Shirlington

Shirlington Real Estate

The Shirlington neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia, is widely acknowledged as an "urban village" and is increasingly popular with new DC residents because of its pedestrian-friendly character, affordable housing, and vibrant blocks of restaurants, retail, and the arts.   In fact, as home to the Signature Theater, and "Theatre on the Run," Shirlington has been dubbed the "arts and and entertainment" section of Arlington.  Bounded by 395 on the east, Shirlington's quirky name comes form the combination of "Shirley" (from the nearby Shirley Highway) and "Arlington."   Read more about Shirlington real estate.

Shirlington Homes and Condos For Sale

Shirlington Homes and Condos For Sale December 1, 2022
15
Listed
51
Avg. DOM
$414.59
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$439,500
Med. List Price
15 Properties
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$860,000
Neighborhood: Green Valley
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
2,563
Sq.Ft.
2021
Year Built
122
Days on Site
VAAR2020784
MLS
Gorgeous Contemporary Newly Built 4 Level townhome which features 3 bedroom (4th floor master and large bedrooms on the 3rd floor), 2 full bath, 1 half bath. The Towns of 24th is a small Boutique...
$720,000
Neighborhood: Shirlington Crest
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,409
Sq.Ft.
2011
Year Built
2
Days on Site
VAAR2025152
MLS
*VA loan buyers - assume a 2.9% interest rate!!* This is your chance to own a beautiful 2BED/2.5BATH townhouse in the heart of Shirlington Crest! This well-maintained home was built in 2011 and...
$599,900
Condo: Fairlington Villages
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,689
Sq.Ft.
1944
Year Built
43
Days on Site
VAAR2024074
MLS
***RENOVATED Dominion II Model***Rare 3 Bedroom End Unit model in Magnificent Fairlington! Beautiful model like home is located in one the quietest parts of Fairlington at the end of a cul de sac...
$599,000
Neighborhood: Milestone
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,732
Sq.Ft.
1993
Year Built
100
Days on Site
VAAR2021416
MLS
Fantastic affordable location close to Wilson Boulevard corridor, Shirlington, and Amazon. Minutes to DC. 3 Beds, 2.5 baths with two car garage. Main level with spacious kitchen with stainless steel...
$514,900
Neighborhood: Fairlington Villages
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,383
Sq.Ft.
1944
Year Built
92
Days on Site
VAAR2021988
MLS
Tucked away in a lovely park-like quiet and private setting of Fairlington Villages, this interior Clarendon model townhouse has 1383 square feet of space with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus...
$499,900
Condo: Fairlington Villages
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,383
Sq.Ft.
1944
Year Built
64
Days on Site
VAAR2023224
MLS
A bright front stoop, flanked by flowered garden beds, provides a wonderful welcome to this three-level townhouse located in a friendly, quaint courtyard on the end of a non-through section of the...
Open 12/4
2911 Woodstock St S #A Arlington, VA 22206
$495,000
Neighborhood: Courtbridge
2
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
1,180
Sq.Ft.
1981
Year Built
64
Days on Site
VAAR2023210
MLS
Welcome home to Courtbridge of Arlington! This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 level condo has it all: fantastic location, style, comfort, and beautiful views! Step inside onto the newer hardwood floors...
$439,500
Neighborhood: Heatherlea
2
Beds
1
Baths
935
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
70
Days on Site
VAAR2022998
MLS
OPEN HOUSE - SUNDAY, NOV. 20th, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM! NEW PRICE!!!! NEW FLOORING! FRESH PAINT! NEW BALCONY DECK! NEW WINDOWS FACING THE COURTYARD! Newer appliances, including stackable...
$439,000
Neighborhood: Fairlington Village
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,422
Sq.Ft.
1948
Year Built
14
Days on Site
VAAX2019198
MLS
INVESTORS - Bargain Priced!! Seller is motivated to close by DEC 12, 2022. Current lease expires May 31, 2024 at $2300 per mo which is paid on time. Spacious 1422 SF on 2 levels. Hardwood floors LR...
2
Beds
1
Baths
913
Sq.Ft.
1983
Year Built
36
Days on Site
VAAR2024280
MLS
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION $25K!!! Location, location, location! This bright and beautiful, top floor, corner unit in the sought after Windgate III community. Cozy up in your living room this winter to a...
$405,000
Neighborhood: The Arlington
2
Beds
1
Baths
875
Sq.Ft.
1950
Year Built
15
Days on Site
VAAR2024892
MLS
This beautiful 2BR/1BA condo has over $50k in renovations! It is an end-unit with a huge balcony which faces a quiet wooded area. The kitchen was completely renovated in 2020 and opened up to the...
$405,000
Neighborhood: Fairlington Villages
2
Beds
1
Baths
960
Sq.Ft.
1944
Year Built
7
Days on Site
VAAR2025010
MLS
Rarely available Staunton Model in picturesque Historic Fairlington Villages. Beautiful hardwood flooring throughout, replacement windows, freshly painted. Brand new Bathroom with subway tile,...

More About Shirlington Real Estate

The area started out as one of the nation's first shopping centers in 1944 but faced hard times in the 1970s and 1980s as it competed for mindshare with the newer shopping malls.  Shirlington didn't really come into its own again until Arlington County invested in the renovation of a traditional main street along Campbell Avenue in the late 1980s.  The construction of hundreds of residential units, a new theater, grocery store and library soon followed.  Because Shirlington is not directly on the Metro line, the home prices are lower than in nearby Clarendon or Rosslyn, providing great investment opportunities as well as as an entry point for many families to buy into the area.   A $2 million commuter hub with buses that can make it to the Pentagon in seven minutes and from there to the Metro's Blue and Yellow lines more than compensates for the lack of Metro access.

Today, Shirlington Village is perhaps the best known commercial stretch with its four eminently walkable blocks of high-rises, restaurants, and shops.  A Harris Teeter, a slew of ethnic cuisine choices, and DC favorite destinations such as Busboys and Poets, and the Capitol City Brewing Company, give the area a trendy vibe.  Newer condo buildings such as IO Piazza and Windsor are near the Village, providing the feel of a mixed-use community.  Moving closer to Fairlington to the southwest, the housing stock largely comprises mid-rise condo and town homes that were developed as apartments after WW II and later renovated in the 1980s and 90s to meet increasing demand.  Shirlington Crest is a newer town home development located north of Shirlington Village that caters to the increasing number of young professionals making their home in Shirlington.  The spacious floor plans, two car garages, and easy access to an onsite fitness center are considered premium features for young families or singles working in the District or at nearby federal agencies.

In, fact, Millennials find the access to wide open green spaces, dog parks and Arlington's much heralded network of biking and hiking trails especially appealing.  Shirlington is located near the start of the Washington-Old Dominion bike trail as well as abutting 395, providing easy driving access to Northern Virginia and Old Town Alexandria.  Bounded by 395, Shirlington is the top northeast half of the diamond-shaped stretch of land bordered by Four Mile Run Drive, Walter Reed Drive, and King Street.

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