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Sommerton- A 55 or Better Chesapeake Va Community Spotlight

cottage row at sommertonSommerton is an active adult ( 55 & better community in Chesapeake, Virginia built by Stephen Alexander Homes & Neighborhoods.. 

Located on Kempsville Road, the community – which will total 90 units once completed – is reminiscent of older neighborhoods such as Norfolk’s Colonial Place or Ghent. Old World architecture, including metal roofs, stone chimneys and old-fashioned street lights with ladder racks help provide a small-town, historical district feeling.

view all homes for sale in this neighborhoodSommerton residences are available in 12 floor plans, which include quadriplexes, townhomes and detached single-family homes. With each type of home, condominium-style ownership means maintenance free exteriors. Homeowners do not have to worry about landscaping, lawn care, gutter cleaning or other exterior maintenance.

water view in SommertonThe community offers 12 different floor plans , all with two-car garages. When completed, The Retreat at Greenbrier will total 184 homes: 102 quads, 40 townhomes and 42 single-family detached homes.

Standard features in Sommerton homes now include Included

  • Luxury Gourmet Kitchens with Granite
  • Professional Appliances Including Refrigerator
  • Hardwood Throughout the downstairs
  • Upgraded Trim Throughout
  • 10’ Ceilings
  • Two Car Garage
  • Residential Elevator!
  • Maintenance Free Lifestyle
  • Giant spa tiled shower
  • A maintenance-free lifestyle.
  • Priced from the mid $300’s to the $400’s.

Sommerton homeowner fees are approximately $195 per month condo fee. They cover exterior building maintenance, grounds maintenance and trash pickup and condo insurance

The community is conveniently located off Kempsville Rd, near Greenbrier Mall, Chesapeake Hospital, Restaurants, Shopping and more.

Sommerton Amenities

gazebo @ sommertonThose who choose to call Sommerton in Chesapeake home will enjoy the community clubhouse, as well as the outdoor amenities, such as a heated swimming pool and an outdoor lounge area with a fire pit. Community garden plots, stocked fishing lakes and lighted walking trails make it easy to stay active. Yet, when the weather turns cold, the Lakeside Clubhouse provides plenty of space for residents to socialize or attend community events. Hobby and game rooms let residents get together for a game of cards or billiards, the meeting rooms are ideal for social clubs, and fireside seating areas are a great place to chat with neighborhood friends. The Lakeside Clubhouse also contains a fitness center for those who desire a place to exercise and stay in shape. 
rear viewSommerton’s thoughtful amenities continue outside. When the weather is warm, residents can take a dip or lounge beside the heated swimming pool. They can also stroll the lighted walking trails, visit the lakeside gazebo, or socialize in the outdoor lounge area, which is complete with a cozy fire pit.

Stocked lakes – worth fishing in or walking around. Three relaxing lakes with fountains are perfect opportunities to view a turtle sunning, a pair of geese preening, a serene walk or even a little fishing. The lake beyond our Lakeside Clubhouse has a fabulous walking path that really lets you get away, while still at home.

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Set in Chesapeake, Virginia, Sommerton  is conveniently located off of Kempsville Rd and is close to major roadways such as I-64, I-264 and I-464. This makes it easy for residents to travel or explore the immediate surroundings. 

With its great location in the city of Chesapeake Sommerton residents will also find plenty to do outside of the community. The area has a wide variety of shopping, dining and recreational activities to interest any active adult. For golf enthusiasts, Greenbrier Golf Course is right there. Nearby VA beach, Norfolk Yorktown and Williamsburg provide rich cultural attractions, including museums, performing arts centers, and much more

Sommerton Site plan

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Builder/ Developer of Sommerton

Award winning builder ,STEPHEN ALEXANDER HOMES has earned a reputation for excellence through quality craftsmanship, unique design, superior service, and community involvement. A multigenerational family business, the company is committed to developing and building the finest communities in Hampton Roads and is considered one of the area’s leading home builders. The family’s involvement in the construction business dates back many years. Grandfather applied his craft on many of the area’s significant projects. Today, two generations later, he would be proud of the craftsmanship achieved at STEPHEN ALEXANDER.

Sommerton Fast Facts 

Price Range mid:$ 300’s – $400’s

Home Types: Condo-Single Family Attached & detached

New /Resale: New and Resale Homes

Age Restriction: 55+

Construction Dates: 2006 – Present

HOA Fees:  monthly Condo Association fee $195 month

Home Sizes: About 1900 to 2900 square feet

Gated: No

Lot Sizes: Condo.

Amenities: Pools, fitness center, clubhouse..

Schools: N/A

Property Tax Rate: $1.05 per $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $300,000 home would be $3150 a year.

Home Styles: Transitional

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  Community Demographics

What does your condo fee at Sommerton pay for ?

Protection of your property value
When the time comes to re-sell, you’ll be glad that a managed, maintained community holds its property values better.

Maintenance of the building exterior
No more painting, caulking, fixing or replacing! Roofs, walls, walkways, porches – everything outside.

Professional care of all the landscaping
No more mowing, watering, weeding and seeding!

Continuous maintenance of the private streets
Cleaning and repair of roadways and parking areas.

Master hazard insurance policy for your entire building
Much less expensive than a normal home owners policy ! All you need is a simple "HO-6" policy for you and your possessions.

Private garbage pick-up
Weekly pick-up and mobile trash receptacle provided

Reserve funds for long-term repair and replacement
When the time comes for major renewal of building components- roofing, siding, paving, etc. – the funds will be set aside.

Listen to what Sommerton Homeowners have to say

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Interested in looking at homes for sale at Sommerton in Chesapeake VA ? There are a mix of resale and new construction homes for sale in this 55+ community in Chesapeake, VA.

Directions: Sommerton is located on Kempsville Road in Chesapeake. Take Greenbrier South exit from I-64, go to Kempsville Road and turn left. Site is approx. 1/2 mile down on right

Talk back: Are you a current or past Retreat at Greenbrier  resident?  We’d love to hear about your experiences in the neighborhood. Please leave your comments below.

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If you have any questions and/or would like to view homes for sale  in Sommerton or other communities in Hampton Roads or Williamsburg  I am here to help. Contact me at 757.254.8136 or John@MrWilliamsburg.com

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Like what you are reading ? Want to receive updates by email in the future ? Sign up here  banner psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I  would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This post was authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com  and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to  Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the  surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities,   condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New KentPoquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton,  Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth  Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry,  Va Beach, Yorktown  and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @  757-254-8136

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