Colonial Heritage is a great place to live. Lots to do. Great neighbors. Our 55 Places partner agent was wonderful. She is excellent at her job. She treats you as an individual and always calls you back. I would advise anyone looking for a home in our area to call her, you will be happy that you did.
I have owned an investment property in Colonial Heritage since 2005, and could not be happier with this beautiful, 55+ gated community in Williamsburg. The amenities are superb, location is excellent -- and the customer service from the HOA is outstanding. This is a very active, social community -- perfect for singles or couples!
Audreynell and I both really like living in Colonial Heritage. We moved here because of the indoor pool and the exercise classes. When we moved here, I could hardly walk because of injuries from military duty. These classes have allowed me to build up the muscles that had deterioted in my body from injuries. Now that my muscles have returned, I'm able to do almost anything that I did before. We also enjoy the restaurant and beautiful scenery throughout the development. It's nice being close to the interstate and between Richmond and Virginia Beach. There's plenty of water activities close by and tons of shopping. It's the best of many worlds. It doesn't get too cold or too hot and there's plenty of pleasant sight seeing areas close by. There's also many water activities and the water ways here connect to the Bay and the Ocean. What else could a person want?
I have lived in CH for 5 years now. It is a GREAT place. We have golf, swimming, great fitness classes, dancing, parties, and clubs of every variety you can think of. We are a community of ACTIVE adults. The people here are very friendly and interesting. We come from all over the country. The HOA fee is high(as mentioned in another post) - but you get a lot for your money. Check out the financials for yourself with the community management. We are financially sound and I feel comfortable in my investment here.
I've been working for Lennar selling homes in Colonial Heritage going on 5 years now. After working with so many wonderful folks and watching them live happily ever after I decided it was my turn! It's hard to beleive this May will be my two year anniversary....time flies when you're having fun.
I don't know why the previous review was so negative...but this is a fabulous place to live. The restaurant at the clubhouse is very good. Our chef has won or taken 2nd place in every "Taste of Williamsburg" competition held since I've lived here. The ballroom was closed for some ceiling repairs, but the clubhouse was definitely not condemned. There are scads of wonderful activities, the people who live here are amazingly friendly, the travel club offers trips to explore the area and further afield like the upcoming trips to DC, Charleston, and Ireland in October. We enjoy the indoor and the outdoor pools, the fitness center and the dozens of classes offered. Our latest financial review stated that both the golf course and the dining operations were make ing more than budgeted...and are doing well! I invite anyone to come check this community out...it's a fabulous place to live!
Living in Colonial Heritage is a dream come true. I've moved 12 times for my career with Campbell Sales Company and living in Williamsburg is hard to beat. The location and convenient proximity really work! I've played golf courses all over the country and I personally rate our course as one of the finest. A true Williamsburg gem and great community to live in. The selection of homes offered by Lennar, the lifestyle and the people living here make it a great place to live.
Colonial Heritage has a nice appearance. Yet as a golf course community it has financial issues. The same goes for the 2 Star restaurant that has mediocre food and dated ambiance--most go to one of the many restaurants around Williamsburg. The clubhouse ballroom was recently condemned for cracks in the ceiling. The financial expenses of CH is subsidized by Lennar($200K)and will become a financial burden for residents in the years to come. Currently the monthly HOA fee is $250, which does not include yard maintenance. The only thing going for CH is location, location, location... (BTW the hot tub has no temperature or bubble controls, nor does the outdoor pool have restrooms.):)