Williamsburg Area

Nestled just outside the greater Williamsburg area, Colonial Heritage is just ten minutes from historic downtown, where you’ll find gorgeous historic homes, restaurants, shops and schools steeped in tradition and historic importance.

And when you want a little more modern setting, Williamsburg has a thriving metropolitan area that’s chock full of trendy restaurants, savvy shopping, cultural experiences, nationally-ranked schools like William & Mary, and a whole host of outdoor activities. Plus, enjoy shopping in the brand new Williamsburg Pottery retail outlet, directly across from Colonial Heritage.

Named one of the "Top 50 Places to Retire" in Where to Retire Magazine, Colonial Heritage is only 10 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and 153 miles from Washington, DC. Come to Colonial Heritage and see for yourself why some call it a resort. But you’ll call it a home.

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Fun Facts

  • Williamsburg is only 269 miles away from the famous Delaware Bridge.
  • Averaging 52.2°F, Williamsburg's winter temperature is 15 degrees warmer than the warmest city in the vicinity.
  • Williamsburg's average snowfall is 7.6".
  • Only 153 miles away, Washington, DC, has an average snowfall of 22.3".
  • Colonial Williamsburg, an 18th-century town that has been restored to become a living museum, is open year-round.