Woodbridge is located in Prince William County, Virginia, the third largest county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Woodbridge is home to a highly educated workforce and a host of nationally recognized schools. The suburban communities of Woodbridge range from single and multi-level condos and townhouses to a large selection of mature-to-modern single family homes. Located just 22 miles south of Washington, DC, Woodbridge has the perfect house to fit every budget. Whether you are looking for a starter home, larger home, waterfront property or luxury home, Woodbridge has a variety of homes from which to choose.
Popular housing communities in Woodbridge include Belmont Bay, Port Potomac, Powell's Landing, Lake Ridge, Dale City and River Oaks. Dale City is one of the area's first planned communities and is considered one of the most affordable housing communities. Lake Ridge ranges from starter homes to dream houses on the water. Parks, boating, and a golf course are also conveniently located in Lake Ridge. The south side of Woodbridge is known as River Oaks. Housing for every income can be found in River Oaks. Although housing is slightly more expensive in the remaining communities of reference, Woodbridge is still one of few locations in northern Virginia where the price per square foot is relatively reasonable and affordable.
Woodbridge is home to Potomac Mills Outlet Mall, one of the largest outlet malls in northern Virginia. Potomac Mills features over 225 retail outlets and mainline stores offering savings of 30% to 70% off original retail. Occoquan, a quaint and historic town in Woodbridge, includes a treasure trove of over 100 shops, historic sites and walking trails along the river.
For visitors and residents, Woodbridge offers a variety of recreational activities. The Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is a natural habitat for a variety of plant and animal life including the bald eagles and ospreys. Veteran’s Park and Leesylvania State Park are located on the Potomac River and provide swimming, boating, picnic and hiking servis. Nearby Rippon Lodge is the oldest house in Prince William County and is open for tours throughout the summer. Trails at Leesylvania Park lead to the ancestral home of the Lee family. Woodbridge is also the future home of SCIENCEPORT, a new interactive science center.
For ease of commuting, Woodbridge offers convenient access to Virginia Railway Express (VRE), commuter buses, slugs, and other public transportation access.