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  1. #1
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    Default Small acreage near Chesapeake, VA?

    At last, my brother has seen the light and is moving from California to a job in Chesapeake, VA. He is hoping to find a farmette with a few acres of land, suitable for having chickens (not horses. I love the guy, but I wouldn't trust him with a horse). Is he likely to find a farmette, or any property that is zoned to allow chickens, within say an hour's commute of Chesapeake? I don't know what his budget would be; I'm guessing low-middle-ish six figures. My nephew will be starting high school, so a decent school system would be good.

    Thanks for any advice anyone has.



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    Chesapeake has lots of rural areas. He should not have an issue.



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    Oh, for sure! I live in Chesapeake. Loads of tiny farmettes around.



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    No problem finding a place like that, I live in Chesapeake as well. However, I went to Hickory and wouldn't recommend it....entirely too over-crowded. Would strongly recommend something like Greenbriar Christian instead (brother went there).



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    Many folks working in Chesapeake actually live in NC. Camden and Moyock have farmettes and are within 20 to 30 minutes.



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    Quote Originally Posted by BaysofourLives View Post
    No problem finding a place like that, I live in Chesapeake as well. However, I went to Hickory and wouldn't recommend it....entirely too over-crowded. Would strongly recommend something like Greenbriar Christian instead (brother went there).
    True, I went to Atlantic Shores and I LOVED it. Great teachers, small 20-30 student classes, great school. Never had any problems with fights, drugs, bullies, etc...



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