Reston VA is home to many businesses, with high-rise and low-rise commercial buildings that are home to shops, restaurants, offices, a cinema, and a hotel. Reston was the first modern planned community in the country. Reston lies within Farfax county and its about 18 miles from Washington DC.



Real Estate;

Homes
  • Median Home Price; $440,000
  • Unique; Area has mixed housing- Single homes, Condos, and Town homes.
  • Rental; 2bed2bath; $1,800/month
  • Geography of Reston; South Reston, Central Reston and North Reston.
  • Commute to Washington DC; (30-45 mins
  • Metro train-Silver line.

Economy:

  • Cost of Living; US average living index- 100
  • Reston- 146.8(cost of living higher)
  • Unemployment rate; 3.2%

 

Schools Resources;


What people like about Reston:

  • There is a vast network of bike and walking trails throughout the city and neighborhoods.
  • Metro -Silver line Nearby.
  • Dulles Airport Nearby.
  • Shops and restaurants and other amenities.


Reston and nearby Attractions

  • Visit Reston Town center-variety of resturants, unique shops, hotel and a outdoor skating rink.
  • National Air and Space Museum-display of massive space shuttle discovery,and other space related artifacts.
  • Frying Pan Farm Park-farm animals and wagon rides.
  • Visit Great Falls Park- national park with incredible views and hiking trails.
  • Reston Regional Library
  • Botanical Garden-95 acres of botanical garden.
  • John Wesley Powell Federal Building.
  • A Smith Bowman House.
  • Lake Fairfax Park- a 20 acre lake with carousel, picnic grounds and camping ground.
  • Reston Golf Course
  • Reston Zoo- Get up close and personal with animals such as zebra, aligators,ostrich, bison and more.


D. Resources

http://www.reston.org

http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com