Olde Franconia Station
Olde Franconia Station is a collection of 13 townhomes on Nice Place in Alexandria. Located between Kingstowne and Springfield, it offers the best of both worlds. Built in 2002, these 4-level homes have 1-car garages, 3 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. They all back to trees. Total square footage ranges between 2,356 and 2,895. Children attend Fairfax County Schools-Franconia Elementary, Twain Intermediate and Edison High Schools. The Franconia Villas Professional Center is within walking distance-there are a variety of service providers such as doctors, dentists and insurance agents.
Living in Olde Franconia Station
Other shopping/professional centers are located along Franconia Road as well. The Kingstowne Town Center is very convenient for residents-it offers 2 grocery stores, Starbucks, a 16-screen movie theater, World Market, Home Goods and several restaurants such as Panera Bread, Macaroni Grill, Firehouse Subs, Pasara and more. Several shopping areas are situated along Frontier Drive; some of the merchants are Best Buy, Ulta, Home Depot, Old Navy and Staples.
This community is only a few traffic lights away from Interstates 495/395/95 and the Fairfax County Parkway. The convenient Springfield Transportation Center offers access to Metro Rail (blue line trains), VRE (Fredericksburg line), several bus routes and garage parking. Local military bases are very convenient to residents of this community. It is very easy to commute to Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon, Fort Myer, Bolling Air Force Base and U.S. Coast Guard stations. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Hoffman Buildings and the Metro Park complex (Inova Healthplex along with several technology and government contractor companies) are convenient employment choices as well.