Claremont is a residential neighborhood in southwestern Arlington that was initially developed between 1946 and 1954 to provide affordable housing for a large number of veterans returning from World War II veterans.
The Claremont community is mostly made up of single-family homes with architectural style including Colonial Revival, Cape Cod, and Ramblers. Most of the homes are a modest one and two-stories, but some have been renovated and enlarged. A majority of the houses driveways instead of garages. You will find the environment in Claremont peaceful and relaxing with lots of mature trees and paved sidewalks.
Living in Claremont comes with lots of conveniences and amenities. Virginia Route 7 which borders the neighborhood offers a variety of retail, dining, and service-centered outlets, such as Target, Giant, Safeway, and more. The Village at Shirlington is also nearby with some awesome restaurants like Cheesetique, Alladin Eaterly, and Best Bun’s Bread Company. There is also Signature Theater, Shirlington Branch Library, a movie theater and more.
For outdoor activities, residents at Claremont have Claremont Mini Park which is a social focal point for neighborhood kids, Barcroft Park with all its 65-acre recreational options, and Four Mile Run Stream for hiking, biking, and picnicking and grilling.
Claremont community is roughly bounded by South Four Mile Run Drive on the north, South Walter Reed Drive on the east, Virginia Route 7/King Street on the south and South George Mason Drive on the west. Although not near the metro, commuters at Claremont have access to Rapid Transit buses to transport them to Pentagon and Pentagon City Metro stations on the blue and yellow lines.
Public schools that serve the Claremont community include Abingdon Elementary, Gunston Middle, and Wakefield High schools.
Properties in Claremont
5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths, 4,364 sqft living area
Welcome home to this stunning, new construction 5 bed/4.5 bath craftsman in the desirable Claremont neighborhood of Arlington. The gourmet kitchen has a stunning island, custom cabinetry, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Hardwoods throughout main level spill into a light-filled great room with cozy fireplace and coffered ceiling. A breakfast room, mudroom, library/office, dining room, and powder room complete the main level. Harwood floors continue on the second level where the primary suite boasts an oversized walk-in his and her closet, along with a luxurious primary bath. The bath features a soaking tub, large walk in shower, and a spacious dual vanity. Upstairs also includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a laundry room. Downstairs the fully finished basement welcomes you with a large family room, bedroom, full bath and exercise/bonus room. Enjoy the great outdoor space of a fully fenced in yard, complete with patio and ready for entertaining. Enjoy the convenience of parking in your oversized two car garage with extra storage space. A short walk to Capital Bike Share hub, W&OD trail, Claremont mini park, Barcroft Park. Arlington County Parks & Rec offers an indoor swimming pool and other activities at nearby Wakefield HS. The neighborhood Claremont Civic Association offers many activities such as annual Halloween parades, chili cook offs, and bbqs at the park. Welcome home!
5 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths, 3,444 sqft living area
Welcome home to this stunning, contemporary new construction in the desirable Claremont neighborhood of Arlington. Large 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath home with high ceilings, bamboo flooring, & fresh, designer paint colors throughout. Modern open concept with private office, family & dining rooms off gourmet kitchen, centered by a generous island. A screened in porch off the family room leads to a private backyard that is fully landscaped. Upstairs features 2 bedrooms with hall bath, & a large master suite with walk-in closet & private bath. All bedroom closets have custom cabinetry. The high ceilings continue in the fully finished basement, which has 2 bedrooms with bathroom, laundry room with storage shelving, & large storage room. This home also features a one car garage with extra storage space. Welcome Home!