Westham Parkway // River Road + U of R Area in Henrico County
Located just over the Henrico/City of Richmond border off River Road, Westham Parkway is the gateway to the neighborhoods that surround the spectacularly beautiful campus of the University of Richmond.
The bulk of the neighborhood of 'Westham' was developed beginning in the 1930's and features many colonial-based designs common to the era. Also noteworthy of the Westham neighborhood is several homes best described as Modern that dot the parkway. Westham is one of the areas in the Metro where truly significant additions that sometimes effectively double the footprint of the homes are commonplace. The excellent school system, the ample lot sizes and the proximity to upscale shopping, numerous fine eateries, the James River and protected beauty of the University of Richmond campus make the area a hard one to leave.
Westham Parkway near River Road has a different feel than the stretch near Patterson Avenue and the home values closer to River Road tend to be higher on both a per foot basis as well as in the aggregate.