Historic Garden Week

We’ll See You By The Sea
At the North End
On April 19, 2023

By Katie Hand

The ever popular North End Neighborhood of Virginia Beach is dotted with lovely homes and
picturesque views of the Atlantic Ocean. This semi-walking tour between 47th Street and 55th Streets features two oceanfront and two oceanside properties, as well as a seaside Memorial Garden. Our four showcased homes are beautifully decorated and appointed with unique features and furnishings. Upon arrival, check in at The Princess Anne Country Club, receive your wristband, and board the trollies for an enjoyable tour. Be sure to stay for lunch and visit our Garden Market inside the Country Club for some one-of-a-kind treasures. We’ll See You By The Sea on Wednesday, April 19, 2023!

Tickets are now on sale $50
Online tickets only

Tour Date & Times
April 19th, 2023
Morning – 10:00 A.M. – 01:30 P.M.
Afternoon – 01:30 P.M. – 05:00 P.M.

Hosted By
The Princess Anne Garden Club
The Virginia Beach Garden Club

Tour Charis
Judy Aspinwall – 757-377-9319
Katie Hand – 703-863-3769

Tour Headquarters
The Princess Anne Country Club
3800 Pacific Avenue.


  • Please Park at the Headquarters
  • There isn’t any public parking
  • For private vehicles, please park at The Princess Anne Country Club and board the shuttles for this semi-walking tour.
  • After checking in at your tour time, receive a wristband and board the shuttles which will drop you off at the tour sites.
  • The map provided in the brochure, which can be picked up at headquarters, will direct you to each tour site.
  • Please wear comfortable shoes.
  • This tour can not accommodate wheelchairs and/or strollers.
  • Cell phone usage and photos are NOT permitted in homes.
  • All pictures will appear on The Princess Anne Garden Club website -PAGardenClub.org.

Lunch Reservations
A buffet lunch will be served at The Princess Anne Country Club for $30.00.
Please notify the club by April 14th at 757-428-4141 for your lunch reservation.

Garden Market
Enjoy shopping at our Garden Market located throughout The Princess Anne Country Club from 10A.M.- 5 P.M. You will find many unique and one-of-a-kind items for your shopping enjoyment.

Special Activity
Refreshments will be served in the garden at 5500 Ocean Front Avenue from 2 – 4 P.M.

Available at Tour Headquarters

108 55th Street
A stained glass transom over the front door, invites you to enter this Charleston-inspired, tin roofed home, built in 2015. The crystal chandelier in the dining room is a memento front he couple’s love of and travels through Italy. The Aga stove and cooktop is the centerpiece of the large chef’s kitchen. Many interesting items throughout the home are conversation pieces acquired while antiquing along the Eastern Shore.
Dr. Alan and Elizabeth Mahanes -Owners

5404 Ocean Front Avenue
Built in 2001 and completely renovated in 2022, this 4,000 square foot cedar shake beauty sits on the oceanfront between 54th and 55th Streets. Strategically placed furniture allows for enjoying the view of the ocean, below. The all white kitchen sports an oversized island that can seat 6-8 people. Front and back balconies are the perfect places to relax and dine throughout the day.
Don London/Stephanie Calliott – Owners

5402 Ocean Front Avenue
Polished white concrete steps lead you to the mahogany and glass paneled front door of this coastal contemporary home, built in 2020. The large open dining, living and kitchen spaces are the perfect places for entertaining large groups of visitors. Wide planked hardwood stairs lead up to the third floor which houses a roof-top deck complete with an automated roof hatch imported from the United Kingdom.
Dan Einwechter/Caroline Willcox – Owners

108 52nd Street
Built in the 1940’s and totally renovated in 2015, this cedar shake, Nantucket-style home is the quintessential beach house. Soft blue shiplap walls with matching ceiling beams invite you to enjoy the warm ambiance of this spacious home. The cozy kitchen with butcher block counter tops opens up to a spacious screened porch where the family spends relaxing moments enjoying the soft ocean breezes.
Charles and Tricia McDaniel – Owners

47th Street At Ocean Front Avenue
Engraved bricks adorn the walkway to the oceanfront with endearing messages, Bible verses and special words of hope to remember those who have lost their lives to cancer, and those continuing their fight with other life-threatening diseases. This hallowed place, which began as a tribute to Buff Taylor Koch, who lost her life at an early age from breast cancer, continues to be an exceptional spot for beach goers who have had engagement, wedding and special occasion pictures taken in this “Memory Garden by the Sea.” Erected and maintained solely by the Buff Foundation, Incorporated.