Learn more about North Ridge
North Ridge is the area that encompasses the neighborhoods of Beverley Hills, Braddock Heights, Timber Branch and Jefferson Park. There are many things to love about this neighborhood. First, is it’s proximity to DC. Living here means a short commute to and from work. For someone who likes to take advantage of restaurants, nightlife and activities in DC you can typically be in the District within about 10-15 minutes. An Uber ride is usually less than $15. Old Town, DelRay and Shirlington are a quick car ride away and they are also walkable.
There is a real community spirit present in this neighborhood from block parties to exercise groups, wine nights, mom’s groups, summer camps, school groups and more. Several restaurants and two retail shopping centers are just within a mile walk. North Ridge is also less than 10 minutes from DCA.
Homes in this neighborhood range in price from the high $500s to above $3 million. Most of the neighborhood homes were built in the 1930s – 1950s. You’ll find everything from original farm house style homes to mid-century split levels and most commonly the Georgian Colonial style. Some are still the original footprint while others have been added on to and some are complete rebuilds. This neighborhood has its own distinct character which reflects the many different types of people who live here. As with most neighborhoods in the City of Alexandria there is no homeowners association.
For Active People
North Ridge has plenty of options for runners, cyclists and dog walkers to connect with the George Washington, Mt. Vernon and W&OD trail systems. There are formal and informal bootcamp style groups and exercise classes in the neighborhood. The Chinquapin park, pool and recreation center and lit tennis courts are all within waking distance. There are also numerous private gyms and fitness centers nearby. For those who enjoy golf, Army Navy Country Club is less than ten minutes away and Haynes Point Golf and tennis facility is also a short drive away.
Things To Do With Kids
- Annual North Ridge “Wheel Day” parade
- Various children’s clothing consignment sales
- Two public libraries nearby
- George Mason School playground and field
- Charles Barrett playground and field
- Beverly Park, trail and bird watching area
- “The Pitt” park and playground
- Beverley Hills Presbyterian Church natural playground
- Two farmer’s markets within walking distance
The North Ridge neighborhood in Alexandria City is made up of several small sub-divisions such as Braddock Heights, Beverly Hills, Oakcrest and Timber Branch. North Ridge is located between Russell Road, Braddock Road, West Glebe and Quaker Lane.
Properties in North Ridge
View our selection of available properties in the North Ridge area.