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River Club at Twin Island in Gloucester VA Community Spotlight

attached villas at river club in gloucester va Along the beautiful shores of the York River in Gloucester, VA , lies River Club at Twin Island.This fantastic beach community is only minutes from the Gloucester Bridge.

This community features a unique mixture of condominiums, duplexes, townhomes and single-family homes harmoniously blended into the beauty of the natural waterfront setting. Enjoy a wide range of wonderful amenities and the neighborhood’s ideal location near Route 17, Newport News and Williamsburg. Located only Minutes from marinas, shopping, dining and entertainment. The community sits on a 29 acre site.

view all homes for sale in this neighborhoodThe River Club at Twin Island was Gloucester’s first planned unit development. At completion is was to contain 36 single-family homes, 14 duplexes, 13 town houses and 54 condominiums. The original plans allow the project to cluster residences while preserving open space.

Beach at River Club at river clubThe River Club planning emphasized recreation, low maintenance living., and walkability. The shoreline was stabilized in the initial development phases.

Housing options at River Club are split between  2- and 3-bedroom homes, some with lofts and attached Villa/ carriage homes all ere built with two car garages and open floor plans. .
Gloucester Supervisors  approved the  development way back in December 2004. It was developed by Maryland-based developer Somerset Homes on property owned by Gloucester residents Bob Foster and Mike Wilson.

Initial home prices projected in the The River Club at Twin Island were to range from $256,000 for condominiums to $875,000 for homes on large lots fronting the York River. Almost half of the 29 acres (13.5 acres) was set aside as open space never to be built upon. The plan also called for a wide perimeter natural buffer to surround the community.

Recent prices for the villas style attached homes has been in the low $200’s

 

  • Neighborhood: River Club at Twin Island
  • Nearest Major Intersection:  RT 17 &  Guinea Rd
  • Gated: No
  • Clubhouse: Yes
  • How Many Homes: River Club will have   36 single-family homes, 14 duplexes, 13 town houses and 54 condominiums when complete. (approx. 20 are now built and occupied.).
  • Size Range: Homes in this neighborhood are between 1500 and 2750 square feet.
  • Pedestrian-Friendly: Yes, very.
  • Amenities: Sandy beach, pier, gazebo, pool, clubhouse ,RV storage lot
  • Nearest Grocery Store: Farm Fresh, Food Lion are both very close.
  • Favorite Neighborhood Feature:  Beach on the York River!
  • HOA fees are only $125 monthly.
  • Lawn Maintenance: Included
  • Homes for Sale Click here

Pro– Great value in patio/ villa carriage homes with river access. The only other comparable  homes offered are in the new Coleman’s Crossing development.

Con– Original builder (Somerset Homes) went under and there are many un-built lots left. No way to know what ends up being built by a new builder. I would be concerned about the overall budget for the HOA. With so few homeowners it must be difficult to keep up the overall property and amenities. A review of the recent HOA budget would would set me at ease.

( Note: In Virginia the Property Owners ‘Association Act requires a seller to obtain an Association Disclosure Packet and provide the packet to the purchaser after contract ratification. The purchaser then three days to review HOA disclosures and terminate the Contract for any reason whatsoever – carte blanche to cancel.)

gazebo and pier at river club, gloucester va In the state of Virginia, you are After receiving the information on dues, rules, the budget and other matters, the buyer must quickly decide whether to cancel the contract based on information contained in the packet.

River Club and Gloucester Town Commons were both developed by Maryland-based developer, Somerset Homes. Planning started way back in 2003.  Sadly, by 2007  the real estate market collapsed and both developments were abandoned. BB+T the original lender sold through and finished out the unfinished homes that had been started at River Club . Stay tuned for future news as to what builder will step up to finish the project.

Map location for River Club in Gloucester VA

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bannerpsst … 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 areas of Virginia or to sell your existing home.

This post was authored by local resident and REALTOR, John Womeldorf. John is known around town as Mr. Williamsburg, for both his extensive knowledge of the Williamsburg/ Hampton Roads area and  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.

Here you can search homes for sale , active adult communities, 55+ communities, condos and townhomes , foreclosures/ REOland, building lots, commercial property  in Williamsburg , Yorktown, New Kent, Gloucester, Poquoson as well as the surrounding areas of Hampton Roads, Virginia
You can reach John by phone at 757-254-8136 or email him atJohn@MrWilliamsburg.com

I look forward to serving your real estate needs!

Best,

John

view from the pier

homes at river club in gloucester va

community pier

river club clubhouse

unfinished lots at river club

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