Worthington Woods is a super townhome community in Lorton just minutes to Fort Belvoir’s Tulley Gate. If you are being relocated to Fort Belvoir, you will definitely want to check this neighborhood out. There are 191 homes here, with both garage and non-garage units available. Total square footage ranges from 1,920 to 2,492. Models available include the Morgan, Ellis, Porter, Ellington and Canterbury. This community was built in several phases from 1986 to 2002 along Ardglass Drive, Charlesborough Court, Harrogate Court, Rhondda Drive, Two Bays Road and Whernside Court. Children living here attend Gunston Elementary and Hayfield Secondary Schools.
Pohick Bay Regional Park and Golf Course are great places to spend an afternoon. This water oriented park features a boat launch facility and is only one of three public access points to the Potomac River in Northern Virginia. There are canoes, kayaks, paddle boats and john boats for rent on the weekends. According to their website, Pohick Bay offers one of the largest outdoor, free-form pools on the east coast for those interested in swimming. Other highlights include camping, hiking, picnic shelter areas, a children’s play area and an abundance of wildlife. The golf course is consistently named one of the area’s most challenging courses by local golf magazines; aside from the scenic course, it features a pro shop, a practice facility and a full snack bar. Several historical attractions such as Mount Vernon, Gunston Hall and Woodlawn Plantation are well located near Worthington Woods.
This community is ideally situated near all of the area’s major transportation routes. The Fairfax County Parkway and Route 1 provide easy access to the Beltway and Interstates 395 and 95. Lorton Station has a convenient VRE station, which provides service to the Franconia-Springfield Metro, Old Town, Crystal City, L’Enfant Plaza and Union Station. Bus service is readily available for travel throughout the area. The Lorton Station Town Center features a medical center, shops, service providers and restaurants.