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Living in Blacksburg, VA: What you Need to Know

Joseph Coupal - Monday, October 23, 2017

Foxridge Apartment, Blacksburg, VALooking to move to Blacksburg, VA? Below is everything you want to know about the key factors that could make this the best place for you, including things to do. Let’s start with the basics: Blacksburg, VA is located in Montgomery County. It has a population of 43,530, the median age is 22, and the town is very ethnically diverse.

What about cost of living in Blacksburg, VA? The median income in Blacksburg, VA is $31,936 and the median home value is $275,400 while the median rent for a one bedroom apartment is $935. This should give you a pretty good idea of its affordability. Blacksburg, VA is also the perfect place to break in your new shoes, because Blacksburg is very walkable.

Places to Eat in Blacksburg, VA
The Blacksburg, VA restaurants range from pizza places, wing joints, to late night burger spots.

History and Arts in Blacksburg, VA
When it comes time to taking in local culture, both past and present, the choices are plentiful

Sports and Recreation in Blacksburg, VA
Sports and recreation in Blacksburg, VA consists of softball, many hiking trails, rugby, and more.

For more information on apartments in Blacksburg, VA contact Foxridge Apartments.

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Looking for Apartment Homes in Blacksburg, VA?

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Foxridge Apartment , Blacksburg, VAIf you are looking for an apartment in Blacksburg, VA bordered by history and nightlife look no further than Foxridge Apartments. Attractive and convenient, we are minutes to shopping, dining, recreation, and Virginia Tech. At Foxridge Apartments experience firsthand what it means to be “uniquely vintage!” Take advantage of our expansive outdoor spaces or  our many amenities to find secret study spots or meetup with your friends for a game of cornhole or volleyball. Living here means you can enjoy all of Blacksburg’s hidden treasures, and the town’s best dining and entertainment venues that even the most cost conscious student will appreciate!

We have various apartment floor plans with luxurious apartment amenities. Our one-bedroom apartments are a roomy 725 sq ft, and we even offer five bedroom apartments with 1,998 spacious sq ft. We encourage you to make an appointment, and see what Foxridge Apartments and Blacksburg have to offer.

Considered a Great Place to Retire, a Great State to Live In, and a Great College Town while surrounded by natural beauty, Blacksburg is home to restaurants, dynamic nightlife, historic landmarks, cultural entertainment, and recreational opportunities. We boast beautiful weather as well as local events and happenings throughout the year.

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Some Fun Things To Do in Blacksburg, VA

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Foxridge Apartment, Blacksburg, VAThis is the quintessential university town with plenty to do and equally attractive to college students, young professionals, retirees, and weekenders.If you live in our apartments in Blacksburg, VA here are some fun things to do around the area.

Downtown Blacksburg - Blacksburg has more students than it does permanent residents. The heart of downtown is Main Street, which features numerous bars, restaurants, and shops that cater to both the students and locals. The central business district is only about six blocks long, so it makes for an easy stroll. Downtown is cozy and relaxing: forget about making plans and go explore it for a while.

College Sports - Blacksburg draws large crowds on game weekends. Even if you are not a fan, the energy and atmosphere is an awesome experience. There’s tailgating and parties after every game, win or lose. Basketball is also gaining popularity. Going to a VT basketball game is no longer an easy ticket go get: schools like Duke, UNC, NC State and Wake Forest play here, all in a facility that gives you the up-close feel of a high school gymnasium. Games (and hotels) sell out quickly during big game weekends.

Also check out the 1774 Smithfield Plantation House, one of the first large farms established in Southwestern Virginia. Filled with early American history, the plantation house is now owned and run as a museum. For more fun, visit Adventure World skating rink or Crimper’s Indoor Climbing Gym in nearby Christiansburg. Or, during the summer spend a lazy day tubing on the beautiful New River.

Art, more than a form of expression, is a way of life in Blacksburg. On any given night, one can experience the lively music of Sidewalk Stage along College Avenue, out of this world shopping and dining, a show at the historic Lyric Theatre, or a world class performance at the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech. For the late nighters, the fun continues with everything from Funk to Rock and Roll at some of Blacksburg’s infamous watering holes.

Just around the block is Market Square Park where the farm to table experience comes to life and the talents of artisans throughout the valley are celebrated on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the warm weather months. Wednesday evenings in the summer brings out the talents and revelry of heritage music and dance at the Market Square Jam.

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Tips That Make Moving to Blacksburg, VA Easy and Fun!

Joseph Coupal - Monday, October 02, 2017

Foxridge, Blacksburg, VAMoving to a new place can be so overwhelming. There always seems to be that time when the furniture is moved in, the utilities are hooked up, the address changed and you sit back and go, “OK, I’m here…now what?”

Here are 10 things that will really help you become familiar with your new surroundings if you are moving to an apartment in Blacksburg, VA.

1. Take the 16 Blocks walking tour. It’s a great way to learn about the history of Blacksburg and get some exercise as well.

2. Sign up for the Blacksburg Citizens Institute. Offered once per year, this is a fantastic way to learn all about the various town departments, how the town operates and also the great amenities available.

3. Pick up copies of the Blacksburg and Montgomery County Parks and Rec guides. These can be found at the local libraries, town/county offices as well as the recreation venues themselves. There are many ongoing classes and activities; some of which provide insight into your new area.

4. Sign up for a Virginia Tech campus tour. They’re free and give you a great overview of the campus. While you may not be affiliated with the University, it is an integral part of our community and offers many benefits for town residents.

5. Go get a library card. We have a great library system in Montgomery County. The libraries are modern, spacious and rarely crowded. In addition, they offer e-books and even e-readers for check out.

6. Blacksburg Farmers Market

7. Sign up for Blacksburg Alerts. This is a town-run notification system which keeps you updated on road closures, meetings, construction updates, and inclement weather. You can customize your account to receive only the alerts in which you are interested.

8. Follow DTBlacksburg on Twitter. Every day, they let us know about specials, events and news going on in our town.

9. If you have kids in the Montgomery County School System, sign up for Cafe Prepay, a system which lets you put funds into your students’ school meal account (no more bringing cash to school for lunch!). Also, make sure your school puts you on the email distribution list.

10. Become a supporter of The Lyric theater. For just $30 annually, you and your family can receive a 50% discount on all movie tickets plus advance registration privileges for special events. It’s also tax deductible!

Take your time. Things tend to move slower here than in many places. If you expect a fast pace, you will be let down, so just learn to take it easy and enjoy your new surroundings!

On a side note, there is also a group for new residents; the Blacksburg Newcomers Club.

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Foxridge Collegiate Apartment Homes

750 Hethwood Blvd. 100G, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Call: (888) 532-1809 (540) 951-9302
Email Usinfo@foxridgeliving.com
View Map
Opens: Monday-Friday: 9A-5:30P | Saturday: 10A-1P & 2P-5P | Sunday: 1P-5P

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