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Springfield Real Estate
Springfield Virginia is one of the larger cities of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. It is located west of Alexandria. Springfield is made up of three main geographic regions Springfield, North Springfield, and West Springfield. The commercial hub of Springfield VA centers around the Springfield Interchange known as the “Mixing Bowl” where the I-95, I-395, and the Capital Beltway or I-495 meet.
Springfield VA is a great area to live for those looking for a convenient location and easy transportation access. Springfield has mass transportation to easily move residents around the Metro D.C. Area. There is the Metro Rail Blue Line Station, Virginia Railway Express, and the Metro bus system. Commuting to the Pentagon is an easy direct route straight up I-395.
The commercial area of Springfield offers residents great shopping opportunities. The old Springfield Mall is currently being renovated to be the Springfield Town Center, a mega shopping, residential and business area similar to that of Tyson’s Corner. There are currently a few stores open through construction and the majority of renovations are set to be finished sometime in 2014. Two other major shopping centers include the Brookfield and Springfield Shopping Centers.
In addition to shopping opportunities, Springfield has great restaurants including Kabul Kabob, Thai Café, Austin Grill, Outback Steakhouse, Mike’s American Grill and a wide range of other great places to dine. Springfield is home to nearly any kind of restaurant you could think of.
Though there is a great commercial hub near the Springfield Interchange much of the Springfield area is residential making it an optimal place for those raising families and looking for a quieter pace of life. Springfield has many outdoor activities to enjoy as well. The Springfield Golf and Country club has an 18-hole championship golf course and clubhouse. The South Run Recreation Center is newly renovated with a fitness center and sports complex. Lake Accotink Park is a fabulous place to enjoy the outdoors with paddle boats, canoes, and rowboats on the lake, tour boat rides, fishing, basketball, volleyball, playground, picnic pavilions, mini golf course and antique carousel.
One of the many popular festivals is Springfield Days, held every year after Memorial Day. Springfield Days has countless activities including a Marathon Run/Walk, Family Fest with food, rides and games and even a Pet Fest for your furry family members. There is also an Art Fest and the Cardboard Boat Race that draws a quirky set of fun lovers.
Schools in Springfield VA are highly rated as most schools in Fairfax County are. Many of the parents who send their children to Springfield public schools are happy with the school system and give great reviews. Springfield also has a large number of wonderful private schools.
Homes in the Springfield VA area come in a variety of styles. There are garden style condos, brick front town homes, Colonial homes and new construction. Seniors looking for single-level homes will find many ramblers here to satisfy their needs. The median price of a home in Springfield is around $450,000. Springfield is an area known to have more affordable housing prices in the Metro Washington D.C. area.
Springfield VA is ideal for those searching out the perfect suburban lifestyle close to work.
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