South Kings Station
South Kings Station is a subdivision of 134 townhomes situated off of South Kings Highway in Alexandria. It is ideally located in the vicinity of the Huntington Metro Station, Old Town Alexandria and Kingstowne. All of the homes were constructed in 1985 and 1986 along Brick Hearth Court, Chimney Wood Court and Kings Station Court. Total square footage ranges between 1,591 and 2,165 in the Amherst, Bennington, Carlisle and Duquesne model types. Homes feature 2 or 3 bedrooms and have 2 designated parking spaces. Children attend Mount Eagle Elementary, Twain Middle and Edison High Schools. This community is very close to all major roads such as Route 1, the Beltway, the GW Parkway and Interstates 395/95. Local Metro and Fairfax Connector bus service is offered throughout the area. When you are looking to get out of town, National Airport is really convenient; just hop on the GW Parkway and you are there!
Living in South Kings Station
Several shopping areas and historical attractions are available close by. Beacon Mall features a variety of merchants such as Outback Steakhouse, Panera Bread, Chipotle, Lowes and Merchant’s Tire. Local favorites Krispy Kreme and Papa Johns are just down the road as well. The upscale boutiques, antique shops, art galleries and top-notch restaurants of historic Old Town Alexandria are only a short drive away from South Kings Station. You will love checking out the artisan wares at the Torpedo Factory, walking along the Potomac River or dining at one of the many restaurants along King Street.
For persons interested in history, numerous local attractions are nearby. They include Mount Vernon Estate, Woodlawn Plantation, Gunston Hall and the Masonic Temple. Residents have an easy commute to many of the area’s leading employers. Fort Belvoir, the Pentagon, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Hoffman Buildings and many other companies are easily accessed from here. Kingstowne is another portion of Alexandria that is very convenient to South Kings Station. Top Golf offers the perfect place to hit a few golf balls or play a game of miniature golf, while the Town Center has a delightful mixture of shops, restaurants, a 16-screen movie theater and grocery stores. Examples include World Market, Home Goods, Starbucks, Macaroni Grill, Firehouse Subs and Bonefish Grill among others. Lee District Park and RECenter is the ideal place for persons looking to lead an active lifestyle. The 193-acre park has numerous athletic fields, lighted tennis courts, horseshoe pits, picnic areas and walking trails. A 50-meter swimming pool, sports courts, dance/aerobics studios, exercise room, spin studio and more can be found inside the RECenter. Also convenient, Mount Vernon RECenter has an indoor ice skating rink!