Northern Virginia is known for its high prices, but these 55+ communities break that trend.

The Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. are home to 26 active adult communities, with easy access to all the region has to offer, including the Blue Ridge Mountains, Dulles International Airport, and the arts and culture of Washington, D.C. The area is known for having high real estate prices, but there are plenty of 55+ communities with affordable options that still have the amenities of a great community. Here are the 3 best lowest-priced communities around Northern Virginia.

Liberty Grove

High $100s - High $300s

Located in the horse and wine country of Northern Virginia, Liberty Grove is a small active adult community in Manassas with 61 condos and townhomes. Built between 2005 and 2008, the condos are offered for resale but still have a modern feel. The condo buildings have social areas for residents with walking trails nearby. Just a short walk from Liberty Grove, residents can find a shopping area with grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, and big box stores.

Landsdowne Woods of Virginia

Low $200s - Low $500s

For those who want resort-like amenities at an affordable price, Landsdowne Woods of Virginia is a great active adult community just outside Leesburg. Five high-rise condominium buildings offer a variety of styles and floor plans ranging from 1,513 to 2,821 square feet. The homes are available for resale only, and many offer views of the nearby Potomac River.

The community includes a clubhouse with indoor pool, fitness center, aerobics studio, salon and sauna, and multiple craft studios, game rooms, and social spaces, where over 30 clubs and organizations meet and have fun. Nearby, residents can discover the trails at the Elizabeth Mills Riverfront Park or enjoy a round of golf at The Golf Club at Landsdowne.

Beacon Park at Belmont Bay

Mid $200s - Low $400s

Beacon Park at Belmont Bay is a unique 55+ enclave. Located within the Belmont Bay waterfront community where the Potomac and Occoquan rivers meet, Beacon Park is a five-story 55+ condo building with 112 homes. Condos are currently only available for resale, but additional developments in the Belmont Bay community are planned.

Beacon Park is an outdoor-lovers dream, with easy access to the water and boat slips and launches, and bordered to the south by the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where there are plenty of places to walk and bird-watch. Other amenities to stay active include a golf course, fitness center, outdoor pool, tennis courts, gardening plots, and basketball courts. With easy access to Interstate 95, residents can also explore the Potomac Mills Shopping Mall with boutique and big-box stores.