Hampton Roads Area Information
Poquoson, VA, Ideal Real Estate Community for Senior Living
Poquoson is one of the few cities in Virginia holding its original Native American name, which means “great marsh” or “flat land.” This Hampton Roads area of VA is popular to real estate buyers looking for a great water town. Because of the large amount of water in the area, the major employers in the vicinity include Newport News Shipyard, military bases and NASA. Poquoson has a small town feel, with residents employing sound judgment and values, which is expressed in the low crime rate of the town. It is a great place for couples over 55 looking for a home. Come live in a town where the first theatre was named the “Thimble” and one of its roads was formerly known as “Billy Goat Road.”
Fantastic Cultural Opportunities in Poquoson
Not only does owning Poquoson, VA real estate offer residents an opportunity to be close to the water, but allows cultural options to help increase the neighborhood spirit. Residents can enjoy the Poquoson Museum, Heritage Park, South Lawson Park and Messick Point. Every year on the third weekend in October is Poquoson’s largest festival is The Poquoson Seafood Festival. The Festival includes fun activities such as:
• Singers and Bands
• Kids entertainment (including rides)
• Occasionally fireworks
Poquoson, VA, Rich in Local Business
Buyers looking for a location to relocate or retire to, will be pleased with Poquoson, VA. If you are researching places to live, you will want to know what types of retail, dining and recreation opportunities are available. Poquoson has several options in each category. Because of its proximity to water, there are fantastic seafood restaurants in the area. Some of the businesses available for local residents to enjoy include:
• Seafood at Crabcake House, Poquoson Seafood and Steak House, and Bonefish Grill
• Ethnic Cuisine at Thai Erawan Restaurant, Panda, Ninja Japanese Steak and Sushi, and Mr. Li’s Chinese Restaurant
• Italian at Anna’s Italian Pizza and Mr. C’s Pizza and Subs
• And many more dining establishments
• Shopping such as, A & M Glass Menagerie, Poquoson Shopping Center, Ute’s Gifts, Shoppe on Wythe Creek, Harmony Unlimited and so many more.
• Services such as dentists, family physicians, fitness centers, veterinarians and more.
Live by the Water in Poquoson, VA
No matter what you are looking for in a new home, whether it is a vacation home or main residence, you are sure to find everything you need in the real estate available in Poquoson, VA. Being near the water means water-front real estate is available, as well as farther away from the water as well. Becoming a local resident means you can enjoy the beach, water sports, recreational activities (like golf, boating, fishing, hiking, biking and walking) and all the town has to offer. As an expert in selling real estate to the 55 and over population, I can help you with your search for your new home. Contact me, Diana Rondinelli to assist you in all aspects of your home buying process.