Alcova Heights

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Alcova Heights | Real Estate

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Photo of Listing #VAAR2001316

716 S Glebe Rd, ARLINGTON

$5,500,000 - 38,000 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2001316

Photo of Listing #VAAR176696

3619 8th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,550,000 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,449 Sf

MLS® # VAAR176696

Photo of Listing #VAAR2001096

624 S Glebe Rd, ARLINGTON

$1,100,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,912 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2001096

Photo of Listing #VAAR2001064

624 S Glebe Rd, ARLINGTON

$1,100,000 - 2,912 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2001064

Photo of Listing #VAAR2004676

4034 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,050,000 - 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 3,339 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2004676

Photo of Listing #VAAR2001102

3411 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,000,000 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,600 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2001102

Photo of Listing #VAAR2001076

3411 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,000,000 - 2,600 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2001076

Photo of Listing #VAAR2005844

3732 5th St S, ARLINGTON

$995,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,775 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2005844

Photo of Listing #VAAR2000278

3517 8th St S, ARLINGTON

$799,999 - 2 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,206 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2000278

Photo of Listing #VAAR2003984

3903 9th St S, ARLINGTON

$795,000 - 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,759 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2003984

Photo of Listing #VAAR2006180

820 S Oakland St, ARLINGTON

$720,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,570 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2006180

Photo of Listing #VAAR2003272

3951 9th Rd S #3951, ARLINGTON

$507,500 - 2 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,513 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2003272

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Alcova Heights Property Values

Alcova Heights housing options consist primarily of single-family homes, built before 1950. Since then, there has been some infill construction of smaller houses as well as the completion of Dundree Knolls townhouse condominium. Alcova Heights maintains its popularity due to affordable homes on sizable lots. Each house was individually built, so the neighborhood's aesthetic is eclectic rather than streamlined. Styles include bungalows, split-levels, Cape Cods, and Colonials.

Alcova Heights Early Days

"Alcova," like SoHo and NoMa is a clever abbreviation which stands for Alexandria County, Virginia. It was derived by J. Cloyd Byars, the real estate developer responsible for what is now Alcova Heights. He purchased 142 acres in 1921 and after planning and naming the original streets, sold lots at five cents per square foot. Byars' home, which was built prior to the American Civil War, still stands and is the oldest in the community.

By the time Alcova Heights development began, the area was becoming significantly more accessible. The nearest trolley station was less than a mile away and it was bordered by two major highways. A mom & pop bus service cropped up beginning with a single bus and a single driver, running from Barcroft to DC and back.

Alcova Heights Transportation & Location

Alcova Heights has no Metro station, but it is nearest to the Virginia Square Metro on the Orange and Silver Lines. The neighborhood is defined by two major highways: Arlington Blvd (Route 50) to the north and Columbia Pike (VA-244) to the south. Both of these connect to I-66 and I-395, which provide good access to the District of Columbia and Alexandria.

Alcova Heights is bounded by Arlington Blvd to the north, S George Mason Dr to the west, Columbia Pike to the south, and S Glebe Rd to the east.

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Listing information last updated on October 28th, 2021 at 4:46am EDT.