Homes & Real Estate
Chesterfield County offers something for everyone, from first-time homebuyers to those looking for lakefront property. With several years of double-digit appreciation, the county’s real estate market is thriving thanks to record low interest rates.
Southern and southeast Chesterfield County offer some of the most affordable housing in the area. In proximity to manufacturing, the area is also home to many of Richmond’s major employers, such as DuPont, Philip Morris, Fort Lee and Defense General Supply. Exciting venues exist in the charming village of Chester, while the area along Iron Bridge Road east of Chesterfield Courthouse continues to attract additional retail outlets. A picturesque lake, a private golf course, and spacious lots are just a few amenities offered at Chesdin Landing for those seeking a country lifestyle.
Midlothian remains one of the region’s fastest growing communities. Residents in the suburban neighborhoods such as Queensmill, Salisbury, and Otterdale, as well as Old Buckingham Station Apartments, enjoy their recent ranking as the 37th best place to live in the nation from Money magazine.
Historic Bon Air was once known as a getaway for Richmond’s wealthiest 19th-century city dwellers. An influx of permanent residents followed, building charming Victorian homes loaded with gingerbread trim. Turn-of-the-century mansions still loom along the winding roads of these quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods.
Western Chesterfield County is experiencing a surge of growth. With award-winning neighborhoods like Brandermill, Woodlake and Hampton Park, among others, “amenity” is the key word. From lakes, golf, tennis, pools, shopping areas, office parks and biking trails, these neighborhoods are a perfect place to call home.
Mature and established neighborhoods can be found in eastern Chesterfield County, offering short commutes to area jobs and easy access to I-95 and I-295. For those looking for maintenance-free living, a multitude of choices are available. Approximately 16,000 multi-family residences include apartments, condominiums and townhouses with new developments under way.
What do those who have chosen to live here have to say about Chesterfield County? In a survey conducted in 2005, 94 percent of county residents surveyed said Chesterfield County is a good or excellent place to live. It’s hard to get nine out of ten people to agree on anything!