Leesburg Real Estate Information

The historic town of Leesburg, Virginia, is the hub of Loudoun County and acts as a major resource provider for a number of smaller towns that surround it. Historically, Leesburg was the site of the Battle of Balls Bluff, a major Confederate victory during the American Civil War. Near the state’s border with Maryland, Leesburg sits at the base of the Catoctin Mountain and runs along side the Potomac River that flows forty miles east to Washington, DC.

Leesburg is also the terminus of the Dulles Greenway, a private tollway that connects the area with the Washington Dulles International Airport. However, residents that own their own private planes or fly for recreational purposes can utilize the local Leesburg Executive Airport. A large portion of Leesburg’s residents are involved in aviation as one of the largest FAA stations, the Washington Air Route Traffic Control Center, is situated in the heart of Leesburg. Additionally, Xerox’s National Conference Center was built in Leesburg and has been in use since the 1970s.

Leesburg Center Premium Outlets, Leesburg Plaza, and Leesburg Historic District Shopping are the core of Leesburg’s commercial interests. Virginians from around Loudoun County travel to these malls because of their wide variety of locally- and nationally-branded stores. Market Station hosts a number of high-tech and legal offices. Civilian Police International, a government subcontractor, is also located in Leesburg. The Inova Loudoun Hospital’s Cornwall Campus can also be found in the heart of the town. Leesburg’s historic past has also led to the development of a number of attractions that draw thousands of tourists annually. Both the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The Naturalist Center are based in Leesburg.

For Leesburg residents looking to explore the outdoors, a number of recreational opportunities are available locally. A golfer’s paradise, Leesburg has a number of courses, including Beacon Hill Golf Course, Westpark Golf Club, River Creek Club, and Goose Creek Golf Club. Ida Lee Park, Morven Park, Balls Bluff Battlefield Regional Park, Fox Ridge Park, Robinson Park, Red Rock Wilderness Park, Good Times Park, and Harper House Park host a number of community events and festivals throughout the year. A stretch of the forty-five mile long Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Trail, maintained by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority also runs through Leesburg.