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fall open houses

Lake of the Woods Fall Community Open Houses Sunday, October 6th NOON-4pm

The Lake of the Woods Association will be hosting its Fall Open House on Sunday, October 6th from NOON-4pm! We invite any, and everyone to come and see all the beautiful homes in Lake of the Woods! 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, we are happy to provide some helpful tips!
Lake of the Woods
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, and 9 beaches 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. With an HOA fee of approx. $131/month and low taxes in Orange County, you can’t beat it!

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods VA or Waterfront property in Virginia we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove, Central Virginia, and Greater Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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.

waterfront home for sale in lake of the woods

Your Very Own Waterfront Oasis Awaits at 100 Tyler Trail!

Offered at $724,900!

What a spectacular property! This fabulous waterfront home at 100 Tyler Trail in amenity-rich Lake of the Woods, located in historic Orange County, is full of majestic character and fine features. You will love the the open concept floor plan with its soaring ceilings in the foyer and living room and windows galore in the sun-room! Outside you will find an extensive deck and patio area which leads you to the water’s edge where you can easily access all of your water toys! Need storage? You’ve got to see the amazing crawl space to believe it! Lake living at its finest! 


Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!

111 Boxwood Trail

Enjoy 245ft of Water Frontage From This Unique Lake of the Woods Home! 111 Boxwood Trail Now SOLD!!!

Your private, tranquil lake retreat boasting 245 ft of water frontage on approx 1 acre w/ spectacular sunsets & incredible lake views–a true wildlife paradise–awaits! The architecture at 111 Boxwood Trail is simply amazing in this 1 level, 1-of-a-kind custom home! Ponds, tea house, outdoor shower, & decking grace the exterior. You’ll love the lifestyle: lakes, pools, golf, horse trails, Clubhouse, & so much more!

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 and co-op preschool 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 $100,000 to over $1,000,000, 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 Advisers 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 home owners. 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.

301 Hillside Dr. Lake of the Woods SOLD!

301 Hillside Drive Lake of the Woods SOLD!

Enjoy fun-filled days of amazing sunrises, swimming and boating from the dock off of your private beach w/110 ft of water frontage, & relaxing on the hammock. Inside, this Deck House offers walls of windows and doors to maximize the views, updated kitchen and baths, mahogany trim, a fantastic master suite, vaulted ceilings, & open floor plan. Lake life: golf, pools, stables, tennis & so much more!

By Pat Licata REALTOR®


Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!

cigar bourbon festival

2018 Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival in Fredericksburg VA!

2018 Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival in Fredericksburg VA!

cigar bourbon festivalThis years Cigar, Bourbon and Beer Festival will be held on Saturday, August 18th from 4pm to 9pm at the Fredericksburg Fairgrounds (2400 Airport Ave, Fredericksburg VA 22401).  Gates open at 4pm!
Hogshead Cigar Lounge will be present and showcasing a variety of cigars from their lounge. Esteban Carreras, Perdomo, Fratello, Romeo Y Julieta, Montecristo, Drew Estate, Miami Cigars will all be available as well. There will be Bourbons from all across the country as well as some local from Virginia!
And we cannot forget about the craft beer, wine and cider. There will be 20 craft beers from the local Fredericksburg Breweries as well as regional breweries sampling some of their Award Winning Beers! 
There will be live music as well as plenty of FOOD vendors available for dinner.
Ready to go? Buy your tickets here. And please don’t forget to: Drink responsibly!
Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!
 

Friends of Wilderness Battlefield hosting their 2nd Annual Canoe Trip!

Friends of Wilderness Battlefield hosting their 2nd Annual Canoe Trip!

Saturday, August 25th, National Park Service Historian: Greg Mertz will be leading a day-trip canoe tour of Civil War sites along the Rapidan River. He will be narrating and bringing to life Stonewall Jackson, George Custer and J.E.B Stewart, to name a few.
You will have the opportunity to visit these historic crossing sites – many that are not easily accessible by land.
Plan to be on the water ALL day – so bring lunch, a cooler, sunscreen, wipes, any medication you require along with any other necessities you would need for the day. The terrain is rugged and possibly damp, so be prepared and dress accordingly.
The trip will begin at Ely’s Ford at 8:30AM, SHARP and you will be transported to Germanna and float back to Ely’s Ford with an estimated arrival time of 3PM.
There is a limit of 15 canoes (29 participants, plus the host, Greg).
The cost is $50, with Friends of Wilderness Battlefield receiving about half of the $50. If you want to be paired with a friend or someone in particular, please let them know that upon signing up and registering.
You must register on the website!!! You have the option to pay by credit card, pay-pal or mailing a check. Please note**Payment MUST be received PRIOR to the day of the event. There will be NO payment excepted on the DAY of the trip!
You can register here.
Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!
 

sunset concert

Sunset Concert Series Continues on the Point in Lake of the Woods!

Two more  Summer Sunset Concert Series at the Point!
The next  concert will take place Friday, August 10th at Clubhouse Point featuring Island Gerry Duo.
Music starts at 7pm!
Summer Concert Series continues in Lake of the Woods
(Weather dependent, Bands subject to change)
Friday, August 10th- Island Gerry Duo
Friday, August 24th – Unchained
The event is 100% funded by sponsors who are also LOW residents! Sponsors include: Licata Group/Keller Williams Real Estate, Locust Grove Veterinary Clinic, Townsend Home Health & Hospice Care, Design Craft Homes, Inspired Electrical Solutions, JK Carpets, Lakeside Title & Escrow, and Lake of the Woods True Value Hardware.
The Friends of Lake of the Woods (FLOW), Lake Youth Foundation, LOW Fire & Rescue, and the LOW Lioness Club are acting as the “Hospitality Committees” throughout this concert series – so please thank them if you see them!
For more information call Pat Licata at 540-735-7998 or e-mail her at pat@licatagroup.com. Don’t miss out on the kick-off to the Summer concert season!
Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!
 

Civic Club Hosts Reception for LOWA BOD Candidates

Civic Club Hosts Reception for LOWA BOD Candidates
by Pat Licata, President

receptionPlease join the Civic Club on Wednesday, July 11th, at 5:30 PM, as we host a Reception for the Candidates in the Great Hall of the Clubhouse.  We encourage you to mingle with the candidates from 5:30-6pm, with the forum beginning at 6pm.  Each candidate will have 2-3 minutes to deliver his/her message to the audience.  A cash bar will be available, and light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
 
The Lake of the Woods Board candidates are Heidi Brown, Pete Brown, Ralph Debnam, Walt Diercks, Bill Feterle, Bill Logan, Allen Priester, and Adrien Terrenoiere. The candidates will be vying for 3 Board of Directors vacancies on the 7 member Board.  LOWA will mail ballots to lot owners near the end of July and the balloting will conclude on September 1st at the Association’s Annual Meeting.
 
The Reception for the Candidates is open to all members of the community.  Please plan to attend so you may become better acquainted with the candidates.  We look forward to seeing you on the 11th

Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!
 

fort germanna

Visit Fort Germanna & the Enchanted Castle in Locust Grove!

Visit Fort Germanna & the Enchanted Castle in Locust Grove!

 
If you have ever wanted to visit Fort Germanna and the Enchanted Castle, your chance is here! There will be multiple days throughout summer that the Germanna Foundation is hosting free public access days at their archaeology site. Typically this site is not open to the public!
You can see the progress being made while they work to uncover the historic fort commissions by Lt. Governor Alexander Spotswood.
Visitors are able to stop by anytime between the scheduled hours – and while there is no fee – registration is required and donations are encouraged!! You can visit the Fort Germanna Visitor center to pick up a map with directions.
What can you expect from this visit?
-Tour of the dig site with Germanna archaeologist Dr. Eric Larsen
-Learn about frontier life
-View active dig sites
-Talk with interns and field students about their recent finds and experiences!
Closed toed shoes and bug spray are highly recommended!
The dates & times of the tours are listed:
Friday, August 10th,   10am to  to 2pm
Tuesday, September 11th, 9AM – 12pm
For the most up to date information make sure to check out their Facebook page!
Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!
 

adaptive watersports

Adaptive Watersports Training Day in Lake of the Woods

Adaptive Watersports Training Day in Lake of the Woods

 
Did you see our blog post about Wounded Veterans Watersports 2018 at Lake of the Woods!?
Well if you did and you were wondering who helps with these events and if you can too, the answer is volunteers make these events happen and you CAN help!
During this training day on Saturday, June 9th from 11 AM – 3 PM you can join Lake of the woods Adaptive Watersports Foundation & Therapeutic Adventures, Inc while they train volunteers to assist with the adaptive paddling and adaptive water-skiing!
If you were interested in this upcoming event or any of the upcoming events – this is your time to learn what you need to so you may help. They will have more events throughout summer, check out their Facebook page for their full list of events!
Whether you’re looking for homes for sale in Lake of the Woods Va or Waterfront property in Virginia or homes for rent we are your professionals for Stafford, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Locust Grove and Central Virginia, we are your proven Real Estate professionals. Thinking of selling? In any market condition, that’s the #1 question asked by home sellers. If you wish to sell your home, it needs to be sold for top dollar and in a timely manner. The Question is how much is it worth? 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!