The Retreat at Greenbrier, a Chesapeake active adult community for those 55 and older features single-family detached homes, townhomes and ranch-style fourplexes all within walking distance of an elegant clubhouse, pool and patio
The community, off of Kempsville Road, offers 12 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.
The location is unique in that it is are conveniently set in the heart of Greenbrier. Yet once you drive into the Retreat, you become a part of a very quiet, tranquil setting.
Weldenfield of Virginia LLC developed and built the condominium community, which frees its residents of lawn mowing, house painting and other outdoor maintenance.
The community enjoys a fabulous location near water, nature and thriving cities. Virginia Beach, Newport News and Norfolk are all within an easy drive and the city of Richmond is only two hours away. Closer to home, residents will have no trouble finding grocery stores, banks, restaurants and other daily services.
The Retreat at Greenbrier Amenities
Those who choose to call the Retreat at Greenbrier home will enjoy the amenities offered within the community clubhouse, as well as the outdoor amenities, such as a heated swimming pool and an outdoor lounge area with a firepit. 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.
The Lakeside Clubhouse is a spacious community center providing plenty of gathering spaces and activities. 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.
The Retreat at Greenbrier’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.
Like to get your hands in the dirt and create beauty among the thorns? For those of you who just cannot part with the ability to plant a seed and see it grow, The Retreat has 40 individual garden quilts that are available on a first-come first-served basis each year..
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.
The Retreat at Greenbrier Homes & Real Estate
The Retreat at Greenbrier’s residences are available in 12 floor plans, which include quadriplexes, townhomes and 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.
Quadriplexes in the Retreat at Greenbrier are available in three floor plans which range in size from 1,402 to 1,722 square feet. These homes offer main level living as well as second-story bonus rooms, two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Townhomes, which range in size from 2,008 to 2,535 square feet, are designed in five different floor plans. Some are single-level and others come with second-story bonus rooms, loft space or bedrooms. Each townhome includes two or three bedrooms and two bathrooms.
The Retreat at Greenbrier’s single-family homes are designed with four different floor plans, ranging in size from 1,672 to 2,232 square feet. Each of these one-level homes have three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Larger homes include extra rooms such as studies, hobby rooms or separate family rooms.
These beautiful residences are designed and built by Weldenfield , a company founded by Charles V. Welden Jr. and Peter W. Field more than four decades ago.
Weldenfield has built a solid business model by paying attention to customers’ needs and desires, to the details that separate good homes from great ones, and through innovative designs that marry tradition with technological advances in materials and construction.
The Retreat at Greenbrier Lifestyle
Residents at The Retreat at Greenbrier will enjoy an active lifestyle. The community’s social clubs revolve around special interests—such as, travel, wine, or reading—and are a great way for residents to get to know their neighbors. With exterior home maintenance and landscaping included, homeowners have the freedom to pursue their own interests. Within the community, that may mean playing cards or billiards in the Lakeside Clubhouse, swimming in the heated outdoor pool, tending plants in the community garden or fishing in one of the stocked lakes.
With its great location in the city of Chesapeake 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. Shopping is very convenient for residents of The Retreat at Greenbrier. There are two local centers available- The Shoppes at Greenbrier and Orchard Square Shopping Center. And 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
Set in Chesapeake, Virginia, the Retreat at Greenbrier 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.
Many popular destinations are within a short drive from the Retreat at Greenbrier, including Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Newport News. Nature lovers will enjoy living near wildlife parks such as the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, the MacKay Island National Wildlife Refuge and the Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge.
The home values at The Retreat at Greenbrier have been affected by the economic downturn in the local housing market and there have been a few foreclosures. However, construction has continued and standards within the community have not been negatively impacted. Over the past six months ( Jan –June 2011 period ), there have been 12 homes sales with six homes are currently under contract .Recent sale prices have ranged from $264.900 for a 1400 square foot town home to $405k for a 2600 square foot golf detached villa Below you will find the recent sale statistics for The Retreat At Greenbrier
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The Retreat at Greenbrier is set in the thriving city of Chesapeake This beautiful city is close to many major urban centers and offers its own fine dining, shopping, and recreational attractions. Chesapeake a regional shopping mall, an excellent hospital center and a variety of nearby golf courses.
Convenient access to Hampton Roads lets residents easily explore the surrounding area . Colonial Williamsburg located only 45 minutes from Chesapeake is a world-famous historic landmark. History buffs will enjoy visiting both Jamestown and Yorktown