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

3441-C Little Hunting Creek Dr

You do not want to miss this gorgeous, Craftsman style home in the heart of Mt. Vernon! From your adorable front porch, you open the door and are greeted with spacious luxury - perfect for our current times where we are working and living at home! So much flexibility, starting with a spacious live/work living area. Showing as a more formal living room, this space could easily be a fantastic office or play area. Hardwood flooring throughout the main level guides you to a bright, wide-open kitchen area with a huge eat-in table space and family room with a stunning, floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace. The kitchen includes a large pantry, granite and large island with stainless steel appliances. On the upper level, you will find four oversized bedrooms and two full bathrooms. The master bedroom features two walk-in closets and a private bathroom, complete with a beautiful mosaic tiled soaking bathtub and separate glass enclosed, tiled shower. A fully finished, carpeted basement has so much more to offer! An additional bedroom and full bathroom provide a great sanctuary for guests or perfect for an au pair suite. A large rec room offers endless possibilities as an entertaining space! This stunning, award-winning, custom solar home has the highest standard in low energy building by Earth Craft Homes. Keep your electric bill at an amazingly low cost with a Home Energy Rating System (HERS) of 38, which includes charging an electric car every evening. Conveniently located near lots of shopping and restaurants, the Huntington Metro stop, and major commuting routes makes 3441-C Little Hunting Creek Drive a MUST-SEE home! Come to check out this beauty, you won't regret it! [Sunny View - $799,900]

4202 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy

Beautiful Center Hall Colonial in the Stately and Sought-After Community of SOUTHWOOD. This 4/5 bedroom, 4 bathroom*2 full-2half*, 2 car garage home was completely renovated in late 2017. Everything to include, roof, windows, floors, kitchen, all bathrooms , large capacity hot water heater, Nest Thermostat, Google Ring, and Extensive Landscaping are all less than 3 years new. Only a short walk away from George Washingtons Mount Vernon and located on one of his Five Original Farms, note the plaque on the front of your new home. You will find the home on a lovely tree line private access lane. It boasts a near half-acre lot complete with a large patio plus a beautiful brand new Cedar & Tin-Roofed *12 x 14 foot* Gazebo and includes a Fully Fenced Yard. A gas line for your BBQ and an area for a fire-pit complete the perfect location to be able to Vacation at Home! The MAIN LEVEL welcomes you with a generously sized center-hall foyer and beautiful hardwood floors thru-out. The renovated kitchen offers granite, custom cabinetry, high-end stainless appliances (including a new gourmet gas range) and a large breakfast bar. An abundance of windows and glass doors overlook the lovely back yard. The open plan kitchen leads seamlessly into the family room with a beautiful custom brick fireplace, which was recently converted to an easy, mess free, and remote activated Gas Fire. There is a large Office / Zoom Room off of the foyer with solid doors to allow for a private work space. A Truly Beautiful and Over-sized Dining Room with an adjoining Den/Bar/Office complete the main level. All of the 4/5 bedrooms are located on the UPPER LEVEL. The king-size Owners Suite has walk-in closets plus a lovely sitting room complete with sink and vanity. The en-suite bathroom is off of the first walk-in closet. The current owners have created a spectacular 2nd custom dressing room/ walk-in closet in the former 5th bedroom. It has to be seen to be believed- sadly the shoes do not convey - but the custom space for yours does. The integrity of the 5th bedroom has not been affected, so if you wish to remove the custom shelving it would easily become a 5th bedroom again - but wait till you see it! The additional 3 bedrooms on the upper level are all very generously sized with great closet space. Speaking of closet space, there are 2 HUGE hall closets that have to be seen to truly appreciate, additionally there is an access door to storage over the garage from the main bedroom. A fully renovated hall bath, with additional storage cabinet that conveys, completes this marvelous upstairs layout. The finished LOWER LEVEL is over 500 square foot of impeccable space which offers a large variety of uses. It has an over-sized Rec-Room, Renovated Half-Bath, large separate Laundry Room, and a Utility Room with lots of storage. It also has an additional area that could be used for Study or Home Schooling and/or a Gym and Yoga area. Enjoy easy access to major commuter routes to Fort Belvoir, Quantico, and The Pentagon. Old Town Alexandria, National Airport and DC are all easily accessed along the beautiful and traffic light free GW Memorial Parkway. Walk or bike to GWs Mount Vernon and the Wildlife Rich Bike and Running Path. Come and see this amazing home, before it is too late, and make it yours, WELCOME HOME! [Southwood - $779,000]

3517 Surrey Dr

South Carolina coastal charm in the heart of Mt. Vernon! This fabulous custom home was inspired by the "Southern Living" portfolio of "low country" homes which have traditionally graced the South Carolina coast. The home was customized by architect and custom built to preserve the underlying character of its distinctive style while complimenting its magnificent estate like setting. One of the top priority design goals was to accommodate premium one level living. This is manifested by open spaces, wide doorways, and spacious main level master suite. Other special features include: attractive columned front portico, spacious bright white kitchen, family room opening to sun room, main level office/den, second master suite on upper level, two additional bedrooms connected by "Jack and Jill" bath, hardwood floors, and true oversized sideload 2 car garage. Spectacular 32 ft x 27 ft deck with gazebo overlooks stunning almost acre verdant fairway like grounds. Tired of the same old? Come see this truly charming custom gem! [None Available - $998,500]

3713 Washington Woods Dr

Amazing 3 level Colonial in the heart of Mt. Vernon, located on one of George Washington's original farms . 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3-car garage with ample storage. Huge back yard, entertainment deck, and private downstairs mother in-law suite. Hardwood floors throughout the main level, plus private office, dining, entertainment room & sitting room. Four bedrooms and 2 bath's are upstairs, plus a fully private in law suite with full kitchen & private bath in the lower level. Downstairs also can dual as media room, extra office, and exercise room depending on needs. Two zoned HVAC system installed. Open kitchen concept with island with Stainless Steel appliances. Home shows beautifully, and meticulously maintained. Home has been virtually staged to show multiple furniture options, and check out both virtual tours in the listing. Minutes to the gates of Mt Vernon Estate, The George Washington Gristmill & Distillery, Route 1, Ft Belvoir and I-95. [Washington Woods Potomac - $1,075,000]

9370 Mount Vernon Cir

Something for everyone! With your home located 1 block from the Potomac River, walk to your boat slip located at the neighborhood floating docks with tennis courts, picnic tables, and fire pits. Need space for an in-law or nanny? Find it in the finished walkout lower level complete with ensuite bedroom and bathroom as well as a private entrance. Do you dream of a large walk-in closet? Walk-into your large custom built closet with plenty of natural light. Love to entertain? Do it year round under your covered bluestone patio with trek decking surround, built in grill and mini fridge, with living as well as dining zones. Looking for a bonus space? Step into the extension of your home in a space suitable for endless uses - car collection, home gym, water craft storage, or the hobby you never had room for! The ease of the 4th story walkup attic allows an option for expansion if finished. Floor plans available in docs section. [Mt Vernon On the Potomac - $1,595,000]

3809 Colonial Ave

Mature trees line the street. Children play in their front yard and neighbors wave as they walk by. This neighborhood is tucked away yet conveniently close to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate, the running and biking trails on the George Washington Parkway, Mansion House Swim Club and Mount Vernon Country Club. Welcome to 3809 Colonial Ave. This elegant home offers almost 6000 square feet of incomparable features. Hardwood floors throughout the home set the foundation of elegance. Pass through the living room and separate dining room on your way to the heart of the home. An open floor plan provides seamless transition from the kitchen to the family room. Dinner inside or outside at the gourmet outdoor kitchen? This home provides many options. A quiet evening on the screened in porch or movie night in the THX rated movie theater, complete with movie seats? Take a swim in the 17 foot temperature Endless Pool, relax in the Sundance hot tub or both? Unique features abound. Located behind the kitchen is a combination laundry room and butler's pantry. This is an entertainer's dream! Prep food and store dishes while keeping the kitchen and dining area clutter free. The built in cabinetry complete with two built in desks, provides extra room for storage, a place to fold clothes or a place to study. Pass through the laundry room/pantry to a home within a home. An exquisite kitchen with a sitting area, a bedroom with an en suite bathroom complete with a jetted tub are all accessible from a private entrance located on the side of the house. This is perfect as an in-law or au pair suite. Have family or friends coming to stay for an extended period of time? This offers the privacy of a separate apartment, space to have some alone time while still mingling and being a part of the family. The second floor offers a light filled 400 square foot master bedroom, a master bath with a soaking tub and double sinks. Winter clothes in the back closet and summer clothes in the front closet? With two closets totaling 32 feet in length, options abound. Three additional bedrooms complete the second floor. The large second bedroom has a walk-in closet and en suite bathroom. It offers ample space for a study room, play room, arts and crafts room or an inviting guest bedroom. An office in the finished basement offers a quiet and private workplace. Additional outstanding features include a 3 car detached garage with a second story that can be used as a workshop or additional storage, a vegetable garden complete with a sprinkler system, a generator that powers 75% of the home and over 1000 square feet of storage. [Colonial Acres - $1,299,999]

8814 Surrey Ct

Uniquely attractive property featuring stately colonial exterior, stunning open floor plan, and premier location on quiet cul-de-sac just one mile from Mount Vernon Estate. Special features include: dramatic two story entry foyer, main level office, spectacular open kitchen to family room with fireplace and skylights, hardwood floors, new carpet, spacious master suite, huge basement space providing ample opportunity to customize to your liking, and 2 car garage. Truly amazing 40 ft x 18 ft covered porch and open deck overlooks private fenced rear grounds. Special property provides a combination of size, features, and location typically found in $1,000,000+ properties. An excellent value! [Surrey At the Potomac - $850,000]

3809 Kings Hill Ct

Working from home has never been easier, but you might have to fight over who gets which one. This house has space for two home offices without sacrificing a bedroom—a custom office on the patio level, and a sunny corner bay window office on the main level behind glass French doors. The patio level office gleams with custom hardwood built-ins, including a six-foot desk with drawers uniquely located on top to keep them out of the way. The office has over 100 linear feet of adjustable bookshelves, 20 linear feet of file cabinets, and a highboy credenza with drawers, cabinets, and pullout workspaces. It’s all wired with multiple ports for Ethernet and USB, and a separate electric circuit that can accommodate dozens of home office appliances and equipment. The office is currently served by Gigabit FiOS that, when combined with a mesh Wi-Fi, provides high-speed internet to every room in the house. Also on the patio level are a recreation room with a well-maintained custom billiard table and custom lighting, an exercise room, a full bath with custom therapeutic shower, a large multi-purpose room suitable for use as a guest bedroom, media room, or virtual education classroom, and a 275 square foot climate-controlled storage room. The centerpiece of the open-plan main floor is a high-ceilinged great room with gas fireplace, a sunroom, and kitchen. The walls of windows in the great room and sunroom overlook the patio, forest, butterfly garden, and bird feeders. The south exposure is perfect for nurturing your orchids and other exotic houseplants. The kitchen alone exceeds 300 square feet, not including a huge pantry, and seemingly has acres of meal preparation space. It has a large island with cabinets below, stainless appliances (including a LG French door refrigerator/freezer and Bosch dishwasher), cherry cabinets, and granite countertops throughout. The laundry room, including a gas dryer, is located between the kitchen and the garage. On the front of the house are the dining room and a lovely parlor. The great room, sunroom, parlor, and main-floor office are served by lighted Casablanca or light-capable Emerson fans. Getting to the patio from the main floor could not be easier. Just walk down the cast aluminum spiral staircase, custom-made by The Iron Shop in Broomall, Pennsylvania. Upstairs are the 400 square foot master bedroom, a 100 square foot tiled master bath with shower, and Jacuzzi tub, plus two walk-in closets. Also on this level are the main bath and three additional bedrooms, one of which has a walk-in closet. Each bedroom has a Casablanca or Emerson lighted fan. The second floor has its own heating and air conditioning zone. You won’t worry about leaves clogging the downspouts because you’ll have Gutter Helmets on all the rain gutters. You can’t run out of hot water because you’ll have a Rinnai tankless water heater powered by inexpensive natural gas. Your furnace will provide just the right winter air quality because it has an Aprilaire steam humidifier attached. There’s even a second electric panel with loads of spare capacity protected by a whole-house surge protector. The 2,000+ square foot patio is a work of art. Along its scalloped knee wall are six maple-flame post-mounted Apollo natural gas lanterns, made by Legendary Lighting in Flowood, Mississippi. The patio is shaded by mature elms, river birches, red crepe myrtle, and a lone red maple. Below the patio is a conversational firepit, also supplied with natural gas. The patio and yard have been used for everything from evening refuge, quiet family gatherings, casual social functions to multiple wedding receptions. When the weather is just too nice to work inside, take your laptop outside and work on the patio. This home has been updated throughout to make it move-in ready. The carpet and paint are both new throughout the house, and the hardwood floors are newly refinished. [Dawson Woods - $1,250,000]

8506 Hallie Rose Pl

Welcome home! This three level town home in perfectly located near the metro and is great for commuters. This one won't last long, it is priced to sell! Featuring three levels of living, three full bathrooms and one half bath. Lower level could be easily converted into a guest space, den, office, hobby room or second living room. Two car, attached garage and two parking spaces in rear of this home offer ample room for storage and parking. With current new construction in the neighborhood is starting above $600,000 this home is a bargain. Built by Ryland Homes in 2004. Don't wait contact us to schedule a showing. [Skyview Park - $444,900]

3130 Woodland Ln

High-end custom home built by Reputable Class A Builder, Endeavor Design & Build. Delivery in late Spring 2021. Gorgeous 5 Bedrooms, 4 Full & 2 Half Baths new home featuring over 5,500 square feet of luxurious finishes in an established Alexandria neighborhood. Enter through your front porch, the Main Level has huge Family Room with coffered ceilings and gas fireplace, and opens to the Gourmet Chef's Kitchen with Island, upgraded countertops, plenty of cabinet space and Breakfast Nook. Butler's Pantry leads to the Formal Dining Room. Formal Living Room and Half Bath round out the Main Level. Second level features 4 Bedrooms and 3 Full Baths including the expansive Master Suite with luxurious soaking tub, shower, his and her vanities, and huge walk in closet. Also on the second level is the Laundry Room with storage. The space keeps going with the optional finished loft -- perfect for a media room, play room or office (not included in list price). The fully-finished lower walk-out level features a sprawling Rec Room with Half Bath and additional 5th Bedroom and Full Bath. Two car attached Garage. Lovely neighborhood with community access to Little Hunting Creek. Perfectly located with easy access to GW Parkway, Route 1 and Old Town, your new home is close to shopping, dining and so much more. Call today to customize your new home! SEE THE BUILDER'S ALLOWANCES & OPTIONS IN DOCUMENTS! Finishes displayed in rendering photos are for illustration purposes only. [Woodland Park - $1,200,000]

8593 Wyngate Manor Ct

This stunning, brick front end-unit townhome is move-in ready! Bright natural light fills the spacious, open floorplan. Main level boasts hardwood floors and gorgeous trim detail in the living and dining rooms. Chef's kitchen features ceramic tile and center island, which opens to a breakfast area with bay window and a cozy gas fireplace. The upper level boasts a luxurious master suite with walk-in closet, en-suite bath with dual sinks, soaking tub and separate glass shower plus two additional bedrooms, another full bathroom and laundry room for ultimate convenience. The lower level has a walk-out recreation room and a half bathroom. Backing to trees, it is easy to enjoy the peace and quiet on the upper private deck or lower wooden platform deck. You'll appreciate the 2 car garage and plenty of guest parking. Located minutes to Ft. Belvoir, Mount Vernon and Old Town Alexandria. [Wyngate Manor - $534,900]

8272 Safarian Way

Quick Delivery pick your colors. Armedas incredibly energy efficient towns community, all UPGRADED homes come with 3 bedrooms 2 full baths 2 half baths a 4th level loft, 2 car garage. Main level deck off Lounge, main level balcony off living room, optional balcony of master. Laundry Bedroom level, low maintenance design and finishes, enginereed flooring on Mainlevel, entry and hallways, smart home ready, opt alarm, birch cabinetry, quartz counterotops, LED lighting thru-out, Energy Star Appliances, Tankless energy efficient water heater, energy efficient HVAC, smart ready home, our standards are everyone else's upgrades. NEW definition of GREEN. NGBS Cert, close proximity to 95, schools shopping & metro to downtown Washington DC, legendary attractions, dining, shopping, major employment centers, Mt. Vernon Hospital, Amazon HQ2, and Reagan airport [None Available - $726,000]

3818-B Needles Pl

COMPLETELY RENOVATED GORGEOUS 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, ready to move in condo. Renovation included hardwood floor, new carpet, upgraded kitchen, new appliances and renovated bathrooms. . Easy access to public transportation and shopping centers. This is a MUST SEE PROPERTY AND WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR LONG. Offers will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Every individual coming to see this property is required to adhere to the rules of COVID-19. Please note that no one will be allowed to view the property without being properly protected. A 2-hour notice is required for all appointments. Contact listing agent for showing [Sequoyah - $236,000]

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