Short Pump has some of the most sought after real estate in the Metro Richmond area. Often considered a part of Richmond's Far West End, this Henrico County community is one of the fastest growing areas thanks to a tremendous amount of shopping and dining options. The Short Pump Town Center and numerous other retail outlets draw in great crowds from all the surrounding areas and is a convenient stop thanks to its proximity to major freeways.
Overview of Short Pump, VA Real Estate
Short Pump, VA real estate humbly grew from a quiet village to a thriving, modern suburb of more than 25,000 people. In fact, it was only in the 1990's that this sleepy rural community experienced an economic boom, as commercial and residential development in the surrounding areas started to come in. West Broad Street, which runs right through Short Pump, was widened to six lanes in order to improve traffic flow. This caught the attention of big-name retailers like Wal-Mart and Home Depot, who decided to set up shop in Short Pump. With easy access to amenities and a promise of short commute times, new residents began pouring in. Today, there are plenty of shopping and entertainment options to keep residents and visitors busy, such as the 1.3 million sq. ft. Short Pump Town Center, retail, and dining at West Broad Village, several high-end restaurants, and spas, family-friendly attractions like SkateNation Plus, Bowl America, and a 14-screen movie theater with IMAX.
Types of Short Pump Homes For Sale
Short Pump homes for sale cater to all sorts of buyers- luxury home buyers, first-timers, families, retirees, and property investors. Everyone can choose from a nice mix of new constructions, older detached houses, townhomes, and condominiums. High-end luxury properties in Short Pump and nearby areas can be found in affluent neighborhoods like Twin Hickory, Barrington, and Foxhall. Safe friendly neighborhoods, excellent schooling, walkable amenities, and convenient commutes to Richmond and other places, make Short Pump real estate highly desirable among Central Virginia locals.
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Updated:29th July, 2021 7:15 AM (UTC).