Charming farmhouse in sought after Penrose neighborhood! This fabulous home with an inviting screened front porch has 4 good-sized bedrooms and spacious updated bath with double vanity on the upper level. Upper level updated in 2012. The main level features a family room addition, convenient powder room and refreshed kitchen. The addition was built so that a second level could be built on top of it to create a master suite. The home has been
Beautiful 4 BR 2.5 BA bi-level in hot area. Totally renovated throughout: all new (not even used): kitchen appliances, granite countertop, all baths, all windows, all interior doors, carpet and paint, and all window treatments.Ample parking with Ideal location: easy access to Route 50, Fort Myer, I-395, I-66, and D.C.Backyard has insulated shed, ground deck and 3-sided fence.
**Offers to be reviewed on 03/30/19** open house canceled.** Completely renovated open floor plan home sitting on a secluded park in sought after Penrose! Walking distance to stores, restaurants and other wonderful amenities. Minutes to DC, Pentagon. Public transp. a block away! Move in ready, wood floors, stainless appliances, quartz counters, large laundry room, tons of storage. Great outdoor patio and yard perfect for entertaining! Come
Seller has rearranged schedule and will review offers as they come in. Well maintained and updated townhouse in vibrant Penrose. Excellent floor plan with 3 master suites. Sought after neighborhood just steps to upscale shops and restaurants on the Pike and new Fleet Elementary School coming this Fall. All new kitchen appliances. Inviting living room with 12' ceiling, woodburning fireplace - walk out sliding glass door to fenced-in back yard
Stunningly updated and redesigned by a prominent architect, this home is full of charming features such as exposed main beams on the main level, industrial exposed wooded stairs, a chef's dream kitchen with tons of counter space, updated stainless steel appliances, and a bright open floor plan. The home was completely renovated in 2014 and redesigned with a functional floor plan that includes 3 fully finished levels, 2 bedrooms, 2 full
Come see this updated brick cape cod in Penrose! It features an updated open gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors throughout, three bedrooms upstairs, beautiful Tiffany light fixtures throughout the main floor, and much more! Owner has updated the roof and windows! Come see the large private fully fenced backyard with two stunning Magnolia trees. Perfect for entertaining! This home is truly a commuter's dream. It is only 1 light to DC, steps
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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