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Forest, VA – a Community within a Community

Being a rural suburb of Lynchburg, VA makes the city of Forest a community located within another community. The homes for sale in Forest, VA have beautiful settings with the surrounding forests and farmlands serving as backdrops. Forest real estate is available in a variety of price ranges to meet your budgetary needs. The largest property development is Ivy Hill, which has been developed around the Ivy Hill Golf Course. Forest is one of the fastest growing communities in Bedford County, VA and the growth is expected to continue. When you are ready to start a search for your new Forest, VA property, contact us, we’ll work together to find you the perfect Forest, VA home.

Forest, VA, Full of Attractions

As your knowledgeable Forest, VA real estate expert I can fill you in on all the attractions and activities available in the area. There are great shopping opportunities at the new Cavalier Corner shopping center and a large strip mall near Forest’s Post Office. There are many places of worship to choose from, there is a Kroger for grocery shopping, restaurants include but are not limited to Benjamin’s restaurant which is family owned and known for their steaks and seafood, Upper Crust Pizza which as the best wheat crust, Lori’s Italian where you are always greeted with a smile, LaCarretta, Mi Patron, and a wonderful family owned coffee shop called the Good Cherry.

Being located in Bedford County makes Forest close to a wealth of historical, cultural and educational venues as well. Some of the local and nearby venues include:

  • Poplar Forest – summer retreat of Thomas Jefferson
  • Sabre Stadium
  • Point of Honor (Lynchburg)
  • National D-Day Memorial (Bedford)
  • Peaks of Otter Winery(Blue Ridge Mountains)
  • Bedford Historic Meeting House – erected in 1838
  • Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library – built in 1895
  • Lynchburg Historic Tours
  • Lynchburg Museum
  • Lynchburg Symphony
  • And many more
  • Forest, VA – Easy Transportation Access

When you purchase a property in Forest, VA, there may be times when you want to travel. If you prefer travel by car, US Rte 221 and US Rte 460 are easily accessible. Let someone else doing the driving when you take Amtrak’s Crescent Train at the Lynchburg station. If you prefer to use the quickest mode of travel, the Lynchburg Regional Airport is nearby with commercial service to Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA through The Delta Connection and US Airways Express. If you like privacy when you travel, private charter flights are available from Virginia Aviation.

School Information for Forest, Virginia – Be a Cavalier, an Owl, a Patriot and a Knight

The top priorities for all Forest, VA Schools are the students and their ability to learn. Homebuyers, with children, looking for property in Forest, VA will be pleased with the school systems, and knowing there are great schools always makes moving easier. 

Forest is home to great schools, which are:

  • Forest Elementary (the Owls)
  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (the Patriots)
  • Forest Middle School (the Knights)
  • Jefferson Forest High School (the Cavaliers).

Forest, VA – Make This Charming Community Your Hometown

When deciding on a location to settle down and call home, many factors go into the decision. Buyers have to look at the complete picture, such as attractions, schools, local businesses, recreational opportunities, types of housing available and so much more. Searching the Forest, VA MLS for a home can be time consuming and overwhelming, but with the assistance of a knowledgeable Forest, VA real estate agent, the task can become easier.

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