Sandbridge Beach, Virginia: Driftwood Sea Serpent

"Isabel" is 60 ft. long and built as if its head, humps, and tail are rising and falling out of the sand.

Address:
3524 S. Sandfiddler Rd, Sandbridge Beach, VA
Directions:
Take Sandbridge Rd east to Sandbridge Beach, turn right at the ocean onto Sandfiddler Rd, and drive south about 3.5 miles. On the left (ocean) side, between Kabler and SeaScape Rds.
Hours:
Jan. 2014: Reported gone. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Isabel - Driftwood Sea Serpent

Driftwood sculpture of a sea serpent at 3425 Sandfiddler Road is no longer there. I think it might be for sale at Barrett's Antiques. [S Loonam, 01/02/2015]

Serpent sculpture.

Isabel the Sea Serpent

Isabel sits in the front yard of a rental home right on Sandbridge Beach. Just to the left of this yard is a public access path to the beach. The beach itself is great; clean, beautiful, and uncrowded compared to Virginia Beach 15 miles north.

We found her using the Roadside America app on our GPS!

[Traci, 06/01/2011]

Driftwood serpent.

Driftwood Sea Serpent

It's still there! No problems with the locals.

[Angela, 10/02/2008]
Driftwood Sea Serpent

There is a oceanside village named Sandbridge. The houses are all on stilts -- the kind of place that suffers during hurricanes and nor'easters. It's about a 1/2 hour drive from the Va. Beach oceanfront. Along the main road (Sandpiper or Sandfiddler) there is a giant serpent. I think, from memory, it's about 40 feet long by 15 feet high and is made up of driftwood and the like. It's really neat; but the neighborhood snoots don't like the traffic that comes by.

[Sean Quinn, 09/25/1999]

Its name is "Isabel the Sea Serpent" and it's built as if its head, humps, and tail are rising and falling out of the sand.


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