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Hometowns For Everyone in Springfield and Franconia, VA

Being a suburb of Washington, DC and an unincorporated community in Fairfax County, makes property in Springfield, VA a great place to call home. First founded as a station of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, Springfield is still a great travel spot and has many neighborhoods. Because of the large business district, potential Springfield home buyers will appreciate the proximity of the Springfield Interchange, providing easy access to the interchange of I-95, I-395 and I-495 (the Capital Beltway). The smaller homes and older neighborhoods make Springfield, VA real estate affordable, but there are newer, larger homes for sale in Springfield VA as well. Potential Springfield, Virginia real estate buyers, who want to be in a smaller business district, may want to explore Franconia, VA which also contains many residential neighborhoods. Franconia, VA began as a community when a station by that name opened on the RF&P Railroad in the 1870’s. If you are relocating and want to search for homes for sale in Franconia, this is a great, affordable area. Both Springfield and Franconia, VA real estate are located relatively close to Washington, DC, Ft. Belvoir and Arlington employment centers, so they make great hometowns.

Residing in Springfield and Franconia Makes Commuting a Breeze

Commuting is a thorn in many people’s side, but by choosing to buy real estate in Springfield or Franconia, VA, it will no longer be a problem. For residents working at the Pentagon or in Washington, DC, the Franconia-Springfield Metrorail Station can provide easy access, along with all employment centers on the route. There are also Metro bus lines, Slug Lines and easy travel by automobile on the Springfield Interchange. If you need to got to Fort Belvoir, it is a mere 10 minutes away.

Having Plenty to Do in Springfield and Franconia Adds to the Appeal

If you move to and buy a home for sale in Franconia or Springfield, VA you are not only going to be living near Washington, DC and all it has to offer, but you have plenty to do in your own hometown. There are 4 neighborhood shopping centers in and around the area, with Springfield Plaza being the largest of them. At Springfield Interchange, there is the Springfield Mall, which offers indoor shopping at many top retailers and a food court. If recreational activities are a requirement when looking for a Springfield or Franconia, VA home for sale then either of these communities would be a great hometown for you. Some of the recreation available in these areas include:

* Audrey Moore Red Center in Wakefield Park (year-round pool, gymnasium and many other sports)
* Wakefield Skate Park
* South Run Red Center (year-round pool, exercise facilities and other sports)
* Burke Lake Park (golfing, camping, picnic areas, boat rental, fishing, miniature train, carousel and ice cream parlor)
* Lake Accosting Park (small boat rental, fishing, and picnic areas)

Outstanding Schools Are Available

If you are moving or relocating to the Springfield or Franconia area with children, then you will be happy with the top-notch Fairfax County public schools. If you choose to move into a home in Springfield, VA, the schools your child will attend are:

* North Springfield ES Grades: Preschool, FECEP, K-5
* Springfield Estates ES Grades: FECEP, K-6
* West Springfield ES Grades: K-6
* West Springfield HS Grades: 9-12
Relocating to a Franconia home will have your younger child attending Franconia Elementary School (grades K-6).

Ready to Move to Your New Hometown of Springfield or Franconia, VA?

If one of these fantastic VA towns sounds like a place you can call home, be sure to request a comprehensive Springfield and Franconia, VA relocation kit. The kit contains a wealth of information about the area that will be invaluable during your search for real estate in Springfield or real estate in Franconia. Making a good decision on your new home starts with being well-informed, and our relocation kit will give you in-depth information about area schools, local attractions, restaurants, and the Springfield and Franconia, VA home buying process. Contact us and we’ll get started today to find you your perfect new home in your wonderful new hometown.

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