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Containing a mixture of detached single-family homes and luxurious townhouses, Forest Lakes is one of the largest communities in the Charlottesville area and contains upwards of 1,400 homes. The area is split into two main areas, Forest Lakes North and Forest Lakes South, both of which contain many well-maintained subdivisions. Tall trees line the streets and add privacy to the spacious lots throughout the areas, while the winding, hilly roads add to the natural ambiance of Forest Lakes.Read More


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There are fantastic views to be had throughout the community, and the atmosphere puts an emphasis on outdoor living. There are a total of six lakes within Forest Lakes, as well as running and biking paths, communal green spaces and specialty sporting areas, including tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields and swimming pools. In addition to the shared spaces within Forest Lakes, the planned activities, namely the Forest Lakes Farmers Market, further the sense of community. There are great shopping opportunities within walking distance of many of the homes, and numerous conveniences are just a few minute’s drive from the subdivision, including the Hollymead Starbucks. Forest Lakes provides the best of comfort and convenience in Albemarle County.

HOMES FOR SALE IN FOREST LAKES

Within Forest Lakes you will find a mixture of townhomes and single family residents. Forest Lakes neighborhoods boast quality construction from multiple local builders and a variety of home styles including colonials and transitonals with single story and two story options. Many homes in Forest Lakes have single and two car garages as well as finished and unfinished basements. The single family homes range in size from 1700 sq feet up to 3000+ sq ft with 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom and some 5 bedroom options. The townhomes range in size, but mostly average around 1600 sq feet with 2 and 3 bedroom options. Many of the townhomes for sale can be found for under $200k while the single family residents range from the $280,000 to $500,000 and above. Forest Lakes is a very popular subdivision. If you are looking to buy a home in Forest Lakes, we highly recommend signing up for our Forest Lakes alert notifications which we updated every 15 minutes with the most current real estate and homes for sale. Looking for more video footage of Forest Lakes, check out or Forest Lakes Autumn Slideshow.