Glen Allen

There are many affordable homes in Glen Allen, VA. Glen Allen is a popular suburb in Henrico County, just 14 miles north of Richmond. The community has seen a great deal of growth over the past decade and has been ranked twice on Money Magazine's annual list of the America's Best Places to Live. Today, Glen Allen is home to nearly 15,000 residents who live in single-family detached houses & condos, with many new construction homes for newcomers.

Glen Allen, VA Real Estate

Those thinking about buying Glen Allen, VA real estate will find a wide selection of amenities and recreation to fit any comfortable lifestyle. There are plenty of shopping and dining options close by to choose from. Some local attractions include the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, the historic Walkerton Tavern built in 1825, the Glen Allen Stadium, SkateNation Plus, and the pre-civil war Meadow Farm-Museum. The historical farm operates to this day within General Sheppard Crump Memorial Park, which itself has nature trails, ponds, and a playground.

Golfers will also feel right at home in Glen Allen. Local courses include The Crossings Golf Course, the Hunting Hawk Golf Club, and the private Dominion Club, which not only features an 18-hole course designed by World Golf Hall of Famer Curtis Strange, but is also home to nine lighted clay and hard surface tennis courts, as well as a junior Olympic-size swimming pool.

Families Living in Glen Allen, VA

Glen Allen, VA has a reputation for being a safe and friendly community to raise your family. There are plenty of reasons to relocate to this growing community, with education ranking high on that list. Home buyers with children will find that Glen Allen prides itself in high-quality education. Deep Run High School, for instance, was named one of "America's Best High Schools" by Newsweek Magazine, while Shady Grove Elementary has received the Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award.


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