For those seeking a life in a suburb of Richmond, VA, consider investing in Glen Allen real estate. Located just 20 minutes outside of Richmond, the area has a population of just under 15,000 people and houses the appliance manufacturer Hamilton Beach. There are many options for a Glen Allen home, including a maintenance free condominium on a golf course or a place in a planned community with most homes built in the 1990s and access to a clubhouse, walking trails, tennis courts, and a pool. There is also a community available to residents over 55 and also many newly constructed homes. There is really something to fit every budget and lifestyle.
A very low crime rate and excellent schools also make owning a Glen Allen home very desirable. There are many jobs in the city as well as other outlying suburbs and, of course, in Richmond. Living in this area also gives families close access to all that the east coast has to offer. Glen Allen even boasts its own ode to history with The Meadow Farm Museum. This living and working farm includes guides who wear costumes and take guests on a tour of the property and tell stories and show examples of what life was like in the mid-nineteenth century. Many animals who would have been bred during this time period live on the farm. Buildings include a barn, doctor’s office, smokehouse, and tobacco barn. Glen Allen is a great choice for its fun and active community.