Imagine a small town on gently rolling hills covered with trees that remind you of the quaint New England towns pictured on seasonal cards. Your imagination brought you to Lake Ridge, a subdivision in Woodbridge, VA. Lake Ridge is a 4,400 acre community with 1,200 acres set aside as common ground. There are 38,000 people living in 7,000 residences that include detached homes, town homes and condominiums - all across a broad range of size and price.
Residents can participate in clubs that meet in the community centers. If you can’t find one that meets your interest, you are welcome to submit a proposal for a new club for review and approval. There are sports teams with training for youngsters. Lake Ridge has its' own youth swim team that competes throughout Northern Virginia. There are 5 pools and one Sprayground and seven tennis courts. The Fantasy Playground took 1,400 residents 4 days to assemble - it is a veritable kid favorite. Additionally, the Chinn Aquatics and Fitness Center, a year round county facility, is about 10 minutes from Lake Ridge.
Prince William County schools? There are 5 elementary schools, Lake Ridge Middle and Woodbridge High School in Lake Ridge. All of our students K through 12 complete their study close to home. Chinn Regional Library is about 10 minutes from Lake Ridge.
Lake Ridge is bordered on one side by the 2,100 acre Occoquan Reservoir. Lake Ridge Park and Marina, a county facility located in the community, has electric powered rowboats, canoes, kayaks and paddle boats for rent, a boat ramp for your boat, picnic areas, a large function tent rental, mini-golf and a 9-hole golf course which offers a First Tee training program for youngsters.
VDOT has a commuter parking lot at the Lake Ridge entrance where express commuter buses and carpools travel north to the Pentagon and Washington DC employment centers. The VRE commuter rail Woodbridge Station is about 15 to 20 minutes from Lake Ridge. There is local bus service in Lake Ridge and the Prince William County Parkway is moments away.
There are two emergency centers at the Lake Ridge entrance and Sentara Hospital is about a 15 minute drive. There is also a fully equipped county firehouse with ambulance service in Lake Ridge. There are two large neighborhood shopping centers in Lake Ridge and many others within 5 to 10 minutes. Potomac Mills, a major discount mall, is about a 10 minute drive.
There are numerous churches in Lake Ridge and the surrounding area. Lake Ridge has its' very own McDonald's, Taco Bell, Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin Robbins, Dairy Queen and other family dining options. The overall area has many restaurants. There are marinas and parks with ramps to launch your boat to the Potomac River and beyond. There are equestrian trails throughout the county and a horse boarding facility within 15 minutes. Finally, Prince William County is home to many historic sites and national parks such as Prince William Forest Park and Manassas National Battlefield Park. Our newest attraction is the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
Lake Ridge is a great place to live! I would love to show you the Lake Ridge area and the wonderful homes on the market. Call or email me today!