The neighborhood of Great Neck is located in the city of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The character of Great Neck is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. This neighborhood is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier sections, especially near the railway line. Finally, there are approximately 20 parks close by for residents to visit, such as Great Neck Park and Lynnhaven Community Park, which makes them easy to access.
Most housing in Great Neck was built between 1960 and 1980, during its largest housing boom. In this part of Virginia Beach, about 45% of buildings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. Home owners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood while the remainder are rented. This area has quite a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some, but not all, property owners in this part of the city will live within walking distance of one of approximately 10 supermarkets. There are also a few options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. In terms of education, it can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Great Neck. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools.
Commuting by car is very convenient in Great Neck. It is very easy to come across a place to park. However, the public transit service in Great Neck is not very frequent. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily relatively close by. Traveling on foot is not very practical for residents in Great Neck because few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.