Located in Virginia, United States, the county of Stafford is located in the Washington metropolitan area.
Stafford is very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Stafford is an important part of its character. The properties in this county are very modern, because around 30% of its buildings were built since the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Washington metropolitan area is especially good for those looking for four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around three quarters of the properties in Stafford while the rest are rented.
It can be difficult to get to high schools and primary schools on foot from properties for sale in Stafford. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. When it comes to food, in most, if not all, cases, a car is needed in Stafford to access one of approximately 20 grocery stores. A limited number of restaurants can be found in Stafford as well.
Stafford is an extraordinarily good part of the Washington metropolitan area for driving. Finding a parking spot is generally easy. On the other hand, most houses for sale in this county are located in places that are not very convenient for traveling on foot since almost no daily errands can be run without needing to use a car.