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Great Neck - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Great Neck: $652,000 / County Avg $455,500
Avg Taxes in Great Neck: $6,100 / County Avg $4,500
Avg Sq. Ft. in Great Neck: 2,963 / County Avg 2,244
Avg Price per/ft2 in Great Neck: $220 / County Avg $203
Avg Walkscore in Great Neck: 32 / County Avg 30
Avg Year Built in Great Neck: 1978 / County Avg 1987
Avg Days on Website in Great Neck: 92 / County Avg 76
Great Neck Real Estate Market Health
Virginia Beach is one of our favorite areas in all of Hampton Roads. With its comfortable weather, gorgeous natural beauty, and family friendly atmosphere, what’s not to love? The strong tourism industry should be an indication of how desirable this location is to visitors, so buying a house here should be a no-brainer. After you’ve made your decision to visit Virginia Beach, the next question is where? Well, fret not, because we have the perfect answer: The Great Neck Area.
What’s so wonderful about Great Neck? Well, you already love Virginia Beach, and Great Neck is one of the highest-quality areas you will find here. Do we have your attention? Good, because you will love it here!
A peninsula located right in the northern part of Virginia Beach, the Great Neck neighborhood is a high class spot. If you are able to afford a $400,000 budget, this is the area for you.
Living in Great Neck, you’re sure to experience the best restaurants, excellent schools, and an overall higher quality of living. While your average home cost will run anywhere in the neighborhood of $490,000 to $600,000, you will find lower tax rates when compared to the county average.
Location is key in real estate, and Great Neck is the perfect spot. It’s conveniently situated close to the highway, Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Beaches. Plus you have plenty of options for groceries—a must for foodies. From Kroger to Whole Foods, and many, many others, you can find exactly what you need to create at-home gourmet dining.
Great Eats in Great Neck
Are you a foodie? Do you enjoy a great meal? Do you have a refined pallet and a high standard of quality when it comes to your dining expectations? If so, you will adore Great Neck. While there are so many great places to choose from, here are just a few of the many superb eating establishments you will find nearby:
The Coastal Grill
Captain George’s Seafood
No Frill Bar and Grill
Nawab Indian Cuisine
Yukai Japanese Buffet
Azar’s Mediterranean Grill
There’s no shortage of variety here. Plus, you can find many other options in the greater Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads areas. And because Great Neck is a tight community, many of your favorite spots will be no further than five minutes away from the heart of the neighborhood.
While you will find much going on in Great Neck, you can rest assured its neighborhoods offer plenty of peace and quiet. Many of our communities are hidden away from all of the action, so you will have your place to relax from a busy day of fun and activity. Some neighborhoods to highlight include Laurel Cove, Brighton on the Bay, The Reserve, Chelea, Broad Bay Point Greens, and Alanton.
No matter where in Great Neck you decide to move, you will not be disappointed. Most neighborhoods are filled with waterfront properties, and you will find tons of beautiful mature trees all around. The neighborhoods have been long established, so you can become a part of a community with age and character.
While most homes are priced above $500,000, you can still find some properties on the lower end of the price scale. Bear in mind, some of these houses are older and might require some repairs.
While the price point of Great Neck area homes is certainly a bit higher than the average home shopper’s budget, one thing is certain: You will definitely get what you pay for here.
Great Neck Park
Do you lead an active lifestyle? If so, you’ll love Great Neck Park. Since 1990, it has been encouraging members of the community to go outside and enjoy the local setting. With 70 acres running along the banks of the Lynnhaven Bay, you will have more than enough space to explore and engage in a variety of activities. Some of the amenities include:
The park is a favorite local venue for wedding ceremonies with its gazebo and lovely view of the Lynnhaven Bay. You can also have fun traversing the many pathways winding through wooded areas.
Anyone with a valid driver’s license or alternate form of identification can check out some park equipment, including Frisbees, soccer balls, volleyballs/nets, horseshoes, basketballs, and more.
The Great Neck Recreation Center
Not only does Great Neck have a wonderful outdoor setting for sports, but it also has the Great Neck Recreation Center. This community center boasts 83,931 square feet. Membership grants access to the following:
A free weights area
Group fitness classes
An indoor pool, complete with a diving board, lap lanes, and an ADA lift
A multipurpose gym with a sports wall, traverse climbing wall, and racquetball courts
A game room and indoor play area for the kids
The Center is situated behind Cox High School and is conveniently located adjacent to Great Neck Park. A majority of activities will require a membership, but it is well worth the expense.
Everything You Need in One Place
Living in Great Neck will put you in a prime spot for everything you need and want. All in all, a drive from the bottom to the top of Great Neck will take about 10 minutes, and in that distance you’ll see everything from The Hilltop Shopping Center to the beaches. Grocery stores, the Great Neck Recreation Center, YMCA, PetSmart, a hospital, First Colonial and Cox high schools, Cape Henry Collegiate, and much more can all be found along the way. Just imagine the convenience and time saved when you have all of these establishments so close to home.
If you want the very best Virginia has to offer, you want Virginia Beach. If you want the best of the very best, Great Neck is for you!