It's easy to drive through the Fairfax Station area in Northern Virginia and see why so many owners are proud to call it home.
In pockets scattered off of Route 123 (Ox Road) you will find custom homes on 1, 5 or even 10 acre wooded lots that reflect their owners and the builder's individual style and taste. Though most of the available open land has already been purchased you can still find lots for sale or in some cases older homes on larger parcels of land that can be torn down for new construction. For horse owners Fairfax Station offers the chance to buy a home zoned to keep your horses on your property. If you need you supplies can head to the Clifton Saddlery just a few miles away in the historic Town of Clifton.
Custom homes in the area range from a selection of older "smaller" homes below $1 Million to new estate homes with over 8000 square feet of living space for $2.5 Million. Land prices vary based on the location and the size of the lot but you can pay anywhere from $425,000 to over $1 Million for a lot. Lots are not on county sewer or water so contracts to purchase land should always include a contingency for perk and well testing if the lot does not have a current certificate from Fairfax County.
Owners in the Fairfax Station area aren't the only ones who think it is a good place to live. The Fairfax Station zip code (22039) is one of the top earning areas in the US. It has also been named one of the top Fairfax County neighborhoods for home value included with Great Falls and McLean and Cachet Magazine has named Fairfax Station as one of the top 10 suburban neighborhoods in the nation.
For owners in the area they also have a chance to see a number of historic locations including St. Mary of Sorrows Church where Clara Barton wrote the plan for the Red Cross, the Fairfax Station Train Museum and the both the Towns of Clifton and Occoquan. If residents need more modern conveniences they can shop at multiple shopping centers including Burke Centre and Lorton. Since Fairfax Station covers a large geographic area school age children may attend a variety of schools so it is important to check with the Fairfax County Schools site for the exact school your new address will attend. Also close by is George Mason University for students who want to stay closer to home for college.
Search for your new Fairfax Station Home. Our listings are updated every 15 minutes from the MLS. If you need more information on Fairfax Station homes for sale give Cindy Jones and CJ Realty Group a call at 703-346-2213.