Kingstowne is an expansive community in the Fairfax County section of Alexandria. Located just 12 miles from Washington, DC this 1,200 acre-community is highly convenient to Interstate 95, The Capital Beltway, two Metro stations, and Ft. Belvoir.
The Kingstowne is in southeastern Fairfax County, bordered to the north by Franconia Road, to the west by Beulah Street, to the east by S. Van Dorn Street, and to the south by Telegraph Road.
The very active Kingstowne Residential Owners Corporation (KROC) provides a vibrant social life for residents. It offers group fitness, karate, massage, personal training and tennis lessons as well as a club for just about any interest – from photography to Spanish, from chess to line dancing. The KROC hosts many special events such as paint n’ sips, comedy shows, and a Halloween haunted house. Kingstowne Kindness is an KROC-sponsored group for residents seeking to do local charitable and volunteer work. The Kingstowne Farmers Market is open on Fridays from May through October.
Visit Bonefish Grill or Pasara for Thai food for dinner. Stop by Fiona’s Irish pub for a beer and live music. Take in a movie at Regal Cinemas or the nearby Springfield Town Center. Improve your golf game at Top Golf or go for a stroll in Huntley Meadows’ 1,500 acres of forests, meadows, wetlands, and interpretive trail. Or pamper yourself at the nearby Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Kingstowne homes were built in 1980s. It consist of nearly 50 distinct neighborhoods and communities. Kingtowne’s 5,000+ homes come in a wide range of home styles, from condominiums to single family homes, with townhomes being the most common (approximately 2,800 units). About 1,200 of Kingstowne’s homes are rental apartments.
The community of Kingstowne offers plentiful amenities including walking trails, swimming pools, tennis and volleyball courts, playgrounds, and two fitness centers.
A wide range of home models is available in Kingstowne. Two bedroom, two bathroom condos and townhomes sell for about $300,000. Three bedroom townhomes sell in the $400,000 – $500,000 range. Four bedroom townhomes currently sell between the mid $400,000 and low $600,000s, while single family homes with four bedrooms sell from $600,000 to nearly $1 million.
Kingstowne had previously been the site of the Leehigh Cement Company’s gravel operation. The land was rezoned in 1984 as a mixed-use development. Local home builders Miller & Smith undertook the project, which was at the time, the second largest rezoning project in Fairfax County’s history.