Are you trying to provide security for the comfort of your family with the presence of say, high gates? Do you want to have recreational activities such as swimming, playing tennis and etc.? Are you environmentally conscious? With integrated natural energy sources like solar power, luxurious amenties and your other needs consciously considered, gated communities form the perfect nest to settle in. The Virginia Heritage Manors has many homes within a gated community constructed by the Lennar builders. Each house has 2-3 bedrooms and bathrooms . An example is the Copper Beech Circle (Avon) priced at $347,488, with its widespread area and beautiful architecture. Visit NewHomeSource to find more detailed information about homes in gated communities within Fredericksburg. For the interests of preserving the past, academics and tourism, the site of the two Battles of Fredericksburg have been preserved as the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. More than 350 buildings are scattered all around the city narrating stories from history. The St. Patrick's Cathedral and the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop is among the most popular among them. The locals can enjoy shopping at retail and commercial centers located in the heart of Fredericksburg with the Central Park being the major attraction. A wide variety of palette dishes are presented in restaurants like the Der Lindenbaum with its German cuisines or the Cabernet Grill Texas with its finest surf and turf delicacies combined with wines. The public parks like the Alum Spring Park are a delight to walk around in, as nature consumes the pollution from the urban city. The Fredericksburg City Public Schools work hard towards providing a brighter future to the local children in such a way that they are capable of attaining the best jobs available. Tourism as a result forms one of the biggest industries boosting the economy of Fredericksburg in Virginia. The subtropical climate constitutes cool winters and hot summers with nothing in the extremes, which make the city a suitable place to settle in.