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Thanks for finding this blog. I’ve moved and consolidated my blog content onto a new site – Best Arlington Homes. Please check in with me there, and I hope you enjoy!

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New year, new opportunity for you at the Bella Vista. This condo is the same floorplan as the last one I listed here this past Fall, but it’s higher up in the building (10th floor, great views!) and it’s BEAUTIFULLY renovated.

I’ll post the photos here once I have them, [sold before photos could be uploaded] but consider yourself alerted to this fantastic chance to purchase a 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom unit in a high-end, well-run building in a super desirable location.

Please call me if you’d like more info. Once this property is listed on the MLS it won’t last long!

If you want convenience, have I got a place for you.

A huge — 866 square feet — one bedroom condo is on the market in the Bella Vista, a terrific new building in the Pentagon City neighborhood.  The unit is fantastic, with tons of sunshine streaming in through large windows — what you get in a corner unit.  The kitchen is great, and it opens to large dining space and living room.  The bedroom is private, and large enough for king size bed.  The bathroom is also large, with plenty of space to move around.  Tons of closet space, and a brand new front-loading washer and dryer round out the picture.

The Bella Vista offers 24/7 security, a wonderful outdoor swimming pool, a large and fully-equipped gym, and best of all, the condo fee covers all utilities (except of course your phone and cable).  Oh, and 1 assigned parking space in the underground parking garage completes the picture.  Though of course you don’t have to use your car much, as just about everything is either walkable or you can use the Pentagon City metro stop to get there if it’s not.  Walkscore calls this location a “walkers paradise.”

$334,500 for tons of space and oodles of convenience.  Lovin’ the lifestyle!

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Check out these links for lots of wonderful, easy-to-understand data that Arlington County publishes about two key areas of 22202:  Crystal City and Pentagon City.

The Pentagon City area has changed a lot over the past ten years: shopping, restaurants, and other services now abound. Harris Teeter and Costco are the major grocery stores here, along with any number of specialty shops and restaurants. The majority of housing in Pentagon City are mid- and high-rise condos (e.g., The Cavendish, Horizon House, The Representative, and Ridge House), but there are also a few townhouse condos.

Just south of Pentagon City are the established neighborhoods of Addison Heights, Aurora Hills, Oakcrest, and Top of the Ridge; these neighborhoods are dominated by single family detached homes.

Pentagon City is serviced by the Pentagon City Metro station as well as Metrobus. National Airport is a 5 minute drive. The George Washington Parkway, I-395, Washington Boulevard, Rte. 1 /Jefferson Davis Highway, and Rte. 110 are all within a 5 minute drive of Pentagon City.

Following is a list of Pentagon City Condominiums:

Bella Vista Condominium
1211 Eads St., S, Arlington, VA 22202
High-Rise, built 1989, Pentagon City area

Cavendish (also known as The Cavendish)
1300 Arlington Ridge Rd. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Mid-Rise, built 1982, Pentagon City area

Horizon House Condominium
1300 Army Navy Dr. S, Arlington, VA 22202
High-Rise, built 1965, Pentagon City

Representative (The Representative)
1101 Arlington Ridge Rd. S, Arlington, VA 22202
High-Rise, built 1976, Pentagon City area

Ridge House Condo
1301 Arlington Ridge Rd. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Mid-Rise, built 1965, Pentagon City area

Southampton Condominium
area of 720 15th St. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Townhouse/Piggyback Style, built 1979, right in Pentagon City

Townhome Communities in Pentagon City:

Addison Heights – Duplex Style
Pentagon City area – Fee Simple ownership, no monthly fees
Area of 1109 16th St. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Built around 1940

Aurora Hills – Duplex Style
Pentagon City/Crystal City area – Fee Simple ownership – No fees
Area of 510 26th Rd. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Built around 1940

Forest Hills Common
Pentagon City area – Fee Simple Owneship – Home Owners Association fees
Area of 2319 Queen St. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Built around 1975

Oakcrest – Duplex Style
South Pentagon City area – Fee Simple Ownership – no monthly fees
Area of 3115 Hayes St. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Built around 1943

Southampton
Pentagon City area – Condo Ownership – condo fees – piggyback style
area of 604 15th St. S, Arlington, VA 22202
Built around 1979

Just click here to search available homes for sale in Pentagon City, Arlington, VA.

PLEASE keep in mind that these are condos or townhouses, and as such will have a condo fee or Home Owners Association (HOA) fee associated with their ownership. Details are specific to each community, and change over time. One way to find out more is to contact the Associations for each community directly.

Wherever possible I’ve inserted a link to the specific communities information. However, I can do a quick MLS search (or you can here) for any of these buildings to let you know what’s sold, for how much, what the current inventory is, what taxes look like, the price per square foot, etc. Just let me know what you’d like.

[I’ve compiled a lot of information here, and made every attempt to update and verify it as I put it together. However, I cannot completely guarantee its accuracy. Please let me know what you’re looking for and I’ll update the info, and always be sure to conduct your own due diligence before buying or selling any real estate.]