Williamsburg Bluffs Neighborhood Spotlight

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 Williamsburg Bluffs neighborhood.

By the way, many tech people tell me I should write short posts about area neighborhoods. Something around 450 words. I have found through the years that home buyers who are out of the area want to know as much possible about the neighborhood, the homes, the area and more.

As a result, these posts are a bit longer 1800+ words to be exact  So, sorry for my verbosity but I am trying to give you all the information I can !

During my years of working in the Williamsburg/ Yorktown area real estate market, I have sold homes in most of the area neighborhoods.

Ever heard of the  Williamsburg Bluffs neighborhood ? Chances are, probably not. This small intimate neighborhood is located off RT 143 on the east side of Williamsburg VA near the intersections of Rt 199, I 64, and Rt 60. Nearby neighborhoods include Queens Lake, Creekside Landing, Kingsmill and other.

Williamsburg Bluffs is a sought after community in the area. It was developed from 1993-2004 .Today, there are 130 homes in the Williamsburg Bluffs neighborhood. In terms of style, Williamsburg Bluffs is filled with beautiful colonial styled transitionals and ranch homes on lovely treed lots.  The lot sizes for single family homes range from approximately ..16-.33  acres with most averaging .20 of an acre in size. Most of the later homes were built by  Performance Contracting, Nicholson Homes built the majority of the earlier models.

Why is  Williamsburg Bluffs so popular? It’s simple ~  its location in Williamsburg on the northern edge of York County VA , tight-knit community, pool, sports fields, picnic pavilion and tennis courts.

Williamsburg Bluffs Location

Williamsburg Bluffs is located less than 10 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens and Water Country. It is easily accessible to RT 199 and I-64 for a quick and easy commute to the peninsula, Newport News, Ft Eustis, Langley AFB, Cheatham Annex, USCG Training Center in  Yorktown and most points on the Peninsula.

 

Williamsburg Bluffs Makes The Grade!!!

Williamsburg Bluffs students are fortunate to attend  York County Schools . Students go to Magruder Elementary Queens Lake Middle School and Bruton High School

For parents desiring a private school option, there are numerous choices including Walsingham Academy, Hampton Roads Academy, Williamsburg Christian, Providence Classical and more. Explore private school locations here

Williamsburg Bluffs has an HOA that offers plenty of opportunities to participate: The HOA manages the pool, tennis courts, soccer field and the common areas in the neighborhood as well as and numerous social events and picnics each year. The annual home owner association fee is $456. One of the lowest annual fees for an HOA community with a pool.

Taxes
With a real estate tax of $0.795  per $100 York County taxes are among the lowest in the Hampton Roads region. The annual taxes on a typical home in Coventry valued at $300,000 would equal  $2385.00 a year. To put that in perspective the annual taxes on the same value home in neighboring Newport News would be $3300.00 annually. A savings of $82.50 monthly.

What is for sale in Williamsburg Bluffs

Prices vary according to size, condition and age,.  Sold prices for the six home sales in the last 12 months in Williamsburg Bluffs ranged from  $209,900 for a 1554+ square foot  home to  $369,900k for a four bedroom , 2 bath, 3779 square foot home. This home listed and sold for the price.The average market time for the six home sales in Williamsburg Bluffs in the last 12 months was a VERY LOW 69 days , although that doesn’t include the DOM ( days on market) of a home if it is re-listed after expiring.

What is $375k ?

Why ,that’s the highest sale price recorded in Williamsburg Bluffs , Alex. Back in  2008 for a 3000 square foot home on Bluffs Circle

Nearby Golf Options: Williamsburg Country Club (private) Kingsmill, Golden Horseshoe, Deer Cove (@ Cheatham Annex), Deer Run

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

Nearby Boating Options: Jamestown Marina, Governors Land Marina, Chickahominy Riverfront Park

Closest Grocery Store: Farm Fresh , Harris Teeter Martins at Monticello Marketplace, Trader Joes, Fresh Market, Food Lion, Wal Mart Commissary at Fort Eustis


Directions
: From the Peninsula take I- 64 West, Take Exit 243B, merge onto RT 143 West/ Merrimac Trail, go 1.6 miles and turn right onto Parchment Blvd which takes you into the Williamsburg Bluffs neighborhood.

find the perfect neighborhood in williamsburg vaKeep looking: If you likeWilliamsburg Bluffs  you might also like , Felgate Woods, Creekside Landing ( higher priced) Country Club Acres, Cobble Creek, Queenswood, , Springhill, Pelegs Pointe, Pointe at Jamestown and others explore area neighborhoods here

Take a look at new listings in Williamsburg Bluffs  our listings are updated daily  so check back often.

Click  here to search for homes for sale in greater Williamsburg.

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

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These website pages are read by potential buyers from all over the world every day.

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What is a Nosey Neighbor Update ?

Let’s be real. The real estate market is crazy right now and values are changing every day. As a homeowner we often want to know what homes are selling for whether it’s to satisfy your “nosey neighbor” curiosity or planning a move.

I have an online tool that will give you ALL FOR SALE, PENDING, & SOLD homes in your neighborhood displayed in  mapped report with graphs, charts, etc.
It’s much more accurate than Zillow or other national sites & it uses real time MLS data. Plus, it’s private and secure – the only one who will see your information is me.

Fill out my “Nosey Neighbor Update” form to receive ongoing reports on your neighborhood.

 

Fast Facts: Williamsburg Bluffs

City/ County: York

Zip Code: 23185

# Homes: 130

Homes built from: 1993-2004

Price range: $200s to mid $300’s

Home Size: About 1400 square feet to 3,700 square feet, median 2100

Lot Sizes: .16 to .33 acre .


HOA Fees:
$38 a month

Homeowner Association Website

Read the latest newsletter

Read bylaws, covenants etc..

Schools:Magruder Elementary,  Queens Lake Middle, Bruton High

Property Tax Rate: With a real estate tax of $0.6575 per $100 . The annual taxes on a typical home valued at $300,000 would equal  $1972.00 a year.

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

Homes were primarily built by Performance Contracting and Nicholson Homes

Community Demographics

Homes For Sale

The Way it was in 1999
Who said real estate was a bad investment. 12 years ago (in 1999) this 3000 square foot new home in Williamsburg Bluffs sold for $156.500. Today that home would sell for approximately $320,000.

HOA Manager- Williamsburg Bluffs
Randy Kline
RKline@UnitedProperty.org
757 345 5383 x 486

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. 

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
You can call/text John at 757-254-8136 or email him  John@MrWilliamsburg.com

I look forward to serving your real estate needs!

Best,

John

Map and Directions to the Williamsburg Bluffs Neighborhood in York County , Williamsburg VA

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