Exploring West Springfield
West Springfield Virginia is a densely populated suburb of Washington DC. The only thing that comes to mind when you think of this gem of a community is FAMILY. With 64% of households here being married couples (source: US Census Bureau,) and 94% of households being active military (source: neighborhoodscout.com,) this suburban oasis beckons to young families with children. Having access to the coveted Fairfax County school system doesn’t hurt either. West Springfield is also extremely diverse with 81% of residents owing their homes (niche.com). This is the type of community that is teeming with Boys and Girls Club activities, pee wee football, lacrosse, little league, and soccer games. With so many parks and endless amounts of green-space, there’s always something for the kids to get into.
Halloweens here are always a big to-do. Many of the surrounding neighborhoods bring their children here to trick or treat because of the well-lighted secure streets. Neighbors line their driveways in lawn chairs to handout candy and chat inviting a real sense of community that harkens back to yesteryear.
The West Springfield Shopping Center is the hub of the community. Anchored by a Whole Foods super market, this is where you will do everything from grocery shop to dropping off your dry cleaning. You may just want to grab dinner here too, there a several popular eateries located in and around the shopping center, as well as a few mom and pop non-chains that are sure to impress. If you’re interested in a more affluent experience, join the Springfield Golf and Country Club. Their 18-hole, 71 par, 6,609 yard championship golf course is absolutely STUNNING. Whether you’re enjoying dinner at The Members Grill, meeting up for a round of tennis, swimming in the gorgeous pool, or working out at their state-of-the-art fitness center, your social calendar will stay packed if you decide to join this lavish country club.
West Springfield’s suburban ease is sure to attract anyone seeking to locate the perfect community with an amazing proximity to the nation’s capital.