Short Pump, Wyndham and Glen Allen Rank High in Henrico County

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Community pride is definitely common across the country. Thanks to Niche’s incredible list of rankings, a new kind of pride is about to become very real. According to, Henrico County has three communities that are worth checking out, and Boone Homes happens to build in those very three communities.

Short Pump

Short pump is an ideal location in Henrico County for a variety of reasons. Based on crime, public schools, cost of living, job opportunities and local amenities, Niche has ranked Short Pump as the No.1 best place to live in Henrico County. Not only that, but it’s also ranked as the No.1 place to raise a family, No.2 best place for millennials and No.2 best public school system. In the state of Virginia, Short Pump comes in as No.11 best places to live and No.14 in best places to buy a home. 

For new home buyers and residents alike that want to enjoy leisurely shopping, each of our communities is located within minutes of the popular Short Pump Town Center. This complex features over 140 high-end retail stores, world-class dining options and top-of-the line attractions. Shoppers get the true retail experience walking along beautifully landscaped walkways with hanging lanterns. The Short Pump Town Center also offers an excellent selection of dining options. Whether you want to stop for a quick cup of coffee, a glass of wine, or sit down with the family for a gourmet meal, this complex has a little bit of everything.


The Wyndham community is known for its wide variety of amenities. Residents enjoy tennis courts, a soccer field, basketball court, tot lots, a sparkling swimming pool, gazebo and amphitheater. Residents have the option to join the exclusive Dominion Club, which will provide them with access to the community’s 18-hole golf course, driving range, tennis center, fitness center, swimming pool and 28,000 square foot clubhouse, which is home to the Wyndham Grill and private dining and meeting rooms.

According to Niche rankings, Wyndham comes in at No.3 of the best places to live in Henrico County. Even better, it’s ranked as No.1 for best public school, No.2 for the best place to raise a family and No. 9 for the best place for millennials. In the state of Virginia, Wyndham came in at no.19 for the best area to buy a home.

Glen Allen

When you live in Glen Allen, there is always something to do, attractions to see and restaurants to visit. Neighborhoods are quiet and some are even wooded. While you enjoy the peace around your home, it’s also good to know that a few short miles away there is exceptional shopping and dining. This delightful spot between Richmond and Short Pump offers the perfect location for families, young professionals and retirees. Because of these statistics, Niche has ranked Glen Allen as the number No. 6 best place to live in Henrico County, as well as the No. 5 best place to raise a family.

Boone Homes is pleased to offer top-quality crafted homes in the Richmond area for nearly 30 years. Whether you are starting from scratch in your new-home search or looking to buy a move-in-ready home, Boone Homes has the perfect house for you to call home. Check out these new homes in the Short Pump area, Wyndham and Glen Allen that are available for quick delivery now. For more information on our home and communities, visit