Reston Waterfront Living
Reston features many elements of the urban design movement, New Urbanism. Walkable neighborhoods, a distinct town center, convenient placement of businesses, and attractive landscaping are just a few elements of Reston that makes it a new urban community. Reston VA is also home to four beautiful lakes for prime Reston waterfront living:
Lake Anne, Reston
Lake Anne is the historic “heart and soul” of Reston. This area is a prime example of a walkable community. Lake Anne consists of condos at Washington and Lake Anne Plaza , Heron House and Lakeview.
Townhomes are located at at Chimney House, Inlet Court, Lakeside, Waterview, and Washington Plaza, and single family homes on it’s Northern and Southern shores.
Lake Audubon, Reston
Lake Audubon has attractive landscapes that make the recreation activities even more enjoyable. Built in 1979 and about 44 acres, it’s shores has Condos, Townhomes, Patio Homes an Single Family Homes ranging from affordable housing to luxury properties.
Some of the communities include Brenton Cove Towns, Beacon Hill Patios and Towns, Nantucket Condos, Dockside Condos, Lake Audubon Towns, Mallards Landing Towns, Audubon Terrace Towns, Wharf Towns, Cabots Point Towns, South Bay Patios and Cedar Cove Towns.
Lake Thoreau, Reston
Lake Thoreau is a quieter area in Reston that really takes advantage of the tranquil lake atmosphere. Lake Thoreau hosts almost a dozen Reston neighborhoods. Condos are located in the Harbor Point community near the South Lakes Shopping Center.
Townhomes are located South and North of the lake in the Lakewinds, Walden, Chadds Ford, Westcove, Harbor Point and Winterport Clusters. Single Family Homes are located on the Western end and North side of Lake Thoreau.
Lake Newport, Reston
Lake Newport is just north of the Reston Town Center, adjacent to the Baron Cameron Park. Lake Newport is a 12 acre man-made lake built in 1981 and has some of Reston’s most luxurious neighborhoods.
Town and Patio homes can be found at Hemingway, while large, luxurious single family homes are located in the Newport, Greenwich Point, BelCastle, Newport Shores and Newport Cove neighborhoods.
For more Reston, Virginia, real estate information:
- View my Reston Neighborhoods guide to learn about the unique personality and wonderful lifestyle you’ll find in each of the area’s neighborhoods.
- The area’s real estate listings include a variety of housing types. Find current listings for condominiums and single family homes for sale in Reston. You may also be interested in waterfront condos for sale in Reston.
- Visit all Reston Lakefront properties listings and see why New Urbanism living is so appealing!