Friendly, beautiful and close to everything you need, Falls Church, VA could be your new home. If you’re looking for a house or condo in the area, let me know. I’d love to help you navigate the real estate world and find you a beautiful home in this lovely Northern Virginia city. One visit to Falls Church and you’ll know why residents love living here.
Falls Church is an independent city in Virginia, located just a few miles from nearby Washington D.C. It is located off of State Route 7 where it crosses U.S. Route 29. At just 2.2 square miles it has the smallest area of any Virginia city.
Community wide events are common in this friendly city. There is a year round farmer’s market each Saturday and an annual summer concerts in the park series. Residents also enjoy the annual Farm Celebration each October, a Halloween Carnival, Easter Egg Hunt, annual Art Show and many festive parades and festivals throughout the year. One of the favorite city celebrations is the annual Watch Night, a New Year’s Eve celebration with storytelling, karaoke and live music.
Although shopping in Falls Church isn’t abundant, there are many nearby cities with great shopping. In Falls Church itself you’ll find antique stores, grocery stores, salons and day spas and more.
Tasty food is plentiful in Falls Church. The city is a short drive away from many culinary hotspots and is home to many delicious restaurants itself. Check out this great list of Falls Church restaurants from the Virginia Tourism Board. If you enjoy wine, beer or hard liquor, Classic Wines of Great Falls offers fine wines, beers and spirits along with wine tastings while Mad Fox Brewing Co., offers freshly brewed creations in their pub and restaurant.
The area is rich in history and is home to several interesting historic sites. Tinner Hill Arch is the site of the first branch of the NAACP. Cherry Hill Historic House and Farm showcases historic rural living. Neighboring communities also offer many historic attractions.
If you want to head outdoors, you’ll find many options in Falls Church. Golf lovers can stay in practice at the lush Jefferson District Golf Course which features 9 challenging holes. Cavalier Trail Park is a haven for runners, hikers and dog walkers. There are 12 city run parks in the area with features for children and adults alike.
Getting around Falls Church is easy with their many transportation options. City Hall is located just 9 miles from the White House and the city is in close proximity to many roadways including VA 7, VA 237, US 29, SR 649, SR 694 and many others. There are two metro stations nearby (East Falls Church, West Falls Church) and city busses. A bike route through the city will connect you to many regional bike trails.
Educational opportunities abound in Falls Church. They have a small school system comprised of 4 small schools. The Falls Church City Public Schools have been touted as being “America’s premier small school system”. Kindergarten through first grade students typically attend Mount Daniel School, grades 2-4 Thomas Jefferson Elementary, grades 5-7 Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School and high school students attend George Mason High. Make sure that you carefully research the available schooling options for each prospective home you are considering as zoning requirements can vary. For more detailed information on schools check out Best Schools in Northern VA.
For a small community with many options, consider making Fall Church, VA your new home. I would love to help you explore the many available properties in the area so you can find your next home. Contact me today for all your Northern VA realty needs.
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