Best New Listings: The Northern Virginia Edition

by Jennifer Thornhill

In this week’s edition of Best New Listings, we look at three Arlington homes with inviting front porches: a renovated bungalow complete with a white picket fence in the Barcroft neighborhood, a Mickey Simpson five-bedroom in Clarendon, and a multi-level cottage on a great lot near the East Falls Church Metro.

Barcroft Bungalow Complete With a White Picket Fence


This 1,320 square-foot home in Barcroft front porch looks out onto a large landscaped yard framed by a white picket fence. The interior has a renovated top-level master suite with gabled ceilings and two smaller bedrooms on the main level, making it a good home for a young family or empty nesters looking to downsize. An added bonus for any owner is that there is lots of storage space in the form of a kitchen pantry, garage, basement and shed.

  • Full listing: 4717 7th Street South (map)
  • Price: $549,900
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1926
  • Listing Agent: Timothy Pierson, Weichert Realtors

Mickey Simpson Five-Bedroom in the Heart of Clarendon


This five-bedroom house was built in 2004 by Mickey Simpson, a residential architecture firm based in northern Virginia known for designing a variety of homes. The property boasts three covered porches, spacious living areas and is a five-block walk to the shops and restaurants in Clarendon. In addition to five bedrooms, the home has two family rooms and two offices/dens. Also of note, the home is located in the Washington-Lee High School district. (For anyone keeping score, W-L ranked #63 in Newsweek’s 2010 rankings of the nation’s top high schools.)

  • Full listing: 608 Highland Street North (map)
  • Price: $1,535,000
  • Bedrooms: Five
  • Bathrooms: 4.5
  • Year Built: 2004
  • Listing Agent: Ronald Cathell, Keller Williams Realty

Highland Park Cottage with Professionally Landscaped Yard and Brick Patio


This multi-level, three-bedroom cottage in Arlington’s Highland Park neighborhood offers tree-filled views from the house and a professionally-landscaped yard. There is a porch swing that greets visitors near the front door and the backyard offers a large expanse of grass and a brick patio. The bedrooms are not very large, but the home has a good-sized living room and kitchen. It is located approximately one mile from East Falls Church Metro and, perhaps more importantly, is in the Yorktown High School District, which also ranks high in Newsweek’s 2010 list of the nation’s top high schools.

  • Full listing: 5927 15th Street North (map)
  • Price: $579,000
  • Bedrooms: Three
  • Bathrooms: Two
  • Year Built: 1928
  • Listing Agent: Mike Pugh, RE/MAX Allegiance

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