In the ever-popular Loudoun County of Virginia, nestled between Chantilly and Middleburg, you will find a remarkable unincorporated community known as Aldie. Situated on U.S. Route 50 between the Catoctin and Bull Run Mountains, the historic Village of Aldie is at the community’s center. Adding to the tranquil atmosphere of the area, the Little Blue River also flows nearby. Aldie has long served as a gateway to the scenic Loudoun Valley. It has a long rich history dating back to the late 1700s when George and James Mercer built a mill in the region. However, it wasn’t until the early 1800s that James Mercer’s son began to plan for the thirty-acre village of Aldie, prompted by the completion of the Little River Turnpike. Shortly after, a post office was established, and soon the community had 250 residents. Fast forwarding to today, Aldie is primarily a white-collar commuter town still rich with an abundance of natural beauty and offering convenient proximity to a multitude of amenities sure to appeal to prospective homebuyers.
When you buy a home in Aldie, you have much to enjoy. The community hosts many family-friendly annual festivals, including the Harvest Festival each October, and the Treasures on the Turnpike each May. Via Interstate 66 East and U.S. 50 East, nearby Washington, D.C. can be easily reached in roughly fifty-five minutes, which means you can also enjoy all the city has to offer. Whether your interests include entertainment, dining, recreation, or shopping, you can find it near Aldie. Fair Oaks Mall is one such destination, home to Macy's, Macy's Furniture Gallery, Sears, J.C. Penney, and Lord & Taylor. Fair Oaks also has delicious dining options including Mezeh Mediterranean Grill and BRIO Tuscan Grill, and dessert establishments like Cold Stone Creamery and Cinnabon. Of course, Fair Oaks is only one of many great venues providing shopping and dining. In fact, the 890,000 square foot DC USA shopping center is also nearby. Adding to the allure of this delightful little town, there are several area golf courses that can be easily enjoyed, such as Westwood Country Club in Vienna and Washington Golf & Country Club in Arlington. All of these advantages and attractions are just the tip of the iceberg when talking about the many wonderful reasons homebuyers should consider buying a home in Aldie.
Aldie real estate is diverse reflecting the architectural tastes of the European settlers that once called the area home. Aldie single-family hones include Country, Craftsman, French Country, Shingle, Bungalow, Tradition, Tudor, Ranch, Colonial, Northwestern, and Prairie architectural styles, among others. These beautiful Aldie properties often include impressive features such as wine cellars, high-end appliances, mahogany wood trim, wet bars, swimming pools, entertainment areas, and more. Typically available homes in Aldie range in size from around three bedrooms, three bathrooms with 2,600 square feet of living space to houses with seven bedrooms, ten bathrooms and over 8,400 square feet of living space. Beyond the single-family homes, there are also condos in Aldie, as well as townhomes and apartments, and for those desiring to build a home, there is land available in Aldie too. In the D.C. area, real estate moves quickly, so if you would like more information regardings homes for sale in Aldie, Virginia, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.