City of Williamsburg-Counselors Close- Attached and Detached homes.
Williamsburg Va. attracts many who want to live the “Colonial Williamsburg” way of life. Some have had children attend school at William and Mary and grown to enjoy the city from numerous visits others simply like living amongst history and after visiting many times throughout the years finally make a decision to move.
If you’re looking for an intimate, upscale neighborhood within walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg and one-of-a-kind restaurants and boutiques, you’ll want to consider Counselors Close.
With it’s authentic 18th century architecture and true “Colonial” features the “Village” of Counselors Close is a one of a kind ”colonial enclave” within the City of Williamsburg, only 3 blocks from Merchant’s Square and the W&M campus and one block to the law school. The small , intimate “village” of Counselor’s Close is composed of 56 properties. 47 of these are attached town homes, nine are detached.
Homes here were built from 1982- 1990 by Williamsburg’s finest home builders. Homes in Counselors Close range in size from 1600- 3100 square feet with the average coming in around 2000 square feet. Homes here have been very popular as both second homes and primary homes for folks who don’t want the hassle of maintaining a yard. The majority of the homes offer second floor master bedrooms. I am only aware of a few that had first floor master bedrooms. Most of the homes feature wood floors, and extensive custom millwork throughout including crown molding, chair rail and wainscoting. Numerous custom-designed and built-in cabinets and shelving also appear throughout most of the the homes.. .
For the golf enthusiast The Golden Horseshoe Golf Course is a short walk away. Williamsburg’s excellent library, many houses of worship and Matthew Whaley Elementary School also are close by.
Home prices vary, but range from $400-$500 thousand depending on size features and condition.. Home sizes in Counselors Close range from around 1600 square feet up to nearly 3100 square feet . Homeowner association dues are $161 a month and covers all lawn maintenance. The neighborhood is a mix of retirees and working couples.
|Top 8 Reasons to Like Living in Counselors Close 1. Walk to …Colonial Williamsburg where you can use your Good Neighbor Card and to the Farmer’s Market on Duke of Gloucester Street …Merchants Square with over 40 shops and restaurants… Matoaka Amphitheater for concerts…PBK Hall its performing arts series for to the Golden Horseshoe Golf Course…to College Creek Landing where you can launch a canoe or kayak
2. Closest thing to living in Colonial Williamsburg
3. Less than a mile to the scenic Colonial Parkway
4. Less than a mile to the Williamsburg Regional and the Swem Libraries
5. A short walk to McCormack-Nagelson Tennis Center
6. Intimate community with just 56 home sites
7. Low HOA fees—only $161 a month
8. Low City of Williamsburg taxes—only $2,160 annual on $400,000 home
|Fast Facts: Counselors Close
Homes: 56 Type : 47 are townhomes, 9 are detached
Homes built from: 1982-1990
Price range: $400s to $500s
Size Range: 1600 to 3,100 square feet
Lot Sizes: .03 acre average.
HOA Fees: $161 a month
Schools: Matthew Whaley Elementary, Berkeley Middle, Lafayette High
Property Tax Rate: 54 cents per $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $400,000 home would be $2,160 a year.
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Home Styles: Colonial
Nearby Golf Options: Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
Nearby Fitness Options:: The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg with fitness center, tennis courts, pools, lockers and spa.
Directions: From I- 64, Take Exit 242 to Route 199 west toward Williamsburg. Go 3.6 miles and turn right on South Henry St. after 1.6 miles turn left on South Boundary St then make the first left onto Counselors Way
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Keep looking: If you like Counselors Close, you might also like: Quarterpath Trace in Kingsmill. very similar look and overall feel. Other upscale town home or small yard communities include New Town, Charlotte Park, Holly Hills Carriage Homes, Brandywyne, Brandon Woods and others. You can explore many more Williamsburg and Hampton Roads VA neighborhoods here.See the Current homes for sale in Counselors Close
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