Area Information and Amenities
Some amenities on offer at Country Village include; security guard, 86,000 SF clover pool & playground facilities, nearby shopping and local attractions (Busch Gardens, Water Country USA), onsite maintenance & parts department and much more!
The community of Country Village is situated in James City County, VA adjacent to historic Williamsburg, VA. History and archaeology, outdoor fun, spas and golf, or thrills and chills at state-of-the-art theme parks, you will find it in Williamsburg, VA. Set against a backdrop of charming historic towns and breathtaking natural beauty, attractions include; Busch Gardens, Water Country USA, Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown Settlement & many more.
Local Williamsburg VA residents enjoy a pastime of finding the latest bargains. Choose from the Outlet Mall, Prime Outlet or Pottery Outlet and several more outlet shopping centers all located on the western side of town on Richmond Road. If you are looking for a bargain, you’re bound to find it in this shoppers paradise!
Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools
The School division is comprised of 12 schools. Unique in Virginia, the joint division serves the City of Williamsburg and the County of James City. The School Board consists of seven members; the two representing the City are appointed and the five representing the County are elected. James City County School information can be found by clicking here.
Route 60 East | 800-343-7946 | www.buschgardens.com
Acclaimed as America’s loveliest theme park, is a beauty that also houses a few beasts within her gates. Nationally ranked as two of the top 10 rollercoasters in the US are the Loch Ness Monster and Alpengeist. Watch out for the Big Bad Wolf and Apollo’s Chariot, but don’t forget the Garden’s newest thrill ride, Curse of DarKastle! Shows and rides of all kinds fill the park’s European-themed villages, including a great kids place, Land of the Dragons. Open from mid-March to the end of October.
Water Country USA
Route 199 | 800-343-7946 | www.watercountryusa.com
This is the largest water park on the east coast. It’s a wet and wild 50’s beach party for the whole family. A great respite from those hot summer days, the park has something for everyone, from lazy raft rides to lots of spiraling water slides and just for the little ones, play lagoons! Cowabunga, dude! Seasonally open from mid-May through early September.
1-800-211-7165 | www.visitwilliamsburg.com
Colonial Williamsburg is the nation’s largest living history museum encompassing 301 acres including some 500 buildings, homes, stores and taverns reconstructed and restored to their 18th-century appearances; tradesmen practicing 30 historic trades and domestic crafts; historical interpreters and character actors; and 90 acres of gardens and greens, and now featuring the live action drama, Revolutionary City, daily from mid-March to the holiday season.
Some highlights are: the Governor’s Palace; the Capitol; the Museums of Colonial Williamsburg (DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum and Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum) and Bassett Hall.
Patrick Henry Mall
12300 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 777, Newport News, VA | 757-249-4305
Patrick Henry Mall is located in Newport News, VA approximately 30 miles northwest of Norfolk and 60 miles southeast of Richmond. The center is located on the main road of the peninsula- Jefferson Avenue- with access directly from I-64. Home of Northrup-Grumman Shipbuilding, the largest privately owned shipyard as well as the nation’s only shipyard building nuclear air craft carriers. The mall completed an extensive interior and exterior renovation in late 2005, which included the addition of a 55,000 sf Dick’s Sporting Goods store, Borders Book & Music, Red Robin Restaurant and Bailey’s Pub & Grille. Patrick Henry Mall is the dominant retail destination on the peninsula and the only enclosed regional mall between Richmond and Virginia Beach.
Experience shopping the way it should be. Your favorite stores are here, including Forever 21, American Eagle Outfitters, New York & Company, Wet Seal, Borders, PacSun, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Plus, discover our two newest stores… Aldo, where fashionable footwear reigns supreme, and the only Aerie in Hampton Roads, where you’ll love the relaxed and comfy apparel.
Williamsburg Outlet Mall
Richmond Road at Centerville | Lightfoot | 757-565-3378
Williamsburg has it’s own version of the indoor mall, known as the “Outlet Mall”, it’s crammed full of discount savings just waiting for you!
Stores & Services include: Antiques & Estate Jewelry, Avon Beauty Center, Bass Outlet, Bon Worth, Capacity, Casual Male Big & Tall, Dexter Factory Outlet, Dockers Outlet by Levi, Dollar Mart, Dress Barn, Factory Brand Shoes, Farberware, Gold Toe, Kay Bee -Toy Liquidators, L’eggs – Hanes – Bali – Playtex, Levi Outlet by Designs, New Concept Gifts, Rack Room Shoes, Rogers Jewelry, Rolane Factory, S & K Menswear Silver Stream, Swank, Totes / Isotoner / Sunglass World, Vitamin World, Watch World, Zap Electronics
Restaurants Include: Hersey’s Ice Cream Parlor
5715 Richmond Road | Williamsburg | 757-565-0702
Shoppers drive for miles just to get to this shopping center! A multitude of exclusive of brand name shops sell at discount and all in one location. A name droppers utopia, the dazzle of the abundance, sends shoppers into a frenzy…so don’t get there too late on weekends or you may have trouble finding a spot to park! (and it’s a big parking lot!)
Shops & Services include: American Outpost, Bass Outlet, Big Dog Sportswear, Bombay Company, Book Cellar, BOSE Factory Store, Bostonian Clarks, Brass Factory, Brooks Brothers, Carter’s Childrenswear, Coach, Cole-Hahn, Collections, Corningware Corelle Revere Outlet, Cosmetics Company Store, Crabtree & Evelyn, Dana Buckman, Dooney & Bourke, Easy Spirit, ecco, Eddie Bauer, Elisabeth, Etienne Aigner, Fragrance Outlet, Geoffrey Beene, Guess Inc., Haggar Clothing Co., Hush Puppies, Izod, J.Crew, Jockey, Jones New York, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Kasper A.S.L., Kitchen Collection, Koret of California, Le Creuset, L’eggs – Hanes – Bali – Playtex, Le Gourmet Chef, Lillian Vernon, Little Me, Liz Claiborne, Lladro, L.L. Bean, Maidenform, Mikasa Factory Store, Motherhood Maternity, Movado Company Store, Music For A Song, Naturalizer, Nautica, Nike Factory Store, Nine West, OshKosh B’ Gosh, Perfumania, Reebok Factory Direct, Rockport Factory Direct Store, Samsonite Company Store, Saucony, Seiko – The Company Store, Socks Galore, Stride-Rite Family Footwear, Sunglass Hut, Tahari, Timberland, Tommy Hilfiger, Ultra Diamond & Gold, Van Heusen, Vans, Waterford Wedgwood, Welcome Home, Wilsons Leather, Zales – The Diamond Store Outlet
Restaurants & Eateries Include: Ben & Jerry’s, Harry & David, Rocky Mountain Chocolate, Sandwich Board Cafe
Williamsburg Pottery Factory & Williamsburg Pottery Outlet
Route 60 W | Richmond Road | Lightfoot | 757-564-3326
The original discounter in the Williamsburg area was the Williamsburg Pottery. They came up with the idea to sell their handmade pottery along side cost overruns and seconds they located through their business dealings. For over 60 years the Pottery has made a name for itself as the bizarre bazaar and in the process they have added name-brand outlets to the mix… the “Pottery Outlets”!
Outlet Stores & Services include: Banister Shoe Store, Black & Decker Outlet, Christian Outlet Stores, King Neptune’s Treasures, Oneida Home Store, The Pecan Factory, Pfaltzgraff Factory Store, Rolane Factory Outlet, Totes Factory Outlet, Sweater Outlet, Van Heusen Factory Outlet, Westport Ltd., The Williamsburg Cigarette Outlet