Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA
Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA

Available in Lorton, Virginia

11521 POTOMAC RD
$4,949,000 | 5 Beds | 6.5 Baths
6021 RIVER DR
$2,850,000 | 6 Beds | 6/2 Baths
10710 HARLEY RD
$2,150,000 | 6 Beds | 7.5 Baths
10606 BELMONT BLVD
$1,999,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths
HARLEY ROAD HOME SITE 5
$1,869,500 | 5 Beds | 5.5 Baths
5990 SAINT CATHERINES LN
$1,750,000 | 5 Beds | 4 Baths
6061 RIVER DR
$1,699,000 | 4 Beds | 3 Baths
HARLEY RD
$1,549,500 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths
9507 PENIWILL DR
$1,395,000 | 5 Beds | 5.5 Baths
10650 GUNSTON RD
$1,299,900 | 4 Beds | 4.5 Baths
11203 GUNSTON RD
$1,295,000 | 5 Beds | 5.5 Baths
9320 ELKHORNE RUN CT
$1,159,000 | 5 Beds | 5.5 Baths
9470 LAKE HILL FARMS DR #2-1
$1,130,000 | 4 Beds | 4.5 Baths
9403 BETTGE LAKE CT #1-3
$1,069,900 | 5 Beds | 4.5 Baths
7769 JULIA TAFT WAY
$1,024,900 | 5 Beds | 5 Baths
9501 PENIWILL DR
$999,900 | 5 Beds | 4.5 Baths
9032 SWANS CREEK WAY
$990,000 | 4 Beds | 4.5 Baths
11836 HARLEY RD
$975,000 | 7 Beds | 5 Baths
9183 MAROVELLI FOREST DR
$949,999 | 4 Beds | 4.5 Baths
7772 JULIA TAFT WAY
$949,990 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths
7773 JULIA TAFT WAY
$929,900 | 4 Beds | 3 Baths

Sold Listings

8928 RHODODENDRON CIR
$850,000 | 5 Beds | 4.5 Baths
8136 BLUEBONNET DR
$885,000 | 5 Beds | 4/2 Baths
6833 CORDER LN
$750,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths
8202 PAPER BIRCH DR
$725,000 | 5 Beds | 3.5 Baths
9091 PURVIS DR
$675,000 | 4 Beds | 4/2 Baths
9160 STONEGARDEN DR
$620,000 | 4 Beds | 3 Baths

Lorton, Virginia

Lorton, Virginia Real Estate

Guide to Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA

Pohick Bay in Fairfax County's Lorton, VA.
Mason Neck Park in Lorton, VA

Residents of Lorton, Virginia have the privilege of living next door to acres of beautifully preserved wildlife, a thriving center of arts and a variety of delicious restaurants. Lorton can boast of being the home to the first bald eagle reserve and is also within easy traveling distance of the nation’s capital, a perfect location for both nature lovers and city goers. Offering affordable homes surrounded by a wide range of amenities, attractions and activities, Lorton is the ideal suburb.

Lorton on a Map

Lorton is located in Fairfax County and covers about 12 square miles. To its north is the historic port of Alexandria. To the south is the Occoquan River and historic Old Town Occoquan. Mason Neck Peninsula is to the north, whose surroundings are a beautiful federal wildlife preserve. Finally, to Lorton’s west is South Run Park and Ox Road.

Homes for Sale in Lorton

Most of the housing options in Lorton are single-family homes and townhouses. While many of the properties are listed at relatively moderate prices, there are some options on the higher end of the price scale. There are a few condo buildings scattered throughout the town, ranging from simple to upscale.  For example, the condos at Peace Lily Court, a bit more expensive, offer spacious units with modern appliances and beautiful interiors. Residents have access to amenities such as an indoor pool and spa, ballroom and fitness center.

Lorton’s Artistic Community

Lorton’s Workhouse Arts Center is truly a mecca of artistic innovation, collaboration and performance. In a recent project that transformed a former correctional facility into a 55-acre cultural arts center, the Workhouse features performing arts exhibitions, a number of galleries and the Workhouse Prison Museum. There are over 500 different arts education opportunities, including a youth arts camp, ceramic classes and workshops on the art of movement. The W3 Theater also hosts a variety of theatrical performances and concerts.

Enjoying the Great Outdoors in Lorton

Lorton residents have the privilege of living in close proximity to the first wildlife reserve dedicated to protecting the symbol of the United States, the bald eagle. First created in 1969, the Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge is now home to over 20 bird species, 30 mammals and 40 different species of reptiles and amphibians. Visitors can enjoy over four miles of wildlife viewing trails or participate in the reserve’s white-tailed deer hunting program.

Nearby the reserve is Mason Neck State Park, perfect for an invigorating day of hiking, jogging and biking, or a leisurely escape into the beauty of nature. The park has playgrounds, picnic areas, boats and bike rentals. Visitors can also take a guided canoe trip of Kane’s Creek and Belmont Bay.

Dining Out in Lorton

Located on Newington Road, Gourmet Gunston Deli and Grill is favored for its simple yet satisfying subs. Stop in early to start your day with the breakfast sub with bacon and cheese. Here, the workers are friendly and make a point of knowing your name.

For those who enjoy spicy cuisine, ThaiBox in Telegraph Square is the way to go. A fusion of Thai and Cajun, ThaiBox serves flavorful food that packs a punch. Menu favorites include the red curry jerk chicken, bourbon shrimp and the Bombay chicken curry.

El Carbonero is known for its welcoming, family-friendly ambiance and classic Tex-Mex dishes. Here, customers are treated to authentic food that is reasonably priced and comes in huge portions. Regular customers highly recommend the flavorful homemade hot sauce, the carne asada quesadilla and the plantain empanada filled with vanilla pudding. Perfect for a sit-down meal or take-out, El Carbonero is also open for breakfast.

Traveling Around Lorton

Getting around Lorton and to the surrounding areas is made easy by the variety of highways, railways and public transportation that runs through the town. US-1 and I-95 are close by, connecting Alexandria and Washington, DC and VA-123. Residents also have easy access to the Amtrak Auto Train, which runs to and from Florida. The Virginia Railway Express also has a Lorton Station, making commutes to DC simple. In addition, the Fairfax connector bus runs through Lorton on the 171 and 307 routes. For people trying to get to New York, Vamoose, a privately owned bus company, makes daily trips to Penn Station and Madison Square Garden.

Making Your Home in Lorton

Lorton is the perfect balance of comfortable suburban living, wildlife adventures and a unique artistic community. These perks and its proximity to Washington, DC make moving to Lorton more and more appealing to homebuyers.

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Real Estate Market Stats

Basic Stats Overview

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Last Updated: 8/13/2018
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 116 +0.9% +7.8%
Months Inventory 2.84 -0.4% +3.5%
Contracts Pending 69 -11.6% +4.3%
Solds: 90 Day 175 +4.0% +14.9%
Average List Price/Sold Price 99.36% +0.1% +0.2%
Active/Pending Ratio 1.68 +11.3% +3.6%
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $719,802 -0.5% +5.7%
Pending $499,969 +1.6% +5.4%
90 Day Sold $485,116 -3.2% -7.3%
Median Price
Active $577,489 -2.2% -1.3%
Pending $474,900 -0.8% +8.8%
90 Day Sold $470,000 -2.5% -4.3%
Days on Market
Active 92.79 +9.2% -2.3%
Pending 31.09 +3.2% -100.3%
90 Day Sold 17.54 +11.9% -76.5%
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 67 -4.5% +7.5%
Months Inventory 4.06 -6.2% +10.6%
Contracts Pending 32 -9.4% +9.4%
Solds: 90 Day 73 +2.7% +1.4%
Average List Price/Sold Price 99.05% +0.2% +0.1%
Active/Pending Ratio 2.09 +4.3% -2.4%
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $935,886 +2.0% +5.7%
Pending $654,951 +2.5% +4.2%
90 Day Sold $629,492 -3.1% -9.0%
Median Price
Active $774,900 +4.8% +9.4%
Pending $627,475 -3.6% +2.8%
90 Day Sold $620,000 -0.8% -3.0%
Days on Market
Active 121.22 +12.8% -2.5%
Pending 42.31 +10.3% -125.0%
90 Day Sold 16.68 -0.7% -164.3%
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 44 +6.8% +9.1%
Months Inventory 2.14 +5.6% +1.4%
Contracts Pending 30 -20.0% +10.0%
Solds: 90 Day 86 +2.3% +20.9%
Average List Price/Sold Price 99.86% -0.1% +0.5%
Active/Pending Ratio 1.47 +22.4% -0.7%
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $444,380 +1.2% +6.1%
Pending $393,795 +1.6% +0.5%
90 Day Sold $401,791 -2.1% +5.8%
Median Price
Active $422,500 -0.6% +4.4%
Pending $382,500 +0.7% -0.7%
90 Day Sold $392,500 -6.4% +2.5%
Days on Market
Active 58.11 +5.1% +1.3%
Pending 21.97 -11.8% -84.3%
90 Day Sold 18.41 +24.1% -1.9%
M/M Y/Y
Homes for Sale 5 +20.0% 0.0%
Months Inventory 1.30 +17.7% -28.5%
Contracts Pending 7 +14.3% -42.9%
Solds: 90 Day 16 +18.8% +43.8%
Average List Price/Sold Price 98.73% -0.3% -1.2%
Active/Pending Ratio 0.71 +5.6% +29.6%
Average Price M/M Y/Y
Active $248,000 -1.3% +0.1%
Pending $246,514 -6.1% +0.9%
90 Day Sold $274,275 -0.1% +2.3%
Median Price
Active $245,000 +1.0% +6.1%
Pending $239,000 -7.1% -0.4%
90 Day Sold $243,000 0.0% +5.3%
Days on Market
Active 17.00 +64.7% -90.6%
Pending 18.86 +7.2% -35.2%
90 Day Sold 16.75 -6.6% -6.8%

How Much is Available?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Active Inventory
The number of Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA homes listed for sale. Lower inventory favors sellers in negotiations.

How Many Months of Inventory?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Months Inventory
The number of homes listed for sale in Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA divided by the number of homes sold in one month. Higher inventory favors buyers.

More Actives or More Pendings?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Active/Pending Ratio
Ratio of homes in Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA listed for sale versus those under contract. The lower the number, the hotter the market.

Are Sellers Negotiating?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, List/Sold Ratio
Shows a comparison between the final sales price of homes sold in Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA versus their list price.

What is Average?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Average Sale Price (90 Days)
Average list price of homes for sale in Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA

How Fast Are They Selling?

Data Source: MRIS Listing Data, Days on Market (Sold Listings 90 Days)
Average days from Listing Date to Sold Date for Homes for Sale in Lorton, VA homes that sold in the past 90 days.

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