Current MLS Listings for Founders Bridge
Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties
Forest Park may be the last, but it certainly will not be least as the final phase of the locally known and well-reputed Founders Bridge community, originally established in 2001 near the Village of Midlothian. Nestled in the southwest corner of Founders Bridge, a 600 acre planned subdivision of 402 homes which straddles the county line between Chesterfield and Powhatan Counties, Forest Park will be comprised of 37 half-acre to full-acre lots.
Forest Park will benefit from the continued success of Founders Bridge excellent location, amenities, and neighborhood aesthetic. Midlothian continues to serve as a thriving bedroom community just southwest of the City of Richmond. With the Richmond’s western extension corridor, Rte. 288, just to the west, main east-west artery Rte. 60/Midlothian Turnpike, to the south, and the Powhite Parkway to the east, Forest Park residents will have easy access to services, shopping, and employment opportunities across the metro Richmond area. Major nearby shopping destinations include Stony Point Mall, Short Pump Town Center in the far west End, and Chesterfield Towne Center in Chesterfield County. Westchester Commons, part of Watkins Centre, a large mixed-use development, serves as a great nearby neighborhood shopping destination which includes several national retailers such as Target, a Regal movie theater within a walkable shopping environment with Main Street feel and design.
The residents of Founders Bridge, and by extension Forest Park, enjoy several amenities that are uniquely exclusive to community residents including easy access to the VSGA golf course, an anchoring amenity which informs the subdivision’s overall site design, and the Founders Bridge Community Center which includes a cabana, pools, and tennis courts. In addition, Founders has dedicated a generous amount of its site to open space which features golf course lakes, a mile long walking trail which borders the golf course, and parks throughout the community. Recreational and green space for resident use are interwoven throughout the fabric of the community’s landscape.
Founders Bridge in unique in that is straddles two counties, both Chesterfield and Powhatan, which makes for an interesting dynamic. Any prospective purchaser needs to understand how the border affects the communty's values.