Forest Lakes is a popular Albemarle County neighborhood located just off of route 29 north.
Forest Lakes is a planned community of 1400 homes located just north of Charlottesville and minutes from town, shopping, NGIC, and the airport. The development is divided into two sections – North and South – and these are divided further into smaller neighborhoods. Most of the homes are on wooded lots sited on cul-de-sacs. Home choices include town homes, duplexes and single family detached homes. There are lakes and walking paths throughout the community.
Forest Lakes offers a wide variety of amenities:
- 6 Lakes and wooded lots
- 9 miles of paved walking paths
- 3 miles of nature trails
- 2 large swimming pools
- basketball courts
- 10 Tennis courts
- 2 soccer fields
- a weight and aerobics room
- pavillion building for community events
The community is close to shopping and restaurants. There are two grocery stores to choose from, Harris Teeter and Food Lion. A few of the other stores include a pharmacy, Target, Pet Smart, Panera Bread, Bonefish Grill, Timberwood Grill, TGI Fridays.