Hunter Estates is a hidden gem in Lorton; this mix of 112 older and newer single family homes features lot sizes from .50 to 1.96 acres! This community is off Telegraph Road and is just seconds away from the Kingstowne section of Alexandria and all of the area’s major transportation routes. Access points to the Fairfax County Parkway, Interstates 395/95 and the Beltway are just around the corner, making it really easy to get to Tysons Corner, D.C., Arlington, Fairfax and more. The Landsdowne Centre is located just around the corner and can attend to many residents’ daily needs. There is a Sunoco gas station, CVS, a dance studio, Northern Virginia Academy, a Fairfax County library and a host of restaurants such as China Garden, Pho Bowl, Olympians Family Restaurant and Red, Blue & Blue BBQ.
Living in Hunter Estates
All of the shops and restaurants plus the 16-screen Regal Cinema at the Kingstowne Town Center are super convenient. Some of the choices include Bonefish Grill, Panera Bread, Firehouse Subs, Macaroni Grill, World Market, Bath & Body Works and Home Goods. Fort Belvoir’s Telegraph Gate is just down the street, making this a very convenient location for anyone stationed there. There is also a Coast Guard station and a U.S. Army Reserve Center just a little bit further down Telegraph Road. Students in the community attend Island Creek Elementary and Hayfield Secondary Schools.
The Levelle W. Dupell Park is conveniently located just off Newington Road. It is perfect for a get-together and features a large covered picnic shelter, tennis courts, basketball courts, a tot lot and a baseball field. If you are looking for additional athletic pursuits, Lee District Park and RECenter is sure to please. The exterior grounds consists of numerous sports courts and athletic fields, walking paths, children’s play areas, an antique carousel and horseshoe pits. Inside you will find an Olympic-sized swimming pool, locker rooms, an exercise room with cardio and weight training equipment, squash/racquetball courts and several multi-purpose rooms that are used for spin, aerobics, dance, Pilates, yoga and other classes. For all you golf enthusiasts, there are several local courses to choose from, including Greendale Golf Course, Hilltop Golf Club, Pohick Bay Regional Park Golf Course and the new Laurel Hill Golf Club. Old Town Alexandria, with its award winning restaurants, upscale shops, art galleries and green space along the Potomac River, is easy to get to from here, as is Reagan National Airport when you want to take that next trip.