Barcroft is a community of over a thousand homes on a beautiful wooded lake in Fairfax County with a Falls Church postal address. The population of Barcroft is 9,558. The community also has a man-made lake known as Lake Barcroft. The lake has five private beaches, staffed by lifeguards in the summer, and allows electric-powered pontoons, sailboats, and self-propelled boats.
Barcroft is within reach of the vibrant urban living of the nation’s capital. Northern Virginia is well-known for acclaimed restaurants, a thriving art community, a lively nightlife, and access to some of the nation’s best universities. Loaded with spacious single homes built in the 1940s and 1950s, Barcroft offers a great living option for those wanting larger space.
Homes in Barcroft are usually full brick or full siding with 3+ bedrooms and 1-2 full baths. Some homes have completely finished basements with walkout stairs. Homes have naturally lit rooms and nice flat yards in the area as well.
Barcroft has a real sense of community, bound by the beautiful lake and all its wildlife. Barcroft prides itself on many annual events including parades, Fourth of July fireworks, and organized and informal social gatherings held at its beaches.
The residents of Barcroft are served by Barcroft Elementary, Sleepy Hollow Elementary School, Glasgow Middle School, and Stuart High School.