Located in the highly sought after neighborhood of Upper Ghent, The Brightleaf Building, originally an old tobacco warehouse, was completely renovated in 2017 to be premier apartment homes, and features a pool, fitness center, and onsite leasing office! The Building, located on the corner of 22nd Street and Monticello Avenue, you get the best of both worlds! Brightleaf is not only in the Ghent neighborhood, but it is also walking distance to tons of awesome restaurants, bars, and shops! Just an quick walk to O’Connor Brewing, Mermaid Winery, 80/20 Burger Bar, and of course, Doumar’s famous ice cream shop. However, there are too many restaurants and shops in walking distance to list!
You can also enjoy the classic Ghent lifestyle with a quick 8 minute walk down to Botetourt Gardens or Pender Park, great for dogs, kids, and nature lovers alike. While in Botetourt, be sure to check out the famous Chrysler Museum of Art, and the views of The Hague River from Mowbray Arch. The Brightleaf Building is a quick 10 minute bike ride drive to EVMS, making it ideal for doctors, nurses, and staff! It is also a quick drive to The Waterside District, and Norfolk State! A 15 minute drive to both the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in one direction, and the Norfolk Naval Station in the other, be in the middle of everything!
The apartments, themselves boast luxury. Spacious open concept style living rooms and kitchen make the historic building feel modern and easy living. The kitchens have mocha stained cabinetry with granite countertops. Stainless steel appliances include Refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, glass top electric stove and oven, with a combination microwave / vent fan above. Large, bright bedrooms give way to designer tiled bathrooms, also with granite countertops and mocha cabinetry. Each apartment includes a full size stack washer/dryer. Apartments on the first floor feature polished concrete floors for that cool industrial vibe, and all of the upper floors are wood throughout.
Living at The Brightleaf Building makes life easy! Parking, Water, Sewer, Trash, Electricity, and Internet are all included with your monthly rent check! Pay just one bill a month!