• psst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I would love to help you find your dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home. This website is authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com and Mr Williamsburg.com were created as a resource for folks who are exploring a move to Williamsburg, VA , Hampton Roads VA and the surrounding areas of the Virginia Peninsula. On his website you can search homes for sale , foreclosures, 55+ active adult communities, condos and town homes , land and commercial property for sale in Williamsburg, Yorktown, New Kent, Poquoson, and Gloucester, VA as well as surrounding markets of Carrolton, Chesapeake,Gloucester, Hampton, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth Mathews, Newport News Norfolk, Poquoson, Smithfield, , Suffolk, Surry, Va Beach, Yorktown and York County Virginia You can reach John by email John@MrWilliamsburg.com or phone @ 757-254-813

Riverwalk Townes- A Yorktown Community Spotlight by Mr Williamsburg

entrance Riverwalk Townes is  a new townhome community located 1.5 mi. from Riverwalk Landing and minutes to Historic Yorktown, Va.! When complete Once complete Riverwalk Townes will contain 196 homes offering maintenance-free living in a planned community with amenities that include a community pool, clubhouse, and miles of walking and jogging trails.Three models are currently offered with sizes ranging from 1400 to 2200 square feet. Pricing currently starts under $200,000. Riverwalk Townes is  surrounded by the Colonial National Historical Park At this point ( June 2011) the community is 75% built out.

 see homes for sale in this neighborhoodWhether you’re a history buff, water lover, or both – Yorktown offers plenty to do.You can brush up on American history, refreshing your memory about the pivotal battle in America’s fight for independence at several museums and historic sites. Take a break and enjoy the sounds of authentic fifes and drums. Fast forward to today and learn about working watermen on the river. Walk off an excellent meal with a stroll on the Riverwalk. You can also get out on the river yourself on the Schooner Alliance or a fishing charter.

The County of York, Virginia, part of the Norfolk-Virginia imageBeach-Newport News Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), is located on the Virginia Peninsula between the James and York Rivers. The 108-square-mile county is 27 miles long, 6 miles wide at its broadest point, and ranges in elevation from sea level to 124 feet above sea level. There are more than 200 miles of coastline along the York River and other creeks and estuaries.
Yorktown lies 50 miles from Richmond and 25 miles from Norfolk, it  borders the cities of Poquoson, Hampton, Newport NewsWilliamsburg, James City County and Gloucester County.

During its 350-year history, the County of York has figured prominently in both the political and economic history of the Virginia Peninsula, the Commonwealth, and the Nation. The port of Yorktown, which remains theimage seat of government, was the site of the final battle of the American Revolution where on October 19, 1781, Lord Cornwallis surrendered his British Army to the combined American-French forces under Washington and Rochambeau. Yorktown also figured prominently in the Civil War, serving as a major port to supply both northern and southern towns, depending on who held Yorktown at the time.
Today, Yorktown is part of an important national resource known as the “Historic Triangle” (Yorktown, Jamestown, and Williamsburg).


Riverwalk Townes FAQ

Price Range: $180’s – $250’s

Home Types:Single Family
Attached Town homes

New /Resale: New & Resale

Age Restriction:  NO

Construction Dates: 2005 – Present

Gated: Yes

HOA fees: $120 monthly covers All Yard Maintenance; Common Area Maintenance; Garbage Removal pool Maintenance 

Home Sizes: About 1400 to 2200 square feet

Lot Sizes: .10 acre average. Fenced back yards are allowed

Amenities: Pools, trails, clubhouse..

Schools: York County Schools
Elementary: Yorktown
Middle: Yorktown
High: York

Property Tax Rate: $.6575 PER $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $220,000 home would be $1446 annually.

Home Styles: Transitional

Historic Yorktown is the place to be for popular events such as Shagging on the Riverwalk and Yorktown Market Days, not to mention the village’s popular annual July 4th festivities. Memorial Day weekend is packed with fun for the whole family.

Yorktown Market Days offers weekly farmers markets through Sept. 17 featuring fresh produce, meat and seafood, cut flowers, gourmet herbs, cheese, baked goods, quality art, chefs demonstrations and entertainment.

  Thursdays in June is the annual “Shagging on the Riverwalk” Beach Music Concert Series from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. And don’t miss the many Fifes and Drums of York Town performances to be held in various locations including the Victory Monument, Yorktown Battlefield and the Yorktown Waterfront. Riverwalk Restaurant  hosts live music on Monday and Wednesday, June through August, in the High Tide Bar & Grill Outdoor Courtyard, weather permitting.

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models available at riverwalk townesModels available at Riverwalk  include The Roxbury which offers a flexible floor plan with 1-car garage. This is a perfect home for entertaining because the kitchen opens to the family room. You can choose to extend this living space with the addition of a morning room or full house extension. The upstairs is complete with 2 or 3 bedrooms, including an owners’ suite with a walk-in closet.

Download a Roxbury Floorplan here

Hartford: This floor plan will be love at first sight! The Hartford offers all the wonderful benefits of owning a townhome, with a home that has the feel of a single-family floor plan ! The spaciousness of this floor plan is tremendous! With a formal dining room that offers an optional tray ceiling that flows into the the kitchen, dinette, and then into the optional sunroom, it feels as though it goes on forever! The great room is a terrific living space that is open to the dinette, kitchen, and sunroom (if chosen!). Perfect for entertaining or enjoying family time while meals are prepared! The second floor will add to your love of this floor plan. The owners’ suite is huge and offers a tray ceiling and an owners’ bath with a separate soaking tub and shower. You also have the ability to select a luxury owners’ suite, adding a sitting area and increasing the already larger bathroom! Includes 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, laundry room, and 1-car garage.

Download a Hartford Floorplan here

riverwalk townhomes in yorktown vaGlyndon: First floor owner’s suites and garages make these the perfect floor plan! Features a one car garage! The elegant dining room is in the front of the home, flowing into the kitchen. You will love that the kitchen overlooks the two story great room. The owner’s suite includes a tray ceiling, with lots of options to help customize your home. roxbury townhome at riverwalkLaundry room on first floor, along with half bath. The second floor features 2 additional bedrooms, both a generous size. All homes also include a loft that affords additional living space on the second floor overlooking the two story great room! Walk in storage is a terrific asset!

Download a Glyndon Floorplan here

Riverwalk Townes Site plan

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find the perfect neighborhood in williamsburg vaKeep looking: If you like Riverwalk Townes in Yorktown , you might also like  Liberty Crossing, Village at Quarterpath, Whitehall New Town, Braemar Creek, Villages At Powhatan and many others throughout the area. Explore other communities here:

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If you have any questions and/or would like to view homes for sale  in Riverwalk Townes or other communities in Hampton Roads or Williamsburg  I am here to help. Contact me at 757.254.8136 orJohn@MrWilliamsburg.com

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01graysearchpsst … I’m a Realtor! Thanks for stopping by my website. I am a Realtor & real estate consultant and would love to help you find a dream home and community in the Hampton Roads or Williamsburg area or to sell your existing home.



luxury_homesThis post was authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of Hampton Roads and the historic triangle, and his expertise in the local real estate market. His websites, www.WilliamsburgsRealEstate.com  and www.MrWilliamsburg.com  , were created as a comprehensive resource about living in Williamsburg and Hampton Roads, with the hopes of selling a house now and again. You can reach him here


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