Clarendon is a bustling neighborhood steeped in history and tradition yet modern by design. You can find landmarks from the civil war and art deco designs of the 1920′s side by side with towering offices and sleek condominiums. Clarendon is both the geographical and cultural center of Arlington’s Rosslyn- Ballston corridor.
The Clarendon neighborhood in centered around the Clarendon metro station and runs east towards Courthouse and west towards Virginia Square along Clarendon and Wilson Blvds.
Acclaimed as a model for “smart growth” after the extension of the orange line in early 1980′s. Today’s Clarendon boasts big box retail while retaining its urban grit and unique character.
The neighborhood is lined with an eclectic mix of outdoor cafes, restaurants and locally owned boutiques. The shopping area culminates at the Clarendon Market Common which offers a beautiful, family friendly shopping area adorned with fountains, outdoor seating, and a playground.
In addition to traditional stores, Clarendon remembers it’s agrarian roots and promotes local farmers and artisans with its weekly Wednesday farmers market held around the metro station from 2 to 7pm.
As the sun goes down, Clarendon’s night life heats up with local music, great food, and endless entertainment options –enjoy happy hour with colleagues, sip some wine with friends, shoot a game of pool, cheer for your favorite team or learn how to salsa. Clarendon has over 60 restaurants, bars and lounges offering something for everyone.
And living in the center of the action is easy in Clarendon — there are four main condo buildings within a few blocks of the metro station and main shopping and dining district. Residences at Station Square, Clarendon 1021, The Phoenix and The Hartford. These condo buildings offer a mix of 1,2, and 3 bedroom homes. For Townhome style living the Bromptons at Clarendon, Clarendon Park and Barton Place offer prime Clarendon locations.
If you need a little more green space — the single family homes surrounding the Clarendon metro offer tranquil hideaways in the midst this lively neighborhood. Historic Sears and Roebuck, beautiful brick colonials and contemporary homes line the streets of Lyon Village to the north and Lyon Park & Ashton Heights to the south. These quaint neighborhoods are characterized by old growth trees, landscaped roundabouts and beautiful front porches where you can chat with your neighbors, relax and enjoy life in Clarendon.
Pricing for Condo, Town and Single Family Homes in Clarendon can very greatly and www.metroarlington.com is the place to compare real time pricing information for all actively listed homes in and around Clarendon. Specializing in metro-accessible Real Estate in Arlington, VA- Our storefront sales center at 1711 Wilson Blvd is just east of Clarendon. If you’d like to take a look at any of these homes, or have any Real Estate questions- our team of Agents from Century 21 Redwood Realty are never more then the click of a mouse, email or phone call away!
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