Van Dorn Station is a collection of 20 townhomes tucked away on a non-through street, Katelyn Court, in Alexandria, VA. Built by Equity Homes in 1996 and 1997, these units feature brick fronts and 1-car garages. Square footage ranges from 2,388 to 2,696. Available models include the Henley, Essex and Franklin. Students attend Bush Hill Elementary, Twain Middle and Edison High Schools. This neighborhood is located just outside the Beltway and only a few minutes away from both the Van Dorn and Franconia-Springfield Metro stations. It’s a perfect location for commuters, whether they are going to Washington D.C., Tyson’s Corner or Falls Church. Bus routes are readily available throughout the area. Those looking to ride Amtrak or VRE have the convenience of choosing either the Springfield or Alexandria stations. Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon, the Hoffman Buildings, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and various companies at the Metro Park complex are all popular employment destinations for persons living in the area.
Several shopping and entertainment areas are well-located near Van Dorn Station. Kingstowne is just down the street and features a Town Center with 2 grocery stores, a 16-screen movie theater, Starbucks, World Market, a dry cleaners, Famous Footwear, and several popular restaurants: Panera Bread, Firehouse Subs, Kaleidoscoops, Bonefish Grill and Uno’s Pizzeria among others. Top Golf, with miniature golf and driving ranges, is close by as well. Heading into the city of Alexandria, patrons enjoy the Hoffman Town Center and Cameron Run Regional Park. The Hoffman Town Center has a 22-screen AMC Movie Theater and several restaurants such as Ted’s Montana Grill, Galae Thai and Delia’s. Kids of all ages can enjoy the batting cages, Great Waves Waterpark and picnic areas Cameron Run Regional Park offers. Old Town Alexandria, Del Ray and Shirlington are only a few minutes away-restaurants and shops abound! More regional shopping destinations include Tyson’s Corner Center, Tysons Galleria and the Fashion Center at Pentagon City. Department stores, upscale boutiques and top-notch restaurants can all be found there.
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