Lorton, VA is smaller than its neighbors to the north, Alexandria and Springfield, with just over 20,000 residents. Despite its smaller size, Lorton real estate is a popular choice for many people due to its close proximity to the expanding Fort Belvoir and various commuting options to DC and other areas of Northern Virginia. There’s also a residential part of Fort Belvoir (22060) that includes a few neighborhoods. You’ll find a wide range of housing options in Lorton and, perhaps more importantly, a great variety of things to do and see.
Living in Lorton
Lorton has received a lot of love recently from Fairfax County. The Workhouse Arts Center opened in 2008 after the facility was purchased from the DC Department of Corrections. The Center offers musical and theatrical performances, art exhibits and even numerous classes and activities. Also built on land previously owned by the Department of Corrections, the Laurel Hill Golf Course features 18 spectacular holes and was ranked 15th in Golfweek’s 2009 ranking of the top public courses in the nation. If you want to get outdoors and enjoy some fresh air then take your pick from one of the magnificent parks in Lorton including Mason Neck, Pohick Bay and Occoquan Regional Park. If you’re thinking about buying Lorton real estate then check out our Local Lifestyle section to learn more about the area and what there is to do.
Lorton VA Homes for Sale
Lorton doesn’t just offer a wide variety of attractions and recreational activities, it also has a great selection of home choices. While there are a number of older single family houses and townhouses for sale, increased demand for housing in the area has created a lot of new development. A lot of move-up buyers choose to purchase a home for sale in Lorton because it has large, newer detached homes at a more affordable price than areas closer in to the city. The Lorton Station community boasts condos, townhouses and single family homes that surround amenities galore and the town center and marketplace that offer a mix of shopping, dining and convenient services.
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