Apartments for rent in Old Town are located in Alexandria, Va., right on the border of Maryland. This bustling suburb has the vivacity of a burgeoning metropolis, yet it possesses the laid-back vibe of a quaint rural town, giving you and your family the best of both worlds.
Outdoors and Exercise
Alexandria is an extremely active community, where the residents prize a healthful environment. Whether you enjoy getting out and playing golf or want to hit the weights, there's a spot for you to be active and get some exercise. Located on Hunting Creek is the Belle Haven Country Club, a pristine, well-kept course that will surely prove to be a fun challenge to even the most experienced players. There, you and your golf mates will be afforded a beautiful view of the water as you make your rounds. After work, you may be itching to do a couple miles on the treadmill or pump some iron. At the local Anytime Fitness, which is located right off of Highway One, you'll have access to premier workout equipment.
If you are looking to commute into Washington D.C. from one of the apartments in Old Town, you can hop on one of the metro trains and you'll be at your destination in a matter of minutes. The two closest metro stations include the Eisenhower AV Metro on as well as the Huntington AV Metro. To drive into the city, or to get to other notable Virginia and Maryland locales, you can always take the highway - just a short drive away from your new home is the Capital Beltway, a main thoroughfare that is where Interstate 95 and Interstate 495 merge. For business or leisure trips to New York or Boston, you can always leave the car at home and take the train - there's a station in the center of town.
Parents who live in the Old Town apartments for rent will have several highly-rated public and private schools that they can send their little ones to. These include the Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy, the Agape Christian Academy, the St. Mary's Elementary School and the Jefferson-Houston Elementary School. Each of these institutions has a unique teaching style and curriculum, giving you ample opportunity to place your little ones in the most beneficial learning environment.
Alexandria has great local businesses within driving distance of the Old Town apartments that you will surely find convenient throughout your stay. These include Montebellow Market on Mount Eagle Drive, as well as the convenience store, Variety Mart on Cameron Run Terrace.
Additional Local Resources
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