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Aldie, VA
Alexandria - Stonegate, VA
Alexandria - Rosemont, Beverley Hills, VA
Alexandria - Old Town/Clover, VA
Alexandria - Landmark, Cameron Station, VA
Alexandria - Kingstowne, VA
Alexandria - Del Ray, VA
Alexandria - Braddock Heights, VA
Alexandria, VA
Annandale, VA
Arcola, VA
Arlington - West Arlington, VA
Arlington - South Arlington, VA
Arlington - Shirlington, VA
Arlington - Rosslyn, VA
Arlington - North Arlington, VA
Arlington - Ft Myer Heights, VA
Arlington - Courthouse, VA
Arlington - Clarendon, VA
Arlington - Ballston, VA
Arlington - Aurora Hills/Crystal City, VA
Arlington - Ashton Heights, VA
Arlington - 22215, VA
Arlington - 22214, VA
Ashburn, VA
Bristow, VA
Broad Run, VA
Burke, VA
Centreville, VA
Chantilly, VA
Clifton, VA
Dulles, VA
Dumfries, VA
Dunn Loring, VA
Fairfax City, VA
Fairfax Station, VA
Falls Church, VA
Fort Belvoir, VA
Fredericksburg, VA
ft myer - Ft Myer, VA
Gainesville, VA
Great Falls, VA
Hamilton, VA
Haymarket, VA
Herndon, VA
Leesburg, VA
Manassas, VA
Mc Lean, VA
Middleburg, VA
Newington, VA
Oakton, VA
Occoquan, VA
Reston, VA
Round Hill, VA
Springfield, VA
Stafford, VA
Sterling, VA
Vienna, VA
West Mclean, VA
Woodbridge, VA
 
Aldie, VA TOP OF PAGE

 Aldie, VA is  located on the John Mosby Highway (U.S. Route 50) between Gilbert's Corner and Middleburg in Loudoun CountyVirginia. It has a small-town feel, yet is only minutes from dining and shopping in Reston, Herndon, Middleburg, Brambleton Town Center, South Riding Marketplace, Dulles Town Center and Ashburn. 
The town hosts two annual festivals: in May, the Treasures on the Turnpike, and in October, the Harvest Festival.

 
Alexandria - Old Town/Clover, VA TOP OF PAGE

People who live in Old Town Alexandria, get to experience every day what millions of visitors come to see – one of the best preserved examples of Colonial architecture in the country. Cobblestone streets and 18th-century buildings evoke memories of the past, but anyone walking through Old Town will experience the area's modern, hip vibe. Within eyesight of the Washington Monument, across the Potomac River, Old Town offers a refined waterfront setting where international dignitaries and statesmen visiting nearby Washington, D.C., often come for cocktails and exquisite meals.

Easy to navigate by foot, downtown Alexandria begs to be explored, and many do their exploring on King Street, which is home to corner bakeries and boutique shops. The Torpedo Factory Art Center lures art enthusiasts with three levels of studios and galleries where visitors can watch artists at work. Old Town Theater hosts live music, classic movies, comedy and events.

 
Alexandria - Kingstowne, VA TOP OF PAGE

Kingstowne is the second-largest planned community in Fairfax County, with 5,500 homes located on the western edge of Alexandria just outside the Capital Beltway. The general boundaries are Franconia Road to the north, Van Dorn Street to the east, Telegraph Road to the south and Beulah Street to the west. Close to the Franconia Metro station, the Beltway, Ft. Belvoir and other major thoroughfares, it has something for everyone: apartments, condominium units, townhouses and single-family homes with two community centers, two large pool complexes, tennis courts, fitness facilities, and a wide variety of neighborhood clubs and sponsored events. For even more convenience, Kingstowne is anchored by a pedestrian-friendly shopping mall, with trees, big-box stores, a grocery store, a movie theater, ample parking and restaurants.

 
Alexandria - Del Ray, VA TOP OF PAGE

Del Ray is an Alexandria neighborhood located just northwest of Old Town with an artsy ambience and pleasant small-town reputation. Mount Vernon Avenue, Del Ray’s main thoroughfare, is regularly dotted with neighbors—plus accompanying kids and pets—catching up on the sidewalk. Cafés are packed with groups, couples, and singles, and the street’s specialty foods stores are practically steamy with shoppers.

It is home to eclectic shops and signature events like Art on the Avenue as well as flourishing health and wellness businesses. Del Ray hosts the popular "First Thursday" events, in which every first Thursday of the month a new festival takes to the streets, attracting visitors and locals alike in search of family fun and a splash of local culture.

 
Annandale, VA TOP OF PAGE

Annandale is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 41,008 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods. Annandale is very diverse. It has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs; Annandale residents are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.41% of adults in Annandale have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree. It has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US. It is also ethnically diverse, from Korean and Vietnamese to Hispanic, German, English, Irish and Italian. Approximately 40% off Annandale residents were born outside the U.S. Residents have more than 100 restaurants and several shopping centers to choose from.

Commuters enjoy easy access to the Beltway, and mass transit is widely available. Annandale has many sought-after neighborhoods such as Woodburn, Pine Ridge, Strathmead Springs, Camelot, Wakefield Forest, Rutherford, Canterbury Woods, Willow Woods and Red Fox Forest. 

Annandale is home to Wakefield Park which includes the Audrey Moore Recreation Center, a 76,000 square-foot complex with a pool, outdoor sundeck, sauna, courts for racquetball and squash, a large gymnasium, a fitness studio, a cycle studio, a dance room, a pottery lab and kiln, an arts and crafts room, three multi-purpose activity rooms, and a senior center. Wakefield Skate Park is next to the recenter as well as fields for outdoor sports such as soccer, lacrosse, baseball and lacrosse. In addition, the Wakefield Farmers' Market is is held just inside the Wakefield Park Entrance. 

 
Arlington - Clarendon, VA TOP OF PAGE

Just across the Potomac from DC, Clarendon is an area is a popular locale that straddles the line between city and suburb. The urban vibe of boutiques, small music venues and quality restaurants that line Wilson Boulevard are as attractive as the prevalence of suburban amenities like Whole Foods and Starbucks. It's proximity to DC and three Metro stations make it very commuter-friendly. 

Clarendon’s approximate borders are Lee Highway to the north, Kirkwood Road and Irving Street to the west, Route 50 to the south and southeast, and Barton and Veitch Streets to the east. The neighborhood’s urban core and the residential neighborhoods surrounding it—Lyon Village to the north and Lyon Park to the south, all of which are considered part of Clarendon—include a wide range of housing options that help maintain a mixed population. The neighborhood is home to scores of young families. Major thoroughfares border neighborhoods, but the streets are largely protected from heavy traffic and are dotted by several spacious parks.

 
Arlington - Ballston, VA TOP OF PAGE

The Ballston neighborhood in Arlington is a walkable community in Northern Virginia that offers a small-town vibe with a touch of urban. Just a short Metro ride from DC, It is home to a mix of high-rise apartments, condos, town houses and single-family houses. Residents can get to everything they need — supermarkets, drugstores and restaurants — on foot. It is a triangular-shaped community with high-rise office buildings, apartment buildings and condominiums, street-level retail, and single-family houses. 

Attractions include the Kettler Capitals Iceplex — where the Washington Capitals practice  — a comedy club; a movie theater; and a theater. There is also a Harris Teeter supermarket and a Farmer's Market in Welburn Square during summer months. Seventy restaurants operate in a five-block radius.

 
Burke, VA TOP OF PAGE

Burke is one of Fairfax County's hidden gems: good schools, established neighborhoods, friendly people, strong community, convenient shopping and lots of choices in housing styles, including Colonial and Vistorian. It grew from a small, farming enclave to a vibrant community with hills, forested areas and scenic views. Planned communities, like Burke Centre, feature swimming pools, playgrounds, ponds, and tennis courts. In addition, Burke real estate owners also enjoy all the amenities and advantages that thriving Fairfax County has to offer. Burke real estate features both contemporary single-family houses and townhouses; many are of the Colonial and Victorian style. Families are attracted to Burke's three elementary schools and one secondary school.

Commuters appreciate easy access to I-95 and I-495, as well as the two nearby Virginia Railway Express (VRE) stations that take commuters right into Alexandria, Arlington and Washington, DC. For people in the military, Burke is an easy commute to The Pentagon, Navy Yard, Capitol Hill, The White House, Fort Belvoir, Fort Meyers and Crystal City.

Burke has several parks: Burke Centre Park, Pohick Stream Valley Park and Lake Barton Park. Nearby Burke Lake Park surrounds a 218-acre lake with fishing, boating, camping, a miniature train, a carousel, an ice cream parlor, an ampitheater, a miniature golf course, picnic areas, playgrounds, trails volleyballs courts, horse shoe pits and open fields. It also has an 18-hole par 3 golf course, driving range, a clubhouse with snackbar and disk golf.

 
Clifton, VA TOP OF PAGE

Designated as an historic landmark in 1985, Clifton is about 25 miles west of downtown Washington at the western edge of Fairfax County. Some of Clifton's historic homes date as far back as 1871. Take a drive along Clifton Road, lined with rural horse farms and white picket fences; stop by the Big Red Barn which serves as Clifton's community center for town events and then take a stroll down the town's historic Main Street past Peterson's Ice Cream Depot, the Clifton General Store and the Main Street Pub.

Building renovations and a resurgence of trendy new businesses have breathed new life into this charming enclave, which boasts two pubs, Fairfax County's only winery, a coffee shop that serves crepes and several new restaurants including Trummer's on Main which has been profiled in Food & Wine and Bon Appetit. 

Clifton also hosts a steady stream of events including the Clifton Wine Festival, Clifton Day in October, the Clifton Caboose Twilight Run and the town's Halloween celebration. Local parks include Chapel Road Park, Bull Run Regional Park, Clifton Creek Trail, Hemlock Overlook Regional Park, Twin Lakes Golf Course and Webb Sanctuary.

 
Dunn Loring, VA TOP OF PAGE

Dunn Loring is an oasis of quiet suburban streets, shade trees and single-family houses west of McLean and Arlington in Fairfax County. Roughly two square miles, it has a small town feeling, yet is close to the major traffic corridors, the Dunn Loring Metro station and upscale commercial centers. With curved streets, a sense of privacy prevails. Houses are mix of recently built structures and older houses, some even dating back 100 and 200 years.

Dunn Loring also has great schools. Click here for local school information. Click here for local government information.

 
Fairfax City, VA TOP OF PAGE

Located just 20 minutes from Washington, D.C., Fairfax City's attractive blend of commercial, office, retail, and residential properties combines the charm of a small town with the opportunities of a thriving urban area. The city hosts numerous arts and culture events. Parks and trails include Ashby Pond Conservatory, Cobbdale Park, Daniels Run Park, Gateway Regional Park, Green Acres Cenre, Kutner Park, Old Town Square, Providence Park, Sager Trail, Van Dyck Park and several more.

Fairfax City has great schools: click here for a list of public schools.

Cambridge Station

Cambridge Station is a quiet enclave of 118 brick town homes conveniently located near Fairfax High School.  The residents enjoy a low HOA fee which covers front yard maintenance plus snow removal.  The location is perfect!  You can walk to three parks, restaurants, retail and drug stores plus the bus to Metro.  There is a pool in neighboring Mosby Woods and a racquet/fitness club in easy walking distance.  

Mosby Woods

Built by Steve Yeonas, who also constructed Cambridge Station, Mosby Woods is a fabulous community of over 500 solidly-built single family homes.  Mosby Woods offers its residents a fabulous location, hometown atmosphere and amenities including a swim club that residents may join if they choose and a playground.  There is a community association (which is also voluntary) but no homeowner's association and no mandatory fees.  Trash pick up is taken care of by Fairfax City and covered by low local property taxes.  From here you can walk straight to the Vienna Metro -- just go to the end of Plantation Pkwy, it connects to Five Oaks Rd which goes right to the south side of the station. 

 

The Mews (aka "Layton Court")

These large brick town homes offer a quiet mews setting while being just steps away from historic Fairfax City shops, restaurants and fabulous new public library.  The community offers open space and a lovely playground.  Here you can take advantage of  local events including the weekly farm market, seasonal festivals plus the annual 4th of July parade!  The local bus taking you to Metro is just a block away.

Great Oaks

Located next to Fairfax High School and across Old Lee Hwy from the Army Navy Country Club, Great Oaks is  quiet community of architecturally interesting contemporary homes.  Here you have a friendly, closely-knit community in easy walking distance to shops, restaurants and bus to metro.  Nestled among quiet no through streets, this neighborhood has its own private swimming pool. 

Windy Hill

Between University Drive and Chain Bridge Road is the upscale community of Lord Fairfax Estates.  Built over a span of 75 years, these spacious homes offer large lots, two car garages and a friendly atmosphere.  From here you can walk to shops, restaurants and a bus to the Vienna Metro,.

 

 
Fairfax Station, VA TOP OF PAGE

Fairfax Station real estate is characterized by wooded lots, rolling hills, and large, upscale homes. It started out as a railroad station built by Irish immigrants in the 1850s, and has long history. Clara Barton tended to Union and Confederate troops in Fairfax Station during the Civil War, and Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart sent a telegraph from there to President Lincoln, complaining of the poor quality of the Federal mules he had stolen.

Now, with more than 12,000 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Fairfax Station is home to a large population of college-educated adults with families in neighborhoods with great schools and amenities like community centers, outdoor pools and playgrounds. Fairfax Station's median household income is $194,553. Fairfax Station’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family. 

Commuters in Fairfax Station are near the Fairfax County Parkway and two Virginia Railway Express (VRE) stations that go to Alexandria, Arlington and Washington, DC. 

 
Falls Church, VA TOP OF PAGE

Falls Church City is nestled between Fairfax and Arlington Counties. Its highly regarded schools, convenient access to DC and small town charm continue to keep Falls Church high on the list of many home buyers. The innovative GEORGE bus system shuttles residents to East Falls Church metro station, West Falls Church metro station and around the city of Falls Church.

The W&OD Trail runs through the city of Falls Church and is used by walkers, runners and bikers alike.  Residents also take advantage of the various parks and the free summer concert series. Its year-round Farmer's Market boasts between 40 and 50 vendors each Saturday. Falls Church offers diners a remarkable diversity of choices: Mediterranean, Inndian, Thai, Japanese, and the cuisines of Burma, Korea, Greece, Peru, Afghanistan, and Persia along with soul food and barbecue.

The schools in Falls Church City are ranked among the best in the region and the nation.

 
Great Falls, VA TOP OF PAGE

Great Falls is a medium-sized town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 15,427 people, it is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 97.25% of the workforce employed as managers, professionals and sales and office workers, well above the national average. It is also a town of artists. Great Falls has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Great Falls’s character.

Great Falls is very affluent. The per capita income in Great Falls in 2010 was $94,728, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $378,912 for a family of four.

Great Falls is a good choice for families with children because of the town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adultss. Many people own their own single-family homes, and Great Falls’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Great Falls Park, Riverbend Park and Colvin Run Mill Park are major attractions for outddor enthusiasts, and Great Falls has 25 restaurants for diners to choose from in addition to hundreds of choices in nearby Tysons Corners.

 
Mc Lean, VA TOP OF PAGE

In 2008, Forbes name McLean, VA as the 4th most affluent city in the U.S.  It is home to diplomats and many high ranking officials of the US government. It is well known for its upscale homes, proximity to DC offices, easy highway access, and some of the area’s best shopping in Tysons Corner. It also has some of the best schools in the nation.The Metro Silver Line is another big draw.

McLean also has many affordable housing options and the McLean real estate market is flourishing. Energy-efficient houses and open floor plans are popular. 

 
Oakton, VA TOP OF PAGE

Oakton is a beautiful, mostly residential area with a farm and equestrian history which gives it a character all its own. This upscale part of Fairfax County, is a thriving suburb of Washington, D.C. People who live in Oakton can either walk or take a short bus/car ride to the Vienna Metro Station which has available parking. There is also easy access to Route 66 – which is the most direct way to get into DC. Oakton is also close to Reston, Vienna, and Tysons Corner – all great places for working, shopping, and having fun.

People who live in Oakton appreciate the wooded feeling of it, the rolling hills, and the access to many creeks, natural parks and even the W&OD trail for biking or walking. Because of its farming and equestrian beginnings, there are still plenty of lots that allow horses, plus there are trails throughought for horse riders. The average dwelling in Oakton is a single family house set in a lot of about 1/2 acre to 2+ acres, but there are also some townhomes and condos on the south-east end, near the Metro.

Oakton has great schools. Fairfax County Public Schools are ranked in the top 6% in the entire US. And the schools which serve Oakton (and nearby areas) are further highly ranked among Fairfax County schools.

 
Reston, VA TOP OF PAGE

Reston is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the best places to live because of its wide array of recreational offerings, variety of housing styles, vast amount of parkland, pedestrian access, and proximity to Tysons CornerWashington, DC and Dulles International Airport. Reston sits in the middle of the Dulles Corridor where small and large businesses thrive just minutes away.

Residents also express a sense of community and belonging unlike any other traditional suburban community. About one third of Reston’s residents live and work in the community and enjoy a quality of life that is unique and highly valued. More than fifty five miles of pathways connect people to places and encourage walking, jogging and biking to work. Reston has been repeatedly ranked nationally among the top places to live.

Reston Parks and recreational facilities include 15 outdoor pools, 49 tennis courts, four lakes and the 72-acre walker Nature Education Center.

Reston Centers for the Arts include the Greater Reston Art Center, Reston Art Gallery, Reston Community Center's Center Stage, the Hub theatre, the Reston Community Players and Reston Community Center's Jo Anne Rose Gallery.

 
Vienna, VA TOP OF PAGE

Vienna, VA was first settled in the late 1700's, is located in the heart of Fairfax County, nearby to Tysons Corners and about 15-20 minutes west of Washington, D.C. People who live in Vienna are close to everything; it’s easy to get to work, shopping is plentiful, schools are great, and they can walk, or bike to run their errands. Many people in Vienna who work downtown take either the Orange or Silver Line Metro in from nearby stations.

Vienna has a thriving hometown atmosphere. Take a stroll down tree-lined Historic Church Street, or take a leisurely drive through Vienna's Historic District, including Windover Avenue via Pleasant Street. Visit Freeman House and Museum, a general store built in 1859, or walk across the street to Centennial Park, home to an old restored W&OD caboose and bordered by the scenic W&OD Regional Park Trail. Enjoy its many events – such as the Town Festivals called “Viva Vienna” and "Vienna Oktoberfest"; as well as family walks, races and parades. Come to an event or class at the Vienna Community Center that are offered throughout the year. The town also has a Farmer's Market on Saturdays, May through October.

Vienna has great schools: click here for a list of Fairfax County public schools.