Oak View Elementary School Houses

Oak View Elementary School is a Fairfax County School on Sideburn Road in Fairfax.  Though it is right across the street from Robinson High School, it feeds both Robinson and Woodson High Schools.  This post provides information on the real estate situation on neighborhoods that feed Oak View.  If you are searching for homes in this area, be sure to check out the proposed boundary …

Neighborhood Profile: Barristers Keepe

Barristers Keepe is a small neighborhood in the City of Fairfax, Virginia consisting of 40 homes.  It is a gated community; you need to key in a code to enter the neighborhood.  The lot sizes are very small 0.1 acre and less.  The houses are between 2566 and 2788 square feet and are very close together.  The neighborhood sits on a small piece of land between Pickett Road …

Neighborhood Profile: Fair Ridge in Fairfax, Virginia

Fair Ridge is located in western Fairfax, just west of Fair Oaks Mall. It is the area north of Route 50 and west of West Ox Road. The neighborhood consists of about 500 town homes that were built in the late 1980s. The town homes are generally between 1400 and 1800 square feet on the upper two levels, plus a basement, many of which are …

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Neighborhood Profile: Warren Woods (City of Fairfax, Virginia)

The Warren Woods neighborhood is in the Southwest corner of Fairfax City.  It is sandwiched between Joyce Heights and Westmore in the city, and Fairfax Villa, which is a neighborhood in Fairfax County.  It is made up of 153 homes that were built in the mid 1950s.  They are principally brick and block construction with a touch of siding on some of the models.  The …

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Neighborhood Profile: Old Lee Hills (City of Fairfax, Virginia)

Old Lee Hills is a neighborhood in the middle of Fairfax City. It is made up of several subdivisions including: Old Post Estates, Heritage Manor, Greenway Hills, Fairmont Estates, Amans Fairmont Estates, and a couple of other very small subdivisions. Old Lee Hills is made up of 255 detached homes generally built in the 50s and 60s. Lots in Old Lee Hills are around 1/4 …

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Living in Fairfax City, Virginia

I recently answered a question on Trulia from somebody who asked if Fairfax City was a good place to buy a home. I wanted to just yell “yes” when I read it because anybody who has ever lived in Fairfax City knows that it is absolutely a great place to buy a home, and an even better place to live in a home. There are …