Williamsburg Area, VA 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Known for its rich history and charming colonial architecture, Williamsburg offers a unique cultural experience. The area features several 55+ communities that offer a wide range of amenities, including golf courses, fitness centers, and social clubs, fostering an active and engaging lifestyle. Williamsburg's moderate climate allows for year-round outdoor activities, and its proximity to the James River and the Chesapeake Bay provides opportunities for boating and water-related pursuits. The city's historic district is a living museum, providing educational and entertaining opportunities for retirees.

Known for its rich history and charming colonial architecture, Williamsburg offers a unique cultural experience. The area features several 55+ communities that offer a wide range of amenities, including golf courses, fitness centers, and social clubs, fostering an active and engaging lifestyle. Williamsburg's moderate climate allows for year-round outdoor activities, and its proximity to the James River and the Chesapeake Bay provides opportunities for boating and water-related pursuits. The city's historic district is a living museum, providing educational and entertaining opportunities for retirees.

Williamsburg Virginia Climate & Geography

Because the Williamsburg area is considered the Virginia Peninsula, the James River, the York River, Hampton Roads, and Chesapeake Bay define much of the area’s geography. There are also inland bodies of water, including the Chickahominy River.

Williamsburg has a fair year-round climate. Although it experiences all four seasons, winter temperatures don’t drop too far, and summers are very warm, encouraging plenty of outdoor recreational fun.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment Near Williamsburg Virginia Area

There’s plenty of outdoor recreation available in the Williamsburg area. Residents have a lot of water-based options, including boating, fishing, kayaking, and much more on the James and York Rivers. Some of the Williamsburg area is bordered by historic Chesapeake Bay, which provides beaches and more aquatic fun. That’s not to mention the inland river, Chickahominy Falls, and the Chickahominy Riverfront Park.

Much of the area’s culture can be attributed to its place in American history. Jamestown, the first English colony in the country, was located in the area, and there are several attractions related to it. Historic Jamestowne and Colonial Williamsburg are always popular attractions, and there are several ghost tours available throughout the area.

Wine lovers can enjoy a trip to the vineyard at The Williamsburg Winery, which is located on a sprawling 40 acres. The area is also home to a growing number of distilleries, meaderies, and breweries.

For those who enjoy adventure and a bit more of a thrill, Busch Gardens is great for a day of fun. There are also many options for golfers, including Colonial Heritage Golf Club, Williamsburg National Golf Club, and the River Course at Kingsmill Resort.

Williamsburg Virginia Area Cost of Living & Taxes

The Williamsburg area’s cost of living is slightly higher than the national average and a little higher than the rest of the state. The area rates better than average in groceries, utilities, and transportation. It’s higher than averages in health and housing. It has a higher median home cost than most of the state and country.

In terms of taxes, retirees can have peace of mind knowing that their Social Security benefits are not taxed. Income tax ranges from 2 percent to 5.75 percent, while retirement income has certain exemptions depending on age. The sales tax is lower than that of large metropolitan areas, which is beneficial when considering daily local purchasing needs. Statewide property tax is one of the lowest throughout the country. Plus, those 65 or over receive certain tax breaks depending on age and income.

Williamsburg Virginia Area Health Care

Notable Williamsburg area hospitals include The Riverside Doctors' Hospital Williamsburg, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, and VCU Health at Williamsburg. The Williamsburg area has no hospitals ranked by U.S. News, although VCU Medical Center and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in nearby Richmond are ranked No. 5 and No. 6 in the state, respectively.


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11 communities near Williamsburg Area

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Colonial Heritage

For Sale
  • High $300ks - Mid $700ks
  • 1800 Homes (12 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2004 - Present
  • 15 reviews

The Groves at New Kent

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - High $500ks
  • 455 Homes (7 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2010 - 2019
  • 12 reviews

Ford’s Colony

For Sale
  • Mid $400ks - Low $2Ms
  • 3250 Homes (19 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1987 - Present
  • 3 reviews

The Governor’s Land at Two Rivers

For Sale
  • Low $700ks - Low $3Ms
  • 750 Homes (5 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • No Reviews

Kingsmill

For Sale
  • Low $300ks - Low $2Ms
  • 2354 Homes (21 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 1975 - Present
  • 1 reviews

The Settlement at Powhatan Creek

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $600ks
  • 400 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2017
  • 1 reviews

The Cottages at Viniterra

For Sale
  • High $400ks - High $500ks
  • 60 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • New Homes Only
  • 2021 - Present
  • No Reviews

New Town

For Sale
  • High $200ks - Mid $800ks
  • 250 Homes (3 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2005 - Present
  • No Reviews

Villas at Five Forks

For Sale
  • High $300ks - High $400ks
  • 90 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 2008 - 2013
  • 1 reviews

Walnut Farm

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $600ks
  • 75 Homes (5 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New Homes Only
  • 2019 - Present
  • No Reviews

Whittakers Mill

For Sale
  • Low $400ks - High $600ks
  • 106 Homes (1 for sale)
  • No Age Restrictions
  • New And Resale Homes
  • 2018 - Present
  • No Reviews

$369,000

1056 Southern Hills Drive, Banning, CA

Meadow Ranch Community

  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
Call Us: (800) 928-2055

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