John Allen Modder Earns Eagle Scout Rank in Burke

John Allen Modder earned his Eagle Scout rank in Boy Scout Troop 1131 at St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church in Burke. He is the 220th person to earn this rank. Donald and Elizabeth Modder are the parents of John. They are the residents of Wakefield Chapel area of Annandale.

Members of the Eagle Scout Board of Review

According to Springfield Connection, “John is a 16-year-old junior at W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax, where he plays defense on the Lacrosse team and enjoys soccer. He is a member of the National Honor Society, as well. John attends Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale.

In the troop, he has served as the Senior Patrol Leader (SPL). In the summers, he works as a lifeguard at his local community pool. His goal is to someday own his own Home Services company.”

Properties in Burke

Located in a small enclave with a total of 12 residences.

5982 Meadow Brook Dr

Low maintenance with a brick front & vinyl siding in rear. Laundry on upper level with bedrooms is convenient. Both deck and patio back to woods. Stainless Steel Appliances, Updated lighting. New Appliances and Washer/Dryer. Granite Counter tops. Walking Trails , 2 car garage Open floor plan. Great Location [Meadow Brook Cove - $590,000]

Holiday Christmas Special!!! Great Opportunity to own a single family home in sought after Burke Community for the price of a townhouse!This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath with 2 car garage is newly renovated with selected finishes and wood floors all throughout the home.

9140 Burke Rd

Huge fenced backyard with a deck and working hot tub that is perfect for relaxation and entertaining. Finished lower level can be easily transformed into a bedroom or serve as recreation room with a little imagination. This home is 3 blocks to VRE and major roads and hi-ways, wholefoods, restaurants and easy access to public transportation that takes you to Pentagon, DC and Metro stops. Open house Sunday 1-4 p.m. Deadline for offers is Wednesday, Dec 11, 5 p.m. [Cardinal Forest - $495,000]

PRICE REDUCTION, PRICED TO SELL! Minutes to two VRE Stations, and walking distance to Burke Lake Park! 1.

10106 Deckhand Dr

6 miles to Burke Centre VRE, and 2.9 miles to Roling Road VRE. Don't miss out on this seculded, cul-de-sac lot in Fairfax Station/Burke. Located on .67 acres facing Burke Lake Park wooded property. Newer wood floors and carpeting, basement drainage system, sump pumps, and many more upgrades. Electric stove top is hooked up for gas. Easy switch! Only 2 homes in cul-de-sac. Large front and side acreage, backing up to a dead end, private road. Very motivated Sellers with flexible closing timeline. All offers will be considered. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! [Edgewater - $879,999]

This property needs updates and renovation.

9972 Whitewater Dr

Sold "as is". An end unit which has wooded area in the rear. 3 bedroom and 2 1/2 bathroom. Contracts will be reviewed on Tuesday. [Lakepointe - $360,000]

Welcome to 9924 Manet Road in the Ponds Cluster of Burke, Virginia! This lovely 4 bedroom, 3.

9924 Manet Rd

5 bath Colonial, sited on a quiet no thru street in desirable Burke Centre, offers commuting convenience and has been beautifully maintained. A tailored brick and siding exterior, 2-car garage, sunroom addition, deck, post and rail fenced-in yard, along with updated kitchen and baths, newer windows, newer concrete driveway & sidewalk, newer HVAC system are just a few of the fine features that make this home so special--all since 2014. **** Hardwood-style flooring throughout the main level home provides ease of maintenance. A welcoming Foyer ushers you into the spacious living room where two floor-to-ceiling windows stream natural light. The adjoining dining room offers space for all occasions and is highlighted by an oil-rubbed bronze chandelier adding tailored distinction. **** The sparkling kitchen will please the enthusiastic chef with brand new granite counter tops, extensive cabinetry, and newer stainless steel appliances including a smooth top range, Kitchen Aid dishwasher, and French door refrigerator with water and ice. The breakfast area allows ample bistro table space, a built-in custom office niche, and French doors opening to the deck plus sun room addition and descending stairs to a paver patio, attached storage shed, and fenced-in yard~seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living. **** Back inside, the family room is the perfect spot to relax and unwind in front of a cozy fireplace. Plenty of closets and an updated powder room with a contemporary vanity complement the main level. Good traffic flow is a key feature on the main level of this home. **** Upstairs, the spacious owner's suite boasts plush carpet, lighted ceiling fan, and a private full bath with a glass-enclosed shower and spa-toned tile flooring and surround. Down the hall, three additional bright and sunny bedrooms, each with generous closet space share access to the beautifully appointed hall bath. **** The walk out lower level recreation room provides plenty of space for games, media, and exercise; while a versatile den, full bath, laundry room and chute, and loads of storage space complete the comfort and convenience of this wonderful home. **** All this can be found in the Burke Centre community offering fabulous amenities including access to five outdoor pools, tennis courts, community centers, common grounds, nature paths, picnic areas, playgrounds, and so much more! **** Commuters will appreciate the close proximity to the Fairfax County Parkway, Route 123, I-495, Express Lanes, Metro Bus and the VRE (with garage parking, and other major driving routes). Close proximity to George Mason University campus, major shopping centers within Burke Centre and a Farmer's Market on Saturdays at the VRE station are other pluses to this location. **** Outdoor enthusiasts will love the local parks including Burke Lake Park with 888 acres of natural beauty surrounding a sparkling 218-acre lake, and everyone will enjoy the diverse shopping, dining, and entertainment choices available throughout the area. If you are looking for a fabulous home filled with natural light and quality upgrades in a fantastic community, this is it. A wonderful turnkey property! Welcome home. [Burke Centre - $665,000]

Beautifully appointed, expertly crafted NEW construction in Burke from local favorite Madison Homes! These are to-be-built homes you can personalize to make your own! Options include cabinets, quartz countertops, hardwood flooring, appliance packages and Trex decking.

9572 Robby Ct

Large bedrooms, mudroom, home office, and large lower level rec room are featured in these new and exciting designs. These homes feature open floor plans, 4 to 7 bedrooms, 2 car garages, optional 1st-floor bedroom suite and loft space! We have already sold 2 units. There are only 7 left. Our Braddock and Monticello floorplan models are available for viewing by appointment or at the weekend open houses. Inventory is low so schedule your appointment today! [None Available - $1,064,900]

Beautifully appointed, expertly crafted NEW construction in Burke from local favorite Madison Homes! These are to-be-built homes you can personalize to make your own! Options include cabinets, quartz countertops, hardwood flooring, appliance packages and Trex decking.

9570 Robby Ct

Large bedrooms, mudroom, home office, and large lower level rec room are featured in these new and exciting designs. These homes feature open floor plans, 4 to 7 bedrooms, 2 car garages, optional 1st-floor bedroom suite and loft space! We have already sold 2 units. There are only 7 left. Our Braddock and Monticello floorplan models are available for viewing by appointment or at the weekend open houses. Inventory is low so schedule your appointment today! [None Available - $999,900]

VACANT!!!Terrific 3 Bedroom Townhouse in Burke.

5531 Kendrick Ln

Finished Basement with small workshop/equipment room. Almost New gleaming ASH flooring! New front windows, New upstairs carpet, new paint, new fence with gate, composite patio/deck and a shed. Stainless Steel appliances. Short walk to Lake Braddock and walking path, check it out www.lakebraddock.com for community and amenities. Water access, non-powered. Dont' wait too long these homes go REALLY FAST!!! [Lake Braddock - $410,000]

Lives like a single-family home for under $500K! This charming duplex/semi-detached style home features an attached oversized 1 car garage and an expanded driveway with up to four additional parking spaces! The main level has a great flow; from the open interior floor plan to the multi-level rear deck for entertaining, all on one level! Views of the professionally landscaped back yard, with privacy fencing and two gates can be seen from all three floors! This home offers a surprising amount of privacy and solitude as just beyond the fencing is wooded common area that can not be built on! Being located on the private drive/pipe also limits the number of cars passing by the front of the home! The fresh paint on most of the upper levels along with the upgraded flooring and New carpet make this home ready for the New owner! The Finished lower level has full bath, large ~flex space~ storage/utility area, and a recreation room or fourth bedroom with walk out to the lower level concrete patio and Jacuzzi hot tub! Since it is located in the sought-after Burke Centre Conservancy, one can enjoy all the amenities available to Burke Centre residents: pool membership available, walking trails, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, community centers, playgrounds and open spaces, plus trash and snow removal services are included in the HOA Dues! Minutes to shopping, restaurants, highly-rated schools and VRE.

5988 Powells Landing Rd

R*E*D*U*C*E*D! [Burke Centre - $469,900]

Magnificent 4 BR COLONIAL, with Master Bedroom on the main level, safely located on a cul-de-sac ! Excellent condition w/ renovated kitchen: stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, & touchless faucet.

9083 Blue Jug Lndg

Hardwoods throughout main level. MBR has walk-in closet, and the washer/dryer are easily accessible off the kitchen. Lower level has 2 large rooms (w/ walk-in closets) for family room, rec rooms, or office, with full bath and nice carpets. Upper level has 3 carpeted bedrooms, and full bath. The yard is very large, w/ a shed in the back and a nice deck. 50 year Roof was new in 2017! Easy access to VRE and express bus. [Signal Hill - $599,500]

THIS BEAUTIFUL 3 LEVEL, 4BR, 3BA HOME IS BRAND NEW INSIDE WITH NEW ROOF AND NEW EXTERIOR SIDING, ALL NEW ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING, NEW BEDROOMS AND BATHROOMS.

5811 Fitzhugh St

IT SITS ON A WONDERFUL, WOODED LOT. NEW GOURMET KITCHEN WITH STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, GRANITE COUNTERS, CHERRY CABINETS; NEW HARDWOOD FLOORS THROUGHOUT; OPEN FLOOR PLAN WITH LOTS OF WINDOWS AND SKYLIGHTS. 1 CAR GARAGE WITH VERY LARGE DRIVEWAY. LARGE, PRIVATE BACK YARD WITH BRICK PATIO . THIS HOME IS PERFECT FOR ENTERTAINING.WALKING DISTANCE TO VRE [Homewood - $799,000]

Welcome to this newly renovated beautiful brick townhome in Lakepointe! Stunning new kitchen with custom cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances.

9978 Whitewater Dr

All bathrooms have been completely remodeled. Brand new windows have been installed throughout the house, plus a new sliding glass door in basement. New flooring on the main and upper levels, and new and light fixtures. Finished walkout basement with rough in for future bath. Fabulous location backing to trees, and close to the VRE and major commuter routes. This home is move-in ready - don't miss it! **Open Saturday and Sunday, 11/22 & 11/23, 2-4 pm both days.** [Lakepointe - $449,000]

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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.