The largest and wealthiest jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, it stretches from Lorton to Vienna and contains every kind of neighborhood, mostly upscale. Known for the high quality of its services and schools.
Interest in luxury real estate is picking up, according to a survey for United Marketing, which found that the percentage of people with incomes greater than $306,000 a year who plan to buy homes has risen from 3 percent in 2008 to 11 percent this year.
Laurie Moore-Moore, CEO of The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing, said that while she doesn’t believe this market is booming, she is seeing sellers who are more realistic about prices and that is persuading affluent buyers to consider purchases.
“Luxury home buyers have been buying this summer,” said Moore-Moore. “After waiting in the wings, many affluent buyers spent the summer shopping for value and snapping up trophy properties.”
Occoquan Regional Park located at 9751 Ox Road in Lorton VA 22079 conveniently situated along Occoquan River and right across the Town of Occoquan offering over 400 acres of recreational space to everyone.
Baseball & Softball & Soccer Fields
Turning Point Plaza
Picnic Shelters and Gazebos are available for rent and the option of having a Moon Bounce, Rock Wall and even a mechanical ride can add more fun into the occasion.
Turning Point Plaza is a memorial dedicated to the women suffragists who were imprisoned at the Occoquan Workhouse in the 1900’s for defending their right to vote. The reports regarding the situation of the imprisoned suffragists led to the 19th Amendment permitting women to freely vote. Re-enactments and displays are featured at Turning Point Plaza at Occoquan Regional Park.
If you are looking for a great place to live, then you have found the right community in Annandale. Located inside the Beltway near the West End of Alexandria, this town in Fairfax County, Virginia displays a love for nature as well as a thriving appreciation for the arts and sciences.
The town also boasts two large markets, namely the Annandale Farmers Market and the Wakefield Farmers Market, that provide fresh produce, meat, herbs, spices and baked goods to Annandale residents and restaurants, which mostly serve Korean cuisine as well as popular American food.
Aside from the market centers and restaurants, Annandale also prides itself with fine recreational places, such as the Pinecrest Golf Course, the Wakefield Skate Park, and the Audrey Moore RECenter. The golf course has 10 driving cages and indoor practice area aside from the clubhouse, snack bar and pro shop. For the kids, the Wakefield Skate Park holds skateboarding and BMX camps for children and teens. Lastly, the Audrey Moore RECenter, formerly known as Wakefield RECenter, houses indoor swimming pools and offers more than 40 fitness classes each week.
25 acres of Hidden Park is ruled over by larger neighboring parks such as Burke Lake Park with 880 acres and Pohick Stream Valley Park with 700 acres.
The Hidden Park is acres of undisturbed woodland, tranquil trails, bubbling streams and an acre pond along with a new 2,000 foot trail and bridge that connects to Pohick Stream Valley Park. A lighted tennis court and a children’s play area can be enjoyed.
Hidden Pond Nature Center is special because of its wide variety of educational activities and programs provided throughout the whole year for school children and community organizations or work. The programs and activities held are connected by Fairfax County Public Schools that meet the local science standard of learning helping teachers in their lessons. The Center also features live displays and exhibits that teach about the natural world of Fairfax County. Books and other items are also sold for nature lovers.
Hidden Pond Nature Center is located at 8511 Greeley Blvd in Springfield VA 22152. Form ore information about their programs and activities you can contact 703-451-9588.
The Penderbrook community’s Penderbrook Golf Club in Fairfax is a sight to see with its challenging 18 hole par 71 championship golf course that everyone can enjoy. Arnold Palmer Golf Management professionally manages the club garnering many improvements within a year including their pros shop and “traditions Café” restaurant.
Penderbrook Club is known to host major tournaments, groups’ outings and leagues throughout the year. And the restaurant can seat 200 people with an attached covered deck while accommodating every catering need to provide excellent Penderbrook experience.
Home to Nike Golf Learning Center of the Mid Atlantic.
Reston National Golf Course is among the Northern Virginia’s favorite of classic golf with a 150 seat covered outdoor patio for golf outings or even hosting a golf event.
Reston National Golf Course is situated in the center of Reston off Dulles Toll Road between Dulles Airport and the Washington Beltway. Reston National Golf Course is located at 11875 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston VA 20191.
The Clubhouse offers majestic views surrounding the luxurious patio and clubhouse. A Golf Shop is available at the clubhouse providing gold equipment and accessories along with a professional staff to assist with repairs, custom fitting and the like. The restaurant within the clubhouse is a relaxing place to hang out with the luxury of viewing the beautiful surroundings while having a quick snack or a heavy full meal.
Reston National Golf Course is certified as a Cooperative Sanctuary by Audubon International committed to protecting the local environment, natural resources and providing wildlife habitats.
“Hidden Creek’s golf course is still one of the most playable courses in the Washington metropolitan area…and after 35 years it’s still fun and challenging.” ~Stephen A. Wexler, Member since 1973.
The Hidden Creek Country Club is family oriented where families can get together as well as private moments for the moms and dads while the children can enjoy with activities planned out by the club. With the exquisite club just remodeled, it can also be the place where corporate meetings can take place.
The Fitness Center offers quality workouts with their fully equipped cardiovascular and weight training facilities along with a personal trainer and yoga instructor.
Hidden Creek Swimming Pool is of 25 meters providing the perfect spot for family fun, personal workout, relaxation and hangout with friends. There is a wading pool assigned for children especially tots and toddlers with of course adult supervision. Certified lifeguards supervise the pools. Food and refreshments by the pool are offered by the Cabana Bar. The Hidden Creek Hurricanes Swim Team won as the 2009 Division Champions in the DCCL League under the training of Head Coach Steve Ercolano.
Tennis Programs are available for everyone of all ages using 2 indoor heated courts. Individual and group sessions are offered by Hidden Creek’s tennis professionals.
Ten reasons why Hidden Creek members are always excited about playing their golf course:
Peaceful, gently undulating and mature tree-lined golf course with few homes and a commitment to pure golf.
A good mix of tough holes and less challenging ones. Holes four through six are three of the toughest holes in Northern Virginia, yet the 18th is a sporty hole that offers a good chance for a closing birdie.
Top country club course condition
Bent grass fairways and greens immaculately maintained year-round.
A wonderful course for juniors. The traditional and strategic Ed Ault design is perfect for the young golfer—and their parents.
A fine course for all levels of player.
A great course for a “game”. With a good mix of holes, members enjoy the fun of friendly competition with other members.
A commitment to fast play.
Proximity to downtown Washington, DC and the entire metropolitan area.
Hidden Creek Country Club is located at 1711 Clubhouse Road Reston VA 20190. You can call them at 703 – 437 – 5222
Oak Marr Golf Course of Oak Marr Park and RECenter in Northern Virginia is well known as one of the quality teaching facilities with the largest lighted short game practice area. It features 9 hole par 3 golf course with 76 station driving range, target greens and covered heated trees. Park attractions available beside the course include a large indoor recreation center with a miniature golf course.
9 Hole Course
Clubhouse with Pro Shop
Short Game Practice Area
76 Station Driving Range
Golf Instruction for individuals and groups (adults and juniors)
Oak Marr Park and RECenter is located at 3200 Jermantown Road in Oakton VA 22124. You can call them at 703 – 255 – 5390.