where we live: Where We Live - McLean Heights - 02/05/20 02:28 PM
The HBC Group is responsible for another home sold in McLean! Cars were literally lining up at the open house the weekend that it was open. McLean Heights is a neighborhood of just 11 homes near downtown McLean. As usual, single level living homes fly off of the market, and this one was no different. Longfellow street has a draw to it, there is a nice mix of new and classic builds. Not to mention, the location is prime. Close to downtown McLean, and minutes from McLean High School are just a few more features of this wonderful spot. 
Why do most … (2 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Lakeford, Falls Church - 10/16/19 02:44 PM
One minute you are experiencing the flashy lights of the Mosaic District, the next you are walking down a serene path alongside a lake. Where in Falls Church could you possibly be? The Lakeford community is where! Located just a mile away from the Mosaic district, inside the Beltway, less than ½ mile to Route 66, Route 50/Arlington Boulevard, and Lee Highway. With easy metro access as well, our lovely nation’s capital is just a ride away!  
Made up of three townhouse communities, and two condo associations, there are 600 total units and it is pet-friendly. Many might be wondering, does … (4 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Heather Knoll Cluster, Reston - 08/28/19 01:04 PM
The Heather Knoll Cluster of North Reston is a small community of 52 townhomes on a charming street named Woodbrook Ct. Construction for these homes was completed in ‘96. The neighborhood is well situated in the North Point area of Reston. With its proximity to Reston Town Center, there are plenty of ways to spend the evenings. There are also countless nearby amenities including Tyson’s Corner, Wolf Trap, and DC just a short metro-ride away.
Reston Town Center is one of the main attractions of this community. It’s home to trendy shops, great restaurants, and a fair amount of office space. The … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Waverly Hills, Arlington - 07/24/19 11:02 AM
Waverly Hills is an area within Arlington, VA consisting of over 400 single family homes, many of which were built in the 30s and 40s. The key features of this neighborhood are the recently renovated Woodstock Park, the nearby Lee Heights shops, and it’s amazing location. You’re minutes from Ballston-MU Station and many in this neighborhood choose not to use a car as their primary transformation.
Woodstock Park sits in the middle of Waverly Hills and was renovated in 2015. The park has a large, modern playground and a drop-in basketball court. Insider tip - there is also a great hill for … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Shouse Village, Vienna - 04/25/19 11:14 AM
Shouse Village is a large Vienna suburban neighborhood of over 250 homes just north of Wolf Trap. These homes are primarily Single Family Homes of the Colonial, split levels and rambler architectural styles. They sit on lush lots, usually around 1/3rd of an acre. The neighborhood attends the McLean school pyramid which is one of our nation’s best school districts. Vienna is regularly voted on of our nation’s best communities, and it has plenty of great local benefits. Shouse Village has an active HOA and more information to be found on their website. https://shousevillagevienna.com/
Shouse Village is centrally located in Northern Virginia, … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: McLean Hamlet - 04/11/19 08:39 AM
McLean Hamlet is a Shakespearean-inspired community of over 500 homes in McLean 22102. Streets in the Hamlet have names like Macbeth St and Capulet Ct. Developed in the 1960's, the homes are various styles and sizes with spacious lots. Their best features are their charm, location, and value!
This neighborhood’s greatest quality is the sense of community. The neighborhood is entirely named after Shakespearean characters. Within the Hamlet, you’ll find Falstaff Rd, Titania Lane St, and Oberon Way. You’ll often find neighbors out and about headed to Hamlet Swim and Tennis, the adjacent park, the local Spring Hill elementary school, and Spring … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Morningside - 03/13/19 01:41 PM
The Morningside Subdivision is a quiet alcove community of just 12 homes between Little River Turnpike, Rt 50, and the Beltway. Built around the turn of the 21st Century, these modern Colonials sit on beautiful private spacious lots and feature impeccably designed floorplans.
This community’s homes are Colonial architectural design with around 6,000 sqft and 4 to 6 bedrooms and over 4 baths. They feature beautiful green lots with views of nature and not much else! Being only 2 miles from the beltway, these homes manage to feel remarkably relaxed and homey. These would be great homes to live in if you … (2 comments)

where we live: Where We Live - Greenway Heights - 11/16/18 10:09 AM
Greenway Heights is a beautiful McLean neighborhood outside the beltway comprised of about 135 homes surrounded by parkland. The neighborhood was founded in the late 60’s and features various home styles, from the traditional Virginia colonial to the mid-century rambler, ideally site on half-acre or larger lots.  Greenway Heights has the feel of the country while still being close to Tysons Corner, the downtown of Northern Virginia.
The Greenway Heights Civic Association is a voluntary dues organization for the neighborhood that plans social events, maintains the entrances to the neighborhood and interfaces with Drainesville District Supervisor’s office and McLean Citizens Association. They … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Mosaic District - 10/25/18 08:14 AM
The Mosaic District is a Town Center with a uniquely urban feel. This is accomplished through a high WalkScore, ample parking, boutique shops, everyday and fine dining, and with some great niche stores that round out the neighborhood and ensure there’s always a new hidden gem to explore.
The Mosaic District’s WalkScore, found here https://www.walkscore.com/score/8323-looking-glass-way-fairfax-va-22031, is 80. Most any errand can be accomplished within this community, partially due to the large Target that has groceries, a pharmacy, as well as typical big-box store goods. While taking a short trip around Mosaic, you’ll find a barber, a butcher, a few gyms of different … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Sugarland Run - Great Falls - 10/15/18 02:04 PM
Sugarland Run is a community of about 50 homes along Seneca Road and Kentland Drive at the Fairfax/Loudon County border.  The majority of the homes are in Fairfax County with a few just over the county line in Loudon. Many of the homes sit on large parcels, affording privacy and tranquility and in some cases views of the Shenandoah mountains.
Home to many technology entrepreneurs, politicians, executives, and professional athletes, Great Falls is a common choice among DC commuters who value a small town vibe, tranquil spaces and privacy while still feeling connected to the city.  Just 10 minutes to Reston Town … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Stuart Mill - 09/27/18 07:52 AM
Stuart Mill Road curves it’s way through what was once entirely farmland and is now serene residential homesteads. This neighborhood toes the line between far enough from DC to be truly quiet while still close enough to have access to activities and transportation.
This neighborhood has been built up over the years. Some of these homes date back earlier than the first World War and 11 have been built since the turn of the century. As most of the neighborhoods don’t have Homeowners Associations, the houses come in various styles, primarily consisting of colonials and ramblers. The more recent homes built in … (2 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Walter Heights - 09/20/18 08:26 AM
Walter Heights is a community of just over 50 Single Family Homes located just outside Downtown McLean. This neighborhood sits just off Dolley Madison Blvd and runs along Buchanan St and Melrose Ave. Originally built in the 20s, these homes have plenty of history and with their prime location is a hotspot for grand New Builds.
This neighborhood’s origins are in the 20s, and many of those houses are still around. These homes are well made and have a classic, timeless feel. The neighborhood feels more homey and suburban than you’d expect for it’s amazing location. The neighborhood started out as Sears … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Westwood Park - 09/12/18 05:17 PM
Westwood Park is a Falls Church community built primarily in the early to mid 60’s. The neighborhood consists of over 170 single family homes. The community runs along Fairwood Ln and its adjoining smaller streets. The great benefits of this community are its location in the beltway, proximity to Falls Church City and the Mosaic District, and ease of transportation.
This community combines an excellent location, within the Beltway, with quieter living. This neighborhood is nestled conveniently between 495, 66, Rt 7, and Lee Hwy and without any retail locations or schools in the direct vicinity means this area primarily gets traffic … (2 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Acredale - 08/31/18 11:20 AM
Acredale is a small cluster of 32 homes along two streets, Babcock Road and Five Oaks Road. The biggest benefit of this neighborhood is it’s proximity to the Town of Vienna and it’s short 1.8 mile trek to the nearest Metro station!
The Town of Vienna is one of our favorite areas in Northern Virginia. Maple Avenue, the section of 123 that runs through Vienna, is a bustling and charming street that has attracted many amazing shops and restaurants. In 2013, Money Magazine called Vienna, VA the 3rd best place to live.
If you’re looking for groceries, our go-to store is Maple Avenue … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Stratford House - 08/15/18 12:22 PM
Stratford House, one of Reston’s finest luxury high-rise condominium buildings, is located directly across Reston Town Center, a burgeoning mixed-use community with great restaurants, shopping and nightlife.  Stratford house was completed in 2001 and is home to over 120 units on 14 floors. Building amenities include an outdoor pool, fitness center, concierge and community room.  Penthouse units afford stunning skyline views and the ultimate in privacy.
The heart of Reston is traversed by the SilverLine Metro which will also extend to nearby Dulles Airport beginning in 2019 and possibly by the end of 2018.  The Town Center is home to many great … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Hunter Mill Estates - 06/01/18 12:36 PM
Hunter Mill Estates is a community of over 160 estate homes located in Vienna between Hunter Mill Rd and the Dulles Access Road bordering upon Reston. All of the homes in this neighborhood are Single Family Homes built in the mid 90’s by the Toll Brothers with spacious lots and an abundance of trees. The neighborhood has an active HOA and plenty of social events. In fact, the community’s annual Yard Sale is Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 7AM if you want to stop by.
The location of this neighborhood is ideal, being roughly equidistant between Reston Town Center and Vienna. Reston … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Colvin Mill Run - 05/03/18 01:35 PM
Colvin Mill Run is a Suburban neighborhood to Washington, DC metro area which consists of just under 50 homes in Great Falls, 22066. The homes in this community all have over 5000 sq ft of living area, and sit on spacious lots, typically around 1 acre. The community sits off of Colvin Run Road a short distance from Leesburg Pike, conveniently located to Tysons, Reston and the local Village of Great Falls.The feel of this neighborhood is very private for its proximity to DC and the beltway. The meandering streets only service this and the surrounding neighborhoods, so cars are sparse. … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Hamptons of McLean - 04/19/18 08:31 AM
The Hamptons of McLean is a large townhome neighborhood which consists of over 120 homes in McLean, 22101. The community sits just off Old Dominion Dr, just minutes from Downtown McLean and all the great things we have to offer here. The community offers two architectural styles of townhomes, built in the 1980’s.The contemporary, more modern architectural style feature vaulted ceilings and one-car garages and were built by Georgelas.  The spacious more traditional architecture townhomes were built by NV Homes. The Hamptons of McLean is the only inside the beltway townhome community in McLean that offers the amenity of a community … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Grass Ridge - 04/11/18 03:07 PM
Grass Ridge is a large Suburban neighborhood which consists of around 100 homes in McLean, 22101. The community abuts Kent Gardens Park between Westmoreland and Old Dominion, north of Kirby Road. This neighborhood is close to both Downtown McLean, Arlington, and Falls Church, with all the great features they have to offer.
Kent Gardens Park is a wonderful place to spend a sunny day, with it’s trails and scenic Pimmit Run running through it. There is also nearby Kent Gardens Recreation Club which you can learn more about on their website:http://www.kgrc.org/. These places give this area an “away from the big city” … (0 comments)

where we live: Where We Live: Bryn Mawr, McLean - 02/21/18 01:16 PM
Bryn Mawr is a large Suburban neighborhood which consists of over 100 homes in McLean, 22101. It comprises of the area along Tennyson Drive and Longfellow Street and abuts the heart of downtown McLean. It enjoys all the wonderful amenities to be found living in this walkable enclave, including the Bryn Mawr park. A heavily wooded park that features a tot-lot, a tennis court, paths, and is a lovely refuge from the busy Northern Virginia community. An insider’s tip, this park is often a cut-through for people walking (or biking as you’ll often catch me doing with my husband on the … (0 comments)

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