Welcome to City-Data.com Forum!
U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Virginia
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 08-17-2022, 12:36 PM
 
114 posts, read 145,989 times
Reputation: 57

Advertisements

Hi everyone, family of four here, with kids of 6 and 9.
We are exploring a potential relocation from Massachusetts down to Virginia next year, as an alternative to the Charlotte area in NC. I work remotely

We are struggling pinning down a few areas to focus on.
Our priorities are:
- public schools (this is our top one, we really want the best possible)
- kids activities and family oriented communities
- rural/suburbs lifestyle, but well serviced (grocery stores, shopping areas, etc.)
- proximity to both sea and mountains

Our budget for an house is around $1M

I've done some google searches and Loudoun County seems to always pop at the very top of the list. Would you guys agree that this should be the area to focus on? If yes, what towns are best based on my criteria?
What other areas should I also be looking at?
Warm weather would certainly be a plus

Many thanks!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 08-17-2022, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Virginia
491 posts, read 395,135 times
Reputation: 807
I would definitely look to Purcellville if this were me. Great area and schools but just far enough out from the sprawl of NOVA. Traffic wise it is still attached to NOVA but it is an entirely different area.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-17-2022, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Richmond, VA, from Boston
1,514 posts, read 2,778,033 times
Reputation: 814
albemarle county and goochland county.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram


Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Virginia
View detailed profiles of:

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2024, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top