Centreville: The First Proper Town

According to a tourism pamphlet published by the Fairfax County Government in 1907 and preserved in the University of Virginia’s libraries, Centreville was the first “proper town” within the modern boundaries of Fairfax County, settled under the name of Newgate or New Gate at some point in the 17th or 18th century. The town never thrived, but its position on a relatively major road towards the Blue Ridge, the Shenandoah Valley, and other western destinations preserved its tavern and general store even after the town of Newgate became a memory.

In the Civil War, Centreville was fortified by the Confederacy and served as a supply depot for both sides at various points in the war. In more recent times, Centreville has become a suburb of Washington, D.C.. Most growth occurred in the late 90’s and early 2000’s due the influx of technology companies.

Today, Centreville is quite a typical American suburb, comprised of townhouses, strip malls, a movie theater, and large housing developments.

Whether executive estates, homes, or properties of all sizes and views, you’ll find Centreville area homes for sale that are right for your needs. As you would expect, Centreville real estate is highly valued and available homes and properties sell quickly.

Centreville real estate includes a broad collection of homes for sale, condos for sale, beautiful estates, investment homes and executive properties. Whether you’re presently a home buyer or home seller, we’re confident our team can help you achieve your real estate goals.

Northern Virginia Homes provides the specialized services you deserve: a strong team concept, personal real estate expertise to help define your needs, help with selecting and securing financing for your purchase, special technology, relocation program partnerships, constant communication throughout the transaction and more. Many years living in the area, combined with our team?s combined years of experience in real estate, means we can cover all aspects of your search, from existing homes for sale, properties for sale, condos, lots, vacant land, new construction, foreclosures, spec homes, 55-plus and retirement communities, gated communities, investment properties, vacation, lakeside, waterfront, golf and recreation properties, all the way to estates, luxury and executive homes. Military relocation for assignments to either Fort Belvoir or Quantico Marine Corps Base are another of our specialties.

So when you’re ready to buy or sell real estate in or around Centreville, Virginia, please let Northern Virginia Homes help you purchase the home or property of your dreams. Call us at 703-255-2900 or contact us online today!

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