Ashburn is located on the eastern side of Loudoun County about 10 miles away from the county seat of Loudoun located in Leesburg, VA. As an original stop on the original W&OD railroad, the town center has been around for many years, and has been the center of growth in Loudoun County for over twenty of those years with many affordable home options.
Ashburn has grown to encompass Brambleton, Goose Creek and One Loudoun, providing a large number of shopping and entertainment options including the recently opened Lost Rhino Brewery and Alamo Theater. Neighborhoods include: Ashburn Village, Ashburn Farm, Brambleton, and Broadlands.
Ashburn is also widely known as the center of a variety of tech businesses with Amazon, AOL, Cyrus One and several others having large data center presences here.
The beautiful city has many community events to offer such as the regular concerts on the green in Brambleton, the various farmers markets spread throughout open every Saturday during the Spring and Summer and finally the annual celebration at One Loudoun that draws large crowds.
This year, Ashburn scored an “83” on the Livability score on Livability.com due to its low unemployment, great housing, fantastic schools and finally, its low crime rate. There are many great reasons to live in Ashburn, and if you are looking for an Ashburn home for sale, you will find it below.
Schools in Ashburn
Ashburn, VA is located within Loudoun County and has many elementary, middle and high schools located within the 20147 and 20148 zip codes. These schools include Hillside Elementary, Eagle Ridge Middle and Stone Bridge High School. For a comprehensive list of schools located in the area, you can either refer to Cruvita (a school ranking website, link in the sidebar) or the official Loudoun County Public Schools website.
Transportation and the Coming Metro
As Ashburn has risen to become the number one destination for people moving to Loudoun, so has the traffic. Major corridors and roads in the area include Route 7, 28, Loudoun County Parkway and Waxpool Road. Commutes to Reston, Herndon, and Tysons Corner are quite reasonable, depending on the time of the day. Many Ashburn residents start their day early so as to avoid the expensive tolls on the Dulles Greenway, or the Dulles Toll Road.
In 2020, the Metro connection to Loudoun County is expected to be completed, with an opening date sometime thereafter. There will be three stations in Loudoun including Dulles Airport, Loudoun Gateway (Route 606) and Loudoun Station (Loudoun County Parkway). All three stations will include commuter parking and have already attracted a number of developers to the area who are building new housing, office parks and retail space. Buying in the area directly adjacent to the metro will look to be a great investment for homeowners over the next few years as the system comes online. As such, many of the homes for sale in Ashburn are going under contract quickly, so be sure to check with us to ensure that the home you are interested in isn’t already under contract.