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Xanterra to sell Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg VA

Kingsmill Club members received this notice of Xanterra’s decision to sell the Resort.   Dear Club at Kingsmill Member – Please be advised that the owner of Kingsmill Resort, Xanterra Kingsmill, has made the decision to list the Resort for sale.  Despite this news, please be assured that it will remain business as usual at […]

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Xanterra to withdraw plans for Kingsmill in Williamsburg VA

Members of the The Club at Kingsmill received the announcement below of Xanterra Kingsmill, LLC’s intent to withdraw its master plan amendment for action before James City County. Here is the link to the master plan amendment details from the JCC Planning Commission’s June 4, 2014 agenda. It was scheduled for the Board of Supervisors’ […]

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Xanterra withdraws Kingsmill expansion plans

Xanterra abruptly withdrew its Kingsmill expansion plans Tuesday with no explanation, according to county Planning documents. Xanterra’s local attorney, Vernon Geddy III, sent a brief letter to county planners Tuesday asking them to “withdraw in entirety the rezoning portion of the referenced applications and all portions of the master plan amendment portion of the applications.” […]

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Kingsmill residents unite against Xanterra

JAMES CITY – More than 200 Kingsmill residents turned out for a meeting Thursday afternoon to express concerns about the resort’s plan to limit resort access and restructure memberships, a number of sources told the Gazette Friday. Kingsmill Community Services Association resident representative Jim Zinn confirmed Friday that KCSA, as its known, had received enough […]

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Xanterra looks to build 322 new homes in Kingsmill

Kingsmill Resort owner Xanterra has submitted an application to build 322 new homes in the gated community, converting almost all of the Country Road to housing and reconfiguring the Woods Golf Course. The changes come in the form of both a rezoning application and master plan amendment that would convert the Woods Course and 15 […]

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Xanterra looking to add many homes at Kingsmill

Xanterra the company that purchased Kingsmill Resort back in August of 2010 has filed a number of land use applications with James City County and seems to be poised to add a number of new home sites to the community, Five subdivision plats were filed in February, according to county records. Most seem routine: One […]

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Xanterra closes on purchase of Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg

Effective August 1, 2010, Xanterra Parks & Resorts, owned by Denver-based Anschutz Company, has purchased and assumed management of Kingsmill Resort. Xanterra purchased the resort from Busch Properties, Inc. (BPI). Located in Williamsburg, Va., Kingsmill Resort includes 422 rooms; six restaurants; a 17,000-square-foot conference center; full-service spa and fitness center; marina; and 15-court tennis center. […]

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LPGA Announces Four Year Extension of Kingsmill Championship

The LPGA and Xanterra have announced a four-year extension of the Kingsmill Championship that will bring the event back to Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. through the 2017 season. The 10th staging of the Kingsmill Championship will be held May 15-18, 2014 with players competing for a $1.3 million purse. Kingsmill Resort is owned by […]

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Kingsmill residents moving quickly under the “Kingsmill United” banner to form new community coalition

A core group of Kingsmill residents is moving quickly under the “Kingsmill United” banner to form a new community coalition. Following a planning meeting last week the group has prepared Articles of Incorporation and established an interim steering committee. On Friday the steering committee authorized filing of the incorporation papers and issued a call to […]

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First Kingsmill, then cruise lines…..

Andrew Todd wanted to captain more than just the nation’s largest park-concessions-management company. And when Denver businessman Philip Anschutz purchased Xanterra Parks & Resorts in 2008, Todd got his wish. In the past few years, the venerable company has grown its revenues by 50 percent with acquisitions that include a high-end cruise-ship line, an adventure-travel […]

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James City County recognizes Kingsmill Resort

James City County’s Board of Supervisors and Economic Development Authority (EDA) recognized Kingsmill Resort at its 19th annual Celebration of Business. Kingsmill Resort was this year’s recipient of the Captain John Smith Award, given by the County’s economic development team to a business, organization or individual for exemplary contributions in the James City County (JCC) […]

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Kingsmill Makeover Updates June 2012

By Bill O’Donovan VA gazette Residents of Kingsmill were assured this week that ambitious plans to upgrade the resort are long-term and partially subject to county review. Unlike last summer’s promotional rollout of a mega-million-dollar plan for rebuilding the resort and putting homes in infill sections, two briefings on Wednesday with hundreds of homeowners seemed […]

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So Who Owns Kingsmill Resort ?

Philip Anschutz, whose Xanterra Company purchased the Kingsmill Resort , is profiled in an article in Monday’s issue of  the New Yorker. The Man Who Owns L.A. A secretive mogul’s entertainment kingdom. Anschutz, who is seventy-two, owns A.E.G. and has an estimated net worth of seven billion dollars, according to Forbes. He has made his […]

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LPGA Returns to Kingsmill in 2012

The  LPGA came up with one more addition before unveiling its full 2012 schedule, returning to another former stronghold with a return to Kingsmill Resort , near Williamsburg , VA after a two-year hiatus. The LPGA schedule — which the tour will officially release later Tuesday — for now will feature 27 events, up from […]

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Kingsmill Expansion Plans Announced

Xanterra , the Colorado-based resort management company that now owns Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg has  unveiled it’s ambitious long term plans for the future of Kingsmill. The first projects to be undertaken include construction of a two-story restaurant at the marina, a luxurious family-oriented swimming pool complex where the current Bray Links par-3 golf course […]

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Kingsmill Resort has been Sold ! Williamsburg VA

A resort management firm owned by Colorado billionaire Philip Anschutz has reached a deal to purchase Kingsmill Resort & Spa, Busch Properties Inc. announced Monday. The sale, expected to close by next month, adds the prominent Williamsburg-area golf resort to Anschutz’s sprawling portfolio, which ranges from Regal Cinemas to the Los Angeles Lakers. Anschutz is […]

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