Parade of homes at Founders Pointe in 2013

Founders pointe entrance isle of wightThis just in from the Peninsula Home Builders Association ( PHBA)

Founders Pointe has been selected by the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association to host the 2013 Parade of Homes model home extravaganza next April 13th – 28th. Founders Pointe is an award winning, waterfront community in the Carrollton area of Isle of Wight County, near Smithfield, Virginia. Now’s a great time to visit Founders Pointe and select your new home plan to be built in this unique opportunity.

Nicely removed from the city, Founders Pointe is convenient to all of Hampton Roads, just 3 miles from the James River Bridge, 12 minutes to I-664 and the Harbour View area, and 25 minutes to downtown Norfolk. This waterfront community was host to the first ever Spring Homearama model home show in 2010, and has been twice awarded “Community of the Year” by the Sales & Marketing Council of the PHBA.

Already home to over 150 families, Founders Pointe borders Batten Bay, the James River and its creeks. The Isle of Wight County community is being developed by East West Partners, who have also developed Eagle Harbor in Isle of Wight, The Riverfront in Suffolk  Gatling Point in Smithfield and Liberty Ridge in Williamsburg VA .

The Parade of Homes will be jointly produced by East West Partners’ and Big Home Shows.

search all homes for sale in founders pointeThe Venue
Founder’s Pointe is simply a beautiful venue for a parade.  The convenient location and community amenities continue to attract homebuyers to Founder’s Pointe despite a down economy.  Founder’s Pointe was the site of the Tidewater Building Association ( T.B.A.’s) successful 2009 Homearama.  If you haven’t been to Founder’s Pointe lately you owe it to yourself to take a look at this exciting community.

Overlooking  Batten Bay, with creeks and tributaries flowing to the James River, there’s never a shortage of breathtaking vistas and outdoor activities. Residents enjoy resort-style amenities including a community clubhouse , swimming pool, with water slide ,a children’s playground, leisure trails for walking and biking, an 844-foot observation pier and nature walk, and more. Even socializing with your neighbors is made effortless at Founders Pointe, with a year-round calendar of social events planned by a community Activities Director.

Sales Activity

A total of 17 homes sold or are under contract  in Founders Pointe in the last 12 months at prices ranging from $379k to $642k . 12 of the 17 homes were new construction.

Home buyers at Founders Pointe are able to choose from an impressive roster of Hampton Roads’ finest custom homebuilders. Their innovative home designs feature an array of distinctive architectural styles and careful attention to detail.  The list includes: ABT Custom Builders, Birdsong Builders,  E.R. Lenz Contracting, Emerson Builders, Hohmann Builders,  Newhall Construction,  Norman Miller Builder, Orleans Homebuilders,  Sadler Building Corp., and Sasser Construction.

East West Partners

East West Partners has a long and successful history developing and marketing residential communities in a number of states.   Locally, in addition to Founder’s Pointe, they are the developers of Gatling Pointe, Eagle Harbor, The Riverfront, Patriot’s Landing (New Kent Co.), Liberty Ridge (James City Co.), and Riverwatch (Gloucester).

Big Home Shows
Big Home Shows is a division of T.B.A. ( Tidewater Building Association)  Big Home Shows has a long track record of organizing and executing large-scale events including T.B.A.’s annual Homearama.

Stay tuned for more information about the Parade.


Founders Pointe is located off Route 17 just 3 miles south of the James River Bridge Isle of Wight County, Virginia.

The location is central to all of Hampton Roads, and only only minutes from the Peninsula ( Hampton, Newport News, Langley AFB)  or 25 minutes to downtown Norfolk VA on the south-side.


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