Annandale

At a Glance

  • Public Transportation: Bus
  • Walk Score: 41
  • Grocery Stores: H Mart, Giant, Safeway
  • Local High Schools: Annandale, Falls Church, Woodson, J.E.B. Stuart, Thomas Jefferson for Science and Technology

Geography

Annandale is comprised of just under 8 square miles and is approximately 12 miles Southwest of Washington, DC.

Smack-dab in Annandale town’s center is where Route 236, Columbia Pike, and Backlick Road all intersect. To the west is Interstate 495, the highway that circles Washington D.C, commonly known as “The Beltway.”

Located just off of Interstates 395 and 495, it is nestled in just west of Alexandria City and just north of Springfield.

Transportation

Bus service links Little River Turnpike to the Pentagon Metro Station, transporting commuters in under 30 minutes.  Annandale’s close proximity to both 395 and 495 provide for easy commuting by car.

Property Types

A variety of properties are available in Annandale, from historical homes and new build communities to contemporary condos. Homes in Annandale can range greatly in pricing, but you will never be too far from parks, schools, retail amenities, or urban areas like DC and Arlington.

Things to Do

For R&R with a good dose of fresh air, visitors and residents can enjoy the Hidden Oaks Nature Center or any number of parks in the area.  In the evenings and colder weather, there are indoor sporting and activity centers, bowling, and dozens of highly renowned international restaurants.

Interesting Fact

Annandale derives its name from Annandale village, at the mouth of the Annan river in Scotland.

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