Six Facts To Know Belle Haven

Are you considering buying in Belle Haven? You’ll want to think about these 6 things.

Belle Haven
  1. Residents here are served by Belle View Elementary School.
  2. Properties in Belle Haven typically have 3 to 7 bedrooms.
  3. Many were built in 1949.
  4. The average age of houses on the market in Belle Haven is 58 years.
  5. The most popular style of property on the market today is Colonial.
  6. The average above grade living area in Belle Haven is 3,300 sq.ft.

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Amenities of the Torpedo Factory Condominiums

Life at the Torpedo Factory does not center around a swimming pool. The Torpedo Factory is about life in one of Northern Virginia’s most exclusive neighborhoods.

Most units at the Torpedo Factory are situated around a private formal and well-tended courtyard.

crepe myrtles at the Torpedo Factory

Units come with garage parking in Old Town. If you know the colonial streets of Old Town, you know what a luxury this is.

Union and King in Old Town

The single biggest amenity at the Torpedo Factory is the neighborhood.

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What is a “Colonial”?

Single Family Home in the colonial style

America’s colonial period encompassed a number of housing types and styles, including For more information about Colonial styles, see Cape Cod, Saltbox, Georgian, and Dutch Colonial. However, when we speak of the Colonial style, we often are referring to a rectangular, symmetrical home with bedrooms on the second floor. The double-hung windows usually have many small, equally sized square panes.

During the late 1800’s and throughout the 20th century, builders borrowed Colonial ideas to create refined Colonial Revival homes with elegant central hallways and elaborate cornices. Unlike the original Colonials, Colonial Revival homes are often sided in white clapboard and trimmed with black or green shutters.

Colonial style

In Northern Virginia, the colonial-style of home is perhaps the most popular architectural type of single family home.  From Kingstowne to Falls Church from Mclean to Mount Vernon, colonial homes can be found around every corner.

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A Distinctive Family-Friendly Neighborhood in Mount Vernon

The feeling of space is the first thing that hits you when you visit Mount Vernon Grove. The large homes in this area have lots of green space, which makes for wonderful gardens and plenty of room for the kids. The houses were built in the 1970’s, in a classic colonial style, but over the years have been upgraded. Many include features such as garages, attractive flooring and some appliances.

Mount Vernon Grove is situated a short distance from the Old Mount Vernon road, nestled in a beautiful part of Fairfax County.


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