Welcome to Your Great Falls, VA Real Estate Guide
Life in Great Falls, VA
Located along the Potomac River, Great Falls has the tranquility and charm of a small town. Residents of Great Falls number approximately 15,000 and for many decades they’ve been a close-knit group with everyone doing all they can to keep major developers out. This is a family-friendly neighborhood filled with kids, empty nesters and retirees who love their vast open spaces and want to keep it that way.
Great Falls is a gorgeous rural equestrian community that values its parks and trails, as well as the expansive lots for horse farms. Residents all make far more than the average median income, which allows them to keep their neighborhood exclusive to people of importance.
The area is known for its top-quality private and public schools and Great Falls hosts a variety of family-friendly events throughout the year to celebrate the town’s historic traditions. There are farmer's markets, summer concerts, holiday events and parades and a whole lot more. All of this makes Great Falls a highly sought-after residential neighborhood for families who want to enjoy the good life away from the crowds of the big city. Just 15 miles from downtown Washington, D.C., you’re still close enough for a daily commute and/or to take advantage of all the activities and amenities.
Schools in Great Falls
Great Falls, VA is served by the Fairfax County Public school system which is the largest public school system in Virginia and is home to 2 public elementary schools and 3 private schools.
Public Elementary Schools in Great Falls, VA:
Private Schools in Great Falls, VA:
Things To Do in Great Falls
What makes Great Falls stand out among so many other wonderful Northern Virginia communities is its fantastic outdoor activities. The Great Falls Park attracts visitors from all of Virginia and has for many decades. This is where they all come for outdoor fun, including boaters, bicyclists, hikers, horseback riders, and nature lovers. Plus, there are several great golf courses close enough for residents to enjoy on a regular basis, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced player.
There is an array of small shopping centers in the neighborhood where residents can shop for groceries, grab a cup of coffee, do their banking and buy the essentials. If you’re looking for an exciting nightlife, you won’t find much here, except maybe a few places featuring live music. You will have better luck in D.C. where you can see a Broadway show, visit a museum, and attend fundraising galas.
Restaurants and Breweries:
- Bollywood Bistro
- Dante Ristorante
- El Tio
- Izumi Sushi
- L'Auberge Chez Francois
- Mookie's BBQ
- Pio Pio Peruvian Cuisine
- The Old Brogue
- Village Grill
- Zamarod Restaurant
Parks and Trails:
- Difficult Run Stream Valley Park
- Great Falls Grange
- Great Falls Park
- Potomac-Heritage Trail
- Riverbend Park
- Seneca Regional Park
- Turner Farm Equestrian Park
Great Falls, VA Homes for Sale
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