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What’s Trending in Brambleton – November Edition

November 21, 2016 | by brambleton

The Giving Season Has Arrived!

Feeling thankful and would like to give back this year? Here are a few ways you can share the love:

Support your local small businesses on Saturday!

The Brambleton Town Center is proud to have so many small businesses.
Please consider supporting our local merchants THIS Saturday!
Special deals and steals can be found at these stores listed here.

Healthy For the Holidays Challenge is in Full Swing!

‘Tis the season to step it up, Brambleton! The MyBramHealth “Healthy for the Holidays” challenge kicked off last week but there’s still time to join in and help your team claim the $500 grand prize!  Join famed nutritionist and cookbook author, Frances Largeman-Roth for a Facebook LIVE event on Monday, December 5th at 1 PM on the Brambleton Community Association‘s Facebook page.  Tune in for health tips and the motivation you need to keep you on track this holiday season!

 

November Talk of the Town now LIVE on BTV – FiOS channel 42

Lace Up for Learning 5k raises $12K for Local Schools

Thank you for coming out to raise money for your local schools. We had a perfect fall day for all the festivities. There were almost 800 participants for the 5k and 200 for the Kids’ Fun Run. The amount of registration proceeds benefiting our school is directly correlated to the level of participation. Lace Up for Learning event photos here.

Final School Results:
9th place:
Briar Woods High School with 2.4% of registrations
8th place:
Moorefield Station Elementary PTO with 4.1% of registrations
7th place:
Virginia Academy with 4.5% of registrations
6th place:
St Theresa School with 6.5% of registrations
5th place:
Stone Hill Middle School PTO with 7.9% of registrations
4th place:
Creighton’s Corner PTA with 11.7% of registrations
3rd place:
Madison’s Trust PTA with 13.6% of registrations
2nd place:
Legacy Elementary PTO with 23.4% of registrations
1st place:
Rock Ridge High School PTSO with 24.5% of registrations
(These percentages represent the portion of registration proceeds each school will receive).

The $500 Bonus and Spirit Award trophy went to our school with the highest number of participants (registrants and volunteers combined) as a percentage of the school’s 2016-2017 total enrollment. Legacy had 30% of their school’s enrollment participating and receives a $500 bonus and the trophy to keep until next year’s event! For more information, visit www.LaceUpforLearning.com.

Fall in LOVE with Brambleton

Fabulous Fall in Brambleton. This is the #bramlife! Brambleton's trail system is beautiful in Fall

 

Meet Brambleton’s Spotlight Realtor: Scott Koval – Co-Founder/Realtor®

“Co-founder of the JS Realty Team @ Samson Properties, Scott Koval has been providing ethical, honest, & fair real estate transactions for more than 12 years. Having represented over $110 million in real estate transactions over the span of his career, Scott strives to ensure all of his real estate clients have a positive experience. Scott is dedicated to building lifelong relationships, and to helping clients fulfill their real estate dreams. If you want experience and integrity in your real estate partner, Scott is your expert! Scott enjoys shopping and dining at the Brambleton Town Center & attending many of the fantastic events that Brambleton hosts.”

Do you have a question about buying a home in Brambleton? Our Spotlight Realtor of the Month is ready to help you – just call Scott at 703.625.3446
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The JS Realty Team:  Your Not-So-Secret Agents!

Development Construction Update

The new Madison’s Trust Elementary is now OPEN
The Brambleton Middle School is currently under construction
For more information on our 2020 Vision, please visit our website.
The Loudoun County Government handbook on the latest transportation projects can be viewed here.

Hanson Regional Park APPROVED!A map of the future Hanson Regional Park near Brambleton, the newest homes near Ashburn, VA.

Town Center Tidbits

  • Spotlight Tenant of the Month: Peet’s Coffee & Tea – Stop by the Welcome Center and register to win a half pound of their Holiday Blend whole bean coffee with peppermint bark and a festive holiday mug!
  • November BTC Newsletter Now Available – Town Center news and upcoming events are just a click away, or stop by the Brambleton Welcome Center to pick up your copy today.  To be included in next month’s “Favorite Photos,” post your photos on social media using hashtag #bramlife or #brambleton.
  • Small Business Saturday – Support small, local businesses at the Brambleton Town Center on Saturday, November 26th. There will be holiday entertainment from 1-4 pm, and participating retailers will be offering specials and promotions throughout the day. Find more info on our Facebook event page.
  • Suzanne Eaton Christmas Trees – Back in Brambleton for their 4th year, the Suzanne Eaton Christmas Tree lot will remain open daily in the Town Center through Christmas Eve, 10 am to 9 pm.  They offer fresh cut Fraser Firs from North Carolina ranging in size from six to twelve feet, as well as wreaths, garland and tree stands. They accept Master Card and Visa and offer FREE delivery to Brambleton residents! Proceeds from the tree stand goes to the Cherry Blossom Breast Cancer Foundation, a local non-profit which focuses on the detection, treatment, education and elimination of breast cancer.
  • GlamourEYEz Your Kids for the Holidays – InSight Eye Optique invites you to an exclusive trunk show and styling event featuring Lafont and Etnia Barcelona Eyewear on Saturday, December 3rd from 11 am – 2 pm.  Stop by the store for frame styling, festivities, photos with Santa and free giveaways.  InSight Eye Optique is located at 42395 Ryan Road, Suite #120 in the Brambleton Town Center.  Visit them online at www.insighteyeoptique.com or call 703-962-1010.
  • Winter Wonderland – Get in the holiday spirit and join us for DJ entertainment, roaming characters, kids’ crafts, hot cocoa, carolers & more on Saturday, December 10th, from 2-4 PM.
  • Holiday Shopping Spree, Nov 9 – Dec 7 – The Brambleton Town Center Holiday Shopping Spree is back!  We know you shoppers look forward to this one, as one lucky person wins a $1,000 shopping spree to the Town Center and then the local school of their choice ALSO receives a $1,000 donation!  Entry forms are available at all Town Center merchants and online.  No purchase necessary.
  • Food Drive at Nick’s Taverna – Now through December 20th, Nick’s Taverna is hosting a food drive with donations to benefit Loudoun Hunger Relief. Receive one raffle ticket for each non-perishable food item donated, and be entered to win a $200 Amazon Gift Card right before the holidays! Winner will be announced on December 21st!
  • No More Clipping! Access town center coupons online and redeem directly from your phone by going to www.brambleton.com/specials.

SAVE THE DATE!

 

Let the Brambleton Town Center cater your Holiday Party!

 

Have you heard about Brambleton’s 2020 Vision?

Take a peek at Brambleton’s 2020 Vision here.
A new Loudoun County Public Library is anticipated to open January 2018 (latest rendering below)

Interested in renting future space at the Brambleton Town Center, please contact KLNB.

Builder Buzz

  • Over 5,100 homes have been sold in Brambleton since the community opened for sales in 2001.  Among
    our five builders (Camberley, Knutson, Miller & Smith, Van Metre and Winchester) there are 158 homes remaining in inventory in the current phase of development.  For a current list of all the builders’ products and pricing, as well as quick delivery homes, check out the Find Your New Home section on our website.
  • MODELS NOW OPEN! Miller & Smith is pleased to introduce two new townhome models uniquely designed for our Brambleton Evermont Trace neighborhood. These gorgeous new townhomes offer it all with nearly 2,500 square feet of living space, 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 – 3.5 baths and a 2 car garage. Open. Modern. Stylish. With tremendous kitchens, spacious great rooms that can feature a fireplace and are adjacent to the optional deck/screened porch which allows for desirable indoor/outdoor living opportunities. Upstairs the owner’s suites are luxurious with huge walk-in closets. New Home information can be found here and more photos here.
  • Now Open! Come check out the largest rooftop terraces in all of Loudoun County!  Visit Knutson Homes’ all-new Sales Gallery in the heart of downtown Brambleton, located at 22895 Brambleton Plaza, Suite 104.
  • Now selling! Single Family Homes by Van Metre in Evermont Trace
  • Coming Soon! Birchwood at Brambleton, our boomer neighborhood – “Life refreshes at 55, are you old enough?” Sign up on the Birchwood VIP List here.

Single-Family Homes:

  • The average base price of single-families in Brambleton = $699,865*
  • Van Metre has recently opened their Evermont Trace neighborhood with 4 new floorplans starting in the upper $600s with 5 bedrooms and 3+ baths.  Sizes range from 3,174 to nearly 3,700 square feet.
  • Winchester Homes is SOLD OUT of their Glenmere Collection.
  • 17 single-family homes remain in current inventory (between Van Metre’s new Evermont Trace neighborhood and Edgewood Collection).

Town Homes:

  • The average base price of all townhomes in Brambleton = $536,347*
  • This represents a slight 0.4% increase over last month.
  • Our builders currently have a total of 141 townhomes in inventory.
  • Van Metre has sold their Plan M model in Clover Hill and will soon be moving into their Berkshire model.
  • Van Metre Section 24 (villas) only have 3 lots remaining.  Their Plan B model is now closed. For assistance, contact Ernie Kyger at 703-928-8242.
  • Winchester Section 24 townhomes is now SOLD OUT!
  • Camberley Homes has 7 homes remaining and is selling out of the Winchester Homes’ Abbey (SF) model.
  • M&S is now open in the Evermont Trace neighborhood with 2 floorplans (the Hillwood & Foxton) starting at $469,990.

Brambleton Sales

2016 YTD Sales = 263

  • 2016 Year-to-Date single-family home sales = 65
  • 2016 Year-to-Date townhome sales = 198

PTD Sales = 5,161

  • Project-to-Date single-family home sales = 2,083
  • Project-to-Date townhome sales = 2,279
  • Project-to-Date condo sales = 799

New Home Information Packet: www.issuu.com/brambleton
Model Home Map: www.issuu.com/brambleton
Brambleton’s Builder Model Home Video Tours can be viewed on our Youtube Playlist here.
Need a new home now? View a list of Brambleton’s Quick Delivery homes here.

Brambleton Community Association News

BCA Community 2016 Newsletter – The latest monthly community news from the Brambleton Community Association can be found here on their website. If you are a new resident to Brambleton, click here to view their New Resident Handbook (iPad friendly). You can also follow their latest news LIVE on Facebook.

Advertising with BCA – If you are a business owner in or near Brambleton and would like to grow your business by getting your name in front of more than 4,500 subscribers, please contact Sonya Farrell to inquire about ad space availability in our monthly newsletter and New Resident Handbook.

Brambleton’s Annual Meeting 2016 Update

Brambleton’s Newest Amenity

Brambleton Kids Care Turkey Trail Trot & Food Drive – November 24th, 9:00 AM. Looking to burn some calories before feasting on turkey, potatoes, and pie?  Join Brambleton Kids Care for an informal Turkey Trail Trot through the community.  Meet at the Corner Clubhouse for the 2-ish mile walk/jog/run on the trails (feel free to do the loop twice for extra mileage).  There is no fee to participate; however, we ask that you bring canned donations to benefit Loudoun Hunger Relief.  To register and for more information, visit the Brambleton Kids Care web page.

Santa’s checking his list!

pictures with santa event

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

This is the #BramLife!

Thank you for sharing your photos with us – view all the #BramLife pics here and be sure to keep tagging them!

Bonds Overwhelmingly Approved in Loudoun

Loudoun voters threw their support behind $344.69 million worth of general obligation bonds on the ballot Tuesday. That means the county will have financing to build three new schools, a regional park, road improvements and a new fire and rescue station, among other projects.

Just more than 56 percent voted in favor of borrowing just more than $76 million to build a recreation and community center in Ashburn and Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park in the Blue Ridge District.

Source Loudoun  Now

Dulles Rail Hot Topics

  • Loudoun county staff presented an update regarding Loudoun’s Silver Line Metrorail obligations and funding to the Board of Supervisors’ Finance/Government Operations and Economic Development Committee. The presentation is online here. The item prepared for the meeting is here.
  • Get the latest from the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project here.
  • Online Tool: Metrorail Service District Parcel Lookup – Enter your address or parcel identification number to determine if your property is in the Dulles Metrorail Service District.

Silver Line Metro to arrive in Loudoun in 2020

The county continues to prepare for the arrival of rail service and the opening of two Loudoun County Metro stations, Loudoun Gateway (formerly known as Route 606) and Ashburn (formerly known as Route 772).  Service to the Loudoun Gateway and Ashburn Stations is expected to begin in 2020. To keep up to date on the project, visit: www.loudoun.gov/dullesrail. Learn more about the Silver Line: www.dullesmetro.com

 

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