Enjoy peace, quiet and a true sense of community just minutes outside the city in Mill Quarter. This subdivision, which is a part of the land collectively known as Mill Quarter Plantation, is accessible via Highway 60, yet is set back in the country and is not disturbed by the daily traffic flow. From the main highway, visitors use a series of Virginia’s well-maintained state routes to access the entrance of Mill Quarter subdivision. Rolling hills, tall trees dating back centuries and lush green landscape lead to the subdivision. The land on which this large-scale community is set dates back to the 1700s and encompasses more than 1,480 acres of prime Virginia countryside.
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Mill Quarter is just one of the six subdivisions that make up Mill Quarter Plantation. In this subdivision, there are a total of 85 residential home sites. The tracts of land on which the houses are set are generous in size, which gives the homeowners plenty of room to spread out and enjoy themselves. Some of the smaller lots in the subdivision measure around 1/2 acre in size, while the largest are well-over 4 acres. Well-placed landscaping complements the natural beauty of the landscape in Mill Quarter and adds a classy look to the homes.
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All of the residences in this subdivision feature timeless architectural styles, including Cape Cods, traditionals and even Colonials. Even with the cohesive look of Mill Quarter, the homes were built over the course of many years, with some of the earliest being constructed in the 1970s. This being said, the highest concentration of houses were built in the early 2000s. Large front porches are common place throughout Mill Quarter, which gives the homes a friendly, welcoming appearance. Rear decks or entertaining patios are also common place and allow residents to truly appreciate the beauty that comes with living in this region.
On the inside of Mill Quarter’s exceptional homes, spacious floor plans and high-end essentials give even the older residences a modern feel. The houses, much like the community itself, are designed with growing families in mind. To give residents as much time as possible to enjoy their kids and the beauty of the region, the homeowners association helps with property maintenance and general clean-up. The association’s goals of preserving and enhancing the beauty of Mill Quarter are apparent all throughout the subdivision. Joining the Mill Quarter Property Owners Association is open to all residents at a yearly rate of $125. Upon purchasing a home, there is also a one-time initiation fee, the price of which is determined by the location of a home.
Some of the lots in this community are built around Lake Randolph, a popular 90-acre lake in the region. Due-paying members of Mill Quarter have unlimited access to this lake and everything that comes with it. Homeowners are welcome to utilize paddle, row and sail boats on Lake Randolph, as well as boats with electric trolling motors. This body of water is a popular fishing destination in the area, thanks to its full stocking of crappie, brim and sunfish. There are also grass carp, but these must be released back to the lake upon catching. Of course, activities on the lake are not limited to fishing and boating, residents also enjoy swimming, floating, tubing and much more.
Along the shores of Lake Randolph are common areas and pavilions that are ideal for family and community functions. In fact, the Mill Quarter Property Owners Association has their annual meeting in this area. All new and existing members of the association are welcome to attend, and food and drinks are provided by the Board of Directors, though members are encouraged to bring a dish to share. This simple meeting helps foster a sense of community and gives residents a chance to get to know one another and form ever-lasting bonds over issues that are important to them.
Intimate picnic areas and expansive grassy areas give residents ample opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Also in Mill Quarter are a network of walking trails and shaded pathways from which some of the area’s natural residents, such as deer, can be seen. Walkers, runners and leisurely strollers are all equally comfortable on these paths.
One of the other highlights of Mill Quarter subdivision is the renowned Mill Quarter Plantation Golf Course. This golf club is situated on 1,460 acres of beautiful, gently rolling land and was designed by professional golf architect Edmund Ault to be challenging for golfers of all levels. The course features 18 holes and beautiful scenery from all angles, as it was built to move with the land. Also at the course is a pro shop that sells a great range of golf equipment, a practice range and a restaurant for a meal and a drink after a long day out on the links. The clubhouse at Mill Quarter Plantation Golf Course makes the perfect backdrop for events throughout the year, both personal and corporate. There are golf leagues that members of Mill Quarter subdivision can join, and these are open to men, women and seniors. Annual memberships to the course are available to families and individuals alike.
Perhaps the best thing about making a life in Mill Quarter is the convenience that comes with it. Residents of the subdivision are within walking distance of all of the excitement on and around the lake and of the activity at the golf course. The community features many events to draw residents together and an environment that fosters diversity. When it comes time to leave the subdivision, there are shopping, cultural and entertainment options located within minutes of the entrance, both in the historic Powhatan Courthouse (known as The Village) and further away in Richmond. Employment opportunities are bountiful in the region, and with the close proximity to all of the area’s major thoroughfares, commuting is rarely difficult. With an affordable entry price and great amenities, it is hard to go wrong with Mill Quarter.
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