Culpeper Va Real Estate

Culpeper Va real estate.Communities and Homes For Sale:

Although Culpeper remains rural at heart, the area has welcomed progressive growth over the last couple of years and has become a popular place for many to call home. The Town of Culpeper, which is the county seat, has welcomed big box retailers to the area as well as chain restaurants that have promoted to the growth of this North central Piedmont region. Culpeper’s location within the southernmost reaches of Northern Virginia provides its homeowners with the rural refuge that they are seeking from the hustle and bustle of their working lives in Northern Virginia. Culpeper County is bounded to the north by Rappahannock and Fauquier Counties, to the South by Madison, Orange, and Spotsylvania Counties, and to the East by Stafford County. Culpeper County has numerous subsections or areas in which you may purchase an already established home, build, or rent. Specific areas of Culpeper County when considering to purchase a home are Reva, Boston, Mitchells, Rapidan, Rixeyville, Stevensburg, Brandy Station, Lignum, Elkwood, Jeffersonton, and in the Town of Culpeper itself.

Culpeper County provides diverse living options, offering communities to fit any lifestyle; from apartments, townhomes and condos, duplexes, and traditional family homes. New home construction can be found in The Estates at Northridge off of Ira Hoffman Lane, where they currently have lots for sale. Madison Grove is another subdivision that is offering ½ acre lots, natural gas, and public utilities are available. Magnolia Green is a brand new neighborhood in Culpeper, located off of route 15 business, and is offering new home construction through Augustine Homes. In the areas of Mitchells and Reva notable communities here are Rotherwood II, which has 1-3 acre lots, Clairmont Manor, and Friendship Heights. Three Flags provides beautiful vistas of the Blue Ridge and is a new single family home neighborhood by Ryan Homes with homes starting in the 190’s. Near the Lake Pelham area notable communities are Redwood Lakes, Lake View, and Pelham’s Reach which offers townhouses and single family homes.

Schools:

Culpeper County’s schools are fully accredited by the Virginia Department of Education. Culpeper County, VA is divided fairly equally amongst 6 elementary schools depending where you purchase your home and they are, Emerald Hill Elementary, A G Richardson Elementary, Farmington Elementary, Pearl Sample Elementary, Sycamore Park Elementary, Yowell Elementary. The county is divided in half essentially to determine the attendance line for the two middle schools, Culpeper Middle School and Floyd T Binns Middle School and the two high schools, Culpeper County High School and Eastern View High School. For continuing education, Germanna Community College has established an annex in Culpeper County as well.

Property Taxes:

The Property taxes in Culpeper County are currently set at $.80 for every $100 of assessed value.

About Culpeper:

Culpeper County is located in the North central Piedmont region of Virginia at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. When considering a place to call home, Culpeper County’s 389 square miles offers rich natural beauty with historical significance. The county boasts a strong diversified economic foundation provided by a mixture of technology and communication, agriculture, manufacturing, services, and tourism. If you are considering a move to Culpeper County, an array of employment opportunities awaits you here because of its diversified economy. Some of the area’s major employers are Culpeper Regional Hospital, Culpeper County, Culpeper County Public School System, Culpeper Wood Preservers, Luckstone, Cintas, Attotek, Masco Builder Cabinet Group, Blue Ridge Growers Inc., Merchants Grocery Co. Inc., Terremark Worldwide Inc., Euro-Composites, and Continental Automotive. The beauty in Culpeper is that these businesses all thrive alongside picturesque vineyards, rolling hills, farms, and rivers, lakes, and streams.

Culpeper County is one hour south of the Nation’s capital of Washington, D.C. Major highways that provide Culpeper County’s residents proper means to commute to and from work in and around the county are Interstates 95, 81, 64, and 66; U.S. Routes 15, 29, 211, and 522; and State Routes 3, 229, and 299. The Town of Culpeper provides the Culpeper Trolley bus for public transportation and easy travel around the town. Fare is just $.50 per destination around town. If you live in Culpeper, VA and need to travel a bit further out of town, the county, in conjunction with surrounding counties, provide the Tri-County Connector which covers the towns of Orange, Culpeper, Brandy Station, Remington, Bealeton, Opal and Warrenton. From the Tri-County Connector, patrons have access to Fauquier Hospital in Warrenton along with Culpeper Regional Hospital and surrounding physicians’ offices, shopping areas, restaurants, libraries and senior citizen sites all on a daily basis and for $1.00 one way. Culpeper also has its own regional airport off of Route 29, for general aviation.

Downtown Culpeper has small town charm and distinctive shops and eateries and is a popular destination for most people who live in Culpeper. One visit here and it is no wonder as to why the area was the 2012 winner of the National Trust’s Great American Main Street Award. Depending on what you are in the mood for, Culpeper County is sure to have something to fit your taste buds. A few that I would recommend would be Copper Fish Seafood and Raw Bar, The Pub at Hazel River Inn, Pancho Villa, Thai Culpeper Restaurant and Bar, and Raven’s Nest Coffee House. At Calhoun’s Ham House and Country Deli you can grab a sandwich while picking up a whole fresh country ham. Main Street Deli Marketplace offers only the finest Boar’s Head Meats for their sandwiches, Yum! Fine dining in Culpeper, VA can be found at Foti’s, Hazel River Inn Restaurant, Inn at Kelly’s Ford, It’s About Thyme, and my personal favorite, Lucio. For shopping in downtown Culpeper you have such unique shops like The Cameleer, The Green Roost, Pepperberries, Vinosity, Culpeper Cheese Company, and Knakal’s Bakery.

The Culpeper Sports Complex is the county’s newest parks and recreational achievement and is just a few minutes away from downtown Culpeper at the junction of Route 29 and Local Route 666 making it remarkably accessible to residents of Culpeper and neighboring counties. The 59-acre complex currently contains 16 playable football, baseball, softball and soccer fields, however, plans are also in the works for more amenities including concessions, restrooms, a possible pool, basketball courts and playground equipment. Yowell Meadow Park also has sports fields and nature trails. Mountain Run Lake Park is a great area to observe wildlife and waterfowl and for fishing. Many world-class equestrian events have taken place in Culpeper County’s Commonwealth Park. Since Culpeper is at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Old Rag and Skyline Drive can be accessed with ease from a short drive up Route 522.

The Battle of Cedar Mountain took place in Culpeper County during the Civil War, as well at The Battle of Brandy Station in June of 1863. The Library of Congress’ National Audio Visual Conservation Center is located in Culpeper County, often referred to as the “place in the hillside.” Here they archive and conserve classic American movies and offer free weekly screenings to the public. Culpeper is also famous for having the world’s largest collection of dinosaur tracks ever discovered at a single sight location.

Culpeper County has created and maintains the quality of life that people desire when considering purchasing a home, making it an ideal place to live; all the while providing the commerce, geography, and resources to create new opportunities for a growing, thriving community and business.

Kelly Gronau Dodson

Kelly Gronau Dodson

Realtor® | e-Pro® | SRES® at Coldwell Banker Elite
REALTOR® with Coldwell Banker Elite in Locust Grove. Licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. If you, or someone you know needs to buy or sell a home, please give me a call! 540-287-6807
Kelly Gronau Dodson
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