Barley Woods, Fredericksburg’s only boutique 55+ living community, is conveniently located just south of Washington, D.C. and north of Richmond Virginia. Fredericksburg rests on the banks of the picturesque Rappahannock River. This is a perfect location for a Cornerstone Homes community. It’s easy to live an active lifestyle for those 55+ with abundant outdoor recreation including walking, hiking and biking trials, kayaking and canoeing, golf courses, and many parks and battlefields.
Fredericksburg is known for its Colonial and Civil War history. Today’s Fredericksburg has preserved its memories well. Its large downtown historic district is dotted with colonial structures and reminders of those who lived and worked here. Its Civil War past is inescapable. The National Military Park interprets the battles, and the city still shows its glories and its scars.
Fredericksburg is one of America’s most authentic historic downtowns. Strolling the downtown tree-lined and cobblestone streets you will find a wide array of locally owned restaurants, numerous art galleries, a wide range of specialty shops and many historic homes.
Home to Mary Washington University, visitors and locals are provided with local sporting events and educational opportunities for continuing education.
A strong local economy and excellent health care facilities also make this the perfect location for retirement. Come visit Barley Woods today!