Culpeper: A Thriving Community

Northridge Location MapLiving in Culpeper puts you in the center of a thriving community! The Culpeper area isrich with history and full of resources like great shopping, dining, and entertainment. Use the links below to learn more about all that living in Culpeper has to offer:

Culpeper, Virginia is centrally located between Washington, DC, and Charlottesville, the home of Thomas Jefferson and the University of Virginia. Your Northridge apartment is the perfect place to begin a new adventure or chapter of your life. Nestled in the Piedmont River Valley and framed by the Rappahannock and Rapidan Rivers, Culpeper is surrounded by a wealth of outdoor adventure opportunities. Culpeper’s well-preserved historic downtown is filled with quaint boutiques, exciting restaurants, gourmet shops, and antique stores.

Culpeper is tucked into the eastern base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, enveloped by the Rappahannock River basin, making its countryside beautiful and filled with wonder. This is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon driving by horse farms, vineyards, and lovely country estates. Historic churches dot the rolling green hills, and the mountains create breathtaking views.

The city of Culpeper maintains a delightful balance between the old and the new, allowing history and tradition to join with modern design and new ideas to create a community that really allows you to enjoy the best of all worlds.

Learn more about Culpeper and the surrounding area by visiting the sites below:


Downtown Culpeper has become one of the best shopping areas on the east coast. The shopping scene that awaits you just outside your Culpeper apartment includes a wide variety of unique shops, providing one-of-a-kind gifts, Virginia products, global treasures, original art and artisan crafts, as well as nostalgic antiques. Culpeper shopping is also the perfect haven for the gourmet or budding foodie with wine, cheese, and culinary shops and cafes for relaxing and enjoying the moment. Your Culpeper apartment also places you conveniently near larger retail stores, with several upscale shopping centers in the area. Culpeper shopping has something for everyone! Below is a list of some of Culpeper’s many shopping opportunities:

Antiques / Consignment

Food, Wine & Culinary

Services & Shops


Culpeper continues to rank as one of Virginia’s most popular dining destinations. Dining options near your Culpeper apartment include so many choices, from smoked barbecue to the freshest handcut sushi. Culpeper dining also offers a wide variety of fresh, local cuisine that makes the most of a vibrant farming culture. The farm-to-table movement thrives here, allowing local chefs to prepare dishes that are fresh and “right from the farm”. Farmers Markets allow you to bring the best ingredients back to your Culpeper apartment, making every night a gourmet dining experience! Below are a few of our favorites:

Bakery / Coffee

Caf├ęs / Ice Cream

Breweries & Wineries