Realtor - Amanda S. Davidson: Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

When you’re buying a home deciding on where you want to buy is a big decision. Kingstowne is an area many buyers select because of its close proximity to Washington DC, public transportation, amenities and access to daily needs. If you’re thinking about buying a townhouse in Kingstowne there’s a lot to consider.

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

Kingstowne Townhome Features to Consider

As a starting point, you’ll want to think about how many bedrooms and baths you’re looking for but, that’s just the basics.

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

There are many other features to consider when purchasing a townhome.

End unit vs. interior unit

Garage vs. no garage - 1 car vs. 2 car garage

Assigned parking

Yard – fenced in vs. open, patio, grass

Deck

Two or three levels

Basement vs. no basement – finished basement vs. unfinished

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

What Is It Like To Live In Kingstowne?

There are many neighborhoods within the Kingstowne community to consider. They all have their own personalities. Every neighborhood in the Kingstowne community is a part of the Kingstowne Residential Owners Corporation. This means that if you decide to buy in one of the neighborhoods you’ll be agreeing to abide by the rules they have in place. When you’re purchasing a home within an HOA you’ll receive a resale packet with the covenants and bylaws. It’s important to thoroughly read through it and be sure you’re comfortable with the rules.

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

Kingstowne Amenities

Living in Kingstowne also comes with its perks in the form of access to amenities. Kingstowne is unique because it has over 1,200 acres of green space and the owners association has done a wonderful job of maintaining it. Other amenities include –

  •         Aerobics Studio
  •         Community Centers - 3
  •         Fitness Centers - 2
  •         Multi-Purpose Courts - 3
  •         Outdoor Pools - 2
  •         Tennis Courts - 6
  •         Tot Lots - 25
  •         Volleyball Courts - 3
  •         Walking Trails – 22 miles

 

Kingstowne Lake is a beautiful area to enjoy, read more about it and other things to do in Kingstowne.

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

Commuting From Kingstowne

Traffic in Northern Virginia is a challenge and many residents find Kingstowne’s proximity to the beltway appealing. It’s also within minutes to two metro stations, Franconia-Springfield Metro and Van Dorn Metro. Many of the neighborhoods offer commuter bus stops making it just a quick walk to get your commute started.

 

Kingstowne Towne Center

 

Shopping and Dining In Kingstowne

Access to daily needs, entertainment, and dining are within minutes of every house in Kingstowne. The Kingstowne Towne center is home to two grocery stores, over 25 dining options, retail, and Kingstowne 16 Movie Theater. Other shopping centers in the area include Festival At Manchester Lakes, Landsdowne Center, and Hilltop Village Center. Just a few minutes down Franconia Road is Springfield Town Center, home to Target and plentiful retail and dining options.

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

Schools In Kingstowne

Depending on where your home is in Kingstowne will determine where the kids attend school. There are two high schools in the area, Hayfield and Edison. With the exception of homes in the North Village high school-aged children will attend Hayfield. Homes in the North Village tie to Edison High School. You can get more information about these schools at www.GreatSchools.org  – including test scores.

If you don’t have children something to consider when purchasing a townhome in Kingstowne is whether or not you want to live close to a school.

 

Buying A Townhouse In Kingstowne

 

Whether you’re looking to buy a townhouse in Kingstowne or just have questions about the area reach out to Amanda Davidson, amanda@amandadavidson.com or 703-431-3755. I have lived, worked, and played in Kingstowne for over 10 years and truly love it here. I’m always happy to answer questions!

 

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Amanda Davidson

Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group

Broker - Owner
Licensed in VA and DC

6485 Old Beulah Street
Alexandria, VA 22315

Cell: 703.431.3755
Fax: 703.562.7057




Comment balloon 13 commentsAmanda S. Davidson • September 08 2018 08:55PM

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this is a great shout out for Kingstowne - and anyone thinking of buying there should call the most knowledgeable realtor - Amanda S. Davidson 

Posted by Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA, (Keller Williams Capital Properties) 2 months ago

Lots to know...features to consider in finding your next happily ever agter ...and we know that in Kingstowne Amanda S. Davidson is the agent to call for all things real estate !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (EXP Realty 414-525-0563) 2 months ago

Good morning Amanda.  This is great information for anyone considering a townhouse in Kingstowne.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 2 months ago

Hello Amanda,  Kingstowne sounds like a great area and once again you are the Realtor to call about buying of selling  there!!!

 

Posted by Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!" (Hamm Homes) 2 months ago

Good morning Amanda - there are certainly many choices in townhomes at Kingstowne and it has so many great amenities.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 2 months ago

That sounds like a nice place to live and I am sure you will be right there to help anyone!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) 2 months ago

Kingstowne is lucky to have such a dedicated expert in you, people will be in good hands when they give you a call.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) 2 months ago

Great post, Amanda... you've got me sold on Kingstowne!

Posted by Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC) 2 months ago

You share wonderful information about Kingstowne.  The images really tell the story and make people want to give you a call to help them with their real estate needs. 

Posted by Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR® (Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage) 2 months ago

Amanda, great post for those buyers searching for a townhome in Kingstowne.   You are the expert to call for sure!

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) 2 months ago

Those are lovely townhomes and look as big as some houses. You are the one that buyers should call, Amanda.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 2 months ago

Thank you, everyone! This was a fun post to write, I always enjoy sharing what Kingstowne has to offer!

Posted by Amanda S. Davidson, Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale (Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group) 2 months ago

Amanda, you are the one to call in Kingstowne, as you have so much knowledge about this area!  Great job.

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) 2 months ago

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