Christiansburg, VA - Homes for Sale and Community Information
Christiansburg, Virginia, is a community of about 21,000 in Montgomery County. Christiansburg is situated in southwestern Virginia west of Roanoke. It's scenically situated in the New River Valley amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Christiansburg homes for sale range from historic,
established residences in town to newer homes in modern
subdivisions. Many of these Christiansburg homes include more
than 3000 sq-ft of living space, multi-car garages, and energy-efficient
systems. The discriminating Christiansburg home buyer can select from properties that offer panoramic views, acreage,
and/or luxury amenities. Whatever your budget or interests, the homes
for sale in Christiansburg offer many interesting choices.
A number of notable figures appear in the history of this community that was incorporated in 1792. For example, Daniel Boone was reported to have stayed in Christiansburg for awhile. Records at the courthouse included a warrant for his arrest due to the nonpayment of adapts. Davey Crockett also lived in town; He was at Elijah Griffiths Hattery Shop. The business went bankrupt, and Crockett was unable to pay his debts as well. The town was also the site of the first recorded dual using rifles in the Commonwealth; the Lewis/McHenry duel. Finally, Christiansburg was the home of Dr. Pepper, the inspiration for the soft drink of the same name.
Parks and Recreation
The park and rec department maintains eight parks for the benefit of its residents, including Depot Park. This Park offers Miracle Recreation playground equipment, basketball courts, soccer fields, and a T-ball field. It's a popular place for picnics, and it is within walking distance of Christiansburg's aquatic center and its skate park.
The Huckleberry Trail is a paved path for both hiking and biking. It runs from the public library to the New River Mall. At present, the trail runs for more than 5.7 miles, and there are plans to extend it further to Gateway Park, the recreation center, and the New River Stage Trail.
The Christiansburg Aquatic Center is a multi-amenity facility that includes water slides, sprinklers, and splash areas, as well as a competition pool. Adjacent to the aquatic center is the skate park, a street-style skate park that includes quarter pipes, grinding rails, legends, six step gaps, and plenty of other features.
The rolling topography of the Blue Ridge Mountains is perfect for championship golf. One of the more established layouts in the area is Christianburg's Meadows Golf and Swim Club. This facility, in the New River Valley, puts a premium on accuracy and quality shotmaking. The course was designed by Ray Vaughn Sr. in 1955. Then, the back nine was added in 1975. The Meadows offers mountain-style golf including evergreen-lined fairways and panoramic views. The avid golfer that purchases real estate in Christiansburg will find many great layouts across the region.
Attractions and Events
Those investing in Christiansburg real estate can always enjoy a classic bit of Americana. Starlight Drive-In remains as one of the only drive-in movie theaters still remaining in the Commonwealth. The Montgomery Museum and Lewis Miller Regional Arts Center, located at 300 Pepper Street, is dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the region. It is situated in a former Presbyterian manse, an older bit of Christiansburg real estate constructed in 1852.
Christiansburg is the host of the "Gallows Foundry of Fear" that is billed as Virginia's most terrifying haunted house. Also in October, residents can head to nearby Radford for the Radford Highlanders Festival. This festival, now almost two decades old, attracts over 10,000 visitors each year.
Christiansburg - A Charming Commonwealth Small Town
Christiansburg is a growing economic and tourism center that retains its small town personality and appealing lifestyle. If you are looking in Christiansburg, you should call the RE/MAX 1st Realty office of Judy Fithian, 540-818-5839. She is an experienced pro who knows Montgomery County, and can help you sort out your options and find the right fit in Christiansburg.