Found just one hour from Washington, D.C., the charming small town of Ranson, West Virginia is a wonderful place to buy a home. Ranson, named for a farmer and dentist in the area, was officially established in 1910 and boasts a long, rich history with many cultural and historical points of interest nearby. The area is also known for its abundant natural beauty and the plethora of recreational opportunities Ranson residents enjoy. Without traveling far from home residents of this remarkable small community can camp in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, kayak on the Shenandoah River, hike the Appalachian Trail, bike the 10.3 mile path that follows Route 9 and picnic in one of Ranson’s six public parks.
Ranson is also home to convenient shopping and dining options at nationally recognized establishments like Chick-fil-A, Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin Robbins, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Home Depot, Petco, Kohl’s and several others. Ranson is a great place for commuters as it is located just 35 minutes from Leesburg, Virginia and Frederick, Maryland. Ranson is also only 75 miles from Baltimore, Maryland and 60 miles from Washington, D.C. In addition to being a great home for commuters, Ranson is also a great place to raise a family. Students in the community are served by the prestigious Jefferson County School District.
Ranson, West Virginia has wonderful real estate options as well. Homes for sale in Ranson come in a broad price range, diverse architectural styles and are nestled in varying neighborhoods and subdivisions. The price of homes for sale in Ranson vary depending upon the property’s size, location, style and special features. However, if you are looking for a luxurious home with a highly desired address, consider buy a home in Wild Rose. Wild Rose is a beautiful subdivision in Ranson with remarkable single family homes for sale. Depending upon the floor plan, homes in Wild Rose can be medium in size, to expansive and bursting with special features. For example, the Fairfax model boasts 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with a gourmet kitchen, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a butler’s pantry and an island. Many homes in Wild Rose also have hardwood floors, crown molding, fireplaces, decks and more.