Vienna – A Family Friendly Neighborhood

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July 15, 2021

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If you’ve got kiddos and are looking for a great place to live, look no further than Vienna. With wonderful schools, lovely parks, yummy places to go out to dinner and easy acces to DC -it’s a great spot.

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When you start your home search, you’ll quickly learn that there are MANY neighborhoods to potentially live in. Many boast a wide range of ammenities and you’ll find someone who loves each and every one. However, Vienna in particular is a serious gem. Certainly not a spot to overlook. When house hunting people are often considering several aspects. Schools, a nice house and access to the metro and/or DC. This family friendly neighborhood has it all. The schools are some of the best in Fairfax County, the houses go from unique and charming to new and modern, and vienna has easy access to the Metro, I-66 and 495.

Family Friendly Neighborhood Events

Some may look at the giant houses out west and think you get more bang for you buck, but we’re partial to the lovely homes Vienna has to offer. The ability to walk to tons of great restaurants on Maple Avenue and to take part in any of the community based events Vienna holds is invaluable. Vienna has always been known for having a close-knit kind of feel, you’ll get to know your neighbors and feel “at home” in your community, because you’ll always be hanging out with them!

What kind of community events are we talking about? Well, Vienna is known for its annual Halloween Parade, an event that many neighboring communities show up for. They also host block parties, a Fourth of July parade, summertimes concerts in the town park, Movies on the Green and a whole host of other fun events throughout the year.

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Why Buy in Vienna?

If you’ve been on the hunt for homes in North Arlington, McLean or Falls Church City, you may find Vienna to be a bit more affordable. On average homes in Vienna go for 10-15% less than homes in these other neighborhoods. For commuters, Vienna offers quick access to commuter routes and to the Dunn Loring-Merrifield and Vienna Metro stations for Orange Line service. Meaning that you can have a great home, that’s still close enough to the city to pop in for dinner. We’re loving Vienna, and hope that we’ve convinced you to add this family friendly neighborhood to your list!

Ready to Start Your Home Search in Vienna?

I’ve lived in Northern Virginia my whole life, so I know the area in and out, and finding you the best home is a serious passion of mine. So, whether I’ve inspired you, or you’re looking for something else – I’m always here for you! You can shoot me an email at realestate@stylishpatina.com and check out my dedicated Real Estate IG Page over at @stylishpatinarealestate for more tips + news! When you choose to work with me, you get a Full-Service experience. I’ll take care of all the details – you just get to enjoy the search! So get ready for a painless, wonderful and exciting time!

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