Fun Things To Do At Grist Mill Park

Located at 4710 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway in Alexandria, Grist Mill Park provides over 75 acres of fun outdoor activities for people of all ages to enjoy. Below is a list of fun things you can do at Grist Mill Park.

Grist Mill Park holds free summer Friday concerts

  • Watch a game of soccer– Grist Mill Park has both turf and grass soccer fields that are clean and well-maintained. On Saturdays, it comes alive with 5 games of soccer all playing at once.
  • Shoot some hoops- the park also has basketball courts where you can challenge your friend or family to a game or practice shooting some hoops.
  • Let the kids loose on the playground– there are tons of open room for kids to run and have fun and a playground located right in the middle, so kids can play within view while you watch from a nearby game.
  • Attend a concert- on Friday during the summer, the park has free public concerts featuring a variety of musical performances reflecting Fairfax County’s diversity, culture and community spirit.
  • Walk your dog -there are trails to walk your dog and a separate huge dog park just a short walk away where your furry friend can play and run around off-leash. The park also has some baby pools for the dogs to cool off in hot weather.
  • Enjoy a picnic- when you get hungry from all the activities, there are picnic tables and benches where you can relax and grab a bite with your family.

Properties in Mount Vernon

8422 Richmond Hwy #70

FULLY RENOVATED CONDO WITH NEW WOOD FLOORING THROUGH OUT , NEW APPLIANCES , NEW BATHROOM, NEW WINDOWS *** NEW HVAC UNITS ***CLOSE TO FORT BELVOIR, HUNTINGTON METRO STATION, MOUNT VERNON HOSPITAL, AND OTHER STORES. [Pinewood South - $190,000]

3709 Maryland St

Welcome to this spectacular 4 bedroom, 3 bath contemporary home in Mt. Vernon, complete w/a 2 car garage, a front courtyard and a large deck (w/ hot tub) in the rear which overlooks a beautifully landscaped and fenced back yard. As you walk thru this home you marvel at the open contemporary design that makes you feel at one w/your environment. The lovely kitchen has granite counters , beautiful cabinetry, SS appliances, recessed lighting, double oven, a work island, and recently replaced appliances. A double sliding glass door off of kitchen opens to the deck. All three bathrooms have been beautifully remodeled. The kitchen, dining and living rooms face out back and have a wall of picture windows looking out to the beautiful and private back yard. The lower level offers a 4th BR, a 3rd full bath & family room that opens out to the court yard. Wood burning fireplaces in the living room and family room. Recent updates and replacements include freshly painted interior, new courtyard steps and stones ('19), kitchen range ('19), refrigerator and dishwasher ('18), new flu for fireplace ('17) , double pane, energy efficient windows ('16), clothes washer ('18) and dryer ('14) , new capacitor for furnace ('16), garage doors and front door ('16), new hot tub ('14), and Pure Air Filtration system added ('14). In the garage is an electric car charger wired into the main panel. This home is wonderfully located and you are just a few minutes walking distance to the Mt. Vernon bike/walking trail that runs along the Potomac River. And by car, just 5-10 mins to Ft. Belvoir (S), and heading north, just 15 minutes to Old Town and 25 minutes to National Airport along the scenic GW Pkwy, which provides you with stunning views each season . [Woodleigh Woods - $698,500]

3809 Nalls Rd

**ALERT/HIGH-END FINISHES AND ENOUGH SPACE IN THE LOWER LEVEL TO GET LOST IN FOR DAYS**Superbly maintained and spacious brick front single-family home tucked away in Dawson Woods on a .34 lot. Approximately 5,200+ sqft of finished luxury ready for new owners with freshly painted interiors, exteriors and fencing. 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms up, 1 half bath on main level and 5th bedroom and 4th full bathroom on lower level. Enter into 2-story foyer, appointed with an elegant oversized chandelier and offering the owner options to ascend to upper level, flow to living room, library, or kitchen! Gleaming hardwoods, plantation shutters and crown molding throughout main level. Library features French doors and formal living room flows into stately dining room with tray ceiling, bay window, chair railing and highlighted by yet another gorgeous chandelier. Dining room flows to grand, gourmet kitchen with eat-in island and stainless steel French-door refrigerator, built-in convection microwave, double oven and dishwasher (with its own disposal). Large, adjoining morning room with vaulted ceiling shines with natural light and walks out to rear deck stretching across most of the rear exterior. Vaulted ceiling in family room with stone accent fireplace and second staircase to upper level. Master bedroom with tray ceiling and a walk in, wrap around closet with crystal lighting and a separate shoe and accessory closet. Sleek master bathroom loaded with custom updates -- a separate, glass shower, spa tub, linen closet and mirrored his & hers granite vanities. 2 upper level bedrooms adjoined by a full bath. 4th upper level bedroom has its own bathroom. Each bedroom features a walk-in closet. Lower level fully renovated in 2016 features all recessed lighting throughout approximately 1,500 sqft. Large 5th bedroom could turn lower level into an in-law or au pair suite with separate rear entrance. Game room, gym or media room- you can choose what you~d like for the lower level bonus room. You have the space! Huge recreation room walks out to the backyard. Attached 2 car garage with abundant ceiling storage and an additional freezer. Sellers invested over $60k in designing custom entertaining-worthy exterior hardscapes, patio and decking. Descend from rear deck to custom stone walkway to large patio in fully fenced rear yard. Sellers have immaculately maintained property with home warranty and regular service to all heating and air conditioning units, including a brand new, separate air conditioner for upper level. All new light fixtures (many of which are Alexa-enabled) and remote-controlled fans. Double paned, energy efficient windows throughout. This is one smart home! Featuring 2 Ecobee thermostats and multiple temperature sensors. Wi-Fi enabled, front loading washer and dryer with small load upper units in main level laundry room (which also has a bonus refrigerator). Verizon FIOS business class 300 Mbps symmetric bandwidth available here. Ring Smart Home Security throughout home with motion lights and video surveillance of rear exit. Excellent location less than 1 mile from Route 1, restaurants, shopping and groceries. 5 miles to Fort Belvoir. Convenient, spacious, luxurious and smart- this home is ready for you! [Dawson Woods - $879,900]

4003 Gibbs St

Situated on a premium 0.47 acre flat lot, this 4 bedroom 2.5 bathroom Cape Cod is located in the beautiful Mount Vernon area. Cozy up by the wood burning fireplace in the living room that opens to the dining room. Cook in the light and bright remodeled kitchen. Unwind in the first floor bedrooms and full bathroom. Charming hardwood floors on the first and second floor. Head upstairs to the two generous sized bedrooms and full bathroom. Spread out in the finished basement and enjoy the abundant storage space. Grill, plant a garden or play outdoors, the options are endless with this enormous yard. Attached carport and workshop. Minutes to Ft. Belvoir, 15 mins to Old Town, close to the bike path along the Potomac River, and Mt. Vernon. [Sedgewick Forest - $564,900]

4012 Sulgrave Dr

Welcome home to an Oasis in the suburbs. Beautifully landscaped yard welcomes you to this 3 bed 3 bathroom remodeled home. Open floor plan boasts vaulted ceilings and lots of natural light. Gourmet kitchen with Stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops. Klipsch built-in audio speakers in the family room ceiling for movies and music. Spacious living room and dining room with hard wood floors. Arts and crafts style wooden doors throughout the house. Upstairs 3 bedrooms with hard wood floors. Separate master bath and hall bathroom with tile. Downstairs has inviting family room, laundry room, a third bathroom, and plenty of storage in built-in cabinetry. Wood burning fireplace and radiant heated floors on the lower level keeps you warm and cozy. Built-in office desk with granite and cabinets makes it a great place to tele-commute. Large added Sunroom for relaxing. Walk out to extra-large landscaped yard with sprinkler system and landscape lighting. Beautiful paver walk-way with stacked stone gardens in the front and back yard. Fenced back yard with large patio and stack stone gardens. Great place to entertain or relax. Large custom 2 Car garage and plenty of driveway space in a tree filled community close to George Washington Parkway with easy commutes to Belvoir, Old Town and DC. [Sulgrave Manor - $649,900]

9308 Allwood Dr

Welcome to one of the finest properties in the Mount Vernon area. This meticulously maintained home will exceed your expectations. The current owners have lovingly cared for their home and pride of ownership is evident throughout. Situated on a half acre lot, you'll enjoy entertaining in the large, beautifully landscaped fenced-in yard. There are so many upgrades (too many to list) that will give you peace of mind for years to come! Enjoy a short walk to Grist Mill Park for the summer concert series or George Washington's Mount Vernon for their seasonal wine festival. Minutes from Ft. Belvoir and the G.W. Memorial Parkway. Home warranty included! Copy and past into your browser to check out the virtual tour here: https://vimeo.com/403656534 [Mt Vernon Park - $650,000]

4296 Neitzey Pl

Exciting new price reflects the property's historically significant location on the grounds of George Washington's Mt. Vernon Estate! Palatial property on .87 acre grounds capitalizes on its gorgeous setting with soaring high ceilings, glass walls, and multi-level decks designed to capture the sweeping views of the Potomac River and surrounding wooded environment. Special features include: multi-story entry foyer, grand room sizes, elegant interior finishes, elevator, truly breathtaking master suite with dramatic river view, and his and hers private baths. Significant updates include roof replacement, some decking replacement, and HVAC. Nothing was spared in creating this unique one of a kind masterpiece! [Oxford - $1,550,000]

9115 McNair Dr

Home and neighborhood previously featured in Washington Post Home and Garden Section. Well appointed expanded Cape cod situated on a half acre of manicured grounds, located in the friendly Woodlawn manor neighborhood. This move-in ready home boasts 3 remodeled bathrooms and renovated kitchen, freshly finished basement with large egress windows, newer HVAC, newer top of the line Unico high velocity unit, newer high efficiency boiler, crown molding throughout the home, all newer vinyl windows and oversized master on the main with spectacular vaulted ceiling. Upper level floor plan includes a sprawling Jack and Jill bedrooms with one featuring a full length oversized closet and newly renovated shared bathroom. Newly installed French patio doors open to a composite built deck and large fenced in backyard perfectly designed for enjoying time with family and friends. This unique and one of a kind home is tucked away between Mount Vernon County Club and beautiful Grist Mill Park, with no thru traffic and historically safe streets. Metrobus 11Y, Fairfax Connector 151, and the Mount Vernon Memorial Trail surround and encompass the neighborhood making this home perfect for commuters to work, school, shopping and the accessibility to the DC and NoVa a breeze! [Woodlawn Manor - $795,000]

4417 Laurel Rd

A fantastic opportunity to own a 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with no HOA in desirable Mount Zephyr. This charming split foyer has plenty of potential and ready for your imagination! The kitchen has been recently renovated with light colored cabinets, stainless appliances, and vinyl plank flooring. The kitchen leads to the deck with a view of the fenced rear yard. Hardwood floors throughout the main level, including the master bedroom and 2nd bedroom. The living room features a wood burning fireplace. There are 3 bedrooms on the lower level with a second living room. Large shed in the back yard has electricity and perfect for a workshop or studio. Newer roof and new HVAC. Situated on a quiet, cul-de-sac street, yet so close to area shops and restaurants. [Mount Zephyr - $500,000]

9403 Ludgate Dr

Potomac River views from this lovely and spacious home. Walk down the private path to the river and the beach for bird watching, kayaking, sunning or yoga on the sand. Back at the house, main level master suite plus an elevator that accesses all 3 levels make day to day living easy. Terrific views from most of the rooms, including the walk-out lower level that includes high ceilings, a large rec room, wet bar, exercise room, 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths, screened porch and plenty of storage. 3 car garage that accesses a main level mud room is a convenient feature. Large kitchen with island adjoins breakfast room. Plenty of space for everyone with 5 bedrooms and 4 and 1 half baths. Beautifully maintained home with newer systems in one of Mount Vernon's prettiest neighborhoods. WATCH VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/shanahanproductions/9403LudgateUnbranded [Mount Vernon - $1,850,000]

8517 Cherry Valley Ln

This charming four bedroom three bath, two car garage home is nestled in the picturesque Riverside Estates neighborhood. It's easy to imagine yourself in this beautiful home with it's newly refinished hardwood floors and freshly painted walls. The main level features a large living room that flows into the dining room, a beautiful kitchen with granite counter tops, a cozy family room with fireplace, renovated bathroom, and your laundry room. All 4 bedrooms are located on the the upper level along with two full baths that have both been renovated. The lower level features additional entertaining space and a large workshop area. Or maybe you would enjoying spending extended periods of time in your large screened in porch overlooking a well manicured fenced in backyard. Home includes gas generator so you can rest assured your household can continue as usual during a power outage! Perfectly located minutes from historic Mt. Vernon, the Potomac River, Old Town Alexandria and Ft. Belvoir - this home is move in ready.*Matterport 3D Tour is available for you to walk through the property. The ceiling has been added to finish the front room in the basement(not seen in this tour). [Riverside Estates - $621,500]

4102 Robertson Blvd

Welcome to this updated colonial located minutes from Mansion House Swim Club & Mount Vernon Yatch Clubon on a quiet lane in a wonderful neighborhood of Mt. Vernon. The interior has been updated with fresh pain and newly refinished hardwood floors. The Kitchen features maple cabinets and stainless-steel appliances and casual dining area looking out to the picturesque backyard. Master bedroom boasts a fireplace, separate sitting area and updated Master Bathroom. A fully finished lower level with 10 ft ceilings offers a large recreation room with fireplace, a sauna and an in-law suite. , Furnace 2014, Windows replaced 2009, Hot water heater 2010. [Mt Vernon Grove - $749,999]

9304 Maybrook Pl

Enormous classic colonial in the heart of Mt. Vernon with long list of special features to include: refinished hardwoods throughout main and upper level, large room sizes, bright and light sun room on main level, 5 bedrooms on upper level including huge master suite featuring fireplace, 2 walk in closets, & large bath, spacious lower level has built in bar, 2 potential guest rooms/offices, full bath, and unfinished storage area. Multi-tier decking overlooks rear grounds creating a private oasis. Garage parking. Most space for the money in the Mt. Vernon area and priced to provide your own personal touches and to make this property truly your own! [Mt Vernon Grove - $695,000]

3402 Little Hunting Creek Dr

Amazing home in prime location. Well loved home with 4 bedroom 3 full bath, 2500+ sq, all on one level. Complete kitchen and bathrooms remodeled in 2018/2019. The home has wood floors, exposed beam, recess lighting, big family room off kitchen, huge rooms, impressive 2 level deck (July 2019), new roof (2018), back half of crawl space encapsulated (2019), 2 zone heat, nice lot, fenced all the way around, and so much more. Minutes to Ft. Belvoir, Ft. Hunt, Pentagon, DC, Andrews AFB, schools & shopping. This well kept home, in a sought after Mt Vernon school district, with a great location... won't last long. [Sunny View - $574,900]

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