West End

Suburban in Touch With the City
West End is a great spot for those looking to be near the city but also have some space away from it. West End has a classic suburban feel, yet also commutable to the city of Richmond. University life is thriving. Plenty of students at the University of Richmond live here. The convenient commute makes West End popular for students and commuters. Up north outside of town is Bryan Park, a popular spot for many of the West End locals. Here, many events are hosted throughout the year including various walking trails and even a farmer’s market.

The people of West End have plenty of options to choose from when looking for a place to eat or drink. Many of the eateries near West End are highly rated online and recommended by many in the area. Highly rated restaurants in the area include Stella's, Continental Westhampton, Caturra on Grove, MOSAIC Restaurant, and Osaka Sushi & Steak. Many of the residents of West End like to go out of town to hit up bars in the city. Bars that many of them recommend going to include The Jasper, The Circuit Arcade Bar, GWARbar, and Penny Lane Pub. West End is a popular spot for college students and people looking to live a suburban life while having a quick commute into the city life.
What West End Residents
Think About Their Apartments
overall
7.8
value
7.4
amenities
7.2
social
6.9
management
7.6
Median rents in West End
Studio
$
1,100
1 Bedroom
$
1,395
2 Bedroom
$
1,405

Living in
West End

Quiet
Centrally Located
Suburban
University of Richmond
Friendly Neighborhood
Bryan Park
West End — 8.6/10 Rating (based on 11 neighborhood reviews)
The neighborhood is great! Most of the people you encounter are very friendly. Many people have dogs and children, which make the neighborhood a happy place.

Here and there, you may encounter some strange situations with people but nothing so concerning that you would make you not want to live there.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Village at Horsepen
Great area. Not too close to the bars, but it is the best location to meet the needs of law students. It is the closest complex to the school.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Estates at Horsepen
Quiet, family neighborhood. Not great if you're looking for a super YOUNG crowd, but definitely good for your average nerdy law student.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Malvern Manor Apartments
Very close to school, but about 15-20 minutes from many restaurants and nightlife.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Estates at Horsepen
Very friendly neighborhood. Very pet friendly.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Estates at Horsepen
Very convenient to UR and feels relatively safe.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Estates at Horsepen
I've had a great experience living in this area because its close to campus, as well as all of the stores on West Broad Street. Its super safe and quiet.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Estates at Horsepen
I love Carytown! It is full of great shops and restaurants. The location of Malvern is in a quiet, tree-lined area next to churches and schools, so there is not usually a lot of traffic.
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9
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Malvern Manor Apartments
Well-located, not far from restaurants. Close to Cary Town, the Fan, Scott's Addition, and the Museum District.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Argon
Right next to Carytown and the fan makes it easy to walk to restaurants and such.
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8
/10
Neighborhood Rating
Malvern Manor Apartments
nice neighborhood. about 5 min drive to school.
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10
/10
Neighborhood Rating
The Estates at Horsepen


Getting to Know
West End

Neighborhood Boundaries
East to West Boundaries: College Rd to VA-195
North to South Boundaries: I-64 to James River
dining
CookOut Restaurant
Pho So 1
Southerly Restaurant & Patio
Vinny’s Italian Grill Express
grocery
Food Lion
Kroger
Martin’s
Martin’s Food Markets
convenience
CVS Pharmacy
Walgreens
Walmart
fitness
Gold’s Gym
P.U.R.E Yoga
coffee
Starbucks
Starbucks

Best Apartments
in West End


1 Bed $1,452
2 Beds $1,720
3 Beds $2,032

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1 Bed $1,078
2 Beds $1,314

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1 Bed $845
2 Beds $1,295

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1 Bed $925
2 Beds $1,270
3 Beds $1,830

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1 Bed $1,095
2 Beds $1,410

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