Built in 1961, the property consists of one eight-story building at the intersection of Old Dominion and Lorcom Lane and two garden-style buildings on Langston Boulevard (Lee Highway) between North Thomas Street and Woodstock/Lorcom Lane.
Carlyn Place Features
The one, two and three-bedroom units of Carlyn Place Condominium range from 658 to 1,277 square feet.
A spacious community room is situated on the top of the eight-story Tower Building. It features floor to ceiling windows with views that stretch to our nation’s capital, a bar area with a stove, microwave, and full-sized refrigerator, as well as restrooms.
Carlyn Place features an updated exercise room that contains free-weights, an elliptical machine, treadmill and recumbent bike. The facility also has a restroom with a shower.
Each unit owner has a separate storage bin in lower-level of the building. In addition, the Association has racks for bike storage in one of the garden buildings.
Dining and Shopping
More than a dozen charming shops and restaurants are located within a block of Carlyn Place Condominium. Right across Lorcom Lane, the Lebanese Taverna Market offers more than 25 prepared Middle Eastern specialties for eating in or taking out.
The colorful awnings of Lee Heights Shops on Langston Boulevard (Lee Highway) welcome neighbors and visitors to a wide array of shopping and dining options. Walk down the brick sidewalks and browse for women’s clothes at Lemoncello, furniture at Random Harvest, children’s toys at Child’s Play, needlepoint at Waste Knot or jewelry at Facets.
Don’t forget about dessert! Try the mousse cake at Pastries by Randolph and get a cappuccino at Starbucks. And if you want to take something to enjoy at home, visit Arrowine for an amazing selection of wines, beers and specialty foods.
And Woof Gang Bakery in the Lee Heights Shops with pet store wares, bakery treats and grooming services for pets.
Within a mile of Carlyn Place, you’ll find numerous other dining options:
Looking for the great outdoors? Lee Heights Park is a short walk away at 2400 North Taylor Street and is fun for kids. The park borders an off-street bike/pedestrian path, which connects to the Potomac Overlook Regional Park. Potomac Overlook offers 70 acres of peaceful woodland, trails, educational gardens, a small picnic area and a Nature Center. Carlyn Place is also less than a half-mile from Arlington’s extensive off-road bike trails.
The Central Branch of the Arlington County Library and the Cherrydale Branch are both within a short distance from Carlyn Place.