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Living a Golf Lifestyle in New Kent, Virginia

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Where to Retire in New Kent and Home Prices

New Kent is a small but rapidly growing area with many new housing developments. Zillow reports the median home value to be $311,388 in mid-2021.

What Is Special about New Kent

New Kent is a small town in a pretty area on the Virgina Peninsula and is close to both Richmond and Williamsburg. There are vineyards, golf courses and a race track.

What Is Not Special about New Kent

It is chilly during the winter months with the average temperature in the 40's. The town is small and made up of several housing developments, it is not considered walkable community.

Climate and Physical Environment

The average January temperature is 40 degrees, and July's average is 80 degrees. New Kent averages about 10" of snow each winter.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

New Kent has several restaurants, wineries, and vineyards in the area. Cumberland Landing and Cumberland Plantation are located here along with historic homes and battlefields in the area.


The crime rate is low.

Medical Facilities

There are all types of medical facilities in Richmond.


New Kent does have an airport for private planes, rentals, and flying lessons; Richmond International Airport about 30 minutes away; Bay Transit offers bus service.

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