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Counselors Close , A Community Spotlight by “Mr Williamsburg”

EntranceWilliamsburg Va. attracts many who want to live the “Colonial Williamsburg” way of life.

Some have had children attend school at William and Mary and grown to enjoy the city from numerous visits others simply like living amongst history and after visiting many times throughout the years finally make a decision to move.

homeIf you’re looking for an intimate, upscale neighborhood within walking distance to Colonial Williamsburg and one-of-a-kind restaurants and boutiques, you’ll want to consider Counselors Close.

With it’s  authentic 18th century architecture and true “Colonial” features the “Village” of  Counselors Close is a  one of a kind ”colonial enclave” within the City Featured_Listingsof Williamsburg, only 3 blocks from Merchant’s Square and the W&M campus and one block to the law school.
The small , intimate “village” of Counselor’s Close  is composed of 56 properties. 47 of these are attached town homes, nine are detached. Homes here were built from 1982- 1990 by Williamsburg’s finest home builders.  Homes range in size from 1600- 3100 square feet with the average imagecoming in around 2000 square feet. 
Homes here have been very popular as both second homes and primary homes for folks who don’t want the hassle of maintaining a yard.

The majority of the homes offer second floor master bedrooms. I am only aware of a few that had first floor master bedrooms.

Most of the homes feature wood floors, and extensive custom millwork throughout including crown molding, chair rail and wainscoting. Numerous custom-designed and built-in cabinets and shelving also appear throughout most of the the homes.. 
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For the golf enthusiast  The Golden Horseshoe Golf Course is a short walk away. Williamsburg’s excellent library, many houses of worship and Matthew Whaley Elementary School also are close by.

Entrance to Counselors Close Williamsburg VA

Home prices vary, but range from $400-$500 thousand depending on size f, features and condition.. Home sizes in Counselors Close range from around 1600 square feet up to nearly 3100 square feet . Homeowner association dues are $161 a month and covers all lawn maintenance.  The neighborhood is a mix of retirees and working couples.

Top 8 Reasons to Like Living in Counselors Close

1. Walk toColonial Williamsburg where you can use your Good Neighbor Card and to the Farmer’s Market on Duke of Gloucester Street …Merchants Square with over 40 shops and restaurants… Matoaka Amphitheater for concerts…PBK Hall its performing arts series for to the Golden Horseshoe Golf Course…to College Creek Landing where you can launch a canoe or kayak

2. Closest thing to living in Colonial Williamsburg

3. Less than a mile to the scenic Colonial Parkway

4. Less than a mile to the Williamsburg Regional and the Swem Libraries

5. A short walk to McCormack-Nagelson Tennis Center

6. Intimate community with just 56 home sites

7. Low HOA fees—only $161 a month

8. Low City of Williamsburg taxes—only $2,160 annual on $400,000 home

Fast Facts: Counselors Close

Homes: 56

Type : 47 are townhomes, 9 are detached

Homes built from: 1982-1990

Price range: $400s to $500s

Size:  1600 to 3,100 square feet

Lot Sizes: .03 acre average.

Amenities: Park..

HOA Fees: $161 a month

Schools: Matthew Whaley Elementary, Berkeley Middle, Lafayette High

Property Tax Rate: 54 cents per $100 of assessed value. Taxes on a $400,000 home would be $2,160 a year.

Explore Community Demographics

Home Styles:  Colonial

Nearby Golf Options: Golden Horseshoe Golf Club

Nearby Fitness Options:: The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg with fitness center, tennis courts, pools, lockers and spa.

Directions:

From I- 64, Take Exit 242 to Route 199 west toward Williamsburg. Go 3.6 miles and turn right on South Henry St. after 1.6 miles turn left on South Boundary St then make the first left onto Counselors Way

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find the perfect neighborhood in williamsburg vaTalk back: Are you a current or past Counselors Close resident?  We’d love to hear about your experiences in the neighborhood. Please leave your comments below.

Keep looking: If you like Counselors Close, you might also like: Quarterpath Trace in Kingsmill. very similar look and overall feel. Other upscale town home or small yard communities include New Town, Charlotte ParkHolly Hills Carriage Homes, Brandywyne, Brandon Woods and others. You can explore many more Williamsburg and Hampton Roads VA neighborhoods here.

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If you have any questions and/or would like to view homes for sale  in Counselors Close  or other communities in greater Williamsburg or Hampton Roads, Virginia, I am here to help. Contact me at 757.254.8136 or John@MrWilliamsburg.com

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psst … 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.

Best,

John

search foreclosure deals in williamsburg vaThis 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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