As one of the newer communities near the Lorton Town Center and VRE, Lorton Overlook is a great choice for people looking for a single family home close to everything! These 26 luxury homes were constructed by NVR during 2006 and 2007. They have very spacious floor plans, with square footage ranging from 2,198 to 3,140 on the top 2 levels. All homes also have full basements, 2-car garages and loads of custom upgrades. The Hammond, Montgomery and Sheridan models are available here. There are only 3 streets in this development: Landerfield Court, Penfield Court and Wynnefield Court. Children in the neighborhood attend Lorton Station Elementary and Hayfield Secondary Schools.
Living in Lorton Overlook
The best part of Lorton Overlook is its close proximity to the Town Center and VRE. There is a great mixture of restaurants and service providers at the Town Center. Whether it is grabbing a cup of coffee at the Daily Grind, having a great Italian meal at Pane e Vino or checking out the live music every Thursday at Fireside Grill, there is something here for everyone. Other merchants include Lorton Dry Cleaners, Fusion Nails and Spa, Salon Prive, Curves for Women, the Lorton Station Medical Center, KC Pharmacy and Vocelli Pizza. The VRE station is conveniently located right at the Town Center and offers service to Washington, D.C. to the north and Fredericksburg to the south. Heading towards D.C., there are stops at the Franconia-Springfield Metro, King Street, Crystal City, L’Enfant Plaza and Union Station. In the other direction, stops include Woodbridge and Quantico. Lorton Overlook is near Interstates 95/395 and Route 1 for easy commutes to Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon, Alexandria, Arlington, D.C. and more.
For outdoor enthusiasts, there are several local and state parks nearby. The 100-acre Joseph Plaskett Park surrounds the Lorton Station community and includes a wooded hiking/biking trail and a fair-weather crossing through the Pohick River. Mason Neck is a state park on a peninsula near Pohick Bay that features an abundance of birds such as heron, bald eagles, tundra swans and ducks. There are 4 miles of unpaved hiking trails and 3 miles of paved multi-use trails with 10 bikes available for rent. Other features are fishing, canoe and kayak rentals, an environmental education center and a large sheltered picnic area with 10 tables and 2 charcoal grills.