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This camp was established on 1400 acres known as Woodburn Manor in the Dunn Loring area 1.5 miles from the Dunn Loring station on the Southern Railway in 1898. The camp didn't last too long (May-August 1898) but managed to train 23,500 men for the Spanish-American War. The camp was spread out on both sides of the current Gallows road from the W&OD Trail and all the way down to the current location by Fairfax Hospital. So, if you live in communities...Continue Reading!
When is the best time to sell your home in the Tysons Corner area of Vienna and McLean? As you can see in the image to the right, last Sunday during the "snowstorm" may not have been the best time... Still, we had a good turnout at our open house and there are plenty of buyers out looking. A common complaint from buyers and agents this spring has been that the market has been slow and the availability of homes limited....Continue Reading!
We just listed a premium top level corner 1br/1ba in a controlled access building at the Gates of McLean. This home has the features people that live and know the Gates of McLean are looking for; the garage parking, the location away from traffic with the bonus of a highly desirable top floor location. The private gated community has great amenities like meandering walking paths and wonderful landscaping and mature trees. For the active it has a basketball court, swimming pool...Continue Reading!
Blueberry Hill is a cohousing community located just 2 miles north of Tysons Corner. The community was started in 1995 and the last home was completed in 2000. The homes are not large by McMansion standards, but the 3bedroom/2.5 baths at about 1,700 sq/ft (+ basements) is what many would consider “right-sized”. The 19 homes share a “common house” with craft room, exercise area, game area and a large common kitchen where team-cooked meals happen a few times a week. ...Continue Reading!
Sit back and relax in your own oasis while everyone else is stuck in traffic. At the Gates of McLean your commute will be a breeze whether you work in Tysons Corner or use the metro to get to work. The Gates of McLean is a short walk down the street to the new McLean metro station on the Silver Line (the Silver Line is scheduled to open sometime this spring or summer.) This home has the features people that live...Continue Reading!
Lots of construction around in the Merrifeld area these days. 1. At the Dunn Loring metro station construction of the new parking garages and apartments at Avenir Place are in various stages of completion. Additional retail space, the Harris Teeter and second building for Avenir Place is next and should be completed in the spring of 2015. 2. Down the street at Halstead Square, the final phase of that project is under construction. The existing phases brought some much needed restaurants and...Continue Reading!
When purchasing a condominium there are a few additional things to be cognizant about. In addition to purchasing your specific unit, you are also becoming part owner of an entity called the condominium association. That is great in some ways - it gives you usage rights to common elements and also distributes the costs and risks of exterior and interior maintenance like elevators, hallways, roofs, parking lots and so on. On the flip-side, you are at the mercy of the elected...Continue Reading!
Even though the Silver Line metro opening day keeps getting pushed back, there is little doubt that the opening day will come soon. Homebuyers have been planning ahead increasing demand for homes near the planned Silver Line stations for years. Anticipating this growth in demand for homes in the Tysons Corner area, we put together a new website called Tysons Living - http://tysonsliving.com to help home buyers find the perfect neighborhood. So, to find homes within walking distance of the metro stops...Continue Reading!
Floodplains matter and if your home is in one you are at risk of extra costs and headaches. Insurance rates will be higher or may be unavailable – and your home being in a floodplain could also derail a home sale or purchase. After all, if you were looking to purchase a home in a floodprone area – wouldn’t you want to know? Fining out if your home is in a floodplain isn't that easy - even with the internet. The availability...Continue Reading!
So, I got a surprise when I woke up the other day and saw that George C Marshall High School overnight had turned into an average school for the area (their GreatSchools rating had dropped from a stellar 9 to an average 7.) At first I wasn't sure what happened - did they fire a bunch of teachers and thereby changing the student to teacher ratio? Did the construction result in all the good students leaving? Did they cancel their...Continue Reading!