Welcome to Your Falls Church, VA Real Estate Guide
Life in Falls Church, VA
Most of Northern Virginia is part of Fairfax or Arlington Counties, but there is a tiny bit of land that stands alone, and this is Falls Church, which is only 2.2 square miles in size. No wonder they call it “the Little City.” Built-in 1762, The Falls Church still stands today and holds regular services. This is where George Washington was once a vestryman and what the city is named for.
Falls Church is a small, very independent city known for being quaint and quirky, which is what gives it its charm. The area is filled with gorgeous homes and is known for being a safe family-friendly community with plenty of modern conveniences. Even though urban development seems to be occurring at a much slower pace here than in surrounding areas, Falls Church is definitely not lacking in entertainment and amenities for residents.
Falls Church, VA is conveniently located to both the Beltway and Route 66, which means that commuting by car is quite easy. Otherwise, you can sit back and relax on the train by catching the metro at either East Falls Church or West Falls Church stations. However, there is a shortage of parking spots at the metro stations. Some people take the bus to the metro station, leaving their car at home.
Schools in Falls Church, VA
Falls Church, VA is served by the Fairfax County Public school system which is the largest public school system in Virginia and is home to 14 public elementary schools, 3 public middle schools, 4 public high schools, and 5 private schools.
Public Elementary Schools in Falls Church, VA:
- Beech Tree Elementary School
- Belvedere Elementary School
- Glen Forest Elementary School
- Graham Road Elementary School
- Haycock Elementary School
- Lemon Road Elementary School
- Pine Spring Elementary School
- Shrevewood Elementary School
- Sleepy Hollow Elementary School
- Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
- Timber Lane Elementary School
- Westgate Elementary School
- Westlawn Elementary School
- Woodburn Elementary School
Public Middle Schools in Falls Church, VA:
Public High Schools in Falls Church, VA:
Private Schools in Falls Church, VA:
- Congressional School
- Grace Christian Academy
- Montessori School of Holmes Run
- St. James Catholic School
- Trinity School at Meadow View
Things To Do in Falls Church, VA
What gives Falls Church much of its charm is its multiculturalism, which can not only be found in its neighborhoods but in its restaurants and shops as well. Falls Church City is what they call their historic downtown area and it’s filled with all kinds of restaurants, bars and shops. This is also where you’ll find the famous State Theatre, an auditorium where concerts, local shows and comedians perform. So, there is plenty to keep all the residents entertained. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are 12 gorgeous parks spread across the area, with trails for hikers, cyclists and joggers. Falls Church also has a number of libraries and community centers as well as farmer's markets on a seasonal basis.
- Cherry Hill Farmhouse
- Creative Cauldron at ArtSpace
- Eden Center
- Falls Church Arts
- The Falls Church Episcopal
- The State Theater
- Tinner Hill
Restaurants and Breweries:
- Cafe Kindred
- Caribbean Plate
- Dominion Wine and Beer
- Hot N Juicy Crawfish
- Huong Viet Restaurant
- Lucky Thai Restaurant
- Northside Social
- Plaka Grill
- Taco Bamba
- TRIO Grill
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Falls Church Homes for Sale
If you are thinking about living in Falls Church, you will find a nice variety of homes, which include apartments, townhouses, condos and single-family homes. The city’s close proximity to Washington, DC keeps home values high. The homes being sold in Falls Church come in all shapes and sizes, everything from historic colonial-style homes to contemporary new-construction models in the heart of the city. In the subdivisions, you’ll find large craftsmen homes. There are a lot of apartment and condo complexes located near the two Metro stations. If you are ready to buy a home in Falls Church, contact the Spear Realty Group!
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