Braxton is a gated active adult community in North Chesterfield, Virginia. This community offers residents a low-maintenance lifestyle and a convenient location surrounded by the best attractions and conveniences that the Richmond area has to offer. The 55+ community consists of about 135 single-family homes with access to a community clubhouse and a homeowners’ association that maintains lawn care and snow removal. Since Braxton is set less than 15 minutes from downtown Richmond and the Richmond International Airport, residents can enjoy the rich local culture and travel with ease.

Active adults looking for single-family homes for sale near Richmond, Virginia should explore the lifestyle offered at Braxton.

Braxton Amenities & Lifestyle

Residents of Braxton have access to a community clubhouse with an exercise room and plenty of multipurpose gathering spaces where neighbors meet for monthly activities. Outside, residents can enjoy a fishing lake and walking trails throughout the community. 

Thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of common area maintenance, lawn maintenance, irrigation, gutter cleaning, and snow removal, residents can enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle. With more free time, residents can enjoy pursuing their hobbies, visiting with neighbors and friends, and exploring the surrounding area.

Braxton Homes & Real Estate

Built from 1993 to 2004, Braxton consists of approximately 135 single-family homes. The residences range from about 1,512 to 2,450 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached one- or two-car garages.

Many of the ranch-style homes feature open floor plans, spacious living rooms, eat-in kitchens, and master suites with en-suite bathrooms and walk-in closets. Some homes also offer guest suites with private en-suite bathrooms, ideal for visiting family or friends.

Additional features in some homes include front porches, private patios with awnings, gas fireplaces, and hardwood floors. Some homes feature formal dining rooms, gourmet kitchens with pantries and central islands, spacious attics with ample storage space, and en-suite bathrooms with jetted tubs.

Surrounding Area

Braxton is located in North Chesterfield, just 12 miles south of Richmond, putting residents within easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities.

Residents find themselves close to any daily conveniences they need, including Food Lion, Kroger, Save A Lot, and Genes Supermarket, as well as Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid. Additional retail opportunities include Walmart, Target, Costco, Sam’s Club, Chesterfield Mall, and Stony Point Fashion Park. When dining out, restaurants such as Albert Pizzaria, Korean Garden, Patrick’s Restaurant, Escapate Bar & Lounge, La Milpa Mexican Restaurant, Crossroads Coffee & Ice Cream, and Croaker’s Spot will be found nearby.

When residents are looking for entertainment options, they’ll find them at Regal Commonwealth & IMAX, Victory Theater & Event Center, Bowl America Midlothian, Uptown Alley, Dogtown Dance Theatre, and SOUL Aerial & Performing Arts Center. Local attractions include the Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond Raceway, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, The Edgar Allen Poe Museum, and Agecroft Hall & Gardens.

Active adults who want to get outside will find plenty of options close by. Golfers will find multiple courses to play nearby, including Meadowbrook Country Club, First Tee Chesterfield, Providence Golf Club, Stonehenge Golf & Country Club, and Windy Hill Golf & Sports Complex.

There are also multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, such as Powhite Park, Four Mile Creek Park, Harry G. Daniel Park, Reedy Creek Trailhead, William Byrd Park, and Ancarrow’s Landing. More expansive parks in the area include Pocahontas State Park, Fort Clifton Park, Henricus Historical Park, and Richmond National Battlefield Park.

Braxton is also close to multiple health care providers, including Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center, Jen Care Senior Medical Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Johnson-Willis Hospital, VCU Health West Hospital, and CAHN Bermuda Medical Center.

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck, as they can drive just 15 minutes to the heart of Richmond, providing easy access to everything the city has to offer. For longer trips, Richmond International Airport is just 15 minutes away.

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