Loudoun, Loudoun, Loudoun… everyone keeps talking about living in Loudoun County, Virginia. What’s the big deal?
The deal is that this county keeps hitting the news for being one of the top counties in the country to live in. Recently named one of the “Happiest” Counties to live in across the United States, let’s take a minute and really look at what is so special about living in Loudoun County, Virginia.
The unemployment rate is very low – about 3.7%, whereas our national average is 5.3%. This tells us jobs are plentiful and most are employed as needed.
Loudoun is located about 30 miles from Washington, DC (our nation’s capital). DC is best known for its museums, memorials, and government headquarters and is probably one of the most educational vacation destinations in the US. But it is also a fun city to explore with a wide variety of entertainment, outdoor recreation, great restaurants and plenty of places to relax and people watch.
Did you know that the Washington Redskins training facility is located in Loudoun? Living here, you may even sit next to a Redskin while out to dinner with your family. One of our favorite things about being close to DC is that within a short drive or ride on the Metro, you can watch a Washington Nationals, Capitals, Wizards, or a DC United game!
In addition to seeing some of the best musicians in the world at the Verizon Center and Nationals Park in DC, there are dozens of live music venues around DC, MD, and VA – all within a short drive of Loudoun!
Loudoun County is perfect for the multi-generational, multi-cultural families and singles, making it a great home for everyone. From the rural country and mountainous communities to the Potomac River and Goose Creek suburbia, this County offers a multitude of living experiences. Loudoun offers Horse Country, Wine Country (featuring over 44 wineries and distilleries!), micro breweries, golfing, museums, premium outlets, amazing restaurants… we could go on!
The Happiest County in America is also known for its education – from public to private, they offer great educational opportunities. There are a total of 8 colleges located in Loudoun County, one of them being George Washington University‘s Virginia Campus. Families rave about the modernization of the public school system and cannot say enough great things about the education their children are getting. The public school system also offers expanded educational pathways, such as career & technical training, the Monroe STEM Academy, and the Academy of Science, to name a few. Interested in a private, modern, state-of-the-art early education program? Check out one of Loudoun’s finest, Bean Tree Learning Center.
If you’re a foodie, you won’t have to go far to find a great meal! Whether you are looking for the Best BBQ, Maryland Blue Crabs, or a fantastic fine dining experience, it’s just around the corner here in Loudoun! And if it’s not, you can easily find a place to satisfy your taste buds within several miles that will be worth the drive! Some of our favorites include The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, Market Table Bistro, Tuskies, Mokomandy, & Melt Gourmet Cheeseburgers. You can literally take your taste buds for an amazing tour around the County!
From beautifully landscape neighborhoods to gorgeous farmland filled with all types of livestock, and fresh, locally grown produce – it’s easy to see why Loudoun is THE County to live in.
As the saying goes, “Virginia is for LOVERS”. And we LOVE living in Loudoun County! We think you will love it too! Contact us today for a tour of homes in Loudoun and let us show you all we have to offer.
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