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Chesapeake Neighborhood Guide

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Chesapeake is a charming area with many square miles of protected farmland, forest and wetlands. This region is known for its beautiful waterfront properties that surround the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Chesapeake borders North Carolina and is a short drive to several beaches including Virginia Beach and the Outer banks. Chesapeake was named the 21st best city in America by Bloomberg Business week.


Deep Creek

Deep Creek is a suburban community, which retains some of its original rural character. This combination at Deep Creek of old and new is typical of the City of Chesapeake in general, which contains both large suburban commercial and residential areas in its northern portion, and vast area of undeveloped forests and wetlands along its southern perimeter, in addition to including a substantial portion of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Deep Creeks median real estate prices are $270,215, which is more expensive than 62.3% of the neighborhoods in Virginia and 74.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.



Riverwalk is  a planned home and condo real estate community in Chesapeake featuring many homes and  condos for sale.  The distinctive design and mature greenery make this a very desirable Chesapeake neighborhood to live. Homes for sale can range from the upper 200,000s and go up from there.  Many are located on the river or have waterfront views. Condos for sale start at about 100,000 and also go up from this price point.


Great Bridge

Great Bridge was essentially a small town or crossroads until the late 1980s and 1990s, when it experienced significant growth. It contains large residential areas as well as many large shopping centers.Great Bridge real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Great Bridge neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.


Western Branch

Western Branch is the northernmost borough of Chespapekae. Its namesake, the western branch of the Elizabeth River, defines the area’s eastern boundary. The area is almost exlusively residential, with the exception of an area around the intersection of Taylor Road and Portsmouth Boulevard. Median real estate prices for Western Branch are $177,489 and average rental prices are $796.



Hickory lies in the southern portion of the city and is adjacent to the North Carolina-Virginia border. Most of Hickory is either rural farmland or wealthy suburban neighborhoods. Hickory eal estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Median real estate prices are $330,920.



The community of Greenbrier is conveniently situated in the middle of Chesapeake’s main commercial area. Central to all of Southside Hampton Roads, and located minutes from Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach and Suffolk. The median real estate prices are $253,091.


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