Aldie, VA is located west of Chantilly, VA on US Route 50 in Loudoun County, within a gap between Catoctin Mountain and Bull Run Mountain. It’s rural appeal and proximity to Dulles International Airport make it an exceptional place to live. Recent construction of multiple roundabouts allows road traffic to flow continuously around Gilbert's Corner at the intersection of U.S. Routes 15 and 50.
Ask any resident of Aldie and they’ll tell you their town is charming and quiet. The heart of the area is historic Aldie Village where you can take a tour to learn about the area's rich history and explore Aldie Mill, a 200-year-old restored, working grist mill, part of Northern Virginia's industrial heritage. There are several family-owned businesses near here, including an Amish furniture shop, farmer's market, antique store, B&B, and even a paint ball arena on the southern outskirts of the town. Homes with large lots and views of the rolling terrain are more readily found in this area. To the east, closer to Fairfax and near the town of Lenah, there are Planned Unit Developments with single family, townhomes, and condomiums. This is now often referred to as Stone Ridge, VA.
The Piedmont Environmental Council holds informative walks in the area where you’ll explore farm property, restoration practices and historic church grounds at Mt. Zion. There are also great annual events in neighboring communities, such as wine tasting events and small venues for a variety of concerts.
Type of Homes in the Area
Aldie is the fast-growing town in Loudoun County with an increase in population of over 500% since 2000. The reason for this is recent development in the eastern corridor. Current single family home prices range between $325K and $25M. There are stunning townhomes and condominiums available with current prices ranging from $200K and $380K. Rental prices range between $1,700 and $3,500 per month.
There are four elementary schools, one middle and one high school in Aldie, all with exceptional ratings on Greatschools.com.
The Loudoun Transit system increased commuter options from the park and ride lot located in Aldie, VA. This free parking lot is located at the Stone Ridge Village Center and provides excellent options for those commuting to and around the Washington DC area. Visit https://www.loudoun.gov/DocumentCenter/View/125066 for specific routes and times.
Every April Van Metre Builders sponsors an annual Van Metre 5-Mile Run and One-Mile Fun Run/Walk to benefits Children’s National Medical Center. You can enjoy annual winery events, dog swimming functions and much more in and around Aldie.