Blog: Brambleton Buzz

News & Events Around Ashburn, September Edition

September 22, 2017 | by brambleton

 

Brambleton Builder Update

Mark Your Calendars For Brambleton’s Model Home Tour Weekend!

The fall has arrived and it’s the time of year for fun weekends that include apple picking, fall festivals, planning your Halloween costume and other adventures such as HOUSE HUNTING! If design-gazing is a day well spent, then we’ve got good news: consider yourself invited to tour Brambleton’s newest model homes! Celebrate the grand openings with our Model Home Tour Event on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1. Start your tour off at the Welcome Center where you’ll receive a touring map and special giveaway (while supplies last). Call us with any questions: 703-542-2925.

Catch The Latest Builder Buzz

Our builders have worked hard all summer to put the final touches on their newest model homes NOW OPEN in the Downtown Brambleton and West Park neighborhoods. Stop in and see the many new designs that are exclusive to Brambleton! Here’s the latest news from each builder:

  • Knutson – 4 New Designs Now Selling in Downtown Brambleton! Outdoor living is a signature feature of a Knutson home. In our new Downtown Brambleton location, choose between a rooftop or alfresco terrace in 4 new desigs: The Barrett and Prescott with Alfresco Terraces, or the Fleetwood and Rockland with Rooftop Terraces and rear decks at the 2nd Both create elevated enclaves for entertaining and relaxing with family and friends, and are conveniently located within steps, not miles, of 40 shops and restaurants as well as Legacy Park and miles of community trails! Priced from the mid to upper $400s, these homes feature 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and up to 2,688 sq ft. Model under construction; visit the Luna model for more details.
  • Miller & Smith – 5 new models are now open in the Garden District in Downtown Brambleton! The Garden District is where intimate green spaces shape the entire neighborhood, and where the outdoors are integrated into every home in a fresh new way. Charming courtyards or private rear yards become the heart of your home, outdoors. Stop in to visit the 5 new model homes – with unique designs found only in Brambleton! Now Selling from the low $500s.
  • Van Metre – Join the Downtown Brambleton sales team for a sneak peek of the new Teagarden model home this weekend! Meet at the Van Metre tent off Porter Ridge Terrace this Sat & Sun (Sept 23 & 24) from 11 AM to 1 PM to see the new model before it opens to the public next weekend. RSVP to 703-928-8242 or 571-340-1150 and they’ll have coffee and donuts waiting for you!
  • Winchester SmartHome Technology – Every new Winchester home at West Park in Brambleton comes with a HomeSmart Technology Package.  This includes the tools to control your home from anywhere with the touch of an easy-to-use mobile app!  You will receive a doorbell with a live camera feed, front door lock, thermostat, 2 lighting controls, garage door opener, 1 hub and 1 pre-wire for a wireless access point, all of which use the com platform to monitor, protect and automate your home.  And at settlement, Winchester is giving homebuyers a voice-controlled Echo Dot as well!  One full year of automation is included with the purchase of your West Park home. Visit the Radcliffe model in the West Park neighborhood to learn more!
A Brambleton Benefitonlife fitness Brambleton Town Center

Did you know a FREE, 1-year membership to OneLife Fitness comes with the purchase of your new Brambleton home, thanks to your builder? If you purchased a brand new home from a Brambleton builder within the past year, hurry in to OneLife Fitness to activate the FREE membership (your builder has already paid for it)! Call the club for details, 703-774-9500. *Please note: free membership must be activated within one year of your settlement date. Free memberships are non-transferable and not applicable to Brambleton resales.

Helpful Resources

For a complete list of all new homes available in Brambleton, check out https://www.brambleton.com/findyournewhome/.


Attention Realtors!

Sneak A Peek Before the Public!

Be among the first to see our builders’ newly decorated model homes, many with unique indoor/outdoor living spaces and urban designs found only in Brambleton! See them first on Tuesday, the 26th before our public Model Tour Event on Saturday, Sept 30th & Sunday, Oct 1st! Start your tour off at our Welcome Center (42395 Ryan Road, Ste. 100, Brambleton, VA 20148) and receive a touring map and special giveaway (while supplies last). Enjoy a catered lunch while catching up on the latest development news, enter to win door prizes and tour the 13 new builder models!

RSVP HERE

Bring your business cards to enter the prize drawings: Pop-Up Dinner for 6 with Wine Pairings by Chef Jason Maddens (enter at the Welcome Center), Amazon Echo (enter at Miller & Smith), $100 VISA Gift Card (enter at Winchester Homes), and more!

 


Upcoming Events

 

Race Brambleton Series – Upcoming Events

The Race Brambleton Series was inspired by the many runners in the community who make use of the trails. It began in 2013 with the idea of promoting several family-friendly events throughout the year to include 5Ks, 10Ks and even a Kids’ Triathlon. In addition, the series promotes a Triple Crown Finisher medal, which is custom-made each year and is awarded to participants who complete at least three races in the series. There’s still time to get your Triple Crown, as three races remain this year:

  • Two By Four Race Against Childhood & Canine Cancers – Sunday, October 1: Your involvement will help to further critical research that can move the needle towards better medicines and a cure. 100% of net proceeds will go to support the work of the Canines-N-Kids Foundation and Smashing Walnuts Foundation in their missions to fight cancer in our most vulnerable populations – children and man’s best friend. Register here.
  • Zombie Run – Saturday, October 28: Are you a runner or are you a zombie? You choose! In this slightly scary timed 5k race, you can race through our tunnels and trails dodging zombies or you can live out your nightmares of being a zombie and chase runners while you try and eat their brains (or flags in this case). Learn more and register here.
  • Lace Up For Learning – November 11: This family-oriented fundraising event encourages a healthy lifestyle and engages local communities in support of their schools. Race benefits Brambleton’s schools (Creighton’s Corner, Legacy, Moorefield Station, Brambleton & Stone Hill Middle, and Briar Woods & Rock Ridge High). The more who run for a school, the more money the school gets! Learn more and register here.

Town Center News

Blue Ridge Grill Sunday BBQ Nights ends October 8th – Blue Ridge Grill’s Sunday BBQ Nights promo has been extended until October 8th. Enjoy BBQ specials on ribs, chicken and shrimp from 3 PM ‘til close. Brambleton and Ashburn locations only.

Eclips’ October Pink Promotion During the month of October, take 20% off all pink products at Eclips Salon. Additional “pink” promos include pink tape in hair extensions for $15; PLUS, Eclips will donate a percentage of their monthly totals to the Step Sisters.

Swing In To Go Bananas for Fun October Events – Mark your calendars for 2 fun events at Go Bananas this month.  Washington’s #1 Children’s Entertainer, The Great Zucchini, will be at Go Bananas on October 7 at 10:30 AM.  Then Tim Arnold “The Silhouette Man,” – America’s premier silhouette artist – will be working by appointment only on October 13 & 14. Call the store to make your appointment and for more details, 703-327-1900.

 

Sunday Funday Yoga at the Retreat – Experience “Sunday Funday Yogaat Lost Rhino Retreat on Sunday, October 22nd from 10:30-11:30 AM. Tickets are $15 and include vinyasa yoga led by a local community member, Monica Hoybach, RYT-200, and one drink token. Space is limited to 20 people so purchase your ticket early to guarantee your spot. Walk-ins welcome if space is available.

Brambleton Town Center Trick-or-Treating: Sunday, October 29, 12-2 PM

Bring your little ghosts and goblins over to the Brambleton Town Center and Welcome Center for special Halloween treats (while supplies last) on October 29th from 12-2 PM. There will also be a free craft station, balloon artist and free Hay Rides. This event is free and open to the public.

Weekly Trail Runs & Bike Rides

  • Tuesdays: Rhino Chasers Run Club, 6 PM
    Meet at Lost Rhino Retreat every Tuesday at 6 PM (weather permitting). Go for an organized run, then meet back at the Retreat for drinks, food, and camaraderie with fellow run and beer enthusiasts. All paces and ages welcome for the run.
  • Wednesdays: Rhino Rides, 6:30 PM
    Join us every Wednesday for Lost Rhino’s bike & brew ride with Bicycle Outfitters! Meet at Bicycle Outfitters in Brambleton Town Center at 6:20 pm for a fun 1-hour bike ride led by staff through Brambleton 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 of bikes. Cyclists ride at their own risk. For more information, call Bicycle Outfitters at 703-327-3222. 

Tenant Spotlight:  The UPS Store

Did you know? The UPS Store has the card stock to make your special occasion cards look great! Simply email your design and they’ll do the printing: store5505@theupsstore.com.

You probably associate The UPS Store with shipping your holiday packages, or the place that magically takes your returns and erases the errs of a disastrous online shopping spree; but they’re here to help in many more ways! Steve and Lorraine Kellam have owned and operated Brambleton’s The UPS Store since 2005 (did you know they were the first store to open after Harris Teeter). Then they grew and obtained their second store in South Riding. And now, building upon their past success, they have just recently opened a third store in Ashburn at Junction Plaza Shopping Center. They enjoy helping the community through sponsoring local events and charities. Their most recent charity was collecting and shipping donations to Hurricane Harvey victims. Stop in to meet the Kellams, or their friendly staff, at any of their three stores.

 

Dentistry From The Heart: Giving Back In Our Community

A big thank you goes out to the generous teams of dental professionals from Costa Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Northern Virginia Orthodontics, as well as many other area dentists who volunteered their services for the local Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH) event on Saturday, September 16 here at the Brambleton Town Center. DFTH is a worldwide nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free dental care to those in need. Every year, thousands of individual dentists, hygienists, volunteers, and hundreds of practices across the world donate their time and resources to host their own DFTH events. Brambleton’s event was able to provide over 60 patients from northern Virginia and Maryland with necessary dental services they would otherwise have not been able to afford.

HELP WANTED: NOW HIRING
Work close to home with a job at the Brambleton Town Center.  These tenants are currently hiring:

  • Ah-So –Many positions available. Please email us at resto@gmail.com or fill out the form on our website: https://www.ahsoresto.com/contact.
  • Hair Cuttery – Hair Cuttery is Hair Cuttery is seeking talented/licensed Stylists and Managers for our Loudoun County salons. Comp pay, benefits, and flex schedule. Call/text Kenny @ 301-331-7861, or visit haircuttery.com/careers. EOE

StoneSprings Hospital Upcoming Events

October 4: Coffee & Conversation

StoneSprings Hospital Center is pleased to host a monthly “Coffee & Conversation” discussion group. Each month, join the conversation with a community healthcare provider to learn more about healthcare topics that matter to you. In October, oncologist, Dr. Mei Firestone and breast surgeon, Dr. Virginia Chiantella, will discuss breast cancer and the steps you can take to prevent it. There is no cost to attend but registration is required. Call for more info: 855-226-7344. This event will be held on Oct 4 from 7-8 PM at Mug ‘n Muffin in the Stone Ridge Village Center.

StoneSprings Hospital Center Hosts Free Hernia Screening

Hernias can be painful and unpredictable. Join us for a FREE Hernia Screening event on October 12 to hear from our expert surgeons as they provide education on this common but often misunderstood condition. During this free event, you will:

  • Hear about the common causes, symptoms, and treatment options
  • Learn about the benefits of minimally invasive hernia surgery
  • Participate in a hands-on demonstration with robotic-assisted technology
  • Receive a private hernia screening following the presentation

There is no cost to attend. Space is limited, so please RSVP online or by calling 855-226-7344.


Brambleton Library News

Friends of Brambleton Library Meeting

The next meeting of the Friends of Brambleton Library (FOBL) will be on Thursday, September 28th at 7:30 PM in the Brambleton Welcome Center (42395 Ryan Road, Suite 100). All are welcome to attend.

As you can see below there has been a great deal of progress on the construction of the new library! To follow the progress, please visit our facebook page!

 

 

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