FORT BELVOIR HOUSING: 15 ON POST OPTIONS
By Chris Walker
IntroductionWelcome to Fort Belvoir, Virginia! Now that you’ve received your orders and are preparing to depart on your next adventure, you may be stressing about finding a good place to settle. House hunting can be tedious or even a little overwhelming. So we’ve compiled a guide to help you find a starting point and give you an idea about your choices for housing on post.
Suggested Read: Fort Belvoir Virginia: In-Depth Welcome Center
Fort Belvoir BAHYou can follow this link to look up your Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for your rank and zip code. This will help you create your budget and guide your home search. To learn more about what goes into your military BAH rate, visit our in-depth guide here.
Fort Belvoir BarracksThe Unaccompanied Personnel housing is for single or unaccompanied soldiers from the rank of E5 or below and can be reached at 1 (703) 805-5386 for barrack options.
Fort Belvoir Housing OfficeThe Housing Services Office should be your first stop. This office offers relocation services and information and support for soldiers and families as they move to their new post.
Fort Belvoir Housing Services Office9851 Harding Place, Building 258 Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone: 1 (703) 805-3019
Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Fort Belvoir Housing OptionsFor families and those of higher rank, you can contact The Villages at Belvoir at 1 (703) 619-3877 to check the availability of housing for your rank and family size.
The Villages at BelvoirThe Villages offer family homes in varying floor plans across 15 unique villages. Check here to input your rank and family size to see which types of floor plans you qualify for. Most homes are between 3-5 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. Single and two-story homes are available which feature single and two-car garages. Town-home style units are also available which features small balconies and parking in a communal lot. The communities feature lots of amenities such as fitness centers, community gardens, volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts, dog park, swimming pool, event spaces, business center, walking, jogging, and bicycle trails, and access to 24-hour emergency maintenance. If you have children the primary and upper schools and Child Development Center (CDC) are conveniently located adjacent to The Villages.
Family Housing Welcome Center5994 12th St. Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone: 1 (888) 740-9851
Note: Even though some villages may include all ranks, only certain units within that village may be available to certain ranks.
1. Belvoir Village
Ranks: O6, O7-O10, W5 This village is for senior officers and features 61 historic and five new colonial-style, multi-story houses.
2. Cedar Grove Village
Ranks: 04-05, W3-W4, ADA Featuring 82 colonial-style four and five-bedroom homes with fenced-in backyards, this village is located near the Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and within walking distance of the Town Centre and playground.
3. Colyer Village
Ranks: E6, E7-E8, O1-O3, O4-O5, W1-W2, W-3-W4, ADA This village is made up of 72 larger colonial-style four and five-bedroom homes with fenced-in backyards, patios, and two-car garages.
4. Dogue Creek Village
Ranks: E1-E5, E6, E7-E8, E9, O1-O3, O4-O5, O6, O7-O10, W1-W2, W3-W4, W5, ADA The traditional-style military housing neighborhood features three, four, and five-bedroom brick homes with assigned parking. The area has lovely Potomac River news and lots of mature trees and rich greenery. It is within walking distance of playgrounds, picnic areas, and adjacent to the CYSS Markhams School Age Center.
5. Fairfax Village
Ranks: E9, O4-O5, W3-W4, ADA 101 Colonial-style houses with four and five bedrooms make up this village, six of which are available to E9 families. Homes include a fenced-in backyard, outdoor patio, two-car garages, and has walking trails, a basketball court, and grill stations.
6. Gerber Village
Ranks: E7-E8, E9, O1-O3, O4-O5, O6, W1-W2, W3-W4 Features 75 historic homes in three and four-bedroom duplexes and single-family home configurations. Within walking distance to the Library, Post Office, an indoor pool, walking trails, picnic area, and basketball court.
7. George Washington Village
Ranks: E1-E5, E6, E7-E8, O1-O3, O4-O5, W1-W2, W-3-W4, ADA 196 Colonial-style three, four, and five-bedroom homes with fenced-in backyards, outdoor patios, and two-car garages make up this village. There is a large neighborhood center with event and meeting rooms, playgrounds, picnic areas, and volleyball and basketball courts.
8. Herryford Village
Ranks: E1-E5, E6, E7-E8, E9, O1-O3, O4-O5, O6, O7-O10, W1-W2, W3-W4, W5, ADA This village has 171 three, four, and five-bedroom homes in vibrant Colonial-style and features the first Town Center on post which has a Starbucks and Subway as well as shopping. Homes have fenced-in backyards, outdoor patios, and two-car garages. The majority of floor plans in this neighborhood are only available to E1-E5 with a select floor plan open to all other ranks.
9. Jadwin Loop Village
Ranks: O1-O3, O4-O5, W1-W2, W3-W4 This neighborhood has historic, colonial-revival three and four-bedroom homes with spacious porches, two-car garages, and landscaped yards. There are multiple playgrounds, a basketball court, and access to the Fairfax Village Neighborhood Center nearby.
10. Lewis Village
Ranks: E1-E5, E6, E7-E8, E9, O1-O3, O4-O5, W1-W2, W3-W4, ADA Located next to the Fort Belvoir Primary and Upper Schools, this neighborhood has 274 colonial-style three, four, and five-bedroom homes with fenced-in backyards, outdoor patios, and two-car garages. The Neighborhood Center has a large outdoor pavilion and several playgrounds.
11. Parker Village
Ranks: E9 Featuring 22 craftsman-style homes and two fully restored historic homes, each house has two-car garages, wood-flooring, and a fireplace.
12. River Village
Ranks: E1-E5, E6, E7-E8 186 three-bedroom duplexes with private, fenced-in backyards and front porch swings make up this neighborhood. Enjoy waterfront views, a playground, basketball court, and a nature garden.
13. Rossell Village
Ranks: O1-O3, O4-O5, W1-W2, W3-W4, ADA A charming neighborhood with 70 colonial-style four and five-bedroom homes with fenced-in backyards, outdoor patios, and two-car garages. The neighborhood features basketball and volleyball courts, playgrounds, and a picnic area.
14. Vernondale Village
Ranks: E6, E7-E8, O1-O3, W1-W2, ADA This centrally located neighborhood is made up of 162 colonial-style three, four, and five-bedroom homes with two-car garages, fenced-in backyards, and outdoor patios. The neighborhood amenities include playgrounds, picnic areas, and easy access to shopping and dining at the Town Center.
15. Woodlawn Village
Ranks: E1-E5, E6, E7-E8, E9, O1-O3, O4-O5, W1-W2, W3-W4 Traditional four and five-bedroom homes with attached garages, private, fenced-in backyards, and a state of the art community center with outdoor pool and fitness center, multiple playgrounds, ball courts, dog park, community garden, and biking trail.
ConclusionKnow before you go! There are lots of great on post housing options and we hope this guide will help you select the one that is best for you and your family. Be sure to check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the above information or by contacting your housing office.
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