Counselors Close-Neighborhood Spotlight

Williamsburg Va. attracts many who want to live the “Colonial Williamsburg” way of life. Some have had children attend school at William and Mary and grown to enjoy the city from numerous visits others simply like living amongst history and after visiting many times throughout the years finally, make a decision to move.

If you’re looking for an intimate, upscale neighborhood within walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg and one-of-a-kind restaurants and boutiques, you’ll want to consider Counselors Close.

With its authentic 18th-century architecture and true “Colonial” features the “Village” of  Counselors Close is a  one of a kind ”colonial enclave” within the City of Williamsburg, only 3 blocks from Merchant’s Square and the W&M campus and one block to the law school. The small, intimate “village” of Counselor’s Close is composed of 56 properties. 47 of these are attached townhomes, nine are detached.

Homes here were built from 1982- 1990 by Williamsburg’s finest home builders.  The houses in Counselors Close range in size from 1600- 3100 square feet with the average coming in around 2000 square feet. You will find some property owners using them as second homes and also as primary homes for folks who don’t want the hassle of maintaining a yard.

The majority of the homes built offer second-floor master bedrooms. I am only aware of a few that had first-floor master bedrooms. Most of the homes feature wood floors, and extensive custom millwork throughout including crown molding, chair rail, and wainscoting. Numerous custom-designed and built-in cabinets and shelving also appear throughout most of the homes.
For the golf enthusiast, The Golden Horseshoe Golf Course is a short walk away. Williamsburg’s excellent library, many houses of worship and Matthew Whaley Elementary School also are close by.

Home prices vary but range from $400k-$600k thousand depending on size features and condition.. Home sizes in Counselors Close range from around 1600 square feet up to nearly 3100 square feet. Homeowner association dues are $195 a month and covers all lawn maintenance.  The neighborhood is a mix of retirees and working couples.

Homes for sale in Counselors Close-Williamsburg VA

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Top 11 Reasons to Like Living in Counselors Close

1. Walk toColonial Williamsburg where you can use your Good Neighbor Card and to the Farmer’s Market on Duke of Gloucester Street …Merchants Square with over 40 shops and restaurants… Matoaka Amphitheater for concerts…PBK Hall its performing arts series for to the Golden Horseshoe Golf Course…to College Creek Landing where you can launch a canoe or kayak
2. Closest thing to living in Colonial Williamsburg.
3. Less than a mile to the scenic Colonial Parkway
4. Less than a mile to the Williamsburg Regional and the Swem Libraries
5. A short walk to McCormack-Nagelson Tennis Center
6. Intimate community with just 56 home sites
7. Low HOA fees—only $280 a month
8. Low City of Williamsburg taxes—only $3000 annual on $500,000 home
9. Explore walking trails nearby-Great City Walks
10. See shows at the Kimball Theater in Merchants Square
11. If you are looking for nearby fitness options join the Golden Horseshoe which offers a Wellness Membership giving you access to the Spa, Fitness Center, Indoor/ Outdoor Pools, Tennis and more
Fast Facts: Counselors Close
Homes: 56 Total: 47 are townhomes, 9 are detached
Homes built from: 1982-1990
Price range: $400s to $500s
Size Range:  1600 to 3,100 square feet
Lot Sizes: .03 acre average.
Amenities: Park..
HOA Fees: $213 monthly
Schools: Matthew Whaley Elementary, Berkeley Middle, Lafayette High
Property Tax Rate .60 cents per $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $500K home would be $3000 a year.
Home Styles:  Colonial
Nearby Golf Options: Golden Horseshoe Golf Club
Nearby Fitness Options:: The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg with fitness
center, tennis courts, pools, lockers and spa.

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Keep looking: If you like Counselors Close, you might also like: Quarterpath Trace in Kingsmill or St Andrews Village in Fords Colony both have a similar look and overall feel. Other upscale town home or small yard communities include New Town, Charlotte Park,  Holly Hills Carriage Homes, Brandywyne, Brandon Woods and others. You can explore many more Williamsburg and Hampton Roads VA neighborhoods here.

What has sold in Counselors Close, Williamsburg VA?

Welcome to, your go-to resource for real estate in the vibrant Counselors Close neighborhood and beyond. As a local real estate agent, I understand the importance of staying informed about the ever-changing market trends. That’s why I’m committed to providing you with up-to-date information on the latest property sales.

Below, you’ll find the 20 most recent sales in the Counselors Close neighborhood. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned investor, having access to this data can be invaluable when navigating the market. In times of low inventory, it’s especially crucial to compare and contrast past home sales, both from a value and availability standpoint.

By reviewing past sales, you can gain insights into property values, market trends, and the overall health of the neighborhood. Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or invest, I’m here to help you make informed decisions every step of the way.

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