This community is conveniently located one hour South of Washington, D.C. and one hour North of Richmond, VA, in one of the most rapidly growing areas of the country. Residents are offered a wide range of choices in where to shop and dine, as well as abundant recreational and cultural opportunities, including performing arts at the University of Mary Washington and Riverside Theater, area children's museum, and studio of American impressionist Gari Melchers. Excellent local public and private K-12 schools are available, as well as access to Virginia's colleges and universities. The area hosts festivals throughout the year including farmers markets, First Fridays, and the Marine Corps half marathon. Affordable housing includes sprawling farmland, family-friendly gated communities, and downtown modern apartments. The options for outdoor adventure are endless, with year-round hiking, golf, fishing, and water sports on the Rappahannock River and nearby Lake Anna, with just a two hour drive to Virginia's beaches or the Blue Ridge mountains. Come discover why what has been hailed as "the perfect getaway city in Virginia" is also the perfect place to call home.