Marlan Forest and Marlan Heights are located in Fairfax County and provide a highly desired location address just 2 miles south of Old Town Alexandria. Marlan Forest provides its residents with easy access to Mount Vernon bike paths for walking, running, biking and wildlife viewing as its location is just across the George Washington Parkway from the Potomac River. Most homes are brick ramblers, Cape Cods, and Colonials built in the ’50s.
Fort Hunt Road borders the west along with route 1 offering vast shop stops such as Belle View, Hollin Hall, Mount Vernon Plaza, and Hybla Valley. Wilson Bridge is an arms-length away while the Parkway connects commuters to Alexandria and other north points. The Huntington Metro stop also services the area. Fort Hunt/Mount Vernon area is well known to buyers for its outstanding Fairfax County Public Schools, county services and safety.
The forest is more than just a name in Marlan Forest. Many trees were spared to maintain the natural environment and thus residents are surrounded by towering old-growth trees. The nearby homes are usually beautifully landscaped, complementing the luxurious greens of the development.
Marlan Forest is a community of single-family residences on large lots. It is at the northern end of the Fort Hunt area on a ridge overlooking the Potomac River.
Properties in Marlan Forest
$1,599,000 - 7112 Marine Dr
5 beds, 5 full, 1 half baths, 4,850 sq. ft. living area
Marvelous, Captivating Three Level Home with Two-Level Bay/Bumpout at Front Elevation*Construction just completed*Hardwoods on Main and Upper Levels*Custom Five-Panel Doors throughout*Double Pane Casement Windows throughout*Extensive Recessed Lighting and Custom Crown Mouldings*9'Ceilings on the Main Level*An Open Sectional Hardwood Staircase is located in the Center of the Home*FIVE EnSuite Bathrooms*Master Bedroom Suites on both MAIN and Upper Levels*Washer/Dryer hookup on Upper and Basement Levels*Spacious Bedroom Suite on Lower Level with Private Shower Bath-Perfect for AuPair or Guests. Open Concept Main Level features Designer Island Kitchen*Medallion, Soft-close Cabinetry, Thermador Stainless Appliances, Cooktop with Pot Filler, Two Wall Ovens for Microwave, Speed Cooking and Conventional WiFi for Remote Settings. Wine Refrigerator for 36 Bottles, Stainless Sink and Extendable, Lighted Faucet. French Door Refrigerator/Freezer Bottom and Ice Maker, Electrical Service Popups in Island, Quartz Counters, Pendant Lights, Unique Backsplash*A Large Dining Area is located at the rear elevation adjacent to the Island Kitchen. It comfortably seats up to 10 people. The Formal Living Area features a Bay Bumpout affording an abundance of natural light. Located at the Rear of the Main Level is a Family Room with Gas Fireplace flanked by built-ins and features a mantle with unique tiled surround. Both this Room and the Dining Room access the Rear Patio through French Doors. The Larger of the two Master Suites in at the Rear of the Upper Level and features an elaborate Ello Allo Shower Bath providing foot faucet, body sprays, hand-held unit and rain unit, all of which can be controlled by digital temperature settings. The His and Hers Walk-In Closets are large. Two additional Bedroom Suites are located at the Front Elevation of the Upper Level. One features a custom Shower Bath with lovely vanity vessel and the other has a jetted tub/shower unit. A Utility Closet in the Upper Vestibule offers the convenience of hookups for a Stack Washer/Dryer Unit. A fully finished Lower Level can act as an independent unit with outside walkup ingress/egress. The Recreation features raised hearth stone fireplace with gas logs and speakers in place for an audio system. At one corner is located an extensive Wet Bar with Granite Counters, Full Service Refrigerator, Sink, Disposal and Dishwasher. The 5th EnSuite Bedroom/Shower Bath is at the Front Elevation adjacent to the large Exercise/Storage Room. The Laundry boasts Samsung front load Washer and Dryer, a Utility Sink with Counters and Cabinetry and a large Granite Counter with storage above and below. The Exterior of the property features nighttime landscape lighting, six zone irrigation system, no-maintenance concrete Driveway, Two Car Garage with slate flooring, Covered Slate Front Porch with Metal Roof, Rear Slate Patio, Underground Utilities from Street and a Generac 20K Natural Gas Generator. In addition there is a FIOS System ready for hook up that features a video surveillance system.