Real Estate In Newport News Va.-shuyue

Patrick is a Sergeant, in the Army, and was stationed at Ft. Monroe in Hampton VA. He lived in a nearby apartment off base with his wife Janie and two kids. This Army Base sits on the water and he loved fishing there. Then he received military orders overseas and the family moved to Korea for 2 years. When that .mitment ended he was then stationed at Ft. Eustis in Newport News VA which is only an 18 mile drive from Ft. Monroe. He quickly went back to his fishing routine from his favorite pier. He and his wife liked the area so much he decided to buy a home in nearby York County VA. This is the reason for this brief article. The information is intended to give an overview of the reasons why many people, including military families, are deciding to settle and purchase homes in the Hampton, Newport News, York County, and Williamsburg Virginia. These cities are part of a larger regional metropolitan area .posing of other major cities which are divided on two sides separated by water. This greater land area formerly known as, and still sometimes refer to as, Tidewater is called Hampton Roads. It is separated by the water on two sides which are all considered local. One side has a couple of well known cities like Norfolk and Virginia Beach is called the Southside. And the other which is the focus of this brief article is known as the Virginia Peninsula. It’s major cities are Hampton , Newport News , York County , and Williamsburg HAMPTON: The city of Hampton is located between Williamsburg and bridge tunnel that heads over to Norfolk & VA Beach on the Southside. Hampton real estate is home to several major employers like Fort Monroe, Langley Air Force Base, and the NASA Langley Research Center, an aeronautical research facility. But arts and culture also are plenty. The city’s downtown Phoebus .munity boasts a rich history of arts, entertainment, and architecture. And regular events like the stock car racing at Langley Speedway and live music at the parks and the annual Hampton Jazz Festival are popular among Hampton real estate owners and visitors alike. Many families are attracted to live and buy homes in Hampton because of its numerous schools and institutions of higher learning, including Hampton University and Thomas Nelson .munity College. Others are drawn to Hampton real estate thanks to the city’s proximity to its beaches within the city like Buckroe and the world’s known VA Beach which is approximately a 40 minute drive. There are also many other employment opportunities than previously mentioned, and shopping for Hampton residents. The city has very reasonable homeowner’s taxes. NEWPORT NEWS: Hampton and Newport News are separated simply by a city line. Newport News real estate is located on the north shore of the James River, where the river meets the Chesapeake Bay. The city dates back to the early 1600s. Today, Newport News real estate boasts two historic neighborhoods, Hilton Village and North End/Huntington Heights, which are both listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For fun, visitors and resident homeowners alike can enjoy a wide range of activities at the Newport News Park, which boasts two golf courses among its 8,000 acres. Newport News is currently undergoing a renewal, attracting even more homebuyers to Newport News real estate. Since it is also on the peninsula, surround by water, many enjoy the waterfront lifestyle and mild climate offered by the city’s location along the James River. Others are drawn to Newport News real estate because of the city’s employment opportunities, including a major ship builder and military installations. Newport News also has places of higher education, numerous shopping areas, and a high tech research facility. YORK COUNTY: The County of York, established in 1634, is one of the eight original counties of Virginia. Its 108 square miles is a very quiet .munity. Close to the nearby cities of Hampton and Newport News. For this reason York County residential real estate is an ideal option for .muters to these cities. York County’s economy is tied to the large military-industrial .plexes that are throughout the entire Hampton Roads region. But York County still holds on to its early maritime roots. Seafood processing and Shipbuilding continue to thrive along the James River and York River. And with York’s .bined shorelines running for over 200 miles, York County real estate remains an ideal choice for home buyers looking for value. York County real estate is part of the Historic Triangle of Virginia, along with Williamsburg and Jamestown. The city of Yorktown sits at the northern point of the Colonial Parkway. This is a scenic byway that connects the three points of the Historic Triangle. Many families are attracted to York County real estate by the ten elementary schools, four middle schools, and seven high schools that serve the county’s youths. Others purchase York County real estate because of the scenic nature of the county, the fair weather, and the relatively low cost of living. WILLIAMSBURG: Many locals feel no one beats Williamsburg when it .es to major attractions. It is considered a great place to buy higher end real estate. The City of Williamsburg is considered as an upscale resident .munity of home owners. The residential population totals nearly 12,000. But it averages over 4 million sightseers and visitors that .e from all over the country to Colonial Williamsburg each year. This is an interactive restoration of the state’s original capital and life re-enactments of the early settlers in Virginia which were also among the first to settle the country. There are many other popular destinations in Williamsburg like Water Country USA, Busch Gardens theme park, Jamestown, Yorktown, the Williamsburg Winery, and the city’s manufactures outlet shopping centers. This was a quick overview of the 4 main cities that make up the Peninsula in Virginia. The Virginia Peninsula has a mild four season climate. This means outdoor activities can be enjoyed all the year round. The weather in the Hampton Roads area is seasonal and temperate. Summers are hot and humid with cool evenings. The average temperature range out of the 12 month period is 70 F with an average annual winter snowfall of 6 inches and an average annual rainfall of 47 inches. This makes the Virginia Peninsula a great place to relocate from up north for all the people looking to escape brutal winters. And the Virginia Peninsula is also a great choice for people out west looking to escape the desert summers. The collective waters known as Hampton Roads is one of the world’s biggest natural harbors, it includes the mouths of the Elizabeth River and James River with several smaller rivers and then empties into the Chesapeake Bay near its mouth leading to the Atlantic Ocean. This is at the heart of the major attraction to the Virginia Peninsula and Southside Hampton Roads. It is boaters, and fishers, and beach goers’ haven. Forget Florida or California, the Peninsula and Hampton Roads has everything they have with the exception of the palm trees and the high cost of living. The area is home to a large military presence and major employers like Fort Monroe, Langley Air Force Base, NASA Langley Research Center, Northrop Grumman, formally Newport News Shipyard as well as the Navy, Ft Eustis and a wide array of business and industrial enterprises. There are many choices for higher education like Hampton University, and Thomas Nelson .munity College serves as the .munity college. Newport News contains Christopher Newport University, a public university. Other nearby public universities include Old Dominion University , Norfolk State University and The College of William and Mary The area is served by two airports. Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, located in Newport News, and the Norfolk International Airport on the Southside. However, the primary for the Virginia Peninsula is the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. The Airport is experiencing a 4th year of record, double-digit growth, making it one of the fastest growing airports in the country. The airport currently has seven airlines that provide nonstop services to twenty five destinations throughout the country Public transportation on the Peninsula, the Southside and throughout Hampton Roads is served by the regions bus service called Hampton Roads Transit. The major roads on the Peninsula are Mercury Blvd which runs the length of Hampton and at one time had the most restaurants and eateries in the entire country. The other is Jefferson Ave which runs the entire length of Newport News. The entire Hampton Roads region is served by the I-64 and I-664 interstate system the primary method to travel back and forth between the Peninsula and Southside to VA Beach. In closing, the Hampton Roads area was recently voted one of the best areas to live in the country. Because of a high military presence which includes Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, the area remains a very popular choice for retirees. It is also due to this reason that the area has enjoyed some insulation from some of the economic downturns in the economy including the housing market. It is also consistently below the national average .pare to cities of equal population when it .es to crime and unemployment rates This is all in addition to the very pretty landscape surrounded by water, and the miles of waterfront properties. There is a very rich culture and lively nightlife. Whether you .e for business or pleasure, the Virginia Peninsula and the Greater Hampton Roads area has it all. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: