New Towne Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Surrounded by woods, New Towne in west Lynchburg offers a range of housing sizes and a great location close to the city’s excellent parks and schools. New Towne has 150 single-family houses and 50 town homes, and the neighborhood prides itself on its friendly atmosphere.
New Towne’s entrance to the neighborhood is on New Towne Road off McConville Road. The neighborhood is close to the intersection of Highway 501 and Highway 221.
An interchange for Highway 501 is less than one mile from New Towne. A turn north onto the highway will take residents into the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are only 30 minutes away. The mountains are a haven for hiking and camping, and mountain attractions close to Lynchburg include Smith Mountain Lake, the James River, the Appalachian Trail, and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Traveling south on Highway 51 is an easy route around Lynchburg.
Lynchburg is a popular college town, and Lynchburg College, Sweet Briar College, Liberty University, and Old Dominion are within miles of New Towne. The town’s young, active population makes for a vibrant nightlife scene in Lynchburg and plenty of outdoor activities. Blackwater Creek is one of the city’s biggest draws, with a three-mile paved path that is often filled with cyclists, runners, and walkers. In the winter, the nearby slopes of Wintergreen Resort are popular for skiing, snowboarding, and tubing.
River Ridge Mall offers a variety of popular stores and a movie theater, while the Lynchburg Community Market is known for its crafts, gifts, and restaurants as well as the bi-weekly Green Market farmers market during the growing seasons.