These Stafford County communities are all next to Interstate 95 commuter lots or rail stations of the Virginia Railway Express. We have visited these communities obtaining information and photographs for our knowledge and benefit of our future clients. Contact us for showings, brochures, and opinions of these communities. We always view the purchase of a home in a new community in terms of resale viability, and value versus competing builders and subdivisions. This is something you won’t get searching for homes on your own. Let us also connect you to a real time listing service to find homes as soon as they hit listing syndication services, and work with you to find the best investment of your life. We offer the SMARTMOVE real estate rebate program for new home purchases.
This update was made on October 1, 2015:
Colonial Forge at Augustine is a master planned community which has 538 homes (244 single family homes, 180 town homes, and 114 condominiums). The 3 level single-family homes are mostly on one-quarter acre home sites with floor plans which include 4 bedrooms, 2.5 to 3.5 bathrooms, 9 foot ceilings, 2,230-3,352 finished square feet on 2 levels, and unfinished basements as standard. Augustine Homes, Beazer Homes, and Drees Homes have built single family homes, townhouses, and condominiums in this community off of Courthouse Road (Route 630) and Interstate 95 exit 140 (Stafford). Amenities at Colonial Forge at Augustine include a community center, swimming pool, tennis courts, and walking trails.
Embrey Mill is a master planned community on 831 acres just north of Courthouse Road (Route 630). The development of Embrey Mill is expected to continue for several years as development of the second part of the community has yet to be announced. When finished, Embrey Mill will border Hampton Oaks subdivision to the north, and H. H. Poole Middle School to the west. The Stafford County aquatics and athletic center is next to Embrey Mill offering convenience for residents. Amenities inside the community include 4 community parks, 10 miles of walking trails, tennis and athletic courts, athletic fields, and the Embrey House which features a community cafe, concierge, fitness room, locker rooms, outdoor patios and grill, and zero entry swimming pool and kids pool. Construction began during 2013 with 6 builders offering town homes between $330,000-$350,000 and single-family homes with standard upgrades between $500,000-$550,000. When Embrey Mill is finished it is expected to have 1,827 homes. There is also information for Colonial Forge at Augustine subdivision 2 miles from Embrey Mill.
George Washington Village will be the largest mixed-use subdivision in Stafford County with a commercial town center and 2,900 homes on 1,100 acres.
Drees Homes is building 23 homes with 6 lake front home sites on Lake Mooney (600 acres) in Falmouth, Virginia. This subdivision has estate homes from the Presidential Collection on 3 acre lots. There are 80 total acres which have the Ash Lawn, Hartwicke, Hermitage, Monticello, Mount Vernon, and Peacefield home designs between $560,000 to $825,000.
Subdivisions built by Ryan Homes in Stafford County are discussed here. The subdivisions of Lake Estates, Liberty Knolls, Southgate, Stafford Landing are featured in this article.
This article features 3 single family home floor plans by Richmond American Homes at Embrey Mill. The homes featured in this article are the Danika, Davidson, and Dixon home designs and floor plans. The Davidson home design shown in the photographs (click on the above link) was a model home of Richmond American Homes, and available as of September 24, 2015 for $589,990. Well below the cost of construction. It is loaded with upgrades. Contact us for showings and additional details. The Stafford County Public Schools assigned to Embrey Mill are Winding Creek Elementary School, H. H. Poole Middle School, and Colonial Forge High School.
Ryan Homes built a lake front subdivision with 29 estate series homes built by Ryan Homes on 3-10 acre wooded home sites. This is our favorite community in Stafford County. The location of Lake Estates isn’t as good as others built between 2013-2015. But the subdivision is secluded with lake front homes on Abel Lake and all homes have public water and sewer service. The last home for sale was the Ellington (5,939 finished square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms) for $674,990. Lake Estates is 2 miles from Interstate 95 exit 136 Centreport Parkway (Route 8900) on Mountain View Road. Ryan Homes built the Sumner, Courtland Gate, Lincolnshire, Waverly, Ellington, Highgrove, and Balmoral home designs at Lake Estates.
These homes by K. Hovnanian Homes are on 1/4 acre home sites. The standard features offer 2 car garages, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, unfinished basements, gourmet kitchens with islands, breakfast areas, separate living rooms and dining rooms, libraries, and kitchens with General Electric appliances and center islands. The above link has pricing (updated September 14, 2015) for the Dakota, Hancock III, Maryland II, Delaware, Virginia II, Alaska, and Colorado home designs.
Liberty Knolls has been the hottest subdivision for single-family homes in Stafford County since Ryan Homes began construction in April 2014. It is a community with 99 one-third acre home sites directly across from Colonial Forge High School on Courthouse Road (Route 630) and 2 miles from Interstate 95 exit 140 (Stafford). The best selling homes in the first half of Liberty Knolls have been the Avalon and Ellington home designs. As of September 24, 2015 the second half of Liberty Knolls is under construction with the Avalon, Ellington, and Torino as surviving home designs carried over to the second half of the community. Ryan Homes has added 2 new main level living home designs to open construction in the second half. The Carolina Place and Winterbrook. These are 1/3 acre home sites (flat) with many backing to trees. Base prices start in the $450,000 range. Click here for a slideshow of the Torino home design which can be found in several subdivisions throughout the region. Click the above link for details and pricing.
A collection of 95 homes under construction near the intersection of Shelton Shop Road and Courthouse Road. Richmond American Homes is offering the Amhurst, Darby, Davidson, Donovan, Jackson, and Vanderbilt II home designs at Shelton Woods. Click on the above link for descriptions, pricing, photographs, and floor plans are available for these single-family homes.
Southgate is a Ryan Homes community of 152 homes ranging from $360,000 to $419,000. Available single-family homes include the Florence, Fox Chapel, Genoa, Marquette, Milan, Rome, Torino, and Venice home designs. Click on the above link for slideshows of the Milan, Rome, and Torino. There are also floor plans and options for each home design.
This Stanley Martin Homes community has 48 home sites surrounded by Austin Ridge subdivision, Interstate 95, and Embrey Mill master planned community. Development under way next to Westgate will give residents a commuter lot and commercial retail center on the south boundary of the community. Westgate is 1 mile from Interstate 95 exit 140 (Stafford). The above link has a standard features list, information on the Carey, Ramsay, Pembroke, and Sandhurst home designs, and a slideshow of the model home which is the Carey.