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We've devoted 30 years to refining our resident-centered care, building the most passionate and skilled teams who get to know our residents, and filling every community with the special touches of home.

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Welcome to The Fairfax

9140 Belvoir Woods Pkwy
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Friends & Family: 703-799-1200
Pricing & Availability: 703-348-1159
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The Fairfax was established in 1989 by the nonprofit Army Retirement Residence Foundation-Potomac (ARRF-P) as a community for retired military officers and their spouses. The Fairfax is proud of its rich history steeped in military traditions, and also proud to offer an opportunity for non-military retirees to call The Fairfax home.

Centrally located near several of Virginia’s renowned attractions, including George Washington’s Mount Vernon Plantation, Gunston Hall and the National Marine Corps Museum, The Fairfax is a short drive from downtown Washington, D.C., and the cities of Alexandria, Arlington and Falls Church.

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At The Fairfax, we are pleased to offer our residents the opportunity to plan ahead by offering LifeCare at The Fairfax. LifeCare is a residency plan for medically qualified residents who want the freedom of independent living with easy access to assisted living, long-term nursing and healthcare amenities—without large out-of-pocket expenses. Find out more about how to qualify for LifeCare here.

Our residents may choose from a variety of floor plan styles, including spacious one, two and three-bedroom apartment homes, or two and three-bedroom cottages. Our daily amenities, fitness programs, restaurant-style dining and housekeeping services allow our residents to enjoy a carefree lifestyle.

We believe where you live is more than just an address – it’s a place for comfort, freedom and happiness. At The Fairfax, one of Northern Virginia’s finest Continuing Care Retirement Communities. We offer a maintenance-free lifestyle where you can relax and leave the chores to us. Whether you enjoy the order of a well-organized day, complete with delicious meals and a vibrant social calendar, or living at your own tempo, you’ll always feel at home.

At The Fairfax, we offer many opportunities for our residents to celebrate their heritage and traditions within the community. Click here to view the upcoming events that are open to the public!

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Resources to Remember 2016
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Bronze Quality Award 2016
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