Walney Mills, Centreville Homes for Sale
Walney Mills is a small community in Centreville, VA with 194 colonial-style townhomes. The Walney Mills homeowners association is active and makes sure the neighborhood is well-maintained. Residents have access to a community clubhouse with a large swimming pool, children’s wading pool, tennis courts, and basketball court. The nearby pond is also a great location for weekend picnics.
In terms of location, Walney Mills is conveniently situated between Route 29 (Lee Highway), Route 28 (Centreville Road), and the I-66. This makes commuting to work quick and painless.
Walney Mills pays homage to the rich history of Fairfax county. The name reminds us of the old Mills that used to be in this area.
There are a number of excellent homes for sale in Walney Mills, VA. Find a real estate agent in Centreville, VA that knows the area and will help you find your dream home.
About the Community Center / Clubhouse
Walney Mills has that small-town feel while still being close enough to the city, national parks, and best schools. The community center and clubhouse is a space for residents to get together, host events, and enjoy summer days by the pool. Residents also make use of the communal tennis courts, and basketball court, where they can meet and interact with other residents.
Amenities and features at Walney Mills
- Large communal swimming pool
- Children’s wading pool
- Tennis courts
- Basketball court
- Recreational pond
- Dense forest surrounding the community
A Sense of Community
There is a strong sense of community in Walney Mills due to the close-knit feel, great shared amenities, and local events. Being close to Centreville, VA, as well as the top schools in the county, this is the perfect place to call home.
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Events and Activities
Need things to do in Centreville, VA? With its central location, everything is in short distance from Walney Mills. Centreville is only 2 minutes’ drive away from home and with it the abundance of venues, events, and activities.
<1 mile - Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
This stunning 650-acre park is right around the corner from Walney Mills. In fact, many areas in this park share its namesakes - such as the Walney Pond and the Walney Visitor Center. Inside the center, you can explore the exhibits, take part in children’s activities, or visit the greenhouse.
<1 mile - Stuart-Mosby Civil War Cavalry Museum
One of the first museums in Centreville and it’s walking distance from Walney Mills. Explore the Mt Gilead house, built circa 1785, or head inside the museum to discover something new about the place you’ll be calling home.
8 miles - The Winery at Bull Run
Everyone enjoys a weekend lazying on the farm with a good bottle of wine while the kids play. The Winery at Bull Run is the perfect mix of sophistication and fun. Here you can enjoy local events and great food. If you love wine, why not join the wine club? Some of their favorite events include:
- Live Music Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
- Food truck events - wine and dine
- Ladies day at The Winery, Bull Run
- Wine tastings
- Historical tours of the winery
3.8 miles - Chantilly National Country Club
If you love golf, there isn’t a better membership to have in Centreville, VA. The amenities are excellent, the gold superb, and the food to die for. Head over with the family, and they can enjoy the pool, and tennis courts while the golfers enjoy the course.
If you stay for dinner, why not coincide with one of their events. Their Taco Tuesdays are always a hit, or join a “Build your own burger night” - a favorite with the kids.
Playgrounds & Parks
Walney Mills at Shelbourne is walking distance from one of the biggest parks in Centreville, VA. While the Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is a local favorite, a short drive will also take you to the Flatlick Stream Valley Park, Cub Run Stream Valley Park, and Braddock Park.
At Braddock Park, you can make use of the soccer field, 6 softball fields, and the batting cages. Gear can be rented from the park - so there’s no excuse.
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Fairfax County boasts top academic performance. Public schools near Walney Mills include:
- Centreville Elementary School - Pre-k through 6th Grade Go Bears!!!
- Liberty Middle School - 7-8th Grades
- Centreville High School - 9th-12th Grades
There are also many excellent private schools, international schools, and colleges in and around Centreville, VA.
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Walney Mills is all about location. It is positioned close to the heart of Centreville, VA, and all major highways. Everything, from shopping, dining, and recreation, is a short drive away. Even Washington D.C. is only 25 miles away.
There is always something to do in Centreville, VA. Head to the parks, Potomac River, or the beach for some recreational fun. If you enjoy history, become part of the Historic Centreville Society. Learn more about the rich history of Centreville while you explore the area.
Shopping and Restaurants near Walney Mills
Shopping is easy when you live in Walney Mills. Everything is just around the corner. The nearest shopping center is walking distance from your front door.
Walney Mills shopping centers:
<1 mile - Pickwick
1 mile - Centreville Plaza
1.6 miles - Colonnade at Union Mill
1.8 miles - Centrewood Plaza
3.1 miles - FairLakes
5.8 miles - Fair Oaks Mall
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