Archives for March 2013

Sell Your Home Fast!

Sell Your Home Fast

What’s the best way to sell your home fast?  Put it on the market now.  Traditionally, the Spring is the best time of year to sell your house and 2013 will be no different.  Why is spring a great time to sell?  There are many reasons including:

sell your home in virginia

How to Sell Your House in Virginia

  • Homes show better in the spring when the grass is greener, flowers and trees start to bloom and buyers can picture themselves spending time outdoors.
  • Families with children prefer to move when the kids get out of school and want to be settled before the new school year starts
  • There’s more daylight.  With daylight savings time, buyers have more daylight hours to get out and see homes
  • Buyers will spend more time looking at property when the weather allows them to comfortably walk around outdoors and in.

Ready to list your home? Call Barry Harlowe at 703-881-6051 or email today.

How much is your home worth?

The good news for Northern Virginia sellers is that inventory is low causing prices to rise. In February 2012, there were 5840 active listings on the market.  In February 2013, that number dropped by 28% to 4185.  That’s great news for sellers!

The average price of a home sold in Northern Virginia in February 2013 was $436,433 which is 10% increase over 2012 when sold prices were $396,107.

Selling Your Home Fast in Northern Virginia

Houses sold in February 2013 sold 20% faster than 2012, on average, within 57 days.  This number is expected to drop significantly in March 2013.

Want to know what your home is worth?  Call Allison Metzger at 703-963-0923 or email today.

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Buying a Home in Virginia

If you currently rent and are looking to buy this spring, you can still take advantage of the hot spring market with low interest rates and motivated sellers.  Think about your must-haves and narrow down the location that works best for you.

Be sure to find a licensed real estate agent who can keep you abreast of all the latest statistics, listings and support you in your individual needs.



Tavistock Farms Home for Sale

Tavistock Farms Home for Sale

Loudoun County Living LLC has just listed a fantastic Tavistock Farms home for sale at 849 Santmyer Drive in Leesburg Virginia. This property features a 6 foot bump out, hardwood flooring, master bedroom with sitting room, spacious living room and dining room. The home is bright, open and perfect for entertaining. The rear deck backs to trees for privacy. This Tavistock Farms home also features a two car garage, main level office, full walk out basement and laundry on bedroom level.Tavistock Farms Home For Sale

Tavistock Farms Homes for Sale

If you are interested in other Tavistock Farms Homes for Sale CLICK on this link. Tavistock Farms Homes for sale.

Where is Tavistock Farms?

Tavistock Farms is located in central Loudoun County about 35 miles west of Washington DC just off of Sycolin Road. Tavistock Drive is the main through fare and connects the community to Battlefield Parkway and Sycolin Road. The community’s convenient location provided home owners easy access to commuter routes via Battlefield Parkway to the Dulles Connector Road and Route 7. The town of Leesburg is located just to the west of the community.Leesburg Home for Sale

Tavistock Farms in a community of single family homes and townhomes that is located just east of the historic town of Leesburg Virginia. The community is made up of over 500 homes and offer both single family homes and town homes. The community’s convenient location and well thought out design offers home owners a quiet, peaceful neighborhood and all of the conveniences of close by amenities. There are miles of sidewalks and walking trains as well as a private community pool and tennis club. Tavistock Farms consists of 305 single family homes and 213 town homes. The Leesburg Outlet Mall, The Leesburg Village Center, and the Lansdowne Town Center are all within a couple of miles of Tavistock Farms and offers home owner’s restaurants, entertainment and much more. The community was developed by Arcadia builders in 1994 and is completely built out.Leesburg Home for Sale

Where do kids go to school in Tavistock Farms?

Loudoun County has one of the best public school systems in the United States.  Cool Spring Elementary school is located at the intersection of Battlefield Parkway and Tavistock Drive. Middle Schools age children will attend Harper Park Middle School and High School Aged kids will attend Heritage High School. If you are considering a home in Tavistock Farms please check the Loudoun County Public Schools web site for the most current information on school districts. For more information on local schools please follow this link.

For more information on this Tavistock Farms Home for sale or Leesburg Homes please call us at 703-831-7653 or visit our web site at

Live in the Country at Walnut Grove, Leesburg, VA

Walnut Grove, Leesburg, VA

Walnut Grove, Leesburg, VA is a beautiful new home community in North Leesburg composed of 13 lots each ranging from 3 to 10 acres.  Situated just off Route 15 North on 57 acres in the heart of some of the most picturesque country that Loudoun County has to offer, Walnut Grove,  is less than a mile from the Potomac River. The quaint and welcoming town of Lucketts, where one will find antique shops and farm-stands, is but a mile away.  Less than 2 miles away, residents can enjoy well-known wineries such as Tarara and Lost Creek Vineyard.  With the Town of Leesburg a little over a 5 minute drive away, Walnut Grove, Leesburg, VA offers many of the amenities that those who are looking to live in the country seek.

Looking for a Home in Walnut Grove?

Interested in homes for sale in Walnut Grove ? Click the link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Leesburg, VA.  New Construction

What’s the Neighborhood Like?

Currently, Walnut Grove, Leesburg, VA, built by Landmark Atlantic Communities, LLC, offers 2 and 3 level single family homes running from 2,100+ square feet to 3,500+ square feet with the largest floor plans having 5 bedrooms.  Building began last year and is expected to ramp up this year.  This community comes with mountainous views and no HOA. Not to mention, homes may be customized.  Find yourself in Walnut Grove, Leesburg VA where luxury meets country living.

What’s going on Nearby Walnut Grove?

Residents can enjoy all that the historic Town of Leesburg has to offer only a five minute drive away.  Looking for festivals, events, dining, shopping and more? You will find it in the town of Leesburg, VA.  Find out everything that is nearby Walnut Grove, including places of worship, banking and shopping and much more  on my website.

What schools will the Kids Attend?

Walnut Grove community in Leesburg, VA is served by Lucketts Elementary, Smart’s Mill Middle, and Tuscarora High, the newest high school in Loudoun. To get local school scores and more information about these schools check out the Leesburg school reports on my website.

Now you Really Want to Buy a Home Here, Don’t You?

Walnut Grove currently offers a unique array of new home designs from which buyers can choose.  If you are interested in the current homes for sale in Walnut Grove Leesburg VA click on the link and call Kelly Dunning at 571-212-1138 to find out how to see a model.


Townhomes in One Loudoun

Townhouses in One Loudoun in Ashburn

Imagine walking outside your front door into town to see a movie, get a bite to eat or just take a stroll?  That’s what you’d be able to do if you lived in one of the three luxury townhomes featured by NV Homes at One Loudoun in Ashburn, VA.

The Edison Lake model features two-bedrooms, two bath rooms and starts at 2200square feet of living spaceone loudoun townhomes. Edison Lake models start at $440,000 and come with lots of designer extras.

The Cornelius Vanderbilt model starts in the $460,000-range and features three bedrooms and two baths starting at 2548 square feet.  This luxury townhouse has an open layout, ample closet space and gourmet kitchens complete with granite countertops.

The John Jacob Astor model is the largest of the trio starting at 2874 square feet and priced in the upper $510,000-range.  This three-bedroom, two bath luxury townhouse includes a gourmet kitchen, soaring ceilings and many options designed to help you customize your home.

Click here to find more townhomes in Ashburn, VA or call 703-831-7653.

One Loudoun in the News!

The promise of a cinema-drafthouse, minor league baseball field, and Fresh Market grocery store are just a few of the reasons why One Loudoun will be the place to be in Loudoun County.

Stay on top of the buzz about One Loudoun by visiting Loudoun County Living’s community events page.

Luxury Townhomes in Virginia

Townhouse living doesn’t get any better when you combine it with the amenities and facilities available at One Loudoun.  As more models become available for previewing, Loudoun County Living will keep you posted on prices, incentives and timeframes.

Click here to stay in touch with Loudoun County Living and all new home incentives and specials or call us at 703-831-7653.

Greenfield Crossing – New Aldie, VA Homes for Sale

Enjoy the simple things in life at Greenfield Crossing off Braddock Road in the Village of Aldie, Loudoun County, VA .  With modest homes up to 3,800 square feet large, Greenfield Crossing has been designed with nature in mind.  With walking trails, plenty of trees, and only a handful of neighbors, home owners can escape the hustle and bustle of Northern Virginia and come home to a wooded community with plenty of breathing room at Greenfield Crossing, a community of new Aldie, VA homes for sale.

Looking for a Home in Greenfield Crossing? 

Interested in homes for sale in Greenfield Crossing? Click the link to find all the currently available new homes in this small enclave of homes being built by K. Hovnanian Homes. Greenfield Crossing

Just Where is Aldie, VA?

The village of Aldie in Loudoun County VA is located between Gilbert’s Corner and Middleburg, in the southern end of Loudoun County west of Fairfax County and just north of Prince William County.  There is every kind of conceivable shopping in and around Aldie.  Residents can travel a short distance to the community of Stone Ridge for grocery shopping and restaurant options.  And just a little farther east into Loudoun County, residents will find Brambleton Town Center which includes movie theaters, shopping, and dining options. Find out about everything that is nearby Greenfiled Crossing including places of worhip, banking, and much more on my website.

What Schools will the Kids Attend? 

Greenfield Crossing in Aldie, VA is served by Pinebrook Elementary, Mercer Middle School, and John Champe High School. To get local school scores and more information about these schools check out the Aldie school reports on my website.

Now You Really Want to Find a Home Here, Right? 

If you are interested in the current homes for sale in the development of Greenfield Crossing in Aldie, VA click on the link. Our for sale property information is a direct feed from the Metropolitan Area MLS and is updated multiple times a day.


Great Country Farms Marshmallow Harvest

Great Country Farms Marshmallow Festival

What is Great Country Farms?

On the base of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in a quaint town of Bluemont sits Great Country Farms. The 200 acre working farm produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables throughout all seasons.  Owners of the farm, the Zurschmeide family, have been farming in Loudoun County for over 35 years.  The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce in 1996 and 2007 voted Great Country Farms “Agribusiness of the Year” for the farms innovative farming techniques that help grow produce in our changing climate. The farm also has lots of actives for families and children to participate in all year.

What is the Marshmallow Harvest?

On March 23rd and 24th from 10am to 5pm, Great Country Farms is hosting their annual Marshmallow Harvest. Great Country Farms Marshmallow FestivalThis is a fun and exciting event in Bluemont for families and children. At this harvest marshmallows “grow” on trees. You can pick a baggy of marshmallows and roast them over a bonfire. There is also an abundance of smore kits for sale so you can make your marshmallows into a tasty, classic treat. Along with the marshmallow fun, there will be a huge Easter egg hunt across the farm, with over 7,000 eggs that need to be found. If you explore the farm thoroughly you might even be able to find the Easter bunny and have your picture taken with him. Overall this festival will leave a ‘spring’ in your step and a smile on your face.

Are you interested in homes in Bluemont?

Unique, country, family homes are available now!

What else is there to do at Great Country Farms?Marshmallow 2

There is always an abundance of things to do at Great Country Farms. Every day there is live music playing and delicious food at the farms Roosteraunt. They serve kettle corn, fresh baked goods, hotdogs, and hamburgers, fresh from the farm. There is also a 5 acre play area that includes giant slides and a large pumpkin jumping pillow. For even more fun, you can visit the farms petting zoo and look at the new blossoming spring plants. Every family in Loudoun County should make a visit to this fun farm location.

Want some more information about Great Country Farms?

You can find out more about the farm here!

Leesburg Horse Farm for Sale

Leesburg Horse Farm for Sale

Loudoun County Living LLC is offering a fantastic Leesburg horse farm for sale on Evergreen Mills Road. This horse farm is well thought out and arranged for any type of equestrian operation. A fantastic heated 5 stall barn with tack room, wash stall, field hydrants, nicely paddock fields, are just a few of the features to meet any equestrian need. The property is currently being offered with over 12 acres with the possibility of an additional adjoining 10 acres. Situated just minutes south of the Town of Leesburg you can enjoy fantastic pastoral views and all of the conveniences of the Leesburg area.

Leesburg Horse Farm for Sale, CLICK here to see other horse farms for sale in the Leesburg area.Leesburg Horse Farm for Sale

Where is this Leesburg Horse Farm Located?

This Leesburg horse farm is located on Evergreen Mills Road just minutes from the Town of Leesburg in Loudoun County. Follow this link to see a map.

The Loudoun County Horse Community. Leesburg Horse Farm

Loudoun County is home to more equestrian communities and horses that any other county in the state of Virginia. Loudoun is home to over 15,000 horses and is clearly the horse capital of the state. The horses of the Loudoun County are worth over $210,000,000 and contribute over 1000 jobs and close to $3,000,000 in tax revenue to Loudoun and the state of Virginia.Leesburg Horse Farm for Sale

Loudoun County is also home to more equestrian events than any other county in Virginia. The Equine Medical Center is located in Loudoun County as well as Morven Park and Oatlands Plantation which provide the largest venues for equine events.  Loudoun is certainly one of the most horse friendly communities in Virginia.

What is the Horse Farm Like?

The home offered with this Leesburg Horse Farm is a Leesburg Horse Farmbeautifully designed three level Cape Cod. A front gate and stocked pond marks the entrance to this picturesque Leesburg horse farm. This charming estate home nestled on over 12 acres with remarkable views and 4 board fencing has been tastefully designed with no detail overlooked. Features include stunning Cherry hardwood flooring, 3 fireplaces and spacious rooms for entertaining. Perfect fully equipped 5 stall center aisle barn with a roomy tack area and wash stall.

For more information of this Leesburg Horse Farm and other farms and estates in Loudoun County for sale, visit our web site at or call us at 703-831-7653.

Single-Family Homes Available in One Loudoun

Model Homes Now Open at One Loudoun in Ashburn, VA

One Loudoun is Loudoun County’s newest neighborhood that is designed to be beautiful, convenient and trendy.  If you work or live near this new development, you must stop by to see two new model homes presented by Miller & Smith.

One Loudoun New Homes

These two single-family homes are part of Miller & Smith’s “Downtown Collection” and equipped with designer kitchens, expansive great rooms and unique features such as studio space and lofts.

Two-Car Garage Homes in One Loudoun

Currently, Miller & Smith has two models open to the public starting March 9, 2013.  These Chicago-style inspired brick homes are not your average model.  They are large, spacious and modern.

The Greenwich model features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths , 2-car garage and has up to 2755 square feet of living space.  It is priced from $565,990.

The Tribeca model is slightly larger and has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths , 2-car garage and up to approximately 2619 square feet.  It is priced from $590,990.

To find more single family homes in Loudoun County, call Allison Metzger at 703-963-0923.

More About One Loudoun in Ashburn, VA 

One Loudoun is a unique neighborhood with sophisticated culture, convenient location and connectivity both in technology and in being a naturally aesthetic and walkable community. It’s an emerging urban destination that will be the new downtown of Loudoun County where living, shopping, dining, working and recreating will co-exist.

In addition to these featured single-family homes, Miller & Smith is premiering traditional townhomes in the same neighborhood.  To view these models or other builder designs in the area, visit

Where is One Loudoun Located?

One Loudoun is ideally situated at the crossroads of Rt. 7 and the Loudoun County Parkway just 3 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport and 25 miles from the Nation’s Capital – Washington, D.C.

Looking for homes in Loudoun County?  

Visit to complete your search or call 703-963-0923.

Virginia Manor New Town Homes

Virginia Manor New Town Homes

Virginia Manor Is Offering New Town Homes for Sale in Aldie

Ryan homes is building new town homes in Aldie Virginia at Virginia Manor. The community is offering three levels, two car garage town homes that will be featuring all brick fronts. The community is conveniently located in eastern Loudoun County just off of Gum Springs Road. Virginia Manor will offer home owners a clubhouse, swimming pool, miles of walking trails, beautiful open spaces, parks, and tennis and basketball courts. When completed, the community will feature 14 parks scattered throughout the development. This is truly one of the moist appealing master planned communities in Loudoun County. The area also offers fantastic views of rural Loudoun County and the Bull Run Mountains.

Do you need a Real Estate Agent to purchase new construction? Follow this link and decide for yourself.

If you are interested in Virginia Manor please call Loudoun County Living LLC today at 703-831-7653. Our agents are local experts and are ready to help you find your new home. To view the MLS listing of Homes for Sale at Virginia Manor click the link to visit our web site.

Virginia Manor Town Homes for SaleVirginia Manor Area Schools

Loudoun County offers one of the best and highest rated public school systems in the United Stated. Children who live in Virginia Manor will attend Buffalo Trail Elementary School (located in the community), Mercer Middle School, and John Campe High School. For more information on Loudoun County Schools and school attendance boundaries, follow this link.

Aldie Homes for Sale

Ryan Homes is offering four models of town homes for sale at Virginia Manor that will offer up to 2770 square feet of living space on three levels. The town homes feature Full brick fronts, 2-car garage, generous backyards, 3 bedrooms, up to 3 ½ baths, maple cabinets, 9’ main level ceilings and Hardwood foyers. Prices range from the upper $330,000’s to the upper $370,000’s.

So where is Virginia Manor Located? The community is conveniently located in Aldie Virginia in eastern Loudoun County.  Just 6.5 miles west of route 28 off of Route 50 off of Gum Springs Road. Follow this link for a map.

So are you ready to go see the new town homes for sale in Virginia Manor? Call Loudoun County Living LLC today at 703-831-7653 or visit our web site .