Gainesville, VA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Gainesville is a quaint town located in Northern Virginia. Gainesville offers active adults plenty to do, with an abundance of outdoor recreation as well as lively shops and restaurants. Besides that, the town is just over an hour away from Washington D.C., perfect for residents that enjoy a bigger city experience.

Gainesville is a quaint town located in Northern Virginia. Gainesville offers active adults plenty to do, with an abundance of outdoor recreation as well as lively shops and restaurants. Besides that, the town is just over an hour away from Washington D.C., perfect for residents that enjoy a bigger city experience.

Climate & Geography

The town is built on hilly land, just east of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The southern edge of Gainesville borders Lake Manassas.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment

Retirees that enjoy getting out into nature will appreciate the Conway Robinson State Forest. Located directly in Gainesville, the forest offers over five miles of trails that are great for hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing. In addition, Gainesville offers residents plenty of golf courses, perfect for anyone that is interested in the sport.

For those looking to get out of the house, Gainesville offers several dining and entertainment options. Shopping is widely available in Gainesville as well, providing locals with all the essentials needed. Washington D.C. is just over an hour away from Gainesville, for residents that want to experience the bigger city life.

Cost of Living & Taxes

The overall cost of living in Gainesville is above the state and national average. This is due to the higher price of housing in Gainesville, which is significantly above average. Health, grocery, and utility costs in Gainesville are similar to the national average.

Sales tax in Gainesville is lower than average, at 6.0 percent. Income tax in Virginia can range from 2 percent to 5.75 percent, while Social Security is not taxed. Property taxes in Virginia are about average.

Health Care

The Washington D.C. area generally scores very high on Gallup’s Well-Being Index.

Residents of Gainesville have a number of options when it comes to health care. Novant Health UVA Health System Haymarket Medical Center is located in nearby Haymarket, and Novant Health UVA Health System Prince William Medical Center is in Manassas, and is high performing in one procedure. Inova Fairfax Hospital, located roughly 25 miles away in Falls Church, is ranked the No. 3 hospital in Virginia by U.S. News, and is rated as high performing in one specialty and eight procedures/conditions.


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2 communities near Gainesville

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Heritage Hunt

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $700ks
  • 1863 Homes (9 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1998 - 2009
  • 4 reviews

Regency at Creekside

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  • Low $700ks - High $800ks
  • 208 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2016 - 2020
  • No Reviews

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1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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