Here is my guide to the Birdneck Point neighborhood in Virginia Beach.
Birdneck Point is one of Virginia Beach’s most sought-after neighborhoods. Nestled along Laskin Road on its own small deep-water peninsula, surrounded by the waters of Little Neck Creek and Linkhorn Bay, it is one of the most distinctive communities in Virginia Beach.
Current Homes for Sale
The homes for sale vary widely in price. As of this writing, there are beautiful brick ranch homes available for $450,000 down the street from $3,500,000 waterfront estates. You won’t find many short sales or foreclosures. Below you’ll find a sample of current homes for sale:
The Birdneck Point Community
Birdneck Point is said to have been named after the shape of the neighborhood, which juts out into Linkhorn Bay like the long neck of a bird. It was originally settled as farmland in the 18th century.
In the 1920s, the famed Cavalier Hotel at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront bought a private golf course on Birdneck Point. The golf course was purchased for the exclusive use of Cavalier Hotel members and was renamed the “Cavalier Country Club.” Over the years the remaining farmland on the little peninsula was slowly sold off and developed. But unlike other neighborhoods with cookie-cutter floorplans and repetitive designs, the homes here are mostly unique. Custom brick homes are the rule. Deep water access criss-crosses the neighborhood, and ancient trees shelter the homes below.
In the 1950s, the amenities at the country club were greatly expanded and facilities were added to accommodate large yachts. The club was renamed the “Cavalier Yacht and Country Club.”
There are many waterfront homes in Birdneck Point, and most of these provide deep water access to Linkhorn Bay, the Chesapeake Bay, and eventually, the Atlantic Ocean.
Birdneck Point offers fast access to I-264, but is also close to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Hilltop Shopping Center, Virginia Beach Convention Center, art museums, NAS Oceana, and Fort Story. If you like golfing, boating, fine wines, and haute cuisine, the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club is for you.
There are many shopping opportunities nearby along Laskin Road, but Birdneck Point is also convenient to Lynnhaven Mall, the boutiques at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, and Town Center.
Birdneck Point is in the Cox High School District. Linkhorn Park Elementary School is nearby, Cape Henry Collegiate (a local private school) is close, and Birdneck Point is also served by Virginia Beach Middle School.
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