Crystal City apartments for rent are located in the vibrant township of Arlington Virginia, which is situated on the border of the Washington D.C. The community is a vibrant mix of urban and suburban with its thrumming areas of commerce and placid side streets.
Parks and Recreation
There are a few great local parks situated throughout the community like Hopper Memorial Park, Virginia Highlands Park as well as Crystal City Water Park. Hopper Memorial has two baseball diamonds where residents can play slow pitch softball on weekends or toss around the baseball after work, and right next door is a well-kept soccer field along with some tennis courts. The Virginia Highlands Park is a cozy cluster of tall evergreens that are ideal for relaxing in the shade during warm Virginia summers or taking strolls with the little ones. Crystal City Water Park affords visitors a scenic view of the Potomac River, and its crystalline reflecting pool makes it the perfect urban oasis come springtime.
Crystal City apartments are located near a slew of great public and private schools. Toddlers can attend the Potomac Crescent Waldorf School on 23rd street, which is for kindergarten through third grade. As children get older, they'll matriculate into the Oakridge Elementary School, which has received excellent ratings on websites like GreatSchools.org. If residents want their little pupils to attend private institutions, there is a bevy of selections they can choose from, such as the nearby Catholic, St. Rita School or the Grace Episcopal Church. For students excel in technical fields, the Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology is also available.
Apartments in Crystal City have a variety of great stores and boutiques nearby where residents can indulge in retail therapy. The Pentagon City Mall on South Joyce Street has vendors like Macy's, Ann Taylor, Panda Express and J. Crew. For affordable home goods, there's also the Cost Plus World Market and Bed Bath and Beyond.
Getting around the Arlington area from one of the apartments for rent in Crystal City is easy to do with the convenient bus system that runs throughout the community. Also nearby is the Crystal City Metro Station on 18th Street and the Pentagon City Metro Station on 12th Street, both of which can easily usher residents into the city center of Washington D.C. or one of its surrounding neighborhoods. To navigate the neighborhood, the quiet side streets are ideal for bike rides and strolls.
Additional Local Resources
Pepco Electric Company
Fairfax County Water