Downtown Fredericksburg is a hotbed of history, culture, and community. Located right next to George Washington’s boyhood home, Fredericksburg was the site of a major civil war battle, and is where protestors ushered in civil rights progress during the 1960s via peaceful sit-ins. Residents enjoy community events at HurKamp Park and buy fresh local produce, or merely to enjoy the historic park’s relaxing atmosphere. As well, Fredericksburg is host to a wonderful array of restaurants, shops, churches, and nature trails.
The downtown VRE station allows for a quick, relaxing commute to Northern Virginia, D.C. or Richmond, and a few lights from Mary Washington Healthcare and Interstate 95. Within walking distance of anywhere in town is a delicious array of restaurants from Italian, like Ristorante Renato, and French, like La Petite Auberge Fine Dining, to the American Cuisine of Kybecca. It is also within walking distance of wonderful shops, like Old Town Butcher, Hyperion Espresso, the Made in Virginia Store, and Jan Williams Florals. Downtown churches include: St. George’s Episcopal Church, St. Mary Catholic Church, and Fredericksburg Baptist Church among others.
For fans of golf and tennis, the Fredericksburg Country Club, offers great golf and year-round tennis facilities and wonderful atmosphere. For those who work at or near Mary Washington Healthcare, this town offers easy access to all three Fredericksburg area hospitals including Stafford Hospital 8 miles away on Route 1 North, Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center 8 miles away on Route 1 South, and with Mary Washington Healthcare being only two traffic lights away.
The quaint charm of historic Fredericksburg is preserved in the heart of downtown. Living in this calm, yet activity filled, part of Fredericksburg is growing in demand as families realize the rich benefits of living right in the heart of beautiful and historic downtown Fredericksburg. Experience a charming small-town feel with all the benefits of a proper city when you buy a brand new home in downtown Fredericksburg.
When you get a home in Fredericksburg your children can attend Fredericksburg Public Schools: Hugh Mercer Elementary school, Lafayette Upper Elementary, Walker-Grant Middle School, and James Monroe High School. Private schools in the area include: Holy Cross Academy for grades K-8, St. Michael High School for grades 9-12, Fredericksburg Academy for grades K-12, among others.