Stunning 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom house in highly sought after stable and serene neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia (Penrose), a conservative yet diverse community. This cozy home is minutes from Downtown DC, National Landing; a quick 0.4 mile walk to or from gate of Ft. Myer; and an easy 2 mile drive to or from the Pentagon. Location, Location, Location! Amazon headquarters has selected National Landing, Northern Virginia as the next site! The
Located in the highly sought after Penrose community. Within 3 blocks from grocery, gyms, convenience stores, restaurants, and 2 local parks. 1 mile to Crystal City and Clarendon. 5 minute drive to DC. This is the ideal home or investment for someone who is looking to capitalize on Amazon's new HQ2. This home has a walking/bike trial that is currently being developed to give you access from the bottom of the street and bring you into Crystal
Located in the heart of Arlington, this end unit 3 br townhouse is less than 5 miles from DC, Pentagon City, Reagan airport & Crystal City (& new Amazon HQ2) w/ direct bus access at your door steps.Updated w/ new stainless steel kitchen appliances, new paint & new carpet.2 master bedroom: Large master bedroom with expansive loft and possible 4th br. Walk to restaurants, grocery stores and shops
Welcome to East Penrose. Upper-level End unit 2 story townhome with 2 BR's & 2.5 BA's. Windows on 3 sides really allows for loads of natural light. Great kitchen with table space and a pass-through to the dining room. Large living room with fireplace and sliding glass door to balcony. Two master bedroom suites with updated bath. Powder room, on the main floor. Large Real balcony. Minutes to DC, Crystal City, I-395 and the Columbia Pike
Penrose has no Metro station, but it is nearest to the Virginia Square Metro on the Orange and Silver Lines. The neighborhood sits in the crook of three highways: Arlington Blvd (Route 50), S Washington Blvd (VA-27), and Columbia Pike (VA-244). All three connect to I-66 and I-395, which provide good access to the District of Columbia and Alexandria.
Penrose Heights is bounded by Arlington Blvd to the north, S Walter Reed Dr to the west, Columbia Pike to the south, and S Washington Blvd to the east.
Penrose Early Days
The history of Penrose is a fascinating one. William H. Butler and Henry Louis Holmes had been farmers and community leaders in Freedman's Village, a settlement built during the American Civil War in hopes of housing freed men and women and providing them with opportunities in employment, education, and training. In 1879, they purchased land in what is now known as Penrose, and invested immense energy into the improvement and development of the land. In 1882, it was platted as the Butler Holmes subdivision.
In the 1960's Butler Holmes was merged with part of Arlington Heights to form Central Arlington, though in 1995, a citizens' initiative moved that the neighborhood's name be changed to reflect the unique history and character of the area. The community decided upon Penrose, which was a reference to a trolley station that once stood in prominently in the neighborhood. The trolley lines which once bustled in and out of Butler Holmes are largely responsible for the growth and development of what Residents now call Penrose.
Penrose is also the source of the first trans-oceanic voice communication, which bounced from the three tower erected within its bounds to Paris' Eiffel Tower.
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