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Top 6 Reasons To Live In Lincolnia, VA

  • Lincolnia, Virginia, in historic Fairfax County, was one of the first communities of freed slaves founded after the Civil War. Prior to that, it was a successful farming community, which dated back to the 1670s. Located inside the Washington Beltway, residents of Lincolnia enjoy the feeling of living in a small town while being within easy reach of big-city amenities. They are fortunate enough to be in proximity of Alexandria, Arlington and Washington, D.C.

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  • Location, location, location! Located on the 495, inside the Beltway and only 10 miles from Washington, D.C., Lincolnia is in a highly desirable location and real estate prices reflect that. The median home price here, at $570,000, is more than 136 percent of the national median. However, property values are increasing, so buyers are likely to see a return on their investment.
  • Great foodie finds! Foodies will love the high-end grocery stores, the Farmer's Market in nearby Annandale and the many wonderful and varied restaurants, which offer a range of international cuisines. Asian fusion restaurant, Miso and Korean restaurant, Oegadgib-both on Little River Turnpike-are neighborhood favorites and not to be missed.
  • Arts & culture! Visit the Fort Ward Museum and Historic site, a preservation of the system of Union forts during the American Civil War. The museum offers exhibits on Civil War topics and provides visitors with an understanding of Civil War engineering. You can also stop by the National Women's History Museum which exhibits the contributions of iconic women to life in our nation.
  • Something for everyone! With 54 percent of residences owner-occupied and 46 percent occupied by tenants, there's something here for everyone, including detached homes, condos and a number of rent to own houses. Because of the neighborhood's smaller size (only 5.4 square miles), finding a vacancy can require some time and patience.
  • Lincolnia Park Recreational Club! A community-owned recreational club, the Lincolnia park offers a swimming pool, diving and swimming lessons, a swim team, public tennis courts, beach-volleyball court, fenced playground and community events like Chili Cookoff. The cookoff happens in the pavilion where they watch the football game on the big-screen TV.
  • The great outdoors! The people of Lincolnia love to get out of the house and enjoy what nature has to offer. The region boasts a number of wonderful parks, such as Mason District Park in nearby Annandale; Dora Kelly Natural Park, in Alexandria, with almost 50 acres of waterways, marshlands and dense oak forest; Lake Accotink Park in Springfield, a 493 acre park, offers hiking, biking, boating and fishing.