Great Homes Near The Potomac
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Marlan Forest and Marlan Heights in Fairfax County provides a highly desired location address just 2 miles south of Old Town Alexandria. Marlan Forest provides its residents with easy access to Mt 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 50’s.
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, complimenting the luxurious greens of the development.
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 arm 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.
Marlan Forest / Marlan Heights is a community of single family residences on large lots. Marlan Forest is at the northern end of the Fort Hunt area on a ridge overlooking the Potomac River.