Founders Bridge


Just between Chesterfield and Powhatan sits a beautiful, wooded community called Founders Bridge. Situated on 600 acres, this community is located near Route 288 and is extremely accessible from the Midlothian and Richmond area. Established in 2001, Founders Bridge features rolling hills, sprawling woods, and beautiful homes.

Founders Bridge is built around an 18-hole golf course, Independence Golf Club, which was designed by a professional golf course architect, Tom Fazio. Once fully complete, Founders Bridge will have approximately 400 homes.


Due to Founders Bridge close proximity to the Chesterfield/Powhatan County line, students residing in this community can either attend one of the Chesterfield County Public Schools, or one of the Powhatan County Schools.

Students who attend the Chesterfield County Public Schools will go to Bettie Weaver Elementary, Robious Middle School, or James River High School. James River High School is home to the Center for Leadership and International Relations, offering a unique learning experience to students who possess the ability to become leaders and a desire to impact the world. In 2000, The U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School Program designated James River as a nationally recognized school of excellence. In 2008-08, they were designated as a “Model School” by the International Center for Leadership in Education.

Students who attend the Powhatan County Public Schools will go to Powhatan Elementary, Pocahontas Middle School, and Powhatan High School. Powhatan High School is a comprehensive high school offering students the opportunity to develop both college and career readiness skills. Their JROTC program has received the Honor Unit with Distinction Gold Star Award numerous times, which is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Army.


Aside from its beauty, residents of Founders Bridge have access to several amenities which include three swimming pools, a playground, tennis courts, miles of walking and biking trails, a renowned golf course, community center, cabana bar, and a weight room. Founders Bridge is a very active community, with several groups to join and events to attend. Some popular community events include a Fall Fest, an Easter Egg Hunt, Cinco de Mayo Celebration, New Year’s Party, and much more!


Several Custom Home builders have contributed to the overall design and style of Founders Bridge, offering homes with a wide variety of traditional styles. On average, homes in Founders Bridge range between 3,000 – 8,000 square feet, and sit on ½ acre – over 1 acre lots. Home prices range from $500,000 to well over $1,000,000.

What do you think? Are you interested in moving to Fouders Bridge? If you want to find out more information about Founders Bridge homes for sale, or any neighborhood in Chesterfield or the Great Richmond area, give The Yeatman Group a call at 804.NEW.HOME, we’d love to talk to you!

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