Powhatan Secondary

A Master Planned Community  Powhatan Secondary offers a wide range of custom built homes, townhomes and condos. Located in James City County/Williamsburg,  Virginia. Nearby are the shopping districts of Monticello Marketplace and New Town. The combination of which offers almost any store, business or restaurant. From Publix Grocery ( formerly Ukrops)  to Target to Trader Joes to Bonefish Grill, Barnes and Noble, Opus Nine. The list of stores is endless.
Veterans/Mid County Park and Kidsburg is located just beyond Powhatan Secondary and offers an amazing playground complete with picnic areas, tennis courts, walking trail, basketball court, ziplines, and more. If golf piques your interest, Williamsburg National and Fords Colony are challenging local golf courses only a few minutes away.

Nestled among the rolling hills of James City County and just a few minutes  drive from Colonial WilliamsburgPowhatan Secondary is a collection of custom built single family homes, cluster homes, townhouses, condominiums, and apartments. The various neighborhoods within Powhatan Secondary offer a unique section of housing. These communities include the attached and detached neighborhoods of  Wythe, Essex, Sussex, Cluster Village, Westover, Berkeley, Waterford, Cromwell Ridge, Powhatan Woods, Powhatan Place, Village of Powhatan and The Colonies. The community is surrounded by scenic lakes and a 4.3 acre recreation site complete with clubhouse, swimming pool, basketball court and playground for all residents to enjoy.

Living in rural areas of Williamsburg allows you the luxury of activities likesailing on the James River, or just enjoying the peaceful nights and quiet surroundings. However, you can still sink your toes in the sandy beaches nearby. The Virginia Beach Ocean front is only 45 minutes away offering well groomed beaches, nightclubs, fine dining and dolphin watch cruises.

For those interested in history, when Powhatan Secondary was conceived the Developer wanted to associate it with the Williamsburg name , even though it was not within the City limits of Williamsburg. Thus, they named the development POWHATAN of WILLIAMSBURG SECONDARY (similar to the system of “primary” roads and “secondary” roads). Over time, that title has been shortened to the current “Powhatan Secondary“.

TRIVIA NOTE: Powhatan was the leader, or chief, of the Powhatan federation of Indians that occupied Virginia in the early seventeenth century. At the time of settlement, Powhatan and the Pamunkeys had reduced about thirty tribes and 8,000 persons into an area of control that extended from Jamestown to the Potomac.

How do you pronounce Powhatan? p ow - H AE - t uh n

Detached and attached homes offered in Powhatan Secondary in Williamsburg,  James City County, VA offer a wide array of architectural styles  and  home choices. From 2 bedrooms to 5+ bedroom models. Square footages range from 2000+ to over 5000 square feet.
Most homes were built starting around 2000- present day.

The annual home owner dues are $180 (except for residents of Cluster Way who are billed an additional $111 per year to pay for private street lights and escrow funds for private street maintenance).

The monthly home owner fee in Powhatan Secondary covers all common Area Maintenance ( entrances, playgrounds, park areas ),  use of the Clubhouse , Playground, Tennis and maintenance of those facilities. Pool membership is a separate fee. You can read more about the association here
Find out more about the Powhatan Secondary Pool and Swim Team here

Villages at Powhatan Secondary, Townhomes, Williamsburg, Va.
Villages of Powhatan is a townhome community located within the Powhatan Secondary neighborhood.  Home Owner Fees here are  $317 monthly which includes all Yard Maintenance, Common Area Maintenance, Garbage Removal, ExteriorBuilding Maintenance and Property Management .The townhomes at the Villages at Powhatan Secondary offer unique design and architecture with open floor plans, high ceilings, and colonial details. These  townhomes offer 2 to 4 bedrooms, 2 to 3 bathrooms, a 2-car garage, with 1,800 to 2,000 sq. ft. of living area.  Most townhomes in Villages of Powhatan offer  semi-private driveways, fenced backyards, and prices beginning in the mid $200′s.. NOTE: There are a few detached homes within the Villages at Powhatan.

Powhatan Place townhomes overlook a beautiful tree-lined lake in the heart of Powhatan Secondary.  Offering 3 and 4 bedrooms designs with either  1 or 2 car garages, Powhatan Place provides  open floor plans with cathedral ceilings, large family and formal dining rooms, oversized bedrooms, walk-in closets, and gas fireplaces. Powhatan Place is Town homes start in the high $200’s. Homeowner Fees in Powhatan Place are $180 a month which includes all Yard Maintenance, Common Area Maintenance, Garbage Removal, Exterior Building Maintenance and Property Management .

Sale prices ( of detached homes) for the last 12 months in Powhatan Secondary ranged from$350,000 to $725,000. List prices as of today range from $335,000 to $669,000. The average days on market for  homes in Powhatan Secondary  in the last 12 months was 135 days . The average price per square foot on homes sold in Powhatan Secondary in the last 12 months was $142.85 . 20 homes sold in Powhatan Secondary in the last 12 months. 18 are currently for sale.

Waterford at Powhatan Secondary is another sub-neighborhood within Powhatan Secondary.  Great location, low HOA fees ($83 monthly) , front yard lawn maintenance, Waterford combines tranquility with easy access to most everything you might need. The homes in Waterford feel & look like single family homes! (attached by the 2 car garages) Front porches, easy to manage small private lots, lakes and walking trails & a community courtyard with gazebo.

Consisting of approximately 88 homes Waterford contains Both detached . Terry Peterson was the builder of Waterford which was built from 1999- 2002. A few of the homes are waterfront and enjoy beautiful views of the lake. A few one level homes were built but the majority are two story. ( a number have first floor master bedrooms.  Sizes range from 1500-to almost 2800 square feet with very open floor plans and high ceilings.

Waterford Floor Plans

Cromwell Ridge

Cromwell Ridge, A 52 home attached townhome-style condominium first occupied in 1999 and located on the south side of Monticello Avenue across from the Powhatan Secondary Road entrance.

Current Williamsburg/ James City County Schools for Powhatan Secondary Community are Matoaka Elementary, Berkley Middle and Jamestown High School

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