Searching for Home Sweet Home in Charlottesville? Consider Forest Lakes

Searching for homes in Charlottesville is exciting! Our area is full of desirable residential neighborhoods, ranging from intimate communities with a handful of amenities to large, flourishing neighborhoods with almost any convenience you can think of.

If you’re craving a community that will give you access to swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, and all kinds of recreational activities, we think you’ll love living in Forest Lakes.

There’s a Lot to Love About This Large Community

road into Forest Lakes

The roads into Forest Lakes are flanked with trees

With nearly 1,400 homes (including duplexes and townhomes), Forest Lakes is easily one of the largest neighborhoods in Charlottesville. It’s also a hidden gem: Forest Lakes is tucked off of US-29 in an area packed with mature trees.

But this doesn’t mean Forest Lakes isn’t close to conveniences like grocery stores, parks, or the airport. Hollymead Town Center — home to a Harris Teeter, Target, PetSmart, and dozens of other shops and restaurants — is a mere 5-minute drive from this community!

Its Amenities are Impressive

A neighborhood’s amenities are an important factor when considering where to live. So if you’re looking for a community that offers plenty of athletic fields and fun programs, Forest Lakes is a great choice.

soccer fields in Charlottesville neighborhoodHere is a sample of what residents can enjoy while living in Forest Lakes:

  • Sports & recreation: 2 pools, 10 tennis courts, 2 soccer fields, 2 basketball courts
  • Fitness facilities: 24/7 fitness center with weight and cardio machines, neighborhood trails
  • Athletic programs: Hurricanes swim team, tennis lessons, USTA adult leagues, fitness programs
  • Community events: Forest Lakes Farmers’ Market (April to October)

Have We Mentioned It’s a Great Neighborhood?

We’ve written about Forest Lakes before — several times, in fact. It’s on our list of the top 10 neighborhoods in Charlottesville, top 5 neighborhoods in Charlottesville, and the most searched Charlottesville communities. This all due to this community’s excellent location, array of amenities, and variety of homes!

We’ll Help You Find Your Ideal Home

entrance to Forest Lakes North sectionForest Lakes is “home sweet home” for many people. We can help you find the perfect place to live in this neighborhood, whether you’re eager to live in a single-family home or a townhome.

Check out the available homes for sale here to start searching, or contact us at (434) 296-9860.