Staunton

The Queen City

Situated near the junction of Interstates 81 and 64 is Staunton, VA, a singular blend of natural splendor, high culture, and small-town charm. First settled in 1732, Staunton is renowned in US history as the home of Woodrow Wilson, 28th president of the United States, and is home to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum.

Staunton’s reputation for the preservation of classic architecture is well-founded and its diverse and compact downtown boasts an eclectic mix of lovingly restored historical structures mixed in and among over 100 unique shops, art galleries, and restaurants.

Residents of Staunton have a peerless base for exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah Valley. The city is centrally located between Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge Parkway, providing an endless array of hiking, camping, and sightseeing options. Back downtown, Staunton provides an arts and entertainment scene that rivals that of any major metropolitan area. Staunton is also a hub of educational excellence, home to both Mary Baldwin University and Stuart Hall, a coed prep school with a track record of placing students at some of the world’s top universities. Staunton is a short drive to the cities of Harrisonburg and Charlottesville.

staunton homes for sale

Perfect Views in All Directions

Homes for sale in Staunton feature lots with ample acreage and homes that embody the architectural excellence that the area is famous for. The lots boast lush, rolling hills, and most homes feature patios from which residents can take in sunrises and sunsets over the Blue Ridge and the Allegheny Mountain Range. Homes for sale in Staunton are textbook examples of superb craftsmanship and elegant details, with styles ranging from French Provincial to Cape Cod to Contemporary. Properties in Staunton have a warm country feel, yet downtown and the interstates are mere minutes away.

Big Time Culture, Small Town Cool

Originally a trading center, Staunton has reinvented itself century as a hub of culture and the arts. The American Shakespeare Center in downtown Staunton is home to the Blackfriars Playhouse, the only exact recreation of Shakespeare’s indoor theater anywhere in the world. Since opening in 2001 the playhouse has welcomed nearly 1 million guests to nearly 6,000 performances. Mary Baldwin University in Staunton is home to the Hefeitz International Music Institute. Named for acclaimed violinist Daniel Hefeitz, the institute is a summer music school with a corresponding summer festival dedicated to the instruction of some of the world’s most promising young classical musicians. History buffs can explore early and modern American history at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and the Museum of American Frontier Culture.

Staunton also has a rich tapestry of food and beverage options. The restaurant scene is an eclectic mix of contemporary American cuisine, international styles, and gourmet markets. There is also a rich array of breweries, wine bars, and cafes. Stablecraft Brewing, Ox-Eye Vineyards, and Blue Mountain Coffees are just some of Staunton’s highly regarded drink purveyors.

Listings in Staunton

0 Lee Jackson Hwy

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • sqft / 36.59 acres
$1,200,000

Tbd Parkersburg Pike

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • sqft / 55 acres
$1,200,000

Tbd Sangers Ln

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • sqft / 10 acres
$1,000,000

117 Middlebrook Rd

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,976 sqft / 90.84 acres
$999,100

106 Mactanly Pl

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • 14,960 sqft / 1.19 acres
$995,000

3186 Morris Mill Rd

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.5 Baths
  • 5,841 sqft / 38 acres
$965,000

3666 Lee Jackson Hwy

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • sqft / 12 acres
$895,000

604 Christians Creek Rd

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,671 sqft / 130.75 acres
$891,000

1213 Richmond Ave

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • sqft / 1.1 acres
$875,000

33 York Ct

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.5 Baths
  • 5,800 sqft / 6.22 acres
$850,000

3878 Shutterlee Mill Rd

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 5,576 sqft / 34.57 acres
$799,900

510 N Coalter St

Staunton, VA 24401
  • 0 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,040 sqft / 1.47 acres
$750,000