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City of Galax

Population and Jobs

The City of Galax is named after the Galax leaf which is native to the area and grows in the mountainous regions of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Galax is one of only forty-two independent cities in the United States. 6,800 people call this city home, and it’s not hard to see why. Steeped in culture and offering lots of unique opportunities, Galax is a unique place in Southwestern Virginia. While manufacturing, health care, and retail are the primary jobs, the city is very open to and supportive of local businesses. This might be the perfect place to start that business you’ve always dreamed of!

 

Amenities

The City of Galax is going through an economic revitalization that focusing on their heritage of art and music. Galax is designated as the World Capital of Old Time Mountain Music. Chestnut Creek School of the Arts opened in 2007 as a center whose mission is preserving the art and music heritage of the area. They offer weekend art classes and musical experiences with local legends. They also have a pottery studio that is open to the public, and are in the process of building a woodworking studio to further brand the city as a Music and Art Heritage Hub. Their downtown is robust, offering local shops, antiquing, and restaurants. 

 

Real Estate

Whether you are looking for a quaint cottage on the edge of town or a home right in the middle of things, Galax has a variety of options when it comes to real estate. Highly connected to the adjoining counties of Grayson and Carroll, you can find properties that can make you feel like you’re in the rural countryside or a home right next to downtown. 

If you are looking for real estate in or around the city of Galax, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Mountain Sky Properties can help you find the home or land you have been dreaming of. Give us a call at (276) 228-8882 or click here to message us directly.



Featured Listings

This is a great starter home or rental property! 2 bedrooms, Bath, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Roo, Harwood floors, double car carport, large lot, out building and more! $89,950 Active

311 Kenbrook Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 876 SqFt 0.620 Acres

2 Bedroom, 1 bath, 922 sq.ft. Brick Farm House. An approximate 250 additional sq. ft. upstairs that could be finished for additional bedroom(s). Property features some Harwood flooring, 672 sq. ft. unfinished Basement for storage, 168 sq.ft. front covered Porch, for relaxing, and an Outbuilding...all on 1.06 acres. $51,000 Active

114 Grammer Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 922 SqFt 1.060 Acres

Take a look at this beautifully remodeled home within town limits of Galax. You are in a well established neighborhood, but there are no restrictions either. This home is perfect for the family. You have a 2 car drive-under garage. The back yard is spacious and already fenced in for the dogs and kids to play. This is a nice quiet street. You are convenient to all that Galax has to offer, such as a hospital, Walmart, Lowes, Hobby Lobby, a bowling alley, a movie theater, many different eating establishments, and for the outdoors person, there is plenty of fishing and hiking with the New River and New River Trail. You also have your choice of Fiber Optic High Speed internet. You're on town water and sewer. You are less than 20 minutes to Interstate 77, about 35 minutes to Mount Airy, NC, and only an hour to Winston Salem, NC. This home is completely move-in ready. It has beautiful hardwood floors and tile throughout. It also has HardiPlank siding, and a metal roof. Call today! $225,000 P

115 Greenhaven Dr Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,890 SqFt 0.460 Acres

Take a look at this practically new 3 bedroom 2 bath home located in Galax. This home has a fantastic layout, and has an attached 2 car garage with plenty of room. This home was built in 2010, and has only had one owner. You are just 2.5 miles to downtown Galax, which is home to the Fiddler's convention. You are also conveniently located to everything Galax has to offer, such as a hospital, Walmart, Lowes, Hobby Lobby, a bowling alley, a movie theater, many different eating establishments, and for the outdoors person, there is plenty of fishing and hiking with the New River and New River Trail. You are just outside of city limits, yet you still have high speed internet available through Xfinity! You are less than 20 minutes to Interstate 77, about 35 minutes to Mount Airy, NC, and only an hour to Winston Salem, NC. This home is completely move-in ready. All appliances will convey, to include the washer and dryer. There is a small outbuilding that is perfect for storage. Call today! $215,000 P

2483 Pipers Gap Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,394 SqFt 0.690 Acres

Country charm in the City of Galax! This  3 bedroom, 1 bath, brick home with 9 acres would make someone a perfect mini farm with good pasture and fencing. Convenient to downtown Galax, schools and shopping. $235,000 Active

109 Floyd Mountain Lane Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,176 SqFt 9.090 Acres

This home has the room! A beautiful 5 bedroom 3 full bath home in a great neighborhood is move in ready and located in Galax. Close to schools and shopping! Main level features a large living room, kitchen with all major appliances, large dining room, nice master suite with walk in closet and full bath, 2 additional bedrooms, and full bathroom on main floor! Main floor has new carpeting! and mud room with laundry. In the finished basement you will find a nice Bonus/theater room with recessed lightning and ceramic title floor! The lower level also has a large full bathroom with walk in shower, 2 more nice sized bedrooms, and a large storage room! Other features include new ac unit ( August 2021), newer roof, double pain windows, and a two car attached garage! Outside you will find a large covered front porch, nice landscaping all sitting on a nice level +/- .240 acre corner lot! $249,900 Active

108 Colonial Dr Galax, Virginia

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,276 SqFt 0.240 Acres

Less then 2 miles from the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway is this brick ranch house.  Beautifully landscaped with a large oak tree in front and stunning view out back through the sliding glass patio door.  Paved driveway with turn around.  Attached carport.  Full walk out basement adds additional 1512 sq. ft.  Shed in the back for all your garden needs.  Do not miss this Pipers Gap beauty! $199,900 Active

6958 Pipers Gap Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,512 SqFt 1.920 Acres

Take a look at this beautifully remodeled home within town limits of Galax. You are in a well established neighborhood, but there are no restrictions either. This home is perfect for the family. You have a 2 car drive-under garage. The back yard is spacious and already fenced in for the dogs and kids to play. This is a nice quiet street. You are convenient to all that Galax has to offer, such as a hospital, Walmart, Lowes, Hobby Lobby, a bowling alley, a movie theater, many different eating establishments, and for the outdoors person, there is plenty of fishing and hiking with the New River and New River Trail. You also have your choice of Fiber Optic High Speed internet. You're on town water and sewer. You are less than 20 minutes to Interstate 77, about 35 minutes to Mount Airy, NC, and only an hour to Winston Salem, NC. This home is completely move-in ready. It has beautiful hardwood floors and tile throughout. It also has HardiPlank siding, and a metal roof. Call today! $225,000 Pending

115 Greenhaven Drive Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,890 SqFt 0.460 Acres

Take a look at this practically new 3 bedroom 2 bath home located in Galax. This home has a fantastic layout, and has an attached 2 car garage with plenty of room. This home was built in 2010, and has only had one owner. You are just 2.5 miles to downtown Galax, which is home to the Fiddler's convention. You are also conveniently located to everything Galax has to offer, such as a hospital, Walmart, Lowes, Hobby Lobby, a bowling alley, a movie theater, many different eating establishments, and for the outdoors person, there is plenty of fishing and hiking with the New River and New River Trail. You are just outside of city limits, yet you still have high speed internet available through Xfinity! You are less than 20 minutes to Interstate 77, about 35 minutes to Mount Airy, NC, and only an hour to Winston Salem, NC. This home is completely move-in ready. All appliances will convey, to include the washer and dryer. There is a small outbuilding that is perfect for storage. Call today! $215,000 Pending

2483 Pipers Gap Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,394 SqFt 0.690 Acres

Looking for that perfect Mini-Farm?  Take a look at this well-kept 3 bedroom 2 bath vinyl sided home on 8+ acres overlooking a pond and nice size creek. This beaurtiful home offers one level living with hardwood flooring throughout, 9ft ceilings, open concept living, paved driveway, covered back deck overlooking the pond and outbuilding. Great place for your livestock with open pasture and water. Located within minutes of Galax, Independence and the New River. $229,000 P

2440 Cross Roads Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,344 SqFt 8.087 Acres

This amazing home sits on the historic property once known as Wards Mill. It is complete with a spacious great room, and large living room, both with fireplaces. There is a large dining room and 2 large bedrooms with walk-in closets, the kitchen and a full bath all on the main level. The great room has new, high quality carpet, and custom built-ins. The kitchen has new vinyl flooring, and plenty of cabinet space with all new appliances. The main level bath has a tub/shower combo, as well as plenty of storage space. Youll also enjoy an oversized laundry/Mud room, with a sink, and plenty of cabinet space, and a back entrance. There is beautiful oak flooring in a majority of the main level. The upper level also has oak flooring throughout, one large bedroom with a walk-in closet and 2 smaller bedrooms. Youll also find plenty of closet space and another full bath. The stairway to the lower level has high quality, new carpet, leading to a huge den, with a stone fireplace and new carpet. $320,900 Active

1114 Pipers Gap Rd Galax, Virginia

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,922 SqFt 5.860 Acres

This is a must see. Completely Remodeled 3 Bedroo/ 1.5 Bath House. Granite Countertops, New Appliances, New Heatpump in 2021. New Floor throughout with Tile In the Kitchen and Bathroom.  Conveniently located to the New River Trail and Minutes from Downtown. Move in Ready!! Book your showing today. $129,000 U

104 Cliffview Road Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,000 SqFt 0.250 Acres