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La Fontaine Condos Williamsburg- James City County VA- Spotlight

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La Fontaine Condos, Williamsburg/ James City County, Virginia.

Built by Franciscus Homes from 1996-1998 . The La Fontaine Condo community offers town home style condos located in James City County VA with a Williamsburg VA address.

There are numerous floor plans available including ground floor models, second floor models and two story models. Square footages range from 819 to 1237  square feet of living space. Almost all are two bedroom models. There are a few one bedroom models within. First floor master bedrooms are offered in some of the floor plans as well as some floor plans that provide 2 master suites.

la fontaine condos williamsburg Being located in James City County the La Fontaine Condos enjoy the low current property tax of .77 per $100. Equating to approximately $1500 in annual property taxes.

La Fontaine Condos is conveniently located off of Route 199 and Rt 5. Directly behind Williamsburg Crossing Shopping Center with it’s Bloom Market, restaurants and other assorted shops. It also lies within a few miles of Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary.

lafontaineviewIf you tour the condo communities in Williamsburg VA you will notice a certain similarity in quite a few. The reason being Franciscus Homes built most of them including; La Fontaine, Claiborne, Bristol Commons, Fairway Villas and Braemar Creek.

Note :Although these are condos from the exterior they look like town homes.

  What’s the difference you ask ? Well ,a townhouse is like a house in that the owner owns both the structure and the land on which it sits; but it is not free-standing, so "the land on which it sits" is limited to the front and back yards. la fontaine pool Town homes are connected to one another in a row, and are usually one,two or three stories tall. It is important to note that townhouse refers to the type of house and not to the type of ownership.  The ownership responsibility in a townhouse (townhome) is the same as for a house; however, there may be differing circumstances from development to development, city to city or state to state regarding who owns the outside walls, roof, etc. of the structure which must be verified with local authorities.

Like townhouses, condominiums are attached to one another. If you own a la-fontaine_condos-williamsburg condo, you do not own the land surrounding your living space. A condo owner owns only the unit itself, which is taxed as an individual entity, and sometimes a percentage of the common areas of the community.  It is important to note that condominium (condo) refers only to type of ownership and is NOT a type of house.

If that doesn’t make sense send me an email for further clarification. John@MrWilliamsburg.com

lafontaine walk trailLa Fontaine  offers it’s residents a beautiful pool and walking trails throughout the community. There are approximately  120 homes in the community.

  The monthly condo/home owner fee in La Fontaine  is $142 . It covers all common Area Maintenance ( entrances, pool  , all exterior home maintenance , all exterior lawn maintenance and some insurance.
La Fontaine Condos make excellent second home options in Williamsburg with their all inclusive maintenance .

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  Statistics from the Williamsburg MLS ( WMLS ) show  that  sale prices in the last 12  months ranged from$162,000 to $177,000. List prices as of today range from $149k  to $189k. The average days on market for sold  condos in La Fontaine in the last 12 months was 215 days. Only 5 homes sold in la Fontaine  in the last 12 months. 11 are currently for sale. Current Sales activity in La Fontaine (Statistics from Williamsburg Area Association of Realtors  (WAAR) WMLS)

 

Inventory Analysis for La Fontaine- July 2009

Prior 7-12 Months
07/27/2008 – 01/26/2009
Prior 4-6 Months
01/27/2009 – 04/26/2009
Current – 3 Months
04/27/2009 – 07/27/2009

Total # of Comparable Sales (Settled)

1

2

2

Absorption Rate (Total Sales/Months)

0.17

0.67

0.67

Total # of Active Listings

7

6

11

Months of Housing Supply (Total Listings / Ab. Rate)

41.18

8.96

16.42

Median Sale & list Price, Dom, Sale/List % Prior 7-12 Months Prior 4-6 Months Current – 3 Months

Median Comparable Sale Price

177,000

165,000

168,500

Median Comparable Sales DOM

112

298

185

Median Comparable List Price

173,000

171,500

184,900

Median Comparable Listings DOM

183

185

69

Median Sale Price as % of List Price

93 %

98 %

92 %

Current Williamsburg/ James City County Schools for The La Fontaine Condo Community are Rawls Byrd Elementary, Berkeley Middle and Jamestown High School
See School Statistics for these schools here

Click here to Search all condo homes for sale in La Fontaine

Search all townhomes / condos for sale in the Williamsburg VA area.

Location Map of La Fontaine Community in Williamsburg, VA

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