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Beautiful Mountain Views Greet You at Shady Creek Homes

When you're ready to find a home in Virginia, consider Shady Creek near Grottoes, Virginia.

Shady Creek Homes Virgina Real EstateShady Creek offers several  single family one and two-story home designs:  The Aspen, The Shawsville, and The Magnolia. For those seeking a more lawn maintenance free residence, spacious townhouses are also available.

Shady Creek Virgina Homes

Shady Creek - Affordability Redefined

"You get the most quality for your dollars," said John Bowman, a REALTOR® with Old Dominion Realty. "Hardwood floors and granite countertops are standard features in these homes – a rare find."

Bowman has been with Old Dominion Realty for 10 years and has been the top agent for the last four to five years. He said the homes in Shady Creek average in the $200,000 price range. Homes start as low as $174,900 and larger homes on larger lots are available options.

"A full appliance package is included in the homes," said Bowman.

Our model home is available to purchase and is priced at $224,900.

The builder is Weaver Built Homes. With more than 30 years of experience, Weaver Built Homes has a reputation of offering quality homes that are energy efficient at an affordable price. The company prides itself on superior customer service.

Weaver Built Homes knows purchasing a new home is the often the largest purchase a family will make. Purchasing a home is an investment and Weaver Built Homes focuses on craftsmanship and detail. The company will build to a customer's specifications.

"These are nice homes," said Bowman. "Our homes also offer options of basements and screened porches."  Affordability redefined.

Townhouses at Shady Creek

The townhouses start at $133,800. The three- bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouses offer a first floor, an open floor plan and granite countertops as standard features. Floored attic space offers more storage and a storage building is included as standard.  When you purchase a Shady Creek townhouse, our seller will pay @2,000 in your closing costs.

Shady Creek Virgina Townhomes

"The townhouses are built with six per unit," said Bowman. "Our new building currently has two units sold, two units under constructions, and two unit available for purchase.

Bowman said Shady Creek is not only offering quality built homes, but is conveniently located to shopping and amenities such as a large wooded park. The subdivision has public water and sewer, and street curbs.

"Shady Creek is near Grottoes," said Bowman. "We are in the Spotswood School District."

Grottoes is an incorporated town in Rockingham. This beautiful Virginia small town has a population of 2,668, according to 2010 U.S. Census data. People have been calling Grottoes home since 1735. The town has more than 861 households according to the 2000 U.S. Census and 593 families. Of those 861 households, more than 36 percent had children ages 18 and younger. The median income for a Grottoes household was $38,618. The median income for a Grottoes family was $46,574. The per capita income for the town was $17,195.

Grottoes town officials said State Route 256 to Route 340 has been extended, providing even better vehicle and pedestrian traffic flow. The town of Grottoes is home to a newer Food Lion Supermarket and several other new businesses in a new shopping center.

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For more information about Shady Creek, contact Old Dominion Realty real estate agents, John Bowman (540-271-2178), Pam Estes (540-820-1323) or Bob Stickley (540-820-8401) to learn earn more about Shady Creek Homes.


Located in beautiful Rockingham County nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Harrisonburg, Virginia is a place with many things to offer. Home of the best natural beauty and living costs in the south, this Shenandoah Valley gem is a wonderful place for anyone to make a home.

Scenic Views

Harrisonburg is located in the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded on all sides by the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains. The Blue Ridge Parkway scenic bypass is a short drive away from the city proper, where locals can see amazing displays of animal and plant life year round. For those that enjoy hiking to connect to the natural world, Massanutten Park to the east offers some excellent trails, as does Weyers Cave to the south.

A Thriving Market

Harrisonburg is a city where market activity is at a high level, according to Jeremy Hunt at the Daily News Record, a news outlet that covers Rockingham County. It is also an area with a diverse array of homes to choose from. Buyers in the area have many different property choices, including condos and townhomes as well as single-family houses located in the suburban parts of town. Every home buyer can find homes for sale that fit the bill for them in Harrisonburg.

Reasonable Cost Of Living

Those that live in Harrisonburg enjoy an overall cost of living index that is below the national average. The cost of goods, services, groceries, and transportation are also all below the average cost across the country. Harrisonburg residents never need to worry about expensive food or gas prices that prevent them from enjoying their life in the city.

For both singles as well as larger families, living in Harrisonburg can be an excellent experience. Buyers should take the time to find the right homes for sale by using Old Dominion Realty's website which offers information about the latest listings in the city. Making a home in Harrisonburg is a great choice for anyone.


Spacious lots and spectacular views of Massanutten Peak are just a few of the amenities Harrisonburg's newest subdivision, The Springs at Osceola, have to offer.

"The Springs at Osceola is just two miles outside of Harrisonburg," said Bea Miller, an Old Dominion Realty agent who has served the community's real estate needs for 34 years. "Those mountains you see are the Blue Ridge, the Alleghany Mountains and Massanutten Peak. It's beautiful here."

Located off Spaders Church Road, The Springs at Osceola is located not far from the new hospital. It is very close to the Lakeview Golf Course and Lake Shenandoah.

"The Springs at Osceola is unique because the lot sizes are estate size," said Courtney Crummett, an agent who has worked with Old Dominion for nine years. "There's more room for the kids to play and the lots will accommodate larger homes."

None of the lots in The Springs at Osceola are smaller than one-acre, said Miller. The developers have not carved away at the landscape but instead used the gently sloping terrain to create winding roads and areas of green space. The streets are lined with sidewalks, curbs and gutters.

When developers platted The Springs at Osceola, they wanted to build a neighborhood their own children would enjoy growing up in.

The subdivision is served by public water and sewer services.

"The development has Protective Covenants and an Architectural Review Committee," said Miller. "Buyers can bring their own builder and we can recommend builders." One builder on the list of recommendations is Gary Crummett and Sons, the father-in-law of Old Dominion Realty agent Courtney Crummett.

"His company builds quality homes," said Courtney. "We're very proud of the homes built by Gary Crummett and Sons.

"Gary Crummett builds nice homes," Miller agreed. She is pleased to offer the beautiful lots at The Springs of Osceola and to assist families seeking to have a new home built for them.

The subdivision of The Springs of Osceola is located in the Spotswood School District. But Miller emphasizes, "We have excellent schools with a fine reputation. I can't say enough for our area schools."

"It's a great location to the city," said Crummett of Harrisonburg, Virginia. Harrisonburg is home to James Madison University and Eastern Mennonite University. The downtown has been revitalized, offering quaint shops and eateries. The downtown historic district is listed on the National Register of Historic Place. With a population of 48,914 according to the 2010 U.S. Census, Harrisonburg is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley region of Rockingham County.

Harrisonburg is home to 13,133 households and 6,448 families, according to 2000 U.S. Census data. The median income for a Harrisonburg household was $29,949 and the median income for a Harrisonburg family was $45,159. The per capita income for Harrisonburg was $14,898.

The Springs of Osceola is conveniently located near Harrisonburg's superior restaurants, cultural arts and quilt museum, boundless outdoor activities, shopping and boutiques shops, and Civil War history. Beautiful Massanutten Resort, known for its skiing, snow sports, golf, dining and spa, is nearby.

For more information about The Springs of Osceola, call Bea Miller at 540-820-7606 or Courtney Crummett at 540-820-0835.

Old Dominion Realty was founded in 1962 by Clyde Pugh. Today his son, Michael, continues to grow the company. Old Dominion Realty is a full-service real estate company, offering residential real estate services, property management, residential and commercial appraisal services, consulting, relocation services, commercial sales and leasing services. The company has more than 90 agents and staff who operate from six offices in Virginia and West Virginia.



Belmont Estate Provides Beautiful Views and Family Environment

Belmont Estates Homes in HarrisonburgBelmont Estates, an upscale neighborhood on the western side of Harrisonburg, Virginia, features new home sites with beautiful views of Mole Hill, a local landmark.

Belmont Estates, located in Rockingham County, Virginia, features spacious building lots, rolling terrain suitable for walkout basements, wide streets and sidewalks. Central to Belmont Estates is a small community maintained park complete with tennis courts.

Known for friendly neighbors and beautiful fall foliage views, Belmont Estates is nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, bound by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Appalachians.


Schools Attended by Children Living in Belmont Estates

Students in Belmont Estates attend Rockingham County School District and Ashley Turner High School, a school known for its outstanding academics and numerous state baseball championships. The neighborhood is close to Eastern Mennonite University and James Madison University.


Belmont Estates Location and Demographics

Belmont Estates, the largest western-edge neighborhood in Harrisonburg, is located near the towns of Bridgewater, Dayton, and Mount Crawford. An estimated 126,562 people call the greater Harrisonburg-area home.  According to town records, Belmont Estates is expanding a new section with Partners Development, Inc. The previously built neighborhoods of Belmont Estates are large, well constructed homes.

In early 2002, the Harrisonburg community started discussing the possibility of creating a pedestrian mall downtown. The end result was the decision to keep Main Street open to traffic but a strong desire for a revitalization of the downtown was born. In July 2003, the Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance was incorporated, a 501(c)3 non-profit with the mission to revive Downtown Harrisonburg. A historic district was named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

For more information about Belmont Estates

For more information on homes for sale or available lots in Belmont Estates call Gail Mitchell or Pam Estes at Old Dominion Realty.


Parkside Village, in the heart of Bridgewater, Virginia, is a neighborhood with upscale charm. Within walking distance of a library, gym, pharmacy, and grocery store, Main Street's shops and cafes, Parkside Village is near Oakdale Park.

"It is a very convenient location," said Judy Milstead, a real estate agent with Old Dominion Realty.

A charming neighborhood in a charming town, Parkside Village, is nestled in Bridgewater, a town along the northern edge of North River near the southern border of Rockingham County. The North River is a tributary of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, which is a tributary of the Potomac River.

In addition to a beautiful setting, the homes in Parkside Village are quality-built.

Milstead's husband, David, owns Milstead Construction. The company's fine custom built homes grace the streets of Parkside Village.

Established in 1987, Milstead Construction is one of the Shenandoah Valley's most recognized builders. Know for building affordable quality the company has years of satisfied customers. A Class A builder, licensed and insured, Milstead Construction offers a one-year builder warranty and a manufacturer warranty on appliances, heating and cooling systems, mechanical, and electrical and plumbing systems.

 "I am proud of the quality of homes we offer," said Milstead of her husband's work. "We offer homes at an affordable price and we include upgrades such as stainless steel appliances and base board trim in our base price."

Milstead said homes in Parkview Village begin at $179,900. She said while Milstead Construction offers homebuyers a selection of floor plans, prospective homebuyers are welcomed to bring their own plans and ideas. Milstead Construction will custom design a home.

The homes' exteriors and lawns are low maintenance in Parkview Village, said Milstead.

Parkside Village has a sidewalk to Oakdale Park. The neighborhood features concrete sidewalks and driveways. The streets have curbs, gutters and street lighting. Parkside Village features a landscaped entrance, welcoming both residents and visitors.   

Students in the neighborhood of Parkside Village attend the award-winning Turner Ashby High School, a school known for its outstanding academics and athletics. Students are served by the Wilbur S. Pence Middle School and John Wayland Elementary School. The schools are within the Rockingham County School District.

"Turner Ashby High School is the most preferred school district," said Milstead.

Parkside Village homeowners have snow removal services and garbage pick-up. Utilities include water and sewer from the town of Bridgewater. Dominion Power provides electricity.

Bridgewater, the home to private Bridgewater College, has a population of 5,644, according to the 2010 U.S Census. 

The median income for a household in the town of Bridgewater was $41,038 and $49,777 for a family. The per capita income was $18,215.

On the western skyline of the town of Bridgewater is the wooded monadnock, called Round Hill, with an elevation of approximately 1,700 feet.  Located in the midst of scenic beauty, Bridgewater is in the Shenandoah Valley. The town features a golf course, Wildwood Park and Oakdale Park.

Old Dominion Realty is proud to offer properties and homes for sale in Parkside Village. Judy Milstead, an Old Dominion Realty agent representing Parkside Village, is pleased to answer any questions or inquiries about this beautiful neighborhood. For more information, call Judy Milstead at 540-810-2171.

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