Rife with dining, shopping and entertainment options, you won’t need to go far to satisfy your every whim. The community is also surrounded by excellent schools, universities and community resources. Convenient to downtown Fredericksburg and Quantico Marine Base and less than 45 miles to Washington D.C., Embrey Mill has all the amenities you want in the location you need.
You won’t need to go far to discover a variety of dining and entertainment options in our local area. From Middle Eastern to American, Chinese to authentic Mexican, you’re not far from satisfying your palate. Shop every week at the Stafford Marketplace with Kohl’s, T.J. Maxx, Target, Lowe’s, Starbucks, and more. Keep up with Hollywood at the Regal Aquia Movies 10, which shows first run movies daily. Hope Springs Marina on beautiful Aquia Creek is the place to go for boat lovers just minutes from the Potomac River. Or check out Holiday Harbor Marina’s campground on the waterfront for boating, fishing, and water skiing.
Historic Downtown Fredericksburg is best known for the University of Mary Washington, its civil war landmarks, battlefields, and the many places where George Washington frequented. With an abundance of awesome colonial American, Victorian, and early 20th-century architecture, it’s also a nice example of small-town America with a fast-growing art, food, and design scene. Events include Greek heritage, Oktoberfest, dog parades, Bastille Day, home and garden tours, and more.
Washington, D.C. is steeped in history, culture, and attractions. This metropolis boasts countless sights to see from The National Zoo to the Library of Congress. Entertainment and education come together for tours of national monuments, exhibits at the Smithsonian museums, capitol building, and the White House. Events include professional sports games, National Cherry Blossom Festival, White House Easter Egg Roll, parades, National Symphony Orchestra concerts, National Christmas Tree Lighting, and more.
The Embrey Mill® community is close to just about everything. Great shopping, restaurants, and attractions include highly acclaimed golf courses, water sports, historic places, museums, parks, and theaters. Head south to Central Park Mall and Spotsylvania Towne Centre. Five exits up I-95, you’ll find Potomac Mills Mall and Stonebridge Town Center, which features the popular food market, Wegmans.
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GOLF Highly acclaimed golf courses in the area include: Augustine Golf Club Stafford, VA Visit Website ». Gauntlet Golf Club Fredericksburg, VA Visit Website ». Medal of Honor Golf Course Quantico, VA Visit Website ». PARKS Curtis Memorial Park Fredericksburg, VA View Park Map ». Smith Lake Park Stafford, VA View Park Map ». Civil War Park Stafford, VA View Park Map ». WATER SPORTS Aquia Landing Waterfront Park Stafford, VA Visit website». Hope Springs Marina Stafford, VA Visit website ». Virginia Outdoor Center Stafford, VA Visit website ». YMCA Rappahannock area Visit website ».
Shop till you drop at one of many nearby shopping centers, including Stafford Marketplace with Kohl’s, TJ Maxx, Lowe’s, and Target. Just up the road from the Embrey Mill community, the Shops at Doc Stone Commons include Home Depot, Petco, and Pier1. Only five exits up I-95, you’ll find Potomac Mills Mall and Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, which features the popular food market, Wegmans. Head south and you’ll find Central Park Mall and Spotsylvania Towne Centre in Fredricksburg.
Smithsonian Museums. The federal institution has multiple museums scattered throughout Washington, DC. Ten of the museums are located on the National Mall, within a one-mile radius. National Gallery of Art. The world-class art museum in DC displays one of the largest collections of masterpieces in the world including paintings, drawings, prints, photographs, sculptures, and decorative arts from the 13th century to the present. National Museum of the Marine Corps. This first-class facility offers an unforgettable interactive experience amidst some of the nation’s most historic and treasured artifacts just off I-95 at Exit 150A. Belmont. This 18th-century home and museum in Stafford, VA features the love story of Gari and Corinne Melcher. He, a successful sought-after painter of his time. She, a young art student and his biggest fan
Riverside Center Dinner Theater. The center of a thriving cultural arts community in Fredericksburg, the Riverside Center has hosted over 60 main-stage Broadway musical productions and over 100 musical adaptations of popular children’s stories in the Children’s Theater. Regal Aquia Movies 10. Right off I-95 at Exit 143, this ten-screen theater shows first-run movies, seven days-a-week. Paragon Village 12 consisting of a movie theater, upscale bowling facility, and a restaurant. The theater boasts 12 high-definition digital screens, three of which include Premier VIP seating for 21 and over, and The Chatterbox, a bar and lounge serving beer, cocktails, and food. The luxury bowling facility has 16 lanes of bowling with a signature gourmet restaurant
Great communities include great schools and Embrey Mill includes both a proposed onsite elementary and middle school that will feature state-of-the art learning environments. Today, students enjoy the Stafford School District which is highly regarded in the Washington, DC Metro Area with schools consistently ranked some of the highest in the state. For more about our schools, click here ».
The Embrey Mill community is within easy reach of many top employers, medical services, and convenient transportation options. Nearby slugging lines are a popular form of carpooling, and the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) takes you directly into the Washington, DC Metro Area, Brooke Station is the closest VRE to the community. Residents can look forward to the planned onsite fire station and library. Additional services include the Stafford County Fire Department and Porter Library in Stafford.