Lansdowne Community Information

Everyone Can Enjoy Lansdowne, VA

Surrounded by the rolling hills of Virginia hunt country and nearby Washington, D.C.'s landmarks, Lansdowne in Loudoun County, Virginia, offers plentiful options for everyone. Whether it's shopping, touring wineries, visiting historic sites, or enjoying the performing arts, Lansdowne opens the door to extraordinary choices. Just minutes from the nation's capital, one can easily visit all of those famed attractions all in an afternoon. Visit the nearby National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, where you can see the Space Shuttle Enterprise and many other aviation and space artifacts. Or attend a musical, theatre or dance performance at the legendary Wolf Trap Farm Park. The Loudoun Museum, in adjacent downtown Leesburg, brings the area's rich historic heritage to life with special events and a collection of over 6,000 artifacts.

Lansdowne attractions include the spectacular Lansdowne Resort, offering two 18-hole championship golf courses, a nine-hole executive course, world-class spa, swim and fitness facilities, tot lots, hiking on the Potomac Heritage Trail and canoeing on Goose Creek and the Potomac River. Further, the National Conference Center is located in Lansdowne, presenting one of the largest and most technologically-sophisticated conference centers in the world. The surrounding neighborhoods offer quiet, family-oriented suburban life within walking distance to its own Lansdowne Town Center, the new residential, retail and commercial heart of Lansdowne which features upscale shops and restaurants.

Outdoor Activities

Other recreational opportunities available to area residents include Loudoun County Parks, Potomac River and the Washington and Old Dominion Trail. This railroad trail is a former right-of-way that was converted to a 45 mile long hiking, biking and jogging path. For golf lovers, the private Golf Club at Lansdowne boasts the most complete of facilities anywhere in the Mid-Atlantic. Presenting 36 holes of championship golf, an additional nine-hole short course, grass practice range and distinct clubhouse and amenities, the Golf Club offers only the finest fairways to members and their guests. Additionally, Algonkian, Brambleton, Goose Creek and Raspberry Falls Golf Courses are in the area for sports enthusiast.

Area wineries are also a favorite resident pastime. The nation's first wines were produced in Virginia over 400 years ago and today ranks fifth in the nation. With over 100 wineries statewide and 18 in Loudon County, Lansdowne residents are in the middle of Virginia Wine Country. Shopping alternatives can be found nearby, whether you are looking for vintage finds, antiquing opportunities or the latest fashions from upscale outlets. Additional points of interest include Ball's Bluff, Morven Park, the Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, and the panoramic views of the Potomac from the Red Rock Wilderness Overlook.

Education

Most students from the Lansdowne area attend Loudoun County Public Schools or any of the six private and parochial schools within the area. Loudoun County is also home to a number of esteemed universities and colleges, including campuses for Patrick Henry College, George Mason University, George Washington University, Marymount University, Old Dominion University, Strayer University, and the Janelia Farm Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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