Welcome to Your Purcellville, VA Real Estate Guide
Life in Purcellville, VA
The residential town of Purcellville, VA is located right in the center of western Loudoun County, about 50 miles from our nation’s capital and a 20-mile drive from Dulles International Airport. It may be a small town, but the residents are quite active. Loudoun County has slightly more than 413,538 residents and is among the most rapidly growing counties in the country. Households in Loudoun County have the highest median income as a whole, in the country.
Purcellville is located in the western, mostly rural area of the County, flanked by farmland, wide open spaces, and mountain ranges. Residents can easily access to a nice variety of outdoor activities, including hiking the Appalachian Trail, boating on the Potomac River, and horseback riding. You can even participate in farming on an active farm right in town that’s been there for more than 200 years.
Schools in Purcellville
Purcellville, VA is served by the Loudoun County Public school system which has the fastest growing school division in Virginia and is home to 4 public elementary schools, 1 public middle school, and 2 public high schools.
Public Elementary Schools in Purcellville:
- Emerick Elementary School
- Hillsboro Charter Academy
- Lincoln Elementary School
- Mountain View Elementary School
Public Middle Schools in Purcellville:
Public High Schools in Purcellville:
Things To Do in Purcellville
One reason why Purcellville, VA is such a popular residential community is its small-town feel. On the corner of Main Street and Maple Avenue, you can stop and read posts on upcoming community events. Every Saturday neighbors congregate on Main Street to shop for produce and other delectable treats at the local farmers’ markets.
Residents routinely enjoy cycling and/or jogging along the Washington & Old Dominion trail, which extends more than 30 miles. If you have a horse, you can ride him/her on a series of bridle paths along the trail. If you enjoy spending time outdoors but aren’t particularly active, you can watch baseball games at Fireman’s Field, fish in Franklin Park, go swimming in the community pool or mingle with others at the Purcellville community center. For shopping and dining out, you can find a nice variety of retail shops and restaurants on Main Street. If you’re into wine, there are quite a few award-winning wineries in Purcellville, Virginia that offer wine tastings.
- 868 Estate Vineyards
- Breaux Vineyards
- Catoctin Creek Distillery
- Crooked Run Orchard
- Endless Summer Harvest
- Franklin Park Arts Center
- Goose Creek Farm and Winery - Otium Cellars
- Harpers Ferry Brewing
- Nostalgia Boutique
- Sunset Hills Vineyard
Restaurants and Breweries:
- Casa Tequila Bar & Grill
- Finn Thai
- Magnolias at the Mill
- Market Burger
- Monk's BBQ
- My Deli & Café Greek Bistro
- Nery's Pupuseria
- West End Wine Bar & Pub
Parks and Trails:
Residents of Purcellville tend to feel they’re living out in the country, more so than the residents of surrounding areas, like Leesburg. Being situated in the rural part of the county, Purcellville has a more relaxed vibe than neighboring towns. Although it is growing, it’s still much quieter. People here keep themselves busy, but they don’t let the rush overtake their lifestyle. It helps that its closest neighbors are other small towns like Bluemont, Berryville, and the West Virginia state line.
The homes in Purcellville may be similar in style to those in the cities adjacent to DC, but do not suffer the same level of traffic noise and congestion that you see in larger cities. Buyers considering a home in Purcellville will have a number of options. For example, if you look at homes near the Berlin Turnpike you will find mostly townhouses. If you’re looking in town, you’ll find that most homes are single-family detached homes, with many of the older ones of historic architectural designs. If you’d rather not have the expense and bother of owning a home, you can find some nice apartment buildings in Dominion Terrace where you’ll be close enough to walk to the town center. If you’re ready to buy a home in Purcellville, contact The Spear Realty Group!
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