WELCOME TO RESTON
A dynamic and charming community that captures a blend of both urban and rural living.
Can you enjoy a pleasant neighborhood, filled with beautiful and private homes while also being just a few minutes from a plethora of restaurants and shops in a bustling urban center? Well in Reston, this is the everyday reality. Reston, VA is just a 30 – minute drive to the nation’s capital, and just a few metro stops away from growing centers like Tysons Corner and One Loudoun, all while providing its residents with a lively place to call home.
Many first-time home buyers who work in Washington and these centers seek out Reston for its safe, quiet, and appealing residential neighborhoods. With its diverse demographic, vast family entertainment, and both causal and upscale shopping and dining, there is always something for everyone.
WHAT TO LOVE
- Vibrant and charming homes
- Tight Knit, Family friendly community feel
- Variety of dining options and shops
- Reston living is like living in a park
- 30 minutes from Washington, DC
- Land maintained by the community offers residents the opportunity to enjoy the vast facilities for fun, fitness, and exploration
Filled with families and young professionals, this growing and vibrant community encompasses a perfect well-rounded lifestyle. Whether you are looking to take a stroll in the neighborhood park, go shopping with friends in the lively town center, or take the family to the local waterpark, Reston has a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy. The community takes pride in the upkeep of the natural life that Reston is surrounded by. There are over 55 miles of trails and paths that connect the various shopping centers, schools, natural habitats, and lakes that are sure to be a perfect place for all. Homes in Reston are built with the family environment in mind, with well-kept streets, plenty of yardage, and an abundance of privacy to enjoy a quiet, calm day with loved ones. First time home buyers, parents looking to expand, or millennials searching for an active community will all find something enticing about Reston living.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
Amongst the rural, calm, suburban scene, Reston residents have access to one of the most dynamic and vibrant urban town centers, home to a variety of dining options, boutiques, shops, fitness centers and events promoting local businesses. In the summer, walk on the brick paths and enjoy the beautiful water
fountains and turf greenery. In the winter, rent skates for the family and have a fun ice-skating
night at the rink under the lights. Springtime and fall host an abundance of pop-up markets, where small business can interact with locals, bringing the entire community together while still getting that hometown feel.
All year round, people can enjoy the abundance of restaurants and food options. Diversify your palate with the best fajitas from Uncle Julios,
trendy tacos from Bar Taco
. or try some of Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls
for a quick, but high quality, grab and go meal. Seek the typical Great American Experience at Jacksons
, where adults can enjoy the Lucky Lounge while families indulge in “Mighty Fine Food.” If looking for a more formal option, try Fogo de Chao
, one of the most well-known Brazilian Steakhouses in the area.
This is a safe, entertaining, and perfect spot for teens to have a fun night out with friends as well. After watching the most popular films at BTM Cinema
, they have plenty of options to grab a meal. Whether they are looking for quicker options like &pizza, The Counter
, Chipotle, and Cava, or want a sit-down option like Teds Bulletin
, The Capital Burger
, and North Italia
, everyone in the group is bound to find something they love. After the meal, peruse through high end shops like Lulu lemon, Anthropologie, Francessca's, and South Moon Under. Finally, end the night by grabbing a world-renowned scoop of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream, a place that will surely bring a smile to every face.
THINGS TO DO
Reston is known for its various activities and community sponsored events that give residents plenty of options. Being a resident gives you exclusive access to community pools and programs that are available to all ages, as well as sports fields that can be used at any time. Reston's camp is a well-developed program as well, dedicated to giving the children within the community an opportunity to explore nature, find new talents, try new activities, play games and make lasting friendships. The Reston Petting Zoo
is a big hit with young children, bringing families from all around northern Virginia to experience the adventurous day long excursion. Lake Anne and Lake Fairfax are just two examples of the waterways found within the community, and both have water activities for all to enjoy. Water Mine Family Swimmin Hole
in Lake Fairfax is definitely a popular spot to take the kids on a beautiful, sunny summer day.
The Reston Community Center
and Reston Regional Library
are also great spots to visit. The Community Center hosts events throughout the year such as Art exhibitions and weekly famers markets to promote local artists and businesses. The yearly festivals uplift and represent the diverse and inclusive community are notable events to attend as well.
Known for being one of the best places to live in northern Virginia, Reston schools do not lack this same standard. Dedicated to cultivating young minds while creating a diverse and forward-thinking environment, some of the best choices for families include:
- Dogwood Elementary School, grades pre-K-6
- Forest Edge Elementary School, grades pre-Pre-K 6
- Fox Mill Elementary School, grades pre-K-6
- Hunters Woods Elementary School, grades pre-K-6
- Lake Anne Elementary School, grades pre-K-6
- Sunrise Valley Elementary School, grades pre-K-6
- Terraset Elementary School, grades pre-K-6
- Rachel Carson Middle School, grades 7-8
- Langston Hughes Middle School, grades 7-8
- South Lakes High School, grades 9-12
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