Talk of the Colony is the monthly magazine for Fords Colony property owners. It contains articles from their Board, committees and neighbors on Colony-specific and general interest issues. Potential homeowners can learn more about the Ford’s Colony lifestyle, from clubs and activities to volunteerism and the vibrant local area.
You will also find a brief description of 60+ clubs and activities available to Fords Colony residents. Joining a Club at Ford’s Colony provides a great way to meet new people and is part of what makes the neighborhood a very special place to live. These are not simply amenities provided by the management. They are the heart and soul of Ford’s Colony. The residents founded them, manage them, and fill the membership rosters.
Other articles in the March 2018 edition include a review of the newly re-opened Indian Fields Taven in Charles City- take a short drive down Route 5 toward Richmond and you will find an old friend, Indian Fields Tavern. Peter Weller, an Oregonian, along with executive chef Alex Collins, have refurbished and reopened this fabulous farmhouse and once again made it a must stop on the Virginia Capital Trail.
A post about what its like to live in Williamsburg and how The Street.com showcased Williamsburg VA among the top 30 small towns from a Topretirements.com list of 100 most popular places to retire based on reader input. The list featured towns smaller than 100,000, some of which are adjacent to or part of larger metro areas. Topretirements.com profiles towns and retirement communities where, according to President John Brady, “Baby Boomers go to find their best place to retire.”
Ford’s Colony is an award-winning multi-generational community of over 5400 residents in more than 2500 homes. It is situated on 3,200 acres in Virginia’s Historic Triangle, comprised of Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. With nearby Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean beaches to the east and the beautiful Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains to the west, Ford’s Colony is surrounded by a wide range of outdoor activities, entertainment, arts and cultural venues, good shopping and great dining.
Ford’s Colony is a gated community, designed and built along landscaped roads that meander in and around a landscape of ponds, wetlands and woodlands. The community has activities to suit residents of all ages who come from across the country and around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences and careers. Ford’s Colony offers two community pools, hard and clay tennis courts, a nature trail, walking and bicycle paths, as well as the Ford’s Colony Country Club with three golf courses. Many of our residents are active volunteers, both inside our gates and with organizations across the Historic Triangle.
Psst, I’m a real estate agent.
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 helping buyers and sellers in the local real estate market.
If you are a homeowner searching for someone innovative to sell your home I would love to share my thoughts on marketing. You can read some of the stories I have written about the homes I have sold here.
Additionally, I have helped hundreds of folks find their dream home/ community and would love to help you find yours in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, VA Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Isle of Wight Poquoson as well as Richmond. You can explore other area neighborhoods here
You can reach me by phone at 757-254-8136 or email [email protected]
I look forward to serving your real estate needs!