Local Real Estate

Kirkside’s nearly 150 homes are primarily four- and five-bedroom stately Colonials and splits built in the 1960s, with some newer (1980s) construction mixed in. In 2019, Kirkside homes sold from the low $600Ks to the low $800Ks. Kirkside features several quiet cul-de-sac streets.

Local Entertainment

The Mount Vernon Rec Center, with an ice skating rink and swimming pool, and the Belle Haven marina are a short drive from Kirkside. Golfers can enjoy the beautiful Belle Haven Country Club, also just five minutes away. The nearby Mount Vernon Trail offers scenic walking and biking. Off the trail, residents can explore Dyke Marsh, one of the largest remaining freshwater tidal wetlands in the DC area.

Local Favorites

Take in dinner on the lovely outdoor patio at Mamma’s Kitchen and enjoy authentic Greek and Italian fare. Or grab gourmet takeout and a bottle of wine from nearby Roseina’s. Meet a friend for coffee at the Hollin Hall Pastry Shop then peruse the aisles of the 1950s era Variety Store, where you can find everything from sewing materials to school supplies.