Colonial Heights VA Real Estate
Colonial Heights, Virginia is a community of approximately 17676 people, located in Dinwiddie County, Virginia. It is also considered to be part of the Richmond-Petersburg MSA metropolitan area.
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About Colonial Heights, Virginia Properties for Sale
The following types of housing are readily available in and around Colonial Heights, VA:
- Single family homes from $100000 to $1000000
- Townhouses & Condos from $150000 to $275000
- Duplex & multi-unit housing from $110000 to $200000
- Lots for sale from $35000 to $175000
- Waterfront property from $100000 to $250000
In 2007, there were approximately 80 real estate and property transactions in the Colonial Heights, Virginia area. Prices for property in this community are expected to decrease over the next 12 months.
Local neighborhoods and subdivisions include Archer Bluff, Bradsher, Conjurers Neck, Dunlop Farms, Sherwood Hills, Kennon Pointe, Edinborough, Briarcliffe, White Bank Landing, Mt Pleasant Acres, Gills Point, Cedar Trace, Covington Acres, Colonial Hills, Ashby Acres, Colonial Gardens, Chesterfield Heights, Wrights Estates, Grove Park, Riverside Park, Hillcrest, Laurel Hill, Lakeview, Holly Grove, Bent Oaks, Brentwood, Highland Park, Huntington Hill, Thompsons Gardens, Tussing, Woodlawn. The zip code for Colonial Heights is 23834.
Colonial Heights Education
Public schools serving families in the area include Colonial Heights High School (9-12), Colonial Heights Technical Center (9-12), Colonial Heights Middle School (6-8), & three elementary schools (K-5), Tussing Elementary, Lakeview Elementary, and North Elementary School.
Commuting and Traveling from Colonial Heights
Commuters in this area are served by train, with the Amtrack - Petersburg (3 miles) at 3516 South Street & Richmond (19 miles) at 1500 Main Street station. By highway Colonial Heights enjoys direct access to Interstate 95, the primary north-south corridor for the eastern seaboard, via two interchanges within the city limits. Interstate 85 begins only 3 miles south of the City, providing access to Durham and central North Carolina. In addition, Interstate 64 connects with Interstate 95 approximately 20 miles north of Colonial Heights in the state capitol of Richmond. Interstate 64 is the primary east-west highway in Virginia, connecting the Hampton Roads area, Richmond, and western Virginia. Interstate 295, which partially encircles Richmond, provides access to the greater Richmond area and exits less than five miles from the City. U.S. 460 runs through the City and provides additional access to southern Hampton Roads to the east and to the cities of Lynchburg and Roanoke to the west. In addition to the highways mentioned above, there are two other major recent highway projects that further enhance the greater Richmond area's transportation options. State Route 288 provides a north-south connector highway west of Richmond through Chesterfield County and Goochland County. Route 288 connects Interstate 64 in Goochland County west of Richmond with the Powhite Parkway extension (Route 76) in Chesterfield County west-southwest of Richmond and with Interstate 95 between Richmond and the City. The second major project is the Route 895 connector project which is also known as the Pocahontas Parkway. This highway is an 8.8 mile toll road that connects the Chippenham Parkway at Interstate 95 in Chesterfield County with Interstate 295 south of the Richmond International Airport in Henrico County southeast of Richmond. freeway interchanges.
Colonial Heights Employers
The community was founded in approximately 1926. The local major employers are U.S. Army Quartermasters Center, Fort Lee, Central State Hospital, Southside Virginia Training Center, Southside Regional Medical Center, Southpark Mall, Wal-Mart, Ukrops Supermarket, Colonial Heights Convalescent Center, Sames Club, Home Depot, and Virginia State University.
Colonial Heights Events, Recreational Activities and Parks
Local events and activities include Fort Clifton Arts & Crafts Festival in May and the Jaycees Annual Christmas Parade in December. Harbor Blast is a 13-show event featuring your favorite local bands in April. HQL Shrimp Blast is in August.
Exceptional recreational opportunities in and around the region include Colonial Heights Soccer Association, Colonial Heights Swim & Yacht Club, Sherwood Hills Swim Club, Swader's Sports Park, Colonial Heights Youth Baseball & Softball Leagues, Colonial Heights Adult Softball League, Colonial Heights Youth Wrestling.
Other notable features of the area are White Bank Park, which consists of 22 acres overlooking Swift Creek, and is located across from Tussing Elementary School on White Bank Park Road. The park includes two picnic pavilions which accommodate 200 - 300 people each, and 8 individual picnic shelters for smaller groups. It also provides 2 horseshoe pits, boat ramp/canoe launch, 2 playground areas, restrooms, 2 volleyball courts, multi-purpose play areas, scenic overlook, & fishing pier.
Berberich Park / Fort Clifton is located behind Tussing School on Brockwell Lane and consists of 24 acres overlooking the Appomattox River with a picnic pavilion which accommodates about 60 people.
Earthworks Criss-cross Park is part of Fort Clifton, where 5 Union ships sailed up the Appomattox River to shell Confederate troops at the fort on June 11, 1864. The Confederate Battery with cannon emplacements remained in Confederate hands as the cannons drove the Union attackers away. Site of Fort Clifton Arts & Crafts Festival each May. The park's amenities for your enjoyment include a fishing pier, amphitheater, band shell, restrooms, playground/ball field, water/electricity, 3 individual picnic shelters, & scenic overlook, and hiking trails.
Located at Swift Creek Lake on Lake Avenue off the Boulevard, Lakeview Park consists of 2.7 acres on Swift Creek Lake. Amenities include a picnic pavilion accommodating about 60 people, a boat ramp/canoe launch, fishing dock, tennis courts, playground equipment, water/electricity, & individual picnic tables. No gasoline powered boats are allowed.
Floral Avenue Park is located at the corner of E. Westover and Floral Avenue (.3 acres). This park includes a tot lot, playground equipment and basketball goal.
Wakefield Park is on Wakefield Avenue between E Street and F Street (.4 acres). This park includes a tot lot & playground equipment,.
Edinborough Park is located in Edinborough Subdivision off Conduit Road (2.5 acres) and includes a tot lot, playground equipment, basketball goal, & picnic shelter.
Located at intersection of Norfolk & Lafayette Avenues (2.1 Acres), Floral Hill Park includes a tot lot & playground equipment.
War Memorial is located on the Boulevard between Lee Avenue and Lafayette Avenue and is a memorial tribute to military personnel killed while in service to their country. Memorial services are held each Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
Mike May, Colonial Heights VA Real Estate Agent
Mike May, CRS, GRI and e-Pro, has been serving the Colonial Heights VA since 1988. He is associated with Harris & Associates. For superior real estate service in and near Colonial Heights, contact Mike today at 804.731.0111!