Founders Pointe’s Location is Closer Than You Think

Founders Pointe Observation Pier

LOCATION- In addition to enjoying a resort lifestyle in a peaceful, natural setting on the water, Founders Pointe residents benefit from the community’s central location between the Peninsula and Southside Hampton Roads. Nicely removed from the city, Founders Pointe is centrally located along the shores of the James River and Batten Bay, in the Carrollton area of Isle of Wight County, Virginia- just 10 minutes from the historic town of Smithfield, Virginia. Founders Pointe is an easy commute to anywhere in Hampton Roads. (Just 15 minutes to Newport News and 25 minutes to Downtown Norfolk)

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Founders Pointe is located just 3.5 miles to the James River Bridge, and is only 10 minutes to I-664/ Harbour View. Nealry 200 families hvae chosen to move to this waterfront community since our Grand Opening. Some of the reasons are the waterfront location (nicely removed from the city), the excellent school system in Isle of Wight County (which is rated #1 in South Hampton Roads), and the overall concept of the community (resort style amenties, quality custom homes, all in a waterfront setting).

Harbour View GrandeCONVENIENCE- Founders Pointe is also located just 2 miles from local shopping in the Carrollton shopping centers at Eagle Harbor located on Route 17. Within just 3 minutes, residents enjoy AJ Gators Sports Bar & Grill, El Burrito Mexican Restaurant, Virginia BBQ, Jeb’s Diner, Bubba & Franks BBQ, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Mamma Mia Pizza, Food Lion Grocery, Subway, Anytime Fitness, Riverside Primary Care, Davis Drug Store, with Rite Aid, Dunkin’ Donuts, and 7/11 coming soon.

Residents also enjoy the restaurants and shopping offered 10-13 minutes away in the nearby Harbour View area. Vintage Tavern, Buffalo Wild Wings, Riverstone Chophouse, La Parilla, Panera Bread, The Broken Egg, Ruby Tuesday’s, Applebee’s, Chick Fil-A, Firehouse Subs, and the Harbour View GrandeCinema. Shops include Kohl’s, TJ Maxx, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walmart, Office Max, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ross, Kroger Marketplace, Harris Teeter, Farm Fresh, Taylor Do-it-Yourself Hardware, Game Stop, GNC, Starbucks, Radio Shack.

Buffalo Wild Wings Grocery Store

Besides the many retail establishments within 5-10 minutes of Founders Pointe, residents also enjoy the experience of venturing into historic Smithfield. Some of the favorite places to go are Smithfield Station, Smithfield Inn, Taste of Smithfield, Wharf Hill Brewery, Frilly Lily, Ice Cream Parlor, and countless other antique & specialty stops on Main Street. People rediscover the quality of life in a small town atmosphere, and Founders Pointe is close to this charming town full of character and history.

Downtown Smithfield Inn Downtown Smithfield

Visit to find out more about the central location and excellent school system in Isle of Wight County. Contact Donita Frantz or Mark Edwards with East West Realty for more information, (757) 238-9009.