Explore Lorton, VA

By Art Kruschka, Manassas Woodbridge Dumfries Real Estate Sevices
(Administrative Manager)
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There are only 3 public boat launching sites in Northern Virginia that have access to the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.  Two of them are in Lorton. Pohick Bay Regional Park  Located just east of US 1 on the Mason Neck Peninsula of Lorton. Boats are launched into Pohick Bay...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
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When the Virginia Rail Express (VRE) first began operations along the I-95 corridor in 1992 there were questions as to whether the lack of housing near the train stations would derail the long term plans for the commuter rail. Since that time a new supply of "whistle stop" towns has sprung up clo...

By Art Kruschka, Manassas Woodbridge Dumfries Real Estate Sevices
(Administrative Manager)
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     Very few people are aware of the fact there is close-in cabin camping in Northern Virginia.  Pohick Bay Regional Park has excellent facilities.  The cabins have electricity, air conditioning, heat and two rooms. As can be seen in the photo below the room at the back of the cabin has a doubl...

By Art Kruschka, Manassas Woodbridge Dumfries Real Estate Sevices
(Administrative Manager)
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  In all my 30+ years driving around Northern Virginia as a real estate broker I have taken my camera (even before digital) and recorded those scenes I thought would be of some later use.  Last year I snapped the picture above of an old Lorton property located at the corner of Old Colchester and ...

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
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  Lorton Station is a 300 acre subdivision of 950 newer homes just South of Fort Belvoir.  Detached homes and town homes are available and, yes, it is within 15 minutes of the entrance to Fort Belvoir.  Additionally, it is only 15 miles south of Washington, D.C. - the Lorton entrance to and exit...

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
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Mason Neck, that section of Lorton with water on 3 sides is a natural wonderland.  The peninsula consists of 9,000 acres - 6,000 of which are under land management.  As a result, it is now home to 200 species of birds, 31 mammals and 44 species of reptiles and amphibians. Its' most famous landown...

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
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    Inlet Cove is just 1 mile south of the main gate of Fort Belvoir between the Fairfax County Parkway and Telegraph Road.  Yes, it adjoins the southwestern section of Fort Belvoir. It is a 40 acre planned community with 148 detached homes and 108 town homes.  There is a pool, clubhouse, tot lo...

By Karen Kruschka, - "My Experience Isn't Expensive - It's PRICELESS"
(RE/MAX Executives)
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Initially, the Lorton correctional facility was supposed to house prisoners in an environment where fresh air and hard work would enhance inmate rehabilitation.   As a result, much of the more than 3,000 acres was used for the production of beef, dairy products and vegetables.  Additionally, many...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
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Last fall I jokingly posted a picture and wondered what was for sale the house or the dune buggy.  It was of course the dune buggy.  The house was actually the old Country Store on Gunston Road and it is now being restored.  The store went through a number of changes over the course of its histo...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
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Yes Virginian's you can make butter on a hot summer day.  Just come to the picnic area on any Sunday afternoon in August between 4-5 PM at Mason Neck State Park and you can churn yourself a little sweet creamy butter.Mason Neck Park is one the popular parks for residents of Fairfax County iand is...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
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For over 100 years Lorton was an area that most residents of Northern Virginia went out of their way to avoid.   As a prison complex the 3,200 acre site was huge and at night driving by the area the signs warning you not to pick up anyone on the road were ominous.  When the facility was ordered c...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
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What do you do when an old prison closes?  in Northern Virginia  former jail cells will soon open as artist studios.  Where prisoners may have written graffiti on the walls or counted down the days until their release you will find studios filled with artists who specialize in ceramic, glass, fib...

By Tamara Inzunza, Close-In Alexandria and Arlington Living
(RE/MAX Executives)
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Here are just a few ways how 8301D Bluebird Way in Lorton, Virginia in the popular Gunston Corner community can ease your commuting woes and save you money in gas: Conveniently located just two red lights from I-95, you'll have access to one of the main transportation arteries in less than five m...

By Tamara Inzunza, Close-In Alexandria and Arlington Living
(RE/MAX Executives)
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Just Reduced $15,000 to $229,900. This home is just perfect for the first-timer, the commuter, the empty nester, the investor, or anyone who is looking for an exceptional home in a highly desired community.

By Donny & Meredith Samson
(Samson Properties)
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9064 Tanyard Lane, Lorton, VA, 22201 United States $429,999 Brick Front 3 BR, 2.55 BA, 2 Car Garage Townhouse! Inviting LR & formal DR w/decorative moulding. Eat-in Kit. w/center island & adjoining Family Room. Spacious new deck. Oversized MBR w/vaulted ceiling. Luxurious MBA w/soaking tub & sep...

By Donny Samson Team, Great Service at a Great Price
(Samson Properties)
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SOLD 9064 Tanyard Lane, Lorton, VA Brick Front 3 BR, 2.55 BA, 2 Car Garage Townhouse! Inviting LR & formal DR w/decorative moulding. Eat-in Kit. w/center island & adjoining Family Room. Spacious new deck. Oversized MBR w/vaulted ceiling. Luxurious MBA w/soaking tub & sep. shower. Recreation room...

By Tamara Inzunza, Close-In Alexandria and Arlington Living
(RE/MAX Executives)
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By Donny Samson Team, Great Service at a Great Price
(Samson Properties)
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UNDER CONTRACT $429,999 9064 Tanyard Lane, Lorton, VA Brick Front 3 BR, 2.55 BA, 2 Car Garage Townhouse! Inviting LR & formal DR w/decorative moulding. Eat-in Kit. w/center island & adjoining Family Room. Spacious new deck. Oversized MBR w/vaulted ceiling. Luxurious MBA w/soaking tub & sep. show...

By Donny Samson Team, Great Service at a Great Price
(Samson Properties)
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Donny Samson | Samson Realty | donnysamson@hotmail.com | 703-864-4894 9064 Tanyard Lane, Lorton, VA Brick Front 3 BR, 2.55 BA, 2 Car Garage Townhouse! 3 Bdrm Townhouse offered at $449,999 Year Built 2002 Sq Footage 1,712 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 full, 2 partial Floors 3 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Si...

By Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News
(Integrity Real Estate Group)
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At the turn of the century in Lorton Virginia a small group of 22 people created a Sunday school at the one room school house on Silverbrook Road.  When the congregation grew to over 70 people it was decided that it was time to build a church to accommodate the growing interest in church service...

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