Winter Hill

Acquired by FCHC in 1987, Winter Hill Apartments offer quality housing units rented exclusively to income eligible residents with annual incomes at or below 60% of Area Median Income. At least one member of the household must be 55 years of age or older and/or physically or mentally handicapped. Utility costs are included in the rent. Residents enjoy Winter Hill’s attractive residential setting in the heart of Falls Church. The location is within a half-mile walk by foot or local City bus to pharmacies, the post office, public library, banks, shops. The Winter Hill Clubhouse, located on South Virginia Avenue hosts a wide range of programs, activities and social events for Winter Hill Apartments residents.

Located at two sites, two-blocks apart, the properties include eight, two-story row buildings, landscaped with mature trees, shrubs, and gardens. The apartment buildings offer handicapped-accessible laundry facilities and on-site parking. Apartments include updated kitchens and bathrooms, frost-free refrigerators, garbage disposals, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning, hot water heaters, thermal windows, and smoke detectors. Many apartments have back porches and balconies. Five units are accessible to the handicapped.

  • The larger site, at James Street and West Annandale Road, includes six buildings with 50 apartments, 48 of which are one-bedroom units; two of which are two-bedroom units. One-bedroom units, 550 square feet, are located on the first and second floors of each building. Each apartment has its own front entry door. Second-floor apartments accessed by a wooden staircase. Two-bedroom units, 1,040 square feet, are located on the basement level of two buildings.
  • The smaller site includes two buildings that face one another across South Virginia Avenue. These buildings contain 16 one-bedroom units, also 550 square feet.