Great Neck, Virginia Beach, VA

Great Neck Neighborhood Guide Virginia Beach, VA

About

Great Neck is a coastal neighborhood located in the northeastern part of Virginia Beach, Virginia. It's nestled between the Lynnhaven River and Chesapeake Bay, offering residents beautiful water views and easy beach access. The neighborhood is easily accessible with major roads like Great Neck Road and Shore Drive. Nearby, the esteemed Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and Neptune's Park offer culture and outdoor fun.

What You Will Love About Great Neck, Virginia Beach, Virginia

  • Enjoy water-based activities like sailing and fishing due to the neighborhood's coastal location.
  • Marvel at the picturesque views of the Chesapeake Bay and Lynnhaven River.
  • Experience a peaceful, seaside living environment while maintaining accessibility to the city center.

What’s Nearby

Great Neck is close to Downtown Virginia Beach, only minutes away from the vibrant Virginia Beach Boardwalk where there are numerous restaurants, shops, and attractions. First Landing State Park, known for its trails and beaches, is also a short drive away. The neighborhood is well-served by various schools, both private and public, and the Sentara Virginia Beach Hospital.

Lifestyle

In Great Neck, residents enjoy an active, outdoor lifestyle with the beach and various parks within easy reach. Yet, they also appreciate the convenience of urban living with shopping centers, restaurants, and cultural sites nearby. The neighborhood is known for its friendly, close-knit community that often gather for local events and festivals.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 246 restaurants, 35 grocery stores, and 26 parks within a mile of the Great Neck neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Harris Teeter

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2110 Great Neck Sq

  • SHOPPING
    Great Neck Village

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.5 miles

    1200 Great Neck Vlg

  • GROCERY
    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    1340 N Great Neck Rd

  • GROCERY
    Aldi

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    929 First Colonial Rd

  • GROCERY
    Kroger Grocery Pickup and Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    1800 Republic Rd

  • GROCERY
    Kroger

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    1800 Republic Rd

Great Neck Apartments and Rentals

164 Rental properties in Great Neck, Virginia Beach, VA.

  • Ascend at Hilltop property

    $2,300+

    Ascend at Hilltop

    2–3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1188–1501 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Aqua on 25th property

    $1,705+

    Aqua on 25th

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    437–1784 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Maple Bay Townhomes property

    $1,490+

    Maple Bay Townhomes

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1000–1400 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Pinnacle at 31st Street property

    $1,950+

    Pinnacle at 31st Street

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    775–1750 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Reflections at Virginia Beach property

    $1,197+

    Reflections at Virginia Beach

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    680–1048 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • Ocean Trace Apartments property

    $1,575

    Ocean Trace Apartments

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1000 Sqft

    Not Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
32.1%
22.2%
utilities
12.4%
16.1%
food
5%
2.9%
transportation
1.1%
2%
healthcare
10.8%
12.1%

Great Neck Demographics

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Great Neck Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 8 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 7 of 8 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 6 of 8 renters

Great Neck Transportation

walk bike and transit

Car-Dependent

46/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

47/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

27/100
2 other stops

Blue Marlin Marine

Other

2244 Red Tide Rd

Greyhound Bus Lines

Other

971 Virginia Beach Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

Great Neck Schools

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