Fort Belvoir, VA

Geographic Location

Only 30 minutes from Washington, D.C., Fort Belvoir, VA is located at the southern tip of Fairfax County. It includes neighborhoods such as Mount Vernon, Kingstowne, Hayfield, Franconia, and Newington.

Overall personality

The Fort Belvoir area is a fast growing yet extremely family friendly area with a deep connection to the military community that lives and serves in the community.

Defining Characteristics

Named after the Belvoir Plantation owned by relatives of George Washington, the region has managed to maintain its historic charm during its rapid growth. The community surrounds Fort Belvoir which is home to several different Army commands and an array of different agencies associated with the Department of Defense.

Noteworthy attractions

Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant
Walker’s Grille
Bottle Stop Wine Bar
La Madeleine
Burtons Grill & Bar
Matsui Sushi
Aditi Indian Dining
Springfield Mall
Fort Belvoir Golf Club
Dave & Buster’s
National Harbor, including the MGM casino, is only 15 miles away
Old Town Alexandria
Mount Vernon – The Home of George Washington
Woodlawn Plantation

Transportation Options

Major roads in the area include Interstate 95, Richmond Highway (Route 1), Fairfax Country Parkway (Route 286), and Telegraph Road (Route 611).
Huntington Metro Station (Yellow Line) – Parking Available
Franconia-Springfield Metro Station (Blue Line) – Parking Available
In terms of air transportation, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is only 12 miles away.

Types of homes in the Area

Fort Belvoir has all types of homes to suit your needs. Whether you’re interested in a single family home, townhouse, or condominium; there are a wealth of options in the area.

Annual Events

Oktoberfest: End of September through the start of October
Farmers’ Market: Every Friday, Spring through Fall
Revolutionary War Weekend: May
Mount Vernon’s Wine Festival & Sunset Tour: May
Kingstowne Annual Haunted House: October

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