Murphy, Blacksburg, VA

Murphy Neighborhood Guide Blacksburg, VA

About

The Murphy neighborhood in Blacksburg, Virginia is a tranquil residential area located just off the South Main Street. This idyllic neighborhood is nestled in the heart of the city, giving its residents easy access to Virginia Tech, making it particularly attractive to university staff and students. The area is bordered by the bustling 460 Highway, providing a direct route to the rest of Virginia. Murphy boasts a good mix of residential homes, green spaces, and local amenities, providing a comfortable and convenient lifestyle.

What You Will Love About Murphy, Blacksburg, Virginia

  • The Murphy neighborhood offers a peaceful vibe with easy accessibility to the city's amenities, making it perfect for those seeking a balance between city and suburban living.
  • The proximity to Virginia Tech makes it a preferred choice for people associated with the university.
  • Easy access to the 460 Highway, allowing for convenient commutes.

What's Nearby

The Murphy neighborhood is just a stone's throw from downtown Blacksburg, where residents can enjoy a plethora of restaurants, shops, and entertainment options. The Virginia Tech campus is also nearby, offering educational and cultural opportunities. Huckleberry Trail, a popular spot for outdoor activities, is just minutes away.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Murphy is laid-back yet vibrant, with close-knit community connections. With easy access to both natural beauty and urban amenities, residents enjoy a balanced lifestyle. The proximity to Virginia Tech also brings a youthful energy to the area.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 42 restaurants, 2 grocery stores, and 3 parks within a mile of the Murphy neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1413 N Main St

  • SHOPPING
    Patrick Henry Center

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.5 miles

    1413 N Main St

  • GROCERY
    Eats Natural Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Health Food Store

    1.2 miles

    708 N Main St

Murphy Apartments and Rentals

53 Rental properties in Murphy, Blacksburg, VA.

  • Mt Tabor Village Apartments property

    $1,800

    Mt Tabor Village Apartments

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1248 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Fieldstone property

    $865+

    Fieldstone

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    733–1265 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Apartment Heights property

    $860+

    Apartment Heights

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    500–950 Sqft

  • Windsor Hills property

    $1,092+

    Windsor Hills

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    389–1314 Sqft

  • 1902-B Tabor Village Dr property

    $1,800

    1902-B Tabor Village Dr

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

  • 810 Patrick Henry Dr property

    $2,195

    810 Patrick Henry Dr

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
19.9%
10.3%
utilities
10.1%
6.3%
food
4.4%
2.6%
transportation
8.6%
11.1%
healthcare
6.6%
7.6%

Murphy Demographics

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Murphy Reviews

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  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

Murphy Schools

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