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Monticola

Fully restored under the direction of the Virginia Department of Historic Preservation. Monticola is on the National and State Historic Register.

1853 Plantation Home IN loweR AlbeMARle CouNt y • 4 bedrooms (3.5 baths) • Double parlor with pocket doors • Gourmet kitchen with adjacent family room • billiard room with wet bar & entertainment area • 12 Fireplaces • Pool

It is available with 102 acres for $2,995,000 or 292 acres for $ 4,595,000. Please call Natt Hall at 434 242 9893 or email: nhall@cfw.com for more information or to schedule a showing. For more pictures and the history of this unique property go to:

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FIRST FLOOR MOTHER-IN-LAW SUITE IN IVY

Idyllic close-in Ivy Neighborhood w/first-floor Mother-In-Law Suite. Bright, roomy, freshly renovated w/ serious upgrades - Geothermal ground loop heat pump, new 400-Amp electric, all new floors, carpet, paint, water hTr. New Hardi-Plank exterior, central vac, Cat5Ethernet every room, pool w/new liner & pump, 2 kitchens, 2-car garage, gorgeous bonus room w/new high efficiency 26 Seer mini split. Screened-in back porch. Basement clean & dry. Priced below $539,000 Assess. email/call anya scott anyashomes@gmail.com, 434-882-1777

BEAU MONT

Gracious, rambling comfortable home on 2 ac., in Western Albemarle, minutes from town. Custom built by one of Charlotteville’s finest builders with 5 bedrooms and study ( inc. master suite on main level), and 3.5 baths. Ceramic tiled kitchen and bathrooms. Sweeping lawns and curved driveway with cobblestone paving. Stucco exterior, oversized 2 car garage. $625,000. Ring Sonja 981-3523

Ring Sonja 434-981-3523

Sonja Casero has 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. She prides herself in knowing that this experience is something her clients can depend on as she works hard to ensure successful transactions. She is committed to integrity and a straightforward approach. She goes above and beyond normal service expectations and never stops looking out for your best interests. She feels strongly that in this business people come first. As a result, she gives 110% in every transaction. Over 90% of Sonja’s business is personal referrals - why don’t you ring Sonja to see why her clients come back to her again and again?

THE MCCORMICK HOUSE, CIRCA 1870

CLOSE TO TOWN/5+ ACRES

Large, gracious rooms, flooded with light. Huge, gourmet kitchen with stone counters. Standing-seam metal roof, attached gazebo, generous front porch, 4 fireplaces, original heart pine flrs, french doors to formal LR, built-ins, wainscoting, chair rail, claw foot tub, stained glass windows, wonderful landscaping. Sellers brought this grande dame back to life. Own a piece of history. Covesville. $275k. Eve Hesselroth, 434-825-1878 or evehesselroth@gmail.com

KESWICK ESTATE

Beautiful custom built home on 2.7 wooded acres w/in the gated community. High quality construction, custom finishes, & exquisite taste. 3 lvls of living space w/ room for expansion. Comfortable floor plan is perfect for family living and/or fabulous entertaining on “Bluestone” patio that extends the outdoor living area into private backyard. $1,995,000 Call Sharon 434-981-7200

Call Sharon 434-981-7200

Sharon Donovan, a native of Charlottesville, grew up around the construction industry and has watched Charlottesville and the surrounding area grow and blossom into one of the top ten places to live in the country. In 1980 Sharon began her career in real estate and went on to attain her broker’s license. She combines tremendous energy, experience, enthusiasm, and extensive knowledge of the local real estate market to give her clients and customers the best service one would expect from a top producer. Sharon utilizes her superior market knowledge to transform the often-stressed home search process into one of enjoyment and satisfaction.

Call Eve 434-825-1878

Eve Hesselroth lives in Charlottesville with her husband and two amazing children, Aidan and Maya. She has experienced Charlottesville as a teenager, a UVA student, a parent and a professional. Eve utilizes all of those perspectives to help her clients find the perfect home, or market the house they are selling. She is highly enthusiastic about matching people up with the right place for them. She brings patience, warmth and a sense of humor to the home buying process. To learn more about Eve, check out her LinkedIn profile: www.linkedin.com/pub/0/7a3/434 or email her at evefhi@gmail.com.

Custom built home w/ fantastic features: front & back staircases, great covered rear deck for entertaining, lrge front porch overlooking mountain views to the east, 1st floor Mstr suite, 3 car garage, & FULL unfin. basement w/ plumbing rough-in. $799,900 Call Sharon 434-981-7200

CITY LIVING COUNTY TAXES

So convenient - near Barracks Rd, schools and UVa, with attached garage on main level. Great floor plan with charm and character, hardwood floors, built in bookcases and brick fireplace in family room. Living room, formal dining room, family room , kitchen and master bedroom suite all on same level. Two more bedrooms & bathroom upstairs and tiled rec room and bathroom in walk out basement. Large lot with mature trees and bushes and patio. $329,000. Ring Sonja 434-981-3523

Laurie Ripper Kelly 434-882-1194 Laurie Ripper Kelly moved to Charlottesville from Northern Virginia to attend U.Va. for undergrad and law school, and has turned her passion for real estate into a fulfilling career. She enjoys using her expertise to help her clients navigate the complex process of buying or selling a home. She is certified as an e-pro Internet Specialist and American Conservation Broker. Email Laurie at laurieripperkelly@gmail.com for more info.

Anya Scott 434-882-1777

• Available to show property on short notice. • Real estate investor and world traveler. • Raised in Moscow and New York City, chose to make Charlottesville home 18 years ago. • Graduate of The College William and Mary, background in the performing arts. • Mother of two, very well versed in area schools and children’s cultural and athletic programs. • Keen understand and appreciation of individual tastes and needs. • Fluent in Russian • anyashomes@gmail.com or call 434-882-1777

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Homes in every Aroda

$425,000 Charlottesville          $495,000  

Gorgeous, Updated 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Farm Home on 8.62 Acres in Madison County! Formal Living Room & Dining Room. Hardwood Floors! Board Fencing, storage shed, and pasture!

4 Bedrooms, 3 Full plus 2 Half Baths, Custom Built Brick Rambler on 11 Wooded Acres!, Finished Walk-Out Lower Lvl. Cherry/Hickory hdwd Floors. LR w/ FP opens to Vaulted Florida Rm.

For Price Sale Range! Hollymead Square 1, 2, & 3 bedroom homes perfect for first-time homebuyers or investors. Great location between Forest Lakes North and South. Prices start at $134,000.

Madison

$109,900 Stanardsville

Perfect Starter Home or Investment Property! 3 Bed, 2 Full Bath Rambler on 3 beautiful Acres in Madison County. Peaceful Property Set back Off State Road.

Custom Renovated 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Mountain Retreat. Handcrafted master woodwork throughout. Large Master Suite on Main Lvl.

EllEn ButtErs

MIKE ButtErs

Broker/Owner

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(540) 718-6608 ellenbutters@mris.com

www.CharlottesvilleMoves.com (434) 296-0007

$114,900

(540) 718-6609 mikebutters@mris.com

EXIT CORNERSTONE REALTY

If you find yourself behind on mortgage payments and property value is less than what is owed or worse, you are facing foreclosure—call Ellen or Mike Butters today for a free confidential consultation. We have helped clients save their homes just days before foreclosure, we can help you too! Go to www.EXITCulpeper.com or call 540-825-9898.

15367 Brandy rd, Suite a • CuLPePer, Va • (540) 825-9898

Affinity Group 1770 Timberwood Blvd. Suite 101 • Charlottesville, VA 22911

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WILLOWBROOK, c. 1869. Charming, completely renovated horse property in a desirable area of the keswick hunt. 35+/- acres with six stall center aisle stable w/apt. and four bedroom manor house with a new gourmet kitchen and located just 10 mi. from Charlottesville and uva. a small gem surrounded by some of the most impressive larger estates in the old Dominion. MlS# 470235 $1,600,000 Justin Wiley

IN G OF Fe r “FINDOWRIE” ~ Considered to be the earliest, unaltered house in albemarle County. the house has many interesting architectural features including a chimney pent with shelves between the chimneys. the house sits on 150+/- acres, which are completely private. MlS#496350 $1,250,000 Justin Wiley

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STONY POINT FARM ~ 32 acre horse farm within 15 minutes of Charlottesville. Beautiful setting with gorgeous views of the Blue ridge and Southwest mountains. there is a center aisle 5-stall barn, 7 paddocks, outdoor arena and pond. Cape Cod style home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, formal dining room, great room, family room and pool. the land is gently rolling with a wonderful mix of hardwoods and open pastures.. MlS# aB7770881 $749,999 Peter Wiley

BUNDORAN FARM LOT B-13 ~ a premium Bundoran Farm offering. 56+ acre lot with incredible pastoral and mountain views. this lot consists of rolling, productive, pasture that rises up to a secluded ridge top home site with breathtaking views of edge valley. this lot offers privacy, views and access to miles of walking and riding trails throughout the 2300 acres of Bundoran Farm. only 15 minutes to Charlottesville. MlS#493148 $1,200,000 Peter Wiley

MONTICELLO ROAD ~ a rare offering in the heart of Belmont’s restaurant corridor. a 2,942 square foot multiuse building on nearly .4 acres zoned neighborhood Commercial Corridor. the lot provides room for significant development and ample parking. the owner has installed a new roof, relined all 5 chimneys, rebuilt the back porches and replaced all of the window sills. By right uses include residential, inn, office, restaurant, retail & more. MlS#495739 $850,000 Peter Wiley

LITTLE ENGLAND c. 1716 - historic Georgian home is one of virginia’s least altered and best preserved colonial plantation homes. the property is bounded by the York river and Sarah’s Creek which provides protective docking for a large yacht. the surrounding land is mostly lawn and pasture and contains one acre freshwater pond. little england’s fourteen rooms showcase some of the finest examples of colonial paneling and woodwork in virginia. MlS#460033 $4,950,000

MARSHALL PLACE c. 1798 ~ a 683 acre farm made up of 145 acres of good pasture and tillable land and 538 acres of hardwoods and pine forest. Current use of the farm includes grazing (for cattle), hay, timber and a boxwood nursery. two large creeks (randolph and little) run thru the property. historic house has good architectural detail and is in a very private setting. MlS#492247 $2,200,000

HAZEL RIVER PROPERTY ~148+/- acres located in both rappahannock and Culpeper Counties with significant frontage on the hazel river. very private, a good mix of open and wooded land with an abundance of wildlife. this property is ideal for the outdoorsmen and is priced to sell. the river can be canoed a good part of the year. MlS#491407 $795,000

To inquire about these properties and other fine properties, please contact JuStin WileY, (434) 981-5528 • jwiley@farmandestate.net Peter WileY, (540) 219-3771 • pwiley@farmandestate.net

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open Sunday, march 25th                        1-3 pm 51 turKEySaG traiL • LaKE mOnticELLO Beautifully maintained 3 BR/2 BA home on corner lot in Lake Monticello. You must see inside this home! You will fall in love with the open floor plan, hardwood floors, oversized windows & large rooms. Spacious bedrooms. Master with attached master bath & walk-in closet. New roof- 2010; New water heater 2008; New dishwasher 2011. Exterior freshly painted & decks stained. Large level corner lot makes this the perfect package! Walking distance to shopping and restaurants. Move in ready! MLS#496617, $149,900 JEn SampLE, rEaLtOr® 434-989-9246 • www.jensamplesellshomes.com directions: Lake Monticello main gate, left onto Jefferson Drive, left onto Turkeysag Trail and home is on the left.

mOnticELLO prOpErtiES 434-589-7653

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Albemarle 2084 AVINITY LOOP AVINITY ATH MLS# 492260 $309,900 1565 NEWCASTLE CT PAVILIONS AT PANTOPS ATH MLS# 490341 $359,900

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21 WINDMERE LN OLD TRAIL PDT MLS# 495710 $610,000

louisa 137 TURKEY TROT LN SPRING CREEK PDT MLS# 493546 $324,990 56 BEAR ISLAND PKWY SPRING CREEK DET MLS# 492369 $497,300

92 VENABLE CREEK LN VENABLE CREEK SOUTH DET MLS# 479081 $399,950

5623 UPLAND DR OLD TRAIL ATH MLS# 484463 $385,700

greene

3245 MELROSE LN GLENMORE DET MLS# 483699 $599,000

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1723 EASY LN HOLLYMEAD DET MLS# 495104 $239,700

59 LARCHMONT CIR GREENECROFT PDT MLS# 478964 $232,990

5633 UPLAND DR OLD TRAIL ATH MLS# 489352 $379,695

sunday

101 LONGWOOD DR LONGWOOD ATH MLS# 484693 $248,900

Greene

71 VENABLE CREEK LN VENABLE CREEK SOUTH DET MLS# 479080 $399,950

472 CARODON DR CARODON DET MLS# 495525 $284,900

charlottesville

209 AUGIE ALLEY SYCAMORE SQUARE PAT MLS# 487523 $149,990

1565 NEWCASTLE CT PAVILIONS AT PANTOPS ATH MLS# 490341 $359,900

770 CLACTON CIR HICKORY RIDGE DET MLS# 492033 $519,900

Jimmy French • 434-981-2289

fluvanna

156 LEXIE LN SYCAMORE SQUARE DET MLS# 492844 $359,000

1022 OLD RIDGE RD NONE DET MLS# 493257 $499,000

nelson

1103 FOX RIDGE DR EARLYSVILLE FOREST DET MLS# 497021 $262,000

REALTY SPECIALISTS

1614 GRAYROCK CT GRAYROCK DET MLS# 494351 $349,000

59 LARCHMONT CIR GREENECROFT PDT MLS# 478964 $232,990

1113 CAMBRIDGE HILL LN GLENMORE DET MLS# 491062 $769,900

Each RE/MAX Independently Owned and Operated

209 AUGIE ALLEY SYCAMORE SQUARE PAT MLS# 487523 $149,990

4160 BLEAK HOUSE RD NONE DET MLS# 492909 $429,900

Great family home on a cul-de-sac built by Gaffney Custom Homes LLC. Situated on 2.147 acres. Spacious open floor plan. 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and 2 half baths. 1st floor entrance foyer, eat in kitchen opening to screen porch, formal dining room, living room, family room opening to deck, master bedroom, half bath,& laundry room. 2nd floor master bedroom, 2 more bedrooms with Jack n Jill bath. Basement has family room, home office, half bath, utility room & unfinished area. 2 car garage. MLS#489714 $649,900 directions: From Charlottesville: 29 North to right on Polo Grounds Road (just beyond Sam’s Club) 1.8 miles to right on Bentivar Road, immediate left on Benivar Farm Road to left on Oakridge Court to house on Left

2095 AVINITY LOOP AVINITY ATH MLS# 487264 $326,312

Albemarle

21 WINDMERE LN OLD TRAIL PDT MLS# 495710 $610,000 1113 CAMBRIDGE HILL LN GLENMORE DET MLS# 491062 $769,900

115 WEXFORD RIDGE RD WEXFORD DET MLS# 483856 $384,900

848 COLRIDGE DR KENRIDGE ATH MLS# 461139 $961,326

212 WEXFORD RIDGE RD WEXFORD DET MLS# 492872 $394,900

charlottesville

louisa

101 LONGWOOD DR LONGWOOD ATH 4325 BEAVER CREEK RD MLS# 484693 $248,900 EARLYSVILLE FOREST DET MLS# 490523 $285,000 2304 CRESTMONT AVE NONE DET 2084 AVINITY LOOP MLS# 496903 $299,000 AVINITY ATH MLS# 492260 $309,900 1146 BUCK MOUNTAIN FORD LN NONE DET MLS# 492044 $324,900

120 ROSSLARE CT WEXFORD DET MLS# 488279 $379,750

fluvanna

51 TURKEYSAG TRL LAKE MONTICELLO DET MLS# 496617 $149,900

137 TURKEY TROT LN SPRING CREEK PDT MLS# 493546 $324,990 56 BEAR ISLAND PKWY SPRING CREEK DET MLS# 492369 $497,300

All information deemed accurate as of 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 20th 2012 as per CAAR MLS Open House data.

ATH=Attached • CND=Condominium • DET=Detached FRM=Farm PDT=Proposed Detached PAT=Proposed Attached PCD=Proposed Condominium open sunday, march 25th 2-4 pm 2304 crestmont avenue WALK, BIKE OR BUS to UVa Hospital. Charming 1950’s brick completely remodeled by current owners, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, hardwood floors, 9’ ceilings, open kitchen to family room, sunroom on terrace level, all on private yet convenient ¼ acre city lot. MLS# 496903 $299,000 Joan esposito “your running realtor”, 434-760-1028. directions: Cherry Avenue to Crestmont (street next to Highland), house on right.

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Roy Wheeler Realty Co. 85 years of Trust, Tradition, and Market Leadership Celebrating Over 75 Ednam Hall • 1100 Dryden Lane • Charlottesville, VA 22903 • (434) 951-5155 • Fax (434) 951-5190 Email: homes@roywheeler.com • Website: roywheeler.com

open houses Sunday, march 25th

974 PinTail lane

3930 BosTon CReek dRive

2304 CResTmonT avenue

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Erika Buckman

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Mandy Yancey

Time: 2-4 pm Hosting Agent: Joan Esposito

LooKInG FoR a 1st floor master bedroom? Delightful attached home close to UVA & downtown. Great room w/marble surround FP, electric patio awning, 3BR/2.5BA and a small office. HOA responsible for area maintenance & yard. Community pool, playground and walking/hiking trails add to the charm of this community. $245,000. erika Buckman 951-5166/981-1868. (496256)

Directions: Take 5th Ext which becomes Old Lynchburg Rd, turn right into Sunset, at stop sign go straight, turn left into Redfields, second right is Pintail Lane, house on right.

1016 Towne lane Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Kay Sands

so ChARMInG & so conveniently located with easy access to downtown, UVA, Pen Park & 29 North. Newly updated kitchen, large family room w/beautiful custom tile fireplace surround & easy access to rear deck with privacy fencing & access to wooded natural area. Situated on a large, level culde-sac lot. $234,900. www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (496198)

Directions: 250 Bypass to Rio Road or 29 North to Rio Road. Towne Lane is roughly half way between 250 and 29 and nearly across from Pen Park. From Rio Rd, turn into Village Square (Towne Lane), follow to cul-de-sac, home on Right.

MoVe-In ReADY! New carpet and paint throughout. This home features spacious bedrooms, an open floor plan, jetted tub, his/her vanities, all appliances and a home warranty. Over 2 acres with a 14 x 36 shed, paved driveway and no HOA! $240,000.

WALK, BIKe oR Bus to UVa Hospital. Charming 1950’s brick completely remodeled by current owners, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, hardwood floors, 9’ ceilings, open kitchen to family room, sunroom on terrace level, all on private yet convenient ¼ acre city lot.

Directions: Route 53 East towards Palmyra, right Martin Kings, Left on Boston Creek Drive, home on right.

Directions: Cherry Avenue to Crestmont (street next to Highland), house on right.

susanstewart76@gmail.com susan stewart 242-3550. (492940)

Town CenTeR in old TRail Mon. - Sat. 10-4, Sun. 1-4 Agent on site

oLD TRAIL VILLAGe is situated just 12 miles west of Charlottesville and UVa in historic Crozet. The Blue Ridge Mountains serve as the backdrop to a growing community that offers golf, swimming, walking trails and a county park. Come visit us at our new office in the town center. Lot prices start at below $100,000. stevew@virginiafineproperties.com steve White, 951-5112.

Directions: From Charlottesville 250 West to right into Old Trail (across from Western Albemarle High School).

Joan Esposito “Your Running Realtor”, 434-760-1028.

131 lexie lane

4160 Bleak House Road

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Susan Stewart

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Betsy Watson

BeAuTIFuL hoMe with 4BR, study, wrap around porch, basement, garage, hardwood floors, water views and a great neighborhood to boot. Home is built by award winning Southern development who uses American made products and stands behind their work. Many floor plans and lots available. $289,900.

neW hoMe on private 4+ acre lot in Earlysville. Lots of room for growth incl. full unfinished basement w/roughed-in bath. Don’t settle! Buy this home & get hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen w/tile floor, cherry cabinets & stainless appliances & more. Luxurious master suite, huge back deck and in-ground pool. $429,900.

Directions: From Cville-Take I-64 East. Take Exit #129 (Keswick/Boyd Tavern).Turn right onto Rt. 616 & Go thru stoplight crossing over Rt. 250.Stay straight on Rt. 616 - to 4-way stop.Turn R on Rt. 600-S.Boston RdGo approx. 2 mi.- Sycamore Square on left.

Directions: From C’ville take 29N LEFT on Hydraulic, LEFT on Rt 743 (Earlysville Rd), LEFT on Woodlands Rd., RIGHT on Reas Ford Rd., LEFT on Bleak House Rd, 1.4 miles to house on LEFT, of which the last 1 mile is State Maintained unpaved road.

susanstewart76@gmail.com susan stewart 434-242-3550. (495261)

www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (492909)

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A Lifestyle to Enjoy... Buy Now at Historically Low Rates! Why Rent? Own Your Home! Monthly Loan Payments with Current Interest Rates are Less than or Comparable to Similar Rentals! ➢ No Down Payment ➢ 30 Year Fixed Rate ➢ Closing Cost Assistance ➢ Flexible Credit Guidelines ➢ First Time & Current/Previous Homebuyers ARE Eligible

USDA Rural Housing

30 Yr. Fixed 3.875% (4.492% APR) P&I $551.59 Taxes $78.78 Hazard $20.00 MI $29.09 HOA $104.50 Total Payment $783.96 Down 0 Closing $3,792.60 Prepaids $636.77 Cash to Close $4,429.37

30 Yr. Fixed 3.875% (4.192% APR) P&I $552.40 Taxes $78.78 Hazard $20.00 HOA $104.50 Total Payment Down Closing Prepaids Cash to Close

$755.68 0 $3,793.16 $578.69 $4,371.85

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30 Yr. Fixed 3.875% (4.237% APR) P&I $513.20 Taxes $78.78 Hazard $20.00 MI $61.00 HOA $104.50 Total Payment Down Closing Prepaids Cash to Close

$778.81 $5,750 $3,792.66 $696.34 $10,239

“Prepaids” refers to 15 days interest, 3 mo taxes, 15 mo fire insurance and mortgage insurance if it applies. The above are estimates and not to be construedas exact quotes, but a reasonable approximation, as of 03-15-2012. Rates based on $115,000 loan value. ¹Based on comparable market properties with average rental fees of $850 -$930 per month.

1313-A Villa Way, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Shawn Johnson (434) 975-4600 Phone s NMLS# - 208973

866 703-7401

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• 3-bedroom, 2-bath, private master • 1,300 square feet • Kitchen island, large rear porch • Call Sheryl: 540-487-0482

Across from Kate Collins MS

• 3-bedroom, 2½-bath • Large living room, formal dining • Eat-in kitchen w/bay window • Call Sheryl: 540-487-0482

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What’s Happening Around Town?

ing is Saturday, March 24, 9:30 a.m. -- 2:30 p.m. and Monday, March 26, 5:30 p.m. -- 8:30 p.m. Registration is required, so please call 434.977.3838 to reserve your spot or email info@ literacyforall.org. For more information, visit www.literacyforall.org.

Second Annual SARA Three-for-All

Literacy Volunteers Tutor Training Did you know there are 9,000 adults in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area who have difficulty reading anything more challenging then a picture book? Literacy Volunteers is recruiting volunteer tutors to donate their time to work with adults for approx 2 hours a week. No teaching experience is required; you will be given all the tools you need to get started. The Spring tutor train-

Want to compete in a race you don’t have to train for? On April 14th, from 10:00 a.m. to noon on the Downtown Mall, the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) will host the second annual Three-for-All, a giant three-legged race to encourage everyone to work together to end sexual assault and abuse. No running shoes required; just bring a friend. Participants will gather on the Downtown Mall by the Free Speech Wall, literally get connected to each other, and step together to raise awareness about sexual violence and how to stop it. There will be fun, food, and festivities for everyone.

Marketed by Valley Real Estate Brokers, Call Beth: 540-241-5986

• 3-bedroom, 2-bath • Kitchen island, large rear porch • Private master suite

• 3-bedroom, 2-bath w/garage • Popular open floorplan • Spectacular kitchen

Model home open daily! 6 Willard Court, Stuarts Draft

$235,900

$183,900

No Maintenance! Maintenance-Free, One-Level Condos in Fishersville! • 1-bedroom, 1½-bath w/garage • One-level home • Patio, security system • Call Beverly: 540-487-0480

SARA’s staff and volunteers want to encourage everyone to play a role in creating a community free from sexual violence by intervening when they witness violence, by speaking out, by educating children about respect and empathy, and by offering help and support to victims. The non-profit agency expects hundreds of local community members to participate. “When we came up with this idea last year, we thought this would be a fun way to show how it will take all community members working together to tackle assault and abuse,” said SARA director, Margaret Mikkelsen. Visitors to the 3forall.saracville.org website can view a video of last year’s event showing participants traveling carefully over the mall bricks. If 500 pairs participate in the race, SARA will break the world record for the most participants in a threelegged race. “Breaking the record would be a bonus, but the important thing is to break the silence around this issue,” says SARA Community Outreach Coordinator, Rachel Smith. Registration for this familyfriendly event is now open at 3forall. saracville.org. Registration is $20 per pair, or $10 per person for larger teams. Participants are encouraged

• 2-bedroom, 2-bath with garage • Bright master suite • Patio, security system • Call Sheryl: 540-487-0482

to create an online fundraising page and collect pledges from friends and family. People of all ages and abilities are encouraged to enter. Civic groups, congregations, workplaces and other groups can form larger teams of multiple pairs. Prizes will be awarded for most money raised, most spirit, and biggest team. Prizes have been donated by Ragged Mountain Running Club. Other event sponsors include Virginia National Bank, C-VILLE Weekly, Alakazam Toys, Crutchfield, and the Downtown Business Association. For more information, contact Rachel Smith at 434-295-7273, ext. 23.

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McLean FauLconer Inc.

Farm, estate anD resiDential Brokers

CAMERON LANE - Arts and crafts style five bedroom two story house with screened porch; easy walk to UVA. Separate spacious studio over garage with full bath; private gardens. A quiet touch of country in the city. $549,000 Charlotte Dammann(434)981-1250 #490444

Quality abounds in this recently remodeled allbrick ranch! Great location on almost a half acre, close to UVA. Many improvements since 2008, including gourmet custom kitchen. The property has a fenced backyard that borders woodlands. 5 BR, 3 FB. $409,000 Gail Hubbard(434)242-7073 #491994

IVY CREEK FARM - Spectacular 105+ acre estate with vineyard, guest cottage, pool, manager’s house, tennis courts, barns, sheds, workshops and unparalleled Blue Ridge Mountain views located less than 10 minutes west of Charlottesville & UVA! $6,950,000. MLS #482639 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131

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Clunie Farm- Very special 151+/- acres w/ c.1870 home. Combination of farm land & woods offers a private & beautiful setting. Located on a country lane just minutes from amenities. Great opportunity for conservation easements. Charlotte Dammann (434) 981-1250 MLS#493734

STILL MEADOW- First time on the market! Lovely 2-story 4 BR, 3.5 BA home, vaulted great room with fireplace, 1st floor master suite, professional kitchen, 9’ ceilings, office/library, lovely landscaped yard with irrigation system. Move in condition. Great value. $514,900 Andrew Middleditch (434)981-1410. #496995

New with early 1900’s charm…in the city… convenient to UVA and downtown. 4 BR, 3.5 baths, & wonderful wrap around porch. Grounds have been beautifully landscaped. $475,000. MLS 496817. Nancy Roche, 981-7873.

KESWICK COUNTRY CLUB-Spectacular new residence on golf course, PRICED TO SELL!!! 10,000 total square feet (7,794 finished), superb quality and craftsmanship, Priced below tax assessment: $1,975,000. Jim Faulconer (434) 981-0076

SUGAR HILL FARM - Spectacular country estate offering breathtaking panoramic pastoral & Blue Ridge Mountain views from 51+ acres in western Albemarle. Impressive stone 6,100+ sq.ft. manor home, pool, pool house, guest quarters, manager’s residence & extensive equestrian facilities. $5,495,000. MLS #482382 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131

ENDERLY c. 1859-This astonishing antebellum residence located in downtown Charlottesville has been impeccably restored and expanded at great expense and with extraordinary attention to detail. Listed on the National and State Historic Registries, this classic brick home features 5 BR, high ceilings, 9 FPs and a new open gourmet kitchen and FR wing. Drastically reduced in price, Enderly is a rare opportunity! Tim Michel (434)960-1124 $997,000 #482172

THREE SPRINGS FARM – 5 BR traditional brick manor home, over 7,000 finished sq. ft. There is also a separate guest home and barn. Perfect for small horse estate, private and quiet, only 4 miles from Charlottesville. Tim Michel (434) 960-1124 or Jim Faulconer (434) 981-0076. #485463

MAGICAL IVY COTTAGE. Meriwether Lewis and Western Schools for under $300,000 !!! Very close in. Open and closed decks overlook your private retreat with rock garden, spacious slate terrace, fire pit, hardwood floors 2 fireplaces, new windows & doors, new roof in 2011. Lots of charm. Storage shed with power. #497022 Tim Michel (434)960-1124

SUPERB KENRIDGE HOME. Quality features throughout: gourmet kitchen w/granite countertops, stainless steel appliances & cherry cabinetry. Huge MBA. Lower level features: stone wet bar, billiards room, home theater, game room. $699,000 Jim Faulconer (434)981-0076 #481405

EDGEHILL, circa 1893, is a spacious, comfortable antique home loaded with charming features, situated on a high knoll with panoramic pasture and mountain views. Only 1 mile to Lovingston & US29! Jim Faulconer (434)981-0076 $1,295,000

503 Faulconer Drive - charlottesville, virginia 22903 Phone (434) 295-1131 Fax (434) 293-7377 email: homes@mcleanfaulconer.com - WeBsite: www.mcleanfaulconer.com


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Farm, estate anD resiDential Brokers

Minutes from UVA on over four acres. Custom designed, copper roof, extensive moldings, high ceilings. Formal and informal rooms, four bedrooms, three full, two half baths.. $2,500,000. Punkie Feil, 434-962-5222 #496549

Absolutely pristine, solid brick 4BR/3BA home in Rutledge - a great city neighborhood convenient to UVA, Rt. 29 & Historic Downtown. Spacious split-level floorplan offers LR w/FP, FR, DR, study & tasteful renovations including kitchen w/granite countertops, stainless appliances. Level backyard. Great views. Easy walk on sidewalks to Whole Foods! $465,000 Steve McLean (434)981-1863. #496750

Exquisite English Country home on a premiere 2.5 acres in Keswick Estates. Lovely views of the golf course & mountains in the distance yet very private. The architecturally designed 7000+ sq ft residence offers LR; DR; gourmet kitchen; library, & office; media rm & 4 additional BDRS. C Dammann (434)981-1250. #451592 $2,500,000

Cherry Hill – Luxury 3 level 3BR/3BA townhome with 9’ ceilings, wood floors, moldings, tiled baths, MBR w/cathedral ceiling, gourmet kitchen, family room, deck, patio & 2 car garage. Close to UVA, Hospital & Downtown. Exceptional value $285,000. Judy Campbell 466-6688 #493043

BLANDEMAR FARM ESTATES –The setting is exceptional with bold mountain views, beautiful streams and hardwood forest and lovely open pasture land. Each lot has a unique quality from lakefront to mountain tops allowing for a variety of home design and lifestyles. Andrew Middleditch, 981-1410.

EXTRAORDINARY CONTEMPORARY of highest quality, designed by STOA. Offering panoramic Blue Ridge views, river frontage, 42 acres including 2nd buildable parcel, 4 BR, pool, 1st floor master & more. Tim Michel (434)960-1124 #489522

Desirable 3-level end unit in Huntington Village. Main level has living room, dining room, kitchen, family room w/fireplace, powder room, deck. Upper level has 3BR, 2BA, laundry. Lower level is unfinished walk-out basement. Walking distance to Law & Darden schools. Mountain views. $225,000 Steve McLean (434)981-1863 #496521.

OWENSVILLE ROAD - Spacious & comfortable residence on 3.7 private acres. Architecturally designed & custom built the home has welcoming entrance hall, living room with fireplace/stove, dining room, gourmet kitchen, study, screen porch on first level; three bedrooms on second level; & bonus room with fourth bedroom on lower level. So many extra details & quality features. Across from a protected farm. Winter mtn. views. Additional acreage available. $875,000 Charlotte Dammann (434(981-1250 #476597

Custom built Victorian nestled on 5 private acres seeks demanding buyer that will only accept the best! The gourmet granite kitchen is designed for entertaining. Hand-made custom cabinetry throughout, a sumptuous 1st floor Owners Suite & wheelchair accessibility, easy first floor living. Convenient to NGIC. Paradise! Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250 #486146 $499,000.

MALICORNE-Truly elegant country home with river frontage near Charlottesville & UVA. Stunning gracious rooms with high ceilings and custom woodwork, which are rarely found in today’s homes. Beautiful setting on 8+ acres w/ complete privacy. Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250. #490965

Flordon - traditional 2 story home in great close-in neighborhood, offers up to 5BR and a great flow on the lain level. Full basement includes guest or in-law suite. $829,000. # 487339 Jim Faulconer (434) 981-0076 .

WOODLEA - Unique, one-level home offering 5 BR, 5 full & 3 half BA’s in Farmington! Excellent potential, views of the 11th fairway, superb privacy on 2.3+/- wooded acres. $2,000,000. MLS #494335 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131.

503 Faulconer Drive - charlottesville, virginia 22903 Phone (434) 295-1131 Fax (434) 293-7377 email: homes@mcleanfaulconer.com - WeBsite: www.mcleanfaulconer.com

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OLD BALLARD ROAD –5 BR, 5 BA brick +6100 sq/ft residence in Ivy. All custom features of only the finest materials, 1st floor master suite with FP, FR, professional kitchen all Thermador appliances, home theater, 3-car garage, and a lovely setting with sweeping pastoral views. Andrew Middleditch (434)981-1410. #489761


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Call Toll Free: 1-800-948-4712 404 8th Street, N.E. Charlottesville, VA

PreDDy Creek! 3 Br, 2.5 Ba ColoNial HoMe

www.charlotteramsey.com

Huge Family Rm w/FP. Bright Eat-in Kitchen Formal Dining Rm w/Hdwood Flrs & Chair Rail Walkout Bsmt. Two Car Garage Located on Almost a ¾ Acre Lot MLS# 496356 $275,000

8287 Seminole Trail Ruckersville, VA

434-296-7171 434-990-1777

“Personalized Real Estate Service”

Julie HolBrook, 434/989-4415

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Stunning Blue Ridge Mtn View Renovated 1930’s Bungalow Charming Country-Style Kitchen 2 Story Great Rm W/Flr-to-Ceiling Stone FP Spacious Mstr Suite w/Vaulted Ceiling & Skylights MLS# 496656 $332,500

A Great Opportunity to be Near UVA, Hospital, Downtown. Neat & Clean Home Offers 3 BR, Office, Full Bsmt, Fenced Yard, Gas Heat & Central Air. Call Today to See How Little CASH You Need to Buy This Home. MLS# 486245 $175,000!

MilDreD MorriS, 434/981-2599

CoNVeNieNT loCaTioN iN CaroDoN!

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Julie HolBrook, 434/989-4415

3 Mins From Broadus Wood Elementary Classic Williamsburg Colonial on 4.62 Acres 4 BR, 2 Full & 2 Half Baths Corian Counters & Cherry Cabinets 3064 Fin Sq. Ft, 947 Unfin. Whole House Generator Tankless Water Heater, Whirlpool Tub MLS# 489263 $388,000

Julie HolBrook, 434/989-4415

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On Hickory Creek Rd, Nelson Co. Mountain & Pastoral Views Multiple Bldg Sites, 3 BR Perc Test Done Private Road Blt. Bring Your Builder or Hire Seller To Clear Homesite, Build Driveway or Build Home MLS: 477747 $139,900

JoHN MiMMS, 434/882-2019

Open Floor Plan. Custom Stone FP w/Wood Storage Spacious Master Bedroom w/Attached Full BA Large Bonus Room on 2nd Level Privately Situated on 1.66 Acres MLS# 492006 $179,900

eVergreeNe reTireMeNT Village! Extra Large Home Having Pastoral Views,2BR,2BA Formal Living & Dining Space, Den & Sunroom Easy Access to Senior Center,Library, Shopping 55+ Community. MLS# 494319 $175,000

MargareT raMSey, 434/953-7057

BeauTiFul CaPe W/oVer 5,000 FiN SQ FT

ON 6.55 ACS In Free Union. 4 BR, 2.5 BA in Main House Spacious Apt w/Hardwood Flooring Over 2-Car Garage Great Rm w/Double-Side FP To Family Rm, Formal LR & DR Wrap Around Deck. Mtn Views MLS# 496306 $611,100

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COM M ERCIAL L AN D

Build your business in one of the most popular locations in Central Virginia. With shops, numerous festivals, restaurants, wineries and breweries, the Route 151 corridor has become a very desirable destination to live, work, play and visit. This prime parcel has 13 mostly open acres, is zoned for commercial and has 2 wells and previous soil work. Adding to that, the location (just a minute north of Nellysford on Route 151), with beautiful mountain vistas and views over the Rockfish River, offers you the perfect Huge price reduction! $349,000 place to succeed.

(800) 361-5155 • (434) 361-2440 www.MountainAreaRealty.com 2788 B Rockfish Valley Highway • Nellysford, VA 22958

Four 2 BeDrooM uNiTS & oNe 1 Br uNiT $2,175/Mo Income, Many Recent Improvements Extra Land Parcels Could Hold 2 Duplexes Well & Septic, Tenants Pay Utilities Coin Operated Laundry, High Traffic Area – Easy to Rent. MLS# 465428 $199,900

JoHN MiMMS, 434/882-2019 or 540/430-0254

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$43,500 BeloW TaX Value

Well-Maintained 3 BR, 1.5 BA Home 1368 Fin.Sq. Ft., Eat-in Kitchen, Family Rm Central Heat & Air. Large Rear Patio Huge 320 Sq. Ft. Shed. Mins to Dining and Short Drive to Ch’ville. $149,900. MLS# 489573

Julie HolBrook, 434/989-4415

20 Apple Blossom Court Work less and play more! Enjoy low-maintenance living in this spacious, 3 BR townhome end unit. Backyard patio is surrounded by open space and mountain views. Live on one level with minimal steps—first floor master, office, great room, gourmet kitchen, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors. 2-car garage, security system. Half hour to C’ville and a short walk to golf, groceries, banking, doctors and more. $374,000 Turkey Lane Lot Beautiful 5-acre wooded homesite and getaway cabin at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac! Off the grid with wood stove, cooking area, an upstairs sleeping loft and a deck overlooking the wooded property. A second outbuilding has a shower and sink, with well water (pump powered by a generator). Cabin is pre-wired and electric service is next door, so it is easy to extend this to the property. $69,900

roBerTr@CHarloTTeraMSey.CoM roBerT raMSey, 434/242-2280

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Prime UVA Area Triplex - Charming Brick Cape Cod 2 Apartments in Main House Plus Detached Garage Apartment Leased For 2012-2013 School Year $425,000

1315 Rose Hill Drive 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Great Location Near Greenleaf Park Great Condition & New Roof MLS # 486875 $244,900

roBerT raMSey, 434/242-2280

8 LAFAYETTE DRIVE Delightfully affordable 3 bedroom home! Split design with bedrooms on either side of the home, vaulted ceiling and gas log fireplace in the great room, open floor plan and nice level yard. MLS# 494360. $165,000.

6900 WELBOURNE LANE You’ll never want to leave once you move into this 3 bedroom, 3.5 bathroom home. Lots of upgrades including fenced yard, hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counters, and a lovely recreation room! MLS# 495643. $495,000.

Always Talk to Bob, 989-3592 www.bobhughesteam.com bobhughes@nestrealty.com Selling Residential Property


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one level brick home, hrdwd floors, lR with FP, formal DR, updated Kit, & adjoining family rm/sunroom. 3BRs/2.5 BAs. Partially fin bsmnt w/lg multipurpose rm. mls# 497100, $275,000. Anita Dunbar, 434.951.7135

eARlYsville FoResT

one-level home w/circular drive-2.58 ac. corner lot. Recent addition w/family rm, double-sided FP, half BA & laundry. eat-in Kit, formal DR, back patio, storage. mls# 497021, $262,000. Jamie White, 434.906.3944

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OLD TRAIL VILLAGE A charming bungalow by Peak Builders with lovely Blue Ridge mountain views. Amenities include hardwood floors, granite counter tops, gas fireplace, main level owner’s suite with pedestal tub. Also included are the thoughtfully designed details for which Peak Builders is so well known. MLS# 497053, $625,000. Andrea Gruber, 434.960.7738

1920’s home in Cville!

excellent Condition. Awesome deck & backyard. lovely hrdwd floors. energy efficient & pull down attic. 3rd BR for office, study, or sunroom. near Belmont Park. off street parking. mls# 496167, $215,000. Carol Costanzo, 434.962.1419

GReAT DoWnToWn loCATion!

Walk to Downtown Mall. 5 min to Downtown, UvA. spacious brick home w/hrdwd floors, 3 BR, 3BA, eat-in Kitchen, great yard. 1 Year home warranty provided by seller at closing. mls# 493371, $234,900. Carol Carder, 434.242.0459

GlenmoRe

Beautiful Two story with european flair. 1st level master, guest rooms on 2nd level. Finished terrace level. mls# 482587. $895,000. Glenmore marketing Team, 434 .951.7160

PRemieR esTATe home

Beautiful showcase home in an upscale-gated golf community. Built w/quality materials & craftmanship on nearly one acre. mls# 485265. $989,000. Glenmore marketing Team. 434.951.7160

exqUisiTelY RenovATed

Picturesque city home w/new kitchen, granite & stainless. BA’s w/ tile, garage w/apt above. Fam. rms w/FPs, home office w/built-ins, first floor master. mls# 493536, $557,000. steven Braden, 434.760.2959

neAR Zions CRossRoAds

Well maintained home on 2+ acres. open floorplan. main floor offers lR w/stone FP & gas logs, DR, Kit w/granite counters & mBR & unfin. bonus rm. 2nd floor w/2 BRs, full BA, home office. mls# 493310, $319,000. Pam Dent, 434.960.0161

CUsTom ConTemPoRARY

on 11 private wooded acres in Advance mills. extensive hiking trails & frontage on “marsh Run”- 2 story lR, formal DR, eatin island kit, 42 ft deck, fin. bsmnt. Paved drive, garage. mls# 493438, $494,000. stephanie howard, 434.409.0844

WAlK To meAde/RiveRside PARK

live upstairs & rent the 2 BR basement apt! Renovated w/new windows, refinished hrdwd floors, separate meters for each unit. Unfinished attic for master suite or office.mls# 495560, $249,900. Karyn Trumbull, 434.951.7191

doWnToWn CiTY ChiC!

This Charlottesville Water st. condo has 2100+ fin. sq.ft on two levels. 3BR, 2.5 BA, 793 ft of oUT dooR space on top floor! Buyer makes final selections! $800,000. mls# 476717. Trish owens, 434.825.5393

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large home with private setting. Master bath has large soaking tub with separate shower. Dining room and living room with larger brick fireplace. mls# 492736. $84,900. Kyle olson, 540.649.4131

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ntiques In Charlottesville is returning to town from March 23rd to 25th at the Main Street Arena. Mounted by the respected show management team of Melrose and Johns, the event will directly benefit our community with three days of shopping and more than forty antique exhibitors. Jay N. Melrose, the senior partner at Melrose and Johns, began selling antiques himself in the 1980s and has more than 25 years of experience on the show circuit. “I believe Charlottesville is the ideal venue for an antiques show,” he declares. “It’s steeped in history, has great architecture and is a center of higher education. Antiques enthusiasts in and around Charlottesville are sophisticated and have a hunger to gather knowledge—a huge advantage to the exhibitors who will be visiting in March.” Some enthusiasts love antiques in general, while others become very specific collectors. For example, Beth Davis of Keswick recalls her father giving her mother an antique- reproduction doll that led to Davis and her mother opening a antique-reproduction doll shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “We began learning about antique dolls, attending dolls shows, and buying and selling antique dolls,” she says. “Sometimes we were our own best customers.” She now has an engaging collection of dolls and doll accessories. “Each one has a story, if only they could talk,” she reflects. “Just think, they survived clumsy little girl ‘mothers’ and a hundred years later, they are still beautiful and ready to play with.” Today she enjoys seeking out small doll accessories in antique stores or shows and utilizing a bit of old lace or silk to make a new outfit for a doll. “Mostly,” she concludes, “I think the dolls allow me to hold onto small piece of my childhood.”

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Melrose says that antiques shows are perfect venues to explore the market, and to compare quality and prices. Unlike antique auctions, they offer novice collectors an opportunity to build knowledge and learn from experts in their fields. He laments that the number of shows has declined recently, but contends, “This idea that people aren’t collecting any more is nonsense. People have always collected, but what is changing is the type of objects that entice new collectors to begin collecting.” He says that today’s economic climate means that the current antiques market is full of bargains. “This is the time to buy,” he says. Melrose explains that the exhibitors for Antiques in Charlottesville have all been carefully vetted and have agreed to properly identify and totally guarantee their wares. “The dealers are chosen for their reputations and the quality of their merchandise and their honesty must be unassailable.”

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Albemarle County • Offered for $2,375,000 Windsor Hill Farm is one of the lovely Estates located with in the Southwest Mountain Rural Historic District. Classic Greek Revivalstyle architecture, c. 1848 with brick exterior, wrap around veranda, high ceilings, plater walls, wooden floors, 12-stall barn, 6-room cottage, swimming pool riding ring, paddock fencing. Located 3 miles into Historic Gordonsville and travel 12 miles down scenic byway into Charlottesville. It is time to polish and keep one of the jewels in the Crown of the Southwest Mountains. She is accepting visitors by appointment only. We look forward to your call. Since 1927

She stands there ever so proudly perched on her knoll with an expansive view of the Southwest Mountains. If 160+ years gifts you the Test of Time, then Windsor has earned her keep. Built in 1848 by William Cowherd (of Cowherd Mountain fame), a lovely Country Estate using brick (Jefferson’s preferred building material) when the trend was to build more expensive, showy plantation houses. Windsor’s historical architectural significance is in good company with; East Belmont, Tall Oaks, Cobham Park and Castle Hill. You’ll find her in all of the History Books regarding Albemarle County. Professor Ed Lay provides a detailed description as: “The Home is a five-bay, double-pile Greek Revival-style dwelling with a hipped roof and gableend chimneys.â€? Windsor has been Home to several prominent Virginia families including James Field, Attorney General of Virginia (1877-82). Many structures that survived after 1860 were treated to enlargement and some restoration. Between 1905– 1930, Windsor received a 2-story wood frame addition which brought the kitchen into the Main House. Another 2-story wood structure provided Summer sleeping porches. In 1946, Floyd Elmer Johnson, a leading Restoration Architect and UVA graduate (1934) was commissioned to restore Windsor to her original prominence as initially designed. Since then Windsor has stood strong while one project at a time is addressed to keep her in good standing. Her wonderful wrap-around front porch framed with colossal Ionic columns has been restored and provides a veranda from both the double-parlor Room and the large 51)(, /&5 '#&35Living ,'5)Äż,5 ),5."5Ĺ€,-.5.#'5#(5 lf53,-85gfl8o5,-5) Dining Room. 5)*(5,)&&#(!5&(51#."5-0,&5 The four chimneys are .&35-#./.5.5."5!5) 5#-.),#5 in -.,'-5(5*, good working order for the eight fire),)(-0#&&85Äť5,)*,.35")&-5'/"5#(0-.'(.5 places throughout the Home. *).(.#&5/5.)5&).#)(5(5."5-/,,)/(#(!5 *,)*,.#-85,.5-)#&5 ),5(35!,#/&./,&5(.,*,#-85 Äť,5#-55h5,))'6g5."5")/-5(55g5

While Windsor did make application  ,))'6g5."5)..! (sometime in the 1980’s) to both the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places‌. the ball was dropped along the way and she is not yet on the List. Windsor is considered significant architecture in the Southwest Mountain Rural Historic District [Reference:#A5 (2-167)]. The Main Dwelling, the Tenant House, the Carriage House, the Barn and three wood sheds are all categorized as “Contributing Buildingsâ€? to the Historic District. I mention this because there is so much opportunity with regard to this Property. She is a Project with “Good Bonesâ€?‌actually she has more than Good Bones‌ she has the “they don’t build them like that anymore.â€? Windsor Hill is an architect’s dream project as her floor plan remains original with thick brick & plaster walls, high ceilings, crown moldings and wooden floors. A full basement adds many possibilities including a wonderful wine cellar.

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18 nization dedicated to saving historic places and to perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia’s cultural, architectural and historic heritage. “It’s the oldest state-wide continuous preservation group in America,” explains Judy Rasmussen, president of the group’s Thomas Jefferson Branch, which covers four counties in the Charlottesville area. The local chapter offers programs, tours and preservation awards. This is only the second year the show will benefit Preservation Virginia. “They say you usually don’t make any money for the first couple years,” Rasmussen continues, “but last year they did make some money. Not a lot, but some.” Funds earned from the show go to the state organization that owns properties as diverse as Jamestowne, the Walter Reed birthplace in Belroi, the Cape Henry Lighthouse in Virginia Beach and other historic places. Rasmussen explains that the moneys will support the promotion of preservation and the maintenance of existing properties. One example is Bacon’s Castle in Surry, which opened earlier this month after being closed for more than a year for much-needed restoration and stabilization work. Built almost 350 years ago, the Castle is the oldest datable brick dwelling in North America and includes the best preserved, largest, and most sophisticated colonial-era garden in North America. For more information, visit www.preservationvirginia.org “Mary Howard is really the mother of this wonderful event,” Rasmussen concludes. “Well, I don’t know about that,” Mary Howard demurs graciously. “I love antiques and decorative arts and my background is in preservation planning. I go to antique shows often and many these days are for nonprofit organizations. So I thought, Why not Preservation Virginia? Why not here?” Howard was the Director of the Western Region for Preservation Virginia and when she proposed a high-end benefit antique show in Charlottesville, people liked the idea. “We started to organize in May of 2010,” she says. “I approached Jay [Melrose] because he’d done shows here before and he said it would be a perfect fit and a fun thing to do.” The Main Street Arena was chosen for several reasons, Howard explains. “We wanted to bring people to the Downtown Mall with its many restaurants and stores in historic buildings. Adaptive use of these old buildings allows us to keep these historic properties, which in turn let us main-

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tain our sense of place. It’s a social anchor to our history and to the history which makes each community distinctly special.” She adds that exhibitors love the venue at the Main Street Arena. “It’s the right sort of space,” she continues, “not huge and not crowded. It’s pretty with nice decorations like backdrops, columns and curtains and also has tables and places to sit.” These venue-loving exhibitors come from Michigan, Kentucky, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maine, South Carolina, Ohio and New York City. What would bring an exhibitor all the way from the Big Apple we asked Zane Moss of Zane Moss Antiques on East End Avenue in New York? “We did the show in Charlottesville last year,” he explains. “Virginia has always been a sophisticated area with a long historical tradition in fine quality antiques and we found the people knowledgeable and incredibly interested in antiques.” This year he will be bringing 18th and 19th century English furniture with a wide range of complementary accessories such as paintings, wonderful desk objects and tea caddies. “We’ll have an assortment of extremely fine Black Forest carvings,” he notes, “including a rare large wallhung eagle.” It’s important to have both a good venue and a well-run operation to convince dealers to return year after year but last year—the first year—there was a big glitch, Howard admits ruefully. Not only was it pouring rain, but only one truck at a time was permitted on the bricks of the Mall, so the exhibitors had to wait far too long for their turn to bring in their wares. Problem solved for this year, emphasizes Howard. “We’ve rented electric carts to help dealers move in so we can put their minds at rest. We have wonderful dealers and we want them back.”

Focus On Education The main focus this year will be education, Howard says, starting with the Gala Preview Party on Friday, March 23rd from 6 – 9 p.m. It’s an excellent opportunity to benefit Preservation Virginia while getting

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a chance to meet the exhibitors and having the first look at their wares. By reservation only, it is an evening of fine food and wine from a dozen of the area’s top caterers, restaurateurs and vintners. Alphabetically, these are: Barboursville Vineyards, the C&O, Camino, The Catering Outfit, Fellini’s #9 Restaurant, Glorious Foods, Harvest Moon, Horse and Hound Gastropub, Hotcakes, Maya, Mona Lisa Pasta and Sandy Motley Catering. Tickets are $55 per person or $100 per couple. “You can hardly go out to dinner these days for that cost,” Howard notes. Either before or early in the party, the Best-in-Show pieces are selected. “There are usually 10-20 outstanding pieces,” Howard says, “based on rarity and value.” Viewing these prizewinners is always popular with visitors. Saturday morning brings the Walk-Thru with Experts from 9:15 – 10:00 a.m. offering visitors an early chance to view the exhibits. The fee for this special sneak peek is $25 and includes a weekend pass to the show. The show opens to the public at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24th. The show is open Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 25th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. General admission is $10, purchased at the door and is good for both days.

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Furthering the educational program will be Dealer Talks when various exhibitors will give talks at their booths. Specific times, which will be posted on a signboard, and the talks are covered by the general admission. “Our object is to educate the public,” says Howard. “It’s great if you buy antiques, but a lot of people have inherited pieces and don’t know exactly what they have or its value or how it’s made.” She explains that when visitors spot an item similar to one they have at home, exhibitors often can provide general information such as its history and—in the case of one of those mysterious what-is-it objects— its function. “We also will be fortunate to have Wallace Gustler, former curator of Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and an expert in 18th century guns, porcelain and other items,” Howard says. “He not only will be giving a booth talk on Sunday, but he also will give a special lecture on his and his wife Liza’s own collection on Saturday at the Omni Hotel’s Lewis and Clark room.” Another very popular event is Meet the Appraisers, a sort of mini “Road Show” evaluating items visitors bring with them. This is available both Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Two independent appraisers, Will Paulsen or Sandra Perry, will provide a verbal Professional Opinion of Value for each item. The curious may purchase tickets at the door of $10 for one item or $25 for three items. It is not necessary to buy a general admission ticket. Paulsen is well known in central Virginia as a collector, appraiser and a University of Virginia instructor. He began collecting when he was young and is still collecting and appraising in areas including furniture, fine art, militaria, manuscripts, letters and documents. Perry is an appraiser for Harlowe-Powell Auction Gallery in Charlottesville, which offers University of Virginia, Jeffersonian, and other historic collectibles and ephemera. She

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has been a credentialed appraiser since 1984. “Between my time in New York galleries and here in Charlottesville, just about everything has come through my hands. Our appraisals are the opinions of someone who has been doing this for a long time.” Sometimes, of course, some old thing is just an old thing, but you never know. “People often have no clue what they have,” Perry points out. “It’s come down through the family or they’ve been given it by a friend or it’s part of an estate.” She mentions a woman who came to her with two framed works of art— one a large landscape—a couple years ago which she’d gotten from her parents. “I saw enough of the signature on the bottom of the larger one that I flew to the Internet. I found it was by Samuel Colman, one of the foremost ‘Hudson Valley School’ artists.” When she described it to a New York City dealer over the phone, he drove directly to Charlottesville where he bought it at auction for $40,000. And did Mary Howard, “mother” of Antiques in Charlottesville, buy anything last year? “Oh, yes,” she says with a chuckle. “I bought a sweet painting of ships in a harbor by a woman named [Yvonne] Canu. She was a pointillist painter, probably a friend of Seurat. It’s hung in my hallway.” So whether you are a browser, a novice or a dedicated collector of antiques, be sure to stop by the Main Street Arena for this wonderful benefit Antique Show. You, too, might discover a “sweet painting,” a piece of furniture to make a statement in your home or a perfect one-of-a-kind gift for someone you love. To learn more about the show, including scheduled events, tickets, and reservations, please visit: www. antiquesincharlottesville.org.

Marilyn Pribus and her husband live in Albemarle County near Charlottesville. They have many “early” antiques, a.k.a. second-hand furniture, as well as treasured family items dating back as far as wedding gifts received by their grandparents.

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Tickets and Reservations: Contact: Preservation Virginia at 804.648.1889 ext. 319, or order online at www.preservationvirginia.org

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A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

Roy Wheeler Realty Co. 85 years of Trust, Tradition, and Market Leadership Celebrating Over 75 Ednam Hall • 1100 Dryden Lane • Charlottesville, VA 22903 • (434) 951-5155 • Fax (434) 951-5190 Email: homes@roywheeler.com • Website: roywheeler.com CATTAILS. Custom-built by Rinehart Homes. Architecturallydesigned open floor plan. Home perfectly sited to capture expansive mountain views. Quality materials & details including wooden floors, fireplaces, moldings, open outdoor deck, geothermal heat pump. Mature landscaping & sprinkler system. Full walk-out basement. $638,000. Duke Merrick, 962-5658. (496491)

AMAZING ONE STORY home with open floor plan, cathedral & tray ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, maple cabinets, 3BR/3BA, study, gas fireplace, sunroom, 2 car garage, loft area perfect for teens, 2 car garage, unfinished basement with the ability to turn this home into over 4400 square feet. $314,900. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (496826)

THIS 3BR/1BA HOME is a fantastic value for its location. Just to name a few of the upgrades/ updates: laminate floors, cabinets and counters, heat pump, and many more. Open yard with accented landscaping and deck for entertaining. Move in ready. $159,000. Matthew@ RoyWheeler.com 960-5187. (496783)

WOW, WHAT A DEAL! Not only do you have a one level home with 2100 finished square feet, light-filled rooms, 3 bedrooms and 2 baths but a detached studio (1800 sq. ft.) with plumbing and its own meter PLUS almost 14 acres with barn and shed. $349,959. Kathy Markwood 985-6454/996-6734. (480953)

SO CHARMING & so conveniently located with easy access to downtown, UVA, Pen Park & 29 North. Newly updated kitchen, large family room w/beautiful custom tile fireplace surround & easy access to rear deck with privacy fencing & access to wooded natural area. Situated on a large, level cul-de-sac lot. $234,900. www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (496198)

BUY THIS 1.12 ACRE LOT and if more acreage is desired then purchase the adjoining lot! The Greene Acres community offers the use of the beach and lake. Bring your house plans and envision your new home here. $25,900. Kathy Markwood 9856454/996-6734. (496293)

SECLUDED PARCEL in White Hall area off Garth Road only about 12 minutes from Barracks Road Shopping. Several home sites to choose from, one would allow for overview of potential pond site. Established pasture area available for your animals, and a year round stream on southern boundary. $562,500. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/953-8045. (490697) Additional acreage available.

FLUVANNA’S ONLY retirement community for the young at heart. First floor master, stainless steel appliances, cathedral ceilings, sunroom, garage and over 3000 square feet finished. Low monthly fees, maintenance, pool and more. $249,000. susanstewart76@gmail. com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (496635)

WALK TO DOWNTOWN MALL from this 3BR/2BA penthouse condo. 1211 sq. ft. end unit, mountain view. Balcony overlooking wooded area. Great closet space. New laminate floors; new ceramic tile floor in kitchen; ceramic tile floor in baths. Entire condo freshly painted. All appliances convey. MOVE IN CONDITION! $222,000. Byrd Abbott, 242-9600. (496786)

FAULKNER FALLS. Estate parcels in Ivy neighborhood off of Owensville Rd. near Old Ballard in Western Albemarle School District. Total of 9 lots 2 - 6.9 acres. Some with mountain views, some abutting pond. Financing available on lots with a minimum of 30% down. Prices start at $250,000. Byrd Abbott, 242-9600. (485875)

IVY on 2.43 acres. Renovated 4BR residence with extraordinary charm, featuring 1st flr. master, 2 FP, mountain views, heart of pine & brick floors and more. Property includes darling 2-story, 2BR/2BA guest cottage w/FP where William Faulkner lived when Writer-inResidence at UVa and penned his last novel, “Reivers Run”. $1,095,000. Byrd Abbott, 242-9600. (471319)

INDIAN SPRINGS. Private with water views; just over 4 acre wooded building site with many beautiful tall hardwoods; 53 lot neighborhood in Earlysville, 20 +/- minutes from Charlottesville; drilled well with great flow rate; 100 ft. common area around lake; HOA includes Clubhouse & fishing. $265,000. Byrd Abbott, 242-9600. (492605)

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THIS IS ONE of 2 adjacent lots available, buy both to have 8.5 acres. Beautifully wooded with total privacy and close to town. Sellers invested $65K in improvements for site preparation: gravel drive to house site, drainage for front property, boulder retaining wall and parking area at house site, and more. $128,000. Nancy Barrett, 8253279. (496629, 30)

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ONE LEVEL LIVING at its finest in a 55 or better community! Just a few of the upgrades are: granite counters, hardwood flooring, sunroom, walkup floored attic, tinted windows and so much more in the two bedroom, 2 full bath home. $374,900. Kathy Markwood 985-6454/996-6734. (496839)

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A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

Roy Wheeler Realty Co. 85 years of Trust, Tradition, and Market Leadership Celebrating Over 75 Ednam Hall • 1100 Dryden Lane • Charlottesville, VA 22903 • (434) 951-5155 • Fax (434) 951-5190 Email: homes@roywheeler.com • Website: roywheeler.com

EVERGREENE VILLAGE is a community found in the heart of Stanardsville. One level home with two bedrooms, two full baths and a one car garage. Convenient to the library, senior center and shopping. $144,900. Matthew@RoyWheeler.com 960-5187. (491063)

IN-LAW SUITE. Custom-built ranch with five bedrooms, three baths, two kitchens, screened in porch, open floor plan, cathedral ceilings and more. Live upstairs and rent the bottom. Many possibilities! $220,000. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 242-3550. (491132)

BUILD YOUR NEW HOME HERE! This nice wooded lot offers privacy and is only minutes to the gate, tennis courts and the playground. Ask about special builder packages! $40,000. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 2423550. (493441)

GORDONSVILLE. This level 2 acre lot, offering privacy among large hardwoods, awaits your new home ideas. Lot is accessed by an established and shared private road for 4 lot subdivision. Located just outside the town of Gordonsville and convenient to Charlottesville or Town of Orange. $59,000. Matthew@RoyWheeler.com 960-5187. (494958)

HUNTING PROPERTY of over 32 acres with 1300 feet of water frontage. 4 wheeler trails, pasture land, man cave and (2) 3000 square foot buildings. So many possibilities! The river is suitable for fishing and canoeing. Must see! $179,900. susanstewart76@gmail. com Susan Stewart 242-3550. (492100)

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME in this established neighborhood convenient to shopping, NGIC and UVa Research Park. Almost 1 acre of level, mostly open land. This lot could be yours today! $44,000. Matthew Woodson, 960-5187 and Ginny Barefoot, 531-7864. (490156)

CUSTOM BUILT HOME offering one level living. Corner lot with a 14 x 32 outbuilding for storage and/or your car. This well-built house features cathedral ceilings, an open floor plan, three bedrooms, two full baths and a screened in porch. WOW! You don’t want to miss this one. $266,500. Jan Shiflett, 242-6057. (493403)

5 ACRES in Newlands subdivision located near Wintergreen and award-winning breweries and wineries. Great price, winter views and low HOA fees. Small development offers privacy and flexibility. This is not a cookie cutter neighborhood, all homes are different. Less than 5 minutes to the “village” of Nellysford. $35,000. Michele Sheffield 906-2923/951-5188. (489449)

BEAUTIFUL COLONIAL with finished basement, garage, paved driveway and fresh landscaping tucked away on one of the loveliest streets in Lake Monticello. Open kitchen has ample counter and cabinet space and an eat-in area with tons of natural light. Master suite is spacious with a generous walk in closet and luxurious master bath. $275,000. Errin Kardos-Searcy, 981-3872. (492897)

WOW! What a location. Off the beaten path, a hop, skip, and a jump from the new Meade Avenue Water Park, local enticing eateries and a 15 minute trot to the mall and City Market, this 3BR/1.5BA 1960s CITY home has central air, hardwood floors and a finished lower level family room, wet bar, laundry area, and a 1 car garage. A GREAT CITY BUY AT $239,000. Courtney Sargeant, 962-3100. (493763)

BEGGAR’S HOLLOW. They say good things come in small packages. This 1920s gem is no exception. Completely remodeled by current owner. Included with this home are 24 acres of pasture and woodlands with a creek and a new 4 stall barn and several fenced paddocks. Call me today to take a look. $349,900. www. GerriRussell.com 531-9581. (482993)

PENMERRYL FARM. Gorgeous property of 140+/acres in Augusta County ready for significant home. The land affords you the opportunity to build on elevated knolls or establish a farm with your own lake of over 20 acres with rolling hills and mountain views. $600,000. www.GerriRussell.com 531-9581 and Jim Bonner, 9515102. (491280)

PRIMROSE. 1900 gem is a welcoming haven for those seeking a comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle. Many updates and upgrades. There are gardens to enjoy as well as a stocked pond, fenced paddock areas and a five stall barn for your equine friends. Also included are two sheds and an equipment barn. $765,000. www.GerriRussell. com 531-9581. (478153)

This information, although deemed accurate at the time of publication, is not guaranteed.

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JUST FINISHED and ready to move in. This upgraded “Berkshire” model sits on the community pond with mountain views. Hardwood floors, granite counters, gas fireplace, built-in cabinets, 9’ ceilings, stainless appliances, unfinished basement - the list goes on and on. Wexford Community offers stunning views and location with amazing pricing. $384,900. Matthew@ RoyWheeler.com 9605187. (483856)


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A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

Roy Wheeler Realty Co. 85 years of Trust, Tradition, and Market Leadership Celebrating Over 75 Ednam Hall • 1100 Dryden Lane • Charlottesville, VA 22903 • (434) 951-5155 • Fax (434) 951-5190 Email: homes@roywheeler.com • Website: roywheeler.com

DELIGHTFUL 4BR HOME only 10 Minutes to 29N/ NGIC area. Updated kitchen, Corian counters, tile floor, new cabinets. New roof 2006, ceramic tile in baths. 1.4 ac. lightly wooded, landscaped. FR w/FP off kitchen with enclosed sun porch/deck. Den in basement, heated workroom off garage. Pond frontage. $372,000. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/953-8045. (494653)

168 ACRES of beautiful rolling farmland in Orange overlooking the Pamunkey River with distant mountain vistas from multiple home sites. Includes a 3 bedroom, 2 bath brick home, equipment shed and many productive fields. $895,000. Maury Atkins 540-223-2719. (485829)

ONE OF THE BEST lots left in Malvern of Madison. Enjoy the many features of this private community including the 15 acre lake for swimming, boating & fishing. Enjoy an outdoor pool, walking trails and versatile clubhouse surrounded by a view of the lake and mountains. Perc approved, small stream at back of property. $89,900. Ginny Barefoot, 531-7864. (480108)

WHITEHALL STABLES. Efficient horse property in western Albemarle with 5 stall barn, board-fenced pastures, 3 bedroom home, separate 2 bedroom apartment, all in excellent condition. Ride for miles from the property. Board horses, rent the apartment. $499,000. www.landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (485566)

CLOSE TO the Downtown Mall, UVA and all that Cville has to offer. Perfect for 1st time home buyer or starter family home. Attractive features include all new stainless steel kitchen appliances and new roof in March 2011. Immaculate and ready for its new owner. Quick closing possible. $169,000. Matthew Woodson, 960-5187 and Tammi Campbell, 882-5403. (488995)

ROSEWOOD VILLAGE at Stoney Creek. One level living. Models and building sites available. A 55+ Active Adult community in the valley of Wintergreen’s Stoney Creek. Spacious golf villas & condos, superb craftsmanship, many Universal Design features. Maintenance-free living with sensational views and care-free convenience. www.TheChaseTeam.com 296-9860.

SPECTACULAR panoramic view from this land!! Super opportunity to build your dream home, horse farm, private & very protected site. Land can be cleared, has many more high spots on it and a couple of creeks. 54 acres. $789,000. (457575) Jane Porter Fogleman Jane@foglemangroup.com 981-1274 or Claiborne Redd Fogleman Claiborne@foglemangroup.com

PRIME DOWNTOWN Crozet location. 18+ acres, perfect for mixed use development. County and community have indicated prelim support for mix of retail, office, flex space and multi-family units. Utilities available. Destined to be Crozet’s Downtown Mall. $3,000,000. Hock Hockensmith, 996-3333. (488368)

BEAUTIFUL DOWNTOWN McGuffey Condo. Just steps from the historic mall. Tile floor in entry and kitchen/b’fast. Wood floors throughout, California closets, spacious living room with built-ins and fireplace. Great deck facing west with city and mountain winter views. Very private with great light. Can’t beat this location! $250,000. Alex Ix 9515177/962-0509. (486494)

HEATHCOTE, an exceptional city Georgian on over an acre, tastefully renovated and professionally landscaped with charming apartment or guest quarters, garden shed. Brick exterior, slate roof, heated cobblestone and slate walkways, superb systems throughout. Shown by appointment. $1,395,000. Joan Jay 295-1806/906-1806. joanjay@ roywheeler.com (478151)

THIS CHARMING COUNTRY HOUSE, situated on a quiet cul-de-sac is only steps from the James River yet less than 15 minutes to the historic river town of Scottsville. Fully set up for sustainable living with a bountiful irrigated organic garden, fruit trees, a chicken run plus a fenced area, perfect for keeping a milking goat or two. $159,000. Peter Lee 951-5142/960-6486. (488410)

LARGE 8+ ACRE LOT with views in one of Albemarle’s most beautiful and desirable subdivisions. Tree-lined driveway affords privacy, while window cut for the home site on the rear of the property allows for enormous views. Already perked for a 4BR home and the well produces an impressive 10 gpm! $295,000. www.MaupinGroup.com Warren Maupin, 962-8939. (492789)

LOT 10 at Langdon Woods not only boasts a beautiful 4.42 acre wooded setting for your custom home but also a two story log cabin (with bathroom) that can be used for office space or a studio. Offered for $217,000. www.MaupinGroup.com Warren Maupin, 962-8939. (422851)

PERFECT UVA EMPLOYEE LOCATION. Walk to Charlottesville Downtown or Preston Plaza. Quality built in ‘05/’06, energy efficient home features easy maintenance, fenced yard, many upgrades, new paint, custom trims, movein condition. Priced below city assessed value! $269,000. Tanja Milanovic, 242-1400. (490184)

HICKORY RIDGE. Gorgeous Palladian-Style brick home with 4 fireplaces. Large, handsome rooms with walls of glass, spill onto the bricked pool area. The superbly landscaped grounds are accented with a koi pond and gazebo. A separate pool/guest home offers a large living room, complete kitchen, bath and additional room. $649,900. Frank Quayle, 951-5100. (486869)

BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF LAND adjacent to lovely farmettes in desirable Gordonsville. Come build your dream home and enjoy the privacy that almost 30 acres affords you! Land has perc’d for 4+ bedroom home. $119,900. www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434960-4333. (476065)

IF UNIQUE HOMES captivate you, this is one to put on your short list. Located on 21 acres south of Charlottesville, this oak board and batten home was crafted with great care and skill by the current owner. As you enter, the 12’ ceilings and wide-open floor plan beckon the artist or musician as a perfect venue to showcase their talent. More acreage available. $425,000. Rick Reed, 409-2745. (489789)

HARDWARE RIVER FARMS. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac in Albemarle County, within 15 minutes of town, you will find this gorgeous elevated 5+ acre building site set amongst mixed hardwoods. Priced well below assessment at $139,000. stevew@virginiafineproperties.com Steve White, 951-5112. (493389)

GREAT EXPOSURE to over 30,000vpd on this 16 acre tract with over 600 feet of road frontage on Route 29N and Deane Road. Tremendous commercial growth potential with public water and sewer obtainable. Property located within Greene County designated commercial growth area. $1,995,000. Matthew Woodson, 960-5187 and Rod Brunelle, 760-4663. (492874)

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RARE OPPORTUNITY to own 50+/- open, gently rolling acres 15 minutes from town. 16 stall centeraisle barn with all the amenities of a horseman’s stable, including an apartment and large riding ring. Private, 3BR cottage, several main house building sites and division rights. $1,250,000. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/9538045. (484292)

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mcconnell angus Farm

Spectacular 350+/- acre showcase cattle farm in the heart of Somerset. Grand, new single level brick home and cattle show barn. Finest soils, fencing, lake and beautiful views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Adjoins Montpelier. $5,850,000.

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heathcote, c. 1915 Gracious country manor of 16 acres located in the heart of Keswick. Old oaks, boxwood, guest home, 3 car-garage with workshop and pastures are fenced for horses. 4 bedroom, 4 bath home with 6 fireplaces, completely renovated and restored. $1,695,000 MLS#495458

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Extraordinary 106+ acre riverfront estate and horse farm. Beautifully crafted by Abrahamse in 2000 of the finest materials featuring dramatic open floor plan. Indoor and outdoor fireplaces, wine cellar, pool/pool house, fabulous barn, magnificent 4 acre lake. $2,450,000. MLS#493735

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Spectacular Albemarle estate of 100 acres overlooking pastoral river valley. Gently rolling, board fenced pastures, old oaks and idyllic pond. Beautiful new brick Georgian manor home of 10,000+ square feet of the finest quality and detail. $3,450,000. MLS#493869

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new canton One of the best deals we’ve seen! The ideal country property of 48 acres with (2) charming homes, swimming and fishing pond, trails and welcoming shade from ancient oaks. Excellent condition. only $325,000. MLS#496685.

arrowheaD mountain Minutes down Rt. 29S, this exceptional tract of 410 acres of hardwood timber features rolling to steep topography, springs, cascading streams, miles of trails, mountain views, and beautiful rock outcroppings. Less than $3000 an acre. $1,200,000. MLS#495947

lynDhurst Farm

Picturesque Shenandoah Valley farm of 152 acres fronting on bold creek and adjoining Blue Ridge Parkway forest land. Renovated/expanded manor home, guest rental home, big beautiful cattle barn, large well fenced pasture. $1,200,000. MLS#495348

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The Top Producing Agent 20 consecutive years.* Since 1998 sales volume in excess of $340,000,000 including over 37,000 acres.

glenDower, c. 1808

Classic Albemarle estate of nearly 600 acres with charming brick guest cottage c.1745. The handsome brick and slate main residence of over 8,500 square feet was expanded in the 20th century. Extraordinary landscaping. A rare offering. $5,250,000. MLS#496652

JeFFerson lake

501 acre estate offers rolling pasture, hardwood forest, half of 12 acre stocked lake with miles of streams and trails, stocked pond, 3 rental houses and numerous building sites overlooking the lake. $2,473,500. MLS#491251

Use your phone to find a home. It’s that easy.

www.landofc.com (434) 951-5102 jbon@landofc.com 20 years of experience at your service. A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

Ednam Hall • 1100 Dryden Lane• Charlottesville, VA 22903 This information, though deemed correct, is not guaranteed.

*According to the CAAR MLS for total volume of sales

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willow lake View

Extraordinary offering of 11 premium lots, with lake/mountain views, road frontage, utilities in place. A perfect investment for single family rental homes. Assessed for over $1,200,000. Now only $895,000.

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Dungannon, c. 1898 Spectacular 475 acre estate with over a mile on the James River located just ½ hour from Charlottesville. Remarkable main residence with a beautiful mix of open hayfields and forest with pond and mountain views. $2,599,000. MLS#493096

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eDgewooD.c. 1799 Private Blue Ridge vistas and long frontage on the Conway River in Greene County make this 123 acre property infinitely enjoyable. The 5,000 square foot home has been tastefully renovated and restored, as have the grounds and gardens. $1,950,000.


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The back porch is part of American folk culture, and the wooden deck was popular in the late 1900s, but neither has the style and durability of a terrace. A transition between house and garden, a terrace allows French doors to open from the living spaces, promotes fresh air and sunlight, and provides an ideal place to entertain. Best of all, a terrace connects directly to the garden, through borders of flowers and shade trees. Designed by a landscape architect or by a supplier like Scott Price at Snow’s Garden Center, or Tim Reese of Bella Terra Landscapes, a terrace may be inseparable from the planting that envelops it. There are plenty of idea books and how-to guides for home gardens and terraces. One that you may not have seen is Gardens for Small Country Houses, by Gertrude Jekyll and Lawrence Weaver. Originally published in 1912 by the British magazine Country Life, this book distills a lifetime of experience by Jekyll (1843-1932), a well-known artist and garden designer. A century later, her ideas are still sound, and her advice is practical. Referring to a terrace as a parterre, she says: “The beds are arranged in such a way that all work on the flowers can

be done from the paved paths. This is useful in the many cases where ladies do not leave pruning, etc. to the gardener, and like to do the work dryshod.” Jekyll and Weaver’s book gives many examples of paving, with suggested materials, patterns, steps, retaining walls, and accessories like statues, sundials and seats. The modern term for these built-in features is “hardscape,” as opposed to soil and plants. The illustrations show mainly rectangular shapes and hard borders,

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softened by masses of foliage. Contemporary American design may be full of curves and flowing lines, with ambiguous blending of pavement, grass, herb beds, and water features. Flagstone, brick, and ceramic tile are traditional materials for a terrace. Lay them on a concrete base for maximum stability. Or lay them on a bed of sand or directly on the ground if the soil is firm and level. Stones can be irregularly shaped for a rustic look, or cut to measure for an urbane terrace to match a high-style house. If bare concrete is used, give it a decorative finish like exposed aggregate or careful troweling. Tinted and stamped concrete were popular a few years ago, while shaped concrete pavers are a current option. Bear in mind that all concrete will crack, and that the soil under it must be firmly compacted. The reason for creating a terrace is often to overcome sloping or uneven ground. Stone and brick steps can be a very effective design element, both at the house wall and from the terrace to the garden. Then again, the paved area may step down in more than one level. In any case, it has a slight pitch to allow rainwater to drain. Retaining walls come into play

for the same reason. They should be designed to withstand the weight of earth, and allow groundwater to drain at the bottom. Poor examples that have failed are easy to spot. Plant flowers and shrubs at the edge of a terrace to best enjoy them. Add a pergola to filter direct sun and train vines, and place garden ornaments for effect—urns, vases, statues and boulders. For an Italian or French note, plant flowers and small trees in tubs and pots to move them around, and to raise them closer to eye level. Consider the line of sight of a person seated on the terrace, as well as one looking from inside the house. A railing or balustrade should be low enough to see over. A pool, fountain, or other water feature provides a strong focus for a terrace. A sheet of water reflects sun like a mirror, and it can have a mystical effect of calm. Running water or the splash of a fountain, on the other hand, adds life and gaiety. If you have young children, almost any body of


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Blue Ridge Views!

Stanardsville 1601Bingham Mountain Road

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Enjoy Blue Ridge views from the wrap-porch of this nearly new, quality built 4-BR home in Western Albemarle. A great room opening to a large lovely deck makes for easy entertaining and family living. Built in 2010 with 6” walls for extra insulation, and low utility bills, wood floors, granite kitchen counters, maple cabinets, stainless appliances, gas stove, huge master suite, second floor laundry and two-car garage. Near Western Albemarle schools and Crozet shopping.

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434-906-1806

$349,000

1770 Timberwood Blvd. Suite 101 Charlottesville, VA 22911

Realty Specialists (434) 974-1500 www.remaxrealtyspecialists.com

G. R. Falls 434-760-2500

pat buRns 434-465-4444

Very well maintained, 3 bedroom, 2 bath rancher located in Twin Lakes. Private lot. Vaulted ceilings in Living Room and Kitchen. Home filled with an abundance of natural light MLS#479424, $148,000 Bucolic setting in southern Albemarle, just 8 miles south of Piedmont. Nice master bedroom addition. Newly finished family room in the basement. Wood stove, large deck, great yard for gardening. $225,000

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G. R. Falls 434-760-2500

Charming home in the town of Louisa. Home features cathedral ceiling, and hardwood floors on first floor. Rear deck and front porch. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. $149,900 Sun-drenched open floor plan is accentuated by a custom-designed wooden fireplace & stunning bamboo floors. Private mstr suite w garden tub & glassblock window is separated from 3 guest bedrooms by the living area & gourmet kitchen. Partially fin. bsmnt has finished room currently being used as a guest bedroom, & a large workshop. The 5+acre yard is partially fenced & flows to a picturesque nature trail & stream. $284,900

G. R. Falls 434-760-2500

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Immaculate 2 story home with basement in peaceful Laurel Park subdivision. Just off RT29 North, close to the airport and shopping. 9 ft. ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors and ceramic tile. Blue Pearl granite countertops, brushed nickel lighting fixtures. Finished basement with possible 4th bedroom. Private rear patio area with beautiful rose garden. $279,900

Quality built home in a prime location! Home features 2 wood burning fireplaces, hardwood throughout the top floor (in some rooms under carpet), formal dining room, and fenced backyard. $269,900

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MOBILE HOME ACCEPTABLE: Gently rolling landscape, all wooded with farmland and vineyards nearby. Great Mountain Views with the right clearing of trees. Secluded and quiet area of Greene. Mobile home on adjoining property. Might also be suitable for mobile home or doublewide. MLS#483137, $45,000


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Spacious and comfortable, this well-maintained home offers formal and informal rooms, 5 BR’s, 3 full Bathrms, lovely Sun Rm, Family Rm with fireplace and a 3-car, detached Garage. Abundant Storage. Mature, 2-Acre lot with Pool Conveniently located in established neighborhood. Excellent value!

Located in the established community of “Johnson Village�, this 4BR + 2.5 Bathrm home has been tastefully refurbished. New wood floors, new windows, new appliances and fresh paint. LR, DR, Sun Room and Family Room with fireplace. Mature lot with towering trees plus Garden Shed. Won’t last long!

Classic brick home, situated in one-of-kind setting with views of the Ragged Mountains, yet only minutes to town. Ideal for entertaining. 1st floor Master BR Suite, 4 other BRs with attached Baths, fabulous eat-in Kitchen, 2 Family Rooms and Home Office. Custom built-ins and top quality finish detail. Nothing comparable on the market today!

Conveniently located between Ivy and Garth Road, bucolic “Meadow Run� offers a light-filled Primary Residence plus Guest Cottage and old Barn on 9.4 acres. So peaceful. Custom designed and built one-owner Home features three fireplaces, 4 BRs + 3 full Bathrms, formal LR and DR, numerous built-ins and 2-story Foyer. This is a very unique offering!

Offered for $449,000 www.BedfordHillsHome.com

Offered for $299,000 www.HomeNearUVA.com

Offered for $999,000 www.MawyerFarm.com

Offered for $1,049,000 www.MeadowRunHome.com

            

      

          

               

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Reverse mortgages are a special type of federally insured home loan that allows seniors to convert the equity in their home into cash. They can give older Americans greater financial security to supplement social security, meet unexpected medical expenses, make home improvements, and more.

Common MYTHS to a Reverse Mortgage: Lender takes the deed/ title to your home. This is not true!

You need good credit for a reverse mortgage. This is not true!

Reverse mortgage borrowers owe more than their home is worth. This is not true!

Title on a reverse mortgage is no different than any other mortgage you’ve ever had – only the homeowners are on the title.

A reverse mortgage is only based on your home’s equity and the borrower’s age. Income and credit are not qualifying factors.

Reverse mortgages are “non-recourse” loans which means that the borrower can never owe more than the value of the home regardless of loan balance.

There are several ways to receive the proceeds from a reverse mortgage. • Lump sum – a lump sum of cash at closing. • Tenure – equal monthly payments for as long as the homeowner lives in the home. • Term – equal monthly payments for a fixed number of years. • Line of Credit – draw any amount at any time until the line of credit is exhausted. • Any combination of those listed above.

Please feel free to contact me to discuss anytime or schedule to meet in my office or in the privacy of your home. All meetings are absolutely no-obligation and confidential.

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1685 Capri Way

770 Clacton Circle

1 Reivers Run

Fontana

Hickory ridge

FaULkner FaLLS

Move in condition home in Fontana on cul-de-sac with mountain views. 2 story entrance foyer, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 9’ ceilings, crown molding. Walk out lower level with Game Room/built-ins. Fenced back yard. Minutes to MJ Hospital and Downtown. MLS# 497256 $425,000

Eleven min. to Hollymd Town Center. Move in condition on cul-de-sac. Gourmet Kit w/ gas cooktop, granite counters, center island, maple cabinets. Kitchen opens up to FR & lg deck; HWD floors & crown molding. MBR w/ W-I closet & ceramic tile BA w/ whirlpool tub. Huge bonus room. Lower level incl. Full BA, Game Room and Office. Terrace w/ hot tub. Fenced yard. 2-10 Warranty. MLS#492033, $519,900

Beautiful Estate parcels in new Ivy neighborhood off of Owensville Rd in Western Albemarle School District. Total of 9 lots 2-6.9 acres. Mountain views from lot 1. Already perked for 4 Br home; bring your own builder. Lot 8 already has a home w/guest cottage and is available for $1,095,000. Owner financing available on lots with a minimum of 30% down. MLS# 485875 $250,000 under contract

1790 Owensville Road

47 Springforest Lane

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300 Wellington Drive

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Own a piece of local history! Renovated and enlarged residence with extraordinary charm, featuring two fireplaces, mountain views, brick floors, and more. Property includes darling 2-story guest cottage (not included in square footage) where William Faulkner lived when Writer-in-Residence at UVA and penned his last novel, “The Reivers.” For horse lovers, an additional 3.58 acres with two barns and pond also available. MLS# 471319 $1,095,000

Drive down the driveway & see this beautiful private lot on a cul-de-sac country lane; just over 4 ac. wooded building site w/ many tall hardwoods; upscale 53 lot neighborhood in Earlysville, 15 +/- min from Charlottesville; drilled well; 100 ft. common area around lake; HOA includes Clubhouse & fishing. MLS#492605, $265,000

Gracious Georgian brick set on 1.38 park-like ac. in one of C’ville’s most beautiful neighborhoods, Ednam Forest. Backs to Birdwood; Many updates, yet a feeling of timelessness, this spacious light filled home features 5 BR, 4 FB/2 HB, 2 Home offices, Lovely Kitchen; Library/FR, Game Rm, Beautiful terrace w/ pool & mountain views. Beautiful flow for entertaining & family living. Main level incl. marble, hardwood & tile floors; crown molding abounds; A MUST SEE! MLS#494764, $1,262,500

551 Taylor Ridge Way

511 N 1st Street, #614

310 Aldridge Lane

tayLor ridge eStateS Move in condition! Rocking chair wrap around front porch & seperate rear deck. Main level incl. 9’ ceilings & hdwd floors. Kitchen w/ Maple cabinets, Solid Surface counter tops & SS appl. Two Gas Log FP’s, 2 upper floor BA w/new ceramic tile floors. Spacious MBR w/ lg walk-in closet. Fin. lower level incl. lg rec rm, media rm/den & full BA. Sec system, inv. fence. Enjoy your privacy on this 2.7 acre. MLS#493208, $349,500

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Walk to Downtown Mall from this 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Penthouse Condo. 1211 sf, end unit, mountain view. Balcony overlooking wooded area. Great closet space. New Laminate floors ; new ceramic tile floor in Kitchen; ceramic tile floor in baths. Entire condo freshly painted. All Kitchen appliances convey. MOVE IN CONDITION! MLS# 496786 $222,000

Byrd Abbott,

ScottSViLLe Delightful cottage with walk out unfinished basement on 4.3 acres. Cathedral ceilings, gas log fireplace. Very bright and open. Master Bath with double vanities, whirlpool tub and separate shower. Sreened Porch, large deck, fenced yard. Very private and peaceful. MLS# 497063 $215,000

ASSOCIATE BROKER, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES

434.242.9600 byrd@byrdabbott.com


Real Estate Weekly 3.22.2012