Are you looking for a home in the suburbs of our national capital? Northern Virginia is a great place to find the All-American suburban home. You might be surprised by some of our suggestions.

This section focuses on homes just outside the Beltway or in neighborhoods with primarily single-family detached homes.

  • Northern Suburbs

    Northern Fairfax County– Centerville, Chantilly, Fair Lakes, Oakton, Mclean, Tysons Corner are all located north of Interstate 66 Learn more about:
    • Centreville--- Suburban living near Dulles Airport

    • Chantilly--- Suburban living along the I-66 corridor

    • Mclean --- Great schools in a low density setting near the city

    • Oakton --- Close to I-66, shopping and more

    • Vienna --- Near Tysons Corner and the Vienna Metro
  • Central Suburbs

    Central Fairfax County– Between I-66 and I-95 in places like Fairfax, Falls Church, Burke, Clifton, Fairfax Station.
    • Annandale--- Centrally located inside the Beltway

    • Burke -- A quiet forested community near the Beltway

    • Fairfax Station --- Quiet estates and homes in central Fairfax Co.

    • >>Fairfax --- An independent city at the center of Fairfax Co.
  • Southern Suburbs

    Southern Fairfax County– From the Mixing Bowl (I-495 / I-95 exchange) around to the Potomac, you’ll find Alexandria, Springfield, Franconia, Mount Vernon and Fort Hunt. Check our guide to learn more about:

    • Mount Vernon --- Mount Vernon & Fort Hunt offer quiet homes along the Potomac

    • Springfield --- Reasonable commutes with reasonably prices homes

    • Fairfax --- An independent city at the center of Fairfax Co.


Belle Haven Georgian style
Belle Haven is one of many communities we feature in Fairfax County VA.

Fairfax County is one of the largest counties in Virginia and one of the most prosperous counties in the nation. Much of the Capital Beltway lies in Fairfax County, but most of Fairfax County is just outside the Beltway. Fairfax County ranges widely in price, density and accessibility.

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The following neighborhoods are popular with those who have children.

  • Centreville -- Well-served by parks for youth league sports

  • Chantilly -- Single-family homes and townhouses not far from Dulles Airport

  • Fairfax Station -- Large lots with plenty of privacy

  • Fort Hunt -- Clean streets and strong community spirit

  • Franconia -- Kingstowne is one of the areas largest planned communities

  • Lorton -- Easy access to Fort Belvoir

  • Mount Vernon -- A historic location with river access

  • Waynewood -- A pleasant community

  • Woodbridge -- A little more commute but a lot more home

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