A gated subdivision that is enhanced by beauty and tranquility, this Powhatan neighborhood is known as Greywalls. The community is located along historic Route 711 (Huguenot Trail) and is also accessible from another of the region’s major roadways, Three Bridge Road. This subdivision is located less than 10 miles from Route 288, and this makes it easy to access Greywalls from all over this part of Virginia. Upon arriving at the subdivision, mosaic natural stone walls flank the entrance. The name of the community is displayed prominently for easy identification. Because Greywalls is gated, only authorized personnel are allowed to enter the subdivision – an attractive feature for those that put a high importance on safety and privacy.
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Once inside the subdivision and past the charming stone gate house, a park-like setting awaits. The vast rolling land on which the Greywalls is set is highly protected by the Proprietors of the community, and as such, there are many original trees and great undulations in the land. Open green spaces and dense hardwood forests only add to the natural beauty that encompasses the area. The streets wind through the community, as to not disturb the topography of the land, and the homes are positioned in ways that allow for maximum views throughout the subdivision. Each home is situated on a 2-acre home site, which only adds to the much-desired seclusion Greywalls offers.
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There are a total of over 100 lots in this planned community. While many of the lots are occupied, there are still plenty of vacancies on which incoming buyers can build their dream homes. All of the residences in Greywalls are custom and built to meet the needs of the homeowners. The community has its own set of builders; however, new residents also have the option to bring along the company of their choice. Homeowners have plenty of room for creativity when it comes to the exterior design of their homes, yet the carefully formed architectural guidelines for the subdivision help keep the overall feel of Greywalls united. There are both one- and two-story options in the community and myriad appealing designs to choose from.
When choosing a lot within Greywalls, buyers are spoilt for choice. While all of the lots are at least 2 acres size, the views are anything but the same. Residents have the option to overlook Fine Creek, the neighborhood’s pond, the local golf course or the woods. Thanks to the careful consideration of the homeowners association prior to any new builds, each residents’ views are maximized. Tall trees surround the lots to give homeowners plenty of privacy, and the landscaping throughout the subdivision is thoughtfully planned to accent the homes. The neighborhood’s association controls the maintenance of all of the common areas to help achieve an overall grand and natural look.
The amenities within Greywalls are fantastic and appeal to residents of all ages. There are beautiful walking trails throughout the community, some that pass by the woods and others than cross the community’s bridges and waterways. The common areas in Greywalls make the perfect backdrop for the numerous events that bring the residents of the subdivision of together. Great program options give the members of the community many chances to come together and exemplify the strong family values of the neighborhood.
One of the most appealing features of Greywalls is the Foundry Golf Course. Many of the lots in the subdivision overlook the vast greens and rolling fairways, and even those residents that do not face the course are within easy walking distance. Of course, this amenity is ideal for golfers within the neighborhood, though the memberships are not limited to those that like to hit the links. Social memberships are a fun options for Greywalls residents that enjoy the golf course atmosphere but not the sport itself. Besides the professionally designed course, the Foundry also includes a Men’s Grill, which is a great place to grab a drink and smoke a cigar; a restaurant with a 2-story dining room; a historical clubhouse, which dates back to the early 1800s; and a recently renovated lodge that sleeps eight and is perfect for retreats and weekend getaways. The facilities at the Foundry make the course ideal for events, weddings, meetings and community socials.
Families in Greywalls have access to public schools just off of Route 60. Pocahontas Elementary and Middle Schools serve those residents with younger children, while high school-aged children attend Powhatan High School. There are private school options in the region, as well, should residents choose this path. Because Richmond is located just 30 minutes away and Charlottesville is only an hour from Greywalls, the opportunities for higher education are vast. Trade schools, community colleges and even the University of Virginia are all within easy reach. Best of all, the close proximity allows students to live in the safety of this gated community while attending college.
Education does not end with the schools in the region. Powhatan is filled with history, and there are many opportunities for the region’s occupants to explore and learn about the natural and historic sides of Powhatan. There are a high concentration of antique homes and historical venues to explore along Huguenot Trail, and there are other great places to tour throughout the county. Further, all of the culture, museums and interesting attractions in Richmond await just 30 minutes from the subdivision. The great location of Greywalls makes it easy for to enjoy all of these opportunities and more.
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Daniel makes each client his number one priority. He patiently showed multiple homes and gave helpful counsel as we decided on the right property. We definitely enjoyed working with Daniel and recommend him.S. Becerra