Retire in Fredericksburg VA

If you need a Senior Realtor, you’ve probably bought a home before.  Paul Porthouse is a Senior Real Estate Specialist, (SRES) meaning he specializes in meeting the needs of senior homebuyers.  If you’re buying, selling, downsizing or retiring; Paul Porthouse is your Realtor.  Most of his clients are relocating to retire in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Fredericksburg, VA has lots of age-restricted 55+ communities.  When you move to Fredericksburg, you’ll have a lot of access to area resources, such as hospitals and shopping; and you’ll be close enough to DC that you can access its resources should you need it.  The best part is that you’re far enough away from DC that you avoid most of the gridlock and traffic.

Fredericksburg as a community has its own lifestyle that makes it unique from other cities.  Most seniors enjoy the outdoors with activities such as hunting, fishing, and even distance running.  For seniors that enjoy boating, central Virginia is home to many lakes and rivers that accommodate all types of watercraft, and the Chesapeake Bay is an easy drive.  Fredericksburg residents appreciate antiques and art, as the city has many antique malls and art galleries.  For people that like to spend their time doing, Fredericksburg is the place to be.

When you’re ready to explore Virginia, you can go to the many scenic destinations such as Colonial Beach, Virginia Beach, and Virginia’s famed Eastern Shore.  If your wanderlust leads you to the mountains, breathtaking views await you.  Or you can go underground to Luray, and visit one of the premier caverns in the country. There’s nothing holding you back from where you want to go or what you want to do.  If you retire in Fredericksburg, it’s all within easy reach.

If you’re looking to have an active adult lifestyle, or you want to live in an age restricted adult community, Fredericksburg has that too.  With several 55+ communities in the area, you have plenty of options.  Whether you’re buying a home or selling, Paul Porthouse is an SRES Realtor that you can trust and count on to help you transition to your new life in Fredericksburg, VA.  You’ve waited your whole life for retirement.  Now get the most out of your retirement.  Call Paul Porthouse today.

Fredericksburg Area Links

If you want to learn more about things to do in Fredericksburg VA is a great resource.  If you want to know about life in Central Virginia, including Orange, Locust Grove, Lake Anna, Louisa and surrounding communities in Central Virginia, check out the Central Virginian, the newspaper for that region.  If you just want statistical information about the Fredericksburg Area, check out Fredericksburg’s Wiki Page, Spotsylvania’s Wiki Page, and Stafford’s Wiki Page.

Virginia Links

If you want to discover some of the natural resources in the Commonwealth of Virginia, check out Virginia’s State Parks Website.  If you want to learn more about the Chesapeake Bay, visit this helpful site about things to do in the Chesapeake Bay Region.  If you want to learn more about the incredible resource that is Shenandoah National Park visit Shenandoah National Park’s Website.  If you’ve never visited the caverns of Virginia, now is the time to do it.  Get started with Shenandoah CavernsBay Gateways is another useful site about the Chesapeake Bay.  If you wanted information about Tangier Island, check out Tangier Island’s official website.  Or if you want a good soft-shell crab dinner while on the island, try Larraine’s on Tangier Island.  If you’re shopping in Old Town Fredericksburg, make sure you stop by The Fredericksburg Clock Shop for your clock repair needs.


Virginia’s Homepage can be found at


A historic home in downtown Fredericksburg, VA

A garden in Fredericksburg, VA

Historic homes can be inviting.

Gardens are a way of life in downtown Fredericksburg, VA

Sunset over beautiful Tangier Island

Misty Shenandoah National Park taken July 2012