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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

Cute little Bungalow, just outside the Galax city limits in Grayson County. Home features vinyl siding, vinyl windows, new floors and fresh coat of paint. There is a covered front porch and a nice sized back yard and outbuilding with a seller. This home is in close proximity to the New River and public boat landing. You are also close to downtown galax with lots of shops, restaurants, Felts park, and even the New River Trail. This home would make a great starter home, rental or a great Airbnb. As you enter the house from the front door, you enter the open living room, kitchen and eating area. Laundry is just off the kitchen. To the left of the living room are 2 bedrooms and a full bath. $114,900 U

65 Mockingbird Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 1 Baths 816 SqFt 1.300 Acres

This is an incredible opportunity to purchase a 1930s-era home with modern upgrades.  The home was previously an attorney's office so electrical and internet wiring has been upgraded.  It was recently reclassified as a residential property.  This home has magnificent wood trim, doors and flooring.  The ceilings are very high and the living and dining rooms feature ornate plaster work, crown moulding, wide baseboards and wooden doors.  The stairway to the second floor is striking with its oak treads, risers and handrails plus the unique design of the stairs.  The living room is huge with a brick fireplace on one end of the room.  There are French doors leading to both the entrance foyer and the dining room.  There is also an outside entry door from the side porch into the living room.  The dining room has a spectacular chandelier and a swinging door into the kitchen.  It has an outside entry to the back porch, too.  The roof was replaced in April 2022. $169,900 Active

310 Main Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,772 SqFt 0.227 Acres

This home sits on one lot and there is an additional lot that connects to it(two tax tickets). Master bed and bath are split from the additional two bedrooms and one full bath. Spacious eat in kitchen, with all appliances conveying. The laundry room sits off the eat in kitchen and has direct access to the one car garage, making parking and unloading the car a breeze.in all weather conditions. There is a  set of french doors in the living room that lead to a sunroom with backyard access. There is no cooling/heating in the  sunroom but could be upgraded for an additional heated area in the home. The lot with the home and the additional lot are level, leaving ample space for all outdoor activities. Come home from a long day and sit on the covered front deck and enjoy the cool mountain breeze. Minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, NC state line, City of Galax, Shopping , Hospital and 20 minutes to Sparta NC and  the New River. 30 minutes to Mt Airy NC and 60 minutes to Winston Salem NC. $124,900 Active

163 Edmonds Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,523 SqFt 1.380 Acres

This spacious, two story, brick  home in West Galax offers three bedrooms, two full, and one half bathes, a large kitchen and separate dining room, Large living room with a fireplace and  beautiful hardwood floors throughout. There is a large Bonus room on the third level that could be used as a fourth bedroom, recreation/play room or extra storage. In the full walk out basement is the laundry room and extra storage. On the exterior you will find gorgeous covered porches on three sides, a large back yard area for children or pets to play and paved driveway and road frontage. Very close and convenient to downtown and walking distance to the city schools and the Felts Park recreation department facility, where you can enjoy, indoor and outdoor pool, walking tracks and Blue grass events including Houstonfest and the Old Time Fiddlers Convention! $220,000 Active

605 McArthur St Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,100 SqFt 0.240 Acres

Very quaint bungalow right in the heart of all Galax has to offer. This home is close to everything including; shopping, hospital, grocery stores, restaurants, bowling, movie theater, New River Trail and downtown Galax. also within close proximity to Felts Park, which is home to the Galax Fiddlers convention, Hustonfest, and smoke on the Mountain. There's so much to do and its all right in your back yard. This home low maintenance with metal roof, vinyl siding, and vinyl windows. The main level has real hardwood flooring in living room and bedrooms. there's a dining room that could also serve as a third bedroom on the main, which would be a total of 4 bedrooms. just off from the laundry is a side entrance that goes out to a nice wooden deck which would be perfect for grilling out and watching the kids play in the oversized back yard. Downstairs you have an additional bedroom, den and another full bath. There is also an outside entrance, which would be great for an in-law suite. $159,900 Active

130 Clover Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,581 SqFt 0.300 Acres

Wow. So much country charm, yet within the Galax City limits. Very cozy place with plenty of yard for all your outdoor activities. Nice trees, bushes and flowers galore. There are 2 nice storage buildings on the property as well. This place is a must see. seller has been here several years and says he's enjoyed every minute of it. set outside on the front covered porch or the nice large side deck and watch the deer, rabbits, squirrels run around the yard. This is such an amazing home. As you enter the home from the front porch, you come into the nice sized living room, there is a gas log fireplace and a full bath. Large bay window, and partially vaulted ceiling. To the left of the living room is a large space that would make a great home office, nursery, study, etc. Then you enter the first of 2 bedrooms. Just through the living room you enter the kitchen which boasts newer cabinets and countertops. To the right is your laundry and half bath. To the left is the second bedroom. $174,900 U

107 Hale Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,170 SqFt 1.407 Acres

Starting Up or Slowing Down this is the perfect Home for you. 3 bedrooms, baths, Utility room, covered front porch, rear wood deck patio, covered side porch, kitchen. This would be great for a Rental House or just to down size. $69,950 Active

48 Maple Tree Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 1,030 SqFt 0.309 Acres

3 Bed 2 Bath single level home in the city of Galax $108,000 U

463 Matthews Street Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 956 SqFt 0.420 Acres

River Property at its Best! Over 335 feet on New River and the Cabin features covered front porch which looks on the River, a covered back porch, circular driveway, over 7 acres of land, 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room with a Rock Fireplace, Hardwood floors, utility room on the main floor, large kitchen with Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, full basement and the cabin comes completely furnished, Just move in!! This kind of property does not come on the market often. $359,950 P

811 River Beach Lane Galax, Virginia

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,404 SqFt 7.690 Acres

Great Rental House or Starter Home! 3 bedrooms. 1 bath, living room, kitchen, nice lot and more! $59,950 Active

352 Mockingbird Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 1 Baths 936 SqFt 0.496 Acres

GREAT LOCATION JOINING THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY AND WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE THE BLUE RIDGE MUSIC CENTER! VERY NICE FULLY FURNISHED & REMODELED 1,358 SQ. FT. MOBILE HOME IN A PRIVATE SETTING SITUATED ON 2.6 ACRES. FEATURES INCLUDE: NEW 14' X 32' SUNROOM WITH NEW MINI-SPLIT HEAT PUMP, NEW 3-TON HEAT PUMP IN THE MAIN LIVING AREA, NEW APPLIANCES, NEW FLOORING THROUGHOUT, NEW ROOF SYSTEM AND NEW 12' X 24' COVERED FRONT PORCH. ADDITIONAL MOBILE HOME FOR STORAGE OR WITH A LITTLE WORK WOULD MAKE A IDEAL AIR-BNB RENTALS. GREAT PLACE TO GET-A-WAY FROM ALL THE  HUSTLE AND BUSTLE! CALL TODAY! $174,900 Active

792 Foothills Rd Galax, Virginia

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,358 SqFt 2.600 Acres

Beautiful, like new home located in a desirable neighborhood in the City of Galax. Great location, with quiet country sitting but only minutes from shopping, hospital and the  New river trail.  Home features four bedrooms, two bathrooms, open concept kitchen and living room. Spacious bedrooms with walk-in closets, full basement and heat pump.  Full length front porch for relaxing after a long day, newly updated back deck for catching the sunsets or entertaining the family. This home has it all. Must see! $249,000 Active

102 Watson Terrace Galax, Virginia

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,760 SqFt 0.500 Acres