Post Carlyle Square
501 Holland Lane
AlexandriaVA 22314
Office Hours
  • Mon-Fri: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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High-quality apartments with the amenities
you expect.
Communities in the most desirable neighborhoods.
Commitment to providing exceptional service.
Extremely dedicated, motivated and knowledgeable associates.
Giving back to our communities is part
of our culture.
“Green” since the late 1970s -- long before
the trend emerged.
Pet-friendly – so an apartment becomes
your home.
"Having lived in multiple different situations throughout DC, none has come as close to feeling like a community as Post. Management keeps the buildings looking fresh and clean, and the apartment amenities make me proud to show off my stylish home. Post has truly been everything I've needed (and more)-- all under one roof. Wouldn't trade it for the world; it's just what I need at this stage in my life and career. If you have to rent, rent here."
Cara B.
Post Carlyle Square is located in Alexandria, at the corner of Ballenger and Holland, within walking distance of Old Town Alexandria. From the waterfront to the King Street Metro, Alexandria is a lively neighborhood located on the west bank of the Potomac River, just six miles from Washington, DC. Restaurants, shops and historic attractions line King Street and the area is known for its architecture, antique markets, art galleries, and events. The Post Carlyle Square community offers its residents amenities including beautiful courtyards and rooftop terraces for enjoying sunset views of Old Town. And if you have pets, don’t worry. We’re pet friendly. Check out the Post Carlyle Square pet policy to learn more.
From I-495, exit Route 1 North. Turn left on Duke Street. Turn left on Holland Lane. Post Carlyle Square will be on the right at Ballenger Avenue. From DC, take the George Washington Parkway South or Route 1 South, Turn right on Duke Street. Turn left on Holland Lane. Post Carlyle Square will be on the right at Ballenger Avenue.
Apartment Features (Vary by unit)
  • Studios, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments and penthouses
  • 9' to 11' ceilings
  • Pre-wired for high-speed internet technology
  • Hardwood floors
  • Granite countertops
  • Black or stainless appliances
  • Balconies, balconettes and full-height windows
  • Washer and dryer included in all units
  • Energy efficient
Community Amenities
  • 24-hour front-desk attendant
  • Rooftop terraces
  • Scenic views of Historic Alexandria
  • Two courtyards with grilling areas
  • Two fully-equipped fitness centers
  • Two swimming pools
  • Resident business center
  • Two community rooms
  • Controlled-access community
  • Underground parking garage with reserved parking
  • Two GE WattStation® electric car chargers
  • Convenient to King Street Metro, Old Town Alexandria, Whole Foods Grocery
  • Smoke-free buildings
Pet Types Allowed:
Dogs, Cats, Fish, Caged Birds.
Number of Pets per Apartment:
Maximum of 2.
Pet Weight Limit:
Maximum 80 lbs combined.
Pet Age Limit:
Must be over 1 year old.
Total Pet Deposit:
$700 for up to two cats - $500 non refundable; $200 refundable, $700 for one dog - $500 non refundable; $200 refundable, $1000 for two dogs - $800 non refundable;$200 refundable.
Other Comments:
Manager has discretion regarding each property pet policy.
 All breeds must be approved by management.
The following is a noncomprehensive list of dogs that are not permitted:
Akita, Rottweiler, Doberman Pinscher, German Shepherd, Pit Bull including American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and Bull Terrier, Chow, Presa Canario, Shar-peis, any mixed breed that includes any prohibited breed, dogs with specific defensive or attack training, former Military or Police trained dogs, and any dog with a history of biting.
Exotic pets and reptiles are also prohibited.
Qualified assistance animals are always welcome without deposit or fee.
At Post Carlyle Square, the following fees and monthly charges apply. Charges may vary by property and are subject to change without notice. Additional fees may apply.
Application and Reservation Fees
The following fees are due in full at the time of application and are required in order to reserve an apartment. Post will accept payment by check or major credit card for all application and reservation fees.
Application Fee
Non-refundable fee paid by each applicant for verification of information.
Lease Fee
Non-refundable fee required to offset expenses incurred by management. If the application is rejected by management, the non-refundable lease fee will be refunded in full.
Reservation Fee
One bedroom apartment homes
Two bedroom apartment homes
Three bedroom apartment homes
A Reservation Fee, which will become a refundable Security Deposit upon execution of the lease agreement, will be required at designated properties and, after execution of the Residential Rental Agreement [Lease], is held as security for the resident’s fulfillment of the conditions of the Residential Rental Agreement [Lease]. Deposit may be applied by management to satisfy all or part of the resident’s obligations, and such act shall not prevent management from claiming damages in excess of the deposit. If the application is canceled or rejected by management, the Reservation Fee will be refunded in full.
All states except Maryland and Virginia: If the application is approved, and the applicant fails to occupy the premises on the agreed upon date, except for delays caused by the holding over of a prior resident, management will retain the Reservation Fee.
Other One-time Fees
Other Fees needed to lease an apartment may include but are not limited to: Administrative Fees, Amenity Fees, Utility Setup Fee, Refundable and Non-refundable Pet Fees (see Pet Information for more details) and Non-refundable Controlled Access Fees.
Amenity Fee
This annual fee covers the cost of providing amenity services and maintaining community areas for our residents.
Monthly Recurring Charges
Post will accept personal checks, cashiers checks, money orders, or electronic ACH payments via the self-service Post Resident Portal.
Rent per lease agreement.
Parking Fee
Starts at $75
Unreserved monthly parking facility access per vehicle. Reserved parking starts at $125 per vehicle
Trash Fee
Current Monthly Trash Fee. Subject to change.
Central Plant Fee
Monthly energy and delivery cost to provide domestic hot water and/or conditioned water to each apartment unit at a rate per apartment square footage.
Utility Admin. Fee
Monthly administrative fee that covers the cost of reading, billing and system maintenance for the utility billing systems.
Water Charges
Monthly water usage measured and billed based on the prevailing rates as established by the local municipality. Monthly charges will vary based on consumption and current rates and may contain other municipal fees.