Stafford Extended Stay Apartments
Stafford County furnished apartment residents will enjoy their extended-stay midway between the metropolitan areas of Washington, D. C. and Richmond, the capital of Virginia. Marine Corps Base Quantico, the “Crossroads of the Marine Corps”, occupies 30,527 acres in the northern end of the County. Several federal agencies have established prestigious programs at Quantico, including: the FBI Academy, the FBI National Crime Lab, a DEA School and the U.S. State Department's Marine Security Battalion.
Recreational opportunities abound for temporary housing residents in more than 1,000 acres of County, regional, state and national parks. Stafford offers numerous sports amenities to including 5 private marinas, 2 public fishing lakes, 7 County parks, 188 acres of athletic fields and 3 golf courses. The Rappahannock River, once a popular shipping route to the historic port of Falmouth, flows along the southern boundary of the County. The Rappahannock has been designated as a State Scenic River, and offers abundant wildlife habitat and scenic recreational opportunities.
Stafford continues to maintain a strong connection with its rich historical tradition. Corporate housing residents can tour Ferry Farm and other compelling historical sites such as Chatham Manor, the Union Headquarters during the Battle of Fredericksburg; Belmont, the 18th century home of American artist Gari Melchers; and Aquia Church, one of the oldest colonial churches in the United States.
Stafford is also the site of many businesses, including BAE Systems, Battelle, GEICO Insurance, General Dynamics and L-3 Communications. Stafford offers corporate housing residents excellent public services, including one of the best school systems in the Commonwealth.
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