Goochland Real Estate
Situated just 32 miles from Richmond, Goochland offers plenty of open green space, fresh are, and access to the attractions of the nearby big city.
Goochland County is a traditionally-rural county within the Commonwealth of Virginia, situated just west of Virginia’s capital or Richmond. The Goochland County Public Schools opened in 1870 and have been operating continuously ever since.
Currently, Goochland County Public Schools has a K-12 enrollment of 2,400 students, which has increased by 8/8% since 2002. There are 3 elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. There are also 2 centers, one serving students who require an alternative setting, and one serving pre-school children.
In 2016, Goochland Middle School was named a National School to Watch and Byrd Elementary School was named a Distinguished Title 1 School.
Three fine wineries, a popular farmer’s market, and access to a wealth of recreational activities offers residents with things to do for the whole family. If you’re a history buff, make sure to check out Thomas Jefferson’s boyhood home of Tuckahoe Plantation, a registered National Historic Landmark. Enjoy outdoor recreation such as cycling, hiking, hunting, fishing and picnicking at one of the area’s several parks and recreational complexes.
NEIGHBORHOODS AND HOMES
Housing options in Goochland, Virginia, are diverse, and the cost of homes for sale in Goochland is a little under the national average. The home ownership rate in Goochland is particularly high.
Options for prospective home buyers include everything from single-family homes to large multi-acre homesteads. Golf communities thrive in Goochland County, and there are also a number of apartments, townhouses, lofts, and residential communities to suit many different lifestyles and tastes. Whatever your needs, living in a Goochland neighborhood will be a wise and fulfilling choice.
What do you think? Are you interested in moving to Goochalnd? If you want to find out more information about this community, or any community in Greater Richmond area, give The Yeatman Group a call at 804.NEW.HOME, we’d love to talk to you!