Neighborhoods in South Riding, VA


With easy access to Dulles/Reston/Tysons Corner technology corridor via US Route 50 and State Route 28, the town of South Riding in Loudoun County, Virginia was established in 1995 as a planned community. It is 30 miles east from Washington D.C. The South Riding mission statement is to develop the best community to live and raise a family in Northern Virginia.

South Riding is served by Loudoun County Public Schools and private schools. Public schools include: Freedom High School, J. Michael Lunsford Middle School, Mercer Middle School, Pinebrook Elementary, Hutchison Farm Elementary School, Cardinal Ridge Elementary, Little River Elementary School, and Liberty Elementary School.

South Riding Proprietary consists of 6,300 homes and 28,000 residents. There are many hosted annual events for the community such as Tuesday Night Summer Movies and Friday Night Concerts in the Park. Residents in the area have access to: four outdoor swimming pools, ten playground, four tennis courts, and miles of biking and walking trails. The Dulles South Recreation and Community Center features an indoor swimming pool, lazy river, fitness center, sports court, rock climbing wall, and an outdoor skate park.

South Village is a community with 429 single family and town homes which were built in the early 2000’s. Nearby shopping, amenities, and green spaces make it the perfect place for families. Amenities include: an outdoor pool, tennis courts, playgrounds, soccer field, park, and many choices of nature paths around the neighborhood.

Are you and your family moving into or away from South Riding, Virginia or other neighborhoods in the Loudoun County region? Providing a personalized and well-managed move to our clients is American Moving & Storage’s top priority! Will you also need secure storage for your move? Our offices and secure storage facility are right next to Dulles Airport. To get a free quote for your move and to schedule our services, contact us at 703-870-7975.

Moving to and Living in Purcellville, VA


Located in western Loudoun County and twenty five miles from Dulles International Airport, the town of Purcellville, VA provides easy access to outdoor activities such as hiking and farm visits while also offering a robust dining and craft brewery scene. Settled in 1764, the area used to be referred to as the “Village of Purcell Store” after the area’s first postmaster. The village was officially renamed Purcellville on July 9, 1852 and incorporated by 1908. The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad used to run from Alexandria to Purcellville.

The Purcellville train station is still standing and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Many of the older structures in the area display the Victorian architecture that was prevalent during the turn-of-the-century. In addition to the train station, other historic sites listed on the National Register are:

  • Locust Grove – A historic home that was built in two phases (one in 1817 and another in 1837). The original was a Federal-style single pile, two-story home made of fieldstone with a side gable roof. The later addition was two and a half stories, three-bay, double-pile, and also made of fieldstone. Federal and Greek revival styles can be seen in the interior of the home. The property also features a spring house, barn, garage, stone watering trough, and a chimney.
  • Purcellville Historic District – This is the central business district in the area, but also includes some surrounding residential areas. The buildings depict a range of architectural styles that were popular during the 19th and 20th centuries in Virginia. It includes these notable buildings: Purcellville School, Purcell House and Store, Bethany United Methodist Church, St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Purcellville National Bank, Town Hall, and the Asa Moore Janney House.
  • Rich Bottom Farm – This Federal-style, two-story, limestone and brick structured historic home was built in three sections from 1780 and 1820. The property also has a springhouse and smokehouse.
  • The Tabernacle-Fireman’s Field – This is the historic meeting site and grounds which includes the Bush Meeting Tabernacle, a 8,500 square foot building that was originally built to house the “Bush Meetings” conducted by the Prohibition and Evangelical Association of Loudoun County. In 1939, the building was converted to a roller skating rink. Fireman’s Field serves as the home to the Purcellville Cannons of the Valley Baseball League.

Are you and your family planning on moving into or away from the Purcellville, VA area? American Moving & Storage offers: free estimates, local and long distance moving, packing and unpacking services, climate controlled storage, and moving services for homes, offices, apartments, and condominiums. We are fully licensed and insured movers. Contact us today at 703-870-7975.

Communities in Aldie, VA


The community of Aldie lies on the John Mosby Highway, between the Catoctin Mountains and the Bull Run Mountains. The eastern part is more residential with many newly built neighborhoods, while Aldie Hills maintained its agrarian character. There are three places on the National Register of Historic Places: Aldie Mill Historic District (includes the Aldie Mill and other historical buildings), the Loudoun Agriculture and Mechanical Institute, and Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church.

The area is served by these schools:

  • Aldie Elementary School
  • Arcola Elementary School
  • Buffalo Trail Elementary
  • Goshen Post Elementary School
  • Pinebrook Elementary School
  • Mercer Middle School
  • Willard Middle School
  • John Champe High School
  • Lightridge High School

Little River, a tributary of the New River, flows through Aldie. Aldie Park offers beautiful walking trails and natural scenery for visitors.

Loudoun Crossing is a close-knit community located on Carriage Horse Drive. Residents love the events hosted for the families in the neighborhood – International Children’s Day in November and Fall Festival in October. The amenities include: a clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, fitness center, and a playground.

On Summerall Drive, Kirkpatrick Farms is a mountain view community with numerous amenities. There is a clubhouse, swimming pool, many playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, ball fields, and interconnecting trails nearby beautiful ponds. The clubhouse can be rented out for parties, conferences and any events planned by residents. Pinebrook Elementary is also located in the neighborhood.

The Lenah Hill neighborhood has a variety of single family homes with access to many recreational amenities. Residents can access a gym, pool, clubhouse with a patio, tot lots, ponds, playing fields, an amphitheater, dog park, tennis courts, basketball courts, and walking trails with plenty of trees and green space for the family to enjoy.

Are you moving into or out of your home or business in Aldie, VA? The American Moving & Storage team is ready to help you manage your move! Let us to make your upcoming move an efficient, organized and trouble-free experience. To get a moving quote, call us at 703-870-7975.


Guide to Moving in Centreville, VA


Did you know that Centreville was the first proper town within the modern boundaries of Fairfax County in Virginia? The area has historical attractions such as Manassas National Battlefield Park and Bull Run Regional Park. Centreville is 20 miles west of Washington, DC. It is served by three main roads: US Rt 29, VA Rt 28, and SR 620 (Braddock Rd). Interstate 66 is used to commute to DC and other metropolitan areas. Are you planning on moving to Centreville, VA? We hope that our guide will help you before your move!

Centreville is served by Fairfax County Public Schools. There are two middle schools: Liberty Middle School and Ormond Stone Middle School. Some students also go to Rocky Run Middle School. Centreville High School, Chantilly High School, and Westfield High School are all also close by. Mountain View Alternative High School is actually in Centreville proper. And although it is part of Loudoun County schools, Cardinal Ridge Elementary is located in Centreville.

Curious about what the shopping is like in Centreville, VA? There are so many shopping plazas that are accessible within the community. Diverse dining options, groceries, bakeries, banking, entertainment and professional services are available all around the area. Cinemark Centreville 12 on Multiplex Dr is the local movie theater. Driving down Centreville Road, you will see a mixture of residential and commercial areas and can feel at ease that anything you may need is conveniently located nearby.

Located on 15621 Braddock Rd, Cox Farms is a family-owned farm that hosts the annual Fall Festival. The Fall Festival features fun slides for kids, educational demonstrations about the farm, a corn maze, local tastings, apple cider donuts and a variety of attractions. In the Spring and Summer, the Corner Market at Cox Farms opens and visitors can enjoy friendly farm animals, homegrown plants and produce, savory barbecue, live music and more.

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Communities in Vienna, VA


Located in Fairfax County in Virginia, Vienna is a town bordered by Interstate 66 in the South, the Capital Beltway (Interstate 495) in the East, Route 7 in the North, and Hunter Mill Road in the West. Many commute from the area into Washington DC. Vienna is served by Fairfax County Public Schools, the 12th largest school district in the nation with the 7th largest school bus fleet. Planning on moving to the Vienna area in the near future? Here are some of its notable communities!

Between Vienna Metro Station and Nottoway Park, the Country Creek community consists of 352 town homes. Residents can enjoy the quiet streets and green spaces that the neighborhood offers. There is also a bike and walking trail system that branches out from Nottoway Park and goes out to South of the Beltway. Community activities include an annual Halloween party, an annual garage sale sponsored by the Country Creek Association, and more. The Vienna/George Mason University Metro Station is within walking distance and there’s also buses there that go to Tyson’s Corner, downtown Vienna, and the Church Street shopping district.

The Lakevale Estates neighborhood has 283 homes and is close by to downtown Vienna, along with Oakton and Reston. These schools are also conveniently accessible in the community: Flint Hill Elementary, Thoreau Middle School, and Madison High School. Central to Lakevale is a beautiful lake with a dock where residents can enjoy fishing or launching paddle boards or kayaks. There is also tennis courts, a baseball field, a playground, and six-lane pool with a wading pool. Community traditions include an annual July 3rd potluck block party, a Halloween parade for families, visits from Santa during the holidays, and Food Truck Thursdays during the Spring and Summer.

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Neighborhoods in Dulles, VA


Part of Loudoun County in Virginia, Dulles is the location of the headquarters of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems and ODIN Technologies. It once also had the former headquarters of MCI Inc and AOL. The Washington Dulles International Airport is also here. Dulles covers the southwestern third of Sterling, VA. Are you planning on moving to the Dulles area? Check out our exploration of the neighborhoods!

The Parkside at Dulles neighborhood dates back to 2004 and has both attached homes (condos and town homes) and single family homes. The nearby schools are: Forest Grove Elementary School, Sterling Middle School, and Park View High School. The community has a swimming pool and fitness center.

The Colonnade at Dulles consists of 157 town homes, and the community is close by to Dulles Town Center. Amenities available to residents include a 8000 square foot club house with kitchen, swimming pool, two work out facilities, steam room and sauna, a theater, billiard room, and more. The nearest schools are: Countryside Elementary School, River Bend Middle School, and Potomac Falls High School.

Named after the McNair family dairy farm that used to be here, the McNair Farms community is located in Western Fairfax County, south of Herndon and the Dulles Toll Road. It is east of the Dulles airport and west of Reston, its accessibility to both making it a highly desirable area to live in.  The neighborhood consists of a variety of home types – town homes, condominiums, single family homes, and rental apartment complexes. Residents have access to the community center and swimming pool. The nearby schools are: McNair Elementary School, Floris Elementary School, Rachel Carson Middle School, Westfield High School, and South Lakes High School.

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Moving to and Living in Ashburn, VA


Did you know that Ashburn, VA was where AOL was headquartered in 1996? Seventy percent of the world’s internet traffic goes through Ashburn and Sterling. The Dulles Technology Corridor area was called “The Silicon Valley of the East” by Atlantic magazine and “Netplex” by Fortune magazine. George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus is located on University Drive in Ashburn. The Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus is located on Helix Drive in the area, as well. The training camp for the Washington Commanders is also based in the Eastern part of Ashburn. Whether you are coming to the area for school or work, it is a bustling place filled with high tech, commercial and residential pursuits.

Interested in sports and entertainment in the area? Practice your swing at TopGolf on Route 7! There are climate-controlled hitting bays for year-round comfort, with easy access to their sports bar and restaurant. Want to check out something more outside the box? iFly Loudoun offers a unique indoor flight experience. Visitors of all ages can experience the sensation of flying in their state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnels. Certified, world-class instructors will guide you and ensure everyone has a safe, fun flying experience.

Ashburn has many dining and shopping options! The restaurants are diverse and offer cuisine from all parts of the world. Visit Loudoun County’s new downtown – One Loudoun! Located at Rt. 7 and the Loudoun County Parkway, One Loudoun has everything for living, working, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Every Saturday morning from 9:00am to 1:00pm, EatLoco Farmers Market at One Loudoun is open, offering fresh produce from local farms and any artisanal good that you can think of. Brambleton Town Center is also a convenient stop for Ashburn residents for all of their grocery, banking, and professional services!

Let American Moving & Storage help you and your family manage their move into Ashburn, VA or any community in Loudoun County! We are ready to provide quality service, reliability, dependability and free moving quotes. To schedule your move with us, call 703-870-7975!

Rely on American Moving & Storage for Your Local and Long Distance Moves


We are so grateful for both new and returning customers who choose American Moving and Storage for their local or long distance move. For over 30 years, our team has served the Northern Virginia community for their personalized home, office, apartment or condominium moving services. We are fully licensed and insured. Check out what our customers have to say about their moving experiences!

“The only company I would ever trust with a Military family move. Thank you so much for ensuring all the certified weights were completed. The guys were amazing. I’m so grateful Mike spent all that time estimating everything and getting us so many boxes and packaging material. Could not have hoped for a better move.”

– Sara M. in Ashburn, VA

“Bryce, Nick, Jack, even the owner of the company are absolutely AMAZING to work with – so accommodating, flexible, and responsive. We felt so very well taken care of throughout the moving process. They gave us a quote which ended up being super close to what we ultimately paid, no hidden fees or surprise charges, they even gave us a load of free boxes so that we could get a jump start on packing (which we wanted to do). The movers were efficient, didn’t break a single item, everything arrived at our new house, and they re-assembled furniture such as a complicated elliptical and office desk with ease. If we ever move again, I would absolutely call upon American again!”

– Beth P. in Fairfax, VA

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Communities in Herndon, VA


Located in Fairfax County in Virginia, Herndon is the largest (population-wise) of the three incorporated towns in the county. In the past, Herndon was a hub of dairy farming and a popular local vacation spot. It was conveniently located along the Alexandria, Loudoun and Hampshire Railroad. The railroad was later converted into a hike-and-bike trail and the train station became a museum and visitors center for the town’s history. The Herndon Historic District is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Built in the early 1970’s, Hiddenbrook is a development with 393 traditional and contemporary-style homes. There is a clubhouse, community pool and tennis courts. Close by to schools, it is the perfect community for growing families. Nearby shopping is available in Old Town Herndon, Elden Street and Sterling Town Center. Residents love the tall trees, sidewalks and the tightly knit community.

The Kingstream community consists of 300+ single family homes in Herndon, VA. Residents have access to several miles of asphalt walking trails, tot lots, tennis courts, a pool, and a basketball court. Sugarland Run Trail provides the community with a convenient space to connect with nature. Temple Baptist School and Herndon High School are also right next door to the community.

Hunters Creek is a diverse and family-oriented community with 273 homes. There are two distinct sections: Hunters Creek and Windyn area. Residents can sign up for membership at the Swim and Racquet Club Hunters Creek Swim and Racquet Club. This includes access to a 25 meter pool with a diving well, kiddie pool, two tennis courts, and a clubhouse with party rooms for rent. Herndon Elementary School and other schools are a short distance away from Hunters Creek.

Are you planning on relocating to the Herndon area? We hope that our guide is helpful in your preparations before the move. Stressed over the logistics and getting everything ready before your family’s move? Contact the professional moving team from American Moving & Storage at 703-870-7975! Let us make your move an efficient, organized and trouble-free experience.

Moving to and Living in Sterling, VA


Home to Dulles International Airport and many commercial and residential communities, Sterling in Loudoun County, Virginia is a great place for young professionals and families to live and thrive. Twenty nine miles away from Washington DC, Sterling is home to many who commute into the city for work. The main roads of the town are Route 28, West Church Road, South Sterling Boulevard, Leesburg Pike, Algonkian Parkway, Potomac View Road, Waxpool Road, and Cascades Parkway. The area is served by three public high schools, three public middle schools, and twelve public elementary schools that serve per-kindergarten to fifth grade. The Loudoun Campus for Northern Virginia Community College is located on Harry F. Byrd Highway (Route 7). Nearby, George Washington University has the Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn.

Claude Moore Park provides Sterling residents with a unique green space for hiking, bird watching, photography, nature walks, and more! There are eleven miles of hiking trails, two fishing ponds, and two picnic pavilions that are available for rent. The sportsplex includes: baseball, softball and other fields available for game use. The park also hosts a variety of programs and special events on history, nature, and more, available to all ages. Summer camps and day programs are available for children in grades K-8.

Town Center at Sterling has a variety of shops and restaurants for all visitors to enjoy. From your household needs such as groceries and banking to specialized professional services, the plaza has everything available for the family. It is also not too far from Dulles Town Center, which is a large indoor shopping mall with major brand stores, dining, and recreation. There is ample free parking, a movie theater, indoor kids play area, and a food court with a large variety of international cuisine to choose from.

Are you planning on moving into or away from Sterling, VA? For over 30 years, our team has provided residents in the Northern Virginia and DC Metro area with quality service, reliability, and dependability for their personalized moves. Call American Moving & Storage at 703-870-7975 or fill out our web form here for a free estimate on your move!