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Located at the heart of Virginia’s hunt and wine country, Fauquier County land and farms are known for their stately, historic horse farms and estates. A favorite recreational spot for presidents, duchesses, and social elites, Fauquier County offers easy access to the Washington, DC metropolitan area from the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. History runs throughout Fauquier County: the county has 69 properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Gen. William Mitchell House, which is a National Historic Landmark. Fauquier County offers educational opportunities for all ages through twenty public schools and two community colleges, and students travel from outside the county to attend its four private schools. Fauquier County land and farms are part of one of the fastest-growing counties in the country and offer estates of all sizes and price ranges, farmland, riverfront and lakefront land, acreages, and historic properties.
Fauquier County land and farms not only offer many opportunities for historical and cultural experiences, they also provide plenty of outdoor activities. Equestrian tradition runs deep in Fauquier County and multiple organizations exist to develop public riding trails and support equestrian events like the Virginia Gold Cup and the International Gold Cup. Proximity to the Sky Meadows State Park and the G.R. Thompson Wildlife Area grant easy access to the Appalachian Trail, as well as providing excellent fishing spots for stream and warm water fishing. C.M. Crockett Park offers boat rentals, boat launch facilities, nature trails, volleyball courts, and picnic shelters for a day out at the lake, and the many other parks in Fauquier County have plenty of playground facilities and outdoor pools for the kids.