Fairfax County Real Estate
A prosperous urban county with a diverse population, vibrant communities and a thriving economy, Fairfax County is the beating heart of the Northern Virginia region. Home to more than a million people and extending over a total area of more than 400 square miles, the county is an intriguing mix of country charm and urban sophistication, history and progress, and time-honored traditions and the latest breakthroughs.
Just west of Washington, D.C. and bordered by the Potomac River on the north and southeast, Fairfax County real estate is minutes away from everything that the Capital Region has to offer. The county's nearest neighbors are the cities of Alexandria and Falls Church, as well as the counties of Arlington, Loudon, Prince William, Montgomery, Prince George's and Charles.
The Fairfax County real estate market features a wide range of housing options, from apartments, townhouses and condominiums to single-family homes of varying sizes. Whether you're looking for an urban or small town feel, or you prefer the conveniences of a planned community, you won't be disappointed with the breadth of choices here.
The county's various communities provide residents with a quality of life that's second to none in the region. Cultural, entertainment and recreational opportunities abound, services are first-rate, and green and open spaces are abundant throughout – the county maintains over 400 parks which contain more than 24,000 acres of parkland. Fairfax is also widely known for being one of the safest counties in the nation.
Another plus are the outstanding schools in the Fairfax County Public Schools system, which are consistently ranked among the best in the country. The Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), for one, was ranked the country’s Best High School in 2007 and 2008 by the U.S. News & World Report.
For more information on Fairfax County real estate and the many advantages of living here, please don’t hesitate to contact the knowledgeable professionals of the Annie Lauler Corporation.