The Perfect “Downsize Home” now available in The Settlement at Powhatan Creek

Tom and Diane Rhoads:  Building The Perfect “Downsize” House “This is just the perfect downsize house for a retired couple,” says Tom Rhoads of the custom, 3 bedroom/3 full bath Cape Cod that he and his wife, Diane, built in The Settlement at Powhatan Creek in Williamsburg VA.  Diane agrees, with one proviso: you don’t […]


The Hampton Roads real estate showed continued signs of a vibrant market in July 2017. Residential pending sales (properties that went under contract) were up significantly year-over-year, while settled sales (closed transactions) declined slightly. Active listings once again declined year-over-year for the 24th consecutive month. The region measured 10,993 residential active listings in July 2017, […]

Only 8 lots left at Rivers Bend

Only 8 lots left! River’s Bend at Uncle’s Neck is almost SOLD OUT! There are a few limited opportunities for you to own your own slice of spectacular waterfront in this private, wooded community. We have 6 creek front lots left, starting in the $200’s, and 2 lots left on the Chickahominy River at $599,500 […]

Talk of the Colony is out for August 2017

Thinking of moving to Ford’s Colony in Williamsburg , Virginia ?  or just want to stay on top of what is going on in the neighborhood? You should read the latest August 2017 issue of ”  Talk of the Colony” the monthly magazine of the Ford’s Colony Homeowners Association. The Talk of the Colony is distributed […]

Got Radon ? In Williamsburg VA the answer could be YES

According to the EPA there shouldn’t be a high concentration of Radon gas in the Williamsburg/ James City County VA area.  If you take a look at the map below they indicate the entire state east of Richmond has average indoor screening levels less than 2 pCi/L. Which is why most folks don’t think about […]

Talk of the Colony-June 2017

Folks considering a move to Fords Colony in Williamsburg VA should read the latest issue of the “Talk of The Colony for June 2017. The Talk of the Colony is a monthly newsletter that is distributed to all homeowners at the first of each month. Inside you will find details of over 50+ clubs for Fords […]

Jamestown Jams Concert Series Announced for 2017

James City County VA is pleased to announce its Jamestown Beach Event Park concert series, now called Jamestown Jams, is returning for the second year. Come and enjoy free live music on July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Oct. 6 with music from 6:30-8 p.m. Each concert will focus on a decade of music […]

Arbordale development approved in York County VA

On May 16, 2017 The York County VA Board of Supervisors voted to rezone 84 acres of land in the upper part of the county  making way for a new residential development of up to 493 units. The development, to be called Arbordale, would consist of 151 single-family detached homes, 85 two and or three […]

Foodapalooza A Festival of Taste- Meals on Wheels Williamsburg

Sharing this from the Blue Talon restaurant. ( one of my favorite place to eat !) MEALS ON WHEELS 2017!! Please – don’t take our word for this but the Annual Foodapalooza Festival of Taste that Meals on Wheels hosts under a huge tent at the Williamsburg Winery is the best culinary event of the […]

Market recap Williamsburg VA real estate stats March 2017

March Home Sales Report: March home sales indicators are out, and spring is off and running. New listings were up 17.2% for single family detached and 18.8% for single family attached properties. Pending sales increased 14% for single family detached, and 40.9% for single family attached properties. Quick Facts about the Single Family Detached Market […]

2017 Williamsburg Virginia’s Historic Garden Tour

The 2017 Williamsburg Virginia Historic Garden Tour aims to show the area’s colonial side during its garden week tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25. Homes on this nine-property tour span in age from the beginning of the 18th century to a 21st century Colonial Revival.  All are conveniently concentrated in two neighborhoods […]

James City County Spring/Summer 2017 Activity Brochure Available

James City County Parks & Recreation is your one-stop shop for summer fun! The 2017 spring/summer Destination Recreation Activity Brochureis now available and highlights our offerings through September. We’ve got hundreds of camps, programs and activities for children, for adults, for YOU!  Also get outside and rediscover your community, more than 20 exciting special events are […]

Funhouse Fest Returns To Williamsburg VA – June 23 – 25, 2017

Bruce Hornsby & Virginia Arts Festival are thrilled to announce the return of Funhouse Fest to the Lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, June 23 – 25!  Named after Bruce’s 1998 song “Funhouse,” the 3-day event is once again curated by Bruce, who will be performing in three unique projects over the course […]