Ballston is an Arlington, VA community located minutes from the Washington, DC Metro area just off Interstate 66. Accessibility to the Metro area on both the Metro and local buses, as well as Ballston’s rich quality of life, have attracted many tech-savvy, transit-oriented young adults and families to the area searching the MLS for Ballston homes for sale. Ballston is one of the five “urban villages” along the Wilson Boulevard-Clarendon Boulevard Corridor, which also includes Clarendon, Courthouse, Rosslyn and Virginia Square. This corridor was named one of United States’ 10 “Great Streets” by the American Planning Association in 2008.
Are you interested in learning more about Ballston real estate and buying a home in the Ballston area? Search the MLS for Ballston homes for sale to find everything from high rise city-center apartments to quaint suburban homes. Ballston home owners are served by Arlington Public Schools, recently touted as “a national model for teaching diverse students” by Washington Magazine. The Ballston-based Marymount University satellite campus adds to the intellectual feel of the area. The University’s Business and Physical Therapy schools are located in Ballston.
Buy a home in Ballston and you'll quickly see that Ballston is a bustling science and technology hub where several government agencies and tech headquarters make their home. The Office of Naval Research, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Nature Conservancy are all located in Ballston. Fortune 500 company CACI has a substantial presence here. Business life in this area is bolstered by the Ballston-Virginia Square Partnership, a public-private organization comprised of residents and businesses that promote the area. Search Ballston homes for sale now and become a part of this bustling business environment.
It’s not surprising that Ballston is attracting so many young professionals and their families who are interested in buying a home. There really is something for everyone. Shopping at Ballston Commons Mall, skating with the Washington Capitals at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, their local NHL practice facility or getting some fresh air on one of the many biking and walking trails that run throughout the community are just a few of the weekend activities the area offers. Ballston is also the host of the annual “Taste of Arlington” food festival, which showcases the tastes and talents of forty local restaurants. Begin searching Ballston homes for sale today and learn more about the family fun waiting for you!
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Metro: Ballston, Orange line
SweetGreen, Rustico, The Front Page, First Down Sports Bar & Grill, PF Chang’s, Caribbean Breeze, Pinzimini, Willow, Bailey’s Pub & Grill, CarPool, Cosi, IHOP, Potbelly Sandwich, Big Buns, Ted’s Montana Grill, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, Vapiano, Union Jack’s
Ballston Common Mall
Kettler Capitals Iceplex, home of the Washington Capitals
Metrobus Routes Serving Ballston
M 38B to Clarendon
M 10B, 22A, 23AC, 25AB to Columbia Pike
M 38B to Court House
M 23A, 23C to Crystal City
M 2ABCG, 23AC to Lee Highway
M 38B to Rosslyn
M 10B, 22A, 23AC, 25A to Shirlington
M 2ABCG to Westover
M 38B to Virginia Square
Arlington Transit (ART) Serving Ballston
A41, 42 to Clarendon
A41, 42, 75 to Columbia Pike
A41 to Court House
A51, 52, 53, 62 to Lee Highway
A75 to Shirlington
A52, 53 to Westover
A41, 42, 75 to Virginia Square
Zipcar has locations throughout the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor
Location: Corner of N. Stuart Street and Ninth Street, approximately one block north of the Ballston Commons Mall (Wilson Blvd and North Glebe Road) and south of the Ballston-MU Metro station.
Destinations: Springfield, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge and Stafford
• Ballston-Virginia Square Civic Association