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Top 7 Reasons to Live in West Springfield, Virginia

  • West Springfield is part of the greater D.C. metropolitan area, just 14.7 miles from downtown and a quick nine-minute drive to the blue metro rail line. It is a densely populated outer suburb, packing 22,460 residents into its 4.8 square miles, as of the 2010 census, with 85.5 percent of residents living in detached homes. West Springfield is an example of classic American suburbia, but unique in its accessibility to mass transit. Residents can work in the city without having to fight traffic, as West Springfield is centrally located by several bus routes and a metro station just minutes away.

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  • Great outdoor recreation facilities! The outdoor enthusiast will adore the 493-acre Lake Accotink Park, offering fishing and canoeing on the 55-acre lake, along with four miles of hiking and biking trails. For some of the finer offerings of West Springfield, head over to the Springfield Golf and Country Club, featuring a par-71 course, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a 25-meter pool and a whopping 42,000-square-foot clubhouse.
  • Gorgeous Planned Communities! Rather than allowing for haphazard suburban sprawl, West Springfield is devoted to planning well-thought-out neighborhoods where residents are never far from the amenities they desire in a community. The Kings Park neighborhood on the north side of the city has its own civics association, a park and a library. This type of planning has kept home values high, more than doubling since the year 2000.
  • Great local dining! While there are restaurants dotted across town, the corner of Rolling Road and Old Keene Mill has a great concentration of them. There you will find community favorites like the Afghan Kabob restaurant and Monty's Steakhouse.
  • Great nightlife, too! There's no need to head out of town to find a great nightclub. The Empire is right in town on Rolling Road, featuring live shows and lively band battles. The Alchemy Room offers up a unique dining experience and is available for private events.
  • Plenty of housing options! Whether living in a detached home with a large lot in the Cardinal Park neighborhood or a cottage-style town home along Kingsway Court, shopping and transportation are never far away in West Springfield. Apartment-dwellers will love the West Springfield Terrace apartments with a private fitness center and large pool, and those looking for something a little more permanent will find deals on rent to own houses and town homes all over town.
  • Great learning opportunities! All kinds of classes are offered through the vast park service in West Springfield, from dog obedience and oil painting at Lake Accotink Park to genealogy and line drawing at West Springfield High School.
  • Fitness for everybody! If you're looking for a place where a healthy lifestyle is easy, look no further than West Springfield. After shopping for organics at the local Whole Foods, head over to NOVA on Port Royal Road for CrossFit training or to Nauti Body on Morrissette Drive for cardio and free weights.