Vienna Real Estate
Rich with history, the first home was built in the city square in 1754 by Colonel Charles Broadwater. His son, a native of Ayr County in Scotland, named the village Ayr Hill after his birthplace. It wasn’t until the 1850’s that the town was changed to its current name, Vienna. Since then, Vienna has flourished into a charming suburban town which, maintaining its small town-roots by featuring its charming main street Maple Avenue. Vienna offers tons of family friendly events such as Big Screen on the Green, Family Flashlight Egg Hunt, the Halloween Parade down Maple St., and New Year’s First Night Vienna. In addition to events in the small town center, on the outskirts of Vienna sits Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts which offers performances from big names like Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, The National Symphony Orchestra, Tony Bennett, and many more than we could list. Widely regarded as a great place to live, Vienna has ranked as high as 3rd in CNN and Money Magazine’s list of best places to live in United States.
With less commercial space than Reston, Tysons Corner, or Arlington; most Vienna residents commute to work. Commuters have access to the Vienna/Fairfax GMU Station and the Dunn Loring-Merrifield Station on the Orange Line Metro. Commuters in the northeast part of Vienna may prefer to use Tysons Corner’s Greensboro Station on the Silver Line. Drivers have a short drive to I-495, I-66, or Rte. 7.
One of the hallmarks of Vienna is the top ranked schools. Vienna is served by two high schools, two middle schools, and six elementary schools