Lorton Homes for Sale or Rent Near Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Lorton, Virginia, is a close neighbor to both Fort Belvoir and Alexandria but it’s unique in that it offers the opportunity for home shoppers to search multiple lifestyles while living in the greater Washington, D.C., region. A single family home in suburbia, a modern condo lifestyle, and a home that doubles as a vacation getaway are all available for sale or for rent.
In this week’s edition of MilitaryByOwner’s Homes of the Week, you’ll find homes in Lorton that meet a variety of preferences from bustling city life to quiet waterfront living.
If you missed it, check out 6 Things to Do In Fort Belvoir's Backyard. There’s a lot to do in Lorton!
Lorton Homes Near Fort Belvoir, Virginia
1) Traditional Home with Plenty of Space
MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO1461249
For Rent: $3,500/mo.
Renters who are looking for plenty of natural light, storage, and enough room to accommodate a large family will be thrilled to become the next tenants in this property found in Laurel Highlands.
Plentiful space is distributed between five bedrooms and the main living areas to host family and friends for holidays. The open concept feels light and spacious, but if you need more area to gather, the deck off the kitchen is perfect for outdoor cooking, while the walk-out basement leads to patio pavers for more backyard entertainment options.
Neutral finishes are throughout the interior, including an always in demand white kitchen. These color choices allow for your furniture and decorating preferences to shine with little effort. You’ll also find hardwood, granite, and a nearly completed storage area in the basement ideal for military gear and holiday decorations.
For easy commuting, the house is near a VRE station that accesses multiple military installations.
2) Condo Living with an Excellent Location
MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO1461865
For Rent: $1,900/mo.
For renters looking for a move-in ready, easy access home, this two-level condo in Residences of Lorton Station is waiting for you! Location is everything when it comes to commuting in the National Capital Region, which is why a VRE station just one block away is a major draw for living in this part of Lorton.
Train access aside, the location of this condo also puts you within steps of a retail and medical office center that offers upscale dining and conveniences such as a pharmacy. Renters also have access to a community pool and clubhouse.
Inside, the natural light and neutral paint shine throughout both levels expanding on the feel of spaciousness the condo offers. The updated kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, an ample pantry, and a large refrigerator; all are perfect for entertaining.
The private master bedroom is upstairs and is completed by an en suite bathroom and walk-in closet. The adjacent loft provides extra space to create a room that suits your needs, such as an office or hobby area. The second bedroom is downstairs and also features a walk-in closet and a full bathroom to accommodate guests.
3) Take a "Getaway" at Home with This Amazing Custom Property
MilitaryByOwner Listing MBO1457730
For Sale: $1,675,000
If there were ever a time for a sprawling, luxurious home with in-demand features such as a heated saltwater pool, the time is now. With many more days spent at home, the next owners of this property won’t have to go far to enjoy the coveted vacation elements so many home buyers are searching for. A well-cared-for property sits in an oasis of tall trees, tended lawns, and expansive views.
This custom-built rambler home has a river view and is located in The Reserve, a gated waterfront community on the Mason Neck Peninsula. The community has a dock with water and electricity and the property comes with a dedicated boat slip.
More than 4,000 square feet encompass 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, a banquet-sized dining room with a 14-foot vaulted tray ceiling, and a kitchen that most home shoppers will envy. Maple cabinets, Caesarstone countertops, subzero refrigerator, double oven, appliance garage, walk-in pantry, recessed lighting, and huge island with a five-burner gas cooktop are just the beginning of the list of amenities.
There’s more inside:
- Built-in stereo sound.
- Great room with gas fireplace.
- Screened porch off kitchen and great room.
- Primary suite wing.
- Bamboo flooring or ceramic tile throughout.
- Three-car garage and mudroom.
- Full unfinished basement.
This home doesn’t lack any feature that would provide the ultimate in a stay at home getaway. Yet, the location is perfect for hiking, biking, and enjoying local and state parks.
Lorton is an ideal location for anyone stationed at Fort Belvoir. There are options that provide great convenience factors such as easy commuting and shopping, but Lorton also offers the chance to move just a bit further out to find less traffic, less hustle, and more of a country setting-- all near multiple bodies of water.
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