What Does $500,000 Buy You in Arlington?

In this week’s column we take a look at what half a million dollars can get you in Arlington.

fairlington kitchen

A Two-Bedroom with a Designer Kitchen in Fairlington – $469,900

This renovated two-bedroom features what appears to be one of the best kitchens in the Fairlington neighborhood. The kitchen flaunts a modern island, custom backsplash, sleek stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and high-end cabinets. The layout is open and lfows into the dining room. The upgrades are not just limited to the kitchen. Both bathrooms have also been renovated. The 1,383 square-foot layout even has a den that could be used as a third bedroom.

Price: $469,900
Beds: 2
Baths: 2
Square feet: 1,383
Condo fee: $387

douglas park rambler

A Charming Rambler in Douglas Park – $475,000

Single-family detached homes under $500,000 in Arlington do not come available too often, which makes this quaint home in Douglas Park highly-sought after. At only 757 square feet (plus an unfinished basement), this is minimalist living at its finest. The home is set on a nice level lot that is .19 acres and offers a nice backyard area. The location is walkable to the shops and restaurants along Columbia Pike that are just about .8 miles away.

Price: $475,000
Beds: 2
Baths: 1
Square feet: 757

bella vista living

A Renovated 2-Bedroom Condo Next to Whole Foods – $485,000

This two-bedroom at the Bella Vista features over 1,300 square feet of living space, hardwood floors, and an open kitchen. Enjoy views of the Washington Monument from your own private balcony. Amenities include an outdoor pool, 24-hour front desk, and a fitness center. Walk out your front door to the new Whole Foods in Pentagon City. You know you’ve picked the right location when a Whole Foods opens up right next door.

Price: $485,000
Beds: 2
Baths: 2
Square feet: 1,351
Condo fee: $755

terrace lofts

A One Bedroom Plus Den in Rosslyn – $499,900

The ‘unicorn’ for Arlington condos is the rarely-available 1 bedroom, den, and 1.5 bathroom condo. This unit at Terrace Lofts is that unicorn and it even has two private balconies to-boot. The home has over 1,000 square feet of living space, an open kitchen, and hardwood floors throughout. While no real amenities to speak of, the condo does benefit by having a much lower condo fee. Located on Colonial Terrace, the residence is about half a mile to the Rosslyn Metro.

Price: $499,900
Beds: 1 (+ den)
Baths: 1.5
Square feet: 1,011
Condo fee: $348.08

all photos via MRIS
h/t to Urban Turf DC for the blog post idea. Go read them. They’re great.