Charm abounds in the Crozet neighborhood of Western Ridge. Meandering, tree-lined streets meet mountain views and historic land to give the subdivision a welcoming feel. In fact, the land on which the homes are built upon dates back to the 1850s. Construction on Western Ridge began in the 1990s, and a second phase – known as West End at Western Ridge – is underway by the same developer, Craig Builders. Prior to the newest addition to the subdivision, there were approximately 150 homes within Western Ridge. With the West End development comes approximately 145 new properties.Read More
The rolling topography of the land allows for unique home placements throughout Western Ridge. Many of the homes benefit from scenic views of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and from large lot sizes. The structures are built in traditional styles that give the neighborhood a timeless appearance, despite its more modern nature. Perhaps the most appealing thing about Western Ridge is its affordability; homes in the region range from the low $300,000s to the mid $400,000s. The price point draws a great variety of homeowners into the subdivision, including budding professionals and growing families.
In the center of the Western Ridge neighborhood is its clubhouse. This building, which is a converted farmhouse from the 1850s, serves as a popular meeting point for members of the community, including the homeowners association. Besides ample indoor space for social events, the clubhouse boasts an in-ground swimming pool and a spacious exercise and weight room in a separate building. Other enticing features of this subdivision include a playground, a basketball court, tennis courts, picnic grounds, a fire pit and a pond. The neighborhood is surrounded by miles of scenic hiking trails, as well. While there are some commercial amenities within Western Ridge, such as a doctor’s office and a childcare facility, residents have access to popular restaurants, charming shops and great family-friendly entertainment options just outside the subdivision in Crozet.