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Lake of the Woods golf club

Night Golf, Sing & Be ScArY!

This event is scheduled to take place Friday, October 29th at 7pm. Hosted by Kim & Friends, they encourage you to join the Lake of the Woods Golf Club as they offer a 6-hole night golf tourney with prizes and even Scaraoke!

Costumes are optional but encouraged! The cost will be $15 per person. Please call the Golf Shop at 540-972-2230 for additional information!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Orange County Children's Toy Box Drive

Orange County’s Children’s Toy Box Drive

Beginning November 4th through Friday, December 3rd the LOW Lioness Lions Club and Ryan Richardson, Manager of the Lake of the Woods Clubhouse have coordinated collections for Orange County.

What does this mean? Between November 4th and December 3rd, you can drop off and donate NEW, UNWRAPPED TOYS at any of the following locations:

-Our Licata Group Office (36111 Goodwin Dr, Locust Grove – located between AT&T and CVS in the Food Lion shopping center across from the LOW Front Gate) Monday – Friday 9AM – 5PM

-LOW CLUBHOUSE & FAREWAYS CAFE

-LOW LIONS VELONA BUILDING (Saturdays, 9am to 11:30am)

-Coldwell Banker Elite (across from LOW Front Entrance)

Monetary donations will be accepted, please make checks payable to:
Orange County Children’s Toy Box
PO BOX 1117,
Orange VA 22960-0659

Or you may donate online at: occtoybox.org

All donated toys will remain in Orange County and will be given to children in OUR area!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

3115 Lakeview Pkwy, WATERFRONT LOT for Sale Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508

3115 Lakeview Pkwy, WATERFRONT LOT, Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508 Offered for Sale at $599,999!

Imagine the memories you’ll make! Spectacular sunsets from the perfect lake home or dock designed by you and built for you are just the beginning! This deep, incredibly beautiful main lake wooded lot offers 64 feet of sensational, clean and clear water frontage that is the perfect backdrop for your new lake home! Whether you enjoy your day on the boat, kayak, jet ski, simply swimming or floating from your dock, or entertaining family and friends, this lot provides the ideal setting for your dream home. So let’s get this lake home and lake life started! Situated on the main lake, you’ll love the lifestyle! If you also enjoy history and/or hiking, your new home will be across the street from the Wilderness Battlefield walking trials for easy access.

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, and a church all within the gates, Lake of the Woods simply has it all. Whether your passion is boating, water skiing, 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents… Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from the mid-$100,000s to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love Lake of the Woods!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

107 fairfax ln, locust grove va 22508

107 Fairfax Ln, Lake of the Woods Virginia 22508 Offered for Sale at $389,900 by the Licata Group EXP Realty LLC!

Welcome home to 107 Fairfax Lane! This completely updated and well-maintained home is close to the member-only back gate and walking distance to the lake. Relax on your expansive front porch with your favorite book or beverage. Once inside, you will love the updated kitchen with granite countertops, breakfast bar and stainless steel/black upgraded appliances. Enjoy the sitting room with floor to ceiling brick fireplace for those cool nights and a spacious family room. The sought-after split bedroom design offers an owner’s suite with en-suite bath featuring a vanity, beautifully tiled shower, and spacious closet. There are two more bedrooms, additional bath and a half, and laundry room that complete this amazing home! You will love the three-season room, it will be one of your favorite areas of this beautiful home.

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, and a church all within the gates, Lake of the Woods simply has it all. Whether your passion is boating, water skiing, 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents… Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from $200,000+ to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love Lake of the Woods!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Moving to Lake of the Woods in 2022

Moving to Lake of the Woods in 2022

Lake of the woods might not be the best-known community at the moment. However, it is quickly gaining more recognition and popularity! And with a new year fast approaching, we can expect many more people to gradually be drawn to this hidden gem. If you are thinking about eventually relocating in 2022, you might be wondering what you can expect from it. What kind of welcome you would receive. What kind of amenities this community has to offer. Maybe even what nature’s bounty you will be able to enjoy as well as, of course, the essential preparations you need to make before your move. All of this is vital information for a potential new resident! To better help convey all of this, we have created a post about moving to Lake of the Woods in 2022!

Nature to enjoy

If there is one thing Lake of the Woods does not lack, it is beautiful nature! The community got its name after the lake, now known as the Main Lake. Interestingly enough, another lake was built later, becoming known as Keaton’s Lake. The lakes host a variety of beaches, marinas, and, most importantly, fish! The two lakes steal the show when it comes to an aerial tour of Lake of the Woods, but they are hardly the only draw. The variety of walking and hiking trails offer a splendid view of the forested areas found around the community. So, if living near the beach is not your thing, don’t worry! There are still other options for what you want your home to look out over, and they are just as visually stunning.

Sailing on Main Lake
Sailing on the Lake is a beautiful experience!

Amenities to look forward to

Lake of the Woods has its roots in starting off as a resort community. It was built with relaxation and comfort firmly in mind. And it shows! You will have nearly every amenity related to hobbies and fun activities at your fingertips. From different clubs, campgrounds, various parks, and golf courses, swimming pools, and other fun outdoor activities to cafes, book clubs, arts and crafts organizations, and similar to while away your time in. This isn’t to say you can’t expect practical amenities, though! For example, you can expect more amazing local movers to be added to the Best Long Distance Movers database covering the area! Efforts are being made to further enhance the comfort and convenience offered to the inhabitants of this wonderful community. Including more places to shop at, which is the one thing the community currently lacks. 

Locals to meet

The resident numbers for Lake of the Woods are not high. With under ten thousand residents, it is nowhere near the numbers you might be used to if you lived your whole life in the busy city streets. The small-towners, however, will recognize the atmosphere. Life here is relaxed and welcoming, and the locals reflect that! You will hardly find a more accepting and warm place to call home, and even buying a vacation home here would be an excellent investment. The residents are very much willing to help their new neighbors. So, you can expect to start your life here with plenty of tours and sightseeing trips led by your new friends. The population does tend to be a bit older since the tranquility of the community lends itself well to retirement. But, plenty of new, young families are starting to move in.

A parents and child reconnection while checking out the area because they are planning on moving to Lake of the Woods in 2022
Long walks are both healthy and an excellent chance to reconnect with your family!

Things to keep in mind for your move

Now, Lake of the Woods was planned and built primarily as a resort community. While you can still definitely look for movers for your long-distance move and even hire experts for the job in Virginia, you’ll need some foresight for when you’re there. Furniture’s one thing. You will want to secure all of the furniture you need for your new home beforehand. Otherwise, you’d need to organize transport for it all over again. For another thing, you’ll want to do most of your shopping for appliances and similar before your move too. Much for the same reason. Finally, while you’ll hardly go hungry from want of good food in the community, not with the cafes and restaurants it has to offer, you will still want to bring some of the more exotic ingredients with you if planning to cook on arrival without a lengthy ride to acquire them. 

Advantages of moving to Lake of the Woods for young families

As we have already mentioned, Lake of the Woods is starting to draw in more young families. And the reasons for this are obvious! Not only is the area very peaceful and beautiful to boot, drawing kids out of their houses easily, it is also supremely safe. Security is there to look out for you 24/7. Moreover, there are many rescue and assistance teams on standby near the lake in case of any swimming debacles. Schools, while few in the immediate vicinity of the community, are still present. Offering access to preschool, elementary and middle school without having to travel far away. Higher levels of education are still accessible with relative ease, though they would require some transit time. Finally, it is very easy to find cheap housing, as the monthly real estate statistics for Lake of the Woods show.

Final Considerations

As you can see from our post on moving to Lake of the Woods in 2022, this is a promising, growing community! It has continually evolved and changed to form what it is today. No longer is it a simple resort. Nor is it only attractive to those looking to peacefully retire. The vibrancy, beauty, and attractive amenities make this a perfect place for starting a family and seeing your kids flourish. So, if you like the picture we have painted with our post, we are happy to welcome you as part of our community!

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Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

204 westover pkwy, lake of the woods virginia 22508 home for sale

204 Westover Pkwy, Lake of the Woods, Virginia 22508 Offered for Sale at $459,900 by the Licata Group Exp Realty LLC!

Welcome to 204 Westover Pkwy! Gorgeous and completely renovated, this immaculate Cape Cod sits on a beautifully landscaped lot and is in close proximity to the main entrance gate, golf course, and within walking distance to the beach. From the moment you arrive, you’ll know you are home. Gorgeous, beaming hardwood floors and fine features welcome you as you enter. No expense was spared in the chef’s kitchen, which impresses with stunning granite counter tops, stainless-steel appliances, and upgraded cabinets. The warm and inviting living room, centered by a stunning floor to ceiling, brick fireplace with insert for those cool nights, flows effortlessly into the kitchen. You will be wowed by the staircase and iron railings as you ascend the stairs. The primary bedroom is oversized with abundant storage, including a separate walk-in closet, a quaint window seat for quick escapes, and an additional storage closet. Upstairs you will also find two additional bedrooms, newly renovated full bathroom with wood look ceramic tile, and flex space at the top of the stairs perfect for a small office with additional storage. You will enjoy the expansive back deck both morning and night, so bring your coffee or wine, and make this house your home!

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, and a church all within the gates, Lake of the Woods simply has it all. Whether your passion is boating, water skiing, 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! Perhaps you’d like a game of bridge or volunteering your time and talents… Lake of the Woods offers more than 60 clubs and/or organizations from which you may choose to become involved. Located in Orange County, we are fortunate to enjoy low real estate taxes. Coupled with home prices ranging from the mid-$200,000s to over $2,000,000, Lake of the Woods is the perfect community for both full-time residents, as well as weekenders. But don’t take my word for it, please come see for yourself! I will gladly give you a tour of Lake of the Woods by boat and by car so that you may experience why I love Lake of the Woods!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

Christkindmrkt lake of the woods virginia 22508

Annual Christkindlmarkt Back at LOW!

Come out and see some of the Lake of the Woods community’s best bakers, crafters, and artisans displaying and selling their work for the upcoming holiday season! It’s the most wonderful time of the year and a great opportunity to support locals while simultaneously buying gifts from the heart for the holiday season.

Registration opens October 20th, 2021 to participate as a vendor. For more information or questions, please call the Community Center, 540-972-9680 or email thayes@lowa.org or ahubbell@lowa.org.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

fall leaf in montpelier, virginia

James Madison’s Montpelier Upcoming FALL Events!

The Five Freedoms
FREE, 7 pm
October 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th
The Five Freedom Lecture Series will help Americans better understand the freedoms guaranteed to them under the First Amendment, and encourage them to exercise these rights.
To learn more and register, visit our website.

Fall Woods Walk
October 16, 10 am-12 pm
$25/Adult, $13/Child (6-12), Under 6 Free
Join Montpelier’s Horticulturist and the Virginia Master Naturalists on a walk through James Madison’s beloved woodlands. Enjoy the fall foliage and learn about the ecological and economic contributions a well-managed forest provides to our society.
Learn more and register here.

Constitution 101: Jay Wexler – The Odd Clauses
October 17, 5 pm
Free/Members; $5/Nonmembers
Join us for a virtual conversation with Professor Jay Wexler, as he demonstrates how the “odd clauses” have incredible relevance to our lives, our government’s structure, and the integrity of our democracy.
Learn more and register here.

Artifacts Tell a Story
October 23, 1:30 pm
$25/Adult, $13/Child (6-12), Under 6 Free
Join Montpelier archaeologists to learn the stories artifacts hold, see objects that are being uncovered, and learn about the people who used them.
Learn more and register here.

Montpelier Hunt Races
November 6th
Join us for the 86th running of the Montpelier Steeplechase.
Learn more and purchase your tickets here.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

fallapalooza by orange county chamber of commerce virginia

FALLAPALOOZA 2021 Virtual Fall Festival: Exploring the Beauty of Orange County, VA

Photo/Video Contest from October 1st – November 19th

The Orange County Chamber of Commerce is happy to be hosting a photo/video contest that will consist of a person’s favorite photo of an Orange County destination, location, or business.
The photo/video entry should include two sentences explaining your photo/video.

A winner will be announced on Friday, October 22nd, and Friday, November 19th

Grand Prize Winner

Will receive four tickets to the Orange Uncorked Wine Festival May 7th & 8th, 2022, LOVE Orange Canvas Tote Bag
Under the age of 21 will receive a $50 gift card.
The grand prize winner will receive accolades in the Orange County Review, on www.orangevachamber.com and all social media pages.
All content received will be the property of the Chamber and be used in marketing materials online and printed collateral materials.

Contestants may submit their photo/video entries to:occcexec@gmail.com
Thank You to our Fallapalooza Sponsors!
Prizes:
The Arts Center in Orange offering one free class
Paint It Orange, offering a free session
LOVE Orange canvas tote bag courtesy of Orange, VA Tourism

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.

lake of the woods winter coat drive

Support Lion’s Club 2021 Winter Clothing Drive!

The Lion’s Wilderness Food Pantry, sponsored by the Lake of the Woods Lions and Lioness Club, is collected clean, gently used, or new warm clothing items!

They are looking for: coats, sweaters, gloves, hats, and especially children’s items: children’s coats, hats, and gloves.

Donations will be accepted at the following drop off stations:

Our Licata Group Office (36111 Goodwin Dr, Locust Grove, VA 22508, across from LOW’s front gate between CVS & AT&T in the Food Lion shopping center)

Lake of the Woods Clubhouse

Fareways/Pro Shop entrance

Edward Jones Investment (Across from LOW Gate)

Lions Yard Sale (Saturdays, 8 am – 11 am; Velona Building)

Lake of the Woods Church – Box Outside of Worship Center

With the help of our community, we hope to help as many needy families as we can! Volunteers will distribute the winter clothing on Saturday, October 30th, 10am – 12pm at the Lion’s Wilderness Food Pantry (located on State Road 20 in the Locust Grove Town Center).

For more information, please call Bill Kay (860)989-9441 or Nicki Buell (703)217-5615.

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your Real Estate Advisors for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, “what is my home worth?” is the #1 question asked by homeowners. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. Pricing your home accurately, Pat will partner with you to make the selling process so much easier. Get started today by calling us at (540) 388-2541 or contact Pat Licata.

To see available Lake of the Woods properties, please visit our site.