Welcome to Woodlake

A peaceful, private community with views for days
Woodlake is one of the most upscale communities in the Richmond and Chesterfield area, located on the west shore of Swift Creek Reservoir along Route 360. It is family-oriented and features a variety of amenities, from 13 miles of biking and walking trails to 16 unique playgrounds and numerous tennis and volleyball courts. With an extraordinary lakeside location, Woodlake residents are able to enjoy a unique resort lifestyle with a peaceful, suburban feel. Woodlake predominantly features single-family homes distributed across its planned subdivisions. Living in Woodlake also offers access to top-rated schools, fine restaurants, and boutique shopping destinations along Hull Street Road.

What to Love

  • A large yet close-knit community
  • Endless biking and walking trails
  • Excellent shopping and dining spots
  • Access to the best in outdoor recreation

Local Lifestyle

Residents often spend the day boating, paddleboarding, and kayaking, with nearby Swift Creek Reservoir providing an ideal outlet for nature enthusiasts. Residents also have access to top-of-the-line amenities expected in a larger city, such as world-class entertainment, delicious restaurants, and first-class shopping. Whether you are intent on raising a family or looking for a peaceful place to escape it all, Woodlake is Virginia’s ideal community.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Whether living in or visiting Woodlake, you have several places to enjoy your favorite meal, shop for quality items, and have fun. Visit The Boathouse at Sunday Park, a top-rated, indoor-outdoor waterfront restaurant serving delectable American fare and fresh seafood, or try Mr. Pepe Mexican Restaurant, an inviting locale with a familiar menu teeming with queso-covered burritos and scrumptious fajitas. Charred Swift Creek along Hull Street Road is a top choice for Woodlake residents, with dishes focused around a wood-fired oven. The restaurant features patio seating centered around a fire pit and an outdoor bar.

Things to Do

Woodlake residents can enjoy endless recreational activities, including trails, children’s playgrounds, indoor and outdoor pools, volleyball and tennis courts, and water activities. Park lovers can explore Sunday Park, a beloved natural space featuring well-maintained paved roads, a mix of sunshine and shade, and panoramic views. Sunday Park is also home to a beautiful lake with a serene boathouse restaurant and water activities like paddle boating. Westwood Park is another great option for family fun, as it features sprawling green spaces and places for picnicking.
Join residents in celebrating the annual Richmond Jazz and Music Festival, a premier musical event on the East Coast. This world-class event features some of the top names in jazz, blues, and funk genres and draws over 10,000 fans to Maymont’s estate. The Holiday Market at Woodlake is another excellent experience in Woodlake, offering residents and visitors opportunities to shop and interact with local vendors. 


Woodlake is served by the Chesterfield County School District, which features top-rated schools, such as:

  • Woolridge Elementary School, PK-5
  • Cosby High School, 9-12
  • Tomahawk Creek Middle School, 6-8
  • Swift Creek Middle School, 6-8


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