Are you looking for a low maintenance, easy-living lifestyle in Chester? Chester Village Green may be the perfect neighborhood for you! Chester Village Green is located in 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. The Chester, VA area overall is home to some of the more fairly priced properties in metro Richmond, and Chester Village is no exception. Residents also get to enjoy a city-living feel within the neighborhood and close proximity to Highways 288 and 301, and Interstate 95. Plus, central Richmond is located just 15 miles up the interstate.
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 and businesses.
What to Love
- Easy Low-Maintenance Living
- Highly Walkable Location
- Urban Living Feel
Those looking to live a more laid-back lifestyle tend to find themselves in Chester Village Green. Most residents choose this neighborhood because of the walkability, affordable home prices in Chester, VA, and all of the exterior maintenance that is included in the HOA. Chester Village Green'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 areas easy.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
Just a short drive up the road, El Patron Cantina is one of the neighborhood's favorite watering holes 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.
Things To Do
Chester Village Green is known for the green spaces, sidewalks, and walkability to some of Chester's best businesses and restaurants. However, if you're looking for a change of scenery, 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.
Annemarie Hensley and Team Hensley have helped many families buy and sell homes in Chester, VA! We would be happy to answer any questions you may have about this community. Want to learn more about other neighborhoods in Chesterfield County? We can help with that too. Contact us today!