Westmoreland County Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Virginia
Westmoreland County is an exceptional place to call home. Located in the Northern Neck, the county offers fine living on the Chesapeake Bay, along the Potomac or Rappahannock Rivers, on lakes and ponds, and in verdant meadows, forests and valleys. There are two towns in Westmoreland County: Montross and Colonial Beach, and well established population centers such as Hague, Kinsale, Acorn, Stratford, Cole?s Point, Oak Grove and Oldhams. Future residents will find plenty of housing choices including new construction, golf and tennis subdivisions, suburban or rural living, ranches and farms, waterfront living, and retirement communities throughout the county.
Montross is a small town of about 350 residents and is the county seat. The town is home to the historic Westmoreland County Court House and charming antique shops. It is 45 miles east of Fredericksburg. Colonial Beach has two miles of sandy beachfront, the second largest in the state. The Victorian resort, one of the few remaining small seaport towns in Virginia, also has a public pier and a boardwalk. There are excellent places to fish, sail and boat as well as to swim and catch crab. Colonial Beach is 15 miles west of Montross.
Westmoreland County?s unique location gives residents plenty of opportunities for exploring history, participating in a plethora of water-based sports and activities, and enjoying the unspoiled natural beauty all around the county. Westmoreland County?s mild four season, low humidity climate, regulated by the Chesapeake Bay, allows residents to enjoy outdoor activities year round.
Housing opportunities in Westmoreland County are vast with plenty of new construction balanced by established neighborhoods along with historic and investment properties, single-family homes in planned communities, homes within golf communities, and retirement communities. Prices range from below $100,000 to $3 million. There are very few condominiums and townhomes available in Westmoreland County, but when they are available, units can be found in the $200,000 price range. Housing in Colonial Beach and its nearby population centers is priced from below $100,000 to $2 million, while real estate in Montross and its surrounding areas can be found with prices running the gamut of $100,000 to the high $600,000 range.
Westmoreland County Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 29th, 2020: homes priced around $262,403 compared to $262,403 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Sunday, March 29th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.