Estate In Bedford
of Bedford, with its small-town appeal, offers everything from new modern
ranches to historic
homes built circa 1800s. Drive along Peaks Street (43 North), Longwood,
Bedford and Avenel Avenue and enjoy these magnificent old residences full
of charm, character and history. Prices will vary according to the location
and condition, normally running from $100,000 to $200,000 and higher.
is the fastest growing Virginia county west of I-95. It offers fine schools
and residences of every type, from those with acreage to residential neighborhoods.
Bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains on the west, James River to the north
and Smith Mountain Lake on the south, Bedford County offers beautiful
views and the convenience
of community living.
Hills Subdivision (referred to as "just beyond the hospital"),
features mainly brick ranch homes ranging from 1,600 to 2,200 square feet
of living area. Most of the homes enjoy fantastic views of Bedfords
famous twin peaks of the Blue Ridge Mountains known as the "Peaks
of Otter." Prices range from $150,000 to $200,000 plus. Also clustered
within this area are North Hills Estates, consisting of bi-levels and
1-story homes and selling in the $135,000 plus price, and Peakland Court
with mainly brick colonials selling in the $260,000 plus price range.
of the newer subdivisions in the City, this area offers a mix of large
ranch homes and colonials, sidewalks, street lamps and views. An upper
priced neighborhood with homes costing in the $200,000 plus range.
and Bedford Hills
20+ aged development and solid location of mid-priced homes with bi-levels
and ranches, it is consistently well-maintained and holds its value. Average
prices are in the $90,000 to $125,000 range.
and Country and Western Hills
subdivision located on the western edge of the city and county. These
areas consist of basic brick ranches with adaptations and improvements
over the years. Neighborhoods are a good mix of young families and retirees.
This is a perfect location
for starter homes with prices from
$85,000 to $100,000.
homes for the money. Brick ranches built on slabs, some with basements.
This location has PSA water and beautiful mountain views. Prices range
Creek Valley, Montvale and
homes nestled in the wooded hillsides
along US 460 West. Charming and close knit communities with a variety
of subdivisions off the side roads of 460 offering mini farms, contemporaries
and doublewide developments.
Southwest Bedford County, Body Camp, Moneta, Huddleston
Mountain Lake, the largest lake in the state (500 mile shoreline), forms
much of the southern border of the county. Construction on this man-made
lake began in 1960. In the mid-70s, this area began heating up and
continues to grow by leaps and bounds. Numerous on-water and off-water
subdivisions, condominiums, golf
course communities and retail stores abound in this area. Housing cost
and land sales continue to increase yearly.
first subdivision established in the Goode area with acreage tracts. Offers
a mix of ranch and two-story homes. Well maintained through the years
with a mix of
public and private roads. Average prices range from $150,000 to $200,000+.
access to Bedford or Lynchburg, this area offers a variety of homes styles
and exteriors. There are still building lots remaining in the $21,000
to $31,000 price range. This neighborhoods homes are in the $150,000
styles are basically two-story colonial with beautiful mountain views
and lake views. Homes are priced in the $200,000 to $250,000 range.
Area (between New London
1990 Bedford has been the fastest growing county west of Richmond. Between
1987 and 1997, the county lost 42 farms and 9,200 acres of agricultural
land. Taking their place were suburban neighborhoods, with most of the
growth in the Forest area. Forest has become a bedroom community for Lynchburg
with new subdivisions coming on line almost on a daily basis. Listed is
a very small sampling of some of the more established areas.
Countys first upscale neighborhood, catering to corporate America,
featuring an 18-hole golf course, clubhouse, pool and tennis courts. Clustered
around this community are Ivy Lakes, Haines Point, Lake Point, Overlook
Knowles, Ivy Lakes, Ivy Wood and Ivy West. A good variety of traditional,
contemporary and two story colonials. Prices will range from
$150,000 to $400,000 plus.
Village at Ivy Hill
the newest developments located in Bedford. The 100-lot residential development
lies in the Jefferson Magisterial District. The development boasts abundant
city water, underground utilities, three lakes/ponds, large lots, independent
sewer systems, scenic views and much more. Lots
are priced from $40,000 to $65,000.
Vista, Forest Lakes
within communities that offer quality homes in the $150,000 to $300,000
plus range. Townhomes and condominiums are also available in the $80,000
to $190,000 range. This area is close to numerous shopping opportunities.
construction with generously sized homes in the traditional
design. Upscale area with prices between $230,000 and $400,000 plus.
middle to upper priced neighborhood with wooded lots offering a mix of
ranch style and two-story colonial homes. Prices will average between
$130,000 to $270,000.
affordable housing in this area with a good mix of bi-levels,
split-levels and two-story homes. Priced from $100,000 to $150,000. It
has maintained its value and turns
Bedford County, Charlemont, Sedalia, Big
Island and Boonesboro
Boonesboro section of Bedford County continues to be a highly sought after
address. This area blends into Lynchburg. Homes prices will vary. With
its natural beauty, Blue Ridge Parkway access, Jefferson National Forest,
Appalachian Trail and the James River, this area is one of the most scenic
in Bedford County. This portion of the county is beginning to get the
development thrust from Lynchburg as more people seek a quieter lifestyle
that is not isolated.
Home Sales Price: $161,000
BACC acknowledges Judy Rush, CRS, GRI, ABR -Scott & Bond, Inc, Realtors
for preparation of this information.