Living in Seminary Ridge

Seminary Ridge is a charming residential neighborhood that exudes a warm and welcoming community ambiance. Residents relish in its tranquil tree-lined streets and spacious sidewalks. Conveniently located within a five-minute drive, Bradlee Shopping Center and Alexandria Commons shopping areas offer a plethora of shopping options, from grocery stores like Giant, Safeway, and Fresh Market to charming boutiques and specialty shops. For wine enthusiasts, Unwined, a locally owned wine shop, is the perfect place to find that special bottle of vino on your way home from work. Additionally, Seminary Ridge sits at the heart of Alexandria's four highly regarded high schools, making it a conveniently central location for families and students alike.

Seminary Ridge's strategic location makes commuting a breeze, regardless of where you work in the DMV area. Whether you're headed to the Pentagon, Capitol Hill, downtown, Tyson's, or Old Town, you can expect a seamless commute from this highly accessible neighborhood. With easy access to I-395, The Beltway, multiple Metro stops, and Old Town, Seminary Ridge is a commuter's dream. In comparison to other neighborhoods like Del Ray or Rosemont, Seminary Ridge offers a much smoother driving experience. And for those who frequently travel, Reagan National Airport is just a mere 15-minute drive away.

Local Events

The Seminary Ridge Civic Association is a thriving community organization that values a strong sense of community among its residents. With a voluntary membership fee of $50 per year, the association hosts a variety of events throughout the year that bring neighbors together. From a fun-filled St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt to Screen on the Green movie showings at St. Stephens School complete with snacks and drinks, a Summer Party featuring catered food, games, and bounce houses, a Halloween House Decorating Contest, a Halloween Parade followed by dinner and a meet and greet with Alexandria City PD and Fire Department trucks, to a festive Christmas Party with catered food and beverages, there's always something to look forward to. The association provides valuable community information by maintaining a website and neighborhood directory, and keeping residents informed of local events that may impact the Seminary Ridge community. Through these initiatives, the Seminary Ridge Civic Association promotes a vibrant and welcoming neighborhood for all, fostering a true sense of belonging among its residents.

Things to Do

When it comes to dining, the neighborhood offers a diverse range of options to satisfy any craving. From the classic American fare at Clyde's at Mark Center and the mouth-watering barbecue at Rocklands Barbeque to the freshly baked bread and pastries at Great Harvest Bread, there's something for everyone. If you're in the mood for pizza, you can choose from several options, including Fairlington Pizza and Cafe Pizzaiolo. For a casual night out with friends, Ramparts Tavern & Grill is a local favorite. Additionally, the vibrant shops and restaurants of Old Town and Del Ray are just a short drive away, offering even more options for entertainment and dining.

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