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Franconia is a suburb of Washington, D.C., located in Alexandria, VA. This diverse, features single family homes, townhomes, and apartments. It is a well-established neighborhood in Franconia, with multiple civic associations making the community even better.
Franconia has direct access to many major highways from Franconia Road. From there it’s a short connection to I-95 or 495. Quick access to the major highways makes commuting easy and working in Washington, D.C. is possible.
While a densely populated suburban area, it features multiple walking trails, parks, and great places to take your furry friend.
Franconia, VA is a great community with many excellent homes for sale. Find a real estate agent in Alexandria, VA that knows the area and will help you find your dream home.
About the Community Center
Franconia is a larger community, but it has the perfect balance of residents and amenities. Multiple community pools in the area, including Hayfield Farm Swim Club, Springboard Club, Manchester Lakes Recreation center. There are also multiple indoor pools and community centers nearby through Fairfax County Recreation.
Many of these areas can be used for events and get-togethers. During the summer, the pool is a great place to relax and meet other families.
Franconia became a community in the 1870s, and the strong sense of community remains. Close to all the major schools (many even just a short walk from home), and with access to the surrounding parks, this is a great place to live.
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Events and Activities
Franconia has a great central location, which makes it possible to enjoy some of the best things to do in Alexandria & the nation’s capital. Some of the popular attractions in and around Franconia include:
1 mile – Kingstowne Farmer’s Market & Fresh Farm Springfield Farmer’s Market
Kingstowne Market is open on Friday evenings from May through October, try out all your local produce and meet local vendors- you won’t be disappointed.
Want to get some shopping done at the mall and then get your local produce for the week? Head to Springfield’s Farmer’s Market, open Saturday mornings May through December.
1 mile- La Fiamma Italian Kitchen
Locally owned and family friendly, this is certainly a Franconia favorite! Right along Franconia Road, you can’t miss this delicious eatery, serving up fresh pizza and pastas. A true staple in the area!
8 miles – George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate
Open 365 days of the year, Mount Vernon is the most popular historic estate in America. Explore the 500 acres of the preserved estate along the Potomac River.
Head to the Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant for a special event or a nice lunch on the grounds.
7 miles – Old Town Alexandria
Old Town Alexandria is the perfect place to enjoy a long walk, try out the latest restaurants, purchase local art & clothing. Along the beautiful Potomac River, it’s a favorite for residents.
Playgrounds & Parks
Franconia has multiple local parks. Franconia Park features baseball & softball diamonds plus a soccer field, as well as open green space surrounding by woods. Want water? Head to Kingstowne Lake for a scenic walking trail.
There are also nearby parks to explore over weekends, like the Manchester Lakes Park, Kingstowne Park, or Springfield Forest Park.
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Fairfax County is known for its excellent schooling system. boasts one of the best schooling systems that is recognized nationally. Residents of Franconia send their children to the following schools:
• Franconia Elementary- Pre-k through 6th Grade
• Bush Hill Elementary- Pre-k through 6th Grade
• Island Creek Elementary- Pre-k through 6th Grade
• Lane Elementary- Pre-k through 6th Grade
• Key Middle School - 7-8th Grades
• Hayfield Secondary School- 7-8th Grades
• Edison High School- 9th-12th Grades
Franconia also has a number of excellent private schools, music schools and colleges for students to attend in the area.
Franconia’s location can’t be beat. The centrality offers easy access to all major highways, shopping, dining, and recreation options. Washington D.C. is only 13 miles away, with multiple metro stops (Van Dorn St & Franconia-Springfield Stations) running through the community. Commuting is made easy in Franconia. Another perk of the community? You can enjoy the beautiful waterfront area of Old Town Alexandria or ride the Ferris Wheel in National Harbor.
In terms of recreation, Franconia really offers a great lifestyle. With numerous parks and sports fields all around, great fitness centers, and running trails, there is always something to do.
2.5 hour drive - Ocean City
3 hour drive - Virginia Beach
Franconia is also known for its rich history. Living here gives ample time to take it all in. Head to the nearby Franconia Museum; this area was once the main route wagons took bringing tobacco to the port at Alexandria. This surrounding community got its name from the “Franconia Farm”, which occupied approximately 190 acres around the road. Want more? Head to Old Town Alexandria to see the cobblestone lined streets built in the 1700s, beautiful architecture, or even see the Barrett Library, where early Civil Rights Movement sit-ins occurred.
Shopping and Restaurants
Shopping is never an issue when you live in Franconia, Alexandria, VA. Franconia has numerous shopping malls. Situated in between Kingstowne Shopping & Springfield Town Center- the options are endless. Franconia is also a 12 minute drive to the Tanger Outlet Mall at National Harbor.
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