Blog ~ News and Updates on Hearndon Homes

July 18th, 2017

Chesapeake has become a highly sought-after area of Hampton Roads for prospective homeowners. Within the city of Chesapeake are multiple sub-communities that have blossomed over the past couple of years. One of the most popular is the Grassfield area, home to one of our new homes community, Dominion Meadows.

But what makes Grassfield such a popular place to call home? Here are 5 reasons we think so many people love this area of Chesapeake.


Family Friendly

According to NeighborhoodScout’s analysis, the Grassfield area is more family friendly than 95.5% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Virginia. There are plenty of family-friendly businesses and amenities that make Grassfield a great place to grow and entertain your family. A short drive away is the Greenbrier shopping mall, the Great Dismal Swamp, Chesapeake City Park which has an imagination center and adventure park!



Grassfield is known for it’s award-winning schools that are all in close proximity to Dominion Meadows. In fact, Grassfield High School is just across the street!


Proximity to interstates

The Grassfield area conveniently located near all the major “traffic veins” of Hampton Roads, making it a great choice for those that may need to commute to surrounding areas or cities on a daily basis or if you’re looking to get away for the weekend!


Centrally Located

The Grassfield area is nestled in a very central location within Hampton Roads. As a resident in the Grassfield area, you are a short drive away from the fun hustle and bustle of downtown Norfolk, or the sun and the sand in Virginia Beach.


The Eats

The Grassfield area (and surrounding areas) is home to some great restaurants and locally-owned farms and farm markets like Sage Organics Natural Food Store. Check out TripAdvisor’s list of the top-rated Grassfield restaurants including The Egg Bistro, Burrito Perdido, Black Pelican and more.

Are you interested in learning more about the Grassfield area or our community of Dominion Meadows? View our inventory here or give us a call to schedule a tour today! Or call our New Home Specialist Jessica Locke 757-250-7030.


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