Emerald Chase is a residential community of about two hundred single family houses nestled in beautiful Fairfax County, Virginia. It is located about twenty miles from Washington D.C . It exists within the community of Oak Hill (zip code 20171), which is south of Herndon, Virginia and southwest of Reston, Virginia.
An ideal family community
Emerald Chase is an ideal family community with all single family houses in a well maintained neighborhood. Most houses come with sizable lots and plenty of space between houses. There are plentiful sidewalks, enhancing a sense of community. Emerald Chase offers a clean and friendly family environment in an exceptionally safe neighborhood. Emerald Chase Drive, accessible from West Ox Road, is the conduit into our community. Homeowners principally belong to the Emerald Chase Homeowners Association. Some parts of the Bradley Farms community are also accessible via Emerald Chase Drive. Emerald Chase is served by the Fairfax County Public School system, one of the best public school systems in the country. Elementary students attend nearby Oak Hill Elementary School on Kinross Circle. Middle School students attend Rachel Carson Middle School on McLearen Road. High school students attend Westfield High School in Chantilly.
Convenient to transportation
Emerald Chase Drive is convenient to transportation of all types. It sits near the intersection of West Ox Road and the Fairfax County Parkway. The neighborhood is about three miles south of the Dulles Toll Road and is the same distance from the Herndon-Monroe Park and Ride, allowing easy commuting into Washington, D.C. Over the next few years, the Herndon-Monroe Park and Ride will be converted into a new Silver Line Metrorail station. The Fairfax Connector 929 bus serves the community on West Ox Road. In addition, Emerald Chase drive is convenient if you need to travel by air. Washington Dulles International Airport is only six miles distant and ten minutes away by car.
Child friendly, bike friendly and close to nature
The community includes a large open area, a community playground for children and a well maintained tennis court. A paved nature trail connects the community with Horsepen Run Stream Valley Park, maintained by the Fairfax County Park Authority, allowing residents easy access to nature as well as an ability to walk or bike to nearby neighborhoods. A bike trail along the nearby Fairfax County Parkway allows fast access by bike to major employment centers in Reston and Herndon. The trail connects to the popular W&OD bike trail.
About this site
This site is intended to be a source of information for current and prospective Emerald Chase Homeowner Association (ECHOA) members. You can read about the Board of Directors and meeting schedule, ARC regulations, download forms, and get the contact information of our management company as well as local utilities. You can also get important dates including trash pick-up and community events as well as up-to-date information that impacts the neighborhood.
This site is being modernized. The old “static” site is gone, replaced by WordPress. WordPress allows us to share topical community news (posts) as well as information that does not change very often (pages) that contain useful community information, such as trash pickup days. A forum is included for the use of Emerald Chase homeowners only.
How you can help
If you are an Emerald Chase resident and you would like to help with keep this site current or have web skills and would like to help maintain this site, please contact our representative at the Capitol Management Company.