Blog: Brambleton Buzz

News & Events Around Ashburn – April Edition

April 5, 2018 | by brambleton

Brambleton Voted Best Residential Community

Brambleton is Posh Seven's Best of Suburbia Winner

Brambleton is thrilled to have been voted “Best Residential Community” in the DC metro suburbs by Posh Seven Magazine in their  “Best of Suburbia 2018” poll! Posh Seven is a top lifestyle publication for women in the Loudoun County, Great Falls, and Reston areas.

We are honored to be recognized by Posh Seven readers and our loyal customers as one of the most sought-after residential communities in the Northern Virginia area,” said Kim Adams, Director of Marketing at Brambleton. “Today, buyers are looking for a modern take on the traditional suburb — and a new “surban” lifestyle is emerging. By mixing urban and suburban living, our residents experience countless parks, trails, and a vibrant Town Center filled with shops, restaurants, events, and entertainment all within walking distance of their homes!”

The annual Best of Suburbia survey offers readers the chance to vote for their favorite Northern Virginia places and businesses in various categories. The results from this survey provide readers with a helpful resource whenever they seek quality service.


EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace Off to a Successful Start

Eat Loco Brambleton Farmers MarketBrambleton’s NEW EatLoCo Marketplace launched in Legacy Park on Sunday, April 1 with live music, food trucks, guest chefs and even Easter bunnies and chicks! This new marketplace will be a weekly destination for family-friendly entertainment and local shopping, located along Olympia Drive across from the Town Center.

We found a need in Loudoun County for a place for farmers to set up their markets and sell their produce,” said Dan Hine, who is the market’s project director. Hine said his main goal is to keep farmers in the county. “There used to be over 400 Loudoun County farmers, now we’re under 30 so we’re trying to save the farmers as much as we can,” he said.

Mixing urban and suburban, EatLoCo Brambleton Marketplace strikes a purposeful balance between a place to enjoy entertainment and also stock up on farm fresh produce. Live music, rotating food trucks, guest chefs, wineries and breweries are just a few of the programs the Marketplace will offer throughout the year.  The marketplace is open year round and will continue every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM. Check out the list of farmers, artisans and upcoming events at the market!


Builder Spotlight

Embracing the Surban Lifestyle in Brambleton

It’s a clear fact that modern, sophisticated people like city living – the energy, the walkability, the community spirit. There comes a time in life, however, when people yearn for all of this and more. More room to grow. More home for their money. Yet still with all of the energy and connectedness of city life. This is why a new community design concept – the surban lifestyle – has taken shape in America, and especially here in metro DC – city-styled neighborhoods, set in the more relaxed, open suburbs. For young families, busy professionals, or empty-nesters ready to make the most of new-found free time, it’s a bright new idea in how to live. And this game changing idea has come to life in Brambleton, with homes just minutes from Metro’s Silver Line in Loudoun and within walking distance to shops, eateries and gathering spots.

Living in Downtown Brambleton

Three builders bring their unique designs to Downtown Brambleton. Come explore over 10 models showcasing contemporary features such as rooftop terraces, elevators, covered verandas and large windows.

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 lower $700s
23033 Canyon Oak Court
Contact Heather Moesle at 703-542-7223


Final Closeout at Van Metre Berkshire
Single-family sized, quick delivery, mega-townhomes at close-out prices!
  • Approximately 4,000 sq ft
  • Four story homes – each with private elevators and roof-top terraces
  • Private homesites with clear views, backing to woods with no homes immediately in front or behind
  • Quick deliveries available with substantial discounts
  • Priced in the $600s

Contact Bonita Hartbarger or Rich Bryan, 703-764-5494


Birchwood at Brambleton – Life Refreshes at 55!

Stay connected to all upcoming Birchwood events and builder news by liking our Birchwood at Brambleton page on Facebook. Below is a list of the Birchwood builders, their model/sales center location and contact info.

  • Van Metre Grand Villas – Model Now Open, located at 42803 Cumulus Terrace. Priced from the low $600s. Contact Ernie Kyger, 703-764-5426
  • Van Metre Condos – Now selling The Flats & The Lifts, temporary sales center located at 42803 Cumulus Terrace. Priced from the upper $300s to mid $400s. Contact Grace Strother, 703-764-5426
  • Miller & Smith Courtyards – Now selling, temporary sales center located at 42311 Fern Croft Terrace. Priced from the upper $500s. Contact Catherine Taylor, 703-327-0427.
  • Winchester Homes Bungalows – Pre-selling from temporary sales center located at 23033 Canyon Oak Court. Priced from the upper $500s. Contact Mary Dixon, 703-939-1263.  Anticipated May 12th model grand opening!

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. Be sure you’re on Birchwood’s contact list for invites to all upcoming events.


Brambleton Library

 

The landscape of the Brambleton Town Center is rapidly changing as the new Loudoun County Public Library building takes shape! Great progress is being made on the striking four-story structure of brick, stone and glass as the library positions itself to open this fall as a hub for community gatherings, hands-on learning and collaboration. Here are some of the features of the Brambleton Library:

  • The Library will be on the first two levels of a four-story building located in the Brambleton Town Center (overall size of library will be 40,000 sq ft)
  • Dedicated space and materials for children, teens and adults
  • Multiple meeting and community rooms for library programs and public use
  • Large windows allow customers to watch an automated material handling machine process returns of library items
  • Makerspace will provide community access to 3D printers, laser cutters, a recording studio and other creative technologies
  • A video gaming room will be located in the Teen Center on the second floor
  • Discover Walls will provide colorful and comfortable nooks for customers to curl up with a good book – these can be found on both levels
  • Stairs from the first to second floor incorporate platform seating (with cushions for additional comfortable seating). This area will be an ideal space for hosting programs with a performance area – featuring a projector and screen – directly across from the stairs.
Friends of the Brambleton Library Group Present Their New Logo

We are proud to announce the official logo of Friends of the Brambleton Library. Hearty appreciation goes out to the logo designer, graphic artist extraordinaire Lauren Malik!

The Friends of the Brambleton Library is a volunteer group committed to service and fundraising in support of the Brambleton Library. If you are ready to get involved, please send an e.mail to FriendsoftheBrambletonLibrary@gmail.com.


Upcoming Events

Don’t Miss a Moment of Fun!

race brambleton loudoun lyme runThe Spring race season is here! Brambleton’s beautifully lined streets and luscious landscape creates the perfect backdrop for these family-friendly 5k/10k races — each benefiting local organizations. Click on the links below to learn more and register for each event:

 

Cheers To Weekly Runs & Bike Rides!

If the friendly competition of an official 5k/10k is not your thing, relax with a weeknight run or bike ride sponsored by Lost Rhino Retreat and Bicycle Outfitters.

Tuesday Nights:  Rhino Chasers Run Club. 6-9 PM

The Rhino Chasers run club is back every Tuesday evening starting at 6 PM. Meet at the restaurant, take your pick of a 1 mile, 3 mile or 5 mile run then come back to the bar or patio to enjoy beers & dinner. All run club members receive 10% off their check! See event details on Facebook.

Wednesday Nights: Rhino Rides, 6:30 PM

Dust off your bike for a weekly ride with family, neighbors and new friends! Meet at 6:30 PM in front of Bicycle Outfitters for a fun 1-hour bike ride led by staff through Brambleton and surrounds and finish up at Lost Rhino Retreat for brews!

Average speed 12 mph, approx. 10 miles. Helmets are required. Bikes must have working lights on front & back. Cyclists ride at their own risk. For more information, call Bicycle Outfitters at 703-327-3222.

Brew Fest: May 19

Presented by the Brambleton Town Center and Lost Rhino Retreat, the Bram Brew Fest returns for its fourth year on Saturday, May 19th, from 1 to 6 PM. This year’s new feature is UNLIMITED POURS – sample all the tasty craft beer you want! Spend your afternoon enjoying local breweries, food trucks, live music and other fun, beer related activities. Go online to purchase tickets or sign up to volunteer.

#BramLife Monthly Minute

Check out this video to stay current on what’s happening around Brambleton this month, and click to learn about more spring events in the Brambleton Town Center.


Town Center News

onelife gym at brambleton

Onelife 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.


School News

Winwood Family Fun Day

Brambleton Day CareYou’re invited you to our Family Fun Day Open House on Saturday, April 14th from 10 AM to 1 PM. Discover all the great things Winwood Children’s Center has to offer. During our Family Fun Day Open House you will enjoy:

  • Delicious Popcorn & Cotton Candy
  • Music & Dancing
  • Bounce House
  • And More

You can also see our newly renovated spaces, meet teachers and see some of our classrooms in action. We’ve given the school a facelift including brand new flooring, new paint, new furniture and new decor to add to the homelike environment that makes Winwood the best child care center in the Brambleton area. We look forward to seeing you there!

Winwood Children’s Center Promise:  We provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home.

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