Arlington, Virginia: The Skinny House

Four stories tall and only 12 feet wide, it's the biggest house that could legally fit on its tiny lot. The builder wanted over $1 million for it during the housing bubble, advising that buyers would have to like climbing stairs.

Address:
711 N. Barton St., Arlington, VA
Directions:
On the east side of N. Barton St., just west of US 50/N. Arlington Blvd and just north of Pershing Drive.
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Skinny House.

The Skinny House

Wonder what they will put in the now vacant lot next to the Skinny House? It's very cool!

[Lora, 11/28/2011]

Skinny House.

Skinny House

The skinny house has some attractive architecture, but is REALLY thin. It was worth the visit.

[walkerm, 01/06/2010]

Four stories tall and only 12 feet wide, it's the biggest house that could legally fit on its tiny lot. The builder wanted over $1 million for it during the housing bubble, advising that buyers would have to like climbing stairs.


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