Cape Story Homes for sale in Virginia Beach

by Katie Zarpas June 01, 2015 0 comments
Beach Homes for Sale in Virginia Beach, Cape Story, Neighborhoods in Virginia Beach

Here’s my neighborhood guide for Cape Story in Virginia Beach.

Cape Story, Virginia Beach

LocationCape Story

Cape Story is an area on Shore Drive close to the intersection with Great Neck Road.  It is near the Lynnhaven Inlet in Virginia Beach.  Its borders are formed by Long Creek to the south, First Landing State Park to the east, and the Chesapeake Bay to the north.


Area residents are often spotted riding bikes or wandering down the beach in their flip-flops.  With First Landing State Park nearby and the Chesapeake Bay looming to the north, favorite area activities include hiking, fishing, boating, kayaking, sailing, or surfing. Cape Story is also close to lots of favorite local restaurants, like Chick’s, Froggie’s, Hot Tuna and Bay Local.

Homes for Sale

Wondering what homes in Cape Story look like?  Take a look!  As of this writing, there are brick two story homes available for $339,000 all the way up to large homes selling for $840,000.

Neighboring Communities

Cape Story is a general area that includes the neighborhoods of Cape Henry and Cape Story.  

Nearby communities include Bay Island, Broad Bay Colony, Chick's Beach, Lynnhaven Colony, and Ocean Park.


Cape Story is near the waterfront communities of Great Neck and Chick’s Beach.  The Chesapeake Beach area is peacefully tucked away from the rest of Virginia Beach, but offers big city conveniences.  The beach is never more than ten minutes away.  Hungry, but don’t want to get in your car?  Hop in your boat instead and tie up at the dock at restaurants like Chick’s, Dockside, or Bubba’s.  Go for a round of golf at the Eagle Haven Golf Course.

Shore Drive has some of the best night life in Virginia Beach, as well as quick access to bike paths, hiking trails, or camping at First Landing State Park.  The Bayside Recreation Center and Great Neck Rec centers are nearby, with fantastic gyms for less than $100 per year.

Interstate 64 is accessible via Northampton Blvd, or you can access I-264 off of London Bridge Rd. JEB Little Creek is fifteen minutes away, Fort Story is 5 minutes away, and NAS Oceana, Norfolk NOB, and Dam Neck Annex are all within a half hour drive.


There are lots of shopping opportunities along Shore Drive, or in the Great Neck Road corridor.  Still not satisfied?  You’re within twenty minutes of Hilltop Shopping Center, or the Pembroke, Lynnhaven, and MacArthur Malls.


John B. Dey Elementary School, Great Neck Middle School, and Cox High School. Nearby local private schools include Cape Henry Collegiate. 

Have a question about Cape Story?


2016 is predicted to be a big year for real estate in Virginia Beach – don’t miss out!

Looking to sell and not sure what your home is worth?  Thinking about buying but not sure about your earning power?  Contact me today for a complimentary marketing analysis of your home’s value, or to learn about the buying process.

Katie Zarpas

Luxury Homes Specialist
Certified Real Estate Negotiator
Accredited Buyers Representative
Certified Distress Property Expert
HRRA Circle of Excellence Gold Recipient

Long & Foster Real Estate and
Christies International Real Estate
800 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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by Katie Zarpas June 01, 2015 0 comments