Chesterfield Real Estate
Nestled between the James and Appomattox Rivers, Chesterfield County is full of natural beauty and rich history. Fewer than 20 miles from Virginia’s capital and home to more than $315,000 people, Chesterfield is a highly desired community ideal for residents to live, work, and more.
Chesterfield County Public Schools is an award winning school system in the state of Virginia, enrolling over 58,000 students in 62 schools. There are 38 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, and 11 high schools. Of the 11 high schools, students have the ability to enroll in 13 different specialty centers, 3 technical centers, and 2 Governor’s Schools.
The reputation of the public schools in Chesterfield County often inspire many families to move here. Chesterfield is among the country’s 70 largest school systems. Chesterfield County students continue to outperform their peers year after year with their Standards of Learning tests. More than 4,300 students graduated in 2016, 59% earning advanced diplomas, and 83% planned on continuing their education. The graduation rate in Chesterfield continues to outpace the state average. In 2015, the graduation rate for Chesterfield was 91%, whereas Virginia’s was 90.5%.
Whether you’re a history buff or a nature lover, there’s plenty to see and do in Chesterfield County, including the Chesterfield Museum, the Magnolia Grange Plantation House, the Pocahontas State Park, and more! If you are looking to shop and eat, residents enjoy a variety of restaurants and local retail stores, including the Chesterfield Towne Center Mall.
NEIGHBORHOODS AND HOMES
Chesterfield consists of historic houses as well as modern suburban developments, including single-family homes, townhouses, condos, and apartments. Whether you’re moving with a large family or alone, you’ll find housing options in Chesterfield that suit you and your needs. There are a variety of home styles, including ranch, colonial, split-level, and more. Chesterfield, VA, is a convenient place to live for those working in Richmond. It’s also affordable, with real estate typically lower than the state’s average.
What do you think? Are you interested in moving to The Villages at Charter Colony? If you want to find out more information about this community, or any community in Chesterfield or the Greater Richmond area, give The Yeatman Group a call at 804.NEW.HOME, we’d love to talk to you!