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6 Must-See Homes in the Trendiest Hampton Roads Communities

The Hampton Roads region has so much to offer, which can make choosing the right home in the right neighborhood an adventure. While you sort through architectural styles and weigh whether you want a one-story or a two-story home, don’t forget to consider the surrounding neighborhood. What are you looking for in a neighborhood? Visit these six trendy communities in Hampton Roads to help you find out what fits your style.

Freemason District

Norfolk, VA

The Freemason District is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Norfolk, Virginia. Homes in this area date back to the 1700s. Its architectural styles and cobblestone streets have an irresistible charm that transports you through time. The trendy loft and condo-style living mixed with historical charm give the district its character. Enjoy great views by the Elizabeth River, tranquility in the Pagoda and Oriental Garden, and tons of delicious cuisine at local restaurants surrounding the neighborhood.

There are over seven homes currently available in the Freemason District with a median list price of $260,000.

View more about this home in the Freemason District here.


Norfolk, VA

Similar to its neighboring community, Freemason, Ghent marries the old with the new to form a union that locals can’t get enough of. Surrounded by the districts of Chelsea, North Colley, and Riverview, Ghent’s eclectic style makes it a must-see stop when traveling through Hampton Roads. Take in a movie at the Naro Theater, explore the Chrysler Museum, and discover hidden treasures at the unique shops throughout the neighborhood.

There are over 50 listings currently available in the Ghent area which has a median list price of $277,500.

View more about this home in Ghent here.

ViBe Creative District

Virginia Beach, VA

Do you love beach life? Do you crave art culture? Virginia Beach’s ViBe Creative District might be right for you. At the center of the oceanfront is a community of artists and creatives of all kinds. Hunt around the area for your favorite public art displays, or stop by the Old Beach Farmer’s Market for some local treats. 

The ViBe Creative District has approximately 50 homes available surrounding it at a median list price of $194,500.

View more about this home near the ViBe District here.

City Center at Oyster Point

Newport News, VA

Over the last decade, City Center at Oyster Point has become a staple in Newport News and a hub of shopping and entertainment for surrounding communities. Check out the latest movie at Cinemark City Center 12, or grab some friends and try a new craft at Board & Brush. The area has also become a central location for many businesses in Newport News, which is great if you’re looking for job opportunities that allow you to work close to where you play. The surrounding area offers many lifestyle options from apartments, condos, and houses. 

There are nine homes surrounding the City Center area with a median list price of $175,000.

View more about this home near City Center at Oyster Point here.

Peninsula Town Center

Hampton, VA

Peninsula Town Center offers an open-air experience and lifestyle located in the heart of Hampton’s Coliseum Central Business District. Enjoy fine dining, specialty shops, and luxury apartments–all minutes away from the Hampton Coliseum and the Hampton Roads Convention Center. If you crave non-stop entertainment options, this area is a perfect fit.

The city of Hampton currently has over 250 homes with a median list price of $215,000.

View more about this home near Peninsula Town Center here.

New Town

Williamsburg, VA

New Town appeals to all homeowners in every phase of their lives. . Residential homes, shops, restaurants, and businesses are centrally located within the blossoming New Town Community. If you desire to live, work, and play near everything you love and need, then New Town might be right for you.

New Town currently has 11 properties available with a median list price of $327,000.

View more about this home in New Town here.

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