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Thoroughgood neighborhoood is a popular community that enjoys not only the Western Banks of the Lynnhaven River and one of Virginia Beach's oldest homes, but a State-of-the Art Elementary School, an active garden club, many social events, and mature, tree-lined streets. This area has a rich history dating back to the original settlement of the New World. For more about the history see this webpage

 Tucked in the back of the historic Thoroughgood neighborhood is a lovely and quiet street called Whitethorne. At this new listing, you will find a home that has been loved for multiple generations in one family. Golden touches throughout show the pride of ownership. A meandering path through the mature landscaping provides privacy and solitude in the midst of a wildlife habitat. The solid brick home offers single-level living, an inviting, covered front porch with classic mid-century broken terra-cotta tiles, terra-cotta tiles in the family room, and hardwoods in the living room, dining room, and bedrooms. Crown molding throughout.The primary bedroom enjoys a walk-in closet, ceiling fan, and views of the private backyard. All bedroom closets include closet organizers. Ample storage plus an oversized garage with workbench and cabinets. Enjoy true serenity  enveloped by trees while relaxing on the backyard patio. 

See photos of the 1621 Whitethorne here. 

Thoroughgood and Thoroughgood Estates enjoy close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay as well as Virginia Beach's Town Center. Access to popular schools, the interstate, and Little Creek base make the location very convenient, but the abounding recreation draws those who value lifestyle too! Many social events, an active Garden Club & Running Group, and mature, tree-lined streets give the friendly community feeling that makes a house become a home. 

The children can take a bus or a bike ride to the modern Thoroughgood Elementary School.Teachers in Virginia Beach flock to this school, known for it's "Thoroughly Good Manners," top ratings in VB Teachers surveys, experienced, kind, supportive staff, parental involvement, and diverse student population. The Gifted Resource program and the Special Needs services are lauded at this attentive primary school. Independence Middle is also tucked inside the neighborhood, just a quarter of a mile away, and boasts the advancement of students into the high school Academy Programs. Princess Anne High School is the zoned high school, enjoying the same diversity and is home to the internationally acclaimed International Baccalaureate (IB) Program and special needs programs. Learn all about the home by scheduling a private viewing with Windy Crutchfield (757) 646-8056.

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School districts for Thoroughgood

Thoroughgood Elementary

Independence Middle School

Princess Anne High School

Norfolk Academy 

Cape Henry Collegiate

Neighborhood Recreation & Restaurants

Bayside Recreation Center

Leaping Lizard Cafe Showcased on Diner, Drive-Ins, and Dives and host to a neighborhood annual Oyster Roast.

New River Taphouse

Taste--Serving gourmet sides and deli sandwiches, wine, gifts.

Mermaid Winery

Zia Marie  authentic Italian Restaurant with romantic ambiance

Froggies Cantina By the Bay--Baja restaurant in Ocean Park

Citrus Breakfast & Lunch--Also of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives fame!

Commonwealth Brewing

Buoy 44--The neighborhood's most recent addition with views of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay.

Distance to:

  • Joint Expeditionary Base, Little Creek 4 miles

  • Bayside Rec Center, 1.4 miles (7 min bike ride)

  • City Boat Ramp, 3.3 miles (16 min bike ride)

  • Town Center, 3.3 miles or 8 min drive

  • Lubos Wine Bar, 1 mile (7 minute bike ride)

  • Pleasure House Shops  0.5 mile

  • Chic's Beach Beach   3.5 miles

  • Downtown Norfolk/MacArthur Mall 10 milies

  • Joint Expeditionary Base, Fort Story Annex  6 miles

  • Norfolk Naval Base  12 miles

  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Tunnel  11 miles

  • Norfolk Airport   5 miles

  • Oceana Naval Air Station  12 miles

  • Naval Air Station Oceana, Dam Neck Annex 22 miles

  • Virginia Beach Oceanfront   10 miles


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