This article was updated on October 1, 2015.
Colonial Forge at Augustine is on Courthouse Road (Route 630) approximately 2 miles west of Interstate 95 exit 140 (Stafford). The master planned subdivision next to Colonial Forge High School, will have 538 homes when the last phase of construction is completed. These homes include villas, townhouses, and single-family homes built by Augustine Homes, Beazer Homes, and Drees Homes. The monthly homeowners association dues for Colonial Forge at Augustine are $85 for single-family homes, $107 for town homes, and $65 for villas with $145 condominium fees.
Embrey Mill Master Planned Community
The pictures here are the first set of model homes available at Embrey Mill subdivision in Stafford County. We have an extensive collection of photographs for the initial series of Embrey Mill homes. Click here to review the interiors of the homes presented below.
Embrey Mill subdivision in Stafford County. This master planned community is between Garrisonville (Route 610) & Stafford (Route 630). When completed this 831 acre development will have 1, 827 homes. The first phase will have 472 homes. Amenities will include 4 parks with athletic fields, 10 miles of walking trails, tennis & athletic courts, and the Embrey House community center. The Embrey House has a pool, fitness facility and locker rooms, community cafe, outdoor patio, and community administrative offices. A concierge service at the community center is available for residents of Embrey Mill.
Embrey Mill development plans also include a community… Continue reading
Fredericksburg Area Real Estate News
June has been a busy month for real estate headlines in Fredericksburg and surrounding jurisdictions. These are a few of the highlights:
Rappahannock Region Housing Statistics
May 2013 housing news for Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford showed 5 year records for every almost every reporting category. Statistics provided by the Metropolitan Regional Information Systems, Inc. indicated sales volume hit a 5 year high median sales price of $249,900 (9.6% increase from May 2012). The total sales volume ($119.5M) increased 23.4% since May 2012. This is the highest volume since July 2007. The available inventory of homes for May 2013 was 3.3 months. Six months is considered a even basis for buyers versus sellers. NOTE: With interest rates rising we are seeing a shift with more listings and fewer buyers. We believe this is the beginning of changing local and… Continue reading
Public Meeting News and Links (Courthouse Road Expansion and Interstate 95 Interchange).
Public Meeting Brochure – September 29, 2015 (Courthouse Road Expansion Project) Estimated costs: $35,966,920.
Public Meeting Brochure – September 29. 2015 (Interstate 95 and Route 630 Interchange Project) Estimated costs: $149,462,063.
We attended the Courthouse Road interchange reconstruction public meeting at Colonial Forge High School. The plans were preliminary as the project is still in the planning phase. The issues which created the most concern are listed below.
(1) The plan requires eminent domain of several businesses, including McDonald’s near the current Interstate 95 exchange with Courthouse Road (Route 630) to make space for one of two new commuter lots. The current commuter lot will be razed for highway construction, and the commuter lots on Courthouse Road, and Austin Ridge Drive will add… Continue reading