Carter Oaks

Learn More About Carter Oaks

If it is large lots, an intimate setting and close proximity to amenities you seek, look no further than Carter Oaks in the West End of Richmond, Henrico County, VA – zip code 23238. This subdivision has been a work in progress for nearly 30 years now, with the first homes being constructed in the 1980s. Later, in the 1990s and 2000s, the second and third phases of Carter Oaks were constructed, and even today, there are new construction projects and vacant lots to be built upon. All of this work makes Carter Oaks sound like a large, busy subdivision, right? Think again. Carter Oaks is a premier, tight-knit community of less than 20 homes. Once construction is completed on the final phases, there will be a grand total of 24. Much like the pace of life in the neighborhood, the construction has been slow-paced and thoughtful.
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The Location

Most of the houses in this subdivision have been constructed by the same family, the Stintons. The first phase in the 1980s was built by famed area homebuilder John L. Stinton, Sr. His sons took over to help with phases two and three with the same mission: to create luxurious, well-built, architecturally unique homes. The houses in Carter Oaks are just that. Built in Transitional, European Revival and Georgian styles, the homes in Carter Oaks offer between 4,000 and 9,500 square feet and feature varying floor plans to accommodate families of all sizes. Each residence is situated on a lot that is at least 1 acre in size, and the mature trees surrounding each property give homeowners ample privacy. On average, buyers can expect to spend between $800,000 and $2.5 million for a custom beauty in Carter Oaks; however, if you want to design and build your own home, the lots sell for between $350,000 and $400,000.

The layout of Carter Oaks is anything but grid-like, and instead, the roads and homes were designed to flow with the natural curves and undulations in the land. Trees and greenery were not spared in the design, either, and this gives the subdivision a tranquil feel. To further enjoy the nature that Carter Oaks has to offer, walking trails run throughout for the use of residents. Another amenity of Carter Oaks is the neighborhood association. This group makes sure life is comfortable for each and every resident and even heads clean-up initiatives that keep the yards, roadways and common areas free of trash and debris.

Living in Carter Oaks puts residents within minutes of all the amenities Henrico County, VA has to offer. Those residents seeking a private education appreciate the fact that The Collegiate School is located less than 2 miles from the subdivision and that St. Mary’s Catholic School is just as close, if not closer. Public school options are also easily accessible from Carter Oaks – a convenience for parents and students alike. And while the surrounding area used to be filled with lush countryside, now homeowners in Carter Oaks have exceptional shopping opportunities at every turn, thanks to Short Pump Town Center, West Broad Village and the numerous other shopping centers throughout the Short Pump and Glen Allen region. Additionally, Interstate 64 is located within minutes of Carter Oaks, and this puts all of the opportunities of Richmond within a 25-minute drive.

A premier subdivision, Carter Oaks has it all: beautiful homes, a tranquil setting and a location that is hard to beat. It is no wonder that the residents stay put and when real estate does become available, it moves quickly. Come, see what makes Carter Oaks so special.