Welcome to Osprey Watch

Norfolk’s newest homesite adjacent to Lake Whitehurst!



Brian and Sarah

Dave and Joe were an absolute pleasure to work with throughout the entire building process. We are extremely satisfied with our home and would definitely recommend Dave and Joe to other families

Brian and Sarah


I just want to thank you for a very satisfying business transaction. My family and I will enjoy our home for many years to come thanks to your attention to every detail no matter how big or small that it happens to be.



Building quality homes since 1986

About the Builder

Classic Design Builders have been constructing well-designed residential homes in the

Tidewater area since 1986. The partners, Dave Slawson and Joe Hanley have been best friends since age 14 and have turned their dynamic into a lasting business partnership. They are known for their hands on approach, innovation in architectural design and creative floor plans. Their dedication and hard work is immediately recognizable in their houses, from usable living spaces to the high quality materials used in construction. Their eye for design and ability to work hand in hand with the homeowner, architect and interior designer allow them to take your dream and create a stunning, unique and affordable home using state of the art products and materials .

Classic Design Builders quality and craftsmanship has been recognized by their peers. They are a proud recipient of multiple Stanley Awards for Best Design and Craftsmanship, Best Outdoor Living, and Best Kitchen Design. With their continued success and financial stability they have been able to use the same group of trades people for over 15 years, fostering quality and consistency in their homes. Their passion to grow and ability to adapt to ever changing codes, technologies and energy resource innovations, combined with their unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction is why they have and will continue to serve so many families in Hampton Roads.

About Osprey watch

Osprey Watch boasts 22 new home sites with featured lots providing unparalleled views of Lake Whitehurst. Enjoy the serenity of nature while still have quick access to the necessities as well. Shopping centers, recreation, medical facilities and easy access to military bases are just a short distance away from this beautiful oasis in the city. The Norfolk Botanical Gardens, one of the largest public gardens in the state with over 150 acres of natural and cultivated beauty is almost next door. Your new home is just minutes from the majestic beaches of Ocean View and the Chesapeake Bay. Lake Whitehurst also has canoe access at Shore Drive and there’s a marina not far from the launch. Love open air shopping? Check out the new Norfolk Outlet Mall which boasts lots of well-known shops. Osprey Watch offers the best of all worlds to our new homeowners!

Osprey Watch is the darling of Classics 3 Group which consists of Joe Hanley, David Slawson and Rick Gregor. Remember those names because you will see them around Osprey Watch making sure your new home is being constructed to their strict specifications! You will immediately notice the high quality of work and materials in your new home. Their innovation in design and creative floor plans are unmatched by their competitors. Osprey Watch is unique in the stunning, yet affordable design and construction.


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