Naval Station Norfolk- Norfolk, VA
Naval Station Norfolk is located in Norfolk, Virginia. The city of Norfolk has over 300 years naval heritage, and is the world's largest Naval Station. One of the oldest bases in the Hampton Roads area, opening in 1917, the success of the Naval Station has led to the construction and success of the other facilities throughout Hampton Roads. The Naval Station is the homeport to many naval vessels, including aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, large amphibious ships and submarines. The base at Norfolk offers support to the Naval forces in the United States Fleet Forces Command.
Homes Near Naval Station Norfolk
Within Norfolk there are more than 120 different neighborhoods; each neighborhood has its own character that has attracted residents, and has drawn many military families to stay and return to the city. Norfolk housing varies from charming starter homes to historic residences; downtown is home to lofts and town homes as well as brand new developments along the Chesapeake Bay. Many of the older neighborhoods within Norfolk have been restored and redeveloped and retain the charm and character that still attracts residents to their communities. Whether you are buying or selling there are many homes on the market and many homebuyers are currently looking for their next home. The city of Norfolk has 42% owner occupied housing, 46% rentals and a vacancy rate of 12%. The vacancy rate is one of the highest in the Hampton Roads area and currenty many affordable and desirable homes are on the market. In 2009 Norfolk has had an average sales price of $174,804 with the median sales price at $165,750.
If you are looking for a home near Norfolk Naval Stationand the surrounding cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach or the greater Hampton Roads area give us a call. If you are stationed in Norfolk and are looking for Townhomes, Single-Family Homes or Condos contact us today. We specialize in assisting military families in finding a home that fits their needs.
Schools near Naval Station Norfolk
Schools close to NOB include Camp Allen Elementary (K - 5), Northside Middle School (6 - 8), Maury High School (Grades 9-12).
New Homes and New Construction Near Naval Station Norfolk
Located around the Naval Operations Base in Norfolk (NOB) is a mixture of housing options. There are several new housing developments that may also be of interest near the Naval Station including The Landings and East Beach. The Landings is a community of town homes and condominiums located near Old Dominion University. East Beach is located in the Oceanview section of Norfolk. This beachfront community is set in a location that was once an ideal tourist destination. The city is currently under redevelopment in the area and the community of East Beach, so now is an exciting opportunity to own a new home in this upcoming community. If you are looking for a new construction home near the Naval Operations Base (NOB) and the surrounding cities, give us a call.
Living in Norfolk
The city of Norfolk was founded in 1682, and is presently home to nearly 234,000 people. It is the 2nd largest city in Virginia behind Virginia beach, and borders the cities of Virginia Beach to the east and Chesapeake to the west. Norfolk is located adjacent to the Chesapeake Bay and enjoys a temperate mid-Atlantic climate with average yearly high temperatures in the 60's and average lows in the 50's. Norfolk offers many attractions for military families stationed at NOB such as the battleship U.S.S. Wisconsin, Nauticus (a National Maritime Center), Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Botanical Gardens, the Virginia Zoological Park, the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center, and a number of nightlife and dining opportunities in the vibrant downtown.