Fairfax, VA Real Estate Guide Homes for Sale in Fairfax

    Established in 1805, the city of Fairfax, also known as Old Town Fairfax, is located 19 miles from DC making this an ideal location for many commuters. Tree-lined streets, townhomes, and luxury apartments are some of the housing options you’ll find. Add in Old Town Fairfax’s walkable downtown and proximity to George Mason University, you’ll find you are fully immersed in all there is to do when moving to Fairfax.

    Fairfax County is served by ten Metrorail stations located at West Falls Church, Merrifield/Dunn Loring, Vienna/Fairfax/GMU, Huntington, Franconia/Springfield, McLean, Spring Hill, Tysons Corner, Greensboro, and Wiehle-Reston East. Many of these stations offer daily parking facilities and bicycle racks. There is also the Fairfax Connector, Metrobus and the good old fashion car.

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    THE HEART OF OLD TOWN FAIRFAX
    Blending the old with the new, Old Town Square features some of the traditional beloved landmarks of the Old Town area such as Kitty Pozer Garden and the Fairfax Rotary clock, along with a new splash pad, cascade water feature, pergola, McCandlish Memorial Garden, and plays host to many city events including Rock the Block, Derby-Q, Fall Festival and Festival of Lights and Carols.

    PARKS & TRAILS
    Within the City’s six square miles there are 25 parks featuring picnic pavilions, playgrounds, athletic fields, a dog park, and 28 miles of trails to walk, run, and bike on. The City’s parks also offer other recreational amenities including basketball, tennis, and volleyball courts. Community gardens are also available in Fairfax City parks and offer garden plots for rent to city residents and businesses.

    ENTERTAINMENT
    Located on the campus of George Mason University, EagleBank Arena hosts some of today’s hottest concerts and family-friendly events. Annual events include Disney on Ice, the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus, The Harlem Globetrotters, & Sesame Street Live.

    CITY EVENTS:
    Chocolate Lovers Festival
    Easter Egg Hunt
    Fishing Derby
    Egg-Streme Night Egg Hunt
    Fairfax History Day
    Hometown Thursdays
    Rock The Block
    Beer in the ‘Burbs
    Fido Fest
    Independence Day Celebration
    Fall Festival
    Holiday Craft Show
    Holiday Market
    Festival of Lights & Carols
    Lunch with Santa

    SHOPPING & DINING… JUST STEPS AWAY
    Some of the county’s most celebrated restaurants reside in Fairfax along with one of the regions largest premier shopping destinations, Fair Oaks Mall. The mall is home to 160+ shops that you know and love like Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, Sears, JC Penney, Pottery Barn, Apple, Banana Republic, MAC, Coach, J. Crew, William-Sonoma and some amazing restaurants like Texas de Brazil Steakhouse, Cheesecake Factory, Dave & Busters, and more. Love to save? Visit the Fair Oaks Mall website to pick up your savings pass for dining & shopping offers.

    TRY SOMETHING NEW
    Play a pick-up game of hockey or learn to ice skate. The Fairfax Ice Arena offers public skating, lessons, hockey leagues, skating parties, and camps.

    Visit the Children’s Science Center Lab, Northern Virginia’s first interactive museum where children, families and school groups can explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs.

    There are so many things to do in Old Town Fairfax and Fairfax County you may find you never have to leave the city for a day of fun.

     

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