Currently Listed Homes for Sale in The Reserve in McLean VA
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The Reserve in McLean VA
McLean, Virginia is known for its tree-lined rolling hills and high-class neighborhoods. Many move to McLean for the comfort of expansive homes surrounded by trees and other like-minded individuals, and The Reserve is not much different in that respect. There are aspects of The Reserve that many would be foolish to overlook, however. In this article, well take a look at The Reserve, what it’s like to live there, the styles of homes within the community, and get to know what truly sets it apart.
From the rolling green hills speckled with mature trees and strong and immaculate homes, The Reserve may seem at first like any other neighborhood in McLean. But The Reserve is more than that to the locals. It’s a refuge from the rushing city life and a haven from the traffic. With eloquent homes perfectly spaced with room to swim and enjoy a stroll, the residents can have their cake and eat it, too.
Anyone looking to have much-needed escape from the outside world, would do well to consider The Reserve as their new home. It offers space and a predictability not provided by many other such developments. And while the houses range from a whopping 12 million on down, there is sure to be a house in the area for you to call home.
Living at The Reserve
The Reserve has a separate and removed feel, and the fact that it was built outside The Beltway, contributes to that feeling. The commute to Washington D.C. is easy 30 minutes, making it ideal for many working in our Capital.
Most of the families that live in The Reserve are busy with their own lives: from work to sports games and then to vacation homes. But neighbors still find the time to interact with each other.
Living at The Reserve is pleasant, and, well…. reserved. There is a peaceful quiet that many yearn for after a day at the office. The tranquility is occasionally interrupted only by the faint buzz of a lawnmower or the song of a bird. This is the place for those looking to escape the busier life of Washington D.C.
The Reserve’s Real Estate
Each home at The Reserve has its own unique style and well-thought-out features. The mastermind behind sixty of The Reserve’s 168 houses, Peter Gulick, has this to say about it:
“The Reserve offered us an extraordinary opportunity to work our magic on the boutique home market. Those sixty Gulick Homes, each one unique, showcased the best we had to offer in elegant and timeless living solutions. There were simply not enough home sites to sate demand.”
From massive marble foyer columns to intricate woodwork details in the kitchen, each home offers its own type of personality and elegance. Some feature swimming pools and rounded driveways, and almost every home boasts artistically knotted wood flooring.
The most expensive home listed for sale in 2017-2018 on 7805 Meritage Lane was priced at $4,290,000. It featured a tasteful brick exterior with steps leading up to a solid dark wooden door. And the list expensive home on 854 Centrillion Drive was sold for $1,800,000.
Each front yard is immaculate and well taken care of by the HOA. Every tree and every bush intentionally placed and pruned. That’s another reason people choose The Reserve—the strict HOA guidelines help the neighborhood feel fresh and new day after day. The beauty in The Reserve is both within each in-and-exterior.
Current Market Conditions
From March through August 2018, The Reserve has been experiencing Buyers’ Market. There are 4 single family homes available for sale, and there was two (2) sales in the last 180 days. The Absorption Rate is 12 months – which means that The Reserve has 12 months of inventory. The market with 4-6 months of inventory is considered to be stable. In this market conditions, you as a buyer have more choices and very strong negotiating power.
Public Schools: Churchill Road Elementary, Cooper Middle and Langley High School.
McLean Private Schools: BASIS Independent McLean, The Langley School, The Potomac School, Brooksfield School, Montessori School of
HOA Fees ~ $450 a month.
Community Amenities: Common Grounds, Concierge, Security Gates and Security.
HOA Fees Cover: Common Area Maintenance (CAM), Lawn Care on the front of the property, Master Insurance Policy, Management.
HOA’s Official Website: http://www.thereservehoa.net/home.asp