Cherrydale Homes For Sale
Cherrydale Arlington VA is a neighborhood that sits just at the intersection of Lee Highway, Military Road and Old Dominion Drive in the 22207 Zip Code. It affords easy access to the Ballston-Virginia Square neighborhood to the south, and Interstate 66 to the east. READ MORE HERE
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Cherrydale Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia
Very near the heart of Cherrydale is the Five Points Intersection, which is comprised of North Quebec Street, Quincy Street, Old Dominion Drive, Military Road, and Lee Highway. This intersection gives Cherrydale residents easy access to multiple transportation routes and neighboring communities including their amenities.
Cherrydale was placed in the National Register of Historic Districts in 2003.
Cherrydale is an affluent Arlington VA neighborhood.
Homeownership is at a high of approximately 81%, while over 60% are married.
The diversity score for Cherrydale is a low of 44, since almost 84% of the population is white.
Approximately three-quarters of Cherrydale’s population is employed in executive, management and professional occupations.
Cherrydale Real Estate
This Arlington VA neighborhood is well developed with lovely, aged trees surrounding nineteenth and twentieth century architecturally-styled homes. These homes are predominantly single family homes with some townhomes and condominiums and popular apartment complexes mixed in. Bromptons At Cherrydale and 38 Place are but two.
While much of the neighborhood encompasses older homes, there is new construction in Cherrydale, as well. Many older homes in the area have been torn down to make room for new, larger houses. These modern homes often boast five to six bedrooms and four to five bathrooms.
Understand though that most of the older homes have retained their original outward appearance (the renovations have occurred inside) so that the neighborhood has not lost is quaint and interesting appeal.
- No boring homogeneity in Cherrydale!
- Median Home Price is $984,000
- Average Market Rent is $2836
The History of Cherrydale
The neighborhood’s roots date back to 1893 when a post office located at Pollard Street and Lee Highway was named Cherrydale. The name was in reference to an extensive cherry orchard situated behind what is today the historic firehouse. At that time, modern-day Quincy Street was known as Cherry Valley Road.
After the Civil War, settlement began in the area, and by the late nineteenth century, Cherrydale started to evolve from a rural agricultural crossroads into a residential area with a popular commercial corridor along Lee Highway.
The Cherrydale Citizen’s Association was formed just a few years after the neighborhood was founded, making it Arlington’s second-oldest association. The association has done an excellent job of preserving the neighborhood’s history and charm.
Fraber House: This a classic and well-preserved example of an early twentieth century bungalow, and is one of the best intact example of this type of house in Arlington.
Fraber House is located at 1612 N Quincy Street in the Cherrydale National Historic District and received its designation on June 125, 2013.
Cherrydale Volunteer Fire House: This fire station is located at 3900 Lee Highway – was constructed in 1919 – and is the oldest volunteer fire department in Arlington County.
It is also well known for its community events including Santa Claus at Christmas, fourth of July party and picnic and the annual spaghetti dinner.
Cherrydale Hardware Store: Another staple of this neighborhood, this hardware store is located at 3805 Lee Highway in Arlington VA.
It has been serving the community since 1938 at the same location and builders and others from far and wide visit the store for service and items that they cannot find elsewhere. They are open every day of the week from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
You’ll love this Disclaimer regarding their Christmas Shop – “We cannot be held responsible for any embarrassing actions or behavior resulting from the use of mistletoe”.
Shopping & More In & Around Cherrydale
Along Lee Highway, there are a few retail stores conveniently located for Cherrydale residents, although most of the neighborhood is considered residential. Altogether there are approximately twenty-four coffee shops, bars, and restaurants in the neighborhood, and on average, residents will find at least three within a five-minute walk.
Some of these shopping and dining options are Portobello’s, Safeway, Upper Crust Pizzeria, Chipotle, and Starbucks.
Additionally, in Downtown Cherrydale (east of Five Points) which is home to many of the neighborhood's businesses, you’ll find many more restaurants and other service establishments, e.g. small boutique and salons.
Parks And Trails Near Cherrydale
The Cherrydale Park at 2176 N Pollard Street is less than acre, but provides a relaxing, open green space with benches, a playground and a walking path.
Stratford Park is located at 4321 Old Dominion Drive. It is 3.8 acres and features baseball and softball fields, tennis courts and basketball courts as well as picnic areas.
Oak Grove Park is located at 4012 17th Street N – small – has a gazebo and playground.
There is also the Martha Custis Trail for biking, running and walking.
Schools Serving Cherrydale
These are the schools that serve Cherrydale in Arlington VA
- Arlington Traditional Elementary School
- Glebe Elementary School
- Taylor Elementary School
- Swanson Middle school
- Yorktown High School
- Washington Liberty High School
All are part of the Arlington Public School System.
Why choose Cherrydale?
Cherrydale is an outstanding choice for prospective homebuyers desiring a small-town atmosphere with a rich history. The neighborhood is characterized by quiet, tree-lined streets and lovely older homes. With approximately 1400 households, Cherrydale is described by its residents as friendly and convenient.
It is a relatively walkable community with a walk score of 74, a bike score of 68, and a public transportation score of 56.
Many errands can be accomplished on foot, but for those that cannot, four Metro bus lines run through Cherrydale.
Have business at Amazon’s HQ2 in Crystal City? It’s only fourteen minutes away!
CHERRYDALE REAL ESTATE AGENT
Interested in making Cherrydale your home or learning more about Arlington VA Homes for Sale? Call/Text Arlington VA Realtor Norma Skeete today – 703-920-0003.