2024 Best of Lake Anna Readers’ Choice Winners

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Auto Services Best Detailer Gold Mid-Atlantic Lake Anna Detailing Silver Gibson’s Auto Services Bronze Hawley’s Auto Care Fine Lines Detailing Foxbrook Auto & Aircraft Detailing Best Mechanic Gold Gibson’s Auto Services Silver Navarre’s Auto Services Bronze A&N Diesel Repair Weaver Services Inc Precision Wholesale Transmission Best Gas Station Gold Elk Creek Country Store Silver Sheetz Louisa Bronze Dickinson’s Store 208 …

13,000 Square Feet of Endless Inspiration: Lake Anna Photography’s Carol Barker Wyatt and John Heishman 

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Living and working in Lake Anna, John and Carol are inspired by the community’s supportive nature. They admire free thinkers and those who defy societal norms, drawing inspiration from diverse sources. Carol and John’s story is one of passion, dedication, and the relentless pursuit of excellence in capturing life’s most meaningful moments.  “I GET THE MOST SATISFACTION IN MY WORK …

The Art of Words: Meet Jennifer Bailey

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Editor Jennifer Bailey, Readers’ Choice Gold Winner for Best Innovator; Silver for Best Business Person  Since practicing as editor of her college newspaper, Jen has been weaving magic through words as the visionary behind Lake Anna Media Group. A storyteller at heart, Jen’s journey began in the bustling newsrooms of California, where her passion for writing took root. After relocating to …

Best Real Estate Agent: Meet Ashley & Grayson Hoffman 

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Readers’ Choice Gold Winners for Best Real Estate Agent & Best Real Estate Company  The best of the best at Lake Anna. Ashley Hoffman has been the top-producing real estate agent at Lake Anna since 2018, with over 500 million dollars in total real estate sales. In 2023 alone, Ashley and her business partner (and husband) Grayson Hoffman transacted over …

The Lake Anna Feels (Editor’s Choice)

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By Jennifer and David Bailey Watching in the background of this competition, we’ve patiently observed our readers choose people and places to become ‘Best of’ nominees and finalists. While our editing team has abstained from voting, we’ve cast our own list of winners… best-kept secrets that we think are unique and special about this place, but don’t necessarily fit into …

Lake Anna Golf Cart Shenanigans 

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Golf cart parades aren’t just for campgrounds and marinas; at Lake Anna, they have become a beloved tradition that unites the community in celebration. Homeowners’ associations (HOAs) around Lake Anna actively organize and participate in these events, turning ordinary golf carts into dazzling displays of creativity and fun for all ages! Lake Anna’s 4th of July parades come alive with …

Lake Anna Pontooning Playlist

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From country to rock, pop, and reggae… keep your day groovin’ with this broad mix of breezy, feel-good tunes.  Karaoke Night Favorites: Cap off your evening with a karaoke session featuring crowd-pleasers that everyone can sing along to. Classic choices like Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’,” pop hits like Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off,” and timeless duets like “Summer Nights” from …

Introducing the 2024 Best of Lake Anna Readers’ Choice Awards

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With almost 46,000 votes and 1,600 nominations, the inaugural Best of Lake Anna offers a glimpse into the quality of community and service in this vibrant and growing region. This annual event celebrates some of the people and places that make Lake Anna unique, highlighting outstanding businesses, exceptional services, and dedicated individuals who contribute to making our community a wonderful …

A History Lesson For Lovers of Lake Anna

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Can you hear it? The gentle lapping of water against the shore; a soothing and profound melody that resonates with peace throughout the mind and body. This serene sound, a hallmark of Lake Anna, Virginia, is just one of the many reasons families flock to our docks and beaches year after year.  But beneath the peaceful surface of this modern-day …

Paws and Pints: Exploring Pet-Friendly Venues around Lake Anna

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Whether your furry companion is large or small, fluffy or chunky, one thing is for sure: pet lovers at Lake Anna never have to leave their four-legged friends behind when venturing out. From lakeside breweries to vineyards with resident feline hosts, this area offers a plethora of pet-friendly spots for locals and visitors alike. One such beloved character on the …