Situated between Middleburg and Chantilly in Loudoun County is the unincorporated town of Aldie, Virginia. At the center of this town is the historic Village of Aldie which situated on U.S. Route 50 between Bull Run Mountains and Catoctin Mountains. You can also find Little Blue River flowing through this area. This community has always served as a gateway to Loudoun Valley. Aldie is a white collar commuter community that hosts numerous annual events such as the Treasures on the Turnpike in May and the Harvest Festival in October. Aldie got its beginning way back in 1765 when to brothers, James and George Mercer, built a mill in the area. The Little River Turnpike was completed in 1809, which prompted James Mercer’s son to draw up plans for a village that sat on 30 acres of land. It wasn’t long before a post office had been established and Aldie had a population of around 250 people.
Residents of Aldie, North Virginia, have a lot to love about owning a home here. First of all, they’re only 55 minutes away from Washington, D.C. via U.S. 50 East and I-66 East. This gives you easy access to places such as the National Firearms Museum located in the NRA headquarters at 11250 Waples Mill Road. This one of a kind museum features approximately 2,500 guns in a 15,000 square foot facility. Furthermore, you don’t have to go far to find a place to shop and dine. Located at 11750 Fair Oaks Mall is Fair Oaks Mall offering big name brand stores such as Sears, Lord & Taylor, Macy's, J.C. Penney, and Macy's Furniture Gallery. The mall has tasty food options such as the BRIO Tuscan Grill, Cinnabon, Cold Stone Creamery, and the Mezeh Mediterranean Grill. Additionally, there is DC USA located at 3100 14th St NW. This 890,000-square-foot shopping and entertainment complex features a modern design and is anchored by a few big-name retail stores and trendy eateries. Other alluring aspects of living in Aldie are the golf courses nearby. Some examples are the Washington Golf & Country Club which is at 3017 North Glebe Road in Arlington. The golf course sits on land once owned by Admiral M. Preston Rixey, Surgeon General of the Navy and White House physician. It’s been around since 1922 and was frequented by former Presidents of the United States such as Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, Harding, Coolidge, and Wilson. Then you have the Westwood Country Club in Vienna located at 800 Maple Avenue East.
When European settlers began establishing colonies in the area of modern-day Aldie, they brought with them their architecture. This can be seen firsthand with various single-family home plans that include French Country, Craftsman, Country, Bungalow, Shingle, Ranch, Traditional, Tudor, Northwestern, Prairie, Colonial, among others. All properties for sale in Aldie differ in style as well. Furthermore, Aldie homes offer an assortment of unique features that include mahogany wood trim, high-end appliances, wine cellars, lower-level entertainment areas, swimming pools, hot tubs, and wet bars. Available houses in Aldie vary in size from three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,626 square feet to seven bedrooms, ten bathrooms, and 8,417 square feet. Additionally, there is an excellent selection of apartments and condominiums on the market in Aldie offering different kinds of amenities. The same thing applies to townhomes for sale in Aldie, including pre-owned and newly constructed models. If you're planning on building a home here, can find plenty of lots for sale in Aldie as well. Real estate in the D.C. area sells fast, so please don’t hesitate to contact us today so we may assist you.