New Homes in Leesburg Virginia (VA)
Leesburg VA New Homes, Townhomes, Condos for Sale
New homes in Leesburg, Virginia are located approximately 30 miles northwest of Washington D.C. at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a charming colonial town reminiscent of Revolutionary War times. Named after the influential Lee family in 1758 and incorporated in 1813, Leesburg has special historical significance in America's political history.
During the war of 1812, Leesburg was chosen as the secret hiding place for the Declaration of Independence, the US Constitution and other famous documents. In 1823, President James Monroe with the assistance of John Quincy Adams wrote the famed Monroe Doctrine in nearby Oak Hill documenting American imperialistic foreign policy. On September 14, 2008, the town of Leesburg celebrated its 250th birthday. During that celebration, the town unveiled its new flag.
Today, Leesburg is the seat of government for Loudoun County, one of America's fastest growing counties. Despite the town's population boom to and estimated 40,0000 residents over the past decade, old town Leesburg's colonial charm and historical significance has not been compromised by suburban housing development sprawl. It also is home to several large internet, telecommunications and technology firms which fueled the greatest real estate boom in United States history.
Like Ashburn, Virginia, new homes in Leesburg are conveniently located near our nation's most vibrant shopping centers. Nordstrom's, Wegmans, Lowes, Home Depot and Costco are just moments away off Route 7, Leesburg's direct artery to The Dulles Toll Road, Tyson's Corner and Washington DC. Commuters from Leesburg and Ashburn who need quick access to Reston, Fairfax, The District and Dulles International Airport will also find the Greenway a smooth, high-speed scenic delight.
For 2013 New homes in Leesburg, VA are very similar in price, product and demographic profile to new homes in Ashburn, Sterling and Potomac Falls. Many of the national and local Leesburg homebuilders duplicate their offerings in the varying locations. The most acclaimed newer community with a Leesburg mailing address is Landsdowne Resort on The Potomac with its world class Robert Trent Jones championship golf course. In 2009, Donald Trump purchased nearby Lowes Island Country Club, changed the name to Trump National which is developing into one of the finest golf resorts in the United States with its spectacular views, rolling manicured greens and riverfront topography.
Landsdowne Resort, once owned by the Xerox Corporation, sold-off much of the land to home builders in Northern Virginia, including: Van Metre, Beazer, Centex, Ryan, NV Homes, Basheer and IDI Group's Leisure World retirement community. Lansdowne on The Potomac has sold-out, but there are new townhomes and Leesburg condominiums available at the Loudoun Town Center.
Perhaps the most beautiful community currently for sale Leesburg area is Stone Fox by Craftmark Homes. The rolling topography and mountainous views are simply breathtaking. Craftmark is offering luxury single family estate homes from the $700s near Leesburg, Dulles International airport and the Dulles Toll Road. There are 14 three acre plus wooded homesites in Stone Fox estates just a few miles from fine shopping, dining and recreation.
2013 new homes sales are doing well with an overall 11% price appreciation in the Leesburg area over 2012 and price increases have recently moderated from the springtime in concert with a relatively low interest rate climate.
Leesburg new homes present a good value, the schools are excellent and despite Loudoun being now rated as America's wealthiest region, Loudoun County home prices are relatively reasonble compared to new housing communities located closer to Washington DC real estate and the Beltway.
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