Leesburg Homes & Real Estate
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Leesburg Real Estate Market
Located a 40-mile drive northwest of Washington, DC, the historic town of Leesburg, Virginia is the seat of Loudoun County. The town has seen tremendous growth since the 1990s when it had a population of just 16,000, and today it is home to about 53,000 residents. It’s just 17 miles from Dulles International Airport, and public transit is available via commuter and local bus services. It occupies just over 12 square miles and uses zip codes 20175 through 20178.
The median home price in Leesburg is in the upper $400s, with an average price per square foot of about $215. Two-bedroom homes have seen the greatest year-over-year price increase, going up by nearly 36 percent, while four-beds saw the slowest growth with prices dropping by about half a percentage point. Overall, residential real estate prices are up four percent from last year. About 68 percent of residents are homeowners, and the median rent asked is about $1,400 per month.
Single-family homes make up more than half of the active market, with home prices starting in the mid $200s. An average-priced home typically has three to four bedrooms, two baths, and around 1,800 square feet of living space. At the high end of the market are luxury homes, priced from the $1 millions, as well as sprawling estates on lots of three or more acres. Due to Leesburg’s well-preserved sense of history, there are several historic homes for sale throughout the community, from beautifully restored 19th-century Victorians in the town’s Historic District to Colonial-style countryside estates dating to 1813.
Prospective homebuyers will find no shortage of new construction in Leesburg. New construction townhome communities include Valley View Estates, Crescent Place, and Vistas at Landsdowne, while single-family new construction homes are available in neighborhoods like Falconaire, Wulf Crest, and Selma Estates. Prominent builders in Leesburg include MidAtlantic Builders, Ryan Homes, and Stanley Martin. New construction in Leesburg is priced from the mid $500s.
Prices for one-bedroom condos and townhomes start in the mid $100s in communities including Leesburg Country Club and Fox Chase Exeter. High-end townhomes with more than 4,000 square feet of living space are priced from the upper $600s in communities such as River Creek.
Leesburg Community Amenities
Leesburg is probably best known for its historical significance, and the area is home to more than 20 registered historic sites, including plantations, manors, and a ferry. Other attractions in the Leesburg area include the Leesburg Animal Park, a small zoo, and the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets.
The town of Leesburg maintains more than 370 acres of parklands and recreational space, including Ida Lee Park, which includes a sports, aquatics, and fitness facility as well as a Master Gardener’s Demonstration Garden, and community garden. Other notable parks include a dog park, native tree walk, and 10 miles of bike trail network. For more green space, the Kincaid Forest straddles the southeastern border of town. Morven Park, which includes a manor, gardens, and equestrian center, is just north of the town line. Nearby golf courses include River Creek Club and the Golf Club at Landsdowne.
Major employers in Leesburg include the county, town, and public school system as well as the Federal Aviation Administration, Wegmans Food Markets, and MasTec Services. The median household income for the town is $102,000, which is 90 percent higher than the national average. The cost of living is 32 percent higher than the national average and 22 percent higher than the state average.
Leesburg Neighborhood Highlights
- Lower cost of living and housing index than much of Northern Virginia
- Highly rated public schools
- Bike trail system and lots of green space
- Numerous retail and dining options
- Lots of historic sites and attractions for history buffs
Leesburg School Information
Leesburg is served by the Loudoun County Public School District. Several of the town’s schools, including Sycolin Creek, Catoctin, Evergreen Mill, John W. Tolbert, and Seldens Landing elementary schools and Harper Park and Belmont Ridge middle schools, receive excellent scores of eight or nine out of 10 from the school ratings website GreatSchools.org. There are private and parochial schools serving Leesburg and the surrounding area as well, including Dominion Academy and Loudoun Country Day School.
Colleges and universities near Leesburg include the Art Institute of Washington in Sterling, Potomac College in Herndon, and Patrick Henry College in Purcellville.
Leesburg has an affordable cost of living and housing index compared to the rest of Northern Virginia and the DC metro area, which is especially advantageous considering the high median household income. With its excellent public schools and reasonable proximity to DC, Leesburg is an ideal choice for those looking to buy a home in a Northern Virginia town outside the Beltway.
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