Realtor FAQs

Please note each building in Lansdowne Woods functions as a separate Condo Association and therefore some policies may be different from building to building.

We have a website page with information especially helpful to realtors which we call the ‘Realtor’s Toolbox’ which can be accessed here. The website for Lansdowne Woods can be accessed here.

Lansdowne Woods is a pet-friendly community. Each building does have different allowances for pets. At Potomac Ridge, you are allowed one dog and/or up-to two cats. You can also have one dog and one cat. They must be on a leash when outside, and there are plenty of areas for pet-walking outside the Potomac Ridge building and on the Lansdowne Woods campus. Dog-owners can deposit dog waste in marked containers around the grounds. All dogs and cats must be registered with the office.

Access to the Potomac Ridge building is by key or key fob. Visitors must call the residence they are visiting from the vestibule to be given inside access. A surveillance camera in the front lobby will show residents the visitor on a designated TV channel. Residents are allowed to provide family members with a key. In addition, Lansdowne Woods is a gated community with a security station that is staffed 24 hours a day. Residents must notify the security gate of coming visitors and expected deliveries to ensure the property’s security.

The Lansdowne Commons village shopping center is a walkable distance or a short drive from Lansdowne Woods. It has a grocery store, cleaners, beauty shops, and several restaurants. Within a two-mile radius is Ashburn Village, with grocery and other stores, a gas station, bank and restaurants. In addition, the Loudoun Fire Department, Loudoun Sheriff’s office and the INOVA Loudoun Hospital as well as numerous physicians’ and dentists’ offices are approximately one mile away.

The city of Leesburg is approximately four miles away, with shopping centers, restaurants, movie theaters, grocery stores and big box stores. Dulles Center, one of Northern Virginia’s largest malls is just a few miles away, too. Most residents drive, but there is a Lansdowne Woods bus which frequents the local shopping areas.

Potomac Ridge is self-governed and professionally managed through its Unit Owners Association. It is part of Lansdowne Woods which is likewise professionally managed and self-governed through a condominium association. Condominium associations are governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

A single monthly condominium fee supports the functioning and maintenance of the Potomac Ridge residences, the Lansdowne Woods campus, and the Landsdowne Conservancy. The amount for Potomac Ridge is set by the Association Board and varies according to the size of the unit. The amount of the fee going to Lansdowne Woods and the Landsdowne Conservancy are likewise established by their Boards.

Potomac Ridge boasts the lowest monthly condo fee rates of all of the buildings in Lansdowne Woods!

Condo fees support the 24/7 security provided by the front gate; the maintenance of the beautiful grounds; support and maintenance of the clubhouse, including the tennis courts, pool, fitness center, and other amenities; our Management Office, including the Building Manager, Assistant Manager, two engineers and cleaning staff; maintenance and refurbishment of the Potomac Ridge building. Basic cable and water usage is also included in the condo fees.

Potomac Ridge unit owners are responsible only for the interior of their residence. The building management provides twice yearly HVAC maintenance (including filter replacement) and drain treatment inside each residence. All exterior building maintenance is handled by the building management. The exterior grounds, landscaping, streets and parking lots are maintained by Lansdowne Woods.

Yes, the monthly condominium dues include basic Comcast cable TV and high speed (100Mbps) Internet service to each unit. Residents may choose to upgrade their cable subscription to include premium channels for an additional cost which they will be billed for by Comcast. Telephone service is independently setup by residents and is available through either Comcast or Verizon.

The building has 118 indoor parking spaces in 4 garages: two on the lobby level and 2 on the parking level. Garage parking spaces are limited common elements and not all units have garage spaces so please check with the individual unit for sale.

Garage spaces occasionally come up for purchase. Ample parking is available in lots in front of the building, and a small lot in the back.

All units have one (1) assigned storage space located either on the lobby level or parking level that is accessible via a locked door.

The new resident needs to call the Management Office to initiate the move in process:

Schedule the New Resident Orientation with the Management Office at least 2 weeks before the scheduled move-in date. Orientation usually takes about one hour.

Schedule the move-in date with the Management Office, which is open Monday through Friday.

Move-ins can only be conducted Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – not on evenings, weekends, or holidays.

A move can start at 9:00 a.m. and no later than 11:00 a.m.

The realtor should call the Management office before scheduling the home inspection so that the engineer can be available to provide access to the roof for the AC inspection. If this is not done in advance the inspector may not be able to access the roof.

The Condominium is designed to provide housing for older persons. In furtherance of this:

  1. In at least eighty percent of the units at least one resident must be at least 55 years of age. At least one resident in each unit must be at least 55 years of age without the prior written approval of the Covenants Committee.
  2. No other resident in a unit may be under 45 years of age, except as follows:

(i)        a person under the age of 18 years may occupy the unit, but not for an aggregate of more than thirty days in any calendar year;

(ii)       any other person under 45 years of age may occupy the unit, but not for  an aggregate of more than ninety days in any calendar year; and

(iii)      a disabled relative of a resident of the unit, if such resident is at least 45 years of age, may occupy the unit with such resident.