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 […]

Sneak peak at InvadR Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s new wooden roller coaster

I just got back from a construction tour of Invadr, Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s newest ride and the first wooden roller coaster at the park. Remember riding a wooden roller coaster as a kid ? Well Busch Gardens is hoping to recapture that feeling. “Nothing feels like a wooden coaster ” said Adam House with Great […]

Busch Gardens Williamsburg Special Events for 2017

Details are still being added but here are the main special event announcements for the 2017 Busch Gardens Williamsburg season. Concerts are back this year with the Summer Nights Concert Series featuring popular rock, pop, country and contemporary Christian performers live under the stars in the Royal Palace Theatre. Confirmed acts so far include 38 […]

Kim and James Repp: Big Country in White Hall

Mr. Williamsburg knows that when you’re looking for a new place, you’re searching for more than just four walls plus amenities; you’re looking for that welcoming refuge we call home. That’s why we go beyond the standard “4 bedrooms, 3 baths on large lot” statistics, to share how others have lived in this house, to […]