Kiln Creek Neighborhood Spotlight

If you’re considering a move to Newport News or York County, Kiln Creek offers options for just about everyone.

The Villages of Kiln Creek is a sprawling 1,200-acre community containing  2,947 homes with about 12,000 residents. It spans portions of York County and Newport News adjacent to Victory Boulevard. It remains the largest golf-styled development in the area, with a championship 18-hole course serving as its foundation

 

 

imageThe community consists of  31 sub-communities containing townhomes, condos,  detached single family homes and apartments. The neighborhood is planned around the Kiln Creek Golf Course and is located off of Jefferson Avenue in close proximity to Interstate 64 and the Newport News International Airport.

The  31 individual villages are named : Avery Woods , Cascades , Claymill Corner , Dunhill , Eagle Sound , Edgewater ,Fairways , Featherstone ,Gleneagles Highlands ,Hollingsworth, Images ,Ivystone ,Lake Cambridge ,Lakeside, Lexington ,Masters, Oakwood , Pinehurst , Players Choice , Rock Creek , Royal Colven , Sanctuary , Shoreline , Southlake ,Tradewinds ,Villas ,Waterford Pointe ,Westgate ,Willow Point and Windbrook

Virginia Beach developer R.G. Moore  started the project in 1986, promising to build a development with homes and a corporate center on “1,200 acres of scenic terrain.”

home in kiln creekThe majority of the homes in Kiln Creek were built in the early 1990’s and provide home owners with a pleasant living experience. You’ll find by living or visiting here that most of the residents take pride in their homes and property.

Past home builders in Kiln Creek have included Wayne Harbin, Dobson, C R Mclellon / Marque Homes, Darrel Rutherford, Lakeside Homes, Craftmaster Homes, Hampton Bay Associates, Dominion Building Corp (Images), Chesapeake Homes( Pinehurst), Shoreline Assoc, Terry Peterson (Ivystone), R.G.Moore (Westgate), Marsha Lynn Bldg Corp (Players Choice), Pickett Corp. H.R. Ashe,  Princess Anne Bldrs, ( Edgewater) Erkiletian Const  (Claymill) Gilliam Corp Lawson Homes, Centex, and others.

Home sizes in Kiln Creek  range from 944 square foot condos to 4800 square foot two story homes on the golf course. The average home size is 1950 square feet. Although some may feel that the neighborhood is a little crowded, all would agree that the overall atmosphere is appealing. .

home in kiln creek newport newsShopping is plentiful and convenient with dozens of retail outlets within just a couple of miles. Notables include Patrick Henry Mall, Barnes & Noble, and Target. With lots of shopping comes the availability of many great restaurants as well.

For the York County homes in Kiln Creek the assigned schools are Grafton Bethel Elementary, Grafton Middle and Grafton High Schools. Newport News Schools for Kiln Creek include Menchville High School, Hines Middle School, and Kiln Creek Elementary.

On a recent drive through the neighborhood I witnessed manicured landscaping, people walking on the trails, kids playing, golfers getting in their 9 or 18 holes for the day, residents enjoying the lakes while sitting on the park benches and more.

Amenities

clubhouse kiln creekThe home owners’ association currently owns a 4-acre recreation center complex consisting of a two-story building; an Olympic-size pool; picnic areas; playgrounds, tot-lots, tennis courts, a multi-purpose court, and its own maintenance facility, all of which are owned debt free. The in-house maintenance of the large common areas of Kiln Creek is handled by an outstanding staff who undertake the enormous task of maintaining and enhancing our landscaping easements, lake banks, and a twenty-seven mile lake-fed irrigation system.

 

 

 

gleneagles condos kiln creekHOA fees range from $50 monthly for detached homes to $245 monthly for a condo although condo fees due differ between the different villages.
Community spirit is alive and well in Kiln Creek. The Social Recreation Committee is extremely active and continues to plan new and exciting events that are offered to our residents. In addition, Kiln Creekoffers various clubs for our members such as the 50/50 club, singles club, garden club, bridge club, and our newest addition: the teen council.

 

 

Golf

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned golf veteran, players of all skill levels will enjoy the course at Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort. Voted one of the “five best courses in the state of Virginia” by Golf Digest, Kiln Creek’s beautiful 18-hole championship course offers members & guests an unparalleled golf experience. The 6,972 yard, par 72 layout was designed by the highly respected architect Tom Clark.

kiln creek golf courseClark created Kiln Creek to be one of the most challenging courses around..  The 8th hole is recognized as one of the best 4 par holes in the Mid-Atlantic region by Tee Time Magazine. Players of all skill levels will enjoy playing Kiln Creek. With thirteen lakes and over twelve thousand tons of sand, this beautifully landscaped course will bring you back time and time again to improve your score.

Kiln Creek also includes a spacious & targeted driving range along with putting & chipping greens. The club offers a full service Pro Shop, professional instruction & Outing Packages that are second to none.

kiln creek golfThe Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort is the leisure and recreational hub of the Virginia Peninsula. Kiln Creek is located exactly in the middle of the lush countryside, in an ideal, tranquil location that is both beautiful and conveniently located. We are twenty minutes from Norfolk, fifteen from Williamsburg, and the closest accommodations to the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport. The Clubhouse is the elegant crown jewel in a carefully developed and complete community of residential and corporate areas.

Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort features an all-inclusive resort facility, including the beautifully remodeled Inn, restaurant, day spa, and championship golf course.

Visit The Villages of Kiln Creek website

Kiln Creek is  located in Yorktown and is easily accessible to RT 17 and I-64 for a quick commute to  Newport News, Ft Eustis, Langley AFB, Cheatham Annex, USCG Yorktown, Williamsburg and most other points on the Peninsula and on the Southside of Hampton Roads..

Click here to see a map of area amenities and points of interest

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What is for sale in Kiln Creek  York County  or Newport News

Over the last year, home sale prices in Kiln Creek   have ranged from a low of $95,000 for a 1000 square foot condo to  $720,000 for a 4894 square foot six bedroom five bath home.. List price on the larger home was $779k .

Prices vary according to size, condition and age. The average market time for the 109 home sales in Kiln Creek in the last 12 months was 105 days , although that doesn’t include the DOM ( days on market) of a home if it is re-listed after expiring. Current list prices for homes in Kiln Creek range from $94k for a small condo to $475k for a 3400 square foot six bedroom four bath detached home.

bike path kiln creekProperty Taxes
With a real estate tax of $0.6575  per $100 York County taxes are among the lowest in the Hampton Roads region. The annual taxes on a typical York County home in Kiln Creek valued at $300,000 would equal  $1972.50 a year.

To put that in perspective the annual taxes on the same value home in neighboring Newport News section of Kiln Creek would be $3300.00 annually.
The current real estate tax rate for the City of Newport News is $1.10 per $100 of your property’s assessed value. The assessed value multiplied by the real estate tax rate equals the real estate tax

Recreation:

The Kiln Creek Dolphins are the summer league swim team for the Villages of Kiln Creek, located on the border of Newport News and Yorktown, Virginia. The Dolphins are part of the  Greater Peninsula Swim Association, and are currently in the White Division

kiln creek pool

Newport News has much to offer residents with 32 parks to play in or relax in, two public boat ramps, a fishing pier and Hilton Pier Beach. Stop by the Peninsula Fine Arts Center and be inspired by the works of art.

The York County  Parks and Recreation offers year-round programs for youth and adults. Available facilities include a 70 acre sports complex, 42 baseball/softball fields, 35 soccer/football fields, 36 tennis courts, 37 outdoor basketball courts, 5 outdoor tracks, 3 public boat landings, a 12-acre beach/picnic area on the York River, 2 neighborhood park sites, three smaller parks totaling 67 acres, and the newly renovated 545-acre New Quarter Park. Click here for more information.

 

Nearby Golf Options: Newport News Golf Club at Deer Run, Kiln Creek Golf Course

Nearby Fitness Options::YMCA,   Cross Fit HR  Other Options

Nearby Boating Options: Back Creek ParkWormley Creek Marina, Dare Marina  Seaford Yacht Club

Closest Grocery Store: Food Lion, Farm Fresh, Kroger Fresh Market, Costco, Wal Mart, Sams Club

Directions: From I- 64, Take Exit 256B , merge onto Victory Blvd, Turn left on kiln Creek Parkway in 7/10th of a mile. You are now in Kiln Creek.
You can also access the neighborhood off Jefferson Ave from I 64 take exit 255B 143 West/ Jefferson Ave, go 1.3 miles and take your first right onto Brick Kiln Blvd. This will take you into Kiln Creek

Talk back: Are you a current or past Kiln Creek resident?  We’d love to hear about your experiences in the neighborhood. Please leave your comments below.

 

 

Keep looking: If you like Kiln Creek , you might also like: Coventry or a number of other neighborhoods . View more neighborhood spotlights here or contact me for suggestions.

View current homes for sale in Kiln Creek York County Here Newport News

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If you have any questions and/or would like to view homes for sale  in Kiln Creek or other communities in greater Williamsburg or Hampton Roads, I am here to help. Contact me at 757.254.8136 or John@MrWilliamsburg.com

 

What is a Nosey Neighbor Update ?

Let’s be real. The real estate market is crazy right now and values are changing every day. As a homeowner we often want to know what homes are selling for whether it’s to satisfy your “nosey neighbor” curiosity or planning a move.  I have an online tool that will give you ALL FOR SALE, PENDING, & SOLD homes in your neighborhood displayed in an awesome mapped report with interactive graphs, charts, etc. It’s much more accurate than Zillow or other national sites & it uses real time MLS data. Plus, it’s private and secure – the only one who will see your information is me. Want to know what your neighbors house sold for or how much your house is worth,

Do you live in Kiln Creek and want to keep up with home prices in the neighborhood ?

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Want to get an idea of what your Kiln Creek home might sell for ? Want to discuss our “No Surprises” Program ? Fill out the form here
Fast Facts: Kiln CreekHomes built from: 1989-2000

Price range:  $100s to  $500’s +

Home Size: About 1.000 square feet to 4,800 square feet, median 1950

Lot Sizes: .10 to .33 acres .

HOA Fees: from $50 for detached to $245 for condo’s

Homeowner Association Website

Schools: Note: Part of Kiln Creek is in York County and part is in Newport News.

York County Schools
Grafton Bethel Elementary, Grafton Middle , Grafton High

Newport News Schools
Elementary: Kiln Creek

Middle: Hines

High: Menchville

Property Tax Rate: York County.6575 cents per $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $300,000 home would be

$1972.50 a year.

Newport News property taxes on a $300k home are   $3300.00 annually. Tax rate is $1.10 per $100

Home Styles: Transitional, Colonials, Two Stories and some ranches. Condos, townhomes.

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The Way it was in 1997
Who said real estate was a bad investment. Twelve years ago (in 1997) this 2800 square foot new home in Kiln Creek sold for $263,000. Today that home would sell for approximately $400,000.+

Climate
A generally moderate climate prevails in Hampton Roads:
Annual Average Temperature 58.8°
January Average Temperature 38.7°
July Average Temperature 77.9°
Annual Average Precipitation 47.5”
Annual Average Snowfall 7.1 inches

 

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Psst. I’m a Williamsburg/ Richmond and Hampton Roads VA 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/ Richmond/ Hampton Roads area and his expertise helping buyers and sellers in the local real estate market.

If you are a home owner searching for someone innovative to sell your home I would love to share my thoughts on marketing. You can read some of the stories I have written about the homes I have sold here.

Additionally, I have helped hundreds of folks find their dream home/ community and would love to help you find yours in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, VA Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Isle of Wight Poquoson as well as Richmond.

You can text/ call me by phone at 757-254-8136 or email  John@MrWilliamsburg.com

I look forward to serving your real estate needs!

Best,