Arlington, Va. is a thrumming suburb that sits right across the Potomac River from Washington D.C. This bustling neighborhood, where the Penrose apartments for rent are located, is rich with modernity, from its world-class dining establishments to its fast and efficient public transit system, yet it is also steeped in history that dates back to the country's birth. Upon moving, you and your family will be able to get the best of both worlds - the buzzing urban environment as well as a rural atmosphere that harkens back to a simpler time.
Arlington is an extremely community-centered town where residents pride themselves on their neighborliness and southern gentility. You and your family will surely enjoy great events that the municipal government and your fellow residents put on, such as neighborhood day, fifty-five-plus day, and Family Fun Night. At Family Fun Night, the kids can play activities, go through an obstacle course, get their faces painted and jump about in a moon bounce. If your little ones have a penchant for drama, they can always participate in the Educational Theatre Company's Weekly Workshops that are put on throughout the spring.
Getting Out of the House
You will easily be able to enjoy the sunny Virginia weather with the vast array of parks located nearby the apartments for rent in Penrose. At Butler Homes Park, you and the kids can play a game of tag or shoot some hoops at the public basketball court. If you want to relax with a book from the local One More Page Books, then hunker down in the shade underneath one of the tall evergreens at Filmore Park. Also just a short walk away, is the Walter Reed Community Center Tennis Court.
If you plan on commuting to work from the Penrose apartments to Washington D.C., you'll have no problem doing so with Interstate 395 cutting right through your community. This main thoroughfare can take you right into the city center. Arlington also has a several metro stations - a railway transportation system that is both efficient and affordable. For further excursions, like cross-country vacations or inter-continental ventures, you can catch a flight at the Washington Airport.
Bustling Downtown Area
To the west of the apartments in Penrose, there's a bustling downtown area, which has great restaurants and eateries like the Capitol City Brewing Company and the Curious Grape, as well as other notable attractions like the Signature Theatre the Energy Club.
Additional Local Resources
National Rural Electric
City of Arlington
Public School District
Did you know?
Arlington is home to the Aircraft Noise Complaint Center?