The median home value in Burke, VA is $683,930.
the county median home value of $623,000.
The national median home value is $277,796.
The average price of homes sold in Burke, VA is $683,930.
Approximately 85% of Burke homes are owned,
compared to 13% rented, while
2% are vacant.
Burke real estate listings include condos, townhomes, and single family homes for sale.
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Immaculate colonial located within walking distance to White Oaks Elementary School, shopping center and Old Keene Mill Swim Club. The beautifully landscaped lot is perfect for summer entertaining. The private and fenced backyard has a patio with retractable awning. The lovely remodeled eat-in kitchen offers quartz counter tops, under cabinet lights, tile back splash, a pantry, built-in bench with storage, built-in microwave and gas cooking. The dramatic living room features beamed cathedral ceiling & new luxury vinyl plank flooring. Some of the other updates include: vinyl windows, fresh paint in most of house 2022, new roof & new attic fan 2017, new electric panel 2018 and new front load washer & dryer 2016. There is a large 1 car garage which can easily be converted to additional living space. The Rolling Valley West community offers easy access to the bus, Springfield Metro and the VRE train.
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Beautiful Updated Home in sought after Burke Centre- Located off a quiet cul-de-sac with private tree surround. Main floor features hardwood in the Kitchen with stainless appliances, gas cooking and adjoining breakfast room. Family Room off Kitchen with brick fireplace. Formal Living and Dining Rooms. Main level laundry with half bath. Upper level has a total of 5 Bedrooms and 2 Full Baths including the Primary Guest Suite with attached bath with Make-Up /dressing area . Lower Level is partially finished with a spacious Recreation Room which walks out to the rear Yard and large storage space/workshop. Rear Deck is surrounded by mature tree landscape. 2 car front load garage and private driveway. Close to Pentagon, metro bus stop, and VRE train to Metro DC/VA. 19 miles to Pentagon and reverse commute to Quantico or For Belvoir. Enjoy Burke Lake, short drive to shopping and dining and easy access to Fairfax Co Pky, 95, and 495. New Paint, Hardwood, and carpet in 2022!!
Agents: Please text listing agent for access: Ready to move into this freshly painted unit. Most floors have new carpeting and flooring. New kitchen cabinets, built-in micro wave. stainless steel sink and granite counter tops . All baths have been updated. New storm door. Spacious living room opens to patio and fenced back yard. Lower level features large rec/multi purpose room and full bath. Home has partial view to Lake Royal which offers extensive walking trails. Playground and ball court nearby. Conveniently located to shopping and restaurants.
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Welcome to 10119 Sassafras Woods Ct in the lovely Burke Centre community. This beautifully updated townhome offers a renovated kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and white cabinets. The main level offers an eat in kitchen and family room with electric fireplace off the rear of the home with sliding glass doors to the brick patio and fully fenced yard. The main level is finished with an updated half bath. Upstairs you will find a spacious primary bedroom and updated primary bathroom. Two additional bedrooms and a full bathroom complete the upper level. The lower level features a large rec room space and full bathroom. The carpet is brand new. Enjoy all the amenities of Burke Centre including five pools and community centers. Numerous tennis and pickle ball courts as well as tot lots. Surround yourself in nature with the extensive trail system located throughout the community. This home is convenient to shopping, VRE and Metro!
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Don't miss this beautiful home in a quiet neighborhood close to Lake Braddock School parks, pool, trails, entertainment, dining and multiple shopping options. Easy access to VRE, Metro, GMU, DC, Braddock Road, Old Keene Mill Road, I-495, and I-95. Relax on the large deck overlooking the private fenced back yard with an inground pool. The home also features an oversized garage, 2 fireplaces and no HOA! Schedule your visit today!
Welcome Home!! This Split-level home is located on a corner lot in the Cherry Run community in Burke, VA! This home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and over 2,000 sq feet of living space! Main level boasts beautiful Brazilian hardwood flooring, large family room with tons of natural lighting, separate dining room with large bay window and chair railing molding, half bath, large kitchen with Silestone countertops, custom backsplash, 42Ã¢ÂÂ cabinets, ample cabinet and counter space and large breakfast bar! Right off the kitchen is a cozy family room with a beautiful white brick fireplace. Large sunroom with vaulted ceilings and laundry right off the kitchen! One bedroom/office located on this level. Upstairs boasts the large primary bedroom with vaulted ceilings, primary bathroom with custom tiled stand-up shower and a two-sink vanity with tons of storage space! Two more great bedrooms and hallway bathroom on this level. Lower level features a large recreation room! Backyard is fully fenced in! Excellent location!!! Minutes to Cherry Run Elementary School, Fairfax County Parkway, and surrounded by multiple parks & recreation including Burke Lake Park, Lake Mercer and South Run Recreation Center, walking/biking paths, and convenient commuter options: minutes to Metro Bus stop/VRE Train! DonÃ¢ÂÂt miss out on this beautiful home!
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Finally, your beautiful new home awaits located in the desirable and convenient community of Burke Centre. With a low quarterly HOA fee, this is an outdoor loverâs dream come true. It includes a community pool, basketball courts, tennis courts, bike trails, playgrounds and more. This charming 3 level house, with its open layout concept, matching LVT flooring throughout, fenced in double deck backyard and new updated kitchen also features an en suite basement with kitchenette and private entryway with bonus room! Freshly painted and recently remodeled it includes 3 BDS /3.5 BA, fireplace and TWO reserved spaces. This house wonât last long so please act quickly. New Ac, new windows. Owner Occupied but is leaving due to daughter needing to relocate.
Charming 4 bed 2.5 bath Colonial nestled in Burke Centre! Situated on a quiet pipestem, this lovingly maintained home shows pride of ownership throughout and is just steps from Burke Towne Center. Greeted by lush landscaping and a charming front porch, step inside to find abundant natural light throughout the spacious main level. Plenty of room to entertain family and friends, the cozy family room features exposed beams, a wood burning fireplace and a conveniently located half bath. The large eat in kitchen is just off the family room and leads into the formal dining and living rooms. From here step out to the private backyard with lush foliage, your own little oasis. Back inside the main level laundry room with access to the large two car garage completes the main level. The upper level boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, the primary bathroom recently renovated, including a primary suite with private ensuite bathroom and large walk-in closet. Make your way down to the unfinished basement, ready for your vision! Bathroom rough-in already in place making this the perfect blank canvas! Additional updates include a new AC unit in 2020 and new Water Heater in 2019. Highly sought after Burke Centre includes access to trails, community centers, playgrounds, tennis courts and features 5 pools (memberships for purchase separately). Walking distance to Terra Centre Elementary and located in the highly desired Robinson Secondary Pyramid. Excellent commuting location with quick access to the Fairfax County Parkway and Burke Centre Parkway with access to Burke Lake Rd. and minutes from the VRE Burke Centre Station.
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Beautiful unit backing up to a luscious green space. Freshly painted all three levels, walking distance to White Oaks Elementary School. This townhome offers three full bedrooms, two full and two half baths, and two parking spots. Spacious living room/dining room combination throughout the house and plenty of natural light. The fenced getaway is perfect for relaxation or to chill and grilling. A spacious primary bedroom with a primary bathroom, two additional bedrooms, and a second full bathroom complete the upper level. The basement provides entertaining space starting with the large recreation room, a half bathroom, and ample storage space/laundry area. Burke Lake Park and Hidden Pond Nature Center are just minutes away. Commuting is made easy with Fairfax County Parkway, I-95, 495, 395, SlugLine, and Metro/bus/VRE all nearby. With a convenient shopping center that has a grocery store, restaurants, and the cheapest gas station in Fairfax Express Stop, all within 1 .3 miles.
Beautiful and spacious 5 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath Single-Family Home. Well-maintained with recent upgrades. Hardwood flooring and recess lighting throughout. Large Fenced Lot with walkout and charming patio. Convenient location. Ravensworth ES - Lake Braddock Secondary School. A MUST-SEE!
Have you ever dreamed of having your own in-ground pool? This 5 bed, 3.5 bath colonial w/ NO HOA will check off all of your summertime entertainment needs with its own private in-ground SALTWATER pool surrounded by a deck, patio, and gazebo, with lush majestic trees that stand sentinel to add to your privacy. This beauty of a home is sure to meet all of your wants and needs inside too with a warm welcome into the foyer that splits off into a lovely formal living with bay window to one side, then into the large kitchen at the opposite! The home's bright layout flows seamlessly from one room to the next, with great space throughout that assures there is room for the whole family. You'll surely create memories in your cozy family room with fireplace that leads out to the pool-view deck. Then tease your culinary spirit with a generous eat-in kitchen boasting a large island, stainless steel appliances and ample cabinet storage. A step down from the kitchen is an amazing bonus space that can serve as a cheerful den, formal dining room, or home office. The walk-out basement does not feel like a basement at all and lives large for all of your recreational and hosting needs with a great media room/5th bedroom, full bath and large rec room that walks out to the pool patio! The bedrooms all provide a generous space with bathrooms streamlined to your daily needs. Situated on a cul-de-sac street zoned for Lake Braddock secondary school pyramid with mature landscaping and fenced-in backyard, this home is a must-see, close to shops, dining, library, Burke Lake park (trails, boats etc) and more!
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PREMIUM LOT!!! Immaculate Condition! Spacious 5 bedroom Colonial! Includes a massive front porch! Backs to Tree's! Large Tiered Deck with stairs! Backyard is perfect for family events and entertaining! Spacious Bedrooms! Gorgeous Hardwood floors installed throughout Main & Upper Level! Remodeled Kitchen w/ Granite Island! Fully Finished Walk-Out basement includes Theater Room, Office and Bedroom! Top Ranked Schools! FANTASTIC LOCATION! Just a short walk to the VRE, MetroBus and community pool! 2 miles from Lake Braddock High School / 15 miles from Pentagon! GREAT PRICE!
Meticulous owners have clearly put love and incredible updates into this completely move-in ready Burke colonial. There is a LOT to talk about - it is a great LOT, with the house set up high in the neighborhood, with a football throwing flat area of grass and an incredible multi-tiered deck. And before you step inside, glance up at the glistening May 2022 brand new roof! And because it is just you reading this, I will share that the HVAC is 2021 and the windows are 2018! The expansive foyer is just that, expansive, with a perfect WFH office off to one side. The other leads into the formal living room, the dining room and the bonus room of the home - the sunroom. Is it a family room, another WFH office, a playroom, or a workout area? It has amazing privacy even with windows on three sides! Traverse across the hardwoods to the eat-in kitchen, with recessed lighting, stainless steel and custom cabinets. It opens up to the awe-inspiring gas fireplace with its one of a kind lighting and facade. Open those doors, because there is a large closet, walk-in pantry, the garage entrance, and conveniently located half bath. Heading upstairs there are three large bedrooms, a stylish hall bathroom and then the primary en suite. The spacious bedroom and large walk-in closet are fantastic, but ask yourself this question - what bathroom has such an expansive vanity that three (not two) mirrors cover the wall above it?!? This bathroom is stunning! Ginormous shower with gorgeous tiling, custom glass door and four niches for all your products. The lower level is ideal for the crew or a man/woman cave - and the convenient shelving next to the laundry provides another storage location. Being a Burke Centre home, you get all the great pools and other perks of the community. Super location to numerous SLUG parking lots, FC Parkway, Burke Lake Park, and Fountainhead Regional Park. Come take a peak - you might want to stay!
Always Wanted Your Own Pool? Don't Miss this Awesome Split Foyer with an In-Ground Pool on a Cul-de-sac and a 1/4 Acre Lot! New Carpet, Newly Refinished Brazilian Cherry Wood Floors on Upper Level, New Fully Fenced Rear Yard, New Pool Pump & Motor, New Pool Floor & Tile, New Paint Throughout the House, New Paint in Garage and Special Garage Floor Paint. Large Rear Deck Off Kitchen Overlooks In-Ground Pool. Garage is Oversized. Minutes to White Oaks Elementary & Lake Braddock Secondary School, Shopping, South Run Rec Center, Fairfax County Park and 495.
Welcome home to this beautiful end-unit in Burke. Located across the street from Lake Braddock Secondary School, this home checks all the boxes. Immediately upon entering you'll notice the soaring ceilings in the living room and the gleaming hardwood floors throughout the main level. The open-concept kitchen features new stainless appliances, white cabinets, and new tile floors. Be sure to also notice the convenient powder room and built-in cubbies on the main level. Heading upstairs you'll find a light-filled primary bedroom with a spacious walk-in closet. The primary bathroom features two vanities and lots of storage. The upstairs also features a convenient hall bathroom and two accessory bedrooms. The lower level features a large rec room and additional unfinished storage/work area. The rec room walks out to a spacious and beautifully landscaped backyard. Behind the fence is a walking trail that will lead you to Lake Braddock - perfect for summer nights. Book your showing today!
End Unit, Three Level Townhouse with Walk-out Level Basement. Walk to Bus stop, Minutes driving to I495, A Short Drive to VRE, Minutes to George Mason University, NOVA Community College... It has 3 Bedrooms upstairs with two full baths. The Basement is walk-out level with a full Bathroom and a spacious Family Room. Fresh Painting, New flooring, ready for the new owner. New Roof, Newer HVAC system, Washer & Dryer. New concrete Patio and walkway along the side yard to the backyard which is fully fenced and gated for private outside entertainment. Access to the Lake with Trails & Kayak Storage, Basketball Courts, Tennis Courts, Trails, Tot Lots, and more! Lake Braddock Secondary School, Lake Braddock High School!
Recently updated-New siding, chimney stainless steel lined , masonry work on front steps and azalea bed, Master bathroom remodeled, Basement refurbished with new floor, upgraded lighting and new ceiling, most floors have been redone in either 3/4" oak or new carpet in 3 bedrooms. Beautifully upgraded throughout, this 2,895 sq. ft. 4 bed/ 2.5 bath home is a must see! Located on a tree-lined street in Queenâs Gate, enjoy sidewalk strolls or relax in the backyard taking in forest views. Come cook in this renovated kitchen with a gas stove. The open kitchen/living room is ideal for entertaining family and friends. Huge fully finished basement provides a flexible space to meet your unique needs. Gorgeous hardwoods throughout, updates galore, 2 car garage and only minutes to the beltway! Come home to 9498 Harrowhill Lane!
Gorgeous 4 level split townhome. Water views from every window. South facing END unit with great natural light and 2 YES 2 decks. 2 assigned parking spaces and loads of visitor spaces as well. Easy commuting options right outside your door. Completely renovated in 2019 with fresh new bathrooms, beautifully renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and brand new cabinets, appliances flooring and a big beautiful window for loads of natural light. Contemporary tiled entryway and hardwood floors through the main and upper levels. The 2 lower levels have hardwood style vinyl that is water resistant and low maintenance. Great laundry room that doubles as a storage area as well. 2 family rooms both with fireplaces and a deck off of the main level dining room and family/living room. Easy access to get your canoe or kayak into the lake right out your back door and a great side yard for storing said canoe or kayak. Details about the Lake Braddock Community are: Lake Braddock Association is a community of 1,298 units, a mix of single family and townhouses, one of the very first master planned unit developments in the country, incorporated in May, 1969. The community was recently recognized by the Washington Post for its unique style of contemporary homes in its Raintree Section, and also for its extensive and varied Christmas decorations by individual homeowners. This community prides itself with its 27 acre lake and a small farmer's pond. The lake and pond add scenic and recreational value to the community. There are walking and jogging paths around the lake and pond as well as through the extensive wooded areas that surround the community. The community is very family oriented and has installed and maintain several tot lots. There are two swimming pools, four tennis courts, a boat ramp, a dock and a community center.
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This Burke Gem is coming soon and move in ready. Beautiful updated kitchen with large island great for family meals, gatherings and gourmet cooking. Separate dining room and front formal living room/office area. The family room is stunning with hardwood floors, dramatic vaulted ceilings and fireplace, also offers tons of natural light and opens to the back patio with plush green grass and privacy. The Primary bedroom is large with its own master bath and walk in closet. There are 3 other spacious bedrooms with ample closet space on the upper level. The lower level is ready with endless possibilities plus storage area. All this with a 2 car garage located on culdesac. Around the corner is a commuter express bus lot, VRE, shopping, Gym, community pools, restaurants and sought after Fairfax County schools. Just minutes to the Metro, I-95, Rte 1 and Pentagon.
WOW!!! THIS IS A MUST-SEE!!! *****OPEN HOUSE ON SAT & SUN FROM 2 TO 5 PM*****Gorgeous* Upgraded * One-Owner Home * Well Maintained and Pristine Multi-Level Split with 4 BR, 3 BA, and Garage * Stunning Canadian Maple 3/4 inch Hardwood Floors on Main Level * Upgraded Kitchen with New COREtec Kitchen Flooring * Solid Ash Kitchen Cabinets * Corian Counters * Penisula, Extra Wall Kitchen Storage & Pantry * Recessed LED Lighting Fixtures in Kitchen, Family Room, and Lower Bedroom * Combined Laundry and Unfinished Area with LED Lighting and Workshop * Two Linen Closets and Excellent Closets and Storage * WE CAN'T SAY ENOUGH ABOUT THIS HOME AND COMMUNITY! Awesome Newly Stained Screened-in Porch with ceiling fan/light and adjoining deck with electrical outlets * Fantastic Professionally Landscaped Front and Rear Yards with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials and Established Lawn * All Utilities Underground * Natural Gas Heating and Cooking * Natural Gas Approach Light * New 50 Gallon Water Heater * Concrete Driveway and Front Sidewalk * Cul-de-Sac * Three-Year-Old Roof (30 YearWarranty ) * Ceiling Fans in Master BR, Kitchen, and Screened Porch * Washer and Dryer Convey * All window treatments and custom & mini-blinds convey * Five versus four-inch covered gutters and downspouts * New Remote Garage Door with workbench, shelves convey * Rear Door to Backyard * Brick Entry Walkway & stoop * Front and Rear Motion Light Sensors and Lighted Rear Steps * Closed in Composing Area * Storm Door and Screens * All Vinyl Double Pane Windows * Maintenance and Vinyl Free Siding and Shutters * Split Rail Fence on Sides and Rear * Custom Fireplace with Extended Hearth * Attic Roof Venting Fan - thermostatically controlled * Upscale Natural Gas Remote Controlled furnace insert with fire brick in Family Room (also works in case Dominion Energy Electrical Failure) * A/C and Furnace Serviced * FIOS Connectivity * Lake Braddock Pyramid * Lake Braddock Amenities: 27-acre private Lake: 200 Yards Away with Fishing and Non-Motorized Boats * Canoes and Paddleboards Allowed * Farm Pond 100 Yards Away * VA Rail Express Nearby * Paved Accessible Walking and Jogging Paths * Two Swimming Pools and Child Pools * Four Tennis and Pickleball Courts * All Common Area Maintenance Lawns * Extensive Wooded Areas * Labor Day Carnival * Spring Community Yard Sale and Cleanup day * Metrobus and Fairfax Connector 100 Yards Away * Metrorail at Springfield and Nutley * Trash and Yard Waste on Tuesdays and Fridays * Recycling on Wednesdays * Scout Troop * Boat Ramp and Dock * Six Tot Lots * Community Newsletter and Website * County Playground and Fenced Dog Park 1/4 mile Away * Annual Family Swim Tags $25 per family * Guests with passes allowed * Tennis Court one time $25 Deposit for the Key * All this and more included in the $94 Monthly HOA fee * We have it ALL! Enjoy your Visit to our Lovely Home !!!
Charming Home nestled in Burke Centre, with 1850 finished square feet on two levels. The Sunlit Foyer welcomes you to this 4 bedroom, 3 Full & 1 Half Bathroom Kitchen that was recently done 3 years New HVAC . Hardwood floors on main level, Step outside to the Wooded Rear & Landscaped Yard with Deck perfect for entertaining. Burke Centre offers Walking Trails, Shopping, and Restaurants, and easy access to Major Commuting Routes and Public Transportation. Convenient commuter access to Fairfax County Pkwy, VA-123, Braddock Road, I-95/395/495, and Burke Centre VRE. Just minutes to Burke Town Center Shopping, Burke Swimming & Racquet Club, Target, Burke Center Professional Plaza, Burke Centre Library, Burke Lake Park and so much more. Burke Centre is a planned community and is recognized for all of the wonderful amenities available to residents including 5 pools with community centers, tot lots, sports courts, acres of natural open areas with miles of trails, and easy access to transportation options. Burke Centre is convenient to top-rated schools, Burke Lake Regional Park and Golf Course, the Historic Town of Clifton, George Mason University, and an abundance of great shopping and restaurants.
Beautiful recently renovated, end unit, 3Bed/3.5bath, office, walkout finished basement, all with private woods view in Burke Centre! Enjoy this semi secluded Townhome on a quiet street. Updated kitchen with quartz countertops. Stainless steel Samsung appliances include, flat top stove, built in microwave and refrigerator with filtered water/ice. Long lasting Laminate flooring covers the 1st floor and 2nd floor bedrooms/office. New roof, gutters/gutter guards and wood fence installed 2022. Upgraded windows with lifetime fully transferable warranty fully transferrable to new owner. Property includes two designated parking spaces directly in front. Less than half a mile walk to VRE, shopping, playgrounds, walking/bike trails, pools, tennis courts and more!
Interest rates up price down. This welcoming 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 plus1/2 bath end unit townhome backs to common wooded area and is located in a great sought after area of Burke Centre. The main level features an open dining room/living room combination with crown molding chair rail and hardwood flooring. Sliding glass doors open to a private deck. The large L shaped eat in kitchen features white cabinets with new hardware, newer laminate flooring and a new dishwasher. A powder room completes the main floor. The upper level includes a primary bedroom with private bath with new vanity and mirror, two additional bedrooms and a full second bath with a new vanity. The lower level features a spacious finished recreation room with wood paneling, a half bath, storage room that could be used for storage, an exercise room or an office and an walk out to a patio with a fenced yard. Recent upgrades include a new front door and storm door, all new 6 panel doors throughout , carpet on upper and lower levels, new toilets in all baths and fresh paint throughout except the primary bedroom. Easy access to a community pool, nature trails, VRE, and shopping. Please do not let the friendly cats out. Thank you.
Beautiful 2,000+sq. ft. all-brick townhome in Burke Station Square! Surrounded by refreshing views of mature trees. Less than a 5-minute walk to Rolling Road VRE Station. Short commute to Crystal City & DC. Close to shopping centers, Whole Foods, and restaurants. Great schools and beautiful trails for running biking and walking. Lake Accotink Park is located less than 10 minutes away. The main floor is bright and spacious. Lots of upgrades such an open kitchen area with recessed lighting, granite counter tops and SS appliances. Modern half bath to complete the main floor. Ample three bedrooms on the second level and upgraded full baths. Harwood floors throughout the house. Finished basement with a half bath. The space in the basement is perfect for your enjoyment as an office, study or work-out space.
Rare opportunity to live in Burke Centre Conservancy and enjoy resort-style living surrounded by bucolic forest, your very own tree house! Spacious contemporary, situated on more than a third acre off a quiet cul-de-sac offers the dream lifestyle. Burke was recently cited in the WaPo as the second most in-demand suburb in the US! Step into the foyer to soaring ceilings and on to the formal living and dining rooms. Modern kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space, stainless appliances, and breakfast area open to the cozy den with brick fireplace. Direct access to the expansive deck, an entertainer's and nature lover's delight. Main level also provides the laundry, powder room, and interior access to the two-car garage. Upstairs, your oasis awaits! King-size primary with en suite, dressing room, and private balcony, the perfect spot for morning coffee. Three more well-proportioned bedrooms and hall bath round out this level. Finished basement with new LVP and full bath. Ideal as recreation or guest space; be sure to check out the large closet, essentially an extra room! This level also provides access to the patio and lush fenced backyard, as well as a workshop. Zoned for top-ranked Terra Centre Elementary. Just outside your door are the highly-coveted amenities of this award-winning planned community, including miles of trails, natural areas, playgrounds, pools, tennis/pickleball courts, community centers, classes/events, senior programming, and weekly farmers market. Convenient to nearby shopping/dining/entertainment, VRE/Amtrak station, and commuter routes to destinations throughout the region. The ultimate in privacy, amenities, and convenience. Come home to Burke Centre and relish vacation living year round!