Bristow, Virginia

Bristow, VA Real Estate: Bristow Area and Community Information

Located in Prince WIlliam County, Bristow is considered a suburb of Washington DC. The attractive community has plenty of amenities for adults and kids, making it a great place to raise a family or retire. Here is what every Bristow home buyer needs to know about relocating to this historic town.


When you buy Bristow real estate, you are purchasing a piece of history. Much of the town once belonged to the Linton family, owners of Linton's Ford Plantation. A member of the family donated the property for the creation of local schools. Eventually, much of the original land was sold to developers. Bristow is now home to several planned communities and two locations on the National Register of Historic Places: Davis-Beard House and the Brentsville Historic District.

Parks and Recreation

Purchasing Bristow VA real estate puts you in close proximity to Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park. The park has nearly 3 miles of trails for horseback riding and walking. Park employees also conduct free tours of the historic battlefield.

There are 100 parks within 25 miles of Bristow, making Bristow VA homes a great investment. The Manassas National Battlefield and the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority are all within a 10-mile drive of the community. Owners of Bristow properties are also within driving distance of Shenandoah National Park.

Attractions and Activities

If you buy real estate in Bristow, you will have plenty of places to play golf. The community is home to Bristow Manor Golf Club and Broad Run Golf and Practice Facility, giving residents plenty of opportunities to spend time on the links. If you enjoy live entertainment, talk to your Bristow real estate agent about relocating. Bristow is home to Jiffy Lube Live at Stone Ridge, an entertainment venue that hosts national touring acts such as Chicago, Styx, Jimmy Buffet, and Kid Rock.

Bristow also has a lot of historic attractions. In addition to the battlefields, the town serves as home to the Freedom Museum, Old Prince William County Courthouse, and Cannon Branch Earthworks Fort.


One of the most popular activities around Bristow is watching re-enactments of Civil War events. The merchants of Bristow Center also host an annual Halloween event to make the holiday safer for trick-or-treaters. Participating merchants give out free candy to all the children dressed in costumes, and there is also fun to be had for adults. Bristow Manor Golf Club often hosts fundraising events for community groups.

If you want to move to an area with a strong community vibe, good schools, and quiet neighborhoods, Bristow is the place for you. Talk to Amy Stanley to find out if any of the homes for sale in Bristow are a good match for your needs.
Amy Stanley
Amy Stanley
Associate Broker
9401 East Street Manassas VA 20110