Top 5 Reasons to Live in Forest Lakes

Charlottesville, Virginia is full of wonderful neighborhoods and beautiful homes. But with so many great housing options, how do you decide where to live?

We encourage you to consider Forest Lakes, one of Charlottesville’s largest and best residential communities. Let’s explore just a portion of what this neighborhood offers.

Life is Great in Forest Lakes

Just about 15 minutes from Downtown Charlottesville along Seminole Trail, Forest Lakes is conveniently located and provides nearly 1,400 houses, duplexes, and townhouses in the subdivision.

You’ll find a variety of housing options even within the neighborhood! Here are the five best parts about living in Forest Lakes:

apple on a stack of books behind a chalkboard5. Fantastic School District

Students living in Forest Lakes are assigned to K-12 public schools in Albemarle County Public Schools. The district has recently received grants to fund innovative programs, and its students have received top awards in everything from the Piedmont Regional Science Fair to an international mentorship program.

Residents of Forest Lakes will receive a high-quality education living in the neighborhood and attending ACPS schools.

4. A Variety of Nearby Attractions

With Forest Lakes’s ideal location, you can access an array of things to do just outside your home.

Hollymead Town Center is across the street from the subdivision, and there’s a lake and interconnecting trails in the Forest Lakes area. Further down the street, Forest Lakes residents can access the best of outdoor living at Ivy Creek Natural Area, or shop and dine at Charlottesville Fashion Square Mall. The possibilities for entertainment near Forest Lakes are endless.

3. A Great Swim Team and Tennis Academy

Find your A-game with community tennis lessons and youth summer camps at Forest Lakes’s own tennis academy! For swimmers, the Hurricanes are the neighborhood swim team, recently taking 6th place in the Jefferson Swim League Championship.

green tennis court and net2. Stellar Neighborhood Amenities

Stay active in your neighborhood with a plethora of amenities at Forest Lakes — winding paths, basketball courts, swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, soccer fields, and more!

1. Beautiful Homes

With a variety of housing options, you’ll be sure to find the home that accentuates your lifestyle. Home prices range from $175,000 to $600,000 and sizes from 1,290 square feet to 4,000 square feet. View all homes for sale in Forest Lakes and discover your real estate dream come true in Charlottesville!

Let’s Talk about Living in Charlottesville

The Chase Team is your source for buying a home in Charlottesville.

If you want to tour one of these magnificent Forest Lakes properties, give us a call today at (877) 296-9860 or email to set up a showing time that works for you.