55 Plus Communities in the Fredericksburg Area

Have you thought about Fredericksburg, VA or the surrounding communities of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George, or Caroline County?  This page will provide info on both.  An active adult community is a development of homes that requires one of the occupants of each house to be 55+ or in some cases, retirement aged.  These communities have become extremely popular for retirees and Fredericksburg and the surrounding communities of Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George and Caroline Counties is home to 11 of these elegant communities.  It gives retirees and seniors a unique way to experience the area, take advantage of the location, and get the most out of retirement.

Why Retire in Fredericksburg?

Fredericksburg is a fast-growing historic town near the Rappahannock River on the outskirts of Northern Virginia. The area has become extremely popular as a retirement community with approximately 11 active adult communities either recently or in the process of being built. It is a popular area for Washington D.C. retirees and those seeking a lifestyle favorable for retirement.  Fredericksburg’s active adult communities offer a mix of lifestyle options and price ranges to satisfy a wide range of retirees. The median selling price of a home in Fredericksburg was $230,000 in 2010. The population grew 20% between 2000 and 2009, to just over 23,000. There is a 40-block national historic district in the city’s downtown area and contains more than 350 buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. Fredericksburg is closely associated with George Washington, who was born nearby. During the Civil War Fredericksburg was extremely important as a strategic objective.

Fredericksburg offers the best value for active adult living in the surrounding Washington, D.C. area.  The city features affordable homes, low taxes, great amenities within easy driving distance of Washington, D.C., Richmond; mountains and beaches.  Moreover, Fredericksburg offers an array of active adult living options from single family detached homes, 1 level villa/pation style homes, and senior apartments.
If you are interested in learning more about the great benefits the city offers, make Paul Porthouse, SRES REALTOR your first call.  He specializes in Fredericksburg and he specializes in your needs.  Most of his clients are seniors and retirees just like you.  He works often with 55+ communities and knows the ins and outs of that market.  He’s knowledgeable and friendly, and is ready to help you today.


Preferred: 540-368-7267
Fax: 540-371-5220
Mobile: 703-618-5532
Office: 540-371-5220 X 7267
Toll Free: 1-800-356-7004
www.paulporthouse.lnf.com, www.retirefred.com

For More Information:

Falls Run in Stafford – A Del Webb Community
Celebrate Virginia in Stafford – A Del Webb Community
Virginia Heritage in Spotsylvania – A Lennar Community
Turnberry East in Spotsylvania – The Builder is Hazel Homes
Summerlake in Spotsylvania

Regency at Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania – The Builder is Toll Brothers
Mill Creek in Spotsylvania – The builder is Tricord

Legacy Woods in Spotsylvania
Mansfield Club in Spotsylvania
Regency Park Villas in Spotsylvania

Leeland Station Active Adult

Other Communities:

Wood’s Edge

Village at Meadow Pointe

Four Seasons at Charlottesville

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