In Mount Vernon, you’ll find an array of housing options, shopping, restaurants, and even a country club.

  • SPACIOUS LOTS: Lot sizes in Mount Vernon vary widely, though its standard lot parcels are noticeably more spacious than many suburbs of Fairfax County.  A large number of Mount Vernon home buyers choose the area because they want more yard space than other neighborhoods provide.
  • HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE: All the land which makes up Mount Vernon was once a part of the farms of George and Martha Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate. Mount Vernon is one of the few neighborhoods in Fairfax County that features a fantastic collection of well-preserved architecture.
  • EXCITING ESTABLISHMENTS: Mount Vernon is near the Route 1 corridor which offers hundreds of Yelp-rated establishments including restaurants, gyms, bars, and shopping.
  • BEAUTIFUL WATERFRONT HOMES: The part of Mount Vernon closest to the grounds of the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens offers beautiful waterfront homes. Bound by water on three sides few areas afford their residents easier access to the Potomac.

Mount Vernon real estate can be tricky to navigate given the fluctuation in sales price from one to neighborhood to another within close proximity of one another. Contact Abraham Walker, your Northern Virginia Real Estate Agent, for great recommendations and advice if you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Mount Vernon.


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7 Things Mount Vernon Real Estate Buyers Should Know

  • Having a car is essential even though there are good bus routes that support those that commute to the Pentagon or DC.
  • Mount Vernon has a home for buyers of every budget. Whether you’re looking for a condo, townhouse, or single-family home.
  • Mount Vernon homes typically sit on spacious lots.
  • Mount Vernon homes are zoned to Fairfax County Public Schools
  • A number of the neighborhood’s original homes still stand, though some have since been replaced with newer custom-built homes.
  • Home sizes vary, ranging from 2,000 to more than 10,000 square feet.
  • Prices for Mount Vernon homes for sale can range from $500,000 to more than $3,000,000.



Mount Vernon Maps and Location


Located 17 miles from Washington DC, the GW Parkway makes the

Mount Vernon is somewhat of a boater’s paradise with several communities having their own private marinas.

Mount Vernon is under the 22309 Fairfax County zip code.

Zip codes near Mount Vernon include 22315,22308, 22307, and 22306.

Mount Vernon Area Neighborhoods

Sequoyah condos offers some of the most affordable condominiums in Fairfax County. It’s a ideal location for communters because of its proximty to public transportation.

Pinewood Lake subdivision is comprised of about 550 federal style townhouses on what was formerly the Muddy Hole Farms part of George Washington’s estate. Pinewood Lakes features 25 acres of common grounds which include walking trails and a lake.

Riverside Estates, is tucked away in the cove of the Potomac tributary just off Route 1 and Mount Vernon Highway.

Mt Vernon Valley is a community of single-family homes built between the 1950 and early 2000s. Most of the homes are split foyer and ramblers with 3 to 4 bedrooms.



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Mount Vernon Fairfax Schools

Students living in Mount Vernon are assigned to the Fairfax County Public School system. Fairfax County Public Schools is an elite, public school district located in Falls Church, VA. As the 10th largest school division in the U.S., FCPS serves a diverse student population of more than 188,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12. Most students living in Springfield will attend schools in the West Springfield and Lee pyramids while a few will fall under the Annadale pyramid.

FCPS students can take Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) classes in high school; the division offers the IB middle years program and the IB primary years program in select schools.


Elementary Schools

  • Washington Mill Elementary School at 9100 Cherrytree Drive. Washington Mill ES serves students grades K-6. To view school ratings click here.
  • Riverside Elementary at 8410 Old Mount Vernon Road. Riverside ES serves students grade K-6. To view school ratings click here.
  • Mount Vernon Woods Elementary at 4015 Fielding Street. Mount Vernon Woods ES serves students grades K-6. To view school ratings click here.
  • Woodley Hills Elementary at 8718 Old Mount Vernon Road. Woodley Hills ES serves students grades K-6. To view school ratings click here.
  • Woodlawn Elementary School at 8505 Highland Lane. Woodlawn ES serves students grades K-6. To view school ratings click here.
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Middle Schools

  • Whitman Middle School at 2500 Parkers Lane. Whitman MS serves students grades 7-8. To view school ratings click here.
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High Schools

  • Mount Vernon High School at 8515 Old Mount Vernon Road. Mount Vernon HS serves students grades 9-12.To view school ratings click here.
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Private Schools near Mount Vernon

  • Brentwood Academy at 3725 Nalls Road
  • Engleside Christian School at 84218 Highland Lane
  • Aquinas Montessori School at 8334 Mount Vernon Highway
  • Blessed Sacrament School at 1427 West Braddock Road
  • St. Louis Catholic School at 2901 Popkins Lane
  • St Aidan's Episcopal Day School at 8531 Riverside Road
  • St. Luke's Day School at 8009 Fort Hunt Road


To find an updated list of all Mount Vernon real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Abraham Walker at with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year, information provided above is considered accurate but not guaranteed. Please double check by visiting the Fairfax County Public Schools’ website.


Fun Things to Do Near Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon's biggest attraction is George Washington's Mount Vernon. It's a national landmark and tribute to America's founding father. Guest tours the historic mansion where George and Martha Washington, the gardens, grounds and even Washington's tomb.

Mount Vernon homes are merely minutes away from many entertainment, dining, and retail options. 

Here are just some of the must-visit places in and around Mount Vernon:


  • Grist Mill Park
  • Byron Park
  • Huntley Meadows Park


  • Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant
  • RT's Restaurant
  • Cedar Knoll
  • El Paso Mexican Restaurant
  • Su Pollo
  • Famous Dave's


  • Giant
  • Safeway
  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Megamart
  • Bestway


  • Home Goods
  • Target
  • Marshalls
  • Ross for Less
  • Fabric Place


  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
  • Mount Vernon Trail
  • Torpedo Factory Art Center
  • Escape Room Live Alexandria
  • Huntley Meadows Park
  • King Street Trolley
  • Old Town Waterfront

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Homes in Mount Vernon include luxury custom homes, traditional tract homes, planned communities, condominiums, lofts, townhomes, and apartment homes.

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