AR - Dominion Hills
Dominion Hills neighborhood in Arlington County Virginia is a great place for families. This area of Arlington County has a quiet suburban feel. There are many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors here.
A distinctive feature of this neighborhood is the large number of two story colonial revival style homes. This part of the community is known as Dominion Hills Historic District and is on the United States National Register of Historic Places. These homes were built from 1945 to 1948 to attract working and middle class residents to the area. The colonial homes don’t come in a wide variety of styles but they are an impressive piece of history on six to seven thousand square foot lots underneath the shade of mature trees. Other areas of Dominion Hills feature ranch and split level homes later added around the historic area.
Some of Dominion Hills Historic District’s most notable past residents include siblings Shirley MacClaine and Warren Beatty.
Recreational activities abound in Dominion Hills Arlington VA. Dominion Hills Park is the largest in the neighborhood with play structures and play areas for kids of all ages plus walking trails. Four Mile Run Trail is seven miles of paved trail that follows the Four Mile Run stream to where the it empties into the Potomac River. Bikers, walkers, runners can frequently be found on this trail. Parallel to Four Mile Run Trail is the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Trail a paved trail set along an old railroad track. Bon Air Park is full of beautiful gardens. Bon Air Park also has tennis court, basketball court, picnic areas, and playgrounds. The Dominion Hills Pool is popular as well with a great swimming facility and competitive swim team for kids.
The Dominion Hills Civic Association owns Dominion Hills Park and takes pride in providing a host of wonderful activities for the residents of Dominion Hills Arlington VA. The park is the sight of many popular community festivals throughout the year.
Other hot spots in Dominion Hills include the Westover Market with Beer Garden and Live Music and the Westover Farmer’s Market. The Westover Market is a great place to find local produce and farm to table prepared goods.
Dominion Hills Arlington VA is just five miles from Washington D.C. Commuters who love the freedom of driving their own car can hop on the I-66 or Routes 50 and 7. Public transportation also makes commuting easy with MetroBus service to Ballston MetroRail Station. East Falls Church MetrorRail Station is just one mile from Dominion Hills Arlington VA. The Silver Line MetroRail Station is slated to open at the end of July 2014 offering easy access to Tyson’s Corner and other points beyond as well.
The schools for Dominion Hills are in the amazing Arlington County School District . Schools for Dominion Hills Arlington VA include Ashlawn and McKinley Elementary, Swanson Middle School and Yorktown and Washington-Lee High. These two high schools have some of the highest ratings in the area.
If you are looking for a phenomenal place to raise a family Dominion Hills Arlington VA is it.
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