Are you thinking about living in Lyon Village?
For families, Lyon Village is a highly desirable place to live in North Arlington. This quiet and well-established neighborhoods are very popular because this communities feature detached single family homes within walking distance of public transportation, which is unusual based on the density in Northern Virginia. In many cases, home owners enjoy easy one-to-two block walks to the metro station, which is a real premium perk! It is also easy to walk to one of the many outdoor eateries, Whole Foods for groceries and snacks, or the local coffee shop for a casual cup of Joe. Lyon Village also features a dog park plus two playground parks within its boundaries including James Hunter Park and Lyon Village Park.
About the Communities
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Lyon Village dates back to the early 1900 and features some 800 single family homes on roughly 191 acres. Considered part of Clarendon, Lyon Village is a welcoming community with friendly citizens. This historic neighborhood is known for its tree-lined streets and mix of 1920s-1930s eclectic style homes. Home styles include Cape Cods, Queen Anne, bungalows, Spanish Mission Revivals, Tudor Revivals, brick Colonials, and a few newer Craftsman built homes. Lyon Village is also known for its active citizens and the Lyon Village Citizens’ Association (LVCA), which organizes several annual events including a Halloween Parade and Potluck, December Holiday party, a 4th of July Parade and Picnic, and a spaghetti Dinner. Fun fact, many elected officials have come out of Lyon Village! Lyon Village just minutes from Metro’s Orange line stops Court House and Clarendon making it a convenient commuting option. Lyon Village is also very close to I-395, George Washington Parkway, and I-66. The neighborhood’s main shopping hub is at the intersection of Lee Highway, Spout Run Parkway and I-66. Also, a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall named for the developer’s son, John Lyon, who died in World War I lies immediately east of the neighborhood.
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