Fair Woods Townhomes Fairfax VA

Fair Woods Townhomes Fairfax VA

Interested in Fair Woods townhomes in Fairfax VA?

Since we have found each other you likely are. Maybe you saw the community and typed ‘Fair Woods’ in a search. Or maybe you have had your eye on the community for some time.

Either way, welcome. I am expert in townhomes in Fairfax County, and this post will give you information about the Fair Woods neighborhood. If you want to get right to searching you can use our search tool.

Fairfax has a lot of great townhome communities. And a huge variety. Here is a guide to all of the different townhomes around Fairfax VA.

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FAIR WOODS Subdivision


The townhomes at Fair Woods were built on either side of the exit where Rt. 50 meets Fairfax County Parkway on the western side of Fairfax VA. Construction took place in the mid 1980s.

Fair Woods is within walking distance of the community is Pender Village Center. Grocery store, banking and other shops make this a popular spot for the residents.

The HOA is also active and occasionally works out discounts for residents from local business which can be found on their website.

The community is also just north of Fair Lakes and other large town centers like Fairfax Corner. If you think there is nothing to do in the suburbs, you were wrong. But that is ok, us suburbanites forgive you for thinking that.

The community is also adjacent to Penderbrook’s community golf course. You could likely walk there if you are up for lugging your clubs. Penderbrook is open to the public to apply for membership.

Most importantly, there are thousands of jobs in the area including the mall and shopping centers, Fairfax County Government Center, restaurants and multiple office parks.

Transportation is also good if you are leaving Fairfax or commuting. It is a short drive to Rt. 66 and also close to Dulles Airport where you can get a flight domestic or international.

Now that we know where they are, let’s look at the townhomes themselves.

Types of Townhomes in Fair Woods

The front of a townhome pictured. It has all brick siding and a mansard roof.
An example of an end unit townhome in Fair Woods. As you can see, it looks big and grand with the side entrance. The neighbor is connected only on the back of the townhome.

Fair Woods boasts more than 15 unique models of townhome according to their HOA website. This is also easily seen when driving through Fair Woods. The different exteriors of Fair Woods townhomes make it a very unique community in Fairfax.

The townhomes have many styles. They have some with covered porch areas and in the front with vinyl, and uniquely shaped bump-outs and roof lines. They also have more traditional townhomes that have similar exteriors to other neighborhoods. Vinyl and brick front siding are the options.

However, the biggest and best are the end units. They also come in different styles. The full brick end units have an entrance on the side. If you look at them from the front, you would think it is a detached home. And the square footage says the same, some of these townhomes come in at an estimated 2300+ sq ft with the basement.

Inside, there is a similar story. Lots of variety. These townhomes were built in the 1980s, so updating is seen throughout many of them. But there are also lots of thoughtful layouts by the original builders that make these townhomes different.

Tips for finding your townhome in Fair Woods

Look at what is on the market to see the different models. This community has a lot of homes, 465 to be exact. This also means that there is usually some homes for sale. Check out any that look appealing.

Be ready. Once you commit to this (or any) area, get yourself ready to move quickly. In a seller’s market, the winning offer is quick and well written (see the next point). In a buyer’s market, you will get a better price with a well written offer.

If needed, find a seller. Sometimes the right townhome is not coming on the market. We can help. We market for our buyers in neighborhoods of their choice to find the right property.

Team with an expert. Working with the right agent makes a huge difference. We do our research upfront on properties before you write an offer to get you the best result.

Fair Woods is another great townhome community in Fairfax VA. If you would like any more information contact us to get started.

Will Rodgers

Will is an award winning real estate agent, author and high tech marketing expert. Adopting a consultative approach he has helped hundreds of clients meet their real estate goals in the Northern VA real estate market.

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