Rent to Own Homes near Fair Oaks, VA

Top Six Reasons to Live in Fair Oaks, Virginia

  • Fair Oaks is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, with a population of a little over 30,000 according to the 2010 Census. It takes up quite a large area to the west of Fairfax City, much of which is focused around the Fair Oaks Mall. This is a largely suburban area and there are many office parks in the neighborhood. It's a part of town which has essentially been developed from the 1980s onward.

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  • Shop in style! The Fair Oaks Mall lets you indulge in your favorite retail therapy with nearly 200 specialized stores and eateries. Shop at top brands like Apple, Coach and Macy's, not to mention Sears and J C Penney. This enclosed, two-storey mall also has thousands of free parking spaces, and is one of the top shopping destinations in the region. You'll find it just off lnterstate 66 and Route 50 (Lee Jackson Memorial Highway).
  • Museums and culture galore! The neighborhood is home to some fine museums, including the NRA National Firearms Museum, open daily and with free admission. It offers 15 galleries, well over 2,500 firearms and a world-class experience. By the spring of 2015, a new children's science museum is set to arrive at the Fair Oaks Mall, with interactive exhibitions, experiments and more, aimed at children up to the age of 12. The Patriot Center offers a superb local concert venue.
  • Great for open spaces! Burke Lake near Fairfax Station comes complete with a 218-acre lake where you can fish, rent a row boat, camp, play volleyball or enjoy the 18-hole golf course. Or perhaps you'd prefer a round of mini-golf? There are also plenty of excellent hiking trails. Also in the area is Fountainhead Regional Park, where, from the marina, there are superb views over the Occoquan Reservoir and an incredible array of bird life.
  • A packed annual calendar! Join residents for the Annual Ambulance Chase 5K and Half Mile Fun Run to support Fair Oaks Volunteer Fire and Rescue. Awards are given to the top three overall women, top three overall men, top three boys and top three girls. And, of course, it's for a great cause!
  • A thriving real-estate market! This fall, higher average and median prices were the key stories across Northern Virginia, including Fair Oaks. The average house price for all sales was over $535,000, a rise of just over 1.1 percent from a year ago. Look for a house near Hanover Road or in the neighborhood of Federal Street.
  • Heaven for row house lovers! If your dream home is a row house, whether you want a rent to own arrangement or anything else, Fair Oaks has nearly a third row houses or attached homes. Only 2.8 percent of other U.S. neighborhoods have more homes in this style. Look for a house to rent Naglee Avenue or a house for sale around Pickett Avenue.