Minutes from two Virginia Railway Express (VRE) stations, travel by train is seamless for getting to National Landing in Arlington, Old Town, Alexandria, or L’Enfant Plaza and Union Station in Washington, DC. There is also a direct path to Interstate 495 (or the Beltway) providing an efficient route to Tysons, Reston and other major DC metro destinations.
To satisfy the outdoor enthusiast in you, there are a myriad of options surrounding Silas Station. Burke Lake Park is a short distance away and is a popular destination for kayaking, golfing and picnicking. Colonial Burke Park is less than a mile away with a playground for children. There are also several bike trails a short proximity from the community, such as the Burke Lake VRE and Liberty Bell trails.
Silas Station is part of the Fairfax County public school system, considered one of the more highly rated school systems in the DC metro area. The enclave is part of the Lake Braddock Secondary pyramid.
Burke is known for its vast array of dining options that cover a wide range of tastes. There are also a variety of shopping centers in close proximity. Burke Village is just down the road with several convenience options, including H Mart, Village Vet and Burke Royal Cleaners. Burke Town Center is just minutes away by car and has a Giant Food, Starbucks and W Hair Salon.