There are many advantages to buying new, as you may have seen in our comprehensive guide. When embarking on the home buying journey, there are many aspects at play than new construction alone. Your budget, lifestyle, and desired amount of involvement in home maintenance all play a factor in the style of home you choose.
Townhomes can be an incredibly valuable option if you’re looking for something more than an apartment, but don’t quite want to commit to all the responsibility that comes with owning a single family home.
We’ll be featuring our newest community of townhomes for this short list of townhome-living advantages: The Townes at South Glebe II.
More often than not, townhouses sit in populated and convenient locations. These developments are usually situated near vibrant establishments, offering ample choices for entertainment, dining, and shopping. Some townhomes can also be within walking distance to schools and parks. In this way, townhouse living suits virtually everyone. ( SOURCE: 7 Advantages of Townhome Living)
In the case of the Townes at South Glebe II – this is especially true. Located minutes from downtown D.C., the Townes at South Glebe II boasts a desirable south Arlington location. These 3-bedroom townhomes offer the perfect blend of modern luxury and urban convenience. Nestled adjacent to Army Navy Country club, this setting boasts a variety of different dining, entertainment and recreational opportunities, including:
- 8 Minutes From Regan National Airport (DCA)
- 6 Minutes From National Landing
- 8 Minutes from VA Tech Innovation Campus
- 6 Minutes from Crystal City Metro Station
- Nearby Washington D.C. museums and memorials
- Nearby a number of parks, including Four Mile Run, the W&OD Trails, Army Navy Country Club, Walter Reed Recreation Center, Glencaryln Dog Park, Shirlington Dog Park
and so much more
Maintenance of a townhouse generally requires considerably less effort than a single-family home. Typically, in a townhouse community, the homeowners’ association handles external maintenance. Snow to shovel in the winter, grass to cut in the summer, and leaves to rake in the fall – all tasks that you are typically not obligated to take care of living in a townhome. ( SOURCE: Ten Reasons Townhome Living is Better)
3. VALUE FOR MONEY
Due to the smaller lot size, townhome residents may pay lower property taxes than those in single family homes. Furthermore, if you’re worried about having enough living space, don’t be. Many townhomes are every bit as roomy as their detached counterparts, and those with particularly smart floor plans can live like a much bigger home. (Source: 7 Advantages of Townhome Living). In the Northern VA market, sellers also have the advantage of a continuous upwards trend in value. Historically, Arlington County has seen an average annual appreciation rate of about 8.9%. (Source: Arlington Newsroom)
The 18 ft wide townhomes available at the The Townes at South Glebe II feature approx. 2,359 sq. ft., a spacious 1-car garage,an abundance of open space, 3 Bedrooms + an upper-level loft and 3.5 Bathrooms.
4. SENSE OF COMMUNITY
By their very nature, townhome communities are shared by many people, and they all want to keep it safe and secure just as much as you do. You can live comfortably without the fear of intrusion knowing your neighbors are close by and devoted to that same interest. Living in such a way almost guarantees a feeling kinship between and among neighbors.(SOURCE: 7 Advantages of Townhome Living)
5. AND IF YOU BUY NEW, EVEN BETTER
Also especially true of the The Townes at South Glebe II, there’s still time to add your own finishing touches to your home. Enjoy picking out your favorite granite color, fixture finishes, cabinet and flooring colors and more! Your new home will reflect your style, not someone else’s taste. Optional add-ons are available too, including a main-level deck, tray ceilings in the great room, dining and owner’s suite, a wet bar in the 4th level loft and finished lower level with a rec room and bath.
New townhomes also mean: energy-efficient appliances, newer technology, fewer repairs, enhanced air quality, state-of-the art safety features and so much more.
So what are you waiting for, book your appointment to learn more about the Townes at South Glebe II today!