Herndon offers homes in all price ranges. Your personal desires and finances are the only things you need to consider when looking for, choosing, and purchasing a home in this lovely little city. Herndon is designed to incorporate households of all sizes in homes of different styles. Whether one chooses to live in a single-family home with lots of land to enjoy the outdoors, or opts to live in a more compact condo or townhouse, homes are available throughout the city.
Located right off of Dulles Toll Road and Fairfax County Parkway, Herndon is the third largest community in the Northern Virginia area. Located just a half hour from Washington D.C. and just minutes from Reston, Herndon has a lot to offer visitors and residents alike.
In terms of activities, Herndon real estate owners enjoy taking advantage of some of the area’s gorgeous parks. The Herndon Centennial Golf Course is also a popular place to spend an afternoon. The community offers several shopping experiences. Elden Street Marketplace Shopping Center has a number of popular stores. There are several supermarkets for groceries, along with an organic market. The Reston Farmer’s Market is only a few minutes from the center of Herndon, making it convenient for the area’s many residents to eat healthily.
One of the best parts of living in Herndon is the sense of community. There are a wide variety of celebrations held every year that cater to all ages. People often travel from all over Fairfax County to see the Fourth of July celebrations and the Annual Motorcycle Poker Run. Because Herndon is nestled in a very historic area, there are also plenty of educational activities to choose from. Manassas National Battlefield Park and Mount Vernon are only a short drive away. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, one of the Smithsonian’s annexes, is also located in nearby Washington Dulles International Airport.
Herndon Real Esate For Sale
Despite there being a lot to do, Herndon real estate mostly consists of residential neighborhoods. There are a good number of detached, single family homes and condos in the area, and also some apartments. Many residents commute to the D.C. area to work. The size of the area allows for many unique housing opportunities, and there are a good number of luxury homes to choose from.
Houses in Herndon’s Dranesville Estates are often large rambling two-story homes with lots of character. There is a charming Colonial light brick home on Valley High Road with an abundance of front windows that allow both sunlight and the beauty of nature to become part of everyday life. On Exbury Street, there is a gorgeous two-story home with a two-door garage. Mature trees and landscaping fill this neighborhood with an old-world charm that makes evening walks enjoyable for all age groups.
The Hastings Hunt neighborhood is also nestled among a variety of mature trees. These tall trees offer an abundance of shade during the warm summer months. These are mostly four-bedroom, three-bathroom homes with enough property to enjoy playing in the great outdoors. Set back from the road, these two-story homes all have two-car garages, lots of front exterior windows, and a ton of curb appeal.
For those who have the means and want more space, the newer homes in The Summerhouse Landing community are as lavish as they are pricey. This Herndon neighborhood is currently a work in progress, and some new homes are either in the planning stage or in the building stage. These gorgeous homes are certainly not your ordinary home, and the buyer gets to choose a lot of options when purchasing a high-end home.
Older homes are located in the Hiddenbrook neighborhood. Built in the 1970s, some of these older houses may need some TLC to bring them back to their original beauty. However, these gems are perfect for those wanting to become a Herndon homeowner. The nice thing about these older homes is that the basement has already been finished in most of them. This added living space is perfect for entertainment or for use as an extra bedroom. A stroll through this charming Herndon neighborhood really does feel like you’ve walked through a time machine - right into the 1970s! Yes, these homes scream ’70s, and the folks that live in this community love it.
Many condos in Herndon are comparable in price to single-family homes. Large three-bedroom, four-bathroom units, like the gorgeous red brick building on Hollingsworth Terrace, can be found scattered throughout the city. Many young professionals choose condo living over home ownership because yard work is kept to a minimum when one lives in a communal building. Some condos do feature private back patios and small yards.
For fine condo living in a high-rise environment, there is no better place to live than the gorgeous dark and light brown building on Neil Armstrong Avenue. Each single-story unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and garage parking. Located close to bus lines and other amenities, folks who live in this Herndon neighborhood love to boast about their excellent schools. Built in 2016, these new condos are hard to come by, especially due to their location on the corner of two cross streets.
The condos on John Glenn Street are comparable in price to those on Neil Armstrong Avenue. These two-bedroom, two-bath, single-story homes were built in 2015. Schools nearby are ranked the highest in Herndon, making this a prime spot. This elegant red brick building is filled with charm from the front entranceway clear to the back doors of this artsy building. Hallways are filled with subtle artwork in soothing colors. Homes have large open floor plans, hardwood floors and gorgeous hardwood cabinets. Walls of windows allow an abundance of light to fill each home. Granite counters, fireplaces and other special features make these homes worth every penny.
The Worldgate Condominiums on Westcourt Lane are also fantastic options. These one- and two-bedroom condos, built in 1994, are small and cozy. All condos on the market are renovated to perfection. Residents enjoy living in a secure building and parking their car safely in the underground garage. They also enjoy leaving their car at home and walking to the nearby Herndon area shops, restaurants and entertainment venues.
The three-story red brick townhome complex on Spring Street, in the Spring Park Station neighborhood, has spacious two-car garages, open floor plans and plenty of front-facing windows. Folks in this neighborhood enjoy the fact that home is just a few minutes walk to Old Town Herndon. Here, locals can enjoy various dining establishments, shop at a number of specialty shops and popular stores, and have easy access to the many local festivals that take place in the Old Town area.
The Wellesley neighborhood is filled with many charming white-siding townhomes. One such building, located on Saint Johns Wood Place, has open floor plans, hardwood floors and a ton of upgraded features. Many homes in the same neighborhood have been renovated each time they are put back on the market.
Over on Poener Place there is a smaller, but so inviting, townhome made of brick and white siding. Townhomes like this can be found dotted throughout Herndon and bring an old-world charm to the area.
The Reflection Lake neighborhood has a wide variety of townhomes. Most are small two- to four-unit buildings that blend in nicely with the single-family homes in the neighborhood. Three- and four-bedroom townhomes are rare, but they can be found in this quiet Herndon neighborhood.
Gorgeous large single-family homes, modern condos, or old-world charm townhomes: the choices are endless and the options are available if one truly wants to live in Herndon. A walk or drive through the city will reveal why so many want to call this city their home.
If you’re in the market for Herndon real estate, call me at 703-462-0700 so I can help you find the right property. I’m an experienced buyer agent who grew up in the area and knows the market here very well. I’m also a skilled negotiator who will work hard to get you the best deal possible on a Herndon home purchase in today’s competitive market.
If you own Herndon real estate and are curious about how much your property is worth in the current market, contact me for a hassle-free, no-obligation market analysis.