Reston, VA Homes and Living

reston va homes for sale

Reston, VA is on land that was initially owned by Lord Fairfax in the 18th century. Then later, Dr. C. A. Wiehle bought the land in 1880’s. Dr. Wiehle wanted to create his own new town and constructed several buildings. The land was later sold to A. Smith Bowman who built a bourbon distillery. In 1961, Robert E. Simon bought most of the land and developed his vision of the first planned self-contained city.

The name Reston is based on the initials of Mr. Simon. Today, Reston has a high-rise downtown area, with lot of wonderful stores, restaurants, and business tenants, along with residential areas, shopping centers, four manmade lakes, numerous golf courses, 55 miles of pathways around the city, a nature center, and assortments of pools and tennis courts. Reston is unincorporated, and maintained by the Reston Association. Reston has numerous festivals during the year, and it is part of the Dulles Technology Corridor.

Sterling Real Estate

Claude-Moore-Recreation-Center
Sterling started out as a farming community prior to the 1960’s, and when Dulles International Airport made its way…

Herndon Real Estate

herndon
Herndon was originally a dairy farm hub back when the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (W&OD) was in full…

Potomac Falls Real Estate

Jerry-Sardone-Realty-Potomac-Falls
Potomac Falls is an extension of Sterling, north of Route 7 and the Potomac River. This new planned…

Ashburn Real Estate

Ashburn was originally named Farmwell after a nearby mansion of the same name owned by George Lee III. Part…

Great Falls Real Estate

great-falls
Great Falls is a suburb of the Washington D.C. area, located north of Route 7 and the Potomac…

Dulles Real Estate

Jerry-Sardone-Realty-Dulles-Area
Dulles is home to Dulles International Airport [named for the former U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles], which…

Reston Real Estate

reston
Reston is on land that was initially owned by Lord Fairfax in the 18th century. Then later, Dr. C.…