Homes for Sale in Dumfries VA

It can be difficult to determine where to live in Northern VA, and you’re probably considering commute times, as well as home prices and types, among other things. If you’re considering settling down in Dumfries, you might already know that it is a pleasant town with great neighborhoods and nice homes to choose from. At V Star Real Estate, our team helps individuals and families each and every day throughout Northern Virginia. We’re here to help you to determine if this city is right for you and to provide more information about the types of homes for sale in Dumfries, VA.


Dumfries is about 30 miles from Washington D.C. and traffic can be heavy heading into the city. However, the commute time just might be worth the lifestyle available in Dumfries. If you’re stationed at Quantico, the drive is only about 15 minutes, which means Dumfries is popular among members of the military.


When you’re looking at homes for sale in Dumfries, Va. you’ll notice more new-construction and more “newer” home options than you will in other nearby areas. One neighborhood to have on your list is Potomac Shores. This community in the eastern part of Dumfries is definitely one that we recommend. It covers a large area, and with multiple builders involved, it is still in development. You’ll find everything from two- and three- story townhomes to large single-family homes with up to 7,000 square feet of living space. Potomac Shores is popular due to the appealing neighborhood amenities. For one, it has its own golf course!

If you’re not a fan of new construction, there are plenty of other neighborhoods worth checking out. Montclair is a sought-after neighborhood of homes built in the 1980’s. These homes can be a little harder to come by than those in Potomac Shores, because there just simply aren’t as many of them. Montclair is unique, because some of the homes in the community are lakefront. Lake Montclair is very popular for fishing, boating, and swimming. Brittany is yet another great neighborhood in Dumfries. These are sizable homes with plenty of trees, and most were built in the late 90’s. The community is surrounded on all sides by Prince William Park, so it offers quite a tucked-away feeling. Overall, the homes in both Brittany and Montclair are lovely, and they can be a bit more affordable and offer more privacy than the new-construction options.

When you are looking at homes for sale, you’ll probably also come across a neighborhood known as Southbridge. It’s a master-planned community on 600 wooded acres. These home sites are on the small side, but the homes themselves are rather large. Southbridge contains a good mix of single-family homes and duplexes, as well as townhomes starting in the $300’s.

If you’d like to learn more about the homes for sale in Dumfries, Va. send us a note or give us a call. Or, if you’re ready to find a home in Northern Virginia and are debating about which city to live in, what neighborhood is best, and what type of home you should be looking for, reach out as well! We’ll find the right place for you to call home.

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