Voted the number one master-planned community in America, Ford’s Colony is a popular community with about 5000 residents and nearly 2500 homes. Three 18 hole championship courses boast the most ac- claimed golf in our area. The Country Club offers fine dining which has received the AAA Five Diamond award for its excellence in service and delectable fare. With its amaz- ing natural surroundings and serene envi- ronment, Ford’s Colony relaxes and inspires all who visit. This community features cus- tom built homes nestled amongst beautiful ponds and leisurely walking trails. Accom- modating all with a wide range of amenities including 2 olympic sized swimming pools, 4 hard surface and 6 clay tennis courts. The active homeowners’ group sponsors a multi- tude of social clubs and activities represent- ing a wide range of interests. With its spec- tacular amenities, superior choice of home styles and neighborhoods and wonderful opportunities to enjoy the company of oth- ers or the tranquility of privacy, Ford’s Colony offers a lifestyle you will truly love.
Awarded four-and-a-half stars by Golf Di- gest’s Places to Play, Ford’s Colony offers 54 holes of golf on 3 Dan Maples designed cours- es. Blackheath is a beautiful yet challenging 6,621 yard course rated as “one of the best 12 places to play” by Washington Golf Monthly. Aptly named, many of Blue Heron’s holes are set amongst the wetlands providing ex- cellent opportunities to view wildlife along with vexing water hazards. At 6,873 yards, it is the longest of three Ford’s Colony courses. Marsh Hawk, with thick woods on a rolling- to-hilly terrain, has a variety of sand bunkers and ponds. This 6,700 yard course is a favorite for many state and national tournaments.
The Ford’s Colony Country Club provides Membership options designed to meet the needs of the most active golfer to those whose interests lay elsewhere. The club of- fers 3 restaurants, a variety of meeting and banquet facilities, an Award-Winning Pro Shop, Men’s and Women’s Golf Associations and an active schedule of events. Ford’s Col- ony is known for its very active homeowner’s association sponsoring a multitude of so- cial clubs and activities. (Forty clubs at last count!) There is bound to be a club or interest group for just about everyone. The mission statement for the Ford’s Colony Homeown- ers Association at Williamsburg: “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.”
Ford’s Colony offers a range of amenities to compliment it’s pristine golf courses such as tennis courts, swimming pools and breath- taking nature trails. There is surely an activity to delight every member of your family and each guest you welcome. Two swim and ten- nis clubs each include a junior Olympic pool, a children’s pool, Har-Tru clay or asphalt ten- nis courts and a comfortable clubhouse. A 200+ acre preserve with nature trail and bird watch tower presents wonderful opportuni- ties to spot wildlife in the timber or wetlands. Over 12 miles of paved fitness trails, perfect for walking or cycling, wind through Ford’s Colony’s 3,000 acres, over half of which is designated as green space, buffers, ponds, and wildlife preserve.