Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West
Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West

Columbia Heights West Properties for Sale

5612 7TH PL S
$479,000 | 3 Beds | 3 Baths
5012 9TH ST S
$432,500 | 2 Beds | 2 Baths
5635 7TH PL S
$429,000 | 3 Beds | 1 Baths
5063 9TH ST S
$420,000 | 2 Beds | 3 Baths
5512 8TH ST S
$399,900 | 3 Beds | 2.5 Baths

Sold Listings

5225 7TH RD S
$660,000 | 5 Beds | 3 Baths
744 GRANADA ST
$569,500 | 3 Beds | 2/2 Baths

Columbia Heights West Arlington, VA

Homes for sale in Arlington VA's Columbia Heights West neighborhood

Guide to Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West

Columbia Heights West is a lively neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia. Surrounded by many fun outdoor amenities and delicious restaurants, this neighborhood’s location is ideal for those looking for affordable, upscale living while having easy access to the best of Arlington.

Columbia Heights West on a Map

To the north, Columbia Heights West is roughly defined by 7th Street South, with Glencarlyn being its close neighbor. To the east is the scenic Four Mile Run, with the bustling Columbia Pike to the south and South Carling Springs Road to the west.

Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West

The Columbia Heights West neighborhood is primarily composed on condo buildings, with a few townhouses scattered throughout the area. The many condo buildings offer modern units with features such as sleek hardwood floors and new appliances. Many of the buildings offer residents a peaceful courtyard, tranquil streets and scenic trees. Residents can choose from larger complexes to smaller, more intimate buildings with the variety of options.

Dining Out in Columbia Heights West

Columbia Heights West is ideally situated for residents to make the most of all of the diverse and delicious restaurants Arlington has to offer. To experience fine Indian cuisine, head over to Raga Restaurant, right on Leesburg Pike near Falls Church. With a name that means “sweet melody,” Raaga offers an elegant and serene atmosphere along with its rich, intricately flavored sides.

Also on Leesburg Pike is Bamian Restaurant, which is hard to miss with its colorful, bold exterior and bright outdoor sign. The interior is more subtly decorated with high ceilings, crisp white table clothes and comfortable chairs. Appetizers here are served with homemade yogurt and slightly spicy chutney. The lunch buffet gives you an amazing bang for your buck, with a variety of choices that change on a daily basis. The regular menu also offers many different kabobs, platters and vegetarian delights.

Known throughout the city for their charcoal broiled chicken, El Pollo Ricco is located on North Kenmore Square. Offering a quick and convenient, yet truly authentic experience, the friendly staff here is fluent in both Spanish and English. Refresh yourself with traditional Inca Cola, a delicious and flavorful alternative to boring old soda. Be adventurous and try all of their sauces, from mild to green hot and pair your chicken with the classic sides such as coleslaw, rice and steak fries. Finally, finish your meal with the decadent desserts including the alfajores, flan and mihojas.

Enjoying the Great Outdoors in Columbia Heights West

Residents of Columbia Heights West are just minutes from the urban oasis of Glencarlyn Park. With 95 acres of secluded, green open space, it is truly a peaceful escape in the middle of a major city. This park offers a whole host of fun outdoor activities, including fishing, a playground, dog park and amphitheater. Enjoy a nice lunch outside at the shady picnic shelter or take a leisurely nature walk on one of the many trails, with connections to Four Mile Run and the Washington & Old Dominion Trails. The park is also home to the Long Branch Nature Center, which hosts exhibits and live animal displays to educate visitors on nature and the environment. Visitors can also take a walk around the interpretive gardens and viewing pond, or participate in story times and guided nature walks.

Traveling Around Columbia Heights West

Whether you own a car or rely on public transportation, there are plenty of ways to get around the neighborhood and out to surrounding areas. Columbia Pike/Route 244 runs east to west, while South Carlin Springs Road runs north to south, making it easy for drivers to get from point A to point B. Arlington Transit also provides cross-county bus routes to supplement the Metro bus as well as neighborhood connections to nearby Metro stations.

Making Your Home in Columbia Heights West

Overall, Columbia Heights West is yet another great neighborhood on the already outstanding roster of boroughs in Arlington. Offering its residents many different types of housing and relatively quiet streets, this neighborhood provides a unique and exciting city-living experience. 

Real Estate Market Stats

Basic Stats Overview

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Last Updated: 9/19/2017
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 15 +13.3% +53.3%
Months Inventory 2.73 +13.6% +42.1%
Contracts Pending 10 -10.0% -10.0%
Solds: 90 Day 15 -26.7% -6.7%
Average List Price/Sold Price 98.04% -1.6% -0.2%
Active/Pending Ratio 1.50 +21.3% +57.3%
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $309,053 -11.1% +27.0%
Pending $269,795 +1.5% +12.2%
90 Day Sold $241,240 -17.9% +19.4%
Median Price
Active $349,900 -5.7% +37.2%
Pending $234,950 +6.4% +8.5%
90 Day Sold $206,000 -26.2% +10.2%
Days on Market
Active 110.40 -1.7% -19.7%
Pending 19.80 -115.4% -208.1%
90 Day Sold 38.87 +7.4% -51.5%
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 0 N/A N/A
Months Inventory 0.00 N/A N/A
Contracts Pending 0 N/A N/A
Solds: 90 Day 0 N/A N/A
Average List Price/Sold Price 0.00% N/A N/A
Active/Pending Ratio 0.00 N/A N/A
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $0 N/A N/A
Pending $0 N/A N/A
90 Day Sold $0 N/A N/A
Median Price
Active $0 N/A N/A
Pending $0 N/A N/A
90 Day Sold $0 N/A N/A
Days on Market
Active 0.00 N/A N/A
Pending 0.00 N/A N/A
90 Day Sold 0.00 N/A N/A
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 6 0.0% N/A
Months Inventory 3.60 0.0% N/A
Contracts Pending 3 -33.3% 0.0%
Solds: 90 Day 2 -150.0% +50.0%
Average List Price/Sold Price 99.95% -0.9% -0.1%
Active/Pending Ratio 2.00 +25.0% N/A
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $389,233 -14.3% N/A
Pending $403,283 +6.1% +17.1%
90 Day Sold $502,750 +19.3% +24.4%
Median Price
Active $424,500 -3.6% N/A
Pending $435,000 +12.6% +19.8%
90 Day Sold $502,750 +13.3% +24.4%
Days on Market
Active 40.50 +31.7% N/A
Pending 17.67 -48.6% 0.0%
90 Day Sold 25.00 +69.6% +52.0%
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 9 +22.2% +22.2%
Months Inventory 2.40 +22.1% +18.8%
Contracts Pending 7 0.0% -14.3%
Solds: 90 Day 13 0.0% -15.4%
Average List Price/Sold Price 97.32% -1.4% -0.7%
Active/Pending Ratio 1.29 +22.5% +31.8%
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $255,600 -0.4% +11.7%
Pending $212,586 +5.3% +5.8%
90 Day Sold $201,008 -4.0% +9.4%
Median Price
Active $249,900 -4.0% +12.0%
Pending $189,900 +0.5% +5.5%
90 Day Sold $175,000 -17.7% -5.7%
Days on Market
Active 157.00 -17.7% +15.8%
Pending 20.71 -151.1% -273.0%
90 Day Sold 41.00 -0.6% -51.2%

How Much is Available?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Active Inventory
The number of Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West homes listed for sale. Lower inventory favors sellers in negotiations.

How Many Months of Inventory?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Months Inventory
The number of homes listed for sale in Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West divided by the number of homes sold in one month. Higher inventory favors buyers.

More Actives or More Pendings?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Active/Pending Ratio
Ratio of homes in Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West listed for sale versus those under contract. The lower the number, the hotter the market.

Are Sellers Negotiating?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, List/Sold Ratio
Shows a comparison between the final sales price of homes sold in Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West versus their list price.

What is Average?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Average Sale Price (90 Days)
Average list price of homes for sale in Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West

How Fast Are They Selling?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Days on Market (Sold Listings 90 Days)
Average days from Listing Date to Sold Date for Homes for Sale in Columbia Heights West homes that sold in the past 90 days.

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Schools near Columbia Heights West

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Today's Median Price $444,950
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Today's Median Price $276,450
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Today's Median Price $464,900