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Posted on 03/29/2024
12810 James Monroe Highway, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
Currently zoned rural commercial. Can possibly be converted to residential. The house has great "bones". Was used for many years as a successful antique store. Long ago it was a general store and the old shelves, store counter and old floors still exist. Lots of square footage for endless possibilities. Outside has a large detached building with tons of windows and another large shed. Half acre lot includes abundant parking and lots of exposure from commuting cars on James Monroe. A very rare opportunity. Sold "as...
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Posted on 03/28/2024
Highwater Road, Hillsboro, VA 20132 now has a new price of $350,000!
This lot is one in a million: 5 acres, water and sewer taps at the lot, (already paid for) , driveway installed, some clearing with great flat area ready to build your perfect home. Not to mention lovely mountain views. No HOA. Walking distance to the town and all the new sidewalks that lead to many events at the old stone school and a great farmers markets and restaurant. Many nearby wineries and breweries to enjoy the beautiful area. No cost of well and septic installation, makes this a perfect property for anyone looking to get started on building and not worrying about the unknown cost of these two big ticket items. Corners in...
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Posted on 03/28/2024
12810 James Monroe Highway, Leesburg, VA 20176 is now new to the market!
Zoned rural commercial. Nothing like it on the market. This property has great "bones". Was used for many years as a successful antique store. Long ago it was a general store and the old shelves, store counter and old floors still exist. Lots of square footage for endless possibilities. Outside has a large detached building with tons of windows and another large shed. Half acre lot includes abundant parking and lots of exposure from commuting cars on James Monroe. A very rare opportunity. Sold "as is" Net square footage...
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Posted on 03/24/2024
Carpeted Stairs: Pros & Cons
If you are building a new home or renovating your current one, choice of floor covering is a major decision. Going with carpet, wood, laminate or other options in your living spaces makes a significant impact on both the looks and functionality of a space. For homes with multiple levels, stairs are a part of this equation. While...
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Posted on 03/17/2024
The best plants for shade gardens
 If your yard or garden space doesn’t get much sun during...
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Posted on 03/11/2024
14304 Paris Breeze, Purcellville, VA 20132 is now new to the market!
Escape to serene rural Loudoun and discover your dream home with breathtaking views that will captivate your senses. Wake up to enchanting sunrises and spend your evenings out on the deck, overlooking the valley. For ultimate convenience and comfort, the primary bedroom suite is on the main level. In addition to 9-foot ceilings, 8-foot high doorways throughout the main level provide an extra sense of contemporary luxury & and style. The open kitchen and 2-story great room, boasting a coffered ceiling and a wood-burning fireplace with a towering real stone chimney, create an inviting ambiance that beckons you to linger. Throughout the...
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Posted on 03/10/2024
Insuring crops: A guide to understanding crop insurance
Local crops provide food and resources. Crops have...
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Posted on 03/03/2024
Budget basics: Remodeling house costs
If you’re planning a home renovation, the first thing...
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Posted on 02/25/2024
How to Know Whether It's Better to Rent or Buy a Home
How do you know if it’s better to buy or rent a home? With so much to consider, this big life decision may seem overwhelming. However, as long as you focus on some key questions, you can make the best choice. Here are the questions to ask yourself if you’re trying to decide between renting and buying: What’s...
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Posted on 02/23/2024
106 Notions Court, Stephenson, VA 22656 is now new to the market!
Great opportunity to live in Snowden Bridge! Notions Ct is not a thru-road, so traffic is only from the townhomes on the street. Here's your chance! With some TLC, some paint, and new carpet, you'll have a fantastic 3 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath, 2-car garage home with a deck, fenced yard, & views of the common space and woods in back! Snowden Bridge has exceptional amenities, including a swimming pool, pirate splash park, indoor sportsplex, clubhouse, community park, tot lot, dog park, and playground. In addition, there is a bike track, trails, picnic pavilion, & elementary school. Golden Path Academy, which offers programs for infants...
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