Trilogy at Lake Frederick
140 Bald Eagle Drive, Lake Frederick, Virginia 22630
Beautiful Northern Virginia 55+ Development of Trilogy at Lake Frederick Combines Resort-Style Amenities with Neighborly Ambiance
Quiet wooded acreage, unobstructed views of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains and a shimmering lake are what bring people to Trilogy at Lake Frederick (formerly Shenandoah). Gated and spread across more than 900 acres, it is a 55+ community located in the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley at the very northern tip of Virginia just 90 minutes from Washington, D.C.
The community has 950 new and re-sale single family homes and attached homes and combines a resort-style environment with a welcoming ambiance. The Shenandoah Lodge houses a social club, a media center, restaurants for formal and informal dining, a library, activity rooms, a bar and a lounge, a state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis courts and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Placid, 120-acre Lake Frederick, around which Trilogy at Lake Frederick winds, is stocked with fish including largemouth bass, bluegill and northern pike. Gasoline motor boats are not allowed, which helps keeps the lake quiet year-round.
Home prices start in the low-$300,000s. Please verify this price with a Realtor as it is bound to change.
With an activities director on staff, residents have plenty of planned events, classes and outings to keep them busy. There are also miles of walking trails and a large clubhouse.
A number of wineries, historic battlefields, galleries, museums and outstanding restaurants are close at hand. Golfers will appreciate that six golf courses, including the Winchester Country Club, Jackson Chase, Bowling Green and Front Royal Country Club, are within a few minutes of the community.
And with Washington, D.C. so near, residents enjoy even further opportunities to indulge in a variety of cultural events, sporting actvities and shopping venues. The closest towns are historic Stephens City, chartered in 1758, and pretty Winchester, birthplace of Patsy Cline. Front Royal is the gateway to the Shenandoah National Park / Skyline Drive and is also a short drive away.
Lake Frederick does not have a hospital. Winchester does, but it is not accredited. The nearest accredited hospital is in Front Royal, about eight miles away.
This part of the country is typically hot and humid in the summer (high temperatures in the 80s and 90s) and cool and damp in the winter (high temperatures in the 30s and 40s). Two to three inches of snow may accumulate during winter months.
Visit www.trilogylife.com/communities/virginia/lakefrederick for more information.
Jamestown was founded in 1607, and both the American Revolution and the Civil War surrender sites are in Virginia. The state, nicknamed the Mother of Presidents, has given birth to eight U.S. presidents and has the longest continually operating state legislature in the Western hemisphere.
Points of interest include the home of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Richmond, and Williamsburg, a restored Colonial town. Booker T. Washington's birthplace, Arlington House, and the Blue Ridge National Parkway are worth a visit, too.
Population - 8,411,808
Persons 65 years old and over - 15%
High school graduates age 25+ - 88%
Bachelor's degree or higher age 25+ - 36%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin - 9%
White persons, not Hispanic - 63%
Median household income - $65,015
Median home value - $245,000
Social Security taxed? No
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Why are HOA Fees So High in 55+ Communities?
HOA fees (homeowner association fees) come in a wide range, and each 55+ community has a different set of guidelines for determining its HOA fees. Generally, the more amenities, the higher the fee. And often older communities have higher fees because as a development ages, maintenance costs increase. Most communities have bylaws stating how high HOA fees can be raised each year. When looking for a 55+ community, always ask about the fees. How much are they? What do they cover? How many increases have there been in the last 10 years? If the developer or sales staff will not tell you, visit on a Saturday when people are out and about and ask a resident or two about the HOA fees.
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