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Williamsburg Virginia,  real estate in Williamsburg VA, Williamsburg VA homes Most people know Williamsburg, Virginia (VA), as the site of our country's colonial success story and along with Yorktown and Jamestown, part of America's Historic Triangle. But for residents of this unique and beautiful area, it is much more than history: it is home.

Williamsburg was the original capital of Virginia. But local historians believe that the capital's move to Richmond, VA in the late 1700s did not represent a loss of culture for the city: instead, the area retained its historic importance and status as county seat while reverting to the unrushed, peaceful pace of life evident today. Modern Williamsburg, VA is a close-knit college town that caters to the tourists that drive its economy while also ably meeting the expectations of its year-round residents.

An independent city, Williamsburg, VA shares some civic services with neighboring James City County. In this way, Williamsburg, VA offers services and culture of a level unusual in such a small city. Williamsburg-James City County Schools, for example, are among the finest in Virginia. Local schools innovate with programs that reach students by targeting what they need, whether that's assistance applying for college scholarships or a mentor to help break the "at risk" cycle. Williamsburg, VA's regional library goes beyond small-town also: it offers not just books but music concert series, lectures, and author readings. And Williamsburg, VA's 19 parks provide residents walking trails, tennis and pool facilities, and picnic and event shelters. Boating, kayaking, fishing, and swimming are available as well. There's even a dog park for Williamsburg, VA's four-legged residents. Organized rec programs include an eclectic mix of sports and classes like acting, dog obedience, and tai chi.

Real estate in Williamsburg, VA is a varied assortment. If you're in the market for a condominium or townhouse, Williamsburg, VA offers myriad choices in style, amenities, and price range. Buyers who prefer luxury will appreciate new real estate developments like Claiborne or Bristol Commons which offer one- or two-story floor plans, many with garages. Some open floor plans even have cathedral ceilings. Those with more modest taste will love traditional condo offerings such as those available in Peppertree - comfortable living close to the events and performances of the College of William and Mary.

Williamsburg, VA's real estate also offers wide variety in single-family housing. Some real estate developments, like Governor's Land at Two Rivers, are suited to high-end taste with luxurious features like water views and marina and country club access. Or choose the charm of a long-established neighborhood like The Meadows or Highland Park. These areas feature homes running the gamut from low-maintenance bungalows to classic Virginia ranch styles and traditional two-stories on large wooded lots.

As a Williamsburg, VA resident, you'll find plenty to do with your leisure time. Besides Colonial Williamsburg and all its events and fanfare, locals enjoy spending Saturdays at the Williamsburg Farmers' Market. This May - October attraction spotlights fresh regional produce but also features a series of chef/cooking demonstrations, musical performances, and Master Gardener classes. The city also has an active arts community: the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission hosts several events each month centered on the visual arts, literature, music, and theater. For those who love to shop, the city is home to the Williamsburg Outlet Mall. And golf enthusiasts enjoy hitting the links at Kingsmill Resort & Spa. Featuring courses designed by the sport's legends, this club was recognized by Golf Digest as one of the best golf resorts in North America.

Williamsburg, VA: it's not just for tourists!