Reston Real Estate: The Beauty of the Uplands Neighborhood

This is a sponsored post from Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. For a more complete picture of home sales in your neighborhood, contact her on Reston Real Estate.

The Uplands is the quintessential Reston neighborhood — while it is convenient to all major roads, it feels like it is miles away from everything.

As one of Reston’s older neighborhoods, and one that borders Lake Fairfax Park, the wooded areas are well-established. Uplands has a great layout with just two access points. While there is a convenient secret short cut over to Route 7, for the most part the people who travel on Ring Road live in Uplands.

The Uplands neighborhood includes both townhome clusters and single-family homes in a wide variety of styles, from ranch styles houses to large contemporary and pretty much everything in between. One of the best features of Uplands is the toddler- and young kid-oriented Uplands pool. OK, adults enjoy playing in the pool’s fountains too.

There is also a huge recreation area that includes two tennis courts, a full-sized basketball court and a baseball diamond. For those who like walking their dogs in the woods, or just going for a great hike, there is easy access into Lake Fairfax Park via the Buttermilk Creek trail. And in the winter, Uplands has the best sledding hill around.

Uplands is about a five-minute drive to Reston Town Center, and same to the Reston Metro Station. But the neighborhood is so tranquil and beautiful, you may never want to leave.

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