Ashton Heights is one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Arlington. This is partly because of its convenient location which is a short walk to the Ballston and Clarendon Metro stops. In fact, many residents in Ashton Heights leave their cars at home and simply walk or bike to Clarendon for some drinks or a bite to eat.
Founded in 1921 by a real estate developer named Ashton C. Jones, Ashton Heights neighborhood is mostly populated by single-family homes that date from 1920 to 1965. The neighborhood also has a number of apartment complexes and larger houses. Ashton Heights features a variety of housing styles but the most common ones are colonials, bungalows, cape cods, and craftsman. There are also some new construction homes being built at Ashton Heights that add to the diversity of residences.
Residents in Ashton Heights do their shopping at Clarendon Shopping, Market Common, Traders Joe, and Whole Foods. The community also features a variety of parks including Gum Ball Park, Mosaic Park, Maury Park, and Herselle Milliken Park. These parks provide various amenities like tennis courts, playgrounds, open fields, and picnic areas, to the residents.
Students in Ashton Heights attend Long Branch Elementary, Thomas Jefferson Middle and Washington-Lee High.
Properties in Ashton Heights