Great Bridge, a neighborhood of Chesapeake that consists of well-to-do residents, is a somewhat covetable place to live, a quality taken into account by the many burgeoning retail shops in the area. Regarded as a welcoming place for families, Great Bridge provides shopping opportunities without the hassle of leaving the neighborhood. For that special place near Great Bridge, expand your search to neighborhoods like Deep Creek and Southern Chesapeake.
Dining, Drinking and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Battlefield Blvd. S has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is Cedar Rd. With our powerful apartment finder tool, you should have little trouble finding a new apartment in Great Bridge.
Have dinner and drinks out at Japanese Express located on Mount Pleasant Rd. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like A J Gators. Residents can choose from either pizza or deli snacks. On top of that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar and Hardee's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
It doesn't hurt to have a gym or a spa down the street. Great Bridge has Your Time 24-7 Fitness and Jim's Gym. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Coastal Water Marine Svc Inc.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Great Bridge.
Great Bridge's primary grocer is Grab N Go, located on Waters Rd. Keep your taste buds on their toes with freshly baked goods from neighborhood bakeries. Bennett's Corner Bakery Inc is in the area on Mount Pleasant Rd. and Carolina Cupcakery is located on Carmichael Way. Additionally, a few household name grocery stores in the area include Harris Teeter and Farm Fresh Supermarket.
The Great Bridge area provides residents with numerous retail options, such as Animal World and Noodle Games, where shoppers can quickly and easily find what they're looking for. Stay current on the latest fashion trends with the many malls and shopping centers in the neighborhood, too, at stores and shopping centers like 1 Dollar Plus Mall and Rlj Cards. Brand-savvy shoppers will appreciate the nearby malls of Glenwood Square and Cedar Lakes Shopping Ctr.
Neighborhood School Stats
Some of the schools near the apartments in Great Bridge are Great Bridge High School, Great Bridge Middle School and Great Bridge Intermediate School. While this school district information should give you a good idea of your children's school options near the apartments for rent, it's imperative you consult with area school district representatives to confirm the exact schools your children are eligible to attend.
Great Bridge High School, a Chesapeake Public district high school, has an above average college-acceptance rate, and it offers advanced-placement classes.
With lower student-teacher ratios and fewer overall students than Chesapeake Public Schools, the Department Of Correctional Education district offers residents one elementary school, three middle schools and nine high schools. Department Of Correctional Education district has a higher Great Schools score and more blue ribbon schools than the Chesapeake Public district.
Cost of Living and Demographics
When making budgetary considerations, it's important to note that the cost of living is higher than in Deep Creek. The average household spends $71.5K/year in total expenditures, compared to Deep Creek's $57.2K/year.
The neighborhood of Deep Creek is somewhat different from Great Bridge in terms of median age, although they are more comparable relative to household sizes and the number of households with children. The median age in Great Bridge is 35, while in Deep Creek it's 29. In Great Bridge, the average household size is 2.93 people, and it's 2.94 people in Deep Creek. Of households in Great Bridge and Deep Creek, 44% and 47% have children, respectively.
At $100.6K, the average income level in Great Bridge is significantly higher than that of Deep Creek's, which stands at $73.7K.