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Living in Lynnhaven, VA

one of seven boroughs of booming tourist town Virginia Beach, Lynnhaven, Virginia is constantly reinventing itself. The community has been called Henry Towne, Pleasure House Point, Bayville, Chesapeake Beach, and Lynn Haven at one time or another, and has transformed itself from a sleepy suburb into a vibrant residential neighborhood.

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Things to Do

If you love to shop, you'll find fashion outlets and unique boutiques at Lynnhaven Mall, one of the largest shopping destinations on the East Coast. With more than 1 million square feet of inside space, the mall has nearly 200 stores, an 18-screen cinema, and an open-air pedestrian plaza. Feeling hungry? Visit the cafe court on the building's lower level for fast food, Chinese, or Mexican.

One prominent attraction in Lynnhaven, VA, is Ferry Plantation House, a grand brick mansion with a Federal architectural exterior, built by George McIntosh in 1830. Built in 1792, the nearby Cape Henry Lighthouse, was the first lighthouse constructed by the federal government. Take a tour of the iconic building and look out at the Atlantic Ocean from the top.

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Housing in Lynnhaven

Lynnhaven real estate incorporates detached family homes with spacious driveways and townhouses located on quiet suburban streets. Picturesque oceanfront properties that overlook a sandy beach, including contemporary condos and apartments, are among the homes for sale in Lynnhaven and the surrounding Virginia Beach area.

Single family home Lynnhaven, VA

Travel and Transportation in Lynnhaven

Six miles away via the Norfolk-Virginia Beach Expressway, Downtown Virginia Beach has a three-mile oceanfront boardwalk and is a fishing and whale-watching hotspot. You can make the short bus journey from Lynnhaven Mall. Richmond, Virginia's state capital, is 102 miles away from the Lynnhaven neighborhood, via Interstate 64. It boasts cultural landmarks like the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the Science Museum of Virginia, and Maymont, a Victorian estate with landscaped gardens. Colonial Williamsburg, the living history museum that showcases life in the 18th century, is 55 miles away, also via Interstate 64.

Living in Lynnhaven, Virginia, gives you quick access to Norfolk International Airport, 12 miles away, perfect for a weekend away. If you prefer to stay local, you can explore this dynamic neighborhood by bike and cycle on one of the many trails and wide sidewalks in the area.


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  • Lynnhaven Mall is the perfect place for the shopaholic in your life to spend their time finding great deals and great finds.
  • History buffs in the mood to explore pay a visit to the Ferry Plantation House, a site that dates back to 1642 and is reportedly haunted by spirits. If you’d rather not be spooked by ghosts, the Cape Henry Lighthouse, built in 1792, is another option.


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