Exploring Stoneybrooke Park And Stone Mansion In Fairfax County VA

Stoneybrooke Park is a small mulch playground in Fairfax County. Stoneybrooke Park And Stone Mansion are located at 3900 Stoneybrooke Dr. Alexandria. The park features Stoneybrooke Park includes basketball and tennis courts, a playground, tot lot, picnic area, hiking trails, and the historic Stone Mansion, which is available to rent for events.

The Stone Mansion

In 1780 Walter Brooke, a commodore of the Revolutionary War Navy of Virginia, a friend of George Washington, and first cousin to George Mason built a house just off the Kings Highway which he called “Retirement.” That house is now known as Stone Mansion. A major renovation in the 1940s enlarged and modernized the house, added two wings, a stone facade, and an elegant two-story colonnaded front porch.

The Stone Mansion sits in the 14-acre Stoneybrooke Park.  The Stone Mansion offers two separate rooms, a large formal entry hall with a quarter circular stair, screened porch, and is situated on an expansive lawn. The Stone Mansion is wheelchair accessible.

The park is in a secluded subdivision. It has two tennis courts, a cookout area, and a nice playground.

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Maryam N. is a Senior Writer at Nesbitt Realty. She is an expert on Fairfax County. Maryam has also worked previously as a geologist. She is a foodie and enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants.