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6651 Sagefield Avenue
Radford, VA 24141
540-641-7399
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Homes for Sale in Radford City, VA

History of Radford

Radford was named for Dr. John B. Radford. Dr. Radford’s home Arnheim was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.  Radford was originally a small village of people that gathered near the New River, which was a major draw to travelers for fresh water and food while traveling west. The town had a major population increase in 1854 when the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad was installed. A large depot was placed at Lovely Mount because of its strategic positioning between the eastern and western parts of the state. The actual station was not on Lovely Mountain, located on the southwestern side of town, but Lovely Mount was a known mountain and naming the station this would help people to remember the location of the depot. The Railroad Depot caused the population of Radford to boom. It also caused a major increase in the amount of trade and business in the area. Radford became a railroad town. The original name for Radford was Lovely Mount because of the location of the depot; the name was changed in 1891 to Radford. Radford, or at least the train station area, was called Central Depot because of its central location halfway between Lynchburg and Bristol, Virginia of the original railroad, the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad (later the Norfolk and Western Railway).

From 1900 to 1930, many companies came to Radford, including an ice company, a creamery, milling companies, piping, and preserving plants. In 1913, Radford was selected to become home to State Normal School, a women’s college. The school would later, in 1924, become Radford College and then in 1979 would be renamed Radford University. The presence of a college brought even more attention to Radford, causing even more population growth. In 1940–1941 the US Military decided to build a manufacturing plant for gunpowder and other ammunition needed by the military. Thus the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, or the “Arsenal” as it would come to be called, joined the railroad and Lynchburg Foundry as major employers creating a huge influx in population. Many families moved to the area. Housing for the Arsenal was built in specific areas of town and these neighborhoods still exist today; Monroe Terrace, Radford Village, and Sunset Village. Today these are Radford’s main residential neighborhoods. The railroad ceased passenger service through Radford 1971 as personal transportation moved to the fairly new interstate highway system and the airways. However, the railroad route through Radford is still a major component of Norfolk Southern Railway’s Roanoke to Bristol route. But, Radford no longer needed the railroad passenger service to survive.

The James Charlton Farm, Ingles Bottom Archeological Sites, and Ingles Ferry are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Average Sales Price in Radford

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(Some Listings from Claytor Lake Area, please see the Claytor Lake Community Page for Statistics)


45 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$124,880 For Sale
524 Calhoun Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,120 sq ft
10
$119,880 For Sale
524 Calhoun Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,008 sq ft
14
$139,000 For Sale
804 Twelfth Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,025 sq ft; lot: 0.65 acres
24
$194,000 For Sale
1921 7th Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,791 sq ft; lot: 14375 sq ft lot
43
$139,900 For Sale
2020 West Main Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,099 sq ft; lot: 11326 sq ft lot
4
$95,000 For Sale
101 C Lovely Mount Drive
Radford, VA 24141
2 beds, 1 bath | Condo/Townhouse
842 sq ft; lot: 8712 sq ft lot
40
$189,900 For Sale
1612 Taylor Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,680 sq ft; lot: 10890 sq ft lot
13
$124,880 For Sale
524 Calhoun Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,200 sq ft
16
$124,880 For Sale
524 Calhoun Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
2,496 sq ft
10
$149,000 For Sale
1717 2nd Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,288 sq ft; lot: 7405 sq ft lot
31
$189,700 For Sale
500 Pendleton Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
3,000 sq ft; lot: 1 acre
50
$340,000 For Sale
1126 W. Main Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 units | Multi Family Home
17424 sq ft lot
27
$99,900 For Sale
618 9th Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,568 sq ft; lot: 8712 sq ft lot
9
$132,500 For Sale
1205 Sixth Street
Radford, VA 24141
2 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
856 sq ft; lot: 1 acre
40
$299,500 For Sale
29 Round Hill Drive
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
3,100 sq ft; lot: 0.5 acres
27
$199,900 For Sale
406 Overlook Lane
Radford, VA 24141
5 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
2,483 sq ft; lot: 11326 sq ft lot
Open House Sunday Sep 8, 2pm–4pm
64
$449,880 For Sale
109 Charmont Drive
Radford, VA 24141
5 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,063 sq ft; lot: 3.67 acres
28
$239,900 For Sale
1606 7th Street
Radford, VA 24141
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
1,765 sq ft; lot: 10890 sq ft lot
22
$134,900 For Sale
1031 Lyle Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,915 sq ft; lot: 7405 sq ft lot
44
$150,000 For Sale
1717 Downey Street
Radford, VA 24141
4 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,593 sq ft; lot: 7405 sq ft lot
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Katie Monroe
Monroe Realty
6651 Sagefield Avenue
Radford, VA 24141
540-641-7399
Katie@katiemonroerealtor.com

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