Meet Patti & George homeowners in Villas at Ashlake in Midlothian VA

There are a lot of reasons that people are coming to the Villas at Ashlake. For Patti and her husband, George , it was all about the floor plans! “Over the last two or three years, every time there was an article in the paper about a new active adult community, we explored it,” says Patti. […]

Neighborhood Spotlight: Windsor Forest, Williamsburg, VA

For a family-friendly community with a convenient central location, excellent schools, active social calendar and a competition-sized swimming pool, look no further than James City County/  Williamsburg’s Windsor Forest. Case in point: current Windsor Forest resident Heather Moore, who first drove through the neighborhood with her husband over a decade ago. “We had completely scoped […]

Dorothy Coleman Home: A Contemporary in Windsor Forest

It’s a relative rarity in Colonial-loving Williamsburg: a contemporary home, one with cathedral ceilings, a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace flanked by cedar accent walls, and walls of windows. When Dorothy Coleman saw a photo advertising it for sale in 1998, she thought she could be looking at her new home. When she learned the nearly 2,500 […]

Hilton Village: An enduring sense of place in Newport News for 100 years

Established in 1918, Hilton Village, in Newport News, Virginia, was the first public housing project built in the United States. Spurred on by Newport News Shipbuilding President Homer Ferguson, it was created to house shipyard workers during World War I. The village was the city’s first planned community and its first National Register of Historic Places […]

Where We Live: Southern Living award-winning home in Ford’s Colony

Visitors and residents of Ford’s Colony may have recognized one of the very first homes in the neighborhood from the pages of Southern Living Magazine. The home earned Wayne Harbin Builder the Southern Living 2015 Builder Member of the Year award. It currently serves as a showcase home for the builder, who has participated in […]

Unique home for sale in The Colonies @ Powhatan Secondary in Williamsburg VA

Pam and Dave Sisson: The Colonies of Powhatan Secondary Southern Marylanders Pam and Dave Sisson had a love affair going with Williamsburg before they even moved there. “We’d been playing in the Williamsburg area for a long time,” says Pam, a retired nurse. “We were actively involved in the Foundation at Colonial Williamsburg.” “We especially […]

Upcoming December 2017 Events: Kimball Theatre

I know a lot of folks were concerned that events at the Kimball theatre would diminish. I think you’ll agree that aside from movies there’s more events than ever scheduled at the Kimball!   Upcoming December 2017 Events Events marked by **** are FREE and open to the public 8th at 7.30pm: Don Irwin’s Christmas Piano […]

Talk of the Colony: December 2017

Thinking of moving to Ford’s Colony in Williamsburg, Virginia ? or just want to stay on top of what is going on in the neighborhood? You should read the latest December 2017 issue of ”  Talk of the Colony” the monthly magazine of the Ford’s Colony Homeowners Association. The Talk of the Colony is distributed monthly […]

Colonial Williamsburg Grand Illumination 2017 FAQ

What time do the fireworks start? What time should I arrive? The fireworks begin at 7:00 p.m., but it’s best to arrive early. Explore activities you can enjoy before the fireworks here. Where is the best place to watch the fireworks? There’s no right answer. Displays will fire simultaneously at the Governor’s Palace, the Magazine, and the […]

No Maintenance, Single Family Living Home for sale in Martins Grant, Richmond VA

Christine Major’s home: No Maintenance, Single Family Living “I waited a long time for that neighborhood to develop!” says Christine Major about Martin’s Grant at Old Gun, a small planned community in the rolling hills of the Southside of the city of Richmond.  Her wait began in 2002, when she was looking to downsize from […]