The perk of this neighborhood is obvious, steps from the last stop on the yellow line of the metro! Located in Fairfax County, north of old town just outside the beltway, you are still close to all the action. This area is filled with affordable rentals, condos, townhouses and even single-family homes. New construction projects are happening every day and the area is soon to be infused with a mix of new restaurants, stores and townhomes. The mean housing price for this area is between $400,000-500,000.
Waynewood is a community built on one of the five farms that comprised George Washington’s plantation, Mount Vernon. The community was opened in 1957 and lies on 301 acres. These homes are mostly four bedroom, detached homes. The average house price in this community is about $720,000. A great community to escape the hustle and bustle of the city while still being less than 10 miles to Old Town Alexandria and a metro. Work at Fort Belvoir? This location is perfect.
Belle Haven is a prestigious neighborhood located just south of Old Town Alexandria. Nestled among Belle Haven Country Club enjoy views of the Potomac River and Golf Greens. Luxury homes and townhomes offer the perfect resting place while being close to the district and Old Town, a commuter’s dream. Take advantage of bike trails, boat docks and Mount Vernon Recreation Center. Homes in this area sell for around $900,000 on average.
New Alexandria is a quiet, wooded community just South of Old Town on the George Washington Parkway. It is walking distance to shops and restaurants, as well as, quick access to the bike path. Great for commuters that want a quiet, single family home to retreat to while being close to a metro and the district. Homes in this area range greatly beginning in the $400,000s and going into the $700,000’s.