Williamsburg, VA is a great place to call home. It’s full of character and culture and its weather is mild.
All these things and more are reason enough to put down stakes in Williamsburg / James City County, but with so many wonderful neighborhoods to choose from it can be tough to decide what one is right for you. That’s why “Mr Williamsburg” writes these Neighborhood Spotlight articles to introduce readers to the pros and cons of the area’s many unique locales. Today, we’re looking at the exciting Fieldcrest neighborhood.
During my years of working in the Williamsburg/ Yorktown area real estate market, I have sold homes in a lot of area neighborhoods.
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Ever heard of the Fieldcrest neighborhood in James City County ?, Chances are unless you are a local, probably not. This small area, nestled at the corner of Greensprings Rd and Route 5 / John Tyler Highway. is one of the area’s least known treasures
Fieldcrest is one of the most highly sought after communities in the area. It was developed in the late 1980’s by C Lewis Waltrip .Today, there are 78 homes in the Fieldcrest neighborhood. In terms of style, Fieldcrest is filled with beautiful, traditional colonials on lovely treed lots. Most are brick. The lot sizes for single family homes range from approximately ..34 – .88 acres with most averaging half an acre in size. Most homes were built by two of the area’s best builders Ron Staples and Marque Homes By CR McClellon
Why is Fieldcrest so popular? It’s simple ~ its location in Williamsburg on the Southern edge of James City County , tight-knit community, tennis courts, pool, basketball court.and more.
Fieldcrest is located approximately 10 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown. It is easily accessible to RT 199 and I-64 for an easy commute to the peninsula, Newport News, Ft Eustis, Langley AFB, Cheatham Annex, USCG Yorktown and other points on the Peninsula. It is a short walk to the picturesque VA Capital Trail for miles of hiking and biking. When complete the VA Capital Trail will be a 50+ mile long, multi-use trail, that will eventually connect the two historic capitals of Jamestown – the site of America’s first permanent English settlement in 1607, and Richmond the current capital of VA.
Chickahominy Riverfront Park is only a short distance away either riding on a bicycle down the VA Capital Trail or by car down Rt 5. This 140-acre park is located on the Chickahominy River. This park has something for every member of your family to enjoy. Facilities include two outdoor swimming pools, boat ramp, fishing pier, campsites, a playground, picnic shelters, a small store and access to the Virginia Capital Trail. You can bring your own boat or rent one at the park to enjoy fishing or exploring the Chickahominy River and Gordon Creek. There is space for
Jamestown Beach Park
You can have fun under the sun and tan on the sand all while you enjoy the sensation of the summer breeze that makes its way across the James River and ushers in the waves to shore. The park features a newly restored beach with a beautiful waterfront view of the natural environment and sunsets that will leave you in awe! You can bring your own gas grill or use the park’s charcoal grills to prepare your favorite summer foods in a shaded picnic area.
Fieldcrest Makes The Grade!!!
Fieldcrest students are fortunate to attend James City County Schools. Students go to newly constructed Matoaka Elementary School, Hornsby Middle School and Jamestown High School. For parents desiring a private school option, there are numerous choices including Walsingham Academy, Hampton Roads Academy, Williamsburg Christian, Providence Classical and more. Explore private school locations here
Fieldcrest has an HOA that offers plenty of opportunities to participate: The HOA manages the common areas in the neighborhood as well as the recreational facilities including pool, tennis, pond, recreation area, etc. The annual home owner association fee for homeowners is $500.
Having a neighborhood pool and tennis facility is also the life-blood of any community. The Fieldcrest pool is tucked away on Buckboard Drive and provides an entire summer of activities for young and old—all within the confines of the subdivision.
What is for sale in Fieldcrest ?
Over the last year, sale prices in Fieldcrest have ranged from a low $369,900 to $535,000.
Top 10 Reasons to Like Living in Fieldcrest
- Zoned for Matoaka Elem, Hornsby Middle and Jamestown High School2. Neighborhood pool and tennis courts
- Less than a mile to Williamsburg National Golf Club
- Only a few miles to the Chickahominy Riverfront Park
- All homes are custom built
- Adjacent to the VA Capital Trail
- Intimate community with just 78 home sites
- Active social scene with neighborhood parties and more
- Low HOA fees—only $125 quarter.
- Low James City County taxes—only $3,850 annual on $500,000 home
Nearby Fitness Options:: James City Recreation Center, Ironbound Gym
Talk back: Are you a current or past Fieldcrest resident? We’d love to hear about your experiences in the neighborhood. Please leave your comments below.
Keep looking: If you like Fieldcrest , you might also like: Settlers Mill, Monticello Woods, Fords Colony or Stonehouse in Toano
Psst, Mr Williamsburg is a different sort of real estate agent. This post was authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of the Williamsburg/ Hampton Roads/ Richmond VA area and his expertise helping buyers and sellers in the local real estate market. If you are a homeowner searching for someone innovative to sell your home I would love to share my thoughts on marketing.
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