Kingstowne is planned community in Fairfax County VA with nearly 5400 residences. Along Kingstowne's rolling boulevards one will find a nice mixture of condos, townhouses and single family homes. Kingstowne has an open and suburban feel. Kingstowne Towne Centre has shops, grocers, restaurants, banks and fast food: all the conveniences of modern life. Nearby Springfield Mall serves most shopping needs. Amenities of Kingstowne. Kingstowne's 22,000 acres are so expansive, that some folks refer to the general area (including nearby subdivisions like Manchester Lakes and Island Creek) as Kingstowne. Kingstowne is in Fairfax County, and most residences here have Alexandria postal addresses. The surrounding area is more rightly called Springfield or Franconia.
Kingstowne is located just outside the Capital Beltway (I-495) and has easy access to the Springfield Mixing Bowl (the enormous junction of Interstates 95, 395, and 495). This provides residents a good commute to major employment centers like the Pentagon, Washington DC, Tysons Corner, Arlington and Alexandria. Via back-roads, Kingstowne connects very easily to Fort Belvoir and parts of Alexandria. The residents of Kingstowne can also reach downtown DC via the Metro's Blue Line at the Springfield-Franconia Metro or the Van Dorn Metro. Springfield-Franconia station is closer to Kingstowne and offers plenty of parking. Van Dorn Metro is closer to town and offers a "kiss and ride".