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NORTHSIDE / LAKESIDE

INTRODUCTION   ·   KEY DATA   ·   SEE & DO     ·    CABELL’S TAKE   ·    NEARBY

Richmond’s Next Hot, Up-and-Coming Neighborhood

Richmond’s Northside is expansive as it is charming, full of a large stock of historic housing, some of which is Sears kit housing–that’s right, ordered right out of the catalog–characterized by their foursquare and arts and crafts style with large, wrap-around porches. The once suburban outpost sprung up in the early part of the twentieth century due to the extension of Richmond’s streetcar lines, and the rows of tree-lined streets are peppered with local shops and restaurants, a concentration of which can be found in the Bellevue neighborhood.

The Northside area is heating up, with many newly-remodeled properties coming on the market in the past few years, but also a great value for the money.

Northside neighborhoods include Barton Heights, Bellevue, Ginter Park, Washington Park, Hermitage Road, Highland Park, Sherwood Park, and others.

349

TOTAL
HOMES SOLD
IN PAST 180 DAYS

$265,438

AVERAGE
NEIGHBORHOOD
SALE PRICE

21

AVERAGE
DAYS ON
MARKET

Neighborhood Picks

Guy Fieri-Approved Dining

Check out Dot’s Back Inn, the comfortable, neighborhood diner once featured on Guy Fieri’s “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.” There’s something for everyone at this Bellevue spot. There’s a huge selection of daily specials on the restaurant’s whiteboard, and you can’t ever go wrong with any selection.

Magnificent Tree-Lined Streets

Northside’s incredible stock of arts and crafts houses large, wrap-around porches, and tree-lined streets (like Pope and Seminary Avenues) are a big reason for the neighborhood’s magic and appeal.

Explore Historic Gardens

Explore the expansive, beautiful gardens at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, featuring acres of meticulously manicured grounds and a whole host of seasonal events including Butterflies Live and Dominion GardenFest of Lights.

Cabell’s Take

Richmond’s Northside is an eclectic suburb that’s centrally-located and has a stock of well-built, historic housing that’s still relatively affordable and provides great value for the size of the homes. It’s a great time to buy in any Northside neighborhood, where prices are expected to rise over time as more homes are flipped and the population continues to grow–this is a great spot to get in on an investment purchase!

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