Vienna is convenient to D.C., but has beautiful open spaces.
Introduction to Vienna
Vienna, ZIP Code 22180, is located in the north central part of Fairfax County. It is considered one of the best places to live in the entire nation. Its proximity to Washington D.C. makes it attractive within Fairfax County itself.
The town is approximately 5 square miles in total size, with the Potomac River located to the north. It is considered a suburb and part of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Vienna’s Notable Features, Amenities and Events
Vienna has plenty of transportation options. There is a Metro station located within the city and there is ample parking nearby. The town is not only convenient to car commuters; there are plenty of biking and hiking trails to explore.
The town is bisected by Route 123, which runs from the southwest to northeast borders. Tysons Corner is located just to the north and is readily accessible. The Westwood Country Club is also located within the town.
Nutley Street NW runs along the southwestern border of Vienna. The eastern border extends as far as Route 698 and the northern edge of town extends slightly beyond Route 677.
Typical Homes for Sale in Vienna
There are many different communities in Vienna, and plenty of homes for sale to choose from. Colonial, Victorian, contemporary, rambler and other styles are available throughout the town. There are also a good number of townhouses available, providing a more compact option for those looking for homes for sale located in a classic row house style neighborhood.
Most of the homes for sale in Vienna were built between 1960 and 1999. Few were built after 2000. The homes are mostly single-family, detached houses. The second largest category is attached single-family homes. There are larger complexes in the area, including ones with more than 20 units.
Focus on Vienna
Vienna homes for sale in the Browns Mill, Wolf Trap and Mandrillion Farms, and Old Courthouse neighborhoods tend to constitute the largest investments. The Park Street Southeast and Tapawingo Road Southeast neighborhoods are generally priced at lower levels. Four Corners and Tysons Green also have homes for sale at the lower end of the price spectrum.
Geographically speaking, the prices of Vienna real estate tend to increase as one moves north and westward through the town, with the most expensive subdivisions being located at the extremes. Toward Interstate 66, home prices trend downward.
Located close to Electric Avenue and not far from 495, Bailiwick offers a community that has plenty of elegant Victorian and colonial homes for sale. Vienna residents who call this subdivision home will also be close to Tysons Corner, a major retail destination located just north of 495. This neighborhood has approximately 40 different homes. Lot sizes in this area tend to be .20 acres or less in size.
Regency Ridge has a large concentration of townhouses for sale in Vienna. There are close to 30 of them in this neighborhood and they are very recently built; completed in 1999. These residences feature colonial designs with garage space for two cars. The community is located close to Shepherdson Lane. It provides easy access to both major traffic routes and has ready access to bike and foot trails, as well.
Ayr Hill has many detached, single-family homes for sale in Vienna, providing larger housing options than some other areas. Set on lots that range up to an acre in size, there is plenty of variety available. The designs range from traditional colonials to more contemporary options, including rambler designs and more. Prices typically range in the high six figures in this neighborhood.