FROGS: History of Green Spring Gardens

FROGS (Friends of Green Spring) is dedicated solely to the support of Green Spring Gardens, a unique Fairfax County (Virginia) Park Authority site.  A gem of a public garden and historic site, the garden’s 31 acres offer a multitude of settings, features, and programs to inspire and educate gardeners, provide a place for quiet contemplation for all, and open a window into the county’s cultural past.

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Pressure Mounts on Return to School in Fairfax County

The week of Oct. 19 held important information for Fairfax County Public Schools families.

THE BOARD approved the FY2021 Revised Budget acting on Gov. Northam’s Oct. 8 announcement of new allocations of the CARES Act dollars, allotting $32.2 million to Fairfax County Public Schools. The total is based on a formula of $175 per pupil for fall enrolment. Fairfax City’s allocation of $0.52 million will run through FCPS. The figure for Fairfax County, the highest in the Commonwealth, is just under 1 percent of the County’s school budget of $3.2 billion for this year. According to the release by the Office of the Governor, “The funding will support COVID-19 preparedness and response measures for the 2020–2021 school year, including testing supplies, personal protective equipment, sanitization, and technology for distance learning.” Tamara D. Kaufax, Lee District Representative, said, “Time is of the essence,” referencing that funds must be spent by Dec. 30. The Board unanimously approved the funding and allocated it toward the Corona Relief Fund (CRF) with proposed expenditures to be determined. Full story: Pressure Mounts on Return to School in Fairfax County

Properties in Fairfax County

Fantastic all brick and stone full remodel and brand new addition with hardwood floors throughout the whole house! Completely sun drenched and bright with gorgeous windows, sky lights and creative spaces, this home is one of a kind.

2034 Greenwich St

Incredible flexibility in floor plan with up to 7 Bedrooms and 4.5 (x2) bathrooms. The unique configuration will allow you to tailor the home to your needs. There is the opportunity for multiple at-home offices, sitting spaces, in-law or au pair space, multiple bedrooms, and a huge owner's suite with a spa-like bathroom . The family room boasts a 15 foot ceiling with contemporary gas fireplace and massive windows creating a light filled space. Opening to the modern kitchen, the oversized waterfall island has ample room for counter seating and entertaining. There is additional space for dining and a built-in desk space for convenience. The basement level is open and bright with the ability to walk right out to the spacious & flat rear yard. Must see to fully appreciate all the special spaces! Conveniently located within walking distance to Haycock ES & Longfellow MS, close to Metro, quick access to 66 and Tysons Corner. [Southampton - $1,699,000]

Gorgeous 5 BR, 4 full/2 half bath modern home featuring an open and bright floor plan with abundant oversized windows, 10 Ft ceiling on the main level, light filled living areas, newly refinished hardwood flooring on 2 levels and recessed lighting with dimmers.

6610 Reserves Hill Ct

Over $375K in recent UPGRADES and improvements! Amazing custom tiered deck and patio with 12 person HOT TUB, outdoor lighting, covered lounge area, built-in bar, professional landscaping and cedar fence - perfect for entertaining and enjoying the outdoors! Gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including built-in Jen-Air refrigerator, newer dishwasher, gas cooktop, abundant cabinetry and oversized center island with pendant lighting. Enjoy the bright and spacious family room with gas fireplace, elegant dining room and living room with bay window. Retreat to the expansive master suite with private office, en-suite bath and huge walk-in closet that can be converted to a bedroom. Luxurious master bath with marble flooring, dual sink granite top vanity, oversized shower with custom glass door and jetted tub. Remodeled walk-up basement with marble tile flooring, custom wet bar, home gym area, a bedroom and full bath. Built-in ceiling speakers and 3 motorized blinds on main level. Beautiful light fixtures and chandeliers throughout. Parking is a breeze with a deep private driveway and 2 car garage. Fantastic location close to abundant shopping, dining, parks such as Mason District Park and Pinecrest Golf Course. Just over 1 mile to Thomas Jefferson High School. Easy access to I-495, I-395, Rt. 236, Rt. 7, Braddock Rd and Columbia Pike. [Reserves At Pinecrest - $1,297,000]

Gorgeous Custom Colonial in the Delightful Vienna community of Williamsburg Commons! Bright and Beautiful Remodeled with $250K of Improvements including: Gourmet kitchen (Huge Granite island with custom cabinets, refrigerator, sink and faucet, mosaic tile backsplash), bathrooms (marble wall, granite sink top, and more), paint, closet, chandeliers and fans.

9864 Palace Green Way

Viking/Subzero kitchen , granite tops & light-colored cherry cabinets. Wood and Marble Floors Huge Family Room-Morning Room combo with see thru Fireplace The master suite includes a sitting area with a grand two walk-in closet Walkout Basement w/ RR, full bath, Den and lots of storage, walks out to brick patio, Amenities: Outdoor Pool, just Minutes to Metro, 123, Nutley St, Nottoway Park, I-495, I-66, Tysons Corner and DC. [Williamsburg Commons - $1,199,000]