Life is Not Simply Lived, But Experienced at The Estates at Bull Run


Ahh, Bull Run Mountain. If you’ve spent any time in northern Virginia at all, you surely know of its beauty, its pastoral landscapes, and, well, it’s golf. It’s a place locals and tourists alike love, and love to visit… and now it can be your home.

Nestled in the foothills, in this most picturesque corner of Prince William County, The Estates at Bull Run Golf Club is a community like none other that features 26 majestic estate homes luxuriously appointed with all of the modernities a discerning northern Virginia homebuyer could want, surrounded by the most stunning mountain vistas, and thoughtfully positioned around the Bull Run Golf Course.

Not a golfer? Hey, that’s okay. With so many things to see and do in the area, with one visit to The Estates at Bull Run, even those who’ve never picked up a golf club (and don’t want to!) will understand the appeal of Bull Run. Here, you’ll lead a life that blends a country club atmosphere with the simpler side of life… It doesn’t get much better than this.

When home is The Estates at Bull Run, home means luxury and leisure.

When you choose to come home to The Estates at Bull Run, you’ll choose a home from among many flexible floorplans that range from 3000 to 7000 square feet; you’ll work directly with Van Metre Homes to choose and customize the elements that best suit your taste and style, to truly make this house your home. The gourmet chef’s kitchens, the sumptuous owners’ suites, and the sweeping designs that scream sophisticated style and incredible warmth — that comes standard, but if you so desire a butler’s pantry, a morning room, a wet bar, or a lower-level media room, you’ll find it here. When home is The Estates at Bull Run.

Whether you hit the links daily or simply enjoy the beautiful retreat that is your home and community, The Estates at Bull Run offers its neighbors the chance at a life not just lived, but experienced.

When home is The Estates at Bull Run, you’ll enjoy:

  • Close proximity to Dumfries Road (Route 234), James Madison Highway (Route 15), and Route 50
  • Charming shopping, dining, and entertainment in downtown Haymarket (and Leesburg is nearby, too)
  • Exceptional Prince William County schools
  • An award-winning 18-hole championship golf course with pro shop, putting green, driving range, and chipping area on-site

Interested in learning more about The Estates at Bull Run?

Contact Van Metre Homes today.

In the News: StoneSprings Hospital Center Will Open in December, Bringing With It $2.1 Million in Tax Revenue and 500 Jobs

October is gone, and November is knocking on the doorstep; soon to follow will be December, winter weather, and first on many people’s minds in and around Stone Ridge: the opening of Stone Springs Hospital Center.

As Loudoun County’s first new hospital to open in 100 years, this 124-bed hospital center promises to increase area residents’ access to high-quality healthcare for Loudoun County residents; to improve the county’s emergency preparedness capabilities, and to provide 500 new jobs as well as $2.1 million tax revenue to fund important community programs.

Services available at StoneSprings Hospital Center will include:

  • A full-service, 24/7 Emergency Department
  • The latest technology applied to patient care and safety
  • Medical/surgical/pediatric/intensive care services
  • Ten Labor-delivery-recovery-postpartum beds
  • Advanced cardiac services, including a Cardiac Cath Lab
  • Comprehensive diagnostic imaging and interventional services

Take a virtual tour of the all-new StoneSprings Hospital Center:


StoneSprings Hospital Center is set to open in December.

Van Metre Home is committed to keeping homeowners (and prospective homebuyers) apprised of what is new and affecting residents in Stone Ridge.

Van Metre Homes is Celebrating in Style — Diamond Style


They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend… and as it turns out, Van Metre’s, too!

Van Metre Homes is excited to mark a momentous occasion in the year 2015: its diamond anniversary; since 1955, the region’s premier luxury homebuilder has matched more than 16,000 northern Virginia families with the home or elevator condo of their dreams in planned communities throughout Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties — as well as the cities of Manassas and Alexandria.

Celebrate 60 years of excellence with Van Metre Homes.


Come one, come all northern Virginians to learn more about Van Metre Homes, and their one-of-a-kind 60th anniversary savings and giveaways.

“Northern Virginians have followed their instincts to Van Metre for decades, because our homes offer the best locations and the best designs, for the best value,” said Brian Davidson, Executive Vice President. “It’s been six decades of unrivaled excellence, and we’re looking forward to six decades more. And then some.”

Prospective homebuyers just like you can take advantage of a $5000 Design Studio credit, and the exclusive opportunity to customize a new northern Virginia home to their style and taste; and you might even win a six-carat diamond anniversary bracelet while you’re at it.

Contact Van Metre Homes for full details.


But don’t wait; the celebration lasts only 60 days!

Van Metre Homes is Proud to Support HomeAid Northern Virginia



As a team of professionals living and working in northern Virginia, it is the ultimate goal and responsibility of Van Metre Homes to be not just a builder of luxury homes, but an active participant in the community at large.

Helping End Homelessness in Northern VA, One Shelter at a Time

Van Metre Homes is incredibly proud to support the efforts of area nonprofit, HomeAid Northern Virginia — with our very own Executive Vice President Brian Davidson at the helm, who serves as Executive Committee President on the 2015 HomeAid Board of Directors. HomeAid Northern Virginia, a chapter of the larger HomeAid America, has committed itself to helping local organizations provide quality housing for the too-many Virginia families and individuals who struggle to get by without a permanent place to call home.

“With the invaluable support of homebuilders like Van Metre and other corporate sponsors too many to name, HomeAid America has completed 96 projects that have benefited more than 72,000 homeless individuals since its inception in 2001,” said Brian Davidson, Executive Vice President of Van Metre Homes and HomeAid Northern Virginia Board of Directors President. “It’s such a worthy cause: Rewarding, and fun to boot, especially come Gala season.”

Did someone say Gala?

Yes! This November, HomeAid Northern Virginia is hosting the 14th Annual Gala & Auction: There’s No Place Like Home on Saturday, November 7 at the Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles. Take a trip down the famed yellow brick road for a night of live and silent auctions; raffle prizes; great food, and so much more — all to help HomeAid Northern Virginia (and Van Metre Homes!) provide homes for those without them.

About HomeAid Northern Virginia

In the great Commonwealth of Virginia, approximately 40,000 people are homeless — nearly 5000 in northern Virginia alone. These people, our neighbors and fellow Americans live in their cars, on the streets, in wooded areas, abandoned buildings, or anywhere they might find brief respite from the elements. And to make matters even more disheartening, a full quarter of the homeless population is made up by children. Someone has to say no more; someone has to do something about this.

That someone is HomeAid Northern Virginia. The nonprofit organization has, for over a decade, taken on projects to renovate existing, and construct new shelter facilities that house thousands of homeless families and individuals each year. With the support of homebuilders and trade partners, HomeAid Northern Virginia is able to provide significant cost savings to the shelters so they might better serve the needs of Virginians in crisis.


About Van Metre Homes

Van Metre Companies is one of the area’s most successful private multi-disciplinary real estate developers having constructed over 16,000 houses and several thousand apartments, as well as office buildings and shopping centers in Northern Virginia. Van Metre communities include our own master-planned developments, as well as neighborhoods in smaller subdivisions and third-party planned communities. Van Metre Companies aims to be a resident’s “builder for life”, with home designs for every stage in life.

Learn all about Van Metre Homes, and the philanthropic causes they support:

Request more information today.

When You Know Buying a Centre Park Elevator Condo is Right For You

Elevator Condos Virginia

Sure, when many people first think of that most perfect house, they think two stories, a big yard, and white picket fence, but sometimes there’s an alternative; and who knows? That alternative might be even more perfect.

Consider buying a Centre Park elevator condo in Stone Ridge.

Choosing to purchase a condo can offer many unique advantages for first-time homebuyers and empty nesters alike. These well-appointed homes offer innovative designs that maximize space and deliver exceptional style, so when you’re thinking about buying your first (or last) home, think about a luxury elevator condo in the master planned community of Centre Park, in Stone Ridge.

An elevator condo requires less upkeep.

Owning a home comes with a lot of responsibility; there are lawns to mow, and roofs to replace, and pools to clean, but such is not the case when you purchase an elevator condo. At Centre Park, we’ll take care of all that for you. Convenient and practical, right?


In an elevator condo, you’ll never sacrifice style for convenience.

Come on home to Centre Park, where innovative and spacious floorplans boast upscale features that include a pantry or a breakfast bar in the kitchen; a study nook, a den, or both; a balcony; a one-car garage; and — you guessed it — an elevator that will whisk you direct into the welcoming embrace of your new home. In Stone Ridge, we’ve combined low-maintenance living without compromising style, in spades.

An elevator condo at Centre Park in Stone Ridge means amenities galore.

While you can’t exactly install a private gym inside your new Stone Ridge home, but worry not: Centre Park will do you one better, with a host of unrivaled amenities. Enjoy convenient access to the community Social Club, a swimming pool, tennis courts, and a top-of-the-line sports clubhouse, as well as close proximity to the Dulles Corridor, Chantilly and Interstate 66. Get where you need to be, and then get home to relax after a long day, or work on your backhand.

When you’re in the market for a new home:

Stone Ridge, in a Centre Park elevator condo has it all.

Downtown Manassas Community, Old Towne Square, Featured In Potomac Local

Downtown Manassas Homes

The City of Manassas is a perfect example of what people are seeking in a vibrant downtownResidents in and around the historic district have a short walk to the growing array of downtown restaurants and shops, festivals and events, marketsgalleries and more. In fact, Historic Downtown Manassas has a Walkscore of 85, which is considered “Very Walkable.”

For the entire article, click here

Life Outside the Beltway (in a New Home by Van Metre) Means Luxury AND Location.

Single Family Homes Northern Virginia

The housing market in northern Virginia is booming, and showing no signs of slowing. After June 2015 recorded the highest new home sales numbers is nearly a decade, July was not to be outdone, with sales rising even higher than the month before (according to RealEstate Business Intelligence).

This heightened level of activity means two things: More people than ever before are moving into the region, and the market is changing. Spurred on by ever-expanding transit options, newly constructed developments, and changing homebuyer priorities, what might be considered prime real estate is moving outside the Beltway — and into communities like Ashburn and Brambleton.

What’s so great about life outside the Beltway?

Life outside the I-495 Beltway means more room for growth, which also means a vaster selection and greater affordability… but also a longer commute. Still, many northern Virginia homebuyers are growing less attracted to older homes on larger lots in the closer suburbs, and more attracted to areas like Loudoun County, where Van Metre is building large, state-of-the-art homes.

Luxury, or location, or both?

Take Belmont Glen Village for example, in Loudoun County’s Ashburn. This luxury single-family home community features new home designs with charming exteriors; innovative, open flexible designs; and over 3000 square foot of living space.

Luxury, check.

And it can’t be neglected to mention that Belmont Glen Village is located just minutes from the Dulles Greenway, and soon: Metro’s Silver Line will offer residents quick and convenient access to Dulles International Airport and everything the capital city’s inner suburbs have to offer.

Location, check.

What may have, just a few years ago, seemed much too far a distance to commute suddenly looks more attractive; suddenly seems more like home in Loudoun County.