Christiansburg is located in the foothills of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains in Southwest Virginia and is known locally as the “Downtown of the New River Valley.” As the county seat of Montgomery County, it has approximately 20,000 residents and is the fourth largest town in the state. The former home of Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett, the growing town is now the economic and commercial center of the area.
“Progressive small town living at its best,” Christiansburg real estate is increasingly in demand.
Shopping and Dining
Christiansburg is the eating and shopping hub of the New River Valley. Residents and visiting guests can easily find whatever they’re looking for in one of the town’s three shopping malls or by browsing in one of the local boutique shops. Dining options include over 70 eateries, such as The Summit, the highest rated restaurant in the New River Valley offering “gourmet food from scratch in a Victorian setting,” Grama’s Goodies Bakery Shop, and the Sub Shack.
Parks and Recreation
Located on North Franklin Street, the Christiansburg Aquatic Center is a new facility featuring a competition pool, a leisure pool, and a warm therapy pool. The new Harkrader Sports Complex has two playground areas, tennis and basketball courts, and a walking path, and will be host to the 2010 Dixie Boys World Series. Local residents can also go canoeing in Claytor Lake, hike the Appalachian Trail, or catch a fish in the New River. The Huckleberry Trail, near Blacksburg, is another popular hiking and biking destination.
Quiet, safe streets and friendly neighbors are among the many joys of living in Christiansburg. Whether you’re looking for a home in an established neighborhood or in a new subdivision, you’re sure to find reasonably priced Christiansburg real estate that meets your needs.
Schools, Health, Transportation
An educational center of Southwest Virginia, Christiansburg residents have convenient access to both Radford University and Virginia Tech. The Montgomery County Public School System serves the younger children in the area. Residents can take advantage of several bus service routes, including the Explorer (serving Christiansburg’s Central Business District) and The Smart Way Bus, which is a partnership program between the Towns of Christiansburg and Blacksburg, the City of Roanoke, and Virginia Tech.