The property consists of two parcels (tm 86-a-211 and 86-a-212) totaling 80. 5 acres. It is located south of stephens city, virginia in frederick county's urban center area under the route 227 triangle and urban center land use plan. It is included in the expanded boundaries of frederick county's urban development area (uda) and sewer and water services area. The property has easy access to i-81 and state route 277. The property is currently zoned ra-rural area, but is proposed to be zoned to the new traditional neighborhood design by frederick county's planning and development department. This will allow the property to be rezoned and enjoy a wide variety of uses including b1 and b2 commercial uses, live-work options with living areas over the commercial. The additional living areas will not deduct from the residential density of the project. The highest and best use for the property would be a mixed use project consisting of 30% public use and open space, 40%to 50% commercial use under the b1 and b2 zoning districts, and 20% to 30%residential under the rp zoning district at 16 units per acre.
The vacancy rate of homes in 22655 is
5.95% with 71.29% of homes being owner-occupied. The median household income in 22655 is $71801 per year with those between 45 and 64 having the highest median income at $85299.