Learn More About Fredericksburg, Virginia
Currently there are 457 homes for sale and 93 vacant land for sale in Fredericksburg
Background on Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg is an Independent City that is in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The population here is just under 30,000. Located just 45 miles south of Washington D.C. and 58 miles North of Richmond this portion of Virginia is part of the Northern Virginia region and is part of the Washington – Arlington – Alexandria Metro Statistical Area. Fredericksburg was founded in 1728 and incorporated in 1781. Fredericksburg is relatively small compared to other areas of Virginia coming in at just 10.5 square miles with only a tiny portion of that being water. Fredericksburg experiences all four seasons and has a humid subtropical climate. The summers tend to be hot and humid where as the winters tend to be much cooler. The hottest parts of the year here go from the end of May until the middle of September when the daily average is around 81 degrees and the average low is just under 70 degrees. The coldest portion of the year here is from the beginning of December until the beginning of March with the average daily high is around 54 degrees. The average low for this time is around 27 degrees which means winters here can be wet and snowy. When it comes to transportation here in Fredericksburg there is The Virginia Railway Express which is a commuter rail service that connects the Northern Virginia suburbs to Union Station in Washington D.C. There are two lines: The Fredericksburg Line which operates between Washington D.C and Fredericksburg. Then there is The Manassas Line which extends from Washington D.C. to Bristow, Virginia. The addition of this commuter rail line greatly improved commuter travel when it opened back in 1992.
Real Estate in Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg has some beautiful real estate that varies in price and size. Since Fredericksburg is an older, more established community you will find a lot of Colonial style homes here. There are also a few prominent subdivisions here as well. “Celebrate” is an active adult community (over 55) which has either single family homes or townhomes for you to choose from. These homes are spacious and feature high end upgrades. “Celebrate Virginia North” is another beautiful subdivision here in Fredericksburg. Again, there are both single family and town homes here that offer high end finishes and more than enough room for a family of four, or more.
Points of Interest in Fredericksburg
-The Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park is part of the National Park Service here in Fredericksburg as well as in Spotsylvania County. This park commemorates four major battles in the American Civil War – Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness and finally Spotsylvania. This nearly 8,400-acre park was established back in 1927 is one of the biggest tourist attractions in all of Fredericksburg. Every year more than half a million people visits this park.
-Central Park Fun – Land: This indoor/outdoor mini amusement park has everything you and your family could want. Inside there is more than 40,000 square feet of fun and games for you to experience. There is an arcade, laser tag, mini bowling and so much more. If you prefer more outdoor activities, then head on out to the seven acre outdoor play area where you will find everything from miniature golf to amusement park rides. This place is also great if you are looking to have a birthday party.
Employers in Fredericksburg
Here in Fredericksburg there are a few major employers that help support the local economy. They is the University of Mary Washington, Mary Washington Healthcare and GEICO all found in Fredericksburg. Fredericksburg is also home to a large number of major retailers and commercial centers such as Central Park. Central Park is the main shopping complex in Fredericksburg with more than 255 businesses. You can find Central Park near Intersection 95 and State Route 3. This massive mall is more than 2,200,000 square feet making it the seventh largest mall in the United States. If your feet get tired from all the walking there are two hotels here at Central Park. There is the Holiday Inn Select Hotel as well as a Hilton Garden Inn. The above-mentioned Central Park FunLand is also located here. In recent years the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center opened here which marked the first convention center in the Fredericksburg area.
Fredericksburg is a wonderful place to live in Virginia. This small city has plenty to offer including beautiful real estate and a 2.2 million square foot mall that has everything you could possibly want.
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Currently Fredericksburg has 554 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 01/23/2022. Of these properties, 457 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Fredericksburg, and 0 condos are for sale by their owners in Fredericksburg. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Fredericksburg, is $560,291, the average condo price in Fredericksburg, is $571,696. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $252. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 28,259 of properties sold in Fredericksburg. Of these properties, 27,555 single family homes have sold by their owners in Fredericksburg, and 0 condos have sold by their owners in Fredericksburg. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Fredericksburg, is $371,173. Single family homes have been selling for 172 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Fredericksburg, is $390,608. Condos have been selling for 229 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Fredericksburg, are:
None Available (119 For Sale),
New Post On The Rappahannock (23 For Sale),
Celebrate (10 For Sale),
Downtown Fredericksburg (7 For Sale),
Falls Run (6 For Sale),
Amber Oaks (6 For Sale),
Fredericksburg City (6 For Sale),
Summerset Ridge South (6 For Sale),
Celebrate Virginia North (6 For Sale),
Hunting Run Estates (5 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 01/23/2022