Sterling Homes & Real Estate

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Sterling Real Estate Market

Sterling is a community in Northern Virginia’s Loudoun County, just a 40-minute drive from Washington, DC. It’s home to around 30,000 residents as of the last census count. It uses zip codes 20164 through 20166.

Median home prices in Sterling are in the low $400s, averaging about $240 per square foot, making it much more affordable than communities immediately to its east such as Tysons, Potomac, and Bethesda. Seventy-two percent of residents are homeowners, and the median cost of rent is about $1,600 per month.

Single-family homes for sale make up about half the active real estate market in Sterling, with home prices starting in the upper $200s for three bedrooms in about 1,300 square feet of living space. Homes at the median price point typically feature four bedrooms and just over 2,000 feet of space. At the high end of the market are homes priced from the low $1 millions, offering five or more bedrooms in 5,000 to 9,000 feet in communities such as Cascades and Loudoun Valley Estates. For homebuyers seeking character-filled historic homes, some of the original real estate from the 1960s occasionally appears on the market. These are typically ranch or split-level homes that have been updated through the years.

Condos and townhomes start in the low $100s for one-bed, one-bath units of just under 700 square feet. Townhomes top out in the $700s for three to four bedrooms in more than 4,000 square feet.

For prospective homeowners looking for a new construction neighborhood, Cascades View offers condos priced from the upper $400s. Just outside of Sterling in Ashburn are several active builder communities, including One Loudoun, Loudoun Place, and Westmoore. Prolific builders include Toll Brothers and Miller and Smith.

Sterling Community Amenities

There are several large parks in and around Sterling, including Claude Moore Park and Sugarland Run Stream Valley Park. 1757 Golf Club and Sterling Park Golf Club are located in Sterling as well. Numerous retail centers offer shops, restaurants, service locations, and entertainment venues, including Dulles Town Center and Sterling Plaza.

The median household income for Sterling is $87,000, about 63 percent higher than the national average. At just 25 percent higher than the national average and 15 percent higher than the state figure, the cost of living in the community is quite affordable relative to other Northern Virginia/DC suburbs.

Sterling Neighborhood Highlights

  • 10-minute drive from Dulles International Airport
  • Heritage Farm Museum offers hands-on demonstrations
  • Downpour Algonkian Water Park
  • Several indoor recreational areas including Autobahn Indoor Speedway
  • McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area

Sterling School Information

Children of Sterling residents attend Loudoun County public schools, including 12 elementary schools, three middle schools, and three high schools. Two of these, Lowes Island Elementary and River Bend Middle, receive excellent scores of eight or nine out of 10 from the school ratings website There are several private schools in Loudoun County, including Chesterbrook Academy and Fairfax Christian School.

For higher education, there is a Loudoun campus of Northern Virginia Community College, and the Virginia Science and Technology Campus of George Washington University is in neighboring Ashburn.

Sterling is an excellent choice for those looking to buy a home in Northern Virginia with convenient proximity to DC and particularly to Dulles International Airport. It has great schools, a variety of housing options, and lots of things to do.

Sterling Real Estate Agents

Preparing for the purchase or sale of a home in Sterling VA? Let our local real estate agents work with you to navigate the purchase of or expertly negotiate the sale of your Sterling home. Our expert knowledge will give you access to up-to-date information about the unique market dynamics of the Virginia real estate market. We're ready to help you today!

Contact The Dunleavey Group to get more information about buyer or seller representation in Sterling. Planning to get involved in the Sterling real estate market? Review our CMA (comparative market analysis) form to quickly see your Sterling property value estimate within minutes.