Scotts Pond

Scotts Pond  A Williamsburg/ James City County Neighborhood Spotlight by Mr Williamsburg.com

Yes,  Scott’s Pond has a pond but its in the very back of the neighborhood so you might not see it. The homeowner association actually stocked it with carp in the past. .

Scott’s Pond is a 279 single-home community boasting large natural conservation areas within it’s surroundings. Walking through the nature trails that meander throughout the neighborhood, you might see heron, hawks and our resident eagle. Near the back of the community there is a lovely pond that is spring-fed and home to fish, turtles and beavers.

One of the wonderful things about our community is that on many days you are able to see neighbors walking, riding bikes, riding scoters or skateboarding.

The first homes were completed in Scotts Pond in 1998 . Construction continued until 2007. The neighborhood encompasses 142 acres. Home sizes range from 1700 to almost 3200 square feet. Two story homes are the predominant style although there are a few one story ranches scattered within. The builders in the first phase included Williamsburg Building Corp Pace Construction, Gilliam & Greenfield Homes. Construction of the second phase of Scotts Pond ( in the rear) started in 2003. Homes in phase two were built by Arcadia Construction and Patriot Builders.

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There are two homeowner associations in Scotts Pond. Homeowner fees are minimal at $125 and $110 a year for section one and section two respectively. Section two is self managed by homeowner volunteers. Their website is here Scotts Pond Homeowner Association Website . Section one ( Front of neighborhood) is managed by Brooks Real Estate. Their Website is here. If you don’t know which section a home is on simply look on the James City County Property website and look at the legal description. It will indicate section, one, two or three.

Many of the streets within the community end in cul de sacs which keeps traffic to a minimum and  makes the neighborhood child friendly. There is a neighborhood trails that will take you to Scott’s Pond where you can see the work of beavers, water birds, turtles, frogs and sometimes a snake. This area is home to many other wildlife like deer, fox, raccoons, and many squirrels and rabbits. Bird watching is a wonderful experience, especially if you feed them.

This is a community of diversity, with  young families with children, retired folks and all those in the middle. You’ll feel like you are surrounded by nature, yet have an abundance of restaurants, shopping and amazing historic areas just minutes away.

The Williamsburg Premium Outlets ( previously Prime Outlet Mall) is  only a short walk away through one of the neighborhood trails. Stores at the Outlets include a Food Lion Grocery Store and over 130 Factory outlet stores,  a drug store and a number of great restaurants are within walking distance. Oceans and Ale,  Giuseppe’s Restaurant, Old Town Pizza, and more. Coffee lovers can rejoice as Starbucks is around the corner as well.

Sale prices  in Scotts Pond have ranged from the $260’s to the low $300’s

LOW TAXES

Scott’s Pond  is located in James City County, Virginia which has one of the lowest real estate tax rates around.  Real estate taxes are only $0.84 per hundred dollars of assessed value. Annual taxes on a $300,000 home, would be  $2520.

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Scott’s Pond at a Glance
Total Homes:  279
Homes built : 1998-2007
Price Range: Mid 200’s- $300k +
Size of lots- .20-.45 acre
Williamsburg/ James City County Schools:
Elementary“:Norge
Middle: Toano
High: Lafayette
HOA Fees:  $110-$125 annual
Nearby Private Schools: Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg Christian  Academy, Providence Classical,
Williamsburg Montessori, Hampton Roads AcademyProperty Tax Rate: $0.84/$100 assessed value .
Taxes on a $300,000 home would be $2520.00 a year.

Age Restricted: NO

Nearby Grocery Stores: ALDI, Harris Teeter, Food Lion,
Wal Mart, Trader Joes, Fresh Market

 

Directions to Scott’s Pond Neighborhood
From Richmond Rd, Turn Right onto Olde Towne Rd , go .5 mile and turn right at Scotts Pond Dr. Or Rt 199 to Longhill Rd West to Rt on Olde Towne Rd, then left onto Scotts Pond Dr.

 

Homeowner Comments

Living in Scott’s Pond has been ideal for our family, with a great high school close by for our daughters and the convenience of a grocery store a mile away. After our five years here, we know you will love Scott’s Pond just as much as our family.

Personally, I have loved the company of friendly neighbors on my daily evening walks. My husband and I have felt very welcomed by our fellow homeowners, enjoying their company during neighborhood get-together or in backyard cookouts.

C.D. Montpelier Dr

If you live in Scotts Pond Please post your comments below about living in the neighborhood. 

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Still Looking ? If you are considering a move to Scotts Pond you might also want to explore :
Burlington Woods, Windmill Meadows, Longhill Station, Villages of Westminster, Powhatan Secondary, Wellington, Stonehouse and others here

 

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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/ Hampton Roads area and  his expertise in the local real estate market.

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