The neighborhood of Greenbrier East is part of the city of Chesapeake, Virginia, which is situated in the Virginia Beach metropolitan area.
Greenbrier East is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder areas, especially around the railway line. Parks are spread out sporadically, which makes them rather challenging to get to. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to unwind in, including Chesapeake City Park.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around half of buildings in Greenbrier East, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. The median year of construction for dwellings in this area is 1997. This neighborhood is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in Greenbrier East while the rest are rented.
Residents will appreciate that no matter where their property is located in Greenbrier East, primary schools are nearby. On the other hand, high schools are not very numerous and for this reason not always within walking distance. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, some home buyers in Greenbrier East may be able to access one of approximately 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents are served by over 100 restaurants and coffee shops as well.
Greenbrier East is very car friendly. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, getting around by public transit is very difficult in this neighborhood. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines. Many of the houses for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not very well-suited for walking since running daily errands is challenging on foot.