In the beautiful countryside of Northern Virginia, Sterling homes sit along the Potomac River between the cities of Great Falls and Ashburn. The town itself is made up of 8 smaller community neighborhoods, including the 2,500 acre planned community of the Cascades. The entire area has a rich heritage and deep sense of history, and the residents are proud of the fact that so many of the homes on Sterling real estate are enrolled with the National Register of Historic Places. While there has been a lot of recent growth in the town, the older residential neighborhood of Broad Run Farms was founded in 1952 and is known for its highly wooded old-growth trees, large lots, and a voluntary civic association for its wide variety of housing. The newer neighborhoods like CountrySide and Sterling Park were designed with modern needs in mind, offering shopping centers, schools, and other community building needs right in their neighborhoods.
Sterling is home to many people who commute into Washington D.C., but it also provides local jobs with a variety of businesses and branch offices for major companies that have taken up residence there. For instance, Paxfire and Neustar are just two of the companies headquartered in Sterling that have an annual income of 20 million dollars or more, and other businesses like Geo Trans and Orbital Science have 1,000 employees or more working in their local offices. With such a strong economic base, it’s easy to understand why people are drawn to the area, and the families who come for the employment opportunities are able to send their children to some of the best schools in the region, from elementary school all the way through their university level education.
People living in Sterling homes work hard for their lifestyle, so when they have leisure time they appreciate all the recreational opportunities right in their own backyard. Claude Moore Park offers activities for everyone, from its Olympic-size indoor pool, to its gymnasium and event meeting rooms, there’s something to do for everyone in the family. Its nature area includes a park and hiking trails, while the “sportsplex” has both softball and baseball fields. Other parks and clubs in the area that offer leisure time opportunities are Algonkian Regional Park, the Sterling Golf Club, and Dulles Golf Center and Sports Park. Residents know that living the “good life” requires keeping life in balance, and Sterling has provided everything they need to create the stability we all need to thrive.
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