Situated south of Washington, D.C. along the Rappahannock River, Fredericksburg is a wonderful city in Virginia known for its colonial and Civil War history. It offers a convenient location next to the I-95 corridor, perfect for an easy commute to the DC Metro area. Residents don’t have to leave town, however, for things to do. Fredericksburg real estate is surrounded by culture, recreation, shopping, dining and more. The possibilities are endless! For a city that’s rich in amenities and charm, you won’t be disappointed in Fredericksburg.
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There is so much to do, see and explore near Fredericksburg homes for sale. The city offers great opportunities in outdoor fun and recreation. There are plenty of lush and lovely park to explore including Old Mill Park, Alum Spring Park, Hurkamp Park, and Dixon Park. For water recreation, there’s Lake Anna and the Rappahannock River, both of which offer opportunities swimming, sailing, boating, kayaking and fishing. Fredericksburg is also home to excellent golf courses that are sure to challenge golfers of all skill levels, including Lee’s Hill Golf Club and Gauntlet Golf Club.
Residents of Fredericksburg real estate can also explore the many fascinating historical sites that this enchanting city has to offer. You can visit Civil War battlefields or have a glimpse at Colonial life at the Mary Washington House. The James Monroe Museum is another great attraction, housing the personal collection of descendants of president James Monroe that have been handed down through generations of the family.
Downtown Fredericksburg is another fun-filled place to check out. This charming downtown features more than 100 boutiques, antique shops, art galleries, studios and restaurants all in one walkable area. Additional Fredericksburg attractions include a farmer’s market at Hurkamp Park that runs throughout the year, Riverside Center Dinner Theatre for great shows & musicals along with a multi-course meal, and Goolrick’s Modern Pharmacy for the nation’s oldest continuously-operating soda fountain.
Fredericksburg real estate is comprised of single-family homes, townhouses and condos, as well as spacious expanses of land to build your dream custom home. Beautiful properties reflecting Colonial, Georgian, and Victorian architecture are common. Current homes prices range from around $100,000 to well over $3 million.
Blending big city amenities with historic charm, Fredericksburg is a uniquely wonderful place to call home! If you would like additional information on Fredericksburg homes for sale, please contact real estate professional and area expert Gerri Ludwig today!
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