Friday April 17, 2020
Choosing the best place to build your new home is no small feat. So if you've decided to settle in or around Richmond, Virginia: congratulations! You're one step closer to building your dream home.
But first, you need to choose the right neighborhood.
Richmond and surrounding areas are home to quaint and upscale neighborhoods alike. With so many, how will you ever choose? Don't stress because we're here to help you pick with this guide to the best neighborhoods in Richmond, VA.
Ready to stop searching and start building? Keep reading for our top five Richmond, VA neighborhoods and suburbs. Plus, stick around to learn about the best custom home builders in the Richmond area.
1. Glen Allen, VA
Are you looking to settle down and start a family? Look no further than Glen Allen, VA to call your new home. This neighborhood is a stone's throw from Richmond so you'll be close to the action while also getting the breathing room you need to unwind after work.
This neighborhood has a suburb-y feel and schools that rank above average for the state. With a population of more than 16,000 residents, Glen Allen is the perfect neighborhood to build your new home.
Wyndham, VA is a highly upscale neighborhood. An energy efficient, single family, 4 bedroom home by Boone Homes in Wyndham starts at $610,000. With a population of over 10,000 and the highest rated schools around, Wyndham is perfect for established families.
3. Midlothian, VA
If you're moving to the Richmond area specifically for the town's deep history, you need to check out Midlothian, VA. Only a few miles West of the old Confederate capital, historical Midlothian is a mix of both old and new. That's why it's a top choice for retirees.
While many of the homes are historic relics of years past, your new custom home will fit right in with the newer developments on the outskirts of town. And if you're a history buff, you'll love the nearby historic parks and churches.
4. Short Pump, VA
Short Pump, VA is a lovely suburb full of coffee shops, restaurants, and parks. This town offers a family vibe and high-rated public schools. What's more, this neighborhood is a hot market for renters so you can sublet your dream home while away on summer vacations.
5. Manakin-Sabot, VA
Northwest of Richmond you'll find the suburb of Manakin-Sabot. This quaint town was historically two villages-- Manakin and Sabot. Today, it has a population of under 5,000 residents with an above-average growth rate of 7.6 percent in the last 10 years.
Despite its size, Manakin-Sabot is home to some seriously upscale neighborhoods. The starting price for a new home by Boone Homes in Manakin-Sabot is $520,000 and the cost of living in this town is about 30 percent higher than the national average.
Build a Home in One of the Best Neighborhoods in Richmond, VA
Have you decided to build your dream home in one of these best neighborhoods in Richmond, VA? Then you need to call Boone Homes - the preeminent custom home builders in and around Richmond. Contact us today to find out how we can help you settle down in a beautiful home that's custom made for you!