fbpx

About

Welcome to LIVING LARGE IN LOUDOUN!   Lauren is a licensed real estate agent with Pearson Smith Realty in Ashburn, VA. Lauren and her husband settled in the Lowes Island/Cascades community of Loudoun County in 1999. She immediately fell in love with all that the area has to offer – the friendly suburban communities, the rolling […]

Read More

Get in touch

  Hello!  I’d love to hear from you and am ready to serve you!  Please send a note via this form.  You can also reach me at laurendefrese@gmail.com.  I’ll get back to you within 24 hours!   Lauren DeFrese, REALTOR® The E4 Realty Group of Pearson Smith Realty 43777 Central Station Drive, Ste. 390 Ashburn, VA   20147    Direct:  […]

Read More

Looking for a Trusted Vendor?

Whether you’re a few years away from putting your house on the market, a few months, a new home buyer or a seasoned owner, here are some of our favorite local business to fix, revamp, replace, renew or finance your house:

Read More

Success Stores

“Lauren, Thank you so much for all your help!  We are so happy to be in our new home!  You are wonderful.”  Amanda “Lauren, Thank you so very much for helping us to locate the townhouse.  You went out of your way and it was so appreciated.”  Robin     “Lauren, We greatly appreciate your […]

Read More

Latest Posts

Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: June 21-23

June 21, 2019 | No Comments

Help celebrate the sensational craft brews unique to Loudoun County with the first ever LoCo Beer Week, starting June 22! Here are the details for all of the fun events happening here in Loudoun this weekend!!   FRIDAY JUNE 21 FlowJam Festival@Lovettsville Fri 8 AM- Sun 8 PM Fleet Family Five Thrill Show!@868 Estate Vineyards […]

Read more »

Cool off at one of Loudoun County’s Water Parks!

June 18, 2019 | No Comments

Now that it is summer, the temperatures are on the rise and finding a place to cool and relax with friends and family is high priority! ☀️ Here are some favorite water parks in Loudoun County for everyone to enjoy. 🤽‍♂️ Make a splash and build lots memories this summer across our beautiful region! Volcano […]

Read more »

Loudoun Father’s Day Weekend Guide: June 14-16

June 14, 2019 | No Comments

Break out your best dad jokes and get ready to have a beer-y happy Father’s Day this weekend with our full lineup of activities for the dad’s in your life! Here are the details for all of the fun events happening here in Loudoun this weekend!!   FRIDAY JUNE 14 Fleet Family Five Thrill Show!@868 […]

Read more »

Loudoun’s Hot Spot of the week: Daybreak Kitchen & Biscuit Co. and Nectar Cocktail

June 10, 2019 | No Comments

Who doesn’t love biscuits and cocktails?! The folks at Senior Ramon Taqueria joined forces with Crooked Run to bring us Nectar Cocktail Bar and Daybreak Biscuit Company in Sterling. I had the opportunity to go to the soft opening and the place is amazing!!! Daybreak and Nectar are located in the same building as Crooked Run […]

Read more »

Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: June 7-9

June 6, 2019 | No Comments

Grab your tie dye, your appetite and your love for craft beverages because summer is in full swing! Here are the details for all of the fun events happening here in Loudoun this weekend!!   FRIDAY JUNE 7 Woodstock in the Gap@Hillsboro Old Stone School 5-10 PM One Loudoun Carnival 2019@One Loudoun 6-11 PM Leesburg’s […]

Read more »

Fresh Farmer’s Markets of Loudoun County

June 5, 2019 | No Comments

Loudoun County is home to experienced and established farmers, some of which harvest many crops for the summer season. Fortunately for us, these farmers make appearances at local farmers markets throughout the county, with one market in almost every community from Lovettsville to Middleburg. Discover roadside stands, farms with markets onsite and cooperative markets sharing […]

Read more »

Loudoun County’s Weekend Guide: May 31-June 2

May 30, 2019 | No Comments

From the Summer of Love tour kick off to an equestrian festival and wine country half marathon, there are lots of ways to “Live it Large” in Loudoun this weekend! FRIDAY MAY 31 An Italian Farm Dinner@Lansdowne Resort& Spa 6:30-10 PM Macaron & Wine Pairing@Bluemont Vineyard 3-7 PM Hymn For Her@B Chord Brewing 8-11 PM Live […]

Read more »

How Quickly Can You Save Your Down Payment?

May 27, 2019 | No Comments

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take to save for a down payment in each state. Using data from HUD, Census and Apartment List, we determined how […]

Read more »

Loudoun County’s Memorial Weekend Guide: May 24-27

May 23, 2019 | No Comments

It’s Memorial weekend – the unofficial start of the Summer Season. It’s time for barbeques, pool openings and ceremonies. If you are looking for the perfect place to celebrate Memorial Day or just looking for a relaxing getaway, Loudoun is sure to have something you will love. Check out all the details for the holiday […]

Read more »

LOUDOUN’S HOT SPOT OF THE WEEK: The Wine’ing Butcher

May 20, 2019 | No Comments

Located in Ashburn Virginia, this neighborhood food market (with Bistro) is a one-stop source for the perfect meal.  From burgers and hot dogs to their signature marinated chicken wings and steak tips to their USDA Prime and Top Choice cuts of fresh, American beef, this premium butcher shop is sure to become YOUR family’s local […]

Read more »