Living in Greater Fredericksburg

The abundance of natural beauty in and near the Fredericksburg region belies its convenient proximity to major metropolitan areas. A diverse landscape allows corporate partners and residents the option to choose from suburban areas, waterfront property on the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers, rural farmland, or the vibrant City of Fredericksburg – all at affordable prices. Housing costs in the region are significantly less than in the Washington, D.C., area, and property taxes are also comparatively low.

Greater Fredericksburg’s location between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and the Chesapeake Bay to the east guarantees an extensive selection of recreational and cultural activities. The region is home to Lake Anna, one of Virginia’s largest lakes and a renowned state park, and is a short drive from the Atlantic Ocean.

Local dramatic performances and concerts draw rave reviews and large audiences. Fredericksburg also offers a wide assortment of specialty, craft, and antique shops, as well as dining and entertainment options in a restored, 18th-century setting.