Set in an area known more for its historic charm, the Carlyle District of Alexandria certainly stands out. Made up of parks and open space, the district also delights in its more urban conveniences.
Mostly home to large town homes and upscale condo developments, the area is also the setting for office space, shops and dining, plus hotels and entertainment offerings. Residential options here include the Carlyle Towers, a high-rise tower with more than 300 private residences. Options with the property range from one- to three-bedroom units in Carlyle Towers.
Additional residential options exist within the Condos at Carlyle Square. The property features loft-style units just steps away from area shops, restaurants and theaters. For those in search of a town home, the Carlyle City Residences certainly fit the bill. Topping ground level retail space, the private residences offer three- to four-bedrooms, plus you’ll find an outdoor swimming pool and rooftop terraces.
Options in the district additionally extend to the condos of The Jamieson. This property starts with studios, but also offers your choice of a one-, two- or even a three-bedroom design. Added amenities include a rooftop terrace for admiring views of the surrounding area, as well as a fitness center and access to additional hotel amenities.
No matter which particular home you choose, residents of the Carlyle District all enjoy easy access to two Metro stations, plus the King Street Trolley offers up the option of free rides to the Potomac River and throughout Old Town. The neighborhood, however, is more than just residences and parks.
It’s also home to the Inventors Hall of Fame and Museum and the rest of the US Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, it’s also home to African American Heritage Park, the green space of John Carlyle Square and a number of popular restaurants.