The "Top of Virginia" is situated in the heart of the picturesque Shenandoah Valley, about 65 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Located in this beautiful pastoral setting is Frederick County and within the county lies Winchester, the oldest English city west of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Known as the "Apple Capital," the city is the home of the annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival - a celebration of spring's arrival and the blooming of the apple trees. In fact, Frederick County is known as one of the nation's largest producers of apples and peaches and is the state's leading harvester of these crops.
Winchester, Virginia is a modern, dynamic city with outstanding medical resources and a thriving economy supported by technical manufacturing and telecommunications. This wonderful town's rich heritage is reflected in its many historic buildings and the Civil War battle sites throughout the surrounding area. A former winner of the prestigious "All-American Community" award, Winchester is home to approximately 25,000 residents known for civic pride, community spirit and dedication to their town's progressive growth.
Housing is affordable in Winchester, with a variety of townhouses, condominiums and single-family detached homes available in lovely quiet neighborhoods. Whether you seek a modest home with acreage, a country club estate or a spacious horse property, you're sure to find it. Winchester, VA provides an unparalleled quality of life, a small-town environment and a low cost of living.
Real estate options in Winchester, Virgina are diverse and affordable. The rolling hills and verdant land of the Shenandoah Valley provide a scenic backdrop to acres of single-family detached homes, large estate properties, endless horse farms and luxurious country club communities. Lovely red-bricked Georgians and Greek revival mansions exist in harmony with contemporary estates and large executive homes.
Homes in Winchester, VA are priced from just under $200,000 to over $2 million. There are many neighborhoods to choose from, such as Roscommon, Meadow Branch, Raven Pointe and Stonebrook. Lush, rolling hills and densely wooded areas grace developments such as The Orchard, Glen Dobbin Estates and Stony Meade, all of which feature homes priced in the mid-$500,000 and up.
Townhome and condominium communities in Winchester, VA include Lakeview, Parkview, Tudor Square and Huntington Meadows, which offer properties priced in the $200,000 and up. The Winchester area also offers paired home communities and 55 and over communities. Prices will start in the mid-$200,000 and up.
Winchester Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 10th, 2014: homes priced around $254,430 compared to $252,734 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Sunday, March 16th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.29%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.35%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.37%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.72%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Winchester VA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Winchester to help you find the best home!