Springfield, VA is located west of Alexandria and is split into 3 main geographic areas: Springfield (22150, 22153), North Springfield (22151) and West Springfield (22152). The Fairfax County Parkway runs right through the heart of Springfield and provides easy access to the surrounding areas and HOV lanes leading to Washington DC. North Springfield straddles the Capital Beltway making it a great location for drivers that want to cut-down on their travel times.
If you’re thinking about buying real estate in Springfield then don’t forget about all the other amenities and activities the area has to offer. There are several shopping areas that make life’s daily tasks easy. There are some great restaurants from Mike’s American Grill, Thai Café, Austin Grill, to Outback and many others. Recently, plans were made to completely redesign the Springfield Mall and turn it into a community town center featuring mixed residential and commercial buildings, an updated mall and even recreational fields. For you golfers out there, the Springfield Golf and Country Club features an 18-hole championship course, a fully-equipped clubhouse and anything else you might desire. The newly renovated South Run Rec Center provides residents a great place to stay in shape and play sports. Even if you just feel like enjoying a sunny, summer day then you can head over to Lake Accotink and putter around on one of the paddle boats available for rent. If you want to know more about what you can do in Springfield then check out our Local Lifestyle section.
The types of homes you’ll see in Springfield range from garden style condos and brick-front townhomes to detached Colonials and new construction. Many move-up buyers choose to purchase a single family home here due to the generally sizeable yards and more traditional home styles. All neighborhoods provide residents easy access to major commuter routes and the Springfield Metro.
Whether you’re a first-time buyer or moving up to get more space you can find a home in Springfield that will fit your needs. We’ve provided detailed information about our featured neighborhoods to the right so you can get a better feel for the area. If you’re ready to begin searching our database of Springfield homes for sale then use our quick search links above or do a custom home search of your own.
We’ve compiled a lot of great information about the neighborhoods, activities and currently available homes for sale in Springfield. If you have any additional questions about the Springfield area, or real estate in general, we’re always happy to help out. E-mail or call—whichever is easiest for you.