Month: September 2014

Mixed-Use Communities & Your Health

Mixed-use communities, like One Loudoun, are popping up in places all over the United States.  Communities like these are widely considered the newfound answer to urban sprawl, providing convenient lifestyles to a wide range of homeowners.  Better yet, these master-planned developments are made even more desirable when they utilize the 10 Principles of New Urbanism.

While seemingly complex, navigating a mixed-use community is quite simple.  At One Loudoun, we have miles of paved walkways throughout the entire community.  This provides residents easy access to anywhere they need to go; their office, a friend’s house, the grocery store, the Plaza and more!

And without a doubt, living in and strolling about a mixed-use community is bound to have a positive impact on one’s health.  In an article by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mixed-use communities are praised for their accommodating sidewalks, making it easy for residents to include exercise in their daily lives.

At One Loudoun, we have even more ways for residents to stay fit and enjoy healthy lifestyles.  Our Central Park provides plenty of green space to explore, picnic with the family, or play a pick-up game of Frisbee.  A community Recreation Center will also give families access to a pool, fitness center, courts and playing fields.  And, the Fresh Market prides itself on providing local and fresh produce to those it serves.  With a strong focus on organic and natural products, this grocery store can provide families at One Loudoun all they need to maintain their fit lifestyles!

But physical health isn’t the only benefit of a community like One Loudoun.  When you live, work and complete your daily “to-do’s” all within the same community, your mental health might get a boost as well.  With everything you need close by, you could find yourself with extra time to do the leisurely activities you enjoy.  For many, this acts as a major stress reliever and improves quality of life.

Enjoying a healthier lifestyle is so easy to do when living in our mixed-use community.  Living in a beautiful, newly built home is just the cherry on top!  Our homes, built by Miller & Smith and Camberley Homes  provide families room to grow in a growing community.  One Loudoun is already one of the hottest communities in Northern Virginia, and we’ve only just begun!  For more information on One Loudoun and the benefits of living in a community like ours, visit Experience One Loudoun.

Our Single-Family Homes at One Loudoun!

Northern Virginia is known for its ideal location, beautiful homes, thriving communities and fruitful businesses. All of these factors make it a popular choice for all kinds of homebuyers, from young professionals with families to retiring Baby Boomers.

At One Loudoun, our community can offer even more to those interested in living in the Northern Virginia region.  Newly built single-family homes by both Miller & Smith and Camberley Homes provide homeowners with several incredible options when choosing to live in our mixed-use community.

Miller & Smith takes pride in building homes for those who “demand something different.” Their incredible attention to detail, focus on beautiful planning and design, and flawless integration with the One Loudoun community make their homes a wonderful choice for all.  At One Loudoun, Miller & Smith’s brand new “Downtown Collection” is certainly garnering praise.  ‘Must see’ kitchens, porches and studios, 4 bedrooms with the option for additional loft, 2.5 bathrooms and a 2-car garage provide an expansive dwelling, ideal for a growing family.

The luxury division at Winchester Homes, Camberley Homes, is known for bringing an innovative and personal design process to their home building.  And at One Loudoun, they bring all this and more!  Nationally recognized for “architectural excellence, design innovation and supreme craftsmanship,” their collaborative design methods cater directly to the homebuyer.  You’ll find exactly what you’re looking for with Camberley Homes!

Set in a mixed-use, masterfully planned development, all new single-family homes at One Loudoun bring with them the advantages of living in a wonderful community.  Our expertly designed community makes the conveniences of everyday life, well, even more convenient!  Paved walking paths can be found throughout One Loudoun, providing easy access for residents.  With The Fresh Market, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, great restaurants, Central Park, the Plaza, future shops and so much more all just steps away from beautiful newly built homes, our community perfectly blends today’s lifestyles with traditional design.

Here at One Loudoun, we are so thrilled to see more and more families choosing our community for their new home. We can’t help but get excited to welcome the newest homeowners to the neighborhood, so consider living in a mixed-use community like ours and take a look at the new homes available at One Loudoun!

Northern Virginia’s Exceptionally Strong Housing Market

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – Loudoun County is an incredible county to call home.  It just doesn’t get any better than this, literally!  Loudoun County has been repeatedly recognized for being the most affluent county in the country, the best county in the nation, leading the country in population growth, and one of the best places for businesses and homeownership.

Now, in most recent news, InTheCapital reports incredible gains for the DC Metro’s housing market, with emphasis on the Northern Virginia region.  New data from Realtor.com showed that the DC market was one of 10 top metro areas poised to experience “significant growth in home sales” this third quarter of 2014.

As the third quarter wraps up at the end of September, time will tell if these predictions ring true.  And, with the gains we’ve seen just this past year alone, we have every reason to believe the progress will continue!

“Our June data shows monthly inventory picking up in markets already experiencing price increases and fast property turnover.  These dynamics will result in strong home sales and extend the buying season past the usual June/July peak to later in the third quarter,” says Jonathan Smoke, the chief economist at Realtor.com.

When house hunters start their search in Northern Virginia, they’ll be looking for the idyllic new home community to call home – and they’ll find just that with One Loudoun!  Our newly built single-family homes, by both Miller & Smith and Camberley Homes, give homebuyers options when they look for their next space at One Loudoun.

But One Loudoun is more than just a neighborhood with new homes in a great region – our New Urbanist, mixed-use development provides residents with an incredibly convenient, progressive and innovative lifestyle.  One Loudoun has it all –variety of casual and upscale restaurants, a central park, community events, an outdoor amphitheater, and plans for so much more, including expanding retail.  With walkability for our residents in mind, as well as the health of the environment, our community promotes green transportation providing miles of paved walking paths, taking families from here to there.  Everything imaginable is just steps away!

If this sounds like a lifestyle you can imagine yourself living, stop by Experience One Loudoun to learn more!

Source: InTheCapital