Ashburn VA Homes For Sale
Listed in CNN Money as one of the country's best places to live, Ashburn is an upscale planned community in Virginia's tech-heavy Loudoun County. With a population of nearly 60,000, this large suburb is approximately 30 miles from Washington DC. Until very recently, the community was home to Redskins Park – the summer training facility for the Washington Redskins. There may no longer be NFL tryouts in Ashburn but there's plenty of other things to do – the 17 square-mile community offers a plethora of parks, recreation sites, restaurants, shops and entertainment. For more information about Ashburn VA homes for sale, contact us today!
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Now part of Loudoun's tech corridor, Ashburn was once a very different type of Washington Metro community. Back in the 1720's, it was part of a land and power struggle between two wealthy and influential tobacco merchants, Thomas Lee and Robert Carter. The men and their heirs battled for control of roadways, shipping and distribution rights for more than a century before the railroad finally arrived. The town once known as Ashburn Farm became Loudoun County's largest commercial center, as well as a summer community.
By the time Ashburn arrived in the modern post World War II era, things had died down again. While it thrived commercially during the railroad's heyday, it had never been heavily populated. By the 1960's it was mostly known for dairy farming. Once again, a new boom era arrived – the 1980's brought a rash of residential development as the suburbs arrived. Today, properties for sale in Ashburn are evenly divided between condos and single-family homes with a median list price of nearly $500,000. Values hit their low after the nationwide economic crisis but it didn't take long for the rebound to begin – there has been a steady climb back since 2009 with an even steeper climb over the past year.
Colonial-style architecture is predominant in Ashburn VA homes for sale, including various contemporary offshoots. In the luxury market you'll also find French Country, Tudor and even some Georgian and Federalist influences. The upper-tier homes are squarely in seven-figure territory with entry-level homes starting around $160,000 for one-bedroom condos and townhouses. There's no shortage of conveniences and amenities here. Grocery options include Harris Teeter, Giant and Wegmans and there's two great cinemas, Alamo Drafthouse and Regal Fox Stadium 16. There's also a slew of sports grills and plenty of restaurant and coffee options.
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Listing information last updated on April 21st, 2019 at 12:15am EDT.