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Springfield, Burke & Lorton, VA

Springfield VA Real Estate, Springfield Area and Community Information



Springfield, Virginia is a city located within Fairfax County. The area was founded as a train station for the railroad in 1847. The city is located near Lake Accotink and offers walking paths around the lake. Washington, DC is located only 10 miles from the city. There are a variety of Springfield VA real estate options located within the city. Springfield VA homes that are located near Lake Accotink with spectacular views.

Facilities within the area include renting canoes, rowboats and pedal boats. Fishing, tour-boat rides, miniature golf courses and boat launches will give your family lots of weekend activities. Download Lake Accotink Park activities by searching their website.

The Parks and Recreation Department offers citizens of Fairfax county lots of activities, programs and attractions. The Fairfax County Park Authority offers boat and bike rentals, field trips, classes and many special events throughout the year. You will also find picnic shelters, Bark in the Park and Accotink Trails. The county offers three lakefront parks for fun and excitement such as a carousel, campgrounds, playgrounds and an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a lazy river.

Springfield real estate offers homes in a price range to suit your budget. Springfield homes also offer gently sloping landscapes, large yards and lots of trees. Springfield homes for sale can be found by searching online. Springfield properties for investment purposes can be found by contacting a Springfield real estate agent.

Our team will help you find the home that is just right for you and your family. If you are interested in becoming a Springfield home buyer, contact us today. Real estate in Springfield is conveniently located near lush parks and recreation centers. Homes for sale in Springfield average $500,000.


Special events and activities are held in Springfield all year long. The area offers world-class attractions such as the American Horticulture Society at George Washington Farm. This home was one of George Washington's favorite properties. Located on George Washington Memorial Parkway, you will find the Belle Haven Marina where you can spend time at the popular sailing school. The city has many historic buildings that offer a look into the past. Since Washington, DC is located only 10 miles away, you and your family will never run out of things to see and do.

Special events are often found at the Springfield Mall, Hidden Pond Nature Center and Springfield Town Center. Volunteers help run programs for families with low incomes and elderly programs. Find more information about volunteering by visiting their website at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/volunteering/. Witness the spectacular seasonal light shows sponsored by the Park Authority in December. You will see a meteor shower and a comet at the show.

The Park Authority has a variety of attractions and events going on throughout the year. They also offer nature classes at the Hidden Oaks Nature Center on weekends. You can also build your own bat house at Riverbend Park during special times of the year. Springfield has a lot to offer families who work and live here.

Burke Real Estate and Community Information

Burke VA real estate is the best option for someone looking for the rural lifestyle with the big city just a country drive away. 
DamonSellsHomes can help find a home that fits your lifestyle perfectly. There are many homes for sale in Burke that can fit your price range, whatever it may be. 


History

The town of Burke was developed around a railway station constructed in the 1840s. It was named "Burke's Station" after Silas Burke, a farmer and merchant who had built the first of many Burke homes in the area, and this title was used to refer to the entire village for the next several decades. In 1903, the town's name was shortened to Burke. Real estate in Burke was in high demand during this period due to the expanding industry of the town. 

Parks & Recreation

The Old Keene Mill Swim & Racquet Club offers swimming and tennis. The facility also includes a snack bar, covered pavilion, shaded baby pool, and a BBQ grill.  

Just a short drive from Burke is the Potomac Heritage Trail. This is an 800-mile network of trails linking many attractions in the Chesapeake Bay and Allegheny Highlands areas. Some parts are suitable for bicycling or horseback riding. The trail is within walking distance of some rural Burke properties. 

Burke Lake Park offers a wide variety of outdoor activities. The 888-acre facility is built around Burke Lake and offers swimming and boat rentals. Other attractions include both 18-hole and miniature golf courses, ice cream parlor, amphitheater, carousel, and a miniature train ride. Burke Lake Park is conveniently located for quick access from nearby Burke VA homes. 

Attractions

The house that Silas Burke built in 1824 (which sparked the beginnings of the town of Burke) is still standing and maintained by the Burke Historical Society. Click here to contact the Burke Historical Society for more information on the Silas Burke House as well as other historical sites in the area. 


Events

Local farmers sell their produce at the Burke Farmers Market, held in the VRE parking garage Saturday mornings from May though October. 

Burke's signature event is the Burke Fall Festival, held for two days in September every year. The festival includes food, arts and crafts, live music, a blood drive, and many activities for children and families. 

If you are looking to make your home in the Fairfax County area, Burke real estate provides the ideal option. Our team can help you in your search for Burke homes for sale. In such a historical and diverse area, the aspiring Burke home buyer has much to choose from.
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