Charlottesville , Virginia 22911
Forest Lakes: A Grand Community in Charlottesville, VA
Comprised of nearly 1,400 single-family homes, duplex homes, and townhomes, Forest Lakes is one of the largest residential communities in Charlottesville and in Albemarle County. An array of amenities means there is never a dull moment in this neighborhood. Though Forest Lakes gives you the peace and quiet you prefer, it is just minutes from the excitement of Downtown Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. It's the ideal community.
As for the real estate choices, the homes in Forest Lakes often feature wooded lots, and select properties offer mountainside and lakeside views.
Homes for Sale in Charlottesville's Forest Lakes Community
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Spend Time Enjoying the Amenities
From taking fitness classes with the neighbors to swimming in one of the neighborhood pools, there is an activity for everyone to enjoy in Forest Lakes. Home buyers who are eager for an involved and active community will appreciate the variety of amenities, which include:
- 6 beautiful lakes
- walking and biking paths
- 2 swimming pools
- 2 basketball courts
- 10 tennis courts (8 lighted)
- 2 soccer fields
- fitness center
- community farmers' market
Each section of the neighborhood — North Forest Lakes and South Forest Lakes — has its own community pool.
Improve Your Game at the Forest Lakes Tennis Academy
Eager to spend time learning from the best? Forest Lakes offers a variety of tennis lessons, youth tennis programs, and USTA adult teams through its tennis academy. Lessons are currently taught by Jim Labinski.
Compete on the Hurricanes Swim Team
South Forest Lakes's pool is home to the Hurricanes neighborhood swim team. Every summer, the team travels to the UVA Aquatic & Fitness Center to compete in the regional swim meet, the Jefferson Swim League Championship.
The Forest Lakes Hurricanes have consistently ranked in the top 10 in the region at the JSL championship meets, taking 6th place in 2016, 6th place in 2015, and 4th place in 2014.
Forest Lakes Has an Active Homeowners Association
Residents stay informed about community events (including an annual golf outing), news, and activity schedules through the homeowners association.
With membership — which is automatically granted to Forest Lakes homeowners — residents have access to the common areas, pools, trails, lakes, and other amenities. The assessments are paid quarterly and include trash pickup.
This is Suburban Life at Its Finest!
The location? Ideal. Grocery stores and national retailers, including a Target, are across the street from Forest Lakes at Hollymead Town Center. The Charlottesville airport, major shopping destinations like Charlottesville Fashion Square mall, and the University of Virginia are just a few minutes away.
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Forest Lakes is the Ideal Community
If you are searching for a neighborhood close to major shopping, dining, and attractions in Charlottesville and has plenty of amenities, Forest Lakes is a top choice.
With a trusted and experienced real estate team on your side, you can easily find your ideal home in this neighborhood. Call us today at (434) 296-9860 and let's get you moving.
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