Fieldcrest-Williamsburg VA Neighborhood Spotlight

James City County , Detached

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.

search homes for sale in fieldcrest , williamsburg vaDuring my years of working in the Williamsburg/ Yorktown area real estate market, I have sold homes in a lot of area  neighborhoods.

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 treasureshome in fieldcrest neighborhood james city county va

fieldcrest homeFieldcrest 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 Location

Fieldcrest is located approximately 10 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and va capital trailJamestown. 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, camp imagesites, 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 monthly rental of boat and RV storage. The large fields and picnic shelters are available for special events.

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 imageJames 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.

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Fieldcrest Makes The Grade!!!

Fieldcrest students are fortunate to attend  James City County Schools. Students go to newly constructed Matoaka Elementary SchoolHornsby Middle School and Jamestown High School. For parents desiring a private school option there are numerous options to choose from  including Walsingham Academy, Hampton Roads Academy, Williamsburg Christian, Providence Classical and more. Explore private school locations here


Fieldcrest PoolFieldcrest  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.

search homes for sale in fieldcrest , williamsburg vaPrices vary according to size, condition and age,.  Sold prices for the two home sales last year were $496k for a 3500+ square foot home built in 1994 to  $520k for a five bedroom , three bath 4100 square foot home built in 1999/


imageTop 10 Reasons to Like Living in Fieldcrest1. Zoned for Matoaka Elem, Hornsby Middle and Jamestown High School2. Neighborhood pool and tennis courts.3. Less than a mile to Williamsburg National Golf Club

4. Only a few miles to the Chickahominy Riverfront Park

5. All homes are custom built

6. Adjacent to the VA Capital Trail

7. Intimate community with just 78  home sites

8. Active social scene with neighborhood parties and more

9. Low HOA fees—only $125 quarter.

10. Low James City County taxes—only $3,850 annual on $500,000 home

Nearby Golf Options: Williamsburg National Golf

Nearby Fitness Options:: James City Recreation Center, Ironbound Gym

Directions: From I- 64, Take Exit 242 or 234 to Route 199  toward Williamsburg. Turn onto RT 5 west/ John Tyler Highway Go 3.8 miles and turn left on Greensprings Rd , then take your first left info Fieldcrest

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.

find the perfect neighborhood in williamsburg vaKeep looking: If you like Fieldcrest , you might also like: Settlers Mill, Monticello Woods, Fords Colony or Stonehouse in Toano.

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

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Fast Facts: Fieldcrest# Homes: 78Homes built from: 1988-2000Price range: high $300s to $500s

Size: About 2.400 square feet to 4,300 square feet

Lot Sizes: .48 acre average.

Amenities: Pool, tennis courts, pond, basketball court.

HOA Fees: $41 a month

Schools: Matoaka Elementary,  Lois Hornsby  Middle, Jamestown High

Property Tax Rate: 77 cents per $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $500,000 home would be $3,850 a year.

Home Styles: Transitional, Colonials, Two Story and some ranches.

All homes were custom built by the area’s finest builders including :  Ron Staples and Marque Homes / CR McClellon  and others.

Community Demographics

Homes For Sale


bluepsst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I  would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home.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 Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, and Mr were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the  surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula.You can search homes for sale , active adult communities, 55+ communities,  condos and townhomes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent,  Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets here

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Location Map for Fieldcrest , James City County ,Williamsburg VA