Homes for Sale in Lake Barcroft
Lake Barcroft is a fabulous neighborhood in Falls Church that features 1000 homes clustered around a 135-acre private lake. Most of the homes for sale in Lake Barcroft were built between 1950 and 1960, and the majority were custom designed and built. The variety of architectural styles, the different sizes and types of lots, and the quality of construction makes homes in Lake Barcroft highly desirable.
One of the first major real estate developments in Fairfax County, Lake Barcroft also boasts one of the area’s largest concentrations of mid-century modern style architecture, designed by such noted architects Charles Goodman and Max Borges. While some homes are still in their original condition, many other homes for sale in Lake Barcroft have been renovated extensively, giving buyers a wide selection of price points and home styles.
Homes for sale in Lake Barcroft are nestled in rolling hills, meandering curves, and a leafy canopy; but the real attraction is the lake itself. All residents enjoy access to the lake for fishing, swimming, and all manner of water play. There are five sandy beaches that are staffed with lifeguards during the summer months. A favorite activity is cruising on large, electric powered “party barges’. The neighborhood also features nature paths, manicured gardens, common spaces, and a wide array of wildlife. In cold winters, residents also enjoy ice skating.
The Lake Barcroft community is close-knit and collaborative. The neighborhood has a very strong neighborhood association and community clubs that offer a wide variety of opportunities for all sorts of hobbies and interests. The well-used “Lakelink” listserve is a great asset for neighbors to share resources and perspectives. The monthly Lake Barcroft Newsletter is truly a gem: professional, entertaining and informative articles, reports and photography that both reflects and celebrates the intelligence, experiences, and personalities of this charming neighborhood.
Popular Activities in Lake Barcroft Include:
Labor Day Games at the beach
Cardboard boat races
4th of July Parade
Newcomers Club Events
Ice Cream Social
Lake Barcroft is 7 miles from Washington DC and convenient to :
Mosaic District shopping and dining
Falls Church City
Route 50, Route 7, and Columbia Pike
East Falls Church Metro
Learn more about the Lake Barcroft Community on the Lake Barcroft Association website
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