The Colonial Village neighborhood is amid Arlington, VA.'s bustling downtown right on the banks of the Potomac River where residents are offered a premier view of Washington D.C., located across the water.
The neighborhood that Colonial Village apartments for rent reside in, is an epicenter of commerce and travel and home to several of the state's main thoroughfares, including the Custis Memorial Parkway, Highway 50 and Route 110. These main roads can usher visitors quickly and conveniently into the city center of Washington D.C. or to other Virginia points of interest. For traveling locally, residents often implement the public transit system, which not only runs all throughout the District of Columbia, but extends into its outer neighborhoods and more remote communities as well. Just a stone's throw away from Colonial Village apartments is the Courthouse metro station as well as the Rosslyn metro station.
Parks and recreation
There is a slew of scenic parks just a short stroll away from the Colonial Village apartments where the general public can take strolls or relax in the grass and enjoy the warm Virginia climes. In the middle of the Potomac River, adjacent to Colonial Village, is Theodore Roosevelt Island - a beautiful wooded area that has great walking paths and a premier of the water. History buffs may also appreciate the park's statue that serve's as a memorial of the island's namesake. Another notable attraction is the U.S. Marine Corps Memorial as well as the Iwo Jima Memorial, which sit amid vast spreads of verdant grass that are traced with well-paved walking paths, perfect for strollers and family walks. If the kids want to run and play and expel some excess energy before heading in for the night, you can always take them to the Dawson Terrace Community Center and Park, which is lined with tall evergreens and cozy domiciles - a perfect spot to meet and socialize with neighbors.
Apartments in Colonial Village are close to vibrant center of commerce, offers an array of great dining options for its residents. A renowned local Italian eatery is Piola, which cooks its food in wood stoves and offers gourmet pizza and pasta. For a more Americanized meal and delectable comfort food, you may want to order from City House on North Nash Street, or enjoy premier Japanese-style cuisine at Kanpai on Wilson Boulevard.
For residents of the Colonial Village apartments for rent who have friends and relatives may be eager to visit and see everything that the D.C. area has to offer. You'll have no problem finding accommodations for them at the local Best Western or Residence Inn, which offer all the amenities implicit in a home away from home.
Additional Local Resources
National Rural Electric
City of Arlington
Public School District