About Virginia

Virginia

The history of America is closely tied to that of Virginia, particularly during the Colonial period, Jamestown, founded in 1607, was the first permanent English settlement in North America and slavery was introduced there in 1619. The state is called the “Mother of Presidents” because eight U.S. presidents were born there.

The climate of Virginia becomes increasingly warmer and more humid farther south and east. Seasonal extremes vary from average lows of 26 °F (−3 °C) in January to average highs of 86 °F (30 °C) in July. The Atlantic ocean has a strong effect on eastern and southeastern coastal areas of the State.

Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 39 independent cities, which both operate the same way since independent cities are considered to be county-equivalent. This method of treating cities and counties equally is unique to Virginia.

Fairfax County is the most populous locality in Virginia, with over one million residents. Neighboring Loudon County is both the fastest-growing county in Virginia and has the highest median household income ($114,204) in the USA as of 2010.  Virginia's economy is balanced, with diverse sources of income, including government and military, farming, and business. Virginia has 4.1 million civilian workers, and one-third of the jobs are in the service sector. The unemployment rate was 6.3% as of April 2011. Technology became the state's highest-grossing export in 2006, surpassing its traditional top exports of coal and tobacco combined.

Agriculture occupies 24% of the land in Virginia. As of 2007, about 357,000 Virginian jobs were in agriculture, with over 47,000 farms, averaging 171 acres (0.27 sq. mi.; 0.69 km2), in a total farmland area of 8.1 million acres (12,656 sq. mi.; 32,780 km2).

Providing horsepower in the fields and transportation for goods and people, horses were the backbone of the first Virginia Colonies. Today, the role of horses has changed dramatically, yet horses are still a vital economic factor. Some 700 equine events are held in Virginia each year, attracting over 800,000 participants and spectators who spend more than $167 million at these events. The average Virginia horse owner spends $2,969 per horse yearly. Horse owners spend $505 million in annual expenses and support approximately 20,000 jobs statewide.

 
$839,999
A LUXURIOUS~ONE OF A KIND RIVERFRONT HOME IN STRATFORD HARBOUR~ MONTROSS, VA!

Montross, Westmoreland County, Virginia


BRIGHT MLS # VAWE200024 NAVICA MLS # R110723A An absolutely STUNNING River Beach front home within a 2 hour commute to Washington DC. Located in the well sought after Waterfront community of Stratford Harbour with neighborhood security. 2 Private marinas for members only, Also offered is a clubhouse, swimming pool and a private 100 acre fresh water lake for fishing, swimming and Kayaking. Beautiful custom built multi-generational 4 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath home with 2 master suites, each with it's own walk out balcony offering incredible views of the Potomac River. Fully finished walk out basement with covered patio and view of over size yard with it's own private beach. Oversized garage with room for all your toys. Secure RV/ boat storage available for members. 2 story stone fireplace and hot tub is a great accompaniment for cozy nights. This is not just a home, but a lifestyle and will not last. Definitely a must see. Taking showing appointments daily starting Wednesday July 28,2021 from 10-6pm. Please see the 3D Tour for this home right here and Stratford Harbour Video on the MLS and discover for yourself why Stratford Harbour is a Waterfront Community where "Neighbors become friends and friends become family!" **More photos available at: www.tinamkeene.com

Tina M. Keene , Exit Realty Expertise 9441 Kings Hwy- King George, Va 22485

0.96 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
2584 SQ FT
 
$899,900
Incredible luxury BARNA Log on beautiful, natural, peaceful, LEESVILLE Lake!

Gretna, Pittsylvania County, Virginia


Incredible luxury BARNA Log-Home, with rocking chair front porch, on a over-sized private lot on beautiful, natural, peaceful, LEESVILLE Lake! Lovingly built in Heron Landing community with over 200 feet of lakefront overlooking a huge cove, that is perfect for swimming, canoe/kayak fun. Quality features abound throughout this home; geo-thermal HVAC, plank hardwood floors, custom 'floating' spiral stairway to upper-level is a work of art - slate-type shingles, special countertop upgrades in Chefs Kitchen & Baths, 5 bedrooms, a guest kitchen and playroom in L Level. Too many Quality-features to list. Huge wraparound outdoor deck to take in the sounds of nature and enjoy the lake views. Private Guest suite w/full-bath above garage, and doggie spa! This is a very special home-A Must See! More... Private Remarks: Recent staining and sealing 1-2 years ago. Engineered pre-treatment Septic system is environmentally sensitive. Fenced Community Boat & trailer, RV storage area included in HOA. Recent upgrades: Deck board replacement & new posts and copper tops & custom iron rails; replaced stairs to guest suite above garage. Alarm System-NOT ACTIVE

REG ANDERSON , Long & Foster Realtors

1.81 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
4586 SQ FT
 
$469,900

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Smith River Tract

Axton, Henry County, Virginia


Smith River Tract: 335+/- acres that has long frontage on the Smith River which is known for its one-of-a kind brown and rainbow trout fishing, emits from the base of Philpott Dam. Power generation through the turbines of the dam increase water flow and levels in the river creating what is known as a “tail-race” stream. The 44 miles of river from the dam to where it merges with the Dan River averages around 45 degrees and gets warmer as it travels downstream. It offers several public drop-in areas for your kayak or canoe and a number to call to find out generation times to know when fishing /canoeing is best. There is a 50'x22' garage on the property that would be perfect for your kayak, fishing gear or turn it into a cabin for the weekends. The property is mostly level with some rolling areas, several nice open fields, an abundance of wildlife to hunt, beautiful building sites, electricity on the property and frontage on a state road. A Lot Of Beauty For The Buck! Timber has been sold and will be harvested. Owner agent.

Larry Atkins , State Wide Realty

0.00 ACRES
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$1,750,000
Sitting stately overlooking the Rappahannock River, "BISTINEAU PLACE"

King George, King George County, Virginia


Sitting stately overlooking the Rappahannock River, "BISTINEAU PLACE", a Georgian-style residence constructed in 2004 on 42 acres, presents historic detailing with modern amenities. This Georgian beauty boosts landmark charm in addition to 650 feet of water frontage. The engineer/architect owners spared no expense when creating a custom-built residence featuring five generous-sized bedrooms and five and a half baths. A spectacular front to rear entry separates twin parlors. The main level owner's suite bathroom includes two walk-in closets; a hygienic bidet; double custom vanities; heated flooring; a jetted soaking tub; and separate walk-in shower with teak seats and dual showerheads: plus, cedar and linen closets. Four upper level bedrooms have access to a decorative balcony overlooking rear gardens and river. A gourmet kitchen with butler's facilities, features double appliances, an oversized island , extensive cabinetry and a tin ceiling inlay. Ideal for entertaining, a spacious familry room opens to considerable decking. The sunroom, also opening to the deck, boasts eight skylights overlooking a hand painted "Flora and Fauna" mural. A 4 car garage displaying a large work area, a separate guest house with attached green house and a dock with a covered boat lift complete the exceptional offering. Included in the grounds one finds a private road, fenced garden, koi pond, fruit trees, mature landscaping and a zip line! 'Bistineau Place" is the perfect estate for the discerning buyer seeking character and quality, land with water frontage, easy access to shopping, schools, medical facilities, good restaurants, and rail!!

Peggi Howell , Coldwell Banker Elite

42.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
6 BATHROOMS
4992 SQ FT
 
$199,999
Waterfront 500ft deep lot, 219ft frontage in Skimino Landing Estates!

Williamsburg, York County, Virginia


Sweeping panoramic water views on 2.58 acres of pines, surrounded by luxury homes. Build your custom dream home on this wooded, peaceful waterfront lot in established Skimino Landing Estates! Indulge yourself with a house that will offer stunning views, serene atmosphere and plentiful wildlife. 500-ft deep lot with 219-ft frontage offers multiple places to build. Coveted Williamsburg address with lower York County taxes. You'll be a short 10-minute drive from Colonial Williamsburg, I-64 and shopping/dining choices.

Lisa Langenhennig , Coldwell Banker Traditions

2.58 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$1,800,000
59.5 Acre Waterfront Home, Airstrip, Boat Ramp / Dock, and Much more!

Franktown, Northampton County, Virginia


Very rare 59 acre Eastern Shore Waterfront Estate on Virginia's Eastern Shore with over 2000 feet of water frontage plus a gorgeous sandy pond. The panoramic views of Nassawadox creek and flowing land nestled in sleepy forests provides the ultimate retreat. Property boasts a boat ramp, dock, barn with a 1 BR studio with its own septic system and well. Amazing Airstrip. Primary home has radiant heated floors and HVAC for heating and Air. IPE decking and beautiful balcony views of this inspiring waterfront domain. Centerpiece of home is a double sided fireplace complete with ornate Gatlinburg stone. Chefs kitchen with excellent appointments anchor a sweeping open floorplan lined with great usable space throughout. Protected by a Land Trust easement. Elite luxury Estate that feels like home.

Shaun Sterling elite Waterfront Team , Long and Foster Realtors/7

59.50 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
3700 SQ FT
 
$86,000
LOT #70 & 71 SOUTH INDEPENDENCE DRIVE MONTROSS, VA 22520 IN STRATFORD HARBOUR!

Montross, Westmoreland County, Virginia


BRIGHT MLS# 1000243190 With present "Low Home Inventory" consider building your own Home in 2021 on these 2 LAKE FRONT lots on SOUTH INDEPENDENCE DRIVE in the well sought after WATERFRONT COMMUNITY OF STRATFORD HARDBOUR in Montross, Va! PRICE IS BELOW ASSESSED VALUE! Documents in hand with Lot having a septic Cert Letter on file to build a 3 Bedroom Home. Please call with further questions and directions. Come be a part of a wonderful community where "Neighbors become friends and friends become family! Take the time to watch my Video Tour of Stratford Harbour here on the MLS!

Tina M. Keene , Exit Realty Expertise 9441 Kings Hwy- King George, Va 22485

1.61 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$48,000
WATERVIEW LAND!! LOT #177 BAYPOINTE DR. MONTROSS. VA 22520 IN STRATFORD HARBOUR!

Montross, Westmoreland County, Virginia


BRIGHT MLS: #VAWE106634 Act NOW while the Market is HOT for Homes and Land in Westmoreland County, Va.! A GREAT Land opportunity in the well sought after Waterfront community of Stratford Harbour with views of the Potomac River on BAYPOINTE DRIVE! This Lot is Perked and Septic Cert. Letter is on file for a 3 BR Home! Seller is MOTIVATED to Sell and Land is PRICED to SELL. WILL REFER TO QUALITY CUSTOM HOME BUILDER if needed. Take the time to watch my Video Tour of Stratford Harbour here on this Listing! Stratford Harbour is a Waterfront Community where "Neighbors Become Friends And Friends Become Family!"

Tina M. Keene , Exit Realty Expertise 9441 Kings Hwy- King George, Va 22485

0.40 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$109,999
POTOMAC RIVERFRONT LAND!! LOT #159 NORTH INDEPENDENCE DR. IN STRATFORD HARBOUR!

Montross, Westmoreland County, Virginia


BRIGHT MLS: #VAWE117706 Act NOW while the Market is HOT for Homes and Land in Westmoreland County Virginia! A GREAT RIVERFRONT WATERVIEW Land opportunity in well sought after Waterfront community of Stratford Harbour on NORTH INDEPENDENCE DRIVE on 1 ACRE with totally BEAUTIFUL VIEWS of the Potomac River! County Assessed for $120,000, this Seller is MOTIVATED to Sell and Land is PRICED well below Assessed value to SELL. COMPLETE CONVENTIONAL SEPTIC IS INSTALLED WITH LETTER OF COMPLETION IS IN HAND. Clear this lot and you're ready to build your dream home after recertifying documents with the county! Take the time to watch my Video Tour of Stratford Harbour! A Waterfront Community where "Neighbors Become Friends And Friends Become Family!" attached to this Listing! Contact me today for more details!

Tina M. Keene , Exit Realty Expertise 9441 Kings Hwy- King George, Va 22485

1.00 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$49,900
Waterfront - Folly Creek

Accomac, Accomack County, Virginia


Is it the right time to fnd your perfect spot to build a coastal home, yes? Seaview is a gated waterfront community that offers so much to its residents. There are two large piers for property owners to use and enjoy. You are also minutes from the public boat ramp as well. You are within minutes from town where you get access to shopping, dining, galleries, and the local hospital. Enjoy what the Eastern Shore has to offer with its beautiful shorelines, there is fishing, crabbing, boating, and more. Imagine all the possibilities with designing a home for this special lot. Time is a wasting, so don't let it slip away. Plan your trip today. Directions: Coming from Rt 13 into Accomac turn onto Drummondtown Rd and follow all the way into Daugherty and left onto Custis Neck Rd. Follow Custis Neck until you get to the iron gate entrance on the left for Seaview. You must have Realtor with you to obtain access code to the gate. Agent Remarks: Septic and plat uploaded to Navica. Book online to get an access code or call the listing agent.

Tammy Mason , Weichert Realtors Mason-Davis

0.00 ACRES
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- SQ FT

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