Courthouse is a dynamic neighborhood in the heart of Arlington, Va., a suburb that offers instant access to the bustling metropolitan environment of Washington D.C., while maintaining a placid suburban atmosphere that's ideal for parents, children and single couples.
Parks and Recreation
There is a slew of verdant parks and areas of recreation nearby the Courthouse apartments for rent. Families and friends can head to Whipple Field and Summerall Field to play and stretch their legs or lounge in the grass and enjoy the seasonable Virginia climes. Just a stone's throw away is the MUSS Maine Mast Memorial, a scenic spread of grass inundated with historical monuments. Residents can visit the national sites as they stroll on the circuitous walking paths that cut through grass, and they'll also have a splendid view of the local Columbia Island Marina, which sits on the banks of the Potomac River. James Hunter Park is nestled amid the thrumming city center of the Courthouse neighborhood, which makes it the ideal place to meet up with new neighbors, socialize and perhaps play a friendly game of touch football.
Food and Libations
For nights out on the town, couples may want to stop into one of the local watering holes nearby the Courthouse apartments. The Liberty Tavern is renowned among local residents with its specialty cocktails made with fruit and herbs. They also have an array of great beers on tap as well as a premium coffee and espressos. If residents just want to grab a bite to eat, there is a bevy of great eateries nearby such as Listrani's of Arlington, a premier Italian restaurant, as well as Chez Manelle, a purveyor of Tunisian fare. For a more casual dining experience, there's Fire Works Pizza, which is one of the local favorites.
Getting into Washington D.C. or traveling throughout the area from one of the apartments in Courthouse will not be hard to do with the convenient public transit system. The Courthouse metro station is only a short walk away from your new apartment, and the Clarendon metro station is also close-by. For further commutes, residents have ample access to Interstate 66, which crosses the Potomac River and cuts through the District of Columbia.
Arlington features a great elementary school system that will foster a love for learning within your little ones. Residents who live in one of the apartments for rent in Courthouse will be able to attend the St. Charles School, the Arlington Science Focus School and the Francis Scott Key Elementary School.
Additional Local Resources
Pepco Electric Company
Fairfax County Water