Sterling / Potomac Falls Real Estate

    Sterling is a town located northwest of Herndon, Virginia. It is home to approximately 30,000 residents. The forecast office of the National Weather Service (NWS) is located in Sterling. The NWS also has its center for researching, analyzing and assessing weather instruments in its Sterling location.

    Economy

    There are a wide variety of corporations that are either located or have a branch office located in Sterling. Electronic Instrumentation and Technology Inc. as well as Orbital Science and more are major employers in Sterling.

    Shopping

    People who want to go shopping in Sterling will find that there are many different types of malls available. The Dulles Town Center is located in Dulles, which is not far from Sterling. It provides a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences including locally owned shops to national retailers. Within Sterling there is also the Cascade Shopping Center.

    Education

    Families in Sterling are able to send their children to one of three public high schools, three public middle schools and twelve different elementary schools.

    When people want to attend a college in Sterling they can choose to study at Northern Virginia Community College or Washington University.

    Parks

    One of the most popular parks in Sterling is the Claude Moore Park. This park has a recreation center with an indoor swimming pool as well as a children’s pool. The center also provides a well-equipped gymnasium as well as a variety of rooms where people can have meetings.

    Recreation

    The Sportplex in Sterling provides a variety of both youth and adult leagues in everything from soccer, volleyball to roller hockey and more. It has both baseball and softball fields. The Dulles Golf Center and Sports Park offers beach volleyball, miniature golf as well as a variety of activities for children.

    Museum

    The Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum located in Sterling is dedicated to the preservation of agriculture. One of their many popular exhibits is farmer for a day.

    This exhibit permits children to get eggs from pretend chickens, milk a real-looking cow as well as spend time on the Equi-ponies provided. The Waxpool General store gives people the chance to be a shopkeeper or even postmaster.

    Restaurants

    There are a variety of restaurants in and around Sterling. Someone wishing to experience an Irish pub can visit O’Faolains Irish Restaurant & Bar. Anyone interested in trying oriental food can visit Cheng’s Oriental Restaurant or Thai by Thai. If experiencing an American food is desired Sweetwater Tavern will be accommodating. There are also many of the chain restaurants, national fast food restaurants available.

    Family Entertainment

    In Sterling many families go to the Ultrazone Family Entertainment. It is a place where family members can play laser-tag as well as use the rock-climbing simulator and more. There is an arcade within the center that has a wide variety of video games as well as pinball games.

    It also offers many different types of games and carnival attractions. It’s a popular place to rent for a birthday parties that can be enjoyed with pizza and soda.

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