Lansdowne : Virginia


What It Is Like to Retire in Lansdowne

Lansdowne, Virginia, is a census-designated place and planned community close to the town of Leesburg, which is the county seat of Loudoun County. Lansdowne is located 32 miles northwest of Washington D.C. Its diverse population in 2020 was 12,427, and is primarily made up of young professionals and families with children, as the school system here is highly rated. Lansdowne is made up of parks, a town center with a section of the Potomac Heritage Trail running through the town. It is also home to the Lansdowne Country Club and Golf Course. Photo of the National Conference Center, one of the largest training facilities in the region, and located in Lansdowne, is courtesy of Wikipedia and Matthew G. Bisanz, Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0/

Where to Retire in Lansdowne and Home Prices

Many large master-planned communities make up this town, with at least three very large residential homeowners' associations. Single family homes, townhouses and condos are the most common types of housing found here, and according to, the median selling price of a home in mid-2022 was $552,500.

What Is Special about Lansdowne

Lansdowne is made up of many communities and neighborhoods along with parks, a golf course, and a resort and spa.

What Is Not Special about Lansdowne

Traffic is always a concern in this area, it is a bedroom community for Washington DC.

Who Will Like Retirement in Lansdowne

Retirees who want to be close to DC may enjoy it here. Lansdowne has a low crime rate, is close to an international airport, and is home to a hospital and medical center.

Local Economy Is Driven by

The largest industries in Lansdowne are professional, scientific and technical services, along with health care, social assistance and public administration.

Climate and Physical Environment

Lansdowne has a total area of about 4 square miles, with Goose Creek flowing through the northwestern part of the town, and flowing into the Potomac River at the northern edge. The average January temperature here is 34 degrees, and July's average is 78 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

There are a few restaurants in Lansdowne, and even more in close by Leesburg, but for cultural opportunities and events, along with a variety of restaurants, Washington DC would be the place to go.


The crime rate in Lansdowne is very low.

Medical Facilities

Inova Loudoun Hospital is located in Lansdowne and offers many medical services.


Loudoun County Transit operates rush hour bus service from Leesburg to Washington DC. The nearest international airport is the Washington Dulles International Airport just 12 miles away.

Valuable Links

Wikipedia page about Lansdowne, Virginia

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