Established in 1910 the charming small town of Ranson, West Virginia is a wonderful place to call home, just one hour from Washington, D.C. Ranson has so many wonderful features it is difficult to know where to begin. The area is bursting with an abundance of natural beauty, as well as numerous recreational opportunities. Residents of Ranson can easily enjoy kayaking on the Shenandoah River, hiking on the Appalachian Trail, camping in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, biking along the 10.3 mile path that follows Route 9 and picnicking in any one of Ranson’s six parks.
Ranson is also home to great shopping and dining options which include establishments like Baskin Robbins, Dunkin’ Donuts, Home Depot, Panera Bread, Chick-Fil-A, Kohl’s and many more. A wonderful place to buy a home if you are a commuter, Ranson maintains its small town charm despite its convenient metropolitan access. Just 75 miles from Baltimore, Maryland, 60 miles from Washington, D.C., and 35 minutes from Leesburg, Virginia and Frederick, Maryland, Ranson, West Virginia has a great location. Ranson is also a wonderful place to raise a family with students being served by the highly-rated Jefferson County School District.
In addition to all of that, Ranson is also home to numerous impressive neighborhoods and subdivisions with diverse real estate options. One of its more noteworthy communities is Fairfax Crossing. Fairfax Crossing is a planned community with a plethora of amenities including a swimming pool and multiple tot lots. Located on Route 9, Fairfax Crossing affords residents easy access to great dining and shopping. Fairfax Crossing has several floor plans from which to choose. The Carriage Series is comprised of neo-traditional single family homes with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 to 3.5 bathrooms and 1,977 to 2,552 square feet of living space. These homes typically have two levels and have an optional two car detached garage. The Executive Series is similar with elegant single family homes ranging in size from 1,980 to 2,877 square feet but with attached garages. In Fairfax Crossing there are also luxury non-garage and garage town homes for sale. The beautiful townhomes in Fairfax Crossing include 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and a plethora of special features like oak cabinets, hardwood floors and more. These homes vary in price depending upon the size, style and special features.