West of Fairfax, Virginia in beautiful Fairfax County, you will find a charming census-designated place known as Fair Lakes. Fair Lakes is an upscale community comprised of commercial and residential properties and is home to roughly 7,500 residents. Built by the Peterson Companies, Fair Lakes is bordered by Greenbriar to the north, Fair Oaks to the east, Centreville to the west, and unincorporated areas to the south, including Belvinstown and Cobbs Corner. Downtown Washington, D.C. is only twenty-two miles east of Fair Lakes, along Interstate 66, and the heart of Fairfax is just five miles east.
Fair Lakes encompasses approximately 2.4 square miles, but despite its small size, has much to offer prospective homebuyers. Its proximity to major thoroughfares affords residents easy commutes to neighboring cities for work or play. Fair Lakes Parkway is the main road into the community, but other major arteries also cut through. For example, SR 6751 (Monument Drive), SR 286 (Fairfax County Parkway), and SR 608 (West Ox Road) all pass through Fair Lakes. SR 645 (Stringfellow Road) is the western boundary of the community, U.S. Route 29 (Lee Highway) is the southern boundary, and in the heart of the CDP is an interchange with I-66. This access to highways and major roads translates to a below-average commute of only twenty minutes.
Beyond its excellent location and convenient access to transportation arteries, Fair Lakes also provides a long list of remarkable amenities. Shopping and dining options are readily available at Fair Lakes Center, Fair Oaks Mall, The Shops of Fair Lakes, East Market at Fair Lakes, and Fair Lakes Promenade. Entertainment and recreation opportunities abound here. With so much to offer, Fair Lakes is a must-consider destination for prospective homebuyers. There are many lovely communities from which to choose. Fair Lakes homes for sale can be found in Cedar Lakes, Gates of Fair Lakes, Willow Oaks at Fair Lakes, North Lake, The Arbors at Fair Lakes, Camden Monument Drive, Avalon Fair Lakes, Fair Lakes Pender Creek – Gables Residential, The Windsor at Fair Lakes, Camden Fair Lakes, and Water's Edge at Fair Lakes. If you are looking for a smaller or lower-maintenance Fair Lakes property, consider the homes at Stonecroft Condominiums, Fair Lakes Condominiums, The Greens at Fair Lakes Condominiums, Elan Condominiums, or Fair Lakes Townhomes. If you would like to learn more about available homes in Fair Lakes, Virginia, please allow us to assist you in your home search and contact us today.