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Homes For Sale in Pungo, VA
Although located in a small town, homes for sale in Pungo, VA are nearby large parks and plenty of recreational activities. Residents of enjoy 265 parks in the Virginia Beach area that total more than 4,000 acres of land. Each park, such as Bayville Farms Park, Little Island Park and Providence Park, all offer something unique ranging from playgrounds to ball fields. Residents also appreciate the area's bikeways and trails that total more than 100 miles across Virginia Beach's beautiful landscape. In addition, the area features many recreation centers with indoor swimming pools, fitness rooms and much more.
Local Legends in Pungo
Pungo, Virginia is well known for a local legend named Grace Sherwood, who was accused of being a witch in the late 1600s. She was first accused in 1698 for placing a curse on a neighbor's cotton crop, which set off a string of allegations. Eventually, the Princess Anne County Government and the accusers determined that they would test Sherwood by ducking. Sherwood was tied cross-bound and thrown into the river at an area now known as Witch Duck Point, but she managed to free herself and swim to the top of the river.
Pungo's history also includes the Nimmon Church, which was constructed in 1791. The church was noted for Bishop Francis Asbury, who is reported to have visited and preached at the pulpit.
Amenities Near Pungo
Residents love the many attractions and activities in the area, such as the Military Aviation Museum, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge and the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center. Since all Pungo properties are just outside of Virginia Beach, residents will also enjoy the summer months of swimming in the Atlantic Ocean and walking the famous Virginia Beach Boardwalk. In addition, Pungo homes are just 20 miles from the attractions of Norfolk including the Norfolk Botanical Garden, USS Wisconsin and the Chrysler Museum of Art.
There are plenty of special events to enjoy in the area, including the amazingly popular Pungo Strawberry Festival. This annual event takes place for two days each Memorial Day weekend, offering a carnival, arts and crafts booths, live entertainment and strawberries prepared in more than 50 ways.
For those looking for more Pungo info, contact the Perfect House Team today.