Welcome to Arbor Landing
Fairly priced homes in Chester, VA.
For those who may be interested in purchasing their first home in Chester, Arbor Landing is one of the more popular choices. Home to some of the more fairly priced properties in the area, Arbor Landing residents still enjoy a plethora of great amenities for all family members and close proximity to Highways 288 and 301, and Interstate 95. With central Richmond located just 15 miles up the interstate, exciting nights out enjoying downtown's nightlife, culture, and culinary scenes are frequently enjoyed pleasures.
The surrounding Chester neighborhood was first established around the year 1900. Chester was a stop along the railroad and is fraught with historic significance. The site of both American Revolution and Civil War battle sites, Chester has since grown from their once-quaint origins into a bustling community which has recently seen an uptick in brand-new homes. Many of Arbor Landing’s homes, both newer and more established, are spacious, feature traditional colonial accents and style, and have proven to be a great value over the years.
What to Love
- One of the area’s more fairly priced residential enclaves
- Convenient location positions residents along multiple major thoroughfares
- A great concentration of several newer built homes
Those looking to live a more laid-back lifestyle tend to find themselves in Arbor Landing. Home to some of the better-priced homes in the area, many residents are very impressed with the great value which has attracted many who may be looking to get into their first home. Arbor Landing’s agreeable prices do not equal a discrepancy in other lifestyle factors - the community is centrally located, making commutes to the office or excursions to neighboring villages easy. In these other nearby villages, locals can find uber-convenient big-box stores, local eats, and adorable, old-timey shops in Chester‘s quaint downtown.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
Those needing to get out of the house are never more than a few minutes away from anything one could ever want or need. Both nationally recognized names and local favorites abound, offering a sweet mix of middle-ground options.
El Patron Cantina is one of the neighborhood's favorite watering holes, great for young professionals, families, and everyone in between. A spacious, airy dining room with soaring ceilings is accented by bright colors and rustic, traditional decor, where guests enjoy south-of-the-border plates of enchiladas, tacos, grande burritos, and other traditional favorites. Their selection of colorful, frozen margaritas in a variety of flavors is the best accompaniment for dinnertime.
A large selection of fresh seafood is served at Riptides. This family-owned and operated restaurant boasts a smart, yet casual dining room, oyster bar, and only uses the highest quality of local ingredients. Riptides’ crabcakes, crab legs, fried shrimp basket, and frog legs are some of the top sellers from their all-encompassing menu featuring a wide array of regional seafood favorites.
Arbor Landing is a short drive away from quaint, picturesque, downtown Chester. The picture-perfect epitome of old-fashioned American “Main Street” districts, downtown Chester is home to unique restaurants, shops, green spaces, and the charm and manners of a past era.
Arbor Landing is also very close to several convenient big-box brands. Walmart, Kroger, Aldi, and Lidl are all found just down the road, making errands easy to take care of, while offering multiple shopping options to residents.
Things To Do
Arbor Landing is plentiful with beautiful parks and outdoor spaces, easily making this one of locals’ favorite ways to spend free time. Iron Bridge Park is one of the more popular sites in the area, and also one of the largest. On its protected 187 acres, visitors can find sporting fields and courts, playgrounds, picnic tables, and close proximity to the First Tee Golf Course. Located in adjacent Harry G Daniel Park, the course does offer membership programs but is open to the public as a whole. The golf course also hosts events throughout the year, such as tournaments for golfers of all ages.