Welcome to South Riding
South Riding is a beautiful community in Loudoun County, Virginia with over 6,300 homes and 28,000 residents. This amenity-rich community boasts 4 outdoor swimming pools, 10 playgrounds, 4 tennis courts, and miles of biking and walking trails. South Riding is home to the state of the art Dulles South Recreation and Community Center. Conveniently located near the Dulles Technology Corridor, with easy access to Dulles Airport, Loudoun County public schools which are ranked #10 in the country, emergency services located in the heart of the community and Stone Springs Hospital 3 miles west. Also located 30 miles to the east is the Nation’s Capital and 10 miles to the west is beautiful horse country and vineyards. There is something here for everyone!
What to Love
- A thriving, close-knit community spirit
- Plentiful local activities and events
- Luscious green space and parklands
- Great commuter location
People & Lifestyle
South Riding is a close-knit community focused on building a clean, naturally beautiful community space to enjoy. Neighbors love the warm community spirit of suburban living while also being within close proximity of the new Silver Line METRO scheduled to open soon. Whether your weekends consist of enjoying a coffee with friends at an outdoor cafe, cheering on the local youth soccer leagues or biking along the WO&D trail in nearby Ashburn, there is something in or near this community for everyone!
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
For a fun Friday night out with family, head to Ford’s Fish Shack
. This New England themed restaurant serves up everything from lobster rolls to fresh daily oysters. Social House Kitchen & Tap
is another laid-back place, with an open patio, live music some weekends, craft brews, and a creative and delicious menu. Locals also love South Riding Inn
—a great neighborhood hangout bar for a beer and to see the game and but don't pass on their Sunday Brunch.
Things to Do
South Riding is the place for annual events and fun. If you love celebrating alongside your community, then this neighborhood is right for you.
Every Fall, South Riding hosts the South Riding Fall Festival
. There’s trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, and a DJ! Local businesses can also set up booths and promote themselves. Come July 4th, check out Star Spangled South Riding
—a red, white, and blue event with a parade, DJ, and fireworks! For those looking to work off their holiday treats, there’s the Jingle Dash
! Run a kids’ run, 5k, or 10k, dressed in your brightest holiday colors.
South Riding is home to many excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Little River Elementary School
- Hutchison Farm Elementary School
- Cardinal Ridge Elementary School
- J. Lunsford Middle School
- Freedom High School
- Paul IV Catholic High School
- And many private daycare, preschool and child care centers