Located in the Piedmont region of Virginia, Powhatan County is a highly- desirable residential area in the Greater Richmond Region. It is home to more than 28,000 residents who enjoy a peaceful semi-rural lifestyle while located just 20 miles west of the urban center of Richmond.
The US Route 60 highway cuts across the county and serves as the primary thoroughfare providing access to its communities. US Route 522 also connects Powhatan to destinations in the north until it converges with Route 60.
While development of suburban residential housing and retail projects are ongoing, the county maintains a charming agrarian character. There are plenty of opportunities to own expansive parcels of land. Residents enjoy a laidback environment that supports and encourages equestrian activities.
Real estate in Powhatan County
Residential developments since the turn of the century have been adding to the housing stock in Powhatan County. If you are interested in owning a home here, you can start by inquiring about these subdivisions:
- Bel Crest
- Branchway Forest
- Chatsworth at Mill Quarter
- Dorset Ridge
- Chestnut Oaks
- Fighting Creek
- Greywalls at Fine Creek
- Holly Hills
- Maple Grove
- Mill Quarter
- Sparrows Landing
- Walnut Creek
Powhatan County is a peaceful locale where affluent home buyers can find sprawling luxury estates. Because of the county’s northern boundaries stretching along the banks of the James River, buyers can find excellent opportunities to own a lovely riverfront property close to this well-known body of water.
Popular architectural styles in Powhatan County include Colonial, Craftsman, and Ranch designs. New construction in the area is increasing the prevalence of transitional and custom house designs.
Real estate opportunities here also include expansive yet reasonably-priced acreage for either residential or agri-business use.
Attractions and Activities in Powhatan County
- Festival of the Grape
- A selection of equestrian attractions and services
- The Mill at Fine Creek
A Powhatan County tradition since 2002, this event brings together wine lovers and tastemakers to the Historic Courthouse Square for some spirited merry-making. If you can’t make it to the October festival, you can also check out local vineyards like Skippers Creek and the Bodie Vineyards any time of the year.
Powhatan County’s beautiful rural landscapes make it ideal for equestrian activities. From trail rides to equestrian shows and all-ages riding lessons, the county’s numerous stables and horse farms offer enjoyable outdoor activities for the entire family. The county also holds an annual event called the Celebration of the Horse.
A popular choice for weddings and banquets, this historic property offers 10 acres of picturesque space as venue for unforgettable special events. The area features the remnants of an old grist mill from Powhatan’s storied past, as well as lush gardens and private cottages. The Fine Creek Brewing Company is also located within the venue premises.
With integrity, dedication, innovation, and a deep-rooted knowledge of the Greater Richmond area, Shaheen, Ruth, Martin, & Fonville Real Estate is your ideal partner in finding that perfect Central Virginia home. Contact the team at804-288-1400 or send an email at Info@SRMFRE.com to schedule an appointment.