Alcova Heights

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Alcova Heights | Real Estate

13 Properties Found. Page 1 of 2.
Photo of Listing #VAAR2001316

716 S Glebe Rd, ARLINGTON

$5,500,000 - 38,000 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2001316

Photo of Listing #VAAR2015888

3836 8th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,826,780 - 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,880 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2015888

Photo of Listing #VAAR2007514

3609 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,350,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,300 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2007514

Photo of Listing #VAAR2017034

4033 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,149,900 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,408 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2017034

Photo of Listing #VAAR2016686

3423 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$1,000,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,568 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2016686

Photo of Listing #VAAR2016702

718 S Quincy St, ARLINGTON

$950,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 1,899 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2016702

Photo of Listing #VAAR2014734

4026 7th St S, ARLINGTON

$865,000 - 4 Beds, 2 Baths, 1,812 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2014734

Photo of Listing #VAAR2016130

625 S Quincy St, ARLINGTON

$850,000 - 5 Beds, 4 Baths, 2,207 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2016130

Photo of Listing #VAAR2016540

3942 9th Rd S, ARLINGTON

$605,000 - 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,632 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2016540

Photo of Listing #VAAR2013544

808 S Quincy St, ARLINGTON

$550,000 - 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 1,872 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2013544

Photo of Listing #VAAR2016172

3701 5th St S #404, ARLINGTON

$249,900 - 2 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,011 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2016172

Photo of Listing #VAAR2004412

3601 5th St S #111, ARLINGTON

$238,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Bath, 978 Sf

MLS® # VAAR2004412

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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 May 28th, 2022 at 9:46am EDT.