AR - Arlington Forest

Arlington Forest Homes for Sale – Arlington VA

The Arlington Forest neighborhood is located just a little Southwest of downtown and just East of Fort Myer. It surrounds Arlington Boulevard and is home to about 2100 residents. The community is located about a mile or so west of the Ballston Common Mall, bordering Carlin Springs Road and divided by Arlington Boulevard.  The Northside and Greenbrier sections lie north of the Boulevard and Southside section to the south.

The Median Income of Arlington Forest is about $131,839 with the Median Rent at $1,469. The average home price in Arlington Forest stands at $456,919 and close to 100% of homes in the area were built in the 1950 and before, with close to 75% of homes built between 1940 and 1949.

History –

 Construction of Arlington Forest began in 1939 when the first homes occupied were in the Southside.  Arlington Forest Citizens Association (AFCA) that was founded in 1940.  Our Association has spearheaded activities to develop a human community, as well as a brick-and-mortar community.  It has facilitated protection for the FOREST from potential high-rise commercial encroachment as well as intrusive traffic.  AFCA continues unabated today, thanks to the generosity of many Foresters who are committed to its activities.

Notable Information

• Easy access to Washington, D.C.

• Available public transportation by rail or bus

• Walking distance to a major Metro subway interchange

• Security with very low crime rate

• Nearby schools, churches, shopping center & shopping mall

• Limited traffic on roads internal to the FOREST

• Low taxes yet effective and responsive county services

• Shaded, well-established residential sites

• An historic area in the midst of national historical sites

• Attractive parks and recreational opportunities, which include a community center, swimming pool and tennis club, and amphitheater

• Active Citizens Association with regular newsletter

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Data last updated: May 26, 2019 7:44:pm.

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