7015 Statesman, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188
Handsome Colonial Heritage is a 55+ Community in Popular Williamsburg, Virginia and Boasts an 18 Hole Golf Course, a Large Clubhouse, an 18 Hole Golf Course and Both Single Family Homes and Town Homes
Colonial Heritage is a gated, award-winning 55+ community on 700 rolling acres in lovely Williamsburg, Virginia. Construction began in 2004 and continues today. Out build out, the development should have 1,800 single family homes and attached homes.
All of Colonial Heritage's properties are built by Lennar and feature single-level living. The designs are open and airy, and the 17 floor plans range from approximately 1,366 square feet to 5,025 square feet with two to five bedrooms and two to five baths. Some residences are part of the "Everything's Included" series in which stainless steel appliances and granite countertops are standard. In other homes, upgrades are extra. Exteriors are brick and vinyl with a pitched roof, recessed entry and attached two or three car garage.
Prices start in the high-$300,000s. The HOA is $280 per month, plus a roughly $5,000 buy-in fee. Please verify this with a Realtor as prices are bound to change over time.
The 18-hole, championship golf course, designed by Arthur Hills, winds its way through neighborhoods, giving may homeowners a fairway view. The pride and joy of this development, though, is the huge 25,000 square foot Heritage Clubhouse. It houses restaurants, a billiards room, a grand ballroom, an arts and crafts room, a woodworking shop, a card room, a lounge and a library with computers. Residents also enjoy the 7,500 square foot athletic club with indoor and outdoor pools and tennis courts. A full time activities director ensures a packed events calendar.
Home to the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg is steeped in history and is really two towns. The central district, Colonial Williamsburg, is famous for its historical tourism and is a magnificent living history museum. In contrast, the western residential neighborhoods where tourists rarely venture are tree canopied, safe, quiet and prim.
Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center has 145 beds and is accredited by the Joint Commission.
Summers are hot and humid with temperatures in the 80s and 90s. Winters are relatively mild with temperatures usually in the 30s and 40s. The area receives about six inches of snow and nearly 50 inches of rain annually.
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Jamestown was founded in 1607, and both the American Revolution and the Civil War surrender sites are in Virginia. The state, nicknamed the Mother of Presidents, has given birth to eight U.S. presidents and has the longest continually operating state legislature in the Western hemisphere.
Points of interest include the home of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Richmond, and Williamsburg, a restored Colonial town. Booker T. Washington's birthplace, Arlington House, and the Blue Ridge National Parkway are worth a visit, too.
Why are HOA Fees So High in 55+ Communities?
HOA fees (homeowner association fees) come in a wide range, and each 55+ community has a different set of guidelines for determining its HOA fees. Generally, the more amenities, the higher the fee. And often older communities have higher fees because as a development ages, maintenance costs increase. Most communities have bylaws stating how high HOA fees can be raised each year. When looking for a 55+ community, always ask about the fees. How much are they? What do they cover? How many increases have there been in the last 10 years? If the developer or sales staff will not tell you, visit on a Saturday when people are out and about and ask a resident or two about the HOA fees.
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