News & Events Around Ashburn, February Edition

Posted February 23, 2018

Builder Spotlight

Downtown Brambleton Model Openings

Van Metre Homes Downtown Brambleton Homes for Sale Outdoor Rooftop Living


City living has come to Downtown Brambleton. Here, Knuston, Miller & Smith and Van Metre each offer their unique twist on contemporary townhome designs: from modern brick facades with industrial-inspired trim to rooftop terraces, covered verandas and charming courtyards. Elegant living areas and open floorplans are made for entertaining or just relaxing with family. Close proximity to the shops and restaurants of Brambleton Town Center allow you to walk to great parks, coffee shops, the movies, or the neighborhood gym. Come tour the nine new model homes (plus 2 more opening soon) and see how Brambleton is meeting the evolving demands of the modern homebuyer.

  • Van Metre’s Parker model is now open! Located at 42312 Impervious Terrace, contact Shannon Bray for more info, 703-424-4007.
  • Knutson Rooftop Terrace Models opening soon! RSVP for  Knutson’s Model Grand Opening on Saturday, March 10th from 11 AM to 2 PM. Tour the Rockland and the Fleetwood models floor-by-floor and enjoy small bites and drinks from some of the neighborhood hotspots. Models are located at 22935 & 22937 Sullivans Cove Square. Contact Deborah Condrey for more info, 703-665-1446.
West Park Single-Family Neighborhood – Walk to Schools, Parks & Town Center!

Miller & Smith:  Now selling from the lower $600s

42158 Creighton Road
Contact Eric Hansen at 703-327-6601

Van Metre Homes: Now selling from the mid $600s
23041 Canyon Oak Court
Contact David Yockers at 703-764-5481

Winchester Homes Bungalows:  Now selling from the upper $600s
23033 Canyon Oak Court
Contact Heather Moesle at 703-542-7223

Birchwood at Brambleton – Now Selling!

55+ Living Community Residents in Ashburn, VA


The new year has seen a flurry of activity in Birchwood at Brambleton.  Miller & Smith and Van Metre have begun selling, Van Metre’s Grand Villas model is now open, and neighborhood construction is underway! We recently launched our new Facebook page, so please “like” and connect with us socially. And as always, join our VIP list to receive exclusive updates and special offers. Please keep checking our website for the latest news, like this sneak peek video of the Clubhouse.

We are excited to share the following opening dates for Birchwood sales and model homes:

  • Miller & Smith Courtyards:  Now selling from the mid $500s / model opening in May
    • 42313 Fern Croft Terrace (temporary sales location)
    • Contact Catherine Taylor at 703-327-0427
  • Winchester Homes Bungalows:  Coming soon from the upper $500s / model opening in April
    • 23033 Canyon Oak Ct (temporary sales location)
    • Contact Mary Dixon at 703-939-1263
  • Van Metre The Flats one-level condos: Now selling from the upper $300s / model opening in December
  • Van Metre The Levels back-to-back townhome condos:  Now selling from the mid $400s / model opening in June
  • Van Metre Single Family Homes: Pre-sales to begin April ’18 – prices TBD
Upcoming Events at Birchwood

As you wait for your home to be built, we’ve got a list of social activities to keep you busy! There are many events open to the public within the Brambleton community, such as the Farmers’ Market, festivals, and concerts, but there will also be special events planned just for Birchwood residents. Here’s one sponsored by Winchester Homes you won’t want to miss:

  • Feb 24 & March 3 – Winchester Homes invites interested Birchwood buyers on a BUS TOUR to the Two Rivers community in Odenton, MD to view their Patuxent and Fairwinds models. Space is limited and an RSVP is required. Contact for details, 703-939-1263.
Be sure you’re on Birchwood’s contact list for invites to more upcoming events!

Town Center News

onlife fitness Brambleton Town CenterOnelife Fitness – Did you know that Onelife Fitness’ Explosive Performance program has whipped around 40 Olympians into shape? You too can train like an Olympian with your FREE 1-year Onelife gym membership that comes with the purchase of your NEW home!* Call the club for details, 703-774-9500.

*Free Onelife Fitness membership is valid only at the Brambleton location, on new homes purchased from a Brambleton builder, and must be activated within one year of buyer’s settlement date. Free memberships are non-transferable and not applicable to Brambleton resales or Birchwood at Brambleton home sales.

New restaurant in Brambleton AhSoAhSo is now serving BRUNCH on Sundays from 11 am – 3 pm. Also, enjoy HAPPY HOUR from 4-6 PM, Tuesday-Friday with drink specials and fun bar snacks. If you’d like to whet your appetite for a taste of AhSo, check out this recent review from famed Washington Post food critic, Tom Sietsema, who has given AhSo a Good/Excellent rating!

Blue Ridge Grill’s Crabcake and ½ Price Wine Bottle Nights are back, Mondays & Tuesdays after 4 PM through March 20. Enjoy a crab cake entrée for only $17 or add a crab cake to a steak dinner for $6.

Scotto’s Rigatoni Grill has been renovated! Come check out their new interior design and decor as they serve up the great Italian dishes they’re known for. Il vero gusto di italia… vicino a casa (the true taste of Italy… closer to home)!

Brambleton Public Library


The Loudoun County Public Library in Brambleton is scheduled to open later this year. Ready to get involved? Send an e.mail to to volunteer your time!

HOA News


EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace – We are excited to announce that we have partnered with EatLoCo to launch the EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace! Opening April 1, 2018, this marketplace will include and promote local farmers and artisans. The marketplace will be located at Legacy Park and Olympia Dr, and it will be open year-round on Sundays from 9 AM to 1 PM. For more information, check out our video and the EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace website.

February Monthly Minute – Check out this video to stay current on what’s happening around Brambleton this month!

Realtor Spotlight

Meet Kevin LaRue
Century 21 Redwood Realty

A true real estate professional, Kevin LaRue has been serving clients in Virginia since 2004 as a top producing Realtor. Over several successful years, Kevin has been an award-winning Top Producing Realtor every year that he has been in real estate. Kevin has built his real estate business on 4 principles: exceptional customer service, attention to detail, commitment and honesty to every one of his clients.

Kevin enjoys walking sellers through the often complicated selling process and ensuring a smooth transition. This experience carries over to his work with buyers, ensuring that they are able to write a competitive contract and secure the home of their dreams at the best possible price.  Kevin approaches each client and situation in a kind and caring fashion, sharing his many years of experience and knowledge of the local market to help his clients to make the best decision for their family. As a life-long resident of Northern Virginia, Kevin has seen first-hand the tremendous growth in Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William counties and has watched them turn into wonderful places to live, work, and raise a family.  Kevin was a student of the Loudoun County Public School system and a graduate from Radford University with a Bachelors of Science in Health & Physical Education with a teaching degree. Kevin now owns a home in Ashburn and a couple of investment properties.  Real estate is not only his job, but his passion.

Location! Location! Location! Kevin finds Brambleton’s location convenient to many of the area’s major attractions, making Brambleton a highly-desirable community!

Located in the heart of Loudoun County’s Technology Corridor, Brambleton is close to everything!  The Dulles Greenway, Rt. 28 and Rt. 7 all provide direct access to the job centers of Reston, Tyson’s Corner and Washington, DC.

walk to the town center at brambletonShopping – Dulles Town Center is the area’s premier shopping mall and it is right down the street! Macy’s and Lord & Taylor are just some of the names that you’ll find inside. Surrounding this retail metropolis, you’ll find every restaurant under the sun. Sweetwater Grill, Plaza Azteca and Miller’s Ale House are some of the local favorites. Don’t forget the Brambleton Town Center with Blue Ridge Grill, Ahso, Nick’s, Lost Rhino Retreat and more!

Parks and Recreation – Brambleton is close to everything in Loudoun County that has to do with Parks & Rec.  If you have some extra time, why not ride your bike to Washington, DC on the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Trail?  You can catch it right here in Ashburn!  If you prefer hiking, head west towards Berryville and the renowned Appalachian Trail or head east to see the acclaimed Great Falls National Park.

Wine Tasting – Northern Virginia boasts some of the east coast’s best wines.  Follow the Virginia Wine Trail to Piedmont, Chrysalis and more!

Old Town Leesburg – Spend a day strolling through the streets of our nation’s former capital.  Not Philadelphia!  The other one.  Leesburg was actually home to the United States Constitution for a brief period during the War of 1812. From antique stores to funky shops, modern day Old Town Leesburg has it all.

Sports (FOOTBALL) – The Washington Redskins’ Training Camp is right down the street – go watch them practice right here in Ashburn!

Washington, DC – With the Smithsonian, the Kennedy Center, Georgetown, and the monuments, your spare time will be anything but dull!