Archives: August 2015

Oh What Fun! A day full of events Saturday, September 5 in and around Lake of the Woods, VA

Oh What Fun! A day full of events Saturday, September 5 in Lake of the Woods, VA and the surrounding area By Pat Licata REALTOR®
Get ready for a fun-packed day in and around Lake of the Woods!
The festivities begin with the Equestrian Center Open House from 9-11AM, featuring $5 pony rides!
From 10AM-6PM is the 40th Annual Orange Street Festival
From 12PM-5PM is Savor and Sip Culpeper, a festival celebrating local food, wine, restaurants, and artists
Be sure to head to the Clubhouse Point at 5PM for a Waterski Show!
Finish the day at the Clubhouse Dam with the long-awaited Fireworks Show at dusk!
“It’s another beautiful day at the lake!”
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August 2015 Sunset Concert Series on the Point in Lake of the Woods Featuring The Island Gerry Duo

August 2015 Sunset Concert Series on the Point in Lake of the Woods Featuring The Island Gerry Duo- By Pat Licata REALTOR®
It is time for the 4th concert in the Sunset Concert Series at the Point, featuring the Island Gerry Duo; Island Gerry and Matty D! The concert will take place Friday, August 28 from 7-9PM at Clubhouse Point.
Singer, songwriter and guitarist from Fredericksburg, VA. Gerry Maddox, (Island Gerry) started a solo career in early 2001, Gerry has performed for audiences from the shores of Maryland, to the Florida Keys and Mexico. He’s also performed at several events for Jimmy Buffett shows at Jiffy Lube Live (formerly Nissan Pavilion). Performing music by Bob Marley, Kenny Chesney, Eric Clapton, John
Mayer and Jimmy Buffett to name a few. His music is often described as “Island Rock” but consist of a variety of styles, Rock, Reggae, R&B and Country.
Throughout his solo career, Gerry has performed with other artist, Kimber Cleveland, John Patti, Kara and Matty D and the Calypso Nuts. In 2009 the musical collaboration of Island Gerry and keyboard player Ed Lambert formed Ocean Drive, creating an original style of “Classic Rock” and “Coastal Music.”
The event is FREE and 100% funded by sponsors who are also LOW residents! Sponsors include: The Licata Group REALTORS®, Lakeside Title and Escrow, Design Craft Homes, Helping Hands Home Healthcare, Inspired Electrical, Locust Grove Veterinary Clinic, LOW True Value Hardware, and JK Carpets. For more information, contact Pat Licata at 540.735.7998.
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July 2015 Real Estate Statistics for Lake of the Woods

July 2015 Real Estate Statistics for Lake of the Woods By Pat Licata REALTOR®
houseforsale1In the month of July, a total of 29 homes were sold. 24 were standard sale, 5 between $100-$175K, 10 between $175-250K, 4 between $250-350K, 3 between $350-500K, and 2 over $500K. There was one short sale in July, in the $100-175K price range. There were a total of 4 foreclosures, 2 under $100k, 1 in the $100-175K price range, and 1 in the $175-250K range. One lot also sold, and it closed for under $100K.
Here’s a link to real estate currently for sale in Lake of the Woods: LOW active listings
It’s another beautiful day at the lake!
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Lake of the Woods VA Fall Open House: Sunday, September 27

 Lake of the Woods VA Fall Open House: Sunday, September 27 By Pat Licata REALTOR
Open-House1The Lake of the Woods Association will be hosting its Fall Open House on Sunday, September 27, from noon-4pm. Homes that will be open for viewing typically range from $150,000 to well over $1,000,000. You will have access to amenities and homes for sale, and it is the perfect time to become acquainted with Lake of the Woods and discover why it’s another beautiful day at the lake.”
If you are considering selling your house, this is a great opportunity for you, whether listing with an agent or selling by owner, as the open house attracts over 150 visitors. If you are interested in selling your home yourself, I’m happy to provide some helpful tips.

A private, gated, secured community, Lake of the Woods offers anything and everything you could possibly want. Home to two lakes (the 550 acre main lake and a 35 acre “fishing lake”), a golf course, an equestrian center, a fire and rescue department, church, fitness center, walking trails, 2 pools, 9 beaches, and co-op preschool all within the gates, Lake of the Woods simply has it all. Whether your passion is boating, waterskiing, kayaking, golfing, horseback riding, or simply taking in the breathtaking views from the clubhouse while enjoying a fabulous meal, from your own deck or yard, or from one of the beaches, you won’t be disappointed. With an HOA fee of less than $110/month and low taxes in Orange County, you can’t beat it!  

If you are interested in attending the open house, why not enjoy a fantastic brunch at the Clubhouse beforehand? See what our resort-style lifestyle is all about at Lake of the Woods!

To search current available properties, click here: LOW active listings

For more information contact Pat Licata at or (540)735-7998.

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Soggie Doggie Swim at Sweetbriar Pool August 29

Soggie Doggie Swim at Sweetbriar Pool August 29 By Pat Licata REALTOR
Sweetbriar Pool is going to the dogs Saturday, August 29! From 3-6PM the pool will be open exclusively for pups to enjoy. You must pre-register your pooches by calling 540-972-9680 or by emailing, and space is limited so don’t delay. Proof of current vaccinations will be required, and all dogs must be leashed when not in the water. Prepare for a dog-gone good time!
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