Colonial Heritage


Colonial Heritage in Williamsburg is a gated active adult community, which enjoys a beautiful setting steeped in history. Residents, aged 55 and better, will appreciate Colonial Heritage’s 18-hole championship golf course and spacious clubhouse, which feature amenities that will appeal to many active adults. This award-winning community has earned many accolades and is nestled just 50 miles east of Richmond.

The active lifestyle at Colonial Heritage centers on the beautifully appointed community clubhouse.  The 25,000 square-foot Colonial Heritage Club House features plenty of amenities, including a large state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor swimming pool, hobby and game rooms, a woodworking shop, meeting rooms and a veranda that overlooks the beautiful golf course. The clubhouse also offers fine and casual dining at the clubhouse’s Magnolia Dining Room.  Plus, the activities schedule allows residents to make their social life as full as they wish while exploring both new, and long-held, interests.

Outdoors, residents can enjoy a swimming pool that is open seasonally, four tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, and the 18-hole championship Colonial Heritage Golf Club. This par-72 course, designed by Arthur Hills, spans 6,889 yards from its longest tees and showcases Virginia’s natural beauty. Golf enthusiasts will also enjoy the convenience of an on-site pro shop.

Lennar is the builder of Colonial Heritage and upon completion; the community is expected to contain approximately 1,800 homes. The homes at Colonial Heritage are available in both single-family and attached duplex homes. Single-family homes feature two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and a two-car garage.

Colonial Heritage homes have distinctive exteriors, which include low-maintenance vinyl siding, 30-year architectural roof shingles, vinyl tilt-out windows, designer lampposts, and six-panel insulated front doors. Interior features include nine-foot ceilings throughout the main floor, ceiling fans, designer light fixtures, and home network multi-media packages.

Prospective homeowners will also appreciate Colonial Heritage’s gourmet kitchens and luxurious bathrooms. These beautiful kitchens are complete with features such as furniture grade cabinetry, Corian countertops, and high-quality GE appliances. The luxury bathrooms include tempered glass shower enclosures, ceramic flooring, and soaking tubs in the owner’s bath.

The community’s historic setting makes it a great location for local excursions. In addition to coordinating on-site recreations, Colonial Heritage’s full-time activities director is happy to help residents plan activities in Williamsburg and the surrounding areas.

With its rich history and great location, Williamsburg is an ideal setting for this active adult community. History buffs will love visiting shops that stand open as they did 300 years ago, while still enjoying the modern day recreational attractions.

The area surrounding Colonial Heritage offers great restaurants, shopping, outstanding health care facilities, educational opportunities and an international airport. Nearby Chesapeake Bay and two broad rivers are ideal for boating and fishing. 

Colonial Heritage residents can plan day trips to many exciting locations in the surrounding area. Just next door, Norfolk by the Sea is home to the Virginia Opera, McArthur Center and the Chrysler Museum of Art. The white sand shore of Virginia Beach is only an hour to the East, while Richmond, Virginia’s state capital, is only 45 minutes to the west.

To learn more about moving and living in Colonial Heritage, call  or email Sue McSwain at 908.400.1440 or