The Little City, Falls Church, Virginia

If you are considering a move to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, you would do well to consider The Little City, Falls Church, Virginia.

Falls Church, Virginia is small city located just outside of Washington D.C.  It's central location, proximity to both public transportation and primary roads, an excellent school system and variety of restaurants, shops and  resources make it a wonderful place to live!

The entire city falls within a 2.2 square mile radius.  Within these boundaries, residents find parks, farmers markets, weekly concerts, parades, community events, restaurants, shops and bike trails.

Because of its location right off of Rt. 66, Falls Church has been a favorite location for folks who need access to the District of Columbia, Arlington, Alexandria and Tysons Corner.  It is just minutes from The Beltway, 495. There are TWO metro stations easily accessible to Falls Church residents; West Falls Church and East Falls Church. The George Bus provides an easy and inexpensive transportation option for getting to both of the Falls Church metro stations.

Because of its excellent, small, school system, Falls Church has been a favorite for both families with children and homeowners who want to retain the value in their homes. The Falls Church City School System  is comprised of 4 schools:  

    * Mount Daniel School: serves kindergarten and first grade students
    * Thomas Jefferson Elementary School:offers a curriculum  for grades 2 - 4.
    * Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School: serves a student population in grades 5 - 7.
    * George Mason High School: offers the challenging International Baccalaureate curriculum
    * Extended Day Care/After School Activities Program: one of the leading child care programs in Virginia, there are elementary school programs at Mount Daniel and Thomas Jefferson and at Mary Ellen Henderson.

The State Theatre is a well-known concert venue, located in the heart of downtown Falls Church. A constant variety of artists from all genres perform at The State Theatre,  making it a destination spot for music lovers throughout the region.

Because of the wide variety of community sponsored activities, multitudes of restaurants, great schools, easy commuting and things to do, the city has a loyal resident base. Many people who move to Falls Church never leave!

Right in the heart of the city is 111 Lounsbury Place, an elegant brick, 2 car garage townhouse. 111
111 Lounsbury Lounsbury Place is currently listed for sale at $689,000. I would be happy to arrange a showing for you of this 3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom townhome which features gleaming hardwoods, upgraded crown molding, new carpet and neutral colors throughout. For more information about this home, you can go to the website: More photos, and a virtual tour, are available at the website.

If you would like to find out more about the Little City, you can go to the Falls Church City Website where there is information about all of these aspects of living in Falls Church and more!



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Comment balloon 3 commentsHolly Weatherwax • May 27 2010 10:46AM


This is the kind of town that I live in and love it. Thanks for sharing.

Posted by Jody Lautenbach (Century 21 Premier Associates) over 8 years ago

Great job showcasing the "LittleCity", Falls Church, VA, Holly. Who wouldn't want to live in a town like that?

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) over 8 years ago

What a great blog post Holly.  This should produce a lot of Google juice for you.  Best wishes from Clifton Park, NY.  Lewis

Posted by Lewis Beynon, Triangle Real Estate 411 (Century 21 Triangle Group) over 8 years ago

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