Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA
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Westlake Hills Neighborhood Guide Richmond, VA

About

Westlake Hills is a charming residential neighborhood nestled in the southwest section of Richmond, Virginia. It sits conveniently near the intersection of Chippenham Parkway and Powhite Parkway, providing easy access to the center of Richmond and beyond. The neighborhood is well-known for its leafy ambiance and a variety of home types, that range from charming bungalows to larger updated homes. Amidst its tranquil environment, the community is just a short drive away from local amenities and attractions such as Forest Hill Park and the James River.

What You Will Love about Westlake Hills, Richmond, Virginia

  • A tranquil and vibrant residential community that offers a variety of home style options.
  • Proximity to Chippenham Parkway and Powhite Parkway, making commutes to downtown Richmond and surrounding areas convenient.
  • The close-knit community and active neighborhood association that organizes various social events for residents.
  • An environment filled with lush greenery, offering picturesque views and excellent spots for outdoor activities.

What’s Nearby

Westlake Hills is just a few minutes away from the bustling downtown Richmond, offering a plethora of dining and shopping options. The iconic Forest Hill Park and James River are in close proximity, providing perfect destinations for outdoor lovers. With easy access to the highways, residents can quickly reach the suburbs as well as other points of interest such as the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Richmond Coliseum.

Lifestyle

Life in Westlake Hills is a blend of suburban tranquility and city convenience. Residents enjoy the peace and quiet of a residential neighborhood while having easy access to the attractions and amenities of downtown Richmond. Outdoor activities, community events, and neighborhood gatherings are common, fostering a close-knit community environment.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 42 restaurants, 8 grocery stores, and 3 parks within a mile of the Westlake Hills neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    6409 Jahnke Rd

  • GROCERY
    Publix

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    7045 Forest Hill Ave

  • GROCERY
    Martin's Super Markets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    7045 Forest Hill Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Shops At Stratford Hills

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.8 miles

    7101 Forest Hill Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.9 miles

    7107 Forest Hill Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Walmart

    Retail, Big Box Store, Discount Store

    1.0 mile

    2410 Sheila Ln

Westlake Hills Apartments and Rentals

123 Rental properties in Westlake Hills, Richmond, VA.

  • The Village at Westlake property

    $1,815+

    The Village at Westlake

    2–3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1130–1406 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Abbington Hills property

    $1,249+

    Abbington Hills

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    531–1056 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Aura Stonebridge property

    $1,575+

    Aura Stonebridge

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    630–1844 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Birchwood At Boulders property

    $1,415+

    Birchwood At Boulders

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    880–1430 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Woodbriar property

    $959+

    Woodbriar

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    560–822 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1802 Parkwood Avenue property

    $2,500

    1802 Parkwood Avenue

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1494 Sqft

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
24.5%
15.4%
utilities
0%
4.2%
food
1.5%
0.4%
transportation
2.7%
0.1%
healthcare
3.3%
4.3%

Westlake Hills Demographics

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Westlake Hills Reviews

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  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

Westlake Hills Transportation

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Car-Dependent

10/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

22/100
Bike Score®

Westlake Hills Schools

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