Convenience is a hallmark of this subdivision, which is known as Dorset Ridge. This community is situated just miles from the Powhatan/Chesterfield County line, and this puts the amenities of both counties at the fingertips of residents. Dorset Ridge is accessible via one of the prominent thoroughfares for the area, Route 60, and is then located right off of Dorset Road. Route 288 is also convenient, for those that must commute to and from Richmond. The rural nature of Powhatan County makes the drive to and from the entrance to the subdivision one of beauty each and every time.
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Platted in 1995, Dorset Ridge is an established subdivision that still has years of growth ahead of it. The vast majority of residences within this community were built in the late 1990s – right after platting – and in the early 2000s. There are also more modern homes in Dorset Ridge, for those buyers that prefer new construction. One thing all of the properties have in common is space. Whether one story or two, the homes include spacious, modern floor plans that are conducive to growing families. Outside, many of the home sites surpass 2 acres in size.
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The streets in Dorset Ridge are quiet, a major draw for families and those with small children. Many of the roads end in cul de sacs, so the amount of through traffic is limited, if not non existent. The approximately 121 home sites are spread out nicely, and there are lots of tall trees to add to the tranquil surroundings in the subdivision. In fact, many of the homes are separated by dense wooded areas to give the properties a desirable sense of seclusion. These small forests make a great place to explore and to enjoy nature.
Families in Dorset Ridge have access to all of Powhatan’s public school options right off of Route 60. Further, families that value a private education have options in the area, as well. With a fantastic park system in Powhatan County; numerous green areas, such as state parks and bodies of water; a renowned public library with great programs and a wide selection of books; and a new YMCA all in Powhatan, Dorset Ridge’s families have plenty to do within minutes of the subdivision entrance. By venturing a little further out to Richmond, museums, culture and great shopping opportunities await.
A great sense of community is just one thing to love about Dorset Ridge. This rural Powhatan subdivision features beautiful homes with plenty of space for residents of all types and affordable home prices. The ambiance provided by the secluded nature of the subdivision is appealing, as is the proximity to local amenities. For buyers looking for this perfect balance, Dorset Ridge is a win on every level.
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