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Dunbarton: Bristow's Only Active Adult Community

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Dunbarton:  Bristow's Only Active Adult Community

When you are looking for an active adult community in Western Prince Wiliam County, VA, your choices are limited to three communities.  Regency at Dominion Valley in Haymarket, Heritage Hunt in Gainesville and Dunbarton in Bristow.   Dunbarton in Bristow is part of the larger community of Braemar.  The idea of having a 55+ community as part of Braemar, was to have an exclusive area catering to grandparents who wanted to live near their grandkids and adult children in Braemar.  Dunbarton was the result.

Dunbarton in Bristow, VA

In the small community of just over 480 homes, there is one major distinction between Dunbarton and its counterpart communities in Gainesville and Haymarket:  it is not a golf course community.  Dunbarton is all about the houses and the central amenities at the Dunbarton Clubhouse.

Home styles are varied from smaller two bedroom duplexes to larger single family homes with four or more bedrooms.  All models have at least one main level bedroom.  Basements are not something you find  in every home.  Some homes are built at ground level on a slab.  Others are partially underground and give you basement space. Popular Single Family Home in Dunbarton Basements are not dictated by the style of home, be it single family detached or duplex.  You can find either with or without basements.

All homes in Braemar receive basic cable and internet service as part of their HOA dues.  The provider is RCN.

When it comes to amenities, Dunbarton offers an indoor pool for year round use, billiard room, workout room, tennis courts and a putting green.  The clubhouse has a lovely sitting area for impromptu gatherings or a party room that you can rent for events.

Dunbarton's Indoor Pool

Billiard Room in Dunbarton Clubhouse

Dunbarton Work Out Room

Tennis Courts in Dunbarton

Dunbarton's Putting Green

The back deck of the clubhouse overlooks Broad Run and offers additional place where you can read a book on a temperate day, or gather with neighbors.  

If you think Dunbarton may be the right fit for you in your quest for active adult living in Western Prince William County, give me a call and let's get started.   





Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Wow these look nice. What a great opportunity for anyone looking for a very active community.

Mar 14, 2016 11:22 AM
Chris Ann Cleland

It's my favorite of the area active adult communities.  Then again, I'm not a golfer.

Mar 14, 2016 11:42 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

That main event building  impressive for it's size and would make for a great first impression

Mar 14, 2016 12:24 PM
Chris Ann Cleland

We actually had our wedding reception there, with about 60 people.  My Aunt was kind enough, as a resident, to rent it for us.

Mar 15, 2016 03:52 AM
Dick Greenberg
New Paradigm Partners LLC - Fort Collins, CO
Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate

Hi Chris Ann - It looks like Dunbarton did some good planning for the needs of seniors when designing that community. Nice.

Mar 15, 2016 03:32 AM
Chris Ann Cleland

I think as soon as I qualify age-wise, I'll be house hunting over there.

Mar 15, 2016 03:53 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Done right these communities will draw people in.  This one looks that way

Mar 15, 2016 06:55 AM
Chris Ann Cleland

I certainly think so.

Mar 15, 2016 08:02 AM
Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Broker
Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

Without a golf course, though, what will people use those cute little scooters for?

Mar 15, 2016 11:57 AM
Chris Ann Cleland

I imagine if you still wanted a golf cart, you could tool around the community in it, though a walk might be more enjoyable.

Mar 17, 2016 01:20 AM