Short Pump, Virginia Information
16 miles outside of Richmond, Virginia resides the town of Short Pump, known to combine the best of upscale shopping with a quiet community. It has become a favorite for many families due to the unbeatable school system and ample recreation options – including parks, pools, movie theaters, and lake access.
Short Pump, Virginia Details
In 1815, Revolutionary War veteran Robert Hyde Saunders built a tavern with an laughably short handled water pump under the porch. Travelers between Richmond and Charlottesville found this as hilarious as the locals did, eventually renaming the town in honor of the pump. Famous personalities like Thomas Jefferson, the Earl Cornwallis, the Marquis de Lafayette, General Peter Muhlenberg, and Stonewall Jackson were all recorded visitors.
Activities and Attractions
Family Fun – Main street staples include Bowl America, the 14 colossal movie screens at Regal Cinemas, and SkateNation Plus.
Fine Dining – Top tier eating at Firebirds and Maggiano’s or national haunts like The Cheesecake Factory draw hungry customers from all around.
The Great Outdoors – Deer Run Park and Recreation Center is the foremost green space in the area, with a plethora of smaller parks to enjoy a walk or time with the children.
Historic Sites – The Tuckahoe Plantation provides guests with ghost tours while the Virginia War Memorial will humble any visitor to the hallowed grounds; both are just minutes from Main Street.
West Broad Village – The newest shopping center in town, equipped with stores like REI, Trader Joe’s, Long Horn Steakhouse, and The Wine Loft.
Funny Bone Comedy Club – Well known for its monthly professional nights and constant local acts, improv, and karaoke.
Hilton Hotel and Spa – A high class hotel, luxurious full spa, and Shula’s America’s Steak House all under one roof.
Short Pump enjoys substantial diversity; the 2010 U. S. Census reported that the population was 75.0% White, 15.9% Asian, 5.7% Black, 3.2% Hispanic, and 2.6% Other/Mixed. 97.8% of the population possess a diploma and 72.2% have attained a bachelor’s degree or higher, which makes it no surprise that the median family income from 2011 to 2015 ($111,202) far outstrips the median in Virginia of $62,881 in 2014.
As of June 2017, the average price of a rental property is $1,751 monthly, which is $270 above the U.S. median and $600 more than the state average. The median housing value is similarly high ($368,900) compared to Virginia ($244,500). The market forecast is favorable for the next five years.
Short Pump’s boundaries encompass many small neighborhoods geared towards different tastes and incomes. From million dollar manors to humble townhouses and apartments, there is a place for anyone.
Bay Cove Subdivision — Two and three story townhouses in the Wilde Lake community, ranging from $96,000-210,000. Amenities include pool, recreation room, stocked lack, and dock access. Located on the corner of Lauderdale Drive and Church Road.
Pine Run — Two and three story single family residences in a vibrant, lively community priced between $278,000 to $450,000. Ample access to parks, eateries, and the Meadow Farm Museum.
Barrington — Luxurious colonial homes on massive lots that start at $600,000 and top at $900,000. Amenities include a private lake and park-like grounds. Located between Pump Road and Church Road.
Fox Hall — Also referred to as “Foxhall”. Upscale two story colonials on manicured lots range from $297,000 to $1.23 million. Community amenities include a remarkable recreation hall, tennis courts, and a pool. The neighborhood is located off of North Gayton Road.
Church Run — Single family homes on large and grassy lots. Prices vary between $278,000 – $450,000. Often used by locals as a connection between Church Road and Three Chopt Road.
Twin Hickory — Apartment rentals, low-maintenance homes, town homes, and large family homes. Amenities include tennis courts, pools, and parks. Located between Nuckols Road and Pouncey Tract Road.
Grey Oaks — New single family homes priced from $550,000. Community members enjoy access to a private pool and tennis courts. Sandwiched between Nuckoles Road and Shady Grove Road.
GreatSchools rates the schools in Short Pump as some of the best in the state, with four schools rated a perfect 10/10 and the other four rated 9/10. All eight of these schools belong to the Henrico County Public School system, which is also above state average. The three highest rated schools are: Short Pump Elementary School (711 students with a 18:1 student/teacher ratio), Nuckols Farm Elementary School (563 students with a 19:1 student/teacher ratio), and Twin Hickory Elementary School (624 students with a 17:1 student/teacher ratio).
Short Pump Property Management
Our property management team specializes in residential areas throughout Short Pump, VA. We offer multiple services to take your rental property and convert it into reliable income. We have a thorough screening process that helps to identify the right tenants for your property. Our team works hard to keep both parties happy through effective communication, bullet proof lease agreements, and timely monthly rent collection. We offer maintenance services to enhance the property and ensure that it will retain or increase in value. We oversee everything, allowing you to sit back and relax and know that your property and your tenants are in good hands.
Contact us today if you are ready to receive a comprehensive analysis of your rental property and to inquire about our Short Pump area property management services.
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