Located in the Virginia Beach metropolitan area, Downtown Hampton is a neighborhood within Hampton, Virginia.
Downtown is relatively serene, since there are very few pedestrians. It is sometimes challenging to get to green spaces in the neighborhood since they aren't well-distributed. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to visit.
In Downtown, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main alternatives in the housing stock. This part of the city has an excellent variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by renters whereas the rest are occupied by owners. The median year of construction for houses in this part of Hampton is 1966.
It is usually an option for property owners in Downtown to buy groceries on foot. A limited selection of restaurants and cafes is available as well. When it comes to education, it is a reasonably short walk to access primary schools from most homes for sale in Downtown. In contrast, this part of the city does not have any high schools.
The car is usually the preferred approach to navigate Downtown. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 64, and it is very convenient to find a parking spot. However, the public transit system in this part of Hampton is not very convenient. Thankfully, the neighborhood is linked by approximately 10 bus lines, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. Walking in this areais not very common, even though many daily errands can be run on foot.