Lakewood, Norfolk, VA

Lakewood Neighborhood Guide Norfolk, VA


Lakewood is a quaint and peaceful neighborhood located in Norfolk, Virginia. It is known for its beautiful parks, quiet residential areas, and a well-established school district. Lakewood is situated near the Virginia Beach Boulevard, offering easy access to downtown Norfolk. Additionally, it is in close proximity to the Norfolk Botanical Garden and the Virginia Beach Town Center.

What You Will Love About Lakewood, Norfolk, Virginia

  • Its surrounding natural beauty, including the scenic Lafayette River and the nearby Norfolk Botanical Garden.
  • The quick and easy access to Virginia Beach Boulevard, connecting you to the bustling downtown area.
  • The safe, peaceful, and family-friendly atmosphere that characterizes this neighborhood.
  • The well-established school district, making it an excellent place for families with children.

What’s Nearby

Lakewood is just a short drive away from downtown Norfolk, where you can enjoy a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. The renowned Norfolk Botanical Garden is also nearby, offering enchanting gardens and walking trails. Additionally, the Virginia Beach Town Center, a shopping complex with numerous stores and eateries, is also easily accessible.


Lakewood offers a peaceful and family-oriented lifestyle. Residents enjoy outdoor activities in the neighborhood's parks and access to good educational institutions. Its convenient location also provides easy access to the wider array of amenities available in downtown Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 24 restaurants, 3 grocery stores, and 8 parks within a mile of the Lakewood neighborhood.

    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    3530 Tidewater Dr

    D & N Neighborhood Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.3 miles

    1901 Shoop Ave

Lakewood Apartments and Rentals

29 Rental properties in Lakewood, Norfolk, VA.

  • 851 Norview Ave #403 property


    851 Norview Ave #403

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    2083 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2203 Abbey Rd property


    2203 Abbey Rd

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    2150 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 715 Muskogee Ave property


    715 Muskogee Ave

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    754 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2113 Lafayette Blvd property


    2113 Lafayette Blvd

    4 Beds • 1 Bath

    1300 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3512 White Chapel Rd property


    3512 White Chapel Rd

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1406 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3336 Clark Cir property


    3336 Clark Cir

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    940 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Lakewood Demographics

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Lakewood Reviews

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  • Near Grocery Stores


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Lakewood Transportation

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Lakewood Schools

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