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Orchard Green Cluster - Then & Now

Orchard Green Cluster townhouses came on market in the upper mid-80s. Today they sell for close to $500K.

In 1983,Miller & Smith began development of what was then described as the “last remaining parcel of land in the prestigious Reston community of Lake Anne.” Orchard Green was designed by Burkus Group Architects a California based company that was well known for producing environmentally sensitive designs.

Orchard Green Cluster is comprised of 50 townhomes with three different floor plans. The property backs into the trails that lead to Lake Anne and is across the street from the Hook Road recreational area. Ranging in size from 1,900 square feet to 2,700 square feet, these properties came to market in 1983 with a starting price of $88,000.00 and went up to $130,000 for larger models with all the bells and whistles.

Orchard Green continues to be a popular cluster that enjoys a great wakable location, mature trees, easy access to recreational facilities and good solid resale values. The original design of these townhouses been easily adaptable to changing tastes and modern finishes.

Current values on these townhouse is ranging from the upper mid $400’s to just under $500 depending on size and condition. There is one active listing in Orchard Green Cluster listed at $499,900.

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Laura Ramon January 24, 2013 at 11:14 PM
Love the old drawings! Where did they come from?
Eve Thompson January 25, 2013 at 12:21 AM
Hi Laura, those are the original marketing materials. I love the 70's vibe- even though it was a 80's project.
Allison James January 25, 2013 at 02:57 PM
Awesome Eve! Thanks for sending me the link. :) Allison

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