Holmes Run Acres is a unique neighborhood located less than 30 minutes from Washington D.C. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is known for a strong sense of community. Situated in Fairfax County, VA, Holmes Run Acres provides easy access to a variety of recreational, dining and shopping options.
Established in 1951, the homes in Holmes Run Acres are far from conventional. Based on Frank Lloyd Wright’s California modern ranch-style homes, they are easily identified by their overhanging eaves, low sloping roofs, and four-foot-wide entry doors. Primarily three- and four- bedroom homes, they feature wide open floor plans, vaulted ceilings, brick fireplace walls, and plenty of glass.
Holmes Run Acres is an active community that encourages residents to get to know one another. There are a variety of clubs, including running, chess and reading, that encourage neighborhood participation. The community also has two programs, Neighbor to Neighbor and Helping Hands, that were started to help community members in need. In addition, there are activities constantly being planned, including the Open Holmes Potluck and ice cream socials. The community is also home to three large pools that offer everything from water aerobics to swimming lessons.
Although there are plenty of places to eat, shop and play nearby, residents can also take I-66 into the nation’s capital for even more options.
If you have a desire to live in a tight-knit community that provides easy access to Washington D.C., Holmes Run Acres is definitely a neighborhood to look into. However, be ready to act fast as homes never stay on the market for too long!
Call us at 703-462-0700 or email us at DarrenRobertsonHomes@gmail.com to schedule a time to tour an available property at Holmes Run Acres.
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