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Island Creek is a planned community of single-family homes, town homes and condominiums in southeastern Fairfax County, Virginia. The single family homes and townhouses have a traditional, colonial-feel. The condos of Island Creek look like very large traditional homes, and usually have 4 condos per building. Island Creek in Alexandria VA is conveniently located close to metro, commuting, shops and restaurants just 2 miles north of Fort Belvoir and near I-95, and less than 10 minutes from the Franconia-Springfield Metro stop. Island Creek has many shopping options such as the nearby Springfield Mall . Island Creek is close to the Kingstowne Library, the post office, 2 day care centers, schools and 3 major food stores. The community is served by Island Creek Elementary School , Hayfield Middle School and Hayfield High School.
Island Creek was built on a tract of land was 1000 acres of Hunter Tract land granted to John Thomas in 1678. The land grant was adjacent to Long Branch Creek and the whole area itself was referred to as Island Creek in 1694 after its location within Accotink, Dogue and Long Branch Creeks. In the early 18th century Daniel McCarty purchased the land that is situated near the ruins of the ancient Parish Glebe that later on became Pohick Church. Such historic reference was confirmed by the Lee District Office.
All Island Creek residents enjoy the following amenities:
- 2 Pools
- 4 Tennis Courts
- Basketball Courts
- Children’s Play Area
- Pond on Morning View Lane
- Nature Parks
Island Creek Elementary School is located within walking distance of the community. Island Creek is found just off Buelah St. in Franconia. This location puts Island Creek less than 3 miles from the Franconia-Springfield metro station and in close proximity to Fort Belvoir.
As part of the Kingstowne/Franconia community, Island Creek has a well-developed commercial/retail support system. The Springfield and Landmark Malls, the Kingstown Library and post office, two day care centers, schools, Kingstowne Towne Centre and three major food stores are all within 10 minutes driving distance.