Homes & Houses For Sale By Owner In Stafford, VA (475)

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Currently there are 393 homes for sale and 63 vacant land for sale in Stafford

Background, General Information and Weather in Stafford –

Stafford is the located in Stafford County which is in the Northern part U.S. Commonwealth of Virginia. Stafford is also the county seat of Stafford County. The population here as of the 2010 census was 4,320. The population for the entire county as per a 2017 poll showed that there were close to 170,000 people residing here. According to the United States Census Bureau, Stafford is 4.27 miles in size. If you were to look on a map you would see that Stafford County is just ten miles North of Fredericksburg, around 40 miles South of Metropolitan Washington D.C and approximately 60 miles North of Richmond. Just North of Stafford is the Marine Corps Base Quantico. The climate here in Stafford falls under the “Humid Subtropical” category. This means that the summers here tend to be warm and muggy and the winters tend to be very cold. The hottest part of the year here goes from the beginning of June until mid September when the daily average high is just about 80 degrees. The low for this time is a very comfortable 68 degrees. The cool season goes from the beginning of December until the beginning of March. During this time, the daily average high is just about 53 degrees. The low for this time is a very chilly 27 degrees. During the winter you can expect to see around a foot of snow or so. This is well under the national average of more than two feet. Stafford receives around 42 inches of rain per year in addition to the snowfall. The hot and cold seasons last about the same amount of time here but the spring here is when people really start to enjoy outdoor activities. The spring here in Stafford is very mild. In rare instances the temperature has fallen to 13 degrees in the winter and gone as high as 96 during the summer. These instances are few and far between. For the most part, the climate here in Stafford is beautiful.

Embrey Mill here in Stafford –
One of the most attractive subdivisions here in Stafford is “Embrey Mill.” This stunning subdivision has both single family homes as well as townhomes. The homes found here are either brand new or recently constructed and are quite stately. The homes are designed by some of the most premier builders in the business. “Dream Finders Homes,” “Atlantic Builders,” “Miller & Smith,” “Drees Homes,” “Integrity Homes,” “Stanley Martin Homes” and “K. Hovnanian” are the builders for the homes here. These builders all offer up something different but the end result is always a beautiful home. As with most new homes you will find things like granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, walk in closets, gourmet kitchens and spacious bedrooms. The amenities here are amazing as well. “Embrey House” is the main clubhouse here and boy does it have everything you could possibly want in a clubhouse and then some. Here you will find a community pool, “Ground Bistro and Café,” a fitness center and even an outdoor patio. Besides the clubhouse there is a nature trail for you to hike, bike or jog on. Then there is “Embrey Field.” Here you can take your children to play on the playground or kick the ball around on the soccer field. When they want a snack, you can head over to Heritage Park where you will find fire pits where you can toast marshmallows to make s’mores. There is even a dog park here. If you were looking for the perfect place to live here in Stafford, “Embrey Mill” is the place for you!

Restaurants here in Stafford –
“The Log Cabin Restaurant” is one of the most well known eateries here in Stafford. It was opened back in 1942 by the Mitchell family. At one point in time there was a dance hall located here that served the Quantico Marines. Back during this time the Mary Washington College girls were not allowed to drink within ten miles of their school. This log cabin was a little more than 10 miles away from that school so this space became a well known tavern. Then in 1979 the third generation of Mitchells turned this tavern into a seafood and steak restaurant. Since then it has become known as one of the best places to eat in Stafford. This is also a great place for a date night!

Summary –
Stafford is relatively small community with an amazing subdivision and great weather. If you were looking for the perfect place to settle down with your family, make sure to check out Stafford! offers For Sale By Owner listing services throughout the country. By posting home with ByOwner your property will get the same exposure you’d receive from a traditional real estate company. Our Stafford, Virginia Flat Fee MLS listing Service saves you from paying the traditional 6% commission charged by most real estate offices, but gives you the same worldwide exposure.

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Currently Stafford has 456 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 05/20/2022. Of these properties, 393 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Stafford. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Stafford, is $551,711, the average condo price in Stafford, is $575,295. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $173. This is based the living area square footage.

Over the last year, there have been 12,108 of properties sold in Stafford. Of these properties, 11,767 single family homes have sold by their owners in Stafford. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Stafford, is $357,626. Single family homes have been selling for 196 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Stafford, is $397,522. Condos have been selling for 196 per square foot of living area.

The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Stafford, are: Embrey Mill (46 For Sale), Aquia Harbour (39 For Sale), None Available (39 For Sale), Whitson Woods (16 For Sale), Hampton Oaks (14 For Sale), Austin Ridge (13 For Sale), None (10 For Sale), Augustine North (10 For Sale), Vista Woods (9 For Sale), Park Ridge (8 For Sale)

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This data up-to-date as of [05/20/2022]