Birdneck Point

Location: Birdneck Point is one of Virginia Beach’s most sought-after neighborhoods.  Nestled along Laskin Road on its own small deep-water peninsula, surrounded by the waters of Little Neck Creek and Linkhorn Bay, Birdneck Point is one of the most distinctive communities in Virginia Beach.

The Birdneck Point Community:  Birdneck Point is said to have been named after the shape of the neighborhood, which juts out into Linkhorn Bay like the long neck of a bird.  It was originally settled as farmland in the 18th century.

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In the 1920s, the famed Cavalier Hotel at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront bought a private golf course on Birdneck Point. The golf course was purchased for the exclusive use of Cavalier Hotel members and was renamed the “Cavalier Country Club.”  Over the years the remaining farmland on the little peninsula was slowly sold off and developed.  But unlike other neighborhoods with cookie-cutter floorplans and repetitive designs, the homes in Birdneck Point are mostly unique. Custom brick homes are the rule.  Deep water access criss-crosses the neighborhood, and ancient trees shelter the homes below.

Map of Birdneck Point in Virginia BeachIn the 1950s, the amenities at the country club were greatly expanded and facilities were added to accommodate large yachts.  The club was renamed the “Cavalier Yacht and Country Club.

There are many waterfront homes in Birdneck Point, and most of these provide deep water access to Linkhorn Bay, the Chesapeake Bay, and eventually, the Atlantic Ocean.

Neighboring Communities: Linlier, Bay Colony, and Linkhorn.

Convenience: Birdneck Point offers fast access to I-264, but is also close to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Hilltop Shopping Center, Virginia Beach Convention Center, art museums, NAS Oceana, and Fort Story.  If you like golfing, boating, fine wines, and haute cuisine, the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club is for you.

Shopping: There are many shopping opportunities near Birdneck Point along Laskin Road, but Birdneck Point is also convenient to Lynnhaven Mall, the boutiques at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, and Town Center.

Schools:  Birdneck Point is in the Cox High School District.  Linkhorn Park Elementary School is nearby, Cape Henry Collegiate (a local private school) is close, and Birdneck Point is also served by Virginia Beach Middle School.

Prices:  The homes for sale in Birdneck Point vary widely in price.  As of this writing, there are beautiful brick ranch homes available for $450,000 down the street from $2,500,000 waterfront estates.  You won’t find many short sales or foreclosures in Birdneck Point.

Waterfront Homes: The waterfront homes in Birdneck Point face Linkhorn Bay or Little Neck Creek.  A few of the homes along the northeastern shore of Birdneck Point face Bay Colony.  The homes along the northwestern shore face Linkhorn Estates and Linlier.  For those without private waterfront access, the marina at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club offers a secure mooring for vessels of almost any size.

Search Birdneck Point homes for sale here.
Find Linkhorn Park Elementary School homes for sale here.
Find homes for sale in the Cox High School district here.
Find homes for sale in the Virginia Beach Middle School area here.

Katie Zarpas

Luxury Homes Specialist
Certified Real Estate Negotiator
Accredited Buyers Representative
Certified Distress Property Expert
HRRA Circle of Excellence Gold Recipient

Long & Foster Real Estate and
Christie’s International Real Estate
800 Laskin Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
757-685-44000 cell
757-428-4600 office


One thought on “Birdneck Point

  1. Beautiful. Shorts sales one right now it’s under contract on water. And just a couple months ago a foreclosure I put offers on one and wanted the most recent shortsale for myself. Actually both waterfront beauty’s with a little tlc will be magnificent….

    Katie Zarpas Sent from my iPhone


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