About FairFax Station, Virginia
The highly sought-after area known as Fairfax Station is located in Fairfax County just west of Springfield. The great location, of the upscale residential area, offers residents an easy commute to both Fort Belvoir and The Pentagon. Real Estate in the Fairfax Station area is popular with families commuting to Alexandria or Washington DC. Located just 25 miles south of the nation's capital, Fairfax Station is conveniently located off Fairfax County Parkway. The remote and resplendent community offers easy access to the major commuting routes for DC, Reston, and Fairfax City.
Life in Fairfax Station
The upscale community and luxury estates of the Fairfax Station area exude an old-world, old-fashioned, southern charm. The charming community exhibits a strong sense of community spirit. Community activities and events are common throughout the seasons. From pool parties in the summers to Fall Festivals in autumn, the Fairfax Station community offers residents many opportunities to enjoy old-fashioned family fun.
Fairfax Station offers its residents a quiet lifestyle set back from the hectic energy of the larger DC area. The majority of homes in the Fairfax Station community are larger estates, with expansive yards that back to mature woodland areas. For a night on the town, many residents trek the 15 minutes to the nearby historic towns of Occoquan or Clifton to sample some of the regional culture.
Fairfax County is known for being home to some of the best schools in the Nation. Fairfax Station, in keeping with Fairfax County's reputation for phenomenal schools, is no exception. School-age children in the area have the opportunity to attend schools of supurb quality. Schools, such as Silverbrook Elementary School, Halley Elementary School, South County Secondary School, or The new Lorton Arts Workhouse provide many wonderful educational opportunities for area children.
Fairfax Station homeowners in search of an active lifestyle will not be disappointed in the area's offerings. Area residents looking for recreation may choose to head to Burke lake Park, South Run District Park or Lake Mercer.
A Brief History of Fairfax Station
Fairfax Station, named for the railroad station located there, played an important historical role in the region's economy. From the time of its completion in 1854, the Station was critical in the local community life of its residents. Area residents relied on the station for the transportation and supply of goods and services into the region. The station played an important role in the American Civil War. It is at Fairfax Station, the founder of the Red Cross, Clara Barton led evacuation and relief efforts during the second battle of Bull Run.
Homes in Fairfax Station
Tree-lined streets and expansive lawns, characterize the features of Fairfax Station's often large estates. The area often features located on 1/3+ acre lots. The large and traditional style of the homes embody an old-world elegance. The graceful and expansive designs often feature sunrooms, two-story foyers and grand staircases.
New construction is not common in the area as many of the area's homes were built in the 1980s. The strength of area homeowners associations have kept expansion at a minimum. Dissimilar to other areas in the DC metroplex, area homeowners will not need to be bother by unsightly or noisy construction views. At this point, the peace and tranquility of the area has remained intact for over 20 years. Listings in the area range in price from $800,000 to a million in asking.
Contact A Fairfax Station Real Estate Profesisonal
If you are considering a move to the Fairfax Station area, consider contacting an area real estate professional. The homes in the Fairfax Station are limited and the desire to live in the area is high. The supply and demand dynamic of Fairfax Station homes results in a competitive area market. As such, the Fairfax Station real estate market can be difficult to navigate. However, an experience Fairfax Station real estate professional could help.
For the past 30 years, Judi LaMorte has lived, worked, and raised a family in the Fairfax area. Judi is intimately familiar with the area and eager to share her wealth of knowledge and experience. With over 25 years of experience in the Fairfax area real estate market, Judi is able to assist home buyers and sellers in the Fairfax Station area. If you are considering a move to Fairfax Station, contact Judi LaMorte at 703 517-8682.