Chances are you will see a wild bunny or two in your yard in the Saratoga neighborhood in Springfield Virginia. With the pockets of woods scattered throughout the neighborhood you will also see deer and foxes too. The wildlife, nice size lots, the quick hop to Fort Belvoir, nearby shopping, recreation and ease of commuting make Saratoga a neighborhood that stays on the list of popular Springfield neighborhoods.
Saratoga prices have risen and fallen with the change in market conditions over the last 5 years. The following chart shows the average list and sales prices since 2003 when the Northern Virginia market took a dramatic upswing. It also clearly shows clearly that seller subsidies continued to rise through 2008.
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The VRE station in Lorton Station is only a few miles away and the Fairfax Connector bus will take owners to the Springfield-Franconia Metro Station. Headed to Fort Belvoir? Saratoga is within 15 minutes of the main gate and with the VRE, Slug lines and metro make commuting to the Pentagon , Federal Government or other area employment centers easy.
Shopping and Dining
The neighborhood is close to shopping either at the nearby Saratoga Shopping Center or a few miles in either direction you can find shopping in either West Springfield or Lorton shopping centers as well. Saratoga Pizzeria is a local favorite with great Gyro's and of course pizza. A few miles away you will find the restaurants at Lorton Station or Austin Grill, Chicken Out, Chesapeake Bagel Bakery or Hunan's to name a few.
Recreation and Activities
Saratoga offers a community pool for residents as well as access to any of the Fairfax County Recreation Centers. The closest is South Run Recreation Center about 5 miles away off of the Fairfax County Parkway. If you want to take in more history then Mount Vernon, Woodlawn Plantation and George Washington's Grist Mill are all within 30 minutes from Saratoga.
If you are interested in learning more about the Saratoga neighborhood or other terrific neighborhoods in Springfield or across Northern Virginia contact the Cindy Jones team at 703-346-2213. Let our knowledge of Northern Virginia neighborhoods and experience with relocation help you settle in a new home in Northern Virginia.
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