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 […]

Ford’s Colony newsletter for March 2017

Folks considering a move to Fords Colony in Williamsburg VA should read the latest issue of the “Talk of The Colony for March 2017. The Talk of the Colony is a monthly magazine that is distributed to all homeowners at the first of each month. In it you will find details of over 60+ clubs […]

Kingsmill Resort sale to Escalante Golf is finalized

I first reported the imminent sale of the Kingsmill Resort on Dec 14, 2016.  The sale has now been finalized as of March 1, 2017.  Escalante Golf, a boutique owner and operator of unique golf assets has successfully acquired the AAA Four Diamond Kingsmill Resort from Xanterra Kingsmill, LLC.The purchase price was  $30.7 million according to the […]

January 2017 Home Sales in WIlliamsburg VA

So only a few months into 2017 and the Williamsburg VA real estate market is moving along strongly. Although we show 4.5 months of inventory in the Williamsburg market that’s a little deceiving. Some of that is proposed construction. Homes that are priced right and in good condition are selling quickly. We have seen a […]

Forest Glen neighborhood expansion proposed

On 2/22/17  the James City County Development Review Committee (DRC) was presented a proposal for an expansion of the existing Forest Glen neighborhood, which would consist of a 44-lot cluster development of single family detached homes.. Because of the increase in desired houses the proposed development will require a Special Use Permit to move forward. Savannah Pietrowski […]

Kingsmill on the James

Kingsmill on the James – A Williamsburg VA Neighborhood Spotlight by “Mr Williamsburg” Kingsmill on the James is a gated residential and resort community, and one of Williamsburg, Virginia’s original master planned golf communities. Located on 2,900 acres of green hills and forests stretching for three miles along the banks of the James River, it […]