If you are planning on moving and have not found your 'dream home' or ideal location, look no further than Downtown Norfolk Virginia. By the time you're done reading this, you'll be headed to the coast to check out some of the best real estate Norfolk Va. has to offer.
With the motto 'Thou Shalt Grow', this town has always been a rapidly growing and changing scene. As early as the beginning of the 18th century, Downtown Norfolk Virginia has been booming. This port side area played a big part of the success of container shipping and brought many jobs to the area. During the decline of the waterfront shipping port it was shut down and abandoned. Where the rundown port used to sit has now become one of the most popular areas of Downtown Norfolk.
The Waterside, as it is most commonly referred to, was built up during the early 1960's and is still very popular today. Lined with shops, places to eat and ocean front access, it is always a happening place. There are always so many things to see and do in Downtown Norfolk and it is a great place to start or raise a family.
The Historical Downtown Norfolk District is home to some of the finest art galleries and music entertainment venues. There are always events or festivals planned to bring people out to the historical district, which help keep business booming. You can always expect to find something fun to do for the whole family.
With a population that falls right below 250,000 this coastal town has a big city feel. Most of Downtown Norfolk is walkable which makes getting to and from work a breeze. No need to sit in long lines of traffic as part of your daily commute. Having everything you need within walking distance will make life a lot easier for you and you'll be able to get out and really explore Downtown Norfolk.
The majority of the population is on average around 30 years old, which makes this a great place for younger, first time home owners. You'll be able to meet new people and grow in your community. The best places to live in Downtown Norfolk are right on the waterfront and in the Historical Downtown District. Many new studio apartments and homes have been built to draw in the more modern, younger crowd.
Downtown Norfolk Virginia offers a lot to see and do. From the Civil War Trail to the many historical landmarks and museums you'll be able to learn about the rich history that paved the way for this bustling town. Enjoy one of the beach side biking and hiking trails or hit the nature trails at one of the many parks that Downtown Norfolk has to offer.
If you have children or are planning to have children, you'll be glad to know that Downtown Norfolk is home to some of the best public and private schools on the east coast. Rest assured that your children will have an opportunity to receive the best education and curriculum. There are also many well known colleges in and around the Downtown Norfolk area.
The best part about living in Downtown Norfolk is the amazing beach. The gorgeous sand and rushing waves will help you relax and unwind, even when you're not on vacation. The beach of Norfolk offers a stunning view from the Waterfront Pier and water as far as the eye can see. Pictures and words just don't do Downtown Norfolk justice. You'll have to come and see the beauty for yourself; and when you do you'll be scouring this coastal town for the best real estate they have to offer. Spending just one weekend in beautiful Downtown Norfolk will have you wondering why you didn't come sooner and you'll never want to leave.
There are so many different places that you could choose to call home; once you make a trip to Downtown Norfolk, you'll have the moving van loaded and ready to go for your next visit. With so much to see and do, Downtown Norfolk is definitely the place to be! There's never a dull moment and there is always a gorgeous view! Let 'The Heart of Virginia's Waterfront' be the new place that you call home.
Southside Moving and Storage is a full service moving and storage company located in Norfolk Virginia. We have been providing excellent moving services for the Norfolk community for years. Southside Moving and Storage also service all of Hampton Roads including Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk Va., Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg Va., and Richmond. If you need local moving or long distance moving, please give us a call 757-234-7080.
Southside Moving and Storage
1180 Lance Rd. Norfolk, Va. 23502
757-234-7080 or 800-587-7474