Federal grant to help protect artifacts found at Kingsmill Plantation

The Commonwealth of Virginia has received more than $176,000 in Save America’s Treasures grant funds for the conservation and curation of artifacts of enslaved people at the Kingsmill Plantation located in James City County. The Department of Historic Resources (DHR) says the approximately $176,176 has been awarded from the National Park Service in partnership with […]

Kingsmill homeowners respond to Escalante plans for development

  From the KCSA Elected Board of Directors   Over the past several months, the KCSA elected board members have dedicated their efforts to actively gather feedback from the community concerning Escalante’s development plans and the establishment of a new Kingsmill Community Park. The feedback from over 220 residents attending 19 community meetings was summarized […]

Kingsmill’s 2021 LPGA event set for May 17-23

Kingsmill Resort and the Ladies Professional Golf Association said Monday that the LPGA Pure Silk Championship will take place May 17-23 , 2021 at the Wiliamsburg resort. Kingsmill has held the tournament annually since 2003, except 2020 because of the global pandemic. Past winners at Kingsmill include LPGA and World Golf Hall of Famers Annika […]

The Cook’s: Moving to Kingsmill and their quest to find the “Perfect Neighborhood”

This is a first in a series of interviews with past home buyer clients I have worked with. Over the next few months, I hope to showcase most of the area neighborhoods and give an “insiders” look at living there. As well as the reasons behind their decisions to purchase in that particular neighborhood. In […]

Kingsmill Resort sale to Escalante Golf is finalized

I first reported the imminent sale of the Kingsmill Resort on Dec 14, 2016.  The sale has now been finalized as of March 1, 2017.  Escalante Golf, a boutique owner and operator of unique golf assets has successfully acquired the AAA Four Diamond Kingsmill Resort from Xanterra Kingsmill, LLC.The purchase price was  $30.7 million according to the […]

LPGA Announces Four Year Extension of Kingsmill Championship

The LPGA and Xanterra have announced a four-year extension of the Kingsmill Championship that will bring the event back to Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. through the 2017 season. The 10th staging of the Kingsmill Championship will be held May 15-18, 2014 with players competing for a $1.3 million purse. Kingsmill Resort is owned by […]

Kingsmill looks to close resort to public :(

At the end of the year, the restaurants, marina, spa and other amenities at Kingsmill Resort will be available only to members and resort guests, a move that will exclude the general public as well as more than half of Kingsmill’s residents. Only 43 percent of residents currently hold one of 18 categories of Kingsmill […]

James City County recognizes Kingsmill Resort

James City County’s Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority (EDA) recognized Kingsmill Resort at its 19th annual Celebration of Business. Kingsmill Resort was this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award, given by the County’s economic development team to a business, organization or individual for exemplary contributions in the James City County (JCC) […]

Stacy Lewis, Natalie Gulbis, Morgan Pressel, Michelle Wie, and Juli Inkster join the field for the Kingsmill Championship

Stacy Lewis, Natalie Gulbis, Morgan Pressel, Michelle Wie, and Juli Inkster have joined the field for the Kingsmill Championship at Kingsmill Resort, September 3-9, 2012 Arguably playing the best golf of anybody on the LPGA Tour, Stacy Lewis has soared up the Rolex World Rankings all the way to number two. Coming off a spectacular […]

Ferraris on the James @ Kingsmill coming in October 2012

Kingsmill Resort has assumed the host role of Ferraris on the James for 2012. Situated directly on the banks of the majestic James River, there is no finer setting for a display of Maranello’s works of mechanical art. Upwards of 50+ Ferraris are expected at the event. This promises to be one of next year’s […]