Forget traditional neighborhoods just outside the city, and enjoy the peace that comes with lakeside living in Westlake at Mill Mount. This subdivision has a prominent location along Three Bridge Road, a road that is easily accessible via both Academy Road and Route 522. Route 60 is also nearby, and this provides another route into the subdivision and a great option for commuters. Upon arrival, stone pillars and adjoining black farm-style fencing form an elegant entrance to this subdivision. Deciduous trees fill the island down the center of the main road, and this lets visitors know they are entering somewhere truly special.
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There are a total of five builders that contribute to the overall picture of Westlake at Mill Mount, though incoming residents are welcome to use their own, as well. The homes have an appealing timeless look to them, which gives the neighborhood a cohesive feel while still allowing residents to show their personalities. New American, traditional, craftsman and other architectural styles are highlighted. Most of all, however, the designs are consistently clean and showcase beautiful, high-end craftsmanship. All new home plans must be approved through the neighborhood’s Architectural Control Board, and this ensures that the overall integrity of Westlake at Mill Mount is not compromised.
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Originally platted in the year 2006, Westlake at Mill Mount features two phases for homeowners to choose from, both of which are built around the neighborhood’s impressive 30-acre lake. This is a smaller community with a total of 102 lots between the two phases, some of which feature lake frontage and others with wooded backdrops. Besides having their choice of scenery, residents also have the opportunity to select the perfect lot size for their families. The smallest tracts of land in Westlake at Mill Mount measure at approximately 2 acres, while some of the larger pieces expand up to 12 acres in size. There are less than 30 homes in the subdivision currently, and this factor paired with the expansive nature of the home sites gives residents the privacy and serenity they crave and expect from an expansive country community.
While there are few homeowners within Westlake at Mill Mount, the various committees and the homeowners association work together to create a wonderful, family-friendly environment. There are numerous community-wide activities throughout the year, including block parties with games, delicious potluck food and, of course, plenty of fun. Fourth of July get-togethers and other holiday celebrations give residents numerous opportunities to get to know one another better.
When not enjoying their own private gardens or exciting community events, some of the favorite pastimes of Westlake at Mill Mount residents revolve around the water. The lake in the subdivision is surrounded by tall trees and features a generous 30-acre size that provides space for activities of all types. There are several fishing honey holes around the lake, and boating is an ever-popular option. Some residents like to paddle around the lake on canoes or kayaks, while others enjoy splashing around in the water and swimming with their children. There are common green spaces around the lake that are ideal for land activities, picnics and much more.
Just outside the subdivision, the amenities and options for activity are impressive. Powhatan benefits from the Elizabeth Randolph Lewis Powhatan YMCA facility that includes options such as an outdoor pool, numerous fitness classes, a weight room, sports fields and great programs for members of all ages. The park system in Powhatan is impressive, with the parks’ walking trails, playgrounds, ball fields and great sporting programs to choose from – tee ball, baseball, softball, kickball, tennis, etc. Also just outside the subdivision is Watkins Landing, a popular boat launching point for the James River. Once on the river, boating, tubing, fishing and swimming give visitors the chance to enjoy the cool water.
Cultural opportunities abound in Powhatan, and one such annual event that attracts visitors from all over the region is the Powhatan County Fair. For museums, unique performances and great shopping opportunities, Richmond is less than half an hour away from Westlake at Mill Mount. Surrounding towns, such as Midlothian, also offer great boutique and chain options for retail therapy. Perhaps best of all, the close proximity to all of the area’s state routes, interstates and highways puts all of the various regional amenities within easy reach of the subdivision from almost every angle.
Residents of Westlake at Mill Mount with children have access to great education options in the Powhatan School District, such as Pocahontas Elementary School, Pocahontas Middle School and Powhatan High School. For those that prefer a private education for their children, Blessed Sacrament Huguenot Catholic School is a popular pre-k through 12th grade option in Powhatan. Opportunities for higher education are found in both Richmond and Charlottesville, though there is a community college just a few miles away in Midlothian, as well.
Upon returning back to their homes, residents of Westlake at Mill Mount are in for true relaxation. The lack of through streets in the subdivision and the prevalence of cul de sacs means than passing traffic is nearly non-existent. At times, the only traffic homeowners see passing through the community is a group of deer exiting from the dense woods. Large front porches and great rear entertaining decks make it easy to soak up the quiet country tranquility and sounds and sights of the lake. Inside, the homes feature award-winning designs and floor plans that include all of the modern must-haves buyers crave.
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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