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By Mark Edwards | Broker in Suffolk, VA
  • Find Your Freedom. Discover the Majesty of Liberty Ridge in Williamsburg, Virginia

    Posted Under: Quality of Life in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  September 10, 2013 2:32 PM  |  669 views  |  No comments

    Find Your Freedom. Discover the Majesty of Liberty Ridge- a new, custom home community in Williamsburg featuring three acre homesites...    

    Rolling terrain, a mature canopy of trees, and room to breathe shape a unique setting for Williamsburg's latest custom home community: Liberty Ridge. Stunning forested homesites beckon distinctive quality custom homes, each positioned for optimal privacy on 3 to 9 acres of land rich with history and resources.

    These beautifully wooded homesites grant freedom to design, build, and enjoy your own private retreat where you and your neighbors share scenery, not each other's backyards.

     

     
    Lose Yourself in the Heart of History
    Located in the heart of America's Historic Triangle of Jamestown, Yorktown, and Williamsburg, an opportunity like this is truly once-in-a-lifetime. An upscale neighborhood community, expansive wooded acreage a century in the making (only 138 lots on 550 acres), and the large private homesites selected for seclusion are all within easy 10 minute reach of Colonial Williamsburg. 

    Liberty Ridge offers the option of investing in your future by purchasing a homesite now to build on when the time is right. The estate-sized homesites in Phase I range in price from $169,900 to $325,000 (thirteen of the lots are priced between $169,900 and $189,900 for a limited time)

    With the first two model homes already built and more soon to come, now's a great time to select your perfect dream home location. At Liberty Ridge you will delight in discovering the great outdoors in your own backyard.


    East West Communities • 3400 Liberty Ridge Parkway • Williamsburg, VA • 23188
    Phone: (757) 565-1100 or toll free 1-877-558-1188

    Celebrating our 40th year creating Virginia's Best Places to Live and Play. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week on-site.


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  • 5 Reasons to Buy a New Home in Liberty Ridge, Williamsburg, Virginia

    Posted Under: Quality of Life in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  February 23, 2013 7:07 AM  |  517 views  |  No comments
    5 Reasons it's a great time to build a new home in liberty ridge, williamsburg, Virginia ~

    Liberty Ridge Community

    1. timing and unique opportunity~ Imagine your dream home. Every detail is yours to choose. Every window. Every angle. Every texture. Now follow your dream to Liberty Ridge, where our remarkable real estate demands equally extraordinary estate homes. Here, you’ll not only have the chance to design your home from the ground up, but the freedom to truly make it your own. As you’d expect in a community of this stature, architectural standards have been carefully crafted to protect its image, integrity, and longevity. We’ve paid close attention to reflecting the heritage of the area. Yet we intentionally opened the door to individuality—allowing a statement of your personal style unparalleled by other nearby communities. Our select team of the region’s premier builders will guide you through every phase of the construction process, from conception through completion.

    Recently, we officially saw the Grand Opening for our first two Model Homes- the Breakwater and Liberty Ridge models. The front entrance is now completed and the first 25 homesites are now available for purchase. Its extremely rare to find a custom home community with estate-sized homesites this close to Colonial Williamsburg (just ten minutes). Homesites are a minium 3 acres with lot prices starting at $170,000. Homebuilders are offering early homeowners attractive pricing on new home plans and it's a great opportunity to get involved on the ground floor.

    2. Location ~ Conveniently located on Centerville Road, just ten minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and Interstate 64, Liberty Ridge offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle, but yet is just minutes to all that Williamsburg has to offer.

    Liberty Ridge’s prestigious Williamsburg address not only provides residents with rich historical content, but also with convenience to shopping and professional services, quick access to Virginia’s Interstate 64, a diversity of cultural activities and a bounty of ways to have fun.

    Education and fun are literally just minutes away from Liberty Ridge—from Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and the College of William and Mary, to Busch Gardens and Water Country USA.

    Williamsburg is located 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., between Richmond and Virginia Beach. With the mountains to the west and the ocean to the east, it’s the perfect place to live. To get directions to Liberty Ridge from where you are, click here.

    Colonial Williamsburg10 minutes

    Newport News/Hampton30 minutes

    Norfolk/Chesapeake/Portsmouth40 minutes

    Richmond60 minutes

    Virginia Beach70 minutes

    Washington DC150 minutes

    3. Beautifully wooded and private Homesites ~ Liberty Ridge encompasses 550 acres of beautiful, rolling terrain, graced with a mature tree canopy, located on Centerville Road in James City County, adjacent to Freedom Park.This new community features 138 homesites, ranging from 3 to 9 acres in size.

    4. amenities planned ~

    • Community park with picnic tables and walking trails

    •Jogging/biking paths throughout the community, trails

    •Paved trail along the community’s frontage on Centerville Road with access to Freedom Park

    5. Quality Homebuilders and architectural guidelines ~

    Liberty Ridge will offer a Preferred Builders Program featuring some of the region’s finest custom homebuilders. Each home to be built will be submitted to the Architectural Review Board for approval, ensuring that the highest standards for quality design and construction will be maintained throughout the community. Charles Ross Homes, Ron Curtis Builder, LLC, Birdsong Builders, and Sasser Construction are four of the custom builders available for prospective homebuyers. These companies possess a combined total of more than 65 years of experience and have created some of the finest custom homes in the area. The collective success of these builders is rooted in an ongoing commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction. Their expertise in the industry, and attention to detail enables each of these builders to take what would be an ordinary custom home and turn it into something extraordinary.

    As the sixth East West Partners' community in the Hampton Roads area, Liberty Ridge will offer distinctive custom homes and innovative amenities reflective of the award-winning communities that have become the company's trademark. East West has developed 35 communities across seven states, including five award-winning Hampton Roads communities: Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, The Riverfront at Harbor View, Gatling Pointe and Gatling Pointe South. Since 1972, the developer has been known for innovative land planning, an unwavering commitment to the environment, and communities offering year-round, resort-style living.

    www.libertyridgeva.com

    Check out www.eastwestcommunities.com for information about our planned communities in Virginia and Florida. Now celebrating our 40th year of developing America's Best Places to Live and Play.

    For Information about East West Partners’ communities, visit www.eastwestcommunities.com. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week on-site. Equal Housing Opportunity

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  • New William E. Poole Model Home now open in LIBERTY RIDGE in Williamsburg, Virginia

    Posted Under: Quality of Life in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  September 19, 2012 11:57 AM  |  585 views  |  1 comment

    New William E. Poole Model Home now open in LIBERTY RIDGE in Williamsburg, VA 

    William E. Poole design now available in LIBERTY RIDGE, a new custom home community in LIBERTY RIDGE in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Breakwater is built by Michael C Brown Custom Builders and is now Newly Furnished!

    The Breakwater at Liberty Ridge is a stunning home built by Michael C. Brown Custom Builder.




    This authentically detailed William E. Poole design is Classic Southern elegance at its finest.
    Historical features include an expansive front porch with curved front entry. A Palladian window and half-round transom highlight the front entry foyer. Endless nights could be enjoyed spent on the dramatic front porch or relaxing on the private back porch. First floor master suite, second floor master suite, large Media Room is located over the three car garage. Over 4,650 square feet of living space, unfinished third floor, covered back porch, and expansive front porch and second floor balcony. Currently listed with East West Realty for $1,275,000.

    The Liberty Ridge Welcome Center is Open Tuesday through Saturday ~ 11:00 to 5:00
    Sunday ~ 12:00 to 5:00. Closed Mondays.

    For Information about East West Partners’ communities, visit www.eastwestcommunities.com. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week on-site. Equal Housing Opportunity

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  • Build Your Dream Home at Liberty Ridge in Williamsburg, Virginia

    Posted Under: Quality of Life in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  September 18, 2012 5:30 AM  |  469 views  |  No comments

    Build Your Dream Home at Liberty Ridge in Williamsburg, Virginia

    Liberty Ridge Community

    East West Communities — an environmentally sensitive, award-winning developer — is pleased to announce its newest community, Liberty Ridge, in Williamsburg, Virginia. Carefully sculpted from beautiful, rolling terrain, graced with a mature tree canopy, Liberty Ridge will feature 138 homesites that range in size from 3 to 9 acres. These spacious homesites create a private enclave, where you and your neighbors share scenery, not each other’s backyards. We are committed to protecting and preserving this spectacular environment ensuring a greener existence for all who live there. By virtue of protecting the land, homeowners will enjoy easy maintenance with minimal grassy areas and drought resistant landscaping. Here, you will delight in discovering the great outdoors in your own backyard.

    Find Your Freedom at LIBERTY RIDGE in WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA

    Design, build, and enjoy your own private retreat amidst a masterpiece of nature’s creation. Or invest in your future now by purchasing a three acre homesite, then build when the time is right. If you purchase one of our beautifully wooded homesites, and begin home construction within 1-year of lot closing, you will receive a cash rebate of 25% of the lot price from the developer. (Lots range 3-9 acres in size and are all beautifully wooded)

    From brick and stone, to columns and trim, customize your home to fit your lifestyle and indulge your imagination. Be inspired by genuine freedom of choice. Create the grand entry you’ve always wanted. Design an inviting porch or portico. Accent your exterior with artful and attractive details. It’s about image. It’s about luxury. More than that, it’s your home.

    The Breakwater at Liberty Ridge is a stunning home built by Michael C. Brown Custom Builder.

    This authentically detailed William E. Poole design is Classic Southern elegance at its finest. Historical features include an expansive front porch with curved front entry. A Palladian window and half-round transom highlight the front entry foyer. Endless nights could be enjoyed spent on the dramatic front porch or relaxing on the private back porch. $1,275,000.




    Where Inspiration Meets Opportunity

    Imagine your dream home. Every detail is yours to choose. Every window. Every angle. Every texture. Now follow your dream to Liberty Ridge, where our remarkable real estate demands equally extraordinary estate homes. Here, you’ll not only have the chance to design your home from the ground up, but the freedom to truly make it your own. As you’d expect in a community of this stature, architectural standards have been carefully crafted to protect its image, integrity, and longevity. We’ve paid close attention to reflecting the heritage of the area. Yet we intentionally opened the door to individuality—allowing a statement of your personal style unparalleled by other nearby communities. Our select team of the region’s premier builders will guide you through every phase of the construction process, from conception through completion.

    View the interactive community siteplan for Liberty Ridge. New homes start in the $600's and lots start in the $140's with the Early Build Incentive.

    East West Communities • 3400 Liberty Ridge Parkway • Williamsburg, VA • 23188
    Phone: (757) 565-1100 or toll free 1-877-558-1188

    For Information about East West Partners’ communities, visit www.eastwestcommunities.com. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week on-site. Equal Housing Opportunity

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  • Liberty Ridge Model in Williamsburg Wins Regional Awards

    Posted Under: General Area in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  January 20, 2012 1:26 PM  |  1,306 views  |  No comments

    Liberty Ridge Model Home Wins Regional Awards

    Posted on January 20, 2012

    At its 24th annual awards banquet in Newport News, Virginia, the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association’s Sales and Marketing Council presented the award for Best Single Family Home Design and Best Kitchen in a Custom Home to Charles Ross Homes for the Liberty Ridge model home. This furnished model home is located at 3409 Liberty Ridge Parkway, Williamburg, VA and is open for tour Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m. The home is available for sale with East West Realty at $1,050,000.

    “We invest a lot of thought in the design of each of our homes to ensure they are aesthetically pleasing inside and out and that they fit contemporary lifestyle needs,” said Charles Ross Homes staff architect, Keith Sobczak. “We are especially pleased to have taken top honors in two categories.” The Liberty Ridge model was originally a Frank Betz Associates, Inc. design that was modified and customized for this community by the Charles Ross team.

    Charles Ross Homes has been designing, building, and remodeling homes in the Williamsburg area for 29 years. They have designed and built homes in a variety of architectural styles and in sizes from 1,200 square feet to more than 11,500 square feet. The are a featured builder in the new Liberty Ridge community.

     

    For Information about East West Partners’ communites, visit www.eastwestcommunities.com. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week onsite. Equal Housing Opportunity

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  • New Craftsman Cottage House Plan Planned for Liberty Ridge

    Posted Under: General Area in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  January 16, 2012 5:35 AM  |  1,543 views  |  No comments
       
    New Southern Living® House Plan for Liberty Ridge
    Michael C. Brown's new house plan for Liberty Ridge in Williamsburg comes from the Frank Betz Associates, Inc Southern Living® Design Collection. This Craftsman Cottage design features a first floor master bedroom, a large kitchen and center island that connects to the spacious Family Room, a second main floor bedroom, and three car garage. The stone and brick exterior, combined with the multiple gabled roof, and front porch adds great architectural interest and character to the front elevation and curb appeal. The home is proposed for Lot 150 Liberty Ridge Parkway, a 3.52 acre wooded homesite.

    Liberty Ridge is is a new custom home community featuring three acre homesites near Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Discover beautifully wooded homesites and landmark trees with a rolling topography in this upscale community which features architectural guidelines and some of the region's premier custom homebuilders. To see other possible floor plans for Liberty Ridge, check out our Portfolio of Featured House Plans.

    Conveniently located on Centerville Road, just ten minutes from Colonial Williamsburg and Interstate 64, Liberty Ridge offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle, but yet is just minutes to all that Williamsburg has to offer.

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    Liberty Ridge’s prestigious Williamsburg address not only provides residents with rich historical content, but also with convenience to shopping and professional services, quick access to Virginia’s Interstate 64, a diversity of cultural activities and a bounty of ways to have fun.

    Education and fun are literally just minutes away from Liberty Ridge—from Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and the College of William and Mary, to Busch Gardens and Water Country USA.

    Williamsburg is located 150 miles south of Washington, D.C., between Richmond and Virginia Beach. With the mountains to the west and the ocean to the east, it’s the perfect place to live. To get directions to Liberty Ridge from where you are, click here.

    Select homesites in Phase I are now available for purchase. The Welcome Center is open daily.

    Liberty Ridge Community

    For Information about East West Partners’ communites, visit www.eastwestcommunities.com. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week onsite.

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  • Early Build Buyer Incentive in Liberty Ridge, Williamsburg, Virginia

    Posted Under: General Area in Williamsburg, Home Buying in Williamsburg, In My Neighborhood in Williamsburg  |  January 9, 2012 4:17 PM  |  1,223 views  |  No comments

    Early Build Buyer Incentive in Liberty Ridge, Williamsburg, Virginia

    The opportunity to build your dream home in Liberty Ridge on one of the most beautiful wooded homesites in the Williamsburg area is an exciting prospect. Stop by our Welcome Center and talk to Tom Butler, or Mark Edwards with East West Realty for more details. We’re open 7 days a week!

    For Information about East West Partners’ waterfront communites, visit www.eastwestcommunities.com. Discover the best in lifestyle communities at Founders Pointe, Eagle Harbor, Liberty Ridge, and The Riverfront at Harbour View. East West Realty Sales Centers are open 7 days a week onsite.

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