5 Things I Didn't Know About Founders Pointe

Real Estate Agent with East West Partners of VA, Hampton Roads, Virginia 0226005035

When prospective homebuyers walk in to our Founders Pointe Sales Model, we often hear people say, "Wow, we just love it here... I'm so surprised!". What did they think about our new waterfront community BEFORE they made the trip out to see it for themselves? What is their perception of Founders Pointe and the surrounding area? Upon further investigation, we've uncovered some of the hidden secrets about our custom home community in Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Here are five things you may not know about Founders Pointe...

1. Founders Pointe is surprisingly close to both the Peninsula AND the southside of Hampton Roads. Located less than ten minutes to Newport News/Hampton, homebuyers love the convenient commute to nearby employment centers. many from Norfolk and Chesapeake think that Founders Point eis "way out", but then they discover it's only 25 minute drive to Downtown Norfolk, and just ten minutes to I-664 (Harbour View). They love the nicely removed from the city location, but mere minutes to convenient shopping. The other pleasant surprise is the fact that the charming historic town of Smithfield is just 10 minutes away.

Founders Pointe pool

2. Resort styled amenities in an intimate neighborhood setting. It's highly unique to have a resort style clubhouse and lakefront pool complex, complete with a 112' water slide, a separate kiddie pool, outdoor grill area, and playground for a neighborhood with only 319 homesites. Add in the 3 miles of trails and walkways and an 844' pier that extends to Batten Bay, our homeowners often comment how fortunate they are to have so much to do right in their own neighborhood.

3. How many new home sites have 10 Builders? People love the fact that Founders Pointe has ten different quality homebuilders to choose from. Most subdivisions feature one or only a handful of builders, but homebuyers at Founders Pointe get a an excellent variety of house plans to select from. Consistent quality is also found from the first phase of the development all the way to the waterfront cul-de-sacs.


5. More Quality rather than less means Value. Over 200 families have already chosen to live in Founders Pointe. Many came looking for everlasting quality and timeless homes with more character. The builders know that there's a market out there for new homes that offer more than just square footage- homes with detailed front door entryways, bigger Kitchens with larger center islands, walk-in pantries, drop zones with built-in benches, outside living space, hard surface counter tops, quality flooring, better quality appliances and better HVAC systems...our homebuyers often find quality features already included in the homes and fewer "options" and "upgrades" to have to add. There's a relief on the face of prospective homebuyers when they find out that it's not your average "cookie cutter" neighborhood where all the homes look the same. Isle of Wight County schools area ranked third in the Hampton Roads area by schooldigger.com, first on the southside of the Tidewater area.

Isle of Wight County Schools are currently ranked first in South Hampton Roads by schooldigger.com and third among school districts in the Tidewater area. 

It is the County’s mission to provide rigorous, academic programs in a safe school environment that fosters high levels of student achievement, resulting in our students exceeding state and national accreditation standards year after year. The County schools are currently ranked 16th in the state’s 118 school divisions as reported in schooldigger.com’s recent article ranking the various Virginia school districts.

• 96% Graduation rate. Source:  Virginia Department of Education
• All schools accredited according to Virginia Standards of Learning


Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week on-site.

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