Everyone has his or her own idea of the ideal retirement. For some people, an active lifestyle of fishing, golf, tennis, swimming and hiking represents a dream come true. For others, spending time reading, in quiet conversation with friends or taking classes in a wide range of subjects would be perfect. At Shenandoah at Lake Frederick, an active-adult community restricted to residents age 55 and older, all of these activities and more are close at hand.
Looking for a private resort style for your family? An estate on the market in Peacock Station in McLean, Va., offers nearly 2 acres of professionally landscaped grounds with mature trees, gardens, a tennis court, a swimming pool, a hot tub and multiple decks and patios for enjoying the outdoors.
Contemporary-style homes are sometimes disparaged as being cold, but no one could claim that about the Gulick Group's patio home at 1435 Waterfront Road in Reston.
As a girl, Zainab Khadim Alwan cut school to watch American tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams play, imagining herself some day becoming just like them.
Plenty of families have both golfers and beach-lovers, so finding that perfect vacation home to accommodate each family member's idea of fun can be a challenge. At GlenRiddle in Berlin, Md., homebuyers will find the ultimate vacation-home setting with amenities for swimmers, golfers, tennis players, boaters and beachcombers.
After an offseason recovering from a broken foot, Ryan Mallett was understandably restless when practice finally started this week.
Bob Uecker is back in the booth with a fixed-up ticker. His sense of humor never changed.
In the 1960s, as Robert E. Simon developed his plans for Reston, Northern Virginia's first planned community, local architects began designing homes and building model homes for the community. A variety of home styles were designed, but most had the common theme of being built of natural materials that would blend with the trees and streams of the neighborhoods.
An alluring 8,400-square-foot home is on the market in Upper Marlboro, Md. It sits in one of the many gated neighborhoods off Church Road, where country scenery mixes with grand-scale development.