Built in the 1980s, our 172 brick townhouses sit on 11 acres of landscaped property and are situated around 15 courtyards surrounded by mature trees, green areas, and a lush variety of shrubs and bushes.
for our neighborhood are Abingdon Elementary School, Gunston Middle School, and Wakefield High School. Most Arlington families send their children to neighborhood schools; however, families may apply for other schools. Find out more
and responsible pet owners are welcome. Read more
Two dog parks
are nearby. Shirlington Dog Park
is across the street, and Fort Barnard Park
for dogs is a 5-minute drive. The Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) is just down the street.
Shirlington Village The Village is "a young professional's playground," according to the Car-Free Diet blog, and "a prime residential location" that appeals to families with children and seniors. The reason:
"A stylish collection of restaurants and entertainment options, surrounded by a mix of apartments, condos, and traditional neighborhoods, it is hip enough to attract crowds from other parts of the metropolitan area, but still quiet and quaint enough to be a relaxing home to thousands of residents." Read more
Arlington's tourism website describes dining options in Shirlington:
"The European-style promenade offers more than 15 shops and 20 restaurants. From American to Asian, Indian to Italian and Mediterranean to microbrews, Shirlington has one of the most diverse selections of cuisine you’ll ever find in one neighborhood" ("Al Fresco Dining on a Tree-lined Pomenade
Shirlington Village is "eclectic, accessible, vibrant" and "one of Arlington County’s premier urban villages," says this video by Arlington's Car-Free Diet.
A bike trail
across the street goes all the way to the National Mall and Capitol. "This location is heaven for people who ride bikes," explains one resident. Find out more
Windgate II participates in the Shirlington Civic Association, a volunteer organization residents, businesses, and government working to maintain and improve the quality of life in our neighborhood. Read more about the Shirlington Civic Association
Life is good in Windgate II. Find out for yourself. See photos
. Use these directions
to come visit!
About This Website
This website was launched December 18, 2014 (see announcement
). The site is designed to help Windgate II owners and residents find information, keep up with news and developments in Windgate II, and get things done. Visitors and prospective buyers may also use this site to learn more about the wonderful Windgate II community.
This site (windgate2.com) also offers a login option (in the top right corner). Only Windgate II owners have login access.
We welcome feedback. You may reach out to the volunteer website administrator through the Contact page.