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Colonial Place in Norfolk, va

Colonial Place is a residential neighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia. It is a peninsula bordered by 38th Street on the south and surrounded on three sides by the Lafayette River. Once upon a time dating back to the 1900s, Colonial Place real estate was very high-class. Today, Colonial real estate is a charming area that includes mostly single-family homes and a few apartment buildings, still emanating much grandeur. Many large homes front the water and Mayflower Road arches around the shore of the river. Colonial Place Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Colonial Place real estate is a wonderful option for both established, and growing families. You’ll find plenty of unique homes that hold a lot of local history.

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Colonial Place Properties for Sale - Norfolk, VA

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MLS® #10231560 New Listing

5006 Newport Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,800 Sf


Terrific Tudor Styled Home Well Located In Historic Colonial Place On High Dry Lot. No Flood Insurance Required. Gracious Open Floor Plan. Kitchen ...


MLS® #10230891 New Listing

715 New Jersey Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,802 Sf


This Beautiful Home Is One Block From Knitting Mill Creek Which Leads To The Lafayette River In A Desirable Sought After Neighborhood Which Also Of...


MLS® #10230875 New Listing

4204 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3,250 Sf


The Sale Is Part Of A 1031 Exchange. Charming 2 Bedroom Plus Sun Room That Could Be 3rd Bedroom Or Office, 1 Bath Duplex (4202/4204 Separate Addres...


MLS® #10227922

4411 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,399 Sf


So Much Opportunity In This Massive Colonial Home. Located In Historic Colonial Place. 1 Of Only A Handful In The Neighborhood That Face The Rounda...


MLS® #10228053 Under Contract

717 Delaware Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 1 Bath • 1,650 Sf


Looking For An Opportunity To Live Near Ghent & Downtown Norfolk And Within The Highly Sought After Colonial Place But Don't Want To Spend A Mint? ...


MLS® #10227802

433 Rhode Island Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3,400 Sf


Have Someone Else Cover Your Mortgage With This Charming Duplex Featuring Classic Architecture & Modern Upgrades Nestled Deep W/n Desired Colonial ...


MLS® #10227251

4806 Mayflower Rd, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,650 Sf


Solid, Well-loved Traditional Home. Shady Wooded Lot Affording Private Enjoyment Of Knitting Mill Creek From The Front Porch. Welcoming Foyer Leads...


MLS® #10226504

4000 Mayflower Rd, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,153 Sf


Renovated 3 Bedroom, 2 Full Bath Ranch Home, Located A Stones Throw From All The Excitement Of North Colley In Historic Colonial Place. This Home F...


MLS® #10225099

549 Mayflower Rd, Norfolk, VA, 23508

5 Bed • 3 Bath • 3,681 Sf


Picture Yourself Sitting On The Second Floor Balcony Sipping Your Morning Coffee And Enjoying River Views! Nestled In Beautiful Colonial Place, Thi...


MLS® #10224951

507 W 38th St, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,700 Sf


Turn Key Ready, Custom Built Wine Cellar, That Could Be A Bonus Room, Or A 4th Bedroom. Granite, New Roof, New Foundation, New Soft Close Cabinets,...


MLS® #10224737

426 Delaware Ave #227, Norfolk, VA, 23508

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,025 Sf


This Is A Deal. Property Always Is Maintained Well. Located In The Section Back Off Of Delaware. Second Level Living. Fresh And Ready For A New Own...


MLS® #10224077 Under Contract

4012 Newport Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,500 Sf


Centrally Located In The Historical Area Known As Colonial Place. Enjoy The Stunning Views Of The Lafayette River While Bike Riding Or Walking The ...


MLS® #10224377 Under Contract

4516 Mayflower Rd, Norfolk, VA, 23508

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,223 Sf


This Darling Waterfront Cottage Style Bungalow Features Lovely Sunsets Daily And Stunning Views Up Knitting Mill Creek To The Lafayette River! The ...


MLS® #10224339

619 W 38th St, Norfolk, VA, 23508

5 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,648 Sf


Beautifully Rehabilitated Home In Sought-after Colonial Place! Boasting Five Bedrooms With Additional Space For Home Office, Nursery, Playroom, Add...


MLS® #10224314

411 W 37th St, Norfolk, VA, 23508

5 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,300 Sf


Welcome Home! This Beautifully Maintained Home Features 2 Bedrooms Downstairs, 3 Bedrooms Upstairs, Living Room, Family Room, And Dining Room. Open...


MLS® #10221442 Under Contract

431 New Hampshire Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,372 Sf


Incredible Location With Expansive Views Of The Lafayette River From Almost Every Room. So Much Potential In The Heart Of Colonial Place. Many Up...


MLS® #10220964

231 W 37th St, Norfolk, VA, 23504

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,661 Sf


You'll Love This Charming Three Story Home. This Three Bedroom, Two Bath Home With Large Fenced In Yard. Great For First Time Buyers And Invest...


MLS® #10218568

733 Carolina Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3 Bed • 3 Bath • 1,520 Sf


Traditional 3 Bed/3 Bath Colonial Place Home, Built In 2010. Spacious Living Room Opens To Huge Backyard With Privacy Fence. Bright, Airy Eat-in ...


MLS® #10218450

3713 Newport Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,200 Sf


Do Not Miss Out On This Colonial Style Home!! All The Charm With Today’s Modern Conveniences. Fully Renovated 4 Bedroom 3 Full Bath Home In The He...


MLS® #10214890

433 Pennsylvania Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

5 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,648 Sf


Terrific Renovated Home Overlooks Quiet Street In Historic Colonial Place! Enjoy 5 Bedroom/ 3 Full Bathroom First Floor That Maintains Integrity An...


MLS® #10214886

3915 Gosnold Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,436 Sf


Grand Historic Home On Huge Lot Featuring Loads Of Mature Landscaping. This Lovely Home Is Truly "one Of A Kind"!! A Charming Covered Porch Spans T...


MLS® #10213355

726 Delaware Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,900 Sf


This House Is Magazine Perfect! Beautifully Renovated Colonial Place Gem Has New Home Conveniences With An Eye For Historical Character. Gourmet K...


MLS® #10212501

4715 Gosnold Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

5 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,691 Sf


Stunning Grand Brick Colonial In Sought After Colonial Place. Elegant Foyer With Rich Wood Trim & Architectural Elements Around. Updated Kitchen W/...


MLS® #10212136

3714 Newport Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

3 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,796 Sf


Easy To Show!this Historical Charm In The Heart Of Colonial Place Is Ready For The Perfect Family. Beginning With The Front Porch To The Deck Out ...


MLS® #10208677

519 Pennsylvania Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

5 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,138 Sf


Great Opportunity To Own In A Well-established Neighborhood. Home Has First Floor Bedroom With Bath. Conveniently Located Near Odu And Colley Ave. ...


MLS® #10208815 Under Contract

4605 Gosnold Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 3,475 Sf


This Traditional And Spacious Home In Colonial Place Is Waiting For A New Owner To Complete Its Restoration, Already Underway. Built In 1918, This ...


MLS® #10207864

4614 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,584 Sf


New Kitchen With White Shaker Cabinets And Granite Countertops, New Floor, All New Stainless Appliances, Freshly Painted Pantry/ Laundry Room And B...


MLS® #10189933

511 New York Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

4 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,600 Sf


Welcome To The Well-known And Grand "painted Lady" In Historic Colonial Place. This Renowned Home Sits On A High Lot And Offers Beautiful Curb Appe...


MLS® #10125324 Under Contract

4108 Colonial Ave, Norfolk, VA, 23508

2 Bed • 2 Bath • 1,994 Sf


Good Bones In Historic Area, Needs Some Tlc. Front Porch, Off Street Parking, Unfinished Basement Used As Sewing Room, Laundry And Storage.

Discover Colonial Place Homes For Sale

Colonial Place neighborhood is full of many one-of-a-kind homes that were built nearly a hundred years ago. Over the years, these homes have undergone careful restoration to ensure its beautiful origins for years to come. Homebuyers attracted to this area appreciate the elegance that is found on each property. Many of the homes have a traditional East Coast feel with brick exteriors, bay windows accented with shutters, pitched roofs, and perfectly pruned hedges and established grounds. You’ll also find turn-of-the-century craftsman homes with generous porches, covered sunrooms, original hardwood floorings, elegant carpentry, and high ceilings. Depending on how ambitious you’re feeling, some of these homes are an absolute steal when it comes to finding a great deal for a fixer-upper, as the bones of these types of homes have much potential. Some homes have been added to the Colonial real estate market over the last decade to resemble the classic structures of a bygone era. These single-family homes accommodate anywhere from 2 to 5 bedrooms and bathrooms, with floor plans that provide 1,200 to 3,000 square feet.

Homes at the high end of the market are either new builds or date back to the early 1900s. Big, brick, and elegant is what you’ll find. Older homes have updated kitchens including new appliances, custom cabinets, and granite countertops. Bathroom renovations include upscale vanities and sinks, tiled shower and tub shower, and fixtures. If you’re a growing family, you’ll appreciate the pockets of extra space provided in enclosed side porches, oversized privately fenced backyards, and basements that have been fully encapsulated and waterproofed, which can be used for entertainment purposes or extra storages. What truly brings these homes to life is the wood-burning fireplaces that can be found in formal dining areas and bedrooms. These homes are larger and provide 3 to 5 bedrooms and bathrooms, with up to 3,000 square feet of space.

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Life in Colonial Place

Life in Norfolk boasts a lifestyle that has easy access to an urban waterfront, offering beautiful views and uses. Residents can easily enjoy memorable harbor tours, public festivals, kayak launches, and plenty of interesting shopping. If you’re into jogging or biking in the city, the Elizabeth River Trail is a 10.5-mile urban biking and pedestrian trail that tours the waterfront of the city.

Colonial Place is conveniently located close to the Old Dominion University, Monarch Way Shopping Village, Norfolk Naval Station, Colley Avenue shopping, and various cultural attractions. The Colonial Place Historic District encompasses over 1,000 contributing buildings, and sites throughout the residential parts of town. Other Area attractions include the Virginia Zoological Park, the Jeff Robertson Park, The Chrysler Museum of Art, and the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art.

Schools nearby Colonial Place Homes For Sale:

• Larchmont Elementary School
• Camp Allen Elementary
• Sewells Point Elementary
• Walter Herron Taylor Elementary School
• Ghent Montessori School
• Chesterfield Academy


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