The Historic District in Purcellville offers small-town charm.

Introduction to Purcellville

Purcellville is located in the far north of Loudoun County. It has a small population; approximately 8,000 people call Purcellville home. It includes ZIP Codes 20132, 20134 and 20160.

Purcellville’s Notable Features, Amenities and Events

Purcellville is part of D.C.’s Wine Country.

Purcellville has six public schools and several private schools. It also features community events throughout the year, including festivals that celebrate art and music. A wine and food festival and the Loudoun Grown Expo are among the town’s signature events.

The Purcellville Train Station was recently renovated and is listed as a historic place.

The W&OD Trail is part of the Washington & Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park. It has an extensive walking trail, with 45 miles of paved pathways, which is used by runners, bicyclists and people out for a hike. The trail is also open for horseback riding, with a gravel path running parallel to the paved main walkway.

This is part of a corridor that has numerous attractions along it. It can take far more than a single day to explore all that it has to offer and it’s common for people to schedule several days to get out and enjoy an adventure along this route.

Typical Homes for Sale in Purcellville

There are many newer homes for sale in Purcellville, some of them set on large lots. This community is very convenient for commuting to nearby destinations.

Purcellville has a mix of architecture, quite a lot of it historic.

This is among the areas where there is a great deal of Victorian architecture represented among the homes and other buildings.

Focus on Purcellville

Purcellville homes for sale can be divided up among four major sections of town, featured below. The largest of the subdivisions, Bluemeont and Montville, lies to the south of the city center.


Located at the northern tip of Purcellville, this is the most expensive real estate market in town. On its western edge, it touches the border with West Virginia. Route 7 separates it from the center of the town. This is a good place to look for high-end luxury properties.

Town Center

The town center of Purcellville is bordered on the north by Route 7. It has largely single family homes for sale, most of which are newer, being built after 2000. There are also townhomes located in this area, with three- and four-bedroom designs being popular.

Between the Hills

This subdivision features land for sale and farm properties. Some of the farm properties are downright palatial, with plenty of land surrounding them and five-bedroom designs with colonial architecture. The land for sale features wooded lots, some with mature trees and beautiful scenery.

Burgess Family Subdivision

With contemporary designs on larger acreages, these homes offer plenty of space. Some of the homes here feature two-car garages. The homes mostly date from the 1970s.

Chestnut Hills

There are homes for sale in Purcellville that easily qualify as estates and you’ll find some of them here. Brick exteriors, large lots of well over an acre—sometimes several—and mature trees are only some of the luxuries. Garages larger than two-cars and other upscale features are common in this Purcellville neighborhood.

Oak Knoll Farms

This development, located in Poplar Stand Place, has larger homes that feature sizable lots. The Purcellville homes for sale here come with three acres and the excellent views are significant selling points.