Carytown: Off Base Area of Town


Marine Corps, Enlisted
20-30 years old
Previously lived in: Stafford, Fort Lauderdale, Okinawa
Silver medal 12 reviews

"Downtown everything!"

Carytown has something for everyone. Whether you're visiting for some live music at Garden Grove, shopping for ball gowns at Lex's of Carytown, or hanging out at the Galaxy Diner, theres loads to look at and be a part of. It's definitely got a bit of a hipster vibe, with vintage and specialty shops tucked into every corner, with just as many places to visit for anything you could imagine. This is a definite must visit during your stay in VA.

  • Family Friendly:
  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Recommended: Yes
  • How would you describe this Area of Town: cultural, artistic, shopping, touristy, locals spot, restaurants & bars, night life
  • Recommendations: It's gorgeous, but very busy.

Local Favorites

  • Restaurants: Galaxy Diner, Nacho Mamas
  • Happy Hour Spot: Garden Groce Brewing
  • Shopping: Lex's of Carytown, Bygones Vintage Clothing
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 John B. Cary Elementary School Richmond VA 23221 Public PK-5 6 0.4 mi
2 William Fox Elementary School Richmond VA 23220 Public PK-5 7 0.8 mi
3 Mary Munford Elementary School Richmond VA 23226 Public PK-5 9 1.1 mi
4 Amelia Street Sp. Ed. Richmond VA 23220 Public PK-12 NR 1.3 mi
5 Clark Springs Elementary School Richmond VA 23220 Public PK-5 NR 1.7 mi
6 The Governor's Career and Technical Education Academy for Stem In Richmond Richmond VA 23230 Public n/a NR 1.9 mi
7 George W. Carver Elementary School Richmond VA 23220 Public PK-5 10 1.9 mi
8 Westover Hills Elementary School Richmond VA 23225 Public PK-5 2 2.3 mi
9 Adult Career Development Center (Acdc) Richmond VA 23220 Public K-2 NR 2.3 mi
10 Linwood Holton Elementary School Richmond VA 23227 Public PK-5 3 2.5 mi
11 Richmond Acceleration Prgm. Richmond VA 23220 Public K-2 NR 2.5 mi
12 Capital City Program Richmond VA 23220 Public n/a NR 2.5 mi
13 Thirteen Acres Special Ed. Center Richmond VA 23227 Public K-2 NR 2.5 mi
14 Elizabeth D. Redd Elementary School Richmond VA 23225 Public PK-5 2 2.7 mi
15 Southampton Elementary School Richmond VA 23225 Public PK-5 5 2.8 mi
16 Metro Richmond Alternative Ed Richmond VA 23219 Public K-2 NR 2.9 mi
17 J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School Richmond VA 23222 Public PK-5 4 2.9 mi
18 Richmond Hospital Ep. Richmond VA 23298 Public PK-12 NR 3 mi
19 Virginia Treatment Center Richmond VA 23219 Public PK-12 NR 3 mi
20 Ginter Park Elementary School Richmond VA 23227 Public PK-5 3 3.1 mi
21 Swansboro Elementary School Richmond VA 23224 Public PK-5 1 3.1 mi
22 Overby-Sheppard Elementary School Richmond VA 23222 Public PK-5 1 3.3 mi
23 Blackwell Elementary School Richmond VA 23224 Public PK-5 1 3.4 mi
24 Crestwood Elementary School Richmond VA 23225 Public PK-5 5 3.5 mi
25 Johnson Elementary School Richmond VA 23230 Public PK-5 2 3.6 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Albert Hill Middle School Richmond VA 23221 Public 6-8 3 0.6 mi
2 Binford Middle School Richmond VA 23220 Public 6-8 2 1.2 mi
3 Amelia Street Sp. Ed. Richmond VA 23220 Public PK-12 NR 1.3 mi
4 The Governor's Career and Technical Education Academy for Stem In Richmond Richmond VA 23230 Public n/a NR 1.9 mi
5 Richmond Alternative School Richmond VA 23220 Public 6-11 NR 2.5 mi
6 Capital City Program Richmond VA 23220 Public n/a NR 2.5 mi
7 Yvonne B. Miller High School Richmond VA 23219 Public 6-12 NR 2.7 mi
8 Lucille M. Brown Middle School Richmond VA 23225 Public 6-8 3 2.8 mi
9 Richmond Hospital Ep. Richmond VA 23298 Public PK-12 NR 3 mi
10 Virginia Treatment Center Richmond VA 23219 Public PK-12 NR 3 mi
11 Fred D. Thompson Middle School Richmond VA 23225 Public 6-8 2 3.4 mi
12 Henderson Middle School Richmond VA 23227 Public 6-8 1 3.5 mi
13 Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School Richmond VA 23223 Public 6-8 1 3.6 mi
14 Franklin Military Academy Richmond VA 23223 Public 6-12 5 4.6 mi
15 Moody Middle School Richmond VA 23228 Public 6-8 7 4.9 mi
16 Elkhardt Middle School Richmond VA 23224 Public 6-8 1 5.2 mi
17 Providence Middle School Richmond VA 23235 Public 6-8 4 5.6 mi
18 Tuckahoe Middle School Richmond VA 23229 Public 6-8 6 5.6 mi
19 L. Douglas Wilder Middle School Richmond VA 23227 Public 6-8 2 5.7 mi
20 Thomas C. Boushall Middle School Richmond VA 23234 Public 6-8 2 5.7 mi
21 Brookland Middle School Richmond VA 23228 Public 6-8 3 6.1 mi
22 Generating Recovery Of Academic Direction Henrico VA 23231 Public n/a NR 6.4 mi
23 Manchester Middle School Richmond VA 23235 Public 6-8 5 6.4 mi
24 Byrd Middle School Richmond VA 23233 Public 6-8 5 6.5 mi
25 Falling Creek Middle School Richmond VA 23234 Public 6-8 2 6.6 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Thomas Jefferson High School Richmond VA 23230 Public 9-12 2 1.2 mi
2 Amelia Street Sp. Ed. Richmond VA 23220 Public PK-12 NR 1.3 mi
3 Maggie L. Walker Governor's School Richmond VA 23220 Public 9-12 NR 1.6 mi
4 Richmond Technical Center Richmond VA 23230 Public 9-12 NR 1.9 mi
5 The Governor's Career and Technical Education Academy for Stem In Richmond Richmond VA 23230 Public n/a NR 1.9 mi
6 Open High School Richmond VA 23220 Public 9-12 9 2.1 mi
7 Richmond Alternative School Richmond VA 23220 Public 6-11 NR 2.5 mi
8 Capital City Program Richmond VA 23220 Public n/a NR 2.5 mi
9 Yvonne B. Miller High School Richmond VA 23219 Public 6-12 NR 2.7 mi
10 Richmond Hospital Ep. Richmond VA 23298 Public PK-12 NR 3 mi
11 George Wythe High School Richmond VA 23225 Public 9-12 3 3 mi
12 Virginia Treatment Center Richmond VA 23219 Public PK-12 NR 3 mi
13 Richmond Community High School Richmond VA 23222 Public 9-12 9 3.1 mi
14 John Marshall High School Richmond VA 23227 Public 9-12 6 3.4 mi
15 Huguenot High School Richmond VA 23225 Public 9-12 4 3.6 mi
16 Armstrong High School Richmond VA 23223 Public 9-12 1 4.4 mi
17 Henrico High School Richmond VA 23227 Public 10-12 3 4.4 mi
18 Franklin Military Academy Richmond VA 23223 Public 6-12 5 4.6 mi
19 Freeman High School Richmond VA 23229 Public 9-12 7 5.2 mi
20 Hermitage High School Richmond VA 23228 Public 9-12 4 5.8 mi
21 Hermitage Tech. Center Richmond VA 23228 Public 9-12 NR 5.8 mi
22 Tucker High School Henrico VA 23294 Public 9-12 4 6.3 mi
23 Generating Recovery Of Academic Direction Henrico VA 23231 Public n/a NR 6.4 mi
24 Empowerment Academy Richmond VA 23223 Public 9-12 NR 7.6 mi
25 Godwin High School Richmond VA 23238 Public 9-12 8 8.1 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 St Benedict School Richmond VA 23221 Private PK-8 NR 0.3 mi
2 St Gertrude High School Richmond VA 23221 Private 9-12 NR 0.4 mi
3 Benedictine College Preparatory Richmond VA 23221 Private 9-12 NR 0.5 mi
4 Richmond Preparatory Christian Academy Richmond VA 23221 Private PK-5 NR 0.5 mi
5 Rudlin Torah Academy-Richmond Hebrew Day School Richmond VA 23221 Private K-8 NR 0.7 mi
6 Richmond Academy Richmond VA 23221 Private K-12 NR 0.7 mi
7 Sixth Baptist Christian School Richmond VA 23220 Private PK-9 NR 0.8 mi
8 Heartwood Grove School Richmond VA 23221 Private K-8 NR 1 mi
9 Orchard House School Richmond VA 23220 Private 5-8 NR 1.3 mi
10 Charterhouse School Richmond VA 23230 Private 5-12 NR 1.3 mi
11 Seven Hills School Richmond VA 23220 Private 5-8 NR 1.8 mi
12 Seven Hills Middle School for Boys Richmond VA 23220 Private 5-8 NR 1.9 mi
13 St Andrew's School Richmond VA 23220 Private K-5 NR 1.9 mi
14 Geara Group/Educational Developmental Center Richmond VA 23260 Private 1-12 NR 1.9 mi
15 Luther Memorial School Richmond VA 23227 Private PK-8 NR 2 mi
16 The Faison School Richmond VA 23230 Private PK-12 NR 2.3 mi
17 St. Catherine's School Richmond VA 23226 Private PK-12 NR 2.4 mi
18 Good Shepherd Episcopal School Richmond VA 23225 Private PK-8 NR 2.4 mi
19 Veritas School Richmond VA 23225 Private PK-12 NR 2.4 mi
20 Richmond Waldorf School Richmond VA 23225 Private PK-8 NR 2.5 mi
21 St Bridget School Richmond VA 23226 Private K-8 NR 2.5 mi
22 St Christopher's School Richmond VA 23226 Private PK-12 NR 2.7 mi
23 Iqra Academy Of Virginia Richmond VA 23225 Private PK-5 NR 2.7 mi
24 Bon Secours Family Center Richmond VA 23226 Private K NR 2.7 mi
25 Nubian Village Academy Richmond VA 23222 Private K-9 NR 2.8 mi
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# Name City State Zip Type Level Rating Distance
1 Patrick Henry School Of Science And Arts Richmond VA 23225 Charter K-5 3 2.7 mi
2 Richmond Career Education & Employment (Charter Sc Richmond VA 23225 Charter 9-12 NR 3 mi
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Base Distance
Defense Supply Center Richmond 9.9 mi.
Fort Lee 23.2 mi.
Fort AP Hill 36.8 mi.
Fort Pickett 42.6 mi.
# Address Type City State Bedrooms Bathrooms Distance
1 6075 PAYNES LANE For Sale SPOTSYLVANIA VA 3 3.5 39.6 mi
# Approved Name State Affiliation Category Cities Bases Specialties
1 MTA Approved Jim Doyel, MRP
Keller Williams Midlothian
VA Veteran Real Estate Agents/ Broker Chester, Chesterfield, Midlothian, Richmond, Prince George, Colonial Heights Fort Lee, Fort Pickett, Defense Supply Center Richmond, Fort Eustis, Langley AFB Buyer Agent,Seller Agent,Relocation

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