Where We Live: Old Dominion

by Karen Briscoe
November 18, 2020


Where We Live: Old Dominion


Old Dominion is a delightful neighborhood in North Arlington. The community fits its name, as its ambiance represents the historic charm of Virginia. The neighborhood has a serene atmosphere while close in proximity to Washington D.C. For commuters, GW parkway and interstate 66 provide easy access. Available public transit includes a bus that runs the length of Glebe Rd. and provides convenient transport to the Ballston metro station. 

North Arlington boasts top rated schools. Discovery Elementary, Williamsburg Middle, and Yorktown High school are all within a three-mile radius. Old Dominion is close to Marymount University, ranked number 31 in The Best Regional Universities of the South.  Surrounding attractions include Washington Golf and Country Club, Arlington National Cemetery at Fort Meyer, and Chesterton and Lee Harrison shopping centers. For families that enjoy the outdoors, there are a variety of parks, including Potomac Overlook Regional Park, which has a scenic view of the river. 

Homes in Old Dominion range from a few early 20th century Queen Anne’s and farmhouses to more traditional 1940’s Colonials. The lot sizes average from 0.16 acre and the homes contain a range of 3-4 bedrooms. The neighborhood is noted to be walkable and residents enjoy the outdoor environment. Community information is available through Old Dominion Citizens Association. The neighborhood website posts upcoming events, historical information, and a broad wealth of general information for neighbors.  

The homes in Old Dominion are in high demand and tend to not sit on the market for long. In 2020, 11 homes sold ranging between $830,000 and $1,675,000.  HBC Group sold 2518 N Columbus St  in October 2020 for  $998,000.

Karen Briscoe, Lizzy Conroy, Jenny McClintock and their team of agents at the HBC Group at Keller Williams Realty in McLean have been serving clients with their real estate needs in the Northern Virginia area for over 4 decades, and we would be delighted to assist you with selling or buying a home.  The HBC Group consistently ranks as the #1 team in the #1 real estate office in McLean.  Our mission is to improve and impact lives.  We LIVE Here, We WORK Here, We GIVE BACK Here!  We are Your Agents for Life!  Contact the HBC Group today at 703-734-0194 or homes@hbcgroupkw.com. 

Karen Briscoe is Principal of the Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group (HBC) and author of "Real Estate Success in 5 Minutes a Day". She is an Associate Broker in Virginia, a Certified Luxury Home Market Specialist, and a member of the Women’s Council of Realtors. Karen began her real estate career developing residential lots with the Trammel Crow Company in Dallas, and in commercial real estate with The Staubach Company in the Washington, DC Metro area. Karen has a Masters Degree from Southern Methodist University and her BA from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri – her hometown.
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