What Residents Say About Living in Founders Pointe

There are many reasons nearly 200 families have chosen to live in Founders Pointe, a waterfront community located in the Carrollton area of Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Listen to what several families say are some of the things they love most about their cutom home community near the town of Smithfield.

Many say they love the resort style amenities, the quality of new homes, the beautiful waterfront location which is convenient to all Hampton Roads cities, and the concept of the overall community, which offers a real sense of neighborhood. Homes in Founders Pointe range in price from $400,000 to over $800,000.

One of the unique features of Founders Pointe is the trail system and three miles of walkways. The Trail links residents from the front entrance to the childrens’ playground, past the Residents’ Club and pool, around the lake leading you to the Ships Landing cul-de-sac where the 844′ Observation Pier is located. Enjoy panoramic views of Batten Bay with distant views of the James River.

Located off Sugar Hill Road on Route 17, just 4 miles from the James River Bridge, Founders Pointe is a quick 10 minutes to Newport News, and just 25 minutes to downtown Norfolk.  Founders Pointe is also just 10 minutes to the Harbour View area in North Suffolk and the I-664 interchange. To view a list of conveniences, click here.

One of the differential advantages to living in Founders Pointe is the programming of activities year round at the Residents’ Club. The video below highlights some of the fun socials and family activities planned by our Club Manager.

Another reason Founders Pointe has been attracting so many homebuyers in recent years is the excellent school system. There’s plenty of GOOD NEWS to share about the public schools that Founders Pointe children attend (Isle of Wight County). “Isle of Wight County has some of the best instructors that Hampton Roads has to offer….they have helped take our ranking from 41st out of 100+ school systems in the State in 2011 to 16th this past fall.” Dr. Katrise Perera

Isle of Wight County Schools are ranked first in South Hampton Roads by schooldigger.com and third among school districts in the Tidewater area. To find out more visit https://www.founderspointe.com/2015/03/isle-wight-county-offers-top-ranked-schools-hampton-roads/.

FoundersPointe Trail system FP Gardening  Park-like setting