Ranson, West Virginia is about an hour from Washington, D.C. in the heart of historic Jefferson County. This remarkable community was officially established in 1910 and is rich with cultural and historical points of interest. The Ranson area is also bursting with undeniable natural beauty. With its close proximity to the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains and the sparkling waters of the Shenandoah River, it isn’t difficult to see why John Denver described the area as “Almost Heaven.”
Residents of Ranson enjoy the beautiful landscapes and the abundance of recreational opportunities they provide. Without traveling far from home, Ranson residents can camp in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, hike on the Appalachian Trail, kayak on the Shenandoah River, bike along the 10.3 mile path that follows Route 9 and enjoy Ranson’s six public parks. Ranson also has great shopping and dining options including establishments such as Chick-fil-A, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Panera Bread, and many more.
Ranson is only 35 minutes from Frederick, Maryland and Leesburg, Virginia; 60 miles from Washington, D.C.; and 75 miles from Baltimore, Maryland. Besides being a great place for commuters, Ranson is served by the highly rated Jefferson County School District making it a great place to raise a family also. Homes for sale in Ranson vary in age, size, architectural style and special features depending upon which neighborhood you choose. Brian Run Estates is a beautiful 128 acre community within Ranson, comprised of 150 luxury townhomes and 245 single family homes. Brian Run is also home to green spaces and planned parks and is found in close proximity to great shopping and dining options. Home prices in Briar Run Estates vary but typically range from around a median sales price of $187,500.