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Beach Communities in Hampton Roads

Are you interested in a life where you can live every day with the sand between your toes and the aroma of saltwater in the air?  Living close to the beach may be perfect for you. Newsweek listed Virginia Beach as a top 25 go-to beach town in the United States. Check out a few of these fan-favorite beaches and their surrounding communities.

Virginia Beach

Oceanfront

The oceanfront caters to all ages. Enjoy live music, street performers, seaside dining, seasonal festivals, surfing tournaments, and a three-mile-long boardwalk — all in one location. If you’re into the arts and all things creative, you may enjoy venturing into the ViBe Creative District. Embrace the lively and thriving community by attending a walking mural tour, the farmers market, and the art & eco market. Homes in the surrounding area have a median list price of $658,909. Search homes near the Oceanfront here.

Chic’s Beach

This little beach along the Chesapeake Bay serves up calmer waters compared to its livelier counterpart at the Oceanfront. This isn’t usually the first stop for curious tourists, and because of that, it’s a beloved favorite of locals. Homes in the surrounding area have a median list price of $457,500. Search homes near Chic’s Beach here.

Sandbridge Beach

If you’re looking for an even calmer and more secluded place to relax and unwind, Sandbridge Beach might be perfect for you. The sand dunes and marshes make for a picturesque landscape. Homes in the surrounding area have a median list price of $711,000. Search homes near Sandbridge Beach here.

Norfolk

Ocean View and East Beach

The beaches of Norfolk are a fisherman’s and crabber’s dream. Throughout the season, you can enjoy live music and entertainment. The calm waters and level ground make the beaches great locations for joggers and walkers to trek. Foodies rave over the hundreds of local restaurants that make the area so unique. Homes in the surrounding area have a median list price of $299,000. Search homes near Ocean View and East Beach here.

Newport News

Huntington Park Beach

Just along the James River, Huntington Park Beach is a quaint public beach suitable for boaters and those who love to fish. Take in the sites of the nearby rose garden. Travel through time at the neighboring War Museum. Homes in the surrounding area have a median list price of $189,450. Search homes near Huntington Park Beach here.

Yorktown

Yorktown Beach

Boating, swimming, and fishing can all be had at this two-acre slice of history in Yorktown. The city has worked to make the beach more accessible to all with the addition of a Mobi-Mat allowing walkers, wheelchairs, and strollers to access all that’s enjoyable about the beach. They also provide a Mobi-Chair to allow guests with disabilities to access the water. Homes in the surrounding area have a median list price of $509,950. Search homes near Yorktown Beach here.

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