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Kings Park And Kings Park West Homes For For Sale

Kings Park-SOLD by Cindy Jones 2010It isn't hard to figure out what the developer of the first Kings Park was planning when they laid out the plan for the community and the homes. With one look at the street names Thames, Victoria, Trafalgar and Cromwell among others you might think you have made a trip back to England. Then when you add the names of the five original models; King, Queen, Princess, Duke and Duchess, you realize absolutely there is a royal connection!

My family bought our very first home in Kings Park in 1981. Having just returned from five years overseas we were anxious to settle down for awhile and having grown up in Springfield it was an easy choice to make the original Kings Park our first "real home." We were attracted to the neighborhood due to the mature trees, green space parks, community pools and easy commuting to our jobs. With the gentle slope of our 1/3 acre lot we were able to set up a zip line between the top of the back yard and the back fence which became a neighborhood hangout for the under 5 age group!

 

Since Kings Park was first built over 40 years ago it has been popular with military families with PCS orders to the Pentagon or Fort Belvoir and for families with children who want to attend schools in the Lake Braddock School Pyramid. You can walk or ride your bike through two different "back" entrances to Lake Accotink or stay in the neighborhood and play at the community park. 

Kings Park West-SOLD by Cindy Jones 2009At the same time that the original homes in Kings Park were going up at "end of Braddock Road" the developer also had their sights set on land just a little further west. In 1967 the deed to the land that would then become Kings Park West was approved by the county.

The royal theme continued with more names right out of the history books of England and with the addition of five new models; Essex, Regent, Baron, Cromwell and York, larger than in the original Kings Park neighborhood. Just as the first Kings Park had access to community parks Kings Park West also has Royal Lake and four community pools.

During the summer enjoy Braddock Nights at Royal Lake  free Friday night summertime concerts which are an absolute hit with everyone. Music ranges through swing, jazz, pop and rock. If you haven't seen your neighbors for a few days chances are you will find them there with a picnic basket and folding chairs. So if you are looking for two neighborhoods with royal lineage then take a look at Kings Park and Kings Park West. You may find your next home among the mature trees.


If you are interested in learning more about Kings Park and Kings Park West or other local Northern Virginia neighborhoods give Cindy Jones and CJ Realty Group a call at 703-346-2213.  We can meet for a cup of coffee and talk about your real estate needs. As a native of the area I can give you a tour not only a new place to call home but other areas of interest for you and your family.

 

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If you are interested in learning more about the Northern Virginia Real Estate market including Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William Counties give Cindy Jones and Integrity Real Estate Group a call at 703-346-2213.

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Comment balloon 6 commentsCindy Jones • April 20 2013 06:19AM

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Very nice looking listing, looks like large room sizes, good mixture of colors as well.

Posted by Luis J. Suarez (Turn Key Real Estate) over 5 years ago
For a great home in Kings Park and Kings Park West contact Cindy Jones the area expert.
Posted by Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty ( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida) over 5 years ago

Luis the Kings Park neighborhoods offer plenty of choices for buyers in Springfield VA.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 5 years ago

Thank you Chris and Dick for your support.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 5 years ago

Curious as to what the name of the town is in that neighborhood... used to have relatives on a "Victoria" street and they were in VA very close to DC

Posted by Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville (Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668) over 5 years ago

Tammy-Victoria street is one of the names in Kings Park in Springfield.  In fact the photo of the white house at the top of my post is one I sold on Victoria Street.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 5 years ago

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