Monroe Gates Apartments is a recently built luxury community positioned at a highly visible location within the historic Phoebus neighborhood of Hampton, Virginia. The site has a very long, visible frontage along Mallory Street, which is the main street that crosses through Phoebus. The Phoebus neighborhood is the gateway neighborhood to Fort Monroe, a historic Army base first founded in 1610. No longer functioning as a military facility, Fort Monroe has become a sought after recreational destination with it’s many miles of sandy beaches, recreational sports fields, local sailing venue, marina, restaurants, and brewery.
New restaurants have opened along Mallory and Mellon Street in Pheobus, re-establishing this area as a vibrant part of the City of Hampton. The Mellen Street corridor is only a few yards away and within walking distance to the Monroe Gates Apartment community. The Mellen Street corridor hosts many of the Phoebus cultural and entertainment venues. There is the American Theatre known for its live performances, Mango Mangeaux, a restaurant that had its beginnings on the hit television show Shark Tank, The 1865 Brewing Company, El Diablo Loco Cantina, and Olde Towne Tavern, which are all local favorite restaurants. In addition, Mellen Street is lined with numerous retail stores and art galleries, which has added to the vibrancy of the area.
Taking a broader view, Monroe Gates is in a prime location, with easy accessibility and employment opportunities. The entrance to Interstate 64 is only a few hundred feet away from the community. Interstate 64 is the main interstate serving the entire Hampton Roads area. The two major airports are also only 20 minutes away with Norfolk Airport (ORF) to the south and Patrick Henry Airport (PHF) to the north. With regards to employment, the site sits in the middle of some of the area’s largest employers. Within walking distance is the very large Veterans Administration (VA) Hospital, nationally renowned Hampton University, and the multiple business located at Fort Monroe. Our community is located a few miles from the Norfolk Naval Station and Huntington Ingalls Industry, which are both the largest Naval Base and shipbuilding operations in the world.
Monroe Gates Apartment community consists of 162 apartment units on site with spacious floorplans featuring one and two-bedroom townhomes and apartments. Each of our fully brick buildings are elevator served and all of our apartments feature, ten or nine-foot ceilings, stainless steel appliances, electronic key fob entry, granite countertops, vinyl plank floors, ceiling fans, custom cabinets with quiet close drawers and doors, garden style tubs and showers, and private patios or balconies. Townhome and carriage house style units incorporate direct access secured parking garages.
The community also features a beautiful modern clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center and an interactive Wellbeats fitness studio. It also has an internet café with computer and printer access, leasing offices with package room, “Wow” room with kitchen and coffee bar, billiards room, outside grilling, covered patio with a gas fireplace, a dog park, and a resort style pool. In addition, the property has multiple private garages available for lease. The property is completely gated and is controlled access.