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
4 beds, 2 full baths, 1,105 sqft living area
Great Opportunity to Start Your Holiday Memories in this Retro Classic Cape Cod Home. Located in the Very Popular Historic Washington Woods Neighborhood of Claremont. Surrounded by Bike Paths, Walking Trails, Streams, Barcroft Park, & Four Mile Run. Within Walking Distance of the Village of Shirlington that has Great Restaurants, Signature Theatre for Live Off Broadway Productions, Library, AMC Movie Theatre Coffee Shops, Post Office, & Transportation Hub. Close to Washington DC, Pentagon, Reagon National Airport. Plus the New Developement on the Corner of Route 7 & Beaureguard Which will Have a Harris Teater & 24 Hour Silver Diner all Within Walking Distance.This Home has had Only Two Owners. Lovingly Maintained for Over 60 Years. Original Oak Hardwood Floors, Glass Door Knobs on Doors throughout, Ceramic Tile in Bathrooms Great Colors. Home is Waiting to be Updated in New Jewel Tone Paint Colors Popupar in the 1950's, 60's. You can Decorate with Modern Simple Furniture to Make a Wonderful Cozy Home. It Includes a Wood Paneled Basement Rec. Room Complete with Bar, for Fun Entertaining. Wood Burning Fireplace with mantel for Winter Enjoyment. In Warmer Weather Lounge in the Back Deck in a Peaceful Private Setting with Mature Trees and Bushes. Plenty of Space for Gardening on the Side Yard. Totally Fence in Yard to Keep Your Pets & Children Playing in a Safe Space. Stop By This Weekend During Open House!