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Living in Centreville, VA

Centreville, Virginia, is a community with one foot planted firmly in the present, and another in the formative years of the country. Located 20 miles west of Washington, D.C., Centreville is bordered to its southwest by the hallowed grounds of Manassas National Battlefield Park, and to its north by the Dulles International Airport. Old-growth deciduous forest fills the parks and natural areas of this residential community, lending the entire area a serene and classical quality. An influx of high-tech companies in the late 1990s and early 2000s has seen Centreville become a hot destination for people from all walks of life, and the area boasts a rich diversity of residents.

Out and About in Centreville, Virginia

The Washington metropolitan area provides its movers and shakers with plenty to do, and that's no less the case in Centreville. Local attractions like Sully Historic Site and The Winery at Bull Run satisfy the intellectual curiosity of both history buffs and those looking for a weekend spent sampling a local vintage. Chances are that any Centreville neighborhood will be clustered around a park or green space, with the crown jewel being Bull Run Regional Park, located in the heart of the community. Featuring miles of trails, athletic facilities, a water park and ample camping facilities, this park attracts visitors from all over the state.

Northeast of Bull Run Regional Park, at the intersection of highways 28 and 29, is Centreville's commercial hub. Here, big-box stores and Centreville restaurants offering up international fare give residents the full range of creature comforts.

Homes in the Heart of Fairfax County

Homes for sale in Centreville, Virginia can be found in every shape and size. From single-occupancy condominium units in quaint mid-rise buildings, to cozy townhomes and sprawling country estates, Centreville real estate can accommodate. Reflecting its proximity to the capital, as well as the success of local businesses, Centreville's schools and public services are among the best in the capital region.

While detached single-family homes in Centreville span the gamut of styles, they're typically built on spacious plots, providing plenty of breathing room. The best specimens are built along Colonial Revival and Cape Cod design lines, and feature exquisite brick-and-wood-panel facades.


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  • Surrounded by history, Centreville is home to the Sully Historic Site and bordered by the Manassas National Battlefield Park, the location where Union and Confederate soldiers clashed over the fields of Bull Run. The Winery at Bull Run combines the tales of local history with a delicious merlot.
  • Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy camping, hiking, a public shooting center and even a waterpark at the Bull Run Regional Park. The park also boasts a special events center which plays host to a variety of diverse activities and events including concerts, fairs, dog shows and ethnic festivals.

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Centreville Real Estate at a Glance

  • 280 Homes Sold*
  • 67 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $459,900 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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