2023 Top 10 Neighborhoods in Williamsburg, Virginia

As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s time for a recap of the vibrant real estate market in Williamsburg. If you’re considering a move to our historic and charming town, these top-performing neighborhoods – which are a perfect blend of picturesque beauty, convenient amenities and strong community – might catch your eye!

Whether you’re drawn to the historic charm of Williamsburg or the modern amenities of its surrounding areas in James City, New Kent, or York Counties, there is a neighborhood to suit every lifestyle. Explore below to find your perfect neighborhood!

1. Fords Colony

Golf Enthusiast’s Paradise

Securing the top spot with a remarkable 148 home sales, Ford’s Colony stands as a prime choice for those passionate about golf and a thriving community. This meticulously planned neighborhood features award-winning golf courses, upscale homes, diverse architectural styles, and has a very welcoming atmosphere – making it a dream come true.

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2. Kingsmill

Luxurious Living Along the James River

Claiming second place, Kingsmill boasts 114 home sales. This prestigious community, known for its stunning waterfront properties and championship golf courses, offers a blend of elegance and comfort against the backdrop of the picturesque James River. Residents enjoy a resort-like lifestyle with access to marinas, walking trails, and upscale dining options.

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3. Colonial Heritage

Active Adult Living at Its Best

With 73 total sales, Colonial Heritage takes the third position. This 55+ active adult community combines modern amenities with a touch of historical charm. From the golf course to the clubhouse, residents relish in a fulfilling lifestyle surrounded by like-minded neighbors.

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4. Stonehouse

Nature Lover’s Haven

Ranking at number four with 65 sales, Stonehouse offers a tranquil setting, attracting those who value a peaceful and scenic environment. Surrounded by acres of preserved green space, this community offers a serene setting with a focus on outdoor activities and a strong community bond.

Explore more here: Stonehouse Neighborhood Spotlight – Mr. Williamsburg (mrwilliamsburg.com)

5. New Town

A Modern Twist on Tradition

Securing the fifth spot, with 56 home sales, New Town presents a lively community where residents experience a perfect blend of modern conveniences and social connection. The walkable streets, diverse shopping options, and a sense of community reminiscent of classic Americana make this neighborhood a truly unique place to live.

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6. Brickshire

Retreat living and Social Connections

Crossing county lines to New Kent, Brickshire claims the sixth position with 43 home sales. Residents enjoy a true retreat-style living experience with championship golf course, restaurant, clubhouse, pool and fitness center. This tight-knit community’s regularly scheduled social activities provide a place where friendships flourish.

Explore more here: Brickshire – Mr. Williamsburg (mrwilliamsburg.com)

7. Governor’s Land

Waterfront Elegance

At number seven, the Governor’s Land community recorded 33 total sales. This exclusive neighborhood offers a refined lifestyle emphasizing waterfront living overlooking the James River. Residents enjoy a private country club, top-notch amenities, and a sense of community that is second to none.

Explore more here: Governors Land – Mr. Williamsburg (mrwilliamsburg.com)

8. Tied at number eight with 17 sales each, Holly Hills, Queens Lake, Villages at Westminster contribute to the diverse real estate landscape of Williamsburg.

Holly Hills

Carriage homes with Community Spirit

Holly Hills Carriage Homes is a quaint town home development nestled within the city limits of Williamsburg, VA. Experience the warmth of a close-knit community where neighbors feel like family. Holly Hills’ large active social committee exists to help foster a sense of belonging.

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Queens Lake

Sense of Tranquility

Situated in York County, Queens Lake offers a sense of tranquility that sets it apart. The combination of the creekside setting, community spirit, and natural surroundings creates a haven where residents can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Villages at Westminster

Convenient Location

Strategically positioned, the Villages at Westminster provides convenient access to shopping centers, schools, healthcare facilities, and other essential services. Its proximity to major roadways makes commuting to and from this neighborhood a breeze!

Explore more here: Villages of Westminster – Mr. Williamsburg (mrwilliamsburg.com)

It’s essential to note that these figures are derived solely from the Williamsburg MLS. Some new home communities may not report to the MLS, potentially altering the overall rankings. For a more comprehensive understanding, a deeper dive into tax records is planned.

This insightful post was crafted by John Womeldorf, also known as Mr. Williamsburg. With over 20 years as a local Virginia real estate agent and a deep family history in the area, John brings a wealth of knowledge and passion for helping individuals find their perfect home in Williamsburg or the surrounding areas. Explore more on mrwilliamsburg.com, a comprehensive and informative website that reflects John’s dedication to the community.

Whether you’re considering a move or looking to sell, John is your go-to guide, offering valuable advice and a network of reliable contractors for your real estate journey.

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