Arlington, Va., is a placid suburb that borders the nation's capital, Washington D.C. This bustling township provides residents with all the basic conveniences and creature comforts with its scores of parks, shopping centers and entertainment venues.
Whether you just want to grab a quick drink after work or are in the mood to take your significant other out for a bite to eat, Lee Highway apartments for rent will afford you ample access to a variety of great eateries and bars. The Lounge at Tara Temple offers a refined environment with its expansive menu of beers and craft cocktails. If you are in the mood for a more lively environment, you can head to CarPool on Fairfax Drive. This local watering hole is always packed with locals on Friday nights who are looking to socialize or settle down to watch some college sports. If you want to sit down and have a meal, Rustico offers a premier selection, while Cosi has an Italian flare with quick and affordable fare.
Residents who plan on commuting from one of the apartments for rent in Lee Highway to Washington D.C., will be able to reach the downtown city center in a matter of minutes with the Ballston metro station just a short walk away. For local travel, there's a bus system that cuts through the community, or you can always opt for pedal power. The uncongested, circuitous side streets are are ideal for bike rides and Alrington has a few great bike shops like Revolution Cycles, Fresh Bikes and Papillon Cycles.
Getting outside and enjoying the seasonable Virginia weather will be easy to do with the various parks located throughout the community. Mosaic Park on North Quincy Street can easily be reached from the Lee Highway apartments. There, you can work on your tan or throw around the baseball for your little ones. If you want to enjoy Mother Nature and perhaps watch the sun set with your significant other, there's no better spot than Ballston Beaver Pond. Also nearby are public tennis courts and volleyball courts, which you will surely make good use of on the weekends as you and your new neighbors play a pickup game or two.
The apartments in Lee Highway afford residents' children access to only the finest educational institutions in the country. Barrett Elementary School has a five-star rating on GreatSchools.org, along with the other public institution, Arlington Traditional. If you want to send your child to a Christian institution, there's the St. Thomas More Cathedral School on North Thomas Street.
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