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.

 
$1,350,000
A Waterfront Beauty at Lake Anna, Virginia with Endless Views!

Mineral, Spotsylvania County, Virginia


Stunning custom, LIKE NEW, waterfront home with 700 ft of water frontage and glorious water views located in Kelly's Landing, a gated community, on the Public Side of Lake Anna. This elegant waterfront home features 6,481 finished sq. ft , 6 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, highly livable floor plan, living room with 2-story beamed ceilings and gorgeous stone fireplace, gourmet kitchen w/granite countertops, beamed ceilings, SS Subzero and Bosch appliances, breakfast room, formal dining room, library/piano room, the Main Floor Master Retreat is perfection, fully finished walk-out basement with a double sided stone fireplace, 2nd full kitchen with new appliances, attached 3-car garage, concrete driveway. large rear deck and patio, boathouse with lifts and an upper-level sundeck, perfectly situated on 2.63 acres.

Liz Wilson, Associate Broker, ABR, GRI, CSP , Long & Foster Real Estate

2.63 ACRES
6 BEDROOMS
4.5 BATHROOMS
6481 SQ FT
 
$4,500,000
Riverfront Estate perfect for a private retreat.

Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia


Established in 1642, Warner Hall is located in Gloucester VA along the Severn River. The 38 acre riverfront setting is perfect for a private retreat or hospitality venue. Offered in 2 combined parcels, the estate consists of a meticulously restored 16,210 sf Colonial Revival Manor House (circa 1670-1900), 3,800 sf Carriage House, charming 800 sf River Cottage. 350 years of history and architectural significance define this exceptional property. Exquisite moldings, 10’ ceilings, 14 fireplaces, heart pine floors, and hand tiled bathrooms. A grand staircase sets the stage for the entrance to the elegant Manor House. The Carriage House offers an open floor plan and separate apartment. Covered porches, terraces, patios and gardens set the backdrop for unsurpassed experiences. Convenient to Richmond, Newport News/Williamsburg and Norfolk International Airports, hospitals, business centers, universities, shopping, dining, golf, Warner Hall is the quintessential family estate.

Cheri Mulhare , Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Towne Realty

38.00 ACRES
16 BEDROOMS
15 BATHROOMS
20810 SQ FT
 
$1,249,000
Hunting Creek Retreat

Parksley, Accomack County, Virginia


Tucked away and nestled along Hunting Creek is this hidden gem, a charming Cape Cod featuring views of the creek with lots waterfowl, deer jumping and running around yard and field. Part of this property has an airstrip for landing a small plane. You are just a short ride to the public boat ramp and landing around the corner. This property gives you the privacy you want and deserve. If you need a first floor bedroom this home has it. Spacious yard with plenty of room for outdoor activities. This property is about 15 minutes give or take to the nearest hospital if needed along with shopping, restaurants, galleries, local playhouse with seasonal productions and local movie theater. If the outdoors is your passion the shore has many creeks and coves to explore, ready for fishing and boating.

Tammy Mason , Weichert Realtors Mason-Davis

40.29 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2419 SQ FT
 
$645,000
Onancock In - Town Waterfront on Generous Lot

Onancock, Accomack County, Virginia


Be right in the heart of the town of Onancock on the water, with a fantastic view of Onancock Wharf and creek. This property is nicely elevated and a perfect location for walking all over town - to shops, restaurants, galleries, theaters. Onancock is a thriving waterfront town centrally situated on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and home to a state of the art hospital. The home sits on a corner lot in the coveted Mt. Prospect area of town.

Helen Glenn , WEICHERT, REALTORS - Mason-Davis

0.63 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
3100 SQ FT
 
$175,000
Cape Charles Prime Waterfront Building lot in Bay Creek Plantation Pointe

Cape Charles, Northampton County, Virginia


Prime Plantation Pointe at Bay Creek building lot to build your dream home. Gated community with this section of Bay Creek offering exquisite views of Old Plantation Creek. Property is nicely laid out and offers all the best of Cape Charles. Bay Creek has Excellent amenities, 2 signature golf courses, members-only beach club and fitness center, walking trails, Tennis courts and many other great sights and sounds.The lot has really lovely open spaces over most of it with a thin tree line. Short travel distance to VA Beach. Lot is well drained and ready to be built on. Plantation Point has an array of engaging high end houses including along Creekside so if your looking at Cape Charles take advantage of this lot before its snapped up and built on.

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

1.10 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$99,000
Indian Hills - Waterfront Lot 3 - Occohannock Creek

Painter, Accomack County, Virginia


This wooded 5.85 Acre lot overlooking Occohannock Creek is private and ready for your next home.

Tammy Mason , Weichert Realtors Mason-Davis

0.00 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$99,000
Indian Hills - Waterfront Lot 1

Painter, Accomack County, Virginia


This property overlooking Occohannock Creek is wooded and gently slopes down to the waterfront. Allowing your future home to stay elevated. This property is 4.21 acres.

Tammy Mason , Weichert Realtors Mason-Davis

4.21 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$155,000
Bayport - Waterfront Lot

Hacksneck, Accomack County, Virginia


This wooded lot located in the Bayport Subdivision with 8.57 is available for sale.

Tammy Mason , Weichert Realtors Mason-Davis

8.57 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$239,000

PENDING

Top of the line ESVA Waterfront Lot on Miles Wharf Rd. Virginia

Exmore, Northampton County, Virginia


Prime waterfront lot with enticing views of charming Occohannock Creek. Nestled in Miles Wharf this property is the epitome of the eastern shore waterfront experience and is in between Onancock and Cape Charles plus everything in between. A very amazing experience to behold as you must experience this in person to fully appreciate it. Quiet waters gently rippling under serene skies provide an alluring backdrop to build your dream home. Lot is expansive and has plenty of room to spread out and relaxing country roads leading you to this enchanting partially wooded lot. Type Book: INST Book Page or Number: LR03 243 Plat Book: 31 Page: 25 Tax Map #: 3-1-3 Tax Assessment: 156300 Land Assessment: 156300 Appraised Value: Land Improvements: County Taxes +/-: 1150.00

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

3.44 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$56,000
Bargain deep water Channel property in Schooner Bay on beautiful Eastern Shore

Onancock, Accomack County, Virginia


This lot has a septic system in place and tons of potential. In lovely Schooner Bay on great water depth on the Canal. Excellent lot to build your forever home on or an investment property to use until a future sale date. Priced under tax value. A short travel to downtown Onancock and all it has to offer for food, entertainment, and sights. The new hospital is also very close. Lot has recently inspected gravity ( in ground) septic system and well. Bulkhead installed. Your lot is ready to build now!

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

0.45 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT

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