Where We Live: Courtyard cottage inn near campus


Forged with solid brick and an all slate roof, The Inn at 802, near the main campus of the College of William & Mary, from the outside is made with traditional features.   Step inside and one will find a few more interesting features in this 6,011 square foot former full-service bed & breakfast, some likely […]

Where We Live: The historic Brick House Inn


The Brick House Inn at 111 Washington Street, just off of Capitol Landing Road, stands as the oldest bed and breakfast in Williamsburg, according to owner Bonnie Fairbank.  However, before it was a popular guest house, Fairbanks says her colonial style home was the first house constructed by Colonial Williamsburg for its workers. The residence […]

Where We Live: An eco-friendly haven in Poquoson


The word “sustainability” is often used as jargon, but for one Poquoson homeowner it’s a lifestyle. Stuart Rose designed his house, located at 4 Garden Atrium Way, to virtually eliminate utility bills. “The home is designed to provide 100 percent of the heating, cooling, electrical power, and water by natural means – using the sun, […]

Where We Live: the historic Thomas Nelson House


The Nelson House was once home to Thomas Nelson, Jr, one of Yorktown’s most famous residents and signer of the Declaration of Independence. The house was constructed around 1730, according to the National Park Service. The home that survived wars and hurricanes remains relatively intact, although cannonballs from the Revolutionary War period pepper the sides […]