Escape from New York

5 houses for sale in Williamsburg, VA, for fans of U.S. history and roller coasters

By Austin Havens-Bowen | September 3, 2021 - 12:30PM 

This three bedroom, four bath is listed for $835,000. 

Long & Foster-Williamsburg/Realtor.com

Growing up in Virginia, the city of Williamsburg (which is very different from its hip Brooklyn namesake) was a go-to place for many things: Learning about colonial history, finding deals at outlet malls, and going to amusement parks. I still try to take a trip there whenever I visit my family. 

The historic city is also home to The College of William & Mary, The Williamsburg Pottery (when I was a kid there were huge warehouses of handmade pottery to explore–now it looks like a typical shopping center), and amusement parks including Busch Gardens and Water Country USA. And it’s part of the Historic Triangle, along with Yorktown and Jamestown, which was the first permanent English settlement in the U.S. in 1607.

I always like to have dinner at Oceans & Ale and there are plenty of other local restaurants like Fat Canary, Pierce’s, and Fat Tuna Grill. You can also find any chain restaurant you want if that’s your thing. 

When it comes to buying a house here, the median sales price is $366,000, according to Realtor.com. You’ll find a mix of older homes and new construction, some of which are Colonials, naturally. If you want a house in a suburban setting with more privacy, you have plenty of options to choose from here.

So if Williamsburg, Virginia sounds like a fit, check out these five houses for sale in the area.

117 Clara Croker

This three bedroom, two and a half bath is listed for $380,000. The Colonial has hardwood floors, built-ins, beamed ceilings, moldings, stainless steel appliances, central air, new furnace and heat pump, a fireplace, deck, and backyard adjacent to a walking trail. Located in Kingsmill, there are walking trails, three pools, and tennis courts.

100 Royal North Devon 

This three bedroom, two and a half bath is listed for $465,000. The house has a fireplace, hardwood floors, built-ins, recessed lighting, moldings, ceiling fans, central air, stainless steel appliances, a laundry room, dining room, two-car garage, sunroom, and backyard. 

104 Links of Leith

This five bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $625,000. The house has hardwood floors, oversized windows, moldings, stainless steel appliances, central air, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, a fireplace, sunroom, laundry room, garage, large deck, and an outdoor kitchen. 

24 The Palisades

This three bedroom, four bath is listed for $835,000. It has hardwood floors, moldings, coffered ceilings, recessed lighting, four fireplaces, black appliances, central air, built-ins, an elevator, laundry room, garage, and deck. 

3017 Kitchums Close

This four bedroom, four and a half bath is listed for $1,400,000. The house has hardwood floors, high ceilings, moldings, built-ins, stainless steel appliances, central air, walk-in closets, two sunrooms, a patio, grill, large deck, and generator. 

 

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