Woodbridge Subdivisions: Potomac Club

Potomac Club is a newer subdivision and is part of the Harbor Station planned community in Woodbridge.  The community is a managed by a condo association and is made up of townhouses and apartment-style condos.  The community is continuing to change and develop, even at the time of this writing, which makes this subdivision a very exciting place to live.

Potomac Club is conveniently located 5 minutes from I-95 and less than 10 minutes to Potomac Mills Mall.  It is also located near popular commuter routes such as Prince William Parkway, Route 1, and Route 234.

The planned community contains popular and trendy restaurants including Brixx Wood Fired Pizza and Uncle Julio’s.  The nearest grocery store is the popular up and coming Wegmans.  Healthy living is never out of reach as Potomac Hospital is close-by.  Northern Virginia Community College is also nearby which makes advancing your education easy and convenient.

As a condo association, Potomac Club is able to offer lots of amenities.  Amenities include a fitness center, massage room, club room/party room with catering kitchen (available to rent), pool tables, a shuffle board table, TVs, and patios, and a multi-purpose room with pull-down screens.  The community also has an indoor and an outdoor pool, a jacuzzi, a 3-story rock climbing wall, and tot lots.  The condo association also provides a community business center with computers, fax, printer, copier, and wifi hotspots.  Your association fees will also pay for trash and recycling, snow removal, maintenance of community buildings, and lawn care for the entire community.

 

 

 

Woodbridge Subdivisions: Heron Bend


Heron Bend is a smaller subdivision with an emphasis on privacy. Many of the homes in Heron Bend are surrounded by woods, which makes your home a peaceful forest escape at any time of the day. Many of the home owners in this subdivision are the original owners or second owners of the home and many people choose to build homes here to capitalize on the wooded retreat without sacrificing the convenience of urban living.

Heron Bend is located about halfway between Manassas and Woodbridge with the home addresses being Manassas. Being located so close to two popular cities gives you access to a plethora of shopping and restaurants. Nearby shopping venues include Old Town Manassas and Potomac Mills mall. Nearby commuter routes include Prince William Parkway (3000), route 28, and route 234. I-95 and I-66 are about the same distance apart from Heron Bend. You can also access the VRE in nearby Old Town Manassas.

 

Dumfries Subdivisions – Montclair


Montclair is an established subdivision located in Dumfries just outside of Dale City. Bordering major roads include rt. 234/Dumfries Rd, Spriggs Rd, Cardinal Dr, and Waterway Dr. With over 3,800 homes it is one of the largest subdivisions in the Woodbridge/Dumfries area and is composed of several smaller sub-communities including Alexander Square, North Side, Nob Hill Forest, Southlake Cove Townhomes, Islands, Southlake Landing Townhomes, Southlake Recreation, and Waters Edge.

Being well established, Montclair boasts a wide variety of amenities including mature landscaping, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, tot lots, and two swimming pools. Many homes in Montclair back to the Montclair golf course presented by the Montclair Country Club. Perhaps one of the biggest aesthetic draws to Montclair is the 108 acre lake surrounded by mature trees and pathways for strolling.

Montclair’s location off of major commuter routes such as 234, I-95, route 1, and Prince William Parkway makes it ideal for quick access to commuting, shopping, and dining. Potomac Mills, located in Woodbridge, is the local shopping mall while a plethora of shopping centers pepper the entire community offering a variety of grocery stores, specialty stores, and restaurants.

 

 

Gainesville Subdivisions – The Regents

The Regents, also known as The Regents at Lake Manassas, is a smaller subdivision in Gainesville.  The Regents’ location on rt. 29 makes in convenient to the developing area of Gainesville.  The biggest draw to The Regents is that the subdivision is still very new with most homes being built in the past two years.  If you’re looking for a newer home or want to have a home built in a location that has easy access to restaurants, shopping, and commuter routes consider looking into The Regents!

The Regents borders the popular Lake Manassas subdivision and shares some of the surrounding scenery including several of the lakes in the area, and if you live further back in the subdivision you will be right on Lake Manassas itself.

The Regents’ location on rt. 29 also makes it convenient to tons of shopping and dining. Some of our favorite restaurants are in this area such as Afghan Famous Kabob, Panera Bread, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and the recently renovated El Tio Grill. Popular stores such as Michael’s, Wegmans, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Best Buy, and Lowe’s are all within a 5-10 minute drive. One of the most notable shopping centers in this area is Virginia Gateway shopping center with stores such as Yankee Candle, Gamestop, Pier 1, Petsmart, Starbucks, and Great Gatherings. Rt. 29 is also convenient to I-66 which is a short 5-10 minutes away.

 

 

Warrenton Subdivisions – Brookside

Brookside is a smaller subdivision in Warrenton off of Riley Rd between Rt. 15, Rt. 29, and Dumfries Rd.  Brookside is a very new subdivision, still currently built as of the date of this post, and you can keep up with news on the development of Brookside here.

Planned developments for Brookside include the building of homes to back to lakes within the subdivision such as Lake Brittle, Lake Anne, and Lake Welsey; installation of a park and walking trails; and the addition of swimming pools, tennis courts, a baseball field, and a soccer field.  The surrounding area is anticipated to see commercial development like shopping centers and grocery stores. HOA dues in Brookside go towards trash and recycling, road maintenance and snow removal, maintenance of common areas, and will go towards the maintenance of the amenities to be built.

Nearby is Vint Hill Farms which is an area in Fauquier county that is known for it historical and cultural relevance.  The Friends of Vint Hill Farms (the non-profit group in charge of Vint Hill Farms) look for green ways to keep Vint Hill Farms culturally, historically, environmentally, and economically responsible.  The Friends of Vint Hill Farms detail their plans for the areas as well as describe what is currently available for homeowners here.

10-15 minutes away on rt. 29 is the town of Gainesville which is undergoing lots of development itself.


Gainesville Subdivisions – Laurianne Woods

Laurianne Woods is a smaller subdivision located on Linton Hall Rd (rt. 619) between rt. 29 and rt. 28.  HOA dues at Laurianne Woods will pay toward snow removal, trash and recycling, and maintenance for common areas.

Laurianne Woods’ location on Linton Hall between rt. 29 and rt. 28 gives the subdivision lots of options for shopping and dining.    Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and the recently renovated El Tio Grill. Popular stores such as Michael’s, Wegmans, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Best Buy, and Lowe’s are all within a 5-15 minute drive. One of the most notable shopping centers in this area is Virginia Gateway shopping center with stores such as Yankee Candle, Gamestop, Pier 1, Petsmart, Starbucks, and Great Gatherings. Rt. 29 is also convenient to I-66 which is a short 5-10 minutes away.

Laurianne Woods is very close to Wellington Rd which is home to Jiffy Lube Live (previously known as the Nissan Pavilion) which is great for live outdoor entertainment like music concerts.

While rt. 29 is slightly closer, if you head toward rt. 28 many of the same stores are available.  Gamestop, Target, Starbucks, Petsmart, and Tropical Smoothie for example which is on rt. 28.

 

Gainesville Subdivisions – Heritage Hunt


Heritage Hunt is a popular active adult gated community in Gainesville.  Heritage Hunt has all the features for active living including being build around Heritage Hunt Golf course.  One of the most notable memorable features of Heritage Hunt is its breathtaking landscaping.  The entrance road alone includes a grand gatehouse, stone monuments, a gazebo, a pond, a fountain, and a stone wall with a waterfall.  Heritage Hunt promises to leave a lasting impression on its guests and residents.

Amenities are plentiful in Heritage Hunt.  Boasting 3 club houses as well as their Marsh Mansion which are much more than any other HOA’s community center.  These houses include several lavish and well-thought out interior designs.  Insides are cozy libraries, classic billiards rooms, a grand ballroom, and large elegant dining and banquet rooms – all are so impressive you’d think you were a guest on the Titanic.  The Marsh Mansion is their shining star which features the most exquisite designs and architecture.

Heritage Hunt is also built around the Heritage Hunt Golf course. Other amenities include a large outdoor swimming pool with locker room facilities, an aerobics and fitness room, and an indoor swimming pool for year round use.  Heritage Hunt’s facilities are available for their guests to rent and enjoy for their private occasions and Heritage Hunt also holds several activity filled nights including game night complete with casino style card tables.  HOA fees will also go towards your typical home owners association tasks such as management costs, landscaping, maintenance of common areas, trash and recycling, and snow removal.

 

 


Gainesville Subdivisions – Virginia Oaks

Virginia Oaks is a subdivision located in Gainesville near Lake Manassas. Virginia Oaks’ location in Gainesville also makes it convenient to the developing area which is seeing as much shopping and dining and some of the more metropolitan areas of Northern Virginia like Fairfax and Arlington. Add that to easy access to major commuter routes and you’ve got a subdivision everybody will want to call home.

Like it’s neighboring subdivision Lake Manassas, Virginia Oaks is also built on a golf course which shares it’s name: Virginia Oaks. Other amenities that Virginia Oaks features includes walking paths, tennis courts, swimming pool, volleyball courts, basketball courts, playground, and a weight room. In addition, Lake Manassas is a stocked pond ready for fishing. HOA dues also go towards maintenance of roads and common areas, snow removal, trash and recycling, and landscaping.

Virginia Oaks’ location on rt. 29 also makes it convenient to tons of shopping and dining. Some of our favorite restaurants are in this area such as Afghan Famous Kabob, Anothai, Mimi’s Cafe, Panera Bread, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and the recently renovated El Tio Grill. Popular stores such as Michael’s, Wegmans, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Best Buy, and Lowe’s are all within a 5-10 minute drive. One of the most notable shopping centers in this area is Virginia Gateway shopping center with stores such as Yankee Candle, Gamestop, Pier 1, Petsmart, Starbucks, and Great Gatherings. Rt. 29 is also convenient to I-66 which is a short 5-10 minutes away.

Virginia Oaks is professionally managed by Alvin L. Aubinoe, Inc.

As of February 4, 2011…

Detached Homes in Virginia Oaks have been sold and listed between $310,000 and $654,000 with most of the homes selling in the $400,000s.

Townhouses in Virginia Oaks have been sold and listed in the high $200,000s.

Homes for sale in Virginia Oaks:

Gainesville Subdivisions – Lake Manassas

Lake Manassas is a prestigious subdivision in Gainesville boasting some of the highest property values in the area, rich landscaping, and lots of amenities.  The surrounding area is also undergoing lots of development and is seeing the installment of several shopping centers and strip malls.  Lake Manassas is also very convenient to major commuter routes making this subdivision as practical as it is desirable.

The most notable amenity Lake Manassas features is being built around and on the Stonewall Golf Course.  Unlike most subdivisions in this area of Prince William County, Lake Manassas has a gatehouse where every car that enters the community at any time is accounted for.  Other amenities include walking trails, swimming pools, basketball courts, tennis courts, playgrounds, and three stocked fishing ponds. HOA dues also go towards trash and recycling, landscaping, maintenance of common areas and roads, and snow removal.

Lake Manassas’s location on rt. 29 also makes it convenient to tons of shopping and dining.  Some of our favorite restaurants are in this area such as Afghan Famous Kabob, Anothai, Mimi’s Cafe, Panera Bread, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, and the recently renovated El Tio Grill.  Popular stores such as Michael’s, Wegmans, Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Best Buy, and Lowe’s are all within a 5-10 minute drive.  One of the most notable shopping centers in this area is Virginia Gateway shopping center with stores such as Yankee Candle, Gamestop, Pier 1, Petsmart, Starbucks, and Great Gatherings.  Rt. 29 is also convenient to I-66 which is a short 5-10 minutes away.

Lake Manassas is professionally managed by Community Management Corporation but also has a friendly on-site representative.

As of February 2, 2011…

Detached homes in Lake Manassas are listed and sold for between $1,250,000 and $451,160 with most of the house selling between $600,000 and $800,000.

Town houses in Lake Manassas are listed and sold for in the mid $400,000s.

Homes for sale in Lake Manassas:

Clifton Subdivisions – Moores Hamlet

Moores Hamlet is a smaller subdivision in Clifton that consists of higher end and custom built houses.  It is located off of Clifton Drive and is very close to Lee Highway (rt. 29).

Moores Hamlet would be great for commuters as it is located near several major commuter routes such as rt. 29, rt. 28, I-66, and Fairfax County Parkway (7100).  Shopping and dining are plentiful with several Centreville shopping centers nearby including Centrewood Plaza, Centreville Crest, and Old Centreville crossing.  Also nearby is the shopping and dining in Fair Lakes, East Market, and the Fair Oaks Shopping Mall.


As of January 18, 2011…

Homes in Moores Hamlet are listed at sold between $875,000 and $1,000,000.

Homes for Sale in Moores Hamlet