Welcome to Brandermill

Excellent residential amenities and striking outdoor views
Brandermill is a family-oriented, spectacular waterfront community located on the Southside of Richmond, adjacent to Midlothian at the southern terminus of the Powhite Parkway. It is anchored by the Swift Creek Reservoir and uniquely designed to provide residents with a sense of privacy across its 80 distinctive neighborhoods. Brandermill residents enjoy easy access to top amenities, including fitness facilities, 15-plus miles of walking trails, parks, and much more. Located about 18 miles from downtown Richmond, Brandermill is deeply rooted in Chesterfield County, with most homes nestled against its densely wooded landscape. Brandermill’s residential areas feature a broad range of architectural styles to suit every homeowner’s taste.

What to Love

  • Fine dining and shopping destinations
  • Excellent schools
  • Woodlake is right next door
  • Unique architectural styles on display
  • Scenic walking and hiking trails

Local Lifestyle

Welcoming and luxurious, Brandermill has something for everyone. Those who thrive in the great outdoors will love the miles of walking and hiking trails, while residents who love shopping will find plenty to enjoy in the many upscale boutiques and stores nearby. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Brandermill is home to numerous restaurants, retail shops, and unique places to have fun. The Boathouse at Sunday Park offers delectable American dishes and seafood, with unrivaled waterfront views. If you prefer Mexican fare, check out Mr. Pepe Mexican Restaurant, a top-rated Tex-Mex spot with burritos, fajitas, and enchiladas on the menu. For gluten-free options and mouthwatering wood-fired pizza, step into Charred Swift Creek, an American-inspired restaurant featuring cozy indoor dining and laid-back patio seating.
Shopping enthusiasts will also find Brandermill a retail haven, with a myriad of establishments selling everything from fresh farm produce and designer clothing to home furnishings and more. Hull Street is a prime location for retail options, with many of the area’s best stores and boutiques located here. Hull Street also boasts many live events, including music performances and vendor showcases.

Things to Do

Outdoor lovers will want to experience the gorgeous Swift Creek Reservoir, as well as the many parks throughout the neighborhood. Sunday Park along Heathbrook Drive features walking paths, an enormous playground, and a boathouse restaurant serving fresh seafood and delicious sides. Afterward, extend your adventure to Westwood Park, whose grassy fields and play areas make it the perfect stop for picnics, kite-flying, and more.


The Brandermill community is served by the Chesterfield County Schools District. Educational opportunities include:

  • Swift Creek Elementary School, PK-5
  • Swift Creek Middle School, 6-8
  • Clover Hill High School, 9-12


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