Little Neck Woodland Retreat
From a vantage point on the Lesner Bridge over the Lynnhaven Inlet, one can see the peninsula of Little Neck. And moving south into Little Neck, you enter the neighborhood of Little Neck Cove, a land rich in history including Indians, Oystermen, and Moonshiners! A detailing of the families that originally inhabited this area can be found on their website and is a thoroughly enjoyable read. The properties in Little Neck Cove enjoy the benefits of shady trees and meandering streams, while also the convenience of an organized civic league and the conveniences of city life just minutes down the road. Located in the popular school district of Kingston Elementary, Lynnhaven Middle, and First Colonial High School and their Legal Studies Academy. Sidewalks lead one to the Little Neck Swim and Racquet Club where many community social and recreational activities are held. Nestled along the Lynnhaven River yet close to the Virginia Beach Town Center, shopping, interstate, and some of the areas best restaurants, provides this neighborhood with a unique, natural beauty while having city comforts and conveniences.
The newest listing in the neighborhood is on the site of the former George Tabor estate and is bordered on the north by a finger of the Lynnhaven River. Asking $550,000 for this woodland retreat, where you escape to this warm, spacious Cape Cod home in an extraordinarily natural setting. Enveloped by mountain laurels and mature trees is the former George Tabor estate, where the famous Tabor Azaleas were propagated and where his wood shed still resides. A meandering stream bubbles down 200 feet of river rock into a natural wetland area. Two bridges connect the wandering trails under a canopy of trees, decorated with azaleas. Warm your hearts on a cool evening by the aluminum chiminea and imagine how this would make a Tree House Paradise! With a first floor master bedroom, another master suite upstairs, this home has the versatility for multiple generations. A floor plan that flows functionally through the home also maximizes the beautiful setting with walls of Anderson windows. Enjoy your morning coffee in the sunroom above the waterfall, an afternoon tea on the front covered porch, or a nightcap on the balcony overlooking this cardinal heaven. Master bath with Jacuzzi tub, skylight, and gorgeous custom glass tiles. Kitchen updated with Staron solid surface, environmentally-friendly counters and includes a moveable island. Dual zone heat and air provide efficiency and comfort. The hand-scraped, wide-planked, pegged hardwood floor follows current design trend of mixing rustic and timeless style into any decor. Crown molding, pocket doors, and two brick fireplaces lend an air of comfortable elegance to this home. Dimmers on light switches add to the ambiance you wish to create. A walk-in attic provides a safe and easy transport of your off-season items and ample storage. The laundry room was updated to reflect the contemporary kitchen and provides a great storage and work area. Emergency features include a generator, deep well capable of self-supply, home situated above the flood plain, and a whole-house fan. A circular driveway provides easy transport back to the busy world and city conveniences that are minutes away. Nestled inside that circular driveway is a nook for playing horse shoes! Or take the bike path to the nearby park or the Little Neck Swim and Racquet Club. A unique and tranquil-setting plus an amazing venue to entertain friends and family!
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