Living in Oakton, VA

Oakton Realtors Know the Essence of Livability

Named for its hundreds of tall stately oak trees, Oakton, Virginia, is a 10 square mile residential area located in the heart of Fairfax County. Ranked by Niche as one of the top places to live in Virginia, Oakton is a Census Designated Place with a population just over 37,000. Traversed by both Route 66 and Route 123, Oakton residents can easily access local shopping centers in Tyson’s Corner and Fair Oaks, as well as commute to Washington, DC, by car or the Vienna Metro. The community itself is a pleasant blend of rural and suburban, making this a quiet, attractive enclave with a strong sense of community.

Oakton, VA

Housing in Oakton is a mix of single-family homes, townhomes and apartments, with several condominium communities. Your Realtor will tell you single-family homes are the most common, and Colonial and Craftsman styles are common. With a few remaining horse farms and a good selection of large-lot homes, the median home value is $616,100, and median rent is $1,873. Many young families and professionals live in the area. The schools are top quality, including Oakton High School, which is consistently ranked among the top schools in Virginia by US News & World Report. The school has an excellent sports program and its football and swimming coaching staff are highly sought after by young athletes. Oakton also is home to the Flint Hill School, a well-respected private preparatory school.

With so much of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC in close range, there is never a lack of things to do for Oakton residents. But for those who want to stay close to home, there are some great options. Hunter Mill drive has a range of restaurants, cafes and local retail, small enough in number that residents easily become regulars, getting to know the owners and other residents. The Oak Marr farmer’s market is open on Wednesday mornings between June and November. The crown jewel of the town is the Oak Marr RECenter, part of the Fairfax County park system. Your Realtor can show you how the complex features a two-story fitness center, a heated Olympic-sized indoor pool, and one of the best golf instruction facilities in Northern Virginia at the Oak Marr Golf Complex with a nine-hole, par-3 course, miniature golf and a 78 station driving range.

Oakton’s location and small-town feel make it a highly desirable community in Fairfax County. Contact Casey Margenau Fine Homes to learn from a Realtor about homes available in Oakton.

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