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Old 12-16-2015, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Alexandria, VA
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Old 12-17-2015, 08:34 AM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry, NC
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Are there other towns like Winchester? Rents look pretty high for us heck the COL looks higher than we are used to but I received the little tourist ad they sent me in the mail today and me and my wife fell in love JUST looking through it. We are considering Christiansburg,Salem and Harrisonburg. Do any of those come close to being like Winchester as far as community involvement,historical towns,festivals etc?
Why not just look for the cheapest property in Winchester? Maybe one that needs work? There are 3-bedroom places as low as $1100/month and townhouses at $850. I have a friend who lives in Winchester and she loves it. I would also consider it for retirement if we moved again.

As alternatives, Salem is close to the same size as Winchester. I have also wondered whether you have considered Wytheville or Abington. Both have some cultural and historic amenities.

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