Frequently Asked Questions

Can I purchase a lot/land now and build later?
~ You can buy now and build later, there is no building time requirement.

Are there square footage requirements?
~ Homes on the waterfront are to be 3,000 square feet and those off the water are to be 2,500 square feet.

Are there any homeowner’s fees?
~ Yes, the fee is $850 per year and includes landscaping of the community, entrance and roadsides, use of the waterfront pool complex, ramp and dock, nature trails as well as utility vehicle storage.

What are the lot/land sizes?
~The minimum is 2 acres and some lots are over 5 acres.

How far is the Chesapeake Bay?
~The Chesapeake Bay is 8 miles by boat.

What is the tax rate in Gloucester?
~Gloucester’s property tax rate if $.65/$100 of tax assessed value.

Where is the closest hospital/medical facility?
~Riverside Walter Reed Hospital is the closest to Riverwatch. It is located near Gloucester Courthouse and takes 12 minutes to get there.

Where are the closest restaurants to Riverwatch?
~The closest restaurants are in Gloucester and Mathews Courthouses:
Gloucester: The Wild Rabbit, Olivia’s
Mathews:  Richardson’t Cafe, White Dog Inn and Southwind Pizza
Urbanna: Something Different, Ostra and Mojo’s Cafe
Deltaville: Cocomo’s (accessible by boat)
Middlesex:  Merrior inTopping (accessible by boat), and Eckhard’s

Irvington:  Trick Dog, and Hope and glory Inn
Whitestone: Sandpiper and Willaby’s (accessible by boat)


Where is the closest shopping?
~The closest shopping is in Gloucester Courthouse with many retail stores and boutiques. There are large scale malls located in Newport News and Richmond.