Enjoy a Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride!

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Avant Property

What could be more romantic than a horse-drawn carriage ride? Picture it: you and your beloved cuddled close while watching the world go by, lulled into a relaxed state by the steady clip-clop of hooves. It’s almost like being transported to a bygone era!

On Wednesday, February 14, visitors to the Reston Town Center can enjoy this experience from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 per person; children under 5 years of age ride for free. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life Reston.

Weather-dependent. If inclement weather occurs, please check updates at http://restontowncenter.com/.

Celebrate the Good Life at Cooper’s Hawk Winery!

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Are you a lover of fine wine and cuisine? Interested in a fun, unique weekend excursion? Perhaps you’re seeking a sophisticated, romantic option for date night. Whatever your desire, the Reston location of Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant is sure to please!

Cooper’s Hawk is built upon the passionate belief that food and wine hold the power to forge lasting connections. This enticing establishment encompasses a first-class winery and barrel-aging room; an elegant, Napa-style tasting room; a modern, casual restaurant; and an artisanal retail market.

Cooper’s Hawk sources the finest grapes grown and harvested in both the New World and Old World, including Italy, France, California, Chile, New Zealand, and Australia. The culinary team prepares each dish fresh, incorporating peak-of-season ingredients and listing meals with accompanying wine bin numbers to help you find the perfect vino match. And the retail market showcases high-end decanters, wine accessories, gifts, and a gourmet food line.

Discover an unmatched hospitality experience at Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant!

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

12130 Sunset Hills Road

Reston, Virginia


Finely Crafted Beer at Lake Anne Brewhouse!

Posted on February 1, 2018 by Avant Property

Looking for a unique craft beer experience? Travel to Reston’s Lake Anne Brewhouse to enjoy a local favorite in the Virginia craft beer scene.

Located at historic Lake Anne Village Center Plaza, this nanobrew taproom offers beautiful lakeside views and an intimate, elegant, and comfortable space. Reston-inspired, flagship brews like Reston Red and Simon’s Stout share the taps with seasonal and special releases, and patrons also can enjoy a variety of pretzels and bar snacks.

Whether you’re looking for a great happy hour spot or a place to meet with friends, Lake Anne Brewhouse is a tasty destination!

Lake Anne Brewhouse

11424 Washington Plaza W

Reston, Virginia


Savor a Presidents’ Day Brunch!

Posted on February 17, 2017 by Avant Property

Looking for a fun way to spend your day off on Presidents’ Day? Or maybe you’re working, but want to duck out for a little while to savor a great meal. Then Reston Town Center is the place for you!

On February 20, two of the Town Center’s popular eateries will feature special brunch menus. Savor creamy chicken and mushroom crêpes, waffle bananas foster, or blueberry French toast at Mon Ami Gabi. Feast on shrimp and grits, country-fried steak and eggs, or chicken biscuit sliders at American Tap Room.

You don’t even have to choose one over the other. Eat at one place and get a to-go plate from another. Deliciousness has never been so presidential!

American Tap Room – Brunch hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1811 Library Street; (703) 834-0400; http://www.americantaproom.com/

Mon Ami Gabi – Brunch hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 11950 Democracy Drive; (703) 707-0233; http://www.monamigabi.com/

Get Your Girl Scout Cookies!

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It’s that time of year again – Girl Scout cookie time! Treat yourself to the tasty goodness of Thin Mints, Samoas, and Tagalongs, to name a few.

Several local Girl Scout troops will sell cookies in the Reston Town Center – on the Promenade and beside the Fountain – on February 18, 19, 25, and 26, from noon to 4 p.m.

In addition to indulging your sweet tooth, when you buy cookies you’ll help teach girls about life skills such as goal setting, decision making, and financial management. All proceeds will benefit the community and support Girl Scout activities. What are you waiting for? Get out there and buy some cookies!

Valentine’s Day Romance in Reston!

Posted on February 13, 2016 by Avant Property

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Can you feel the romance in the air? That’s right, Valentine’s Day is on its way! Not to worry, though. Reston offers several enticing date spots perfect for celebrating the spirit and passion of Cupid’s Day.

From Mexican and Asian fare to Italian cuisine and good ol’ American steaks, visit one of Reston’s diverse restaurants for a wonderful Valentine’s Day meal. Want to learn more? Check out the first-rate local restaurants listed here.

Guest Suite Apartment – The Avant Apartments in Reston

Posted on February 19, 2015 by Avant Property

Family or friends coming to visit you?  Don’t want them sleeping on a sofa or the floor?  Want to give your friends a place to sleep after a night out at the Reston Town Center? Stop by the leasing office or the concierge desk to reserve our one bedroom one bath guest suite apartment.  This apartment home is fully equipped with a king-size bed, fully stocked kitchen, cable TV, and internet access.  It is beautifully furnished with West Elm furnishings and accessories with a gorgeous West facing view and floor to ceiling windows!  Just one floor up from all the stunning amenities that your guests will have full access to!  This apartment home can be rented for only $175 per night!  See the management or concierge team for more details!


Avant is LEED Silver Certified

Posted on February 11, 2015 by Avant Property

Recently The U.S. Green Building Council released their annual list of states that have the most LEED-certified developments per capita.  Virginia and Maryland both made the Top 5!  The Avant at Reston Town Center was awarded LEED Silver in 2014, so we are included in the list of Virginia’s 150 projects!

LEED certified buildings save money and resources and have a positive impact on the health of occupants, while promoting renewable, clean energy.  Read more about LEED certifications here:







LEED Silver


Carnevale al Il Fornaio

Posted on February 4, 2015 by Avant Property

In build up to Mardi Gras, the Reston Town Center’s very own Il Fornaio will have special events on February 15th and 17th in celebration!

It will all start Sunday morning, February 15th with a children friendly mask decorating party. Enjoy special prizes, $3 mimosas, and free meals for kids under the age of 12! Later that night you will get a chance to wear your mask at their themed happy hour. Enjoy artisan drink specials, live music and entertainment throughout the course of the night! Chef Roberto Gerbino will showcase his culinary creativity with a special menu planned for the event!

Continuing the celebration enjoy your Fat Tuesday to the fullest with Il Fornaio’s “Ultimo Giorno Di Carnevale”. They will have live music, a costume contest, and entertainment to accompany a delicious dinner!

You can call in for reservations at (703) 437-5544 or on their website at ilfornaio.com/reston!