Why Not Bellevue Forest?

Bellevue Forest is a bucolic and quiet neighborhood located in the upper northeastern section of Arlington County. The neighborhood is bordered by the Potomac River and Gulf Branch, home of the Gulf Branch Nature Center.

Single-family house at 3435 Roberts Ln, Arlington, VA 22207
Single-family house at Bellevue Forest is in Arlington 22207

Established in 1938, Bellevue Forest neighborhood features generously-sized houses that are built in large lots and surrounded by a lush wooded setting. Bellevue takes its name from Grunwell’s Bellevue, a manor built shortly after the Civil War. Most of the homes in Bellevue were built from 1938-1958.

Bellevue Forest neighborhood is characterized by many culs-de-sac, T-intersections, wide streets, few sidewalks, and large lot sizes. The most common type of homes you will find in Bellevue Forest neighborhood are English Cottage, Colonial Revival, English Tutor, Middle Ranch, and Ranch Rambler.

Bellevue Forest neighbourhood has managed to retain the same suburban feel that it has had since its inception. It is still isolated, wooded, but just minutes away from Washington D.C.

Bellevue Forest neighborhood has a lot of restaurants and parks including Gulf Branch Nature Center, Donaldson Run Park, and Donaldson Run Pool (Membership). Schools that serve the area include Chesterbrook Montessori School, Tylor Elementary School,  and Washington-Liberty High School.

Properties in Bellevue Forest

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