Live near the Clemyjontri Park and Carousel

Clemyjontri Park is a very unique public park. Like any other park, kids at Clemyjontri can enjoy playground fun. But Clemyjontri is unique in Fairfax County because this is a place where children with and without disabilities can play side-by-side.Clemyjontri Overhead

The distinctions are subtle: Clemyjontri Park is like any other playground, with swings, slides and fun play-equipment. But this park is design with simple changes such as swings with high backs for children who need extra support or nice wide colorful pathways. Most of the grounds are non-slip and with a porous design that provides a greater level of access for children.

The playground has two acres of STUFF! Stuff to climb on, stuff to touch, stuff to read, do or create. Kids love stuff like the Rainbow Room; the Schoolhouse; the Maze, Picnic Area, Movin’ and Groovin’ Transportation Area; and the Fitness and Fun Zone. The pride of Clemyjontri is at the center of the park: the carousel!

The kids that visit love the racetrack. The playhouses have crawling nooks and places to explore. Many children enjoy the balance beams. There are community areas, and places where kids can play alone. There are bright sunny places to play and shaded benches and play areas as well.

An asphalt trail connects the site to trails that encircle the park.

This playground is for all children. Help us keep it clean and safe.

  • No smoking, food or beverages are allowed on the playground.
  • Use playground and equipment for its intended purpose only.
  • Bicycles, skateboards, etc. are not permitted in the play areas.
  • Children and visitors should use age-appropriate playground equipment only.
  • No pets of any kind are permitted on the playground.

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6317 Georgetown Pike

McLean, Virginia 22101

703-388-2807

 

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For more information or to set up an appointment call Julie at (703)765-0300.

Where is the Mayfair of McLean community?

Mayfair of McLean is located at Mayfair McLean Ct in Falls Church, VA 22043.

Townhouses at Mayfair of McLean in Falls Church VA are in close proximity to Schools (Haycock Elementary, Longfellow Middle and Mclean High School). Additionally, they are close to WFC metro station and an easy commute to DC.

Mayfair of McLean community of townhouses was founded around 1990.

Mayfair of McLean in Falls Church VA is great location: only minutes to Tysons, easy commute to DC and more.

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Live near the Galleria at Tysons II

Shop, shop, shop!! Now that I have your attention, if shopping is your thing you must visit Tyson’s Galleria. This upscale shopping experience will fulfill all your needs. With shops such as Ann Taylor, Coach, and Chanel you will find that perfect gift for someone or for yourself. After you “shop til you drop” you can enjoy a nice lunch or dinner at one of the diverse eating establishments located inside the mall.

Maggiano's restaurant
Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant

The Galleria also offers an ATM, Restrooms, Safety Escorts, Gift Cards, Foreign Currency Exchange and much more. Sign up for “The Club” and get exclusive information, discounts, and promotions by e-mail or text.

The Galleria is located at 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA. 22102. For more information including hours and directions or participating stores and restaurants please contact Tyson’s Galleria at 703-827-7730 or go to www.tysonsgalleria.com.

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U.S. Federal Agencies in Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia is home to many Federal Agencies of the United States. It has been described by Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell as “the economic engine of the state” at a Northern Virginia Technology Council address in January 2010 as government contracting has played an important role in the economy of Northern Virginia, providing jobs for many residents. Many of these Federal Agencies are located in Arlington.

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
View of the U.S. Patent Office in autumn.

Here is a list of those Federal Agencies and their locations:

Alexandria

Defense Contract Management Agency
Institute for Defense Analyses
United States Patent and Trademark Office (Carlyle District)

Arlington

Envirnomental Protection AgencyNational Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center
National Foreign Affairs Training Center (Arlington Hall)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (Ballston)
Immigration & Naturalization Service (Ballston)
National Science Foundation (Ballston)
Office of Naval Research (Ballston)
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Ballston)
Defense Information Systems Agency (Columbia Pike)
Defense Threat Reduction AgencyNuclear Waste Technical Review Board (Courthouse)
U.S. Marshals Service (Crystal City)
Army National Guard Readiness Center (George Mason Drive)
Defense Intelligence Agency (The Pentagon)
Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (The Pentagon)
Department of Defense (The Pentagon)
National Guard Bureau (The Pentagon)
National Security Space Office (The Pentagon)
Defense Logistics AgencyTransportation Security Administration (Pentagon City)
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (Pentagon City)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (Rosslyn)
Bureau of Diplomatic Security (Rosslyn)
Office of the Inspector General (Rosslyn)
U.S Trade & Development Agency (Rosslyn)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Virginia Square)
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Virginia Square)
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (Washington National Airport)

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National Reconnaissance Office
National Reconnaissance Operations Center

Fort Belvoir

DCMA - DOD
Department of Defense Agency in Alexandria VA

Defense Contract Audit Agency
Defense Logistics Agency
Defense Technical Information Center
Defense Threat Reduction Agency
United States Army Intelligence and Security Command
United States Army Material Command

McLean

Central Intelligence Agency (Langley)
Farm Credit Administration (Tysons Corner)
National Counterterrorism Center (Tysons Corner)
United States Trade and Development AgencyOffice of the Director of National Intelligence (Tysons Corner)

Reston

United States Geological Survey

Springfield

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The Federal Highway Administration is part of the Department of Transportation

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Aubrey NesbittAbout the Author --- Aubrey Nesbitt is a native of Northern Virginia who attended Virginia Commonwealth University. He is a veteran of the US Army and helps his family business by providing informational articles like this one. In addition to photography and blogging, Aubrey provides administrative support for the office.

Where is Arlington Ridge Road?

Hume School in Arlington VA
Hume School is now a museum about Arlington past.

Arlington Ridge Road traces the crest of Arlington Ridge, a steep rise of land that parallels the Potomac in Virginia.  This the same geographic feature that creates the bluffs in Mclean and the rise of land through Arlington National Cemetery. Throughout Northern Virginia, this rise of land is home to some of the most desirable land in the Metro area and the neighborhood around Arlington Ridge Road is no exception.

Residences here have easy access to DC, Arlington and Alexandria because of both the road network and the neighborhood itself. In addition to easy access to thoroughfares like Rt. 1, I-395 and Army Navy Drive, this old neighborhood has plenty of back streets and cross-streets to help avoid trouble when things back up. In addition because this is an older neighborhood, it’s generally very low density.

The homes in this neighborhood often have sweeping lawns with mature and towering hardwoods.  Many of these homes were built as summer get-aways for old-time Washington DC. Some were not much more than simple cottages. Some are spacious lodges. Many of these homes have had extensive renovations and additions. A good many have been replaced entirely by stately manor homes that speak to the affluence and prestige of this community.

Crystal City as seen from Arlington Ridge
View from Arlington Ridge toward Crystal City

The real estate here is among the priciest in Northern Virginia, but if you’re seeking convenience, elegance and a quiet neighborhood, it’s really tough to beat Arlington Ridge.

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Tips for searching by zip code

Carlyle Towers
Brick driveway of Carlyle Towers

There are a few key concepts that any prospective purchaser should know when seeking real estate by zip code:

  1. ZIP Codes are categories for grouping mailing addresses and are not exact geographic regions.
  2. The centroid of a ZIP Code may be in one County and the associated city/town in another.
  3. In rural areas, a single ZIP Code may be used for cities and towns in several different Counties / Independent Cities.
  4. ZIP Code “areas” can overlap, be subsets of each other, or be artificial constructs with no geographic area.
  5. ZIP Codes are only loosely tied to cities.

Search for Real Estate by Zip code

Using our powerful Northern Virginia Real Estate Search you can search by zip code anywhere in Northern VA. In addition, we’ve compiled this list of zip codes in Northern Virginia.

McLean’s Harris Teeter makes a food run fun

Harris TeeterLocated on the ground floor of the Crestwood Heights condominiums between Freddie Mac and the Galleria, Harris Teeter is open 24 hours and includes a pharmacy, wine consultant and free underground parking. Harris Teeter was the first grocery store in the Tysons Corner area. Previously Tysons area residents had to travel into downtown McLean for groceries or a pharmacy. Harris Teeter now draws customers from single family homes, condos and apartments along International Drive, Spring Hill Rd and Lewinsville Rd.

Harris Teeter’s salad bar, sushi bar and homemade pizzas attract the lunchtime business crowd, especially those from neighboring Freddie Mac. A brightly lit eating area, with a fully staffed Starbucks, includes an outdoor patio with seating for more than 20. It is also open through the evening for early dinners.

Grocery shoppers will find a wide variety of fresh produce, including many organic items. There are plenty of free samples in the bakery, deli and cheese areas, too. The wine and beer aisle is smaller than you would expect but makes up for it in variety.

They No. Carolina-based chain seems to have created a Wegman’s, but on a smaller scale. All the amenities of the super-size store but in a smaller footprint. They even thought to include cup holders in the grocery carts so you can sip your latte as your shop. (and yes, the cups fit perfectly) Shoppers who park on the first level leave the store via the escalator while their cart rides in the nearby cart-o-later. And no worries if another “snowmaggeden” hits while you are shopping since all parking is underground, well lit and very clean.

Their staff is very helpful. Their prices competitive. And their loyalty card is a must-have. Next time you are in Tysons Corner, take your eyes off the high rises and construction cranes and take a look inside Harris Teeter for a glimpse of the future.

For more information or to set up an appointment call Julie at (703)765-0300.

McLean Farmers Market

McLean Farmers Market is located at 1659 Chain Bridge Road McLean, VA The market is open on Fridays, 8:00am – Noon, May 7th through November 19th farmers market logo

Vendors

  • American Rose Services cut roses/potted plants
  • Country Gardens plants/herbs
  • Emine’s Baklava & Börek savory & sweet desserts
  • G. Flores Produce produce
  • Grace’s Pastries baked goods
  • J & W Valley View Farm produce and herbs
  • Lois’s Produce produce and herbs
  • Lyn Phipps cut flowers/ plants
  • Middleburg Creamery ice cream
  • Mt Olympus Berry Farm produce
  • Reid’s Orchard fruits, cider and herbs
  • Salsa las Glorias salsa
  • Sharkawi Farm herbs, teas, seasonings, plants
  • Valentine’s Country Bakery   & Meats meat/baked goods
  • Westmoreland Berry Farm fruit
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Top Ten Best School Systems in Northern Virginia

1. Great Fallsfind homes by school district
2. Vienna
3. Fairfax Station
4. Oakton
5. Mclean
6. Burke
7. Herndon
8. Fairfax
9. Clifton

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10. Reston

References

Virginia Public Schools. (n.d.). Top 10 VA public schools and school districts in Virginia. Retrieved March 14, 2014, from http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/va/schools/

 

McLean High Living

Surrounded by the hustle and bustle of the city and all it has to offer are several high end neighborhoods that would make many heads spin once or twice.  If you drive around McLean for a while it is obvious that you are in the midst of luxury and luxury at its best.  I can imagine that there are people who move here for a number of reasons but one thing Northern Virginia is known for is housing those that have quite a bit of money to spend.  Of course with the government being responsible for a majority of the jobs here and having several professional sports teams in the area, there are sure to be some big spenders. 

If you are in the market for a luxury home, make sure McLean is on your list of places to check out.  Going down route 7 there is a parade of mansions that ling the long road and it is quite the site to see.  I saw one property that looked like it had several houses attached to it, until I realized it was all one house.  For those of you who may not be in the market, its still a beautiful site to see.  It is simply amazing to view some fo the architecture and design work that has been put into building these homes.


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