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Living in Hanover, Virginia

November 29, 2021

Perfectly situated off of route 1 in Hanover County, you will find Chickahominy Falls, an active adult community centered around a working farm. Boone Homes builds first-floor living luxury homes in Little Meadows at Chickahominy Falls, a private enclave of 29 homes. Now is the time to escape the hectic lifestyle and settle into the quiet yet active lifestyle in Chickahominy Falls. 

Founded in 1720, Hanover County just celebrated its 300th birthday in 2020! Take a look at just a few of the many things to do in Hanover, Virginia.

Woodside Farms

Woodside Farms is your one-stop shop for all your local produce and is conveniently located at the entrance of Chickahominy Falls. The farm grows its fruits and veggies on-site and also serves as a pick-up spot for other local meats, milk and spices. Woodside Farms also hosts informational events, cooking classes, and other health and wellness events throughout the year.  Get your hands dirty and reap the benefits of dirty therapy by volunteering on the farm!

James River Cellars Winery

Grab and blanket and chairs for a picnic at James River Cellars Winery. James River also hosts live music, ‘charcuterie how-to” classes and other seasonal classes.

Ashland Berry Farm

Ashland Berry Farm is full of family activities in the fall. Take your grandkids to the farm for pumpkin picking, hayrides, apple cider donuts and more. Open year-round, Ashland Berry Farm is also the go-to spot for hanging baskets, seasonal plants and flowers that will spruce up your outdoor living space.

Hanover Wayside Park

Enjoy the fresh air on one of the walking trails at Hanover Wayside Park. The park also has picnic shelters, a playground, horseshoe pits and a volleyball court. 

Downtown Ashland

Just a quick 10-minute drive up route 1 is the historic downtown Ashland, the home of many local restaurants, shopping, and more. Railroad tracks are found right down the center of the main street that is lined with sidewalks and benches. Visit the Ashland Museum and the Red Caboose to learn more about the story of Ashland.

The Ashland theatre originally opened in 1948 and was donated to the historic landmark to the Town of Ashland in 2013. reopened in 2018 after a two-year renovation and features new and classic films as well as live music. Take a look at the calendar of movies and performances here! 

The Hanover Tavern is one of the oldest surviving taverns in the United States. Visit the tavern to learn about the history of this colonial-era tavern through self-guided tours and exhibits, enjoy culinary excellence from the Tavern Restaurant or attend one of the many theatre performances.

You’ll find dozens of local restaurants in downtown Ashland. The Caboose Market and Cafe is located along the railroad tracks and provides beverages, cheeses and other local products. You don’t want to miss the farm-to-table fare from the cafe either. Stop by Ashland Meat Company for fresh meat from the on-site butcher, seasonal produce and grab-and-go items. Other popular restaurants include Homemades by Suzanne, The Iron Horse and Jake’s Place.

Whether it's food, arts, exercise, or entertainment, there is something for everyone in Hanover. Learn more about Little Meadows at Chickahominy Falls and call us today at 804-492-8818 to start your next chapter in Hanover. 

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