Homes for Sale in Woodbridge VA
Whether you already live in the area or are making a move, it can be difficult to decide where in Northern VA to settle down and which neighborhoods you should focus on when looking for your new home. Woodbridge is one of the most affordable and attractive options and a perfect place for active families and professionals looking for a suburban departure from the big city. We’ve put together some information that will help you decide whether this area is right for you, and what you can find on the market in terms of homes for sale in Woodbridge, VA.
Located midway between Washington D.C. and Stafford, VA, Woodbridge is nestled in the heart of Northern Virginia. It also lies adjacent to I-95 and Route 1, which may help with your commute time. It’s a smaller town, but there are still many public transportation options. There are several park & ride lots, commuter buses that go into D.C., as well as an Amtrak station and a VRE station. Many neighborhoods are home to service members - Woodbridge is only 9 miles from Ft. Belvoir, and 16 miles from Quantico.
Woodbridge is surrounded by both the Potomac and Occoquan rivers, and nestled on Belmont Bay. Between stunning waterfront views and the city’s wildlife refuges and state parks, Woodbridge could not be more beautifully located.
Woodbridge has one of the lowest costs of living of all of the D.C. suburbs. For example, Alexandria’s cost of living index is 150, while Woodbridge’s index is closer to 119, with a median home cost of $440,000. As a more affordable option, the cost of living is one of the top reasons to check out the homes for sale in Woodbridge, VA.
You’ll find almost all styles of living in Woodbridge. You’ll find everything from one- and two-story brick homes to large, contemporary homes with vinyl siding built in the 90’s to newly developed communities with large homes and three-story townhouses.
Some of the best neighborhoods to look for single-family homes include Lake Ridge, River Falls, The Meadows of Minnieville, and Featherstone Farms. Agnewville is one of the most popular. It’s further from the center of town, feels very secluded, and properties have large yards with plenty of trees. For townhomes, communities such as Port Potomac, Potomac Town Center, The Glen, and Powell’s Landing are worth a look as well.
The beautiful riverfront neighborhoods offer a blend of townhomes, condominiums, and single-family homes. Some of the most sought-after properties are on Belmont Bay. Many waterfront areas continue to grow, and several new community plans are in the works.
Apart from being any area with reasonably priced homes, Woodbridge is known for its shopping. It’s home to Potomac Mills! There are also plenty of areas to enjoy the outdoors.
If you’re curious about any of the neighborhoods or homes for sale in Woodbridge, VA, reach out to us. At V Star Real Estate, we are here to help you find the perfect home! Navigating this housing market can be a challenge, and we’re here to help.