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Ford’s Colony is a beautiful gated and golf community that is centrally located in Williamsburg, Va. It is a popular community with about 5,000 residents and nearly 2,500 homes. By the time the community is completely established there will be more than 7,000 residents living in 3,250 homes, condos and townhouses all encompassed on 3,000 acres. The neighborhood is situated along winding roads that weave in and around three 18-hole championship golf courses all designed by Dan Maples. Other amenities include two swimming pools (one with a zero depth entry), a swim and tennis clubhouse, hard and clay tennis courts, a nature trail, playground areas, biking and miles of walking paths.
The community is known for its rolling topography and abundance of trees, ponds and wetlands. There is a strict “Environmental Control Committee” that works to not only maintain the integrity of the homes that are built but also to maintain the trees and green spaces on lots as homes are being built. This ensures that there is no ‘clear cutting’ and the natural beauty of the neighborhood is sustained.
Ford’s Colony is known for its very active homeowner’s association that sponsors a multitude of social clubs and activities. There is bound to be a club or interest group for just about everyone. Examples of some of the clubs include a wildly popular pickle ball group, bridge, wine & dine, chess, bowling, Colony Kids, artists, pilates, running, music, photography, travel, mah jongg, fly fishing, Tai Chi, model railroad, theater, swim team — and the list goes on! There is a club or group for just about every hobby/interest.
The mission statement for the Ford’s Colony Homeowners Association: “To support the interests of its members; to preserve and enhance residents’ quality of life, property values and the natural environment; and to operate the Association’s services in a cost-effective manner.”
As a 20-plus year resident of Ford’s Colony, I can confirm the HOA is very successful in accomplishing its mission.
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