Faircrest, Centreville VA Homes for Sale
Faircrest is a young community, established back in 2004 and situated on around 200 acres of land. The amenities and facilities are all new and the community is well looked after. There is a sense of pride and community in Faircrest, Centreville, VA.
There are 1,089 Single Family Homes (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.) that fall under two community associations. The Faircrest Community Association (FCA) and the Faircrest Homeowners Association (FHA) that both fall under the Centreville Farms Community Association (CFCA). Together, this makes up a beautiful master-planned community with stunning communal grounds, peaceful ponds, and an extensive trail system.
Even though this is such a young community, the homeowner’s associations are active in making sure everything is well-maintained and that the community is engaged.
All homes for sale in Faircrest, VA offer one major benefit - location. Faircrest is centrally located on the edge of Centreville, Fairfax, and Chantilly. This means that residents have an abundance of shopping, dining, and recreation options in and around Faircrest, Centreville, VA.
The less than a mile drive to the I-66 is also a bonus for working families who commute to Washington, D.C., or any of the other areas. There is also a Park and Ride system that connects with buses to the metro.
About the Community Center
Faircrest, VA has two community associations. Faircrest Community Association is located off of Centreville Farms Road in the heart of Centreville, VA, and is part of the Master Association of Centreville Farms Community Association.
There is also the Faircrest Homeowners Association whose purpose it is to work towards increasing the value of community property through continued maintenance and enhancement of the common areas.
With the recently renovated Community Clubhouse, large communal swimming pool, children’s play pool, two tennis courts, ample playgrounds/tot lots throughout the community, and an extensive walking, jogging, bicycling trail, it’s perfect for young families.
The community center maintains a number of excellent amenities in the area. All are free of use for residents and guests.
The CFCA playground is adjacent to the Community Clubhouse.
The two FCA playgrounds adjacent to the pond on Lavender Mist Lane, and the other next to Blue Aster Circle.
Play area near Lavender Mist Lane pond.
Tot lot next to Blue Aster Circle.
The FHA playgrounds close to Fiery Dawn Drive and Greenhouse Terrace.
Playground close to Fiery Dawn Drive.
Playground next to Greenhouse Terrace.
There are also two scenic ponds located within Faircrest. They are great for family picnics and walks. Designed to collect water run-off from the community grounds they also protect properties against excess water. As a master-planned community, the entire network has been graded to allow any run-off to flow to the well-positioned storm drain system, then to the small ponds and eventually to the local creek.
The two tennis courts are connected to the Community Clubhouse. The use thereof is limited to Faircrest community residents and their guests.
● Community Center Events
The community center can be rented for events and parties. Numerous events are organized for all ages and socializing is encouraged.
A Sense of Community
Through the hard work that’s being done by the Community Associations, Faircrest has a strong sense of community. All the events and activities are aimed at getting people together.
A recent fire however has put the Community Center under construction, but as this has already been ongoing for some time, leadership expects things to be back to normal soon.
Overall, Faircrest, VA is the type of community where children play outside in the parks and adults greet each other in the streets. A close-knit community where most people know and care about each other.
As a Centreville Realtor, Fox Homes can help you find your dream home in this community.
Events and Activities
As Faircrest is in the heart of Centreville, VA, there are numerous events and activities in and around this community:
<1 mile - Arrowhead Park
Renowned for its two excellent soccer fields and two baseball fields, this park also boasts a lovely trail system throughout. The trails lead through the community, connecting residents. The total distance of trails is around 2 miles, making it perfect for families with young children
<1 mile - Stringfellow Park
A great family/pet-friendly destination. Dogs are allowed on a leash and with two massive soccer fields and an extensive trail system that goes past the stunning Willow Pond all the way to the end of Little Rocky Run.
2.7 miles - Twin Lakes Golf Course
Twin Lakes Golf Course offers golfers the opportunity of a full day of golf with two 18-hole courses. It will prove a challenge for beginner as well as intermediate players.
6.5 miles - Fairfax Saturday & Sunday Market
A fun market hopping experience the whole family can enjoy! Everything from home-cooked meals to Arts & Crafts by local artists. Take a morning trip to the Fairfax Market and enjoy the community experience.
7.9 miles - Paradise Springs Winery
Located in Clifton, VA, and bordering the Bull Run River, Paradise Springs was the first winery in Fairfax County. They offer wine tastings, tours, live music events, Trivia night events and much more. This is the perfect destination winery for a fun, family day out.
Playgrounds & Parks
Faircrest has many tot lots, playgrounds and sports fields for all ages to enjoy. As a master-planned community everything is well-spaced and these areas in close proximity to most homes for sale.
If your family would like to live close to one of the playgrounds or parks, make sure to ask your Fox Homes Centreville Realtor for the best listings currently available.
Nationally recognized as one of the best schooling systems in the country, the quality of education in Fairfax County is exceptional. Faircrest families are fortunate to have their children educated in the Westfield High School Pyramid:
Colin L. Powell Elementary School - Pre-k through 6th Grade Go Pumas!!
Liberty Middle School - 7-8th Grades
Centreville High School - 9th-12th Grades
There are also a number of excellent private schools nearby.
Faircrest is conveniently located for work, recreation, and shopping as is most Centreville, VA real estate. The one exception being the variety that Faircrest is lucky to have due to the location.
With easy access to Centreville, Fairfax and Chantilly, as well as the Interstate 66, all major highways in the area as well as the US capital, Washington D.C, are accessible.
Faircrest is only a stone's throw away from some of the best national and local parks, making participation in recreational activities easy. There is always something going on in the neighborhood or surrounding areas.
If you love the beach, Virginia Beach and Ocean City, Maryland are only a short 3-hour drive away, making them the perfect weekends or holiday destination. The Potomac River is close enough to make it the perfect destination for watersports and other recreational weekend activities.
Closer to home, Faircrest residents also make use of the Chantilly National Golf and Country Club. Only 5.8 miles from Faircrest, it’s perfect for business or pleasure. Chantilly National Country Club is a favorite for golfers in the area.
The renowned, traditional style, par-72 golf course is well-maintained and the pride of Centreville. It will challenge and excite all players, from beginner to advanced.
As a member, you can also make use of the other recreational facilities the Country Club has to offer, such as playing tennis or taking a dip in the Olympic-size pool.
Faircrest also has a rich history, as does the Sully District. Visit the nearby Stuart-Mosby Civil War Cavalry Museum to find out more and to truly know your community.
Shopping and Restaurants
Faricrest residents make use of the Fair Lakes Center or head to Centreville for any shopping. The Fair Lakes Center is a favorite because it has a plethora of stores to cater to any need. There are a few large retail stores such as Target, Best Buy, and Walmart, but the best part is the variety of dining options ranging from Asian to Mexican and anything else your taste buds could be craving. With plenty of parking and a gas station it often serves as a stop on the way home from Washington, D.C.
Faircrest is a great centrally located community, perfect for families who want to get away from the city, expand and enjoy the outdoors. There are also quite a few great homes for sale in this community, well worth a virtual tour.
Faircrest is the perfect investment opportunity for a property that will grow in value and for a community that will always be well-maintained. Speak to your Centreville VA Real Estate Agent for more information today.
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