AR - Arlington Ridge
Arlington Ridge is located in Arlington County just minutes from Washington D.C. across the Potomac River in Northern Virginia. This small community is bordered to the north by The Pentagon, to the south by Alexandria and the west by the Army Navy Country Club.
Arlington Ridge Road is the main road through Arlington Ridge. Arlington VA. “The Ridge”, as locals call it, is full of some of the most beautiful manors in Virginia overlooking the Potomac Valley, Washington D.C. and the Pentagon. This area is so beautiful that it is literally a scene right out of a movie. The 1987 film, No Way Out, with Kevin Costner features many views of Arlington Ridge.
At the northern end of Arlington Ridge Road Arlington VA is Prospect Hill, a famous historical sight. Prospect Hill overlooks The Pentagon and is the spot from which many professional photographs of The Pentagon have been taken. Other notable stops in Arlington Ridge Arlington VA include the Hume School, an old schoolhouse turned into the Arlington Historical Society, and Fort Scott Park, home of historic Fort Scott.
Residents who love the freedom of driving to work in Washington D.C. tend to settle in Arlington Ridge Arlington VA. Arlington Ridge has been described as “ D.C.-centric” as it is a straight shot down the freeway to Washington D.C. The Shirley Highway, also known as Interstate 395, lines the western and northern borders of the community with an on ramp at the end of South Arlington Ridge Road.
A five-minute walk down the hill takes you to Pentagon City Mall for nearby high-end shopping (Nordstrom), grocery shopping and dining opportunities. Tourist attractions abound with the Air Force Memorial, 911 Memorial, Arlington Cemetery to name a few, all within a five-minute drive.
Many of the homes in Arlington Ridge Arlington VA are large and picturesque among winding streets and tall mature oak trees. There are also a mix of apartments, condos, and smaller single family homes all conveniently served by the Pentagon City Metrorail stop.
Living in this ideal quiet community makes one forget that the thriving mecca of Washington D.C. is just minutes across the border. The well-known Arlington Ridge Civic Association has worked hard to preserve the community atmosphere and character since 1920. The residents of Arlington Ridge Arlington VA take pride in their community.
Young residents of the Arlington Ridge community attend Arlington Public Schools, a majority of which has received a 10 rating from Great Schools.
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