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Offering a variety of housing and entertainment options, Fairfax Station has found itself growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. With its excellent educational system, numerous dining options, and proximity to a city filled with an endless supply of interesting places and people, it's clear Fairfax Station has become something special. If you want the perfect blend of past and present, you've found it in Fairfax Station.
Though surrounded by rural communities, Fairfax Station is one of the most affluent communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located 20 miles from the nation's capitol, it is home to many of the most influential people in United States government. As a result, this community has some of the more expensive homes in the Northern Virginia real estate market. However, with higher prices comes homes that define luxury and elegance. Large, well-manicured yards as well as neighborhoods known for non-existent crime rates make Fairfax Station an attractive option for families, professionals, and in fact retirees.
To go along with its beautiful real estate, the area also has some of the best schools in the United States. While such schools as Oak View Elementary or Robert Frost Middle School often receive accolades for their academics, others such as South County High School and Lake Braddock Secondary School also receive high marks for their work with students. Strong science and math programs, along with awards for their performing arts programs, make these schools ones that parents are very eager to see their children enrolled.
While many residents commute to D.C. for work, they often prefer to stay closer to home when it comes to shopping, dining, and entertainment. As a result, the area has built up a vast array of local businesses that cater to residents. Restaurants featuring cuisine of all types, movie theaters showing the latest blockbuster, and gift shops that always have something new and exciting make Fairfax Station a unique place to live. Offering a heritage dating back to the Civil War, residents can often find themselves staring at historic buildings or fields that played important roles in our nation's history.