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A PublicAtion of the chArlottesville AreA AssociAtion of reAltors速 Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange




By Joanne DiMaggio

The New

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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: for more information or to schedule a showing. For more pictures and the history of this unique property go to:

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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

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 $260,000

8287 Seminole Trail Ruckersville, VA

109 PIeDMoNT aVe

434-296-7171 434-990-1777

Prime UVA Area Triplex Charming Brick Cape Cod 2 Apartments in Main House Plus Detached Garage Apartment Leased For 2012-2013 School Year MLS# 497364 $425,000

“Personalized Real Estate Service”

roBerT raMseY, 434/242-2280

JulIe HolBrooK, 434/989-4415

CHarMING arTs & CraFTs BuNGaloW On a Quiet Street Downtown Completely Renovated and Updated Inside & Out 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths $369,000 MLS# 497448

KeVIN o’BrIeN, 703/966-2438

ClassIC WIllIaMsBurG ColoNIal

11 Rms Plus 2 Full & 2 Half Baths Attached 2 Car Garage & Screen Porch 4.6 Beautiful Acres w/Inground Pool Cherry Cabinets, Brass Hdware, Corian Counters Mins to NGIC & Hollymead Town Center Seller Offering Closing Cost Assistance, Immediate Closing MLS# 489263 $388,000


roBerT raMseY, 434/242-2280

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

JulIe HolBrooK, 434/989-4415

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

MarGareT raMseY, 434/953-7057

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 $210,000

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

BuIlDING loT - leVel 1.67 aCs Corner Lot Provides Lots of Options For Placement of Home. All Utilities, Including Cable Available But Not on Lot Lot Cleared Only on Front Side – Privacy From Mature Trees is Still Possible MLS# 491841 $45,000

MarGareT raMseY, 434/953-7057

MIlDreD MorrIs, 434/981-2599

WesTerN alBeMarle

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

JulIe HolBrooK, 434/989-4415

756 aDVaNCe MIlls rD

Just Mins From RTS 33 & 29! 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths New 500+Sq.Ft. Master Suite Addition Eat-in Kitchen, Living Room w/FP MLS# 496679 $144,900

JulIe HolBrooK, 434/989-4415

laND - 9.65 aC. BuIlDING sITe

$43,500 BeloW TaX Value!

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, Bld Driveway or Bld Home MLS: 477747 $139,900

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

JoHN MIMMs, 434/882-2019

roBerT raMseY, 434/242-2280

Tommy Brannock 434-981-1486



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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!

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!

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!

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!

Offered for $299,000

Offered for $1,049,000

Offered for $999,000

Offered for $449,000

813 E. Jefferson Street • Office: 434-977-3033 Call Toll Free: 800-277-3033 WWW.REALESTATEIII.COM • email:

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FIrsT TIMe HoMeBuYer!

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!

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This property, at this new reduced price, is unequalled for serene beauty, at any price, anywhere in Central Virginia. There are wonderful near and distant mountain views from all of the many superior building sites, some of which overlook a spring fed 5 acre lake.

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By Joanne DiMaggio

The New

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Open Houses ..............................................6-7

Neighborhoods ................................... 8-9 Homes For The First-Time Homebuyer ............................9



Homes Sale in Every Price Range...........9


Historic Garden Week............................13

Kitchen house & home Garden By Joanne DiMaggio

The New Kitchen Garden ......................17 By RoBeRt BoucheRon

By RoBeRt BoucheRon

Classifieds ...........................................22 Home Sales Stats.................................22

Next Week: • BRHBA Home & Garden Festival • Outdoor Lighting

Views of the mountains to the south can be appreciated from the vantage of a large plateau where a hand hewn log cabin can be found.

200 acres of the most beautiful Virginia land imaginable, located in Albemarle County, just 15 minutes south of Charlottesville.

Property Highlights • 5 acre lake fed by mountain streams • Incredible mountain views • Large perennial flowing stream • Several elevated building sites Price reduced $100,000 from $1,595,000 to $1, 495,000

To the back of the property the land rises up to the encircling mountain ridge line which afford protection from winter winds and the possibilities of development.




It is not possible to say enough about the wonderful qualities of this magnificent property, except to proclaim it as unequalled in beauty and grace in the Piedmont.

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Just off 250 East, 15 mins. to UVA. Near the Pantops Shopping Center.




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*Offer subject to change without notice. Models do not reflect racial preference. See agent for additional information. Riverbend Condominiums and its affiliates reserve the right to modify features, plans and pricing without notice and/or obligation. Š Riverbend Condominiums 2012.

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Saturday, April 14th 12-3:00 P.M.

1004 Stoney Creek East StONEy crEEk

720 Black Walnut Drive StONEy crEEk

648 Black Walnut Drive StONEy crEEk

What a Deal! Charming cottage with oversized Master suite with sitting area, his and her closets, garden tub, and walk out to screened porch. Modern sunny kitchen, Living room is cozy with stone fireplace. Hickory Floors and cabinets w/2 other bedrooms. Panoramic views of the mountains & golf course.Priced to Sell! $379,000

This charming home has been well maintained and feels like new. Great Room with FP opens into sunny kitchen with built-in cabinets. 4 bedrooms including a spacious mastersuite, a loft sitting area/office, rec room, 2 car garage, decks and storage. $417,000

Prof. landscaping with 2 ponds w/ waterfalls. Large great room with fireplace leading out to french doors of a grand porch. 1st floor master with jacuzzi tub & massage jets in shower. Kitchen w/granite & maple custom cabinetry. 2 other bedrooms on first floor. $519,000

Dir: Enter Stoney Creek main entrance off Rt 151 (Monocan Dr), left Dir: Monocan Drive, Right on Stoney at golf course parking lot (Stoney Creek East to 1004 on right Creek W), right onto Black Walnut Dr

Dir: 250W to 151S to right into Stoney Creek to left on Stoney Creek West to right on Black Walnut Dr., house on right.

1471 Beech Grove Road • Roseland, VA 22967 Off# (434) 361-0335 • Cell# (434) 906-0934 • Fax# (434) 361-0336

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Sunday, april 15th                   1-4 pm 278 Grey dove lane Come see this custom home in Peacock Hill. with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge. Set on 3 ½ acres, 3-4 bedrooms, 2 ½ baths, 2 fireplaces, open floor plan, 9 foot ceilings 2 ½ car garage make this a one of a kind country retreat 15 minutes from town. Agent owner MlS 495074 $529,900. directions: I-64 to Ivy exit, l on Rt. 637/Dick Woods, R on Rt. 708/Dry Bridge, l on Peacock Dr., R on Turkey Ridge, R on Grey Dove lane, bear right to house @ end of road. Cynthia Genet, realtor® Cell 434-249-0730

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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: • Website:

open houses Sunday, april 15th 135 tulip Drive

Time: 1-3 pm Hosting Agent: Lannie Turman

55+ aDult coMMunitY One level w/2Br/ 2BA, hardwood floors and ceramic tile baths. Designer kitchen w/custom cabinetry, quartz counters, eat-in-bar. living room w/vaulted ceiling, built-in bookcases, vented Fp, sunroom with lots of light and built-ins, 2 car garage, professional landscaping and irrigation system. $325,000. lannie turman, 434-996-0666. (494776)

Directions: From C’ville take 20S to l on rt. 53 into Fluvanna 8 to 10 mi. past Ground Effect, l into the Villages of nahor, r on Cherry Blossom, l on Spruce, r on tulip to #135 on left.

1521 Montessori terrace

611 raDForD lane

Time: 1:30-3:30 pm

enJoY Blue riDGe vieWs from the wrapporch of this nearly new custom 4Br home in Western Albemarle. Great room with wood floor and a cook’s kitchen with maple, granite & stainless steel open to a large lovely deck for easy entertaining and family living. Western albemarle schools and within walking distance of shopping & services. $339,000. Joan Jay, 906-1806. (496972)

Directions: rt. 250 West past Blue ridge Building Supply to right on radford lane (across from the Crozet harris teeter).

2277 WhittinGton Drive

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Mandy Yancey

35 WexForD riDGe roaD

Time: 1-3 pm

Hosting Agent: Matthew Woodson

WexForD coMMunitY offers stunning views and location with amazing pricing. the Carrington model has a wonderful floor plan with 4BR/3BA and the unfinished basement has endless customizing that can be done; a theatre being one of them! almost completed so call today for an appointment to see this gorgeous home. $394,900. Matthew Woodson, 960-5187. (492872) Denise ramey 434-960-4333. (497257)

Directions: From Charlottesville: 250 turn onto rolkin rd. Follow rolkin through roundabout and turn right onto Montessori terrace. home on left.

1593 Buck Mountain roaD

Time: 1-4 pm

Hosting Agent: Erika Buckman

a BarGain, priced below 2012 county assessment. Charming English country-style house on 2.11 acres in beautiful NW Albemarle. 1st floor MBR w/tray ceiling, great room w/gas Fp, built-ins, large deck, dr w/adj. modern kitchen. 3Br/2 Ba upstairs & large bonus room w/built-in bookshelves above 3-car garage. Must see! 595,000. erika Buckman 951-5166/981-1868. (496026)

Directions: From Earlysville go left at the general store and stay on Buck Mountain road (fork left at Chestnut Grove Church) to house on left. it’s about 1/2 mile passed hickory ridge. From Free union turn right on Buck Mountain rd, house on right.

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Zachary McCoy

GorGeous Mountain vieWs in this like new home w/double front porches, finished basement w/half bath, huge FR & kitchen w/granite counters, stainless appliances, maple cabinets, hardwood floors & more! Conveniently located in pantops area w/excellent i-64 access, shopping, & health care nearby. $329,900. Denise ramey 434-960-4333. (496966) Directions: From downtown, take 250 East to pantops, left onto rolkin rd. Follow rolkin to Whittington, turn right. home on left. From i-64 exit at 250 Shadwell exit. Go towards Cville and make a right on rolkin. Follow to Whittington.

2927 iDleWooD Drive

Time: 1-4 pm Hosting Agent: Betsy Watson lovinGlY-upDateD hoMe, 1st time on the market. New everything: windows, fixtures, deck, carpet, ceramic, bamboo, toilets, tubs, vanities, countertops, cook top, oven & more!! Come see this ready to move in home in popular Woodbrook. large corner lot conveniently located. $299,900. Denise ramey 434-960-4333. (490967) Directions: 29 to Woodbrook drive (across from lowes) at 4 way stop turn left onto idlewood. Continue to back side of Woodbrook. Just before next stop sign last driveway on right.




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Directions: u.S. rte. 29 north to left on Fray’s Mill rd (Sr 641) for half mile to right on Spring hill rd (Sr 606) for one mile. Entrance to Wexford is on left. right onto Wexford ridge rd. lot on right.

BeautiFul 5Br/4Ba end unit town home with 2 car detached garage! So many upgrades & SO much space! Granite, cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, ceramic tile, hardwood floors, high ceilings, ceiling fans, spacious walk in closets, & more. you won’t find a more beautiful town home than this one. $329,900.

Hosting Agent: Joan Jay

24 spruce Drive

Time: 1-3 pm Hosting Agent: Sharon Williams

Fluvanna’s preMier retirement community – now under nEW ManaGEMEnt. two bedrooms, 2.5 baths, open floor plan, garage and handicap accessible. low hOa fees, exterior maintenance included. Clubhouse, pool, walking trails. Many floor plans and options available. $209,900. susan stewart 434-242-3550. (494719)

Directions: From Charlottesville, route 53 towards palmyra, the Villages at nahor is on the left before Food lion Shopping Center.

30 spruce Drive

4994 stonY point pass

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.

seven oaks. Beautiful home on 8 acres nestled in the woods near the heart of Keswick. private 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with separate apartment. Heart pine floors, privacy and in excellent condition with barn/board fencing. priced to sell now at $520,000.

at the top oF MosBY Mountain! 5 bedroom home - including 1st & 2nd floor master suites, recently added morning room & expanded deck to enjoy views of Carters Mountain, a large, light filled walk-out basement are just some of the many Wade-built home features. $524,900.

Directions: From Charlottesville, route 53 towards palmyra, the Villages at nahor is on the left before Food lion Shopping Center.

Directions: From Charlottesville, rt. 250 east to Shadwell, left on rt. 22, stay on rt. 231 and take next left on Stony point pass. 1.4 miles to Seven Oaks sign on right.

Directions: Go south of interstate 64 on Old lynchburg rd. take right into 1st entrance. Follow ambrose Commons dr. to left on ridgetop drive.

Time: 1-3 pm

Hosting Agent: Sharon Williams susan stewart 434-242-3550. (494719)

Saturday 2-4 and Sunday 11-1 Jim Bonner, 951-5102.

2041 riDGetop Drive

Time: 1-4 pm

Hosting Agent: Dan Conquest

Dan conquest 434-242-8573 (498060)

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104 Whetstone place

Time: 2-4 pm Hosting Agent: Ann Adams locateD less than 10 mins. to uVa, Barracks rd. shops and neighborhood schools, this well-maintained home offers formal & informal spaces with large living and dining rooms, spacious kitchen, breakfast room, family room and sunroom on the main level. 5Br/5.5Ba, 5Fp (2 gas). Stone walks, mature landscaping, privacy fence. $645,000. ann adams, 466-3188. (497828) Directions: From uS 29, right on Barracks road, right onto Georgetown road, left On Old Forge rd., left on Sturbridge, left on Whetstone. House first on right.

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#6 Roberts Lane

17 Villa Avenue

CHESTNUT RIDGE MLS #478652 $574,900

SpRING CREEk MLS #495239 $338,000

Reduced!! Custom one-level 3 BR, 2.5 BA w/unfinished 4th BR, Bath & Bonus Room on 2nd floor. Brick & hardiplank exterior, custom Kitchen w/ Breakfast area, cherry, granite, stainless, hardwoods & 2-story Great Room w/stone fireplace & built-ins. Builder will finish upstairs level at cost with full price contract. On 2.28 acres. 2car garage.

Over 2,300 finished sq. feet in this well maintained 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA home w/Gourmet Kitchen, Stainless Appliances, Cherry Cabinets, Hardwood Floors, 1st floor Master Suite, Master BA w/Ceramic Tile flooring, Garden Tub and Raised Vanities, Formal LR & DR, Great Room w/gas Fireplace, full unfinished Basement and rear entry 2-car Garage in Spring Creek. Offering $3500 in closing costs with acceptable contract.

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486 Bryant Mountain Road At the foot of Wintergreen! Enjoy this custom 3 BR home, phenomenal mountain views, river frontage, much more land and privacy, and pay less assoc. fees and still be 5 minutes from resort activities. Features include views from most rooms, open flow with 800 sq. ft. great room, 1st floor master, bedroom suites, basement workshop, garage, sunroom, porch, deck. Also, high ceilings, wood beams, oak floors, stone fireplace, cherry cabinets, granite countertops, built-ins, landscaping with stone walks and walls. Under 45 minutes to C-ville! $549,000 5943 Taylor Creek Road Well-maintained 3 BR, 2.5 BA home in a great location. Taylor Creek runs through the property and the second parcel extends up to two ridges. Enjoy the large enclosed porch with views to the garden. Don’t miss the large second building/workshop kitchen area for entertaining. There are several locations on the property and near Taylor Creek for you to sit/relax and enjoy the mountain views. Second floor plumbed. This 24-acre property is in two parcels. Reduced price! $595,000 781 Pullets Place Happiness is “living in the woods” in a cabin, nestled in the mountains, on 10 acres, with a stream. This rare find, tucked away in the heart of Nellysford, was created by a master stonemason. The 4 BR, 3 BA cabin evolved from the hands of local tradesmen using local materials such as hand-hewn chestnut logs and stones. Three stone fireplaces, stone floors and porches, chestnut cabinets, wood detail and trim throughout. Reduced price! $424,900

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

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8th floor studio unit w/newly installed carpet/freshly painted. Lovely mountain, city life & sunset views from the balcony. In the heart of UVA community, less than a 10 min. walk to the grounds, UVA hospital complex, Scott Stadium & the corner. On city, UVA & free trolley lines. JPA has a large pool, picnic area, on-site laundry & ample parking. Lowest price in 1800 JPA. Mo. mortgage close to matching projected rent. Perfect for undergrads, grad students, residents, scholars. MLS#496442


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Well kept home not far from UVA and the hospital. New kitchen flooring and lower level recently painted. There is a kitchenette in the basement with refrigerator and dishwasher. There is also some unfinished space for storage. Hardwood floors. Nice deck. Settlement could be quick. Good Value. MLS#497151


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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 $129,000. (434) 296-0007

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For Price Sale Range! Prime location in troy Solid brick ranch nestled under a canopy of huge oak trees. Spacious corner lot with circle driveway. 3 BRs, 2 full BAs, hardwood floors, 2 wood burning FPs & full partially fin. basement w/indoor & outdoor entrance. Huge rear deck for summer cookouts. Short drive to Super Walmart, Walmart Distribution Center, Lowes, Better Living, Shops, Restaurants & I-64 at Zion X Road. 15 min. to Charlottesville. MLS#495745, $197,500

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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









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56+ ACRES IN FREE UNION, Albemarle County. Build your dream home and have panoramic mountain views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Shenandoah National Park. The property features pasture, fencing, border creek and 6 division rights. $895,000. Lucy Watkins, 962-5829. (497266)

RED HILL ESTATE. Stately brick manor on 21 gorgeous acres at Red Hill. The home awaits your personal touch. Nearly 9000 square feet when finished, the home will feature 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths with beautiful views of mountains and pond with rolling pastures and board fencing. Only $975,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (497369)

EDNAM FOREST. Priced to sell! Tastefully renovated and in super condition, with 3 graciously sized bedrooms each with its own bath, large study with built-ins all around, open floor plan, soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, wonderful decks and terraces and a HEATED swimming pool for outdoor enjoyment. Close to UVa. $795,000. Joan Jay 295-1806/9061806. (497642)

ONE LEVEL LIVING - nice level lot. Open floor plan with shed. Nice subdivision, close by shopping and restaurants. House on a quiet cul-de-sac. From town of Orange go 15S (towards Gordonsville) turn left on Blacklevel Road then left on Cox Mill Rd then right on Wolftrap Court. House on the Left. $140,000. Jan Shiflett, 242-6057. (497636)

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. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (497826)

THIS HOME cannot be compared to others in the neighborhood! You must see to believe the upgrades. The owner took advantage of all “optional” upgrades such as luxury master bath, sunroom, extended rec room, full bath on lower level, stainless appliances, granite countertops, island in kitchen w/granite top and much more. $289,900. Tammi Campbell 985-2348/882-5403. (497772)

DOWNTOWN HOUSE BACKS TO MEADOW CREEK and the Rivanna Trail. Nicely updated inside, culde-sac neighborhood, full walk-out basement. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, plumbing in basement. Beautiful green space, off-street parking possible. Photos at $219,500. Virginia Gardner 981-0871. (497523)

APSARA. Picturesque, 448-acre estate in Albemarle. Rolling pastures, park-like woodlands, 2 stocked ponds and stunning Georgian manor home. Magnificent views from every window. Additional improvements include early 18th century log cabin, icehouse and manager’s home. Gerri Russell 531-9581 and Frank Quayle 951-5100. (497576)

NORTH DOWNTOWN home with apartment. Live 3 blocks from the mall on a quiet street and have $600/mo. income from the basement apt. Enjoy the wood floors, stone fireplace and circular flow of your upstairs. Dine and entertain on the front porch. Off-street parking. Great storage in the “historic” shed and floored attic. $369,000. Jim@ 962-3420. (497316)

GREAT AMENITIES and location. Within an easy walk of this 4 bedroom home in Redfields are the lake, pool and playground. Downtown and UVa are a 10 minute drive. Enjoy the great room’s high ceiling w/skylights and openness to the eat-in kitchen. Formal dining or spacious office, too. 1st floor master. $339,000. 962-3420. (496123)

NEW CANTON COUNTRY CHARMER. Unbelievably charming country home on 15 acres just four miles from the James River. Both homes overlook a fishing and swimming pond. Gated entry, mature gardens, gazebo and welcoming shade of towering oaks. Only $235,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (497610)

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. $225,000. Erika Buckman 951-5166/981-1868. (496256)

VACANT LOT wants a new home. Opportunity awaits in this community with lake and beach for your pleasure. Bring your home design to fit on this 1.3 acre lot in Greene Acres. $19,900. Kathy Markwood 985-6454/996-6734. (495614)

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. $1,295,000. Joan Jay 295-1806/906-1806. joanjay@ (478151)

WELL CARED FOR HOME with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a partially finished basement. Easy drive to Fork Union, Zion Crossroads, Richmond and Charlottesville. Jetted tub in master bath, walk-in closet, fireplace in family room, eatin area as well as formal dining room. All appliances convey. 4 acres. $299,000. Mandy Yancey, 760-1882. (494361)

PRICE REDUCED, SELLER MOTIVATED! Home is move-in ready with beautiful landscaping and immaculate interior. This home has only had one owner, the love & care is obvious. Original home was born in 1964, beautiful addition was added in 1993. $249,900. Tammi Campbell 985-2348/882-5403. (475885)

BLUE RIDGE MTN. PARCEL. Extraordinary parcel w/280 degree mountain & valley views. Supremely private w/multiple streams/springs. Adjacent to thousands of Wintergreen’s permanent wilderness acres. Elevations 1600’2200’. Minutes to golf, tennis, skiing, dining, shopping, wineries and micro-breweries. $975,000. www.TheChaseTeam. com 296-9860. (497651)




ZION CROSSROADS. Diversify your investment portfolio. This is an excellent buy and land holding of 52 acres fronting on Route 15. Wooded, nearly level with soil work complete for multiple residences. Could significantly benefit from potential up zoning. Appraised for nearly $800,000. $298,000. Jim Bonner, 9515102. (496756)

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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 5000 square foot home has been completely and tastefully renovated and restored, as have the grounds and gardens. $1,950,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (497522)


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AMAZING HISTORIC HOME right in the heart of downtown Scottsville. This unique home on a double lot is the oldest in Scottsville. This meticulously maintained 3BR/2BA home has been certified in December 2011 with the energy star designation by LEAP. Come take a look at this spectacular home, you won’t be disappointed! $279,500. Alex Ix 951-5177/962-0509. (497695)


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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

THIS IMMACULATE HOME with state road frontage has a huge list of upgrades & improvements. New roof w/lifetime shingles, new water heater, updated light fixtures, new tile kitchen countertop, new heat pump, new screen doors front & back. 26’x30’ garage w/electric, workspace & new epoxy floor. $199,900. Tammi Campbell 985-2348/8825403. (492057)

GLENDOWER, c. 1808. Classic Albemarle estate of nearly 600 acres featuring a rich history with a charming brick guest cottage dating to 1745. The handsome brick and slate main residence, of over 8500 sq. ft., was expanded in the 20th century with the help of noted architect, Floyd Johnson. A rare offering. $5,250,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (496651)

AS YOU DRIVE down the paved driveway to this custom built home by Blue Ridge Homecrafters the feel of serenity surrounds you. On a private, 3.82 Acre lot in Ivy this award winning design home has many extra features including gourmet kitchen, stone fireplace, detailed trim work & attached 2 car garage. $506,781. Sharon L. Williams 951-5172/906-5069. (491761)

WHAT A VIEW! From this lot you get a big view of the Blue Ridge. Sunset on one side and sun up on the other. Premium Indian Springs lot, nice trees and a great building site for maximum views. Well in place and septic approved. $425,000. Jane Porter Fogleman Jane@ 981-1274 or Claiborne Redd Fogleman (492549)

WINDY RIDGE. Ranch-style home built in 1995 with 3BR/2BA. Full, unfinished basement with interior & exterior entrance. Located on 25 acres of land with views of the Southwest Mtns. and an adjacent pond. Perfect for a small horse farm. Approx. 3 miles from Historic town of Gordonsville and 16 miles into Cville. $365,000. Duke Merrick, 962-5658. (487458)

WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY to restore this family home to its prior glory. First time ever on the market. Home is being sold as is. Great bones but needs some TLC and updating. $219,900. Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (494223)

INDEED A RARE FIND in an exceptional city neighborhood within walking distance to the central grounds of the University and just minutes to downtown and Barracks Road shopping. 1 level residence with 2 masters and a 3rd bedroom with full bath upstairs. 2 fireplaces, breakfast area and built-ins. Quality throughout. $725,000. Courtney Sargeant 951-5123/962-3100. (492800)

AUBURN HILL. c.1740 center hall manor house on 208 acres has 3 chimneys servicing 6 fireplaces, heart pine flooring, exposed hand hewn wooden beams & high ceilings. The English basement features the original wall ovens. Great retreat or permanent home. $1,150,000. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/953-8045. (483750)

AVENTADOR. Spectacular Albemarle estate of 100 acres overlooking a 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. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (493869)

MINUTES TO LAW/B-SCHOOL. Several condos available. Just a five-minute walk to the Barracks Road Shopping Center and a two-minute car ride to the Law School and the Darden Business School. Strong leasing history, excellent swimming pool and community laundry facility. Offered at $72,500. Contact the Chase Team www.TheChaseTeam. com 296-9860.

SLOPESIDE! Tyro ski-in – ski/out detached home! A rare offering. This home has been completely renovated. New Hardi-plank siding, windows, roof, hickory cabinets, granite counters, appliances, AC/Heat system, bathrooms, flooring, ALL new! $549,000. Christy and Rod Phillips, 434-9876399. (495030)

BEAUTIFUL LEVEL LOT with mountain views in Albemarle County. Land has been perked and is ready for a new home. Easy drive to Cville or Lynchburg. Beautiful old oaks on the property. Lot is open with beautiful old oaks that would make great shade trees. No restrictions, manufactured homes welcome. $39,900. Michele Sheffield 906-2923/9515188. (495047)

ONE OF GREENE County’s newest communities offer lots from 2 to 20 acres. Protected by towering hardwoods, farms and views of the Blue Ridge Mtns. Enjoy feeling worlds apart yet only minutes from shopping and No. Albemarle County. Prices range from $136,000 to $362,000. Pick yours today! $166,000. 960-5187. (470908)

ATTRACTIVE PARCEL in the White Hall area of Albemarle County on Garth Road about 12 minutes from Barracks Road Shopping Center. Several home sites. Plenty of pasture and a perennial stream runs along the southern boundary. $548,000. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/953-8045. (491691) Additional acreage available.

VERY PRIVATE building site of 42 acres with beautiful mountain views in western Albemarle nearby land in conservation easement. Suitable for two dwellings but may not be further divided. Additional land available. $849,000. Ginger Ashcom, 978-1066. (487373)

CHARM AND CHARACTER in this wonderful cape cod just outside of Louisa. Great features like 9-foot ceilings, hardwood and pine floors and plaster walls. Located on 4 acres with separate garage/storage shed and 2 gorgeous maples in the front yard! $129,900. Maury Atkins 540-2232719. (487726)

REFRESHED! LIKE NEW! Ready to move in gem! Immaculate model has 3 finished floors. Fully finished terrace level can be used for office, den or guest quarters. Spacious kitchen w/pantry, new HVAC, appliances and flooring. Wonderful opportunity to own a home with minimal maintenance, no yard work near downtown and PVCC. $215,000. Nancy Barrett, 825-3279. (492974)

BEAUTIFUL LEVEL LOT to build your dream home! Live in a rural/natural setting close to town. Lot has open area where a house once stood, and private woods in the back section, which is adjacent to conservation land owned by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. Only 10 minutes to Pantops. $99,000. Nancy Barrett, 825-3279. (492651)

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IMAGINE 80 acres so close to town. Majestic and graceful brick Georgian, built in 1976, on an elevated plateau above Ivy Creek. Easily divided into two estates. In-ground pool, two car garage and location, location, location. $2,450,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (489444)


GORGEOUS HOME! Lovely hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, spacious master w/walk in closet. Lovely kitchen with polished brass appointed natural wood cabinets, subzero fridge, gas range and more. Lower level landscaped patios back up to reserved open space for privacy. 2 car garage. Full unfin. walk-out basement could be add’l living space. $299,000. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/953-8045. (495807)

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JORDAN RUN FARM. The newest addition to the Farms of Turkey Run located on Lot #9. This 5200 square foot Greek revival brick residence with full walkout lower level and wine cellar is situated on a 21 acre rolling pasture that is partially wooded, very private and has stream frontage. $995,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (493398)

KESWICK ESTATES. Incredible 4.57 acres of beautiful elevated, hardwood forest on the grounds of the grand Keswick Estate. Enjoy the peaceful tranquility and take advantage of the exceptional amenities offered by the Keswick Club with its Arnold Palmer golf course, tennis, swimming and luxurious spa. $695,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (496155)

MISTY RIVER FARM. Leave your worries behind. Extraordinary 106+ acre riverfront estate and horse farm. Beautifully crafted by Abrahamse in 2000 of the finest materials featuring a dramatic open floor plan. Indoor and outdoor fireplaces, wine cellar, pool/pool house, fabulous barn and 4 acre lake. $2,450,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (493735)

EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY. Ride for miles from this sweet horse farm Near the James River in Albemarle County. Immaculate 2001 farmhouse with in-ground pool beautifully designed with light-filled open spaces and wraparound porches. This very private property of 21 acres has 13 board-fenced acres with 3 automatic waterers, 2 barns and all in perfect condition. $885,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (491918)

BUILDING PARCEL AT KESWICK. A wonderful building lot of 4.2 +/- acres with water frontage on idyllic pond. Beautiful hardwoods. New road, well, survey, soil work. Bring the builder of your choice to build your dream home! Subject Lot #2 is part of a five lot subdivision in the heart of Keswick. $159,000. Jim Bonner, 9515102. (444215)

TURKEY RUN ESTATE PARCELS. Large estate parcels of 21 to 52 acres of gently rolling fields and forests in Albemarle County along historic Blenheim Road. Ideal for horses with extensive community trail system. Offered from $275,000. Jim Bonner, 951-5102.

TIMBER FRAME & STONE. Existing home on this golf front lot will be removed to make room for a Winterwoods Homes luxury timber frame and stone design. Special lot is within 100 yards of Stoney Creek clubhouse. Already have your own lot? Choose from any of 40+ portfolio designs. Dobie Mtn. Lookout design shown. $2,725,000. 296-9860. (462919)

COME ENJOY the country. A portion of the 2.89 acres is split by Shepherds Hill Road but leaves almost 2 acres for your dream home. $57,700. Kathy Markwood 985-6454/996-6734. (495615)

WATER VIEWS in Indian Springs. Lot 53 boasts 2.51 acres and adjoins the 25+ acre common area with community lake. Perked for a 4 BR home and the well is already in place. Offered for $157,000. Warren Maupin, 962-8939. (438491)

BUILDER REDUCING INVENTORY. Nearly 4 acres, Langdon Woods lot 5 enjoys privacy and a little stream that traverses on the rear of the property. Perked for a 4 bedroom home and well is already in place. Reduced to $195,000. Warren Maupin, 9628939. (425792)

HIGHLY DESIRABLE neighborhood across from Meriwether Lewis Elementary. Great open floor plan, living room, dining room and large kitchen. 2 family rooms, large deck with pergola and seating which looks out onto a nearly level backyard. Hardwood and ceramic floors with a large 2 car garage. $479,000. Tom Noelke, 770-8902. (481516)

MAINTENANCE-FREE, ONE-LEVEL. Enjoy the good life and luxurious lifestyle for active adults in this gracious three bedroom, two bath condo. Amenities and services included in the HOA fee. Great views of the mountains and landscaped grounds. $269,900. Phyllis Novotny, 760-0548. (493775)

100 MOSTLY WOODED acres on the Albemarle/Greene line near Nortonsville. Beautiful tract of land has long road frontage, division rights, approx. 2-5 acres open, large pond, mature woods, nice mountain views, has a bold stream and lots of wildlife. $749,900. Mike Peters 951-5119/981-3995. (476778)

INGLECRESS BUILDING PARCEL. Great location, wonderful neighborhood and mountain views…this 4+/acre lot has it all. A beautiful home site on one of the premier parcels in Inglecress. See both the sun rise from the east and set over the majestic Blue Ridge Mountain to the west. Minutes from UVa and world-class golf. $375,000. Frank Quayle, 951-5100. (492471)

GLEN MARY. Gated community, excellent mountain views from pastoral valley. Conveniently located midway between resort facilities in Wintergreen mountaintop and Stoney Creek Village. 3+ to 8+ acre lots starting at $125,900. Denise Ramey 434960-4333. (476339)


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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. Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (493096)

FEELS LIKE a model home. Take a look at this Belvedere model built by Ryan Homes. One of the few homes that has a front porch and a deck off the kitchen area. Enjoy the gas fireplace on those chilly nights. The basement is roughed in for a full bath, so there’s plenty of room for expansion and storage. There is a security system in place. $279,900. www. 531-9581. (495262)

INSTANT INCOME! Duplex on a 1 acre lot on Main Street in Waynesboro. Long term tenants in place. Opportunity to build additional units or zone for business use. Tenants pay utilities and lawn care/snow removal. $125,000. Michele Sheffield 906-2923/9515188. (492545)

SOUTH RIVER MEADOWS. Gorgeous 12 acre building parcel located in close proximity to NGIC and Charlottesville. Parcel enjoys a sweeping view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, has large mature hardwoods and has river access along the South River. $298,500. Steve White, 951-5112. (457017)

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COMMERCIAL/RETAIL SITE located off Rio Road that is ideal for Churches, Clubs, Florists, auto repair or small business. This 1.4 acre site has been graded and is only minutes to Downtown. $595,000. Please contact Mike Peters at www. or call 9515119/981-3995. (444726)


ach year, thousands of garden enthusiasts from all over the country come to Virginia for the annual Historic Garden Week—and for good reason. While every state in the Union enjoys spring in their own fashion, no one does it quite like Virginia. Every April, the Garden Club of Virginia invites visitors to more than 250 of Virginia’s most beautiful gardens and private homes. Historic Garden Week in Virginia is the oldest and largest statewide event of its kind in the country and gives those lucky souls who come to our Commonwealth a week-long chance to see unforgettable gardens and stately homes while the peak colors of spring are in full bloom. Over the last 83 years, the proceeds from the Historic Garden Week have gone to restoring or preserving many of Virginia’s most cherished historic landmarks, including Monticello, Montpelier and the University of Virginia to name a few. The 225-page Historic Garden Week Guide Book provides details on every stop of the tour throughout the Commonwealth. We are highlighting the tours in Albemarle County, with descriptions taken from that Guide Book.

Keswick Area Tour Tours of properties in the Keswick area will take place on Sunday, April 22 from noon to 5:00 p.m. and on Monday, April 23, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The $40 ticket ($30 in advance), admits you to seven locations, including:

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Chopping Bottom Farm Named Metropolitan Home’s “House of the Year” in 2002, Chopping Bottom is a stylized farmhouse with multiple modules that mimic outbuildings. The minimalist look of the exterior continues inside the house where an all glass wall frames a stunning view of the Southwest Mountains. Maples line the drive. Chinese elms bracket the 70 ft. lap pool. Crabapples flank the house and cedars surround the courtyard. Cutting gardens provide a plentiful array of flowers. A large shade garden is sited alongside the stream that gives the property its name. House, grounds and studio will be open.

East Belmont Farm East Belmont dates back to the early 1800s and is listed with the Virginia Landmark Register and the National Register of Historic Places. The main house sits on a knoll with lovely views in all directions. Old Kentucky Coffee trees and boxwoods surround it. A gated formal garden and a colorful cutting garden provide a graceful transition from house to barnyard. Round Hill Farm Overlooking the Southwest Mountains, the Williamsburg-inspired house is surrounded by 25 acres of gardens, native landscaping and horse paddocks. The house reflects the un-

derstated elegance of a Virginia-vernacular farmhouse. The owners commissioned a master landscape plan for the farm resulting in a variety of flowerbeds, vegetable and herb gardens, a fruit orchard and a koi pond. Tom’s Garden, a one-acre organic vegetable garden with raised beds and underground irrigation, benefits not only family and friends, but the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank as well. Keswick Hall The once country-house hotel features a golf course, designed by Arnold Palmer and included in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program. A half-acre vineyard is planted with Petit Manseng grapes. Beautifully tended kitchen gardens provide vegetables for Keswick Hall. History buffs and art enthusiasts will enjoy the estate’s extensive collection of art and antiques.

A colorful cutting garden at East Belmont Farm

Keswick Hunt Club The Keswick Hunt Club, founded in 1896, has hosted at least one annual horse show since 1904. The kennels are home to 70 American Foxhounds. Grace Episcopal Church First known as the Middle or Belvoir Church, and later as Walker’s Church, the original 1745 church was a square framed plastered and white washed wooden building. Foundation stones of the 1745 church and the old horse mounting stones are still visible. In 1845, William Strick-

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land arrived to design a new building that burned in 1895. The current stone structure, built on the site of the 1855 church, was consecrated in 1896. The first Blessing of the Hounds service took place in 1929 and continues annually. Oak Hill Farm An alee of wonderful old cedars and tulip poplar trees leads to the main house. Once a simple 1950s house, it was transformed into a stately mansion that evokes the elegance and grandeur of a much older age. Enjoy the many vistas as you stroll the grounds. Sit in a rocking chair on the back patio and admire the Southwest Mountains, or linger in the garden rooms around the pool and rose gardens. And there’s so much more— each presenting a unique perspective, framed by the beautiful oak trees that give Oak Hill its name. Morven Estate Gardens and House Morven is a three-story brick manor house built in the late-Georgian/ Federal style dating back to 1820. The land on which it sits was part of the original Carter family land grant and was known to Thomas Jefferson as “Indian Camp.” The 7,378-acre estate was given to the University of Virginia Foundation by the late John Kluge. The original gardens were renovated in the 1930s and Mr. Kluge added more gardens. Look for unusual trees such as a pair of Osage orange trees, the state champion Chinese chestnut, and a lovely dove tree. Morven was a charter property open for the first Historic Garden Week in 1929 and is on the National Register of Historic Places and on the Virginia Landmarks Register. This historic home and garden will be open on Saturday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance; $20 on day of tour. In case of rain and/or wet conditions, the tour will be canceled due to difficult parking conditions. Tickets are non-refundable, even if tour is canceled due to rain.

University of Virginia Pavilion Gardens & Activities Open Tuesday, April 24, admission to all activities and historic buildings at U.Va. is free of charge. Founded by Thomas Jefferson and established in 1819 as an “Academical Village,” the University of Virginia is the only American university designated as a World Heritage site. It is also a National Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.

Above: The Pub at Oak Hill Right: Entrance to orchards at Round Hill Farm

The Garden Club of Virginia restored the University’s Pavilion Gardens and surrounding serpentine wall with proceeds from Historic Garden Week. Colonial Williamsburg landscape architects were hired to design the Colonial Revival gardens. Work in the gardens continues to be supported by the Garden Club. Visitors are encouraged to explore all the gardens and are invited into five of Jefferson’s Pavilions, which still provide faculty with living and teaching quarters. Also open will be The Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History, Literature and Culture and the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. Eric Groft, a 1985 graduate of the University, designed the landscape surrounding the Library. At 2:00 p.m. enjoy a special presentation: “The Dell: A Working Landscape Restored,” talk by internationally renowned landscape architect, Warren T. Byrd Jr., CLA. This stormwater management project has transformed a neglected marsh into a beautifully designed and ecologically diverse 11-acre valley. Carr’s Hill is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been home to eight university presidents and their families. Carr’s Hill was part of the late 1890s to 1900s building campaign that also includ-

ed Cabell, Rouss, Cocke, and Garrett Halls and the Rotunda’s North Portico and interior. Master Gardener John Sauer, Carr’s Hill gardener, will give garden tours. All gardens and limited areas of the house are open. Morea Gardens and Arboretum features large old trees and a beautifully landscaped botanical collection, started by the Albemarle Garden Club in 1965, surrounded by an historic Federal period house built by John Patten Emmet, one of the first professors chosen by Mr. Jefferson for the University. Morea is named after the mulberries Professor Emmet cultivated for experiments with silkworms. Only the gardens are open. University of Virginia Art Museum will also be open from noon to 5:00 p.m. with no admission fee.

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Monticello & Ash Lawn-Highland Gardens were a passion of Jefferson’s, so it’s fitting that amateur gardeners can share that passion by visiting his home, Monticello, on Saturday, April 21, Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24. There is an admission fee. On Saturday, April 21 and Monday, April 23, both at 9:00 a.m., Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden Tour will take place. This experiential tour of Jefferson’s vegetable and fruit garden includes a guided walk followed by a Meet the Gardener segment. Visitors will participate in gardening activities. Peter Hatch, di-


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A well maintain home in an established neighborhood. Home features 4 bedrooms including a large master suite with huge walk-in closet, 3 full baths w/ceramic tile, large formal & informal rooms, dining room as well a sunny eat-in kitchen with hardwood flooring, gas fireplace in family room, Extensive landscaping on a level lot, a small established herb garden, fenced in back yard, 10x16 storage building, paved drive, a nice stone patio off of kitchen. This is truly a nice home. OWNER/AGENT 493773

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rector of gardens and grounds, will be on hand to answer questions. Mr. Hatch has been responsible for the maintenance, interpretation and restoration o the 2400-acre landscape at Monticello since 1977. $42 includes admission to the house. Reserved tickets are required. Also on Monday, April 23, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., visitors can celebrate the launch of Peter Hatch’s, A Rich Spot of Earth: Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Garden at Monticello, at an elegant garden party with the author as he discusses his book. The book illustrates the restoration of the garden to its original glory. $60 includes informal tours of Monticello and the gardens. Virginia wine and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served. Reserved tickets required. On Tuesday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m., enjoy Peter Hatch’s lecture about Jefferson as gardener, and the themes that defined his interest in horticulture and the gardens he created. Guided garden tour follows the lecture. This is a free event, but requires advanced registration. Also on Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., enjoy an illustrated lecture by Peggy Cornett, Monticello’s curator of plants, at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants. This will be followed by a tour of the gardens and nursery

at Tufton Farm. This is also free and no registration is required. For a complete listing of all garden week events and to purchase tickets online, please visit www.monticello. org/gardenweek. Just up the road from Monticello is Ash Lawn-Highland, the home of James Monroe, fifth President of the United States. Monroe located his mountain estate near Monticello at the urging of his friend, Thomas Jefferson. During Historic Garden Week, costumed crafters will demonstrate various farm activities such as open hearth cooking, candle making, spinning and paper quilling. (434) 293-8000 or

Ticket Information The best way to enjoy the tours is to have a copy of the Historic Garden Week guidebook as it contains details of what you’ll see at each property, when the properties are open, how to get tickets and prices for various age groups, and directions. Tickets can be purchased at any of the homes and gardens open on the day of their tour. Advance tickets are available at numerous local outlets listed by tour, or online at www. No refunds for advance ticket purchases. Properties may be visited in any order.

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a beautifully illustrated book with color photographs. A more recent English take is The Kitchen Garden, by Alan Buckingham (DK, 2009). If you prefer a book specifically addressed to Americans, look at Designing the New Kitchen Garden: an American Potager Handbook, by Jennifer Bartley (Timber Press, 2006). Or browse the magazine rack. Garden magazines are bursting with how-to articles that mix leaf lettuce and lavender, rosemary and roses. Even a small plot of ground can yield a healthy dividend, so long as it gets several hours of sun each day. Plant species vary in their needs, so check labels and garden guides. At least four hours of direct sun are recommended. You may need to improve the soil, loosen packed clay, add humus or compost, or correct for too much acid or alkali, measured as pH.

even a small plot of ground

can yield a healthy dividend, so long as it gets several hours of sun each day.

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Some urban reclamation schemes involve breaking up asphalt or concrete to get access to the soil. Make sure that rainwater drains properly. Some plants are sensitive to overly wet or dry roots. They rot or harbor fungus in the wet condition. Sandy soil that drains too quickly has the opposite drawback, and growth slows for lack of water. The raised bed is a way to ensure drainage, and incidentally make working in the garden easier. Depending on the neighborhood, you may need a fence to keep out visitors, both the

four-legged kind and your fellow citizens. Older garden guides show neat rows of squash, beans, potatoes, corn and peas surrounded by bare earth. They need constant weeding, spraying and watering, and such “monoculture” is now considered less healthy than “biodiversity.” Besides, the industrial aesthetic is passé. The new kitchen garden is informal, arranged to make the best use of small plots, and create landscape effects in limited space. Permaculture encourages you to combine species, use nat-

ural means of controlling pests, and use less water. Low maintenance is the goal. The keyhole bed, the spiral mound and the companion cluster are new garden forms. Some people like the precise geometry of medieval garden beds, though. What with seeds brought in by wind and birds, storm damage, and rapid summer growth, there is something to be said for neatness as an organizing tool. It can also be a way to combine garden and grass area in a small yard. Old methods of pruning, pleaching and espalier are useful for working fruit trees into your scheme. An espaliered tree, attached to a wall that collects sun, is also a way to extend the growing season, or extend the hardiness zone of a species.

In some cases, private gardens perform a valuable public service by providing a haven for heirloom plants. Some varieties are in danger of dying out, for example, fruits that have a shorter shelf life than grocery stores demand. Roses with strong perfume and brief blooming seasons are losing ground to showy, scentless roses that bloom all summer. Since the 1970s, commercial agriculture and seed companies like Monsanto have concentrated on a few varieties, not always the most nutritious or flavorful. The tomato is a case in point. Two local sources deserve mention here. Southern Exposure Seed Exchange in Louisa, VA, is a farm and catalog operation that is “saving the past for the future.” Edible Landscaping in Afton, VA does online and catalog sales, and their nursery makes a wonderful day trip.

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he kitchen garden is making a comeback. There are farmers’ markets in every Virginia town, farm subscription plans (also called CSA), produce delivery services like Relay Foods, and community gardens like the ones at Friendship Court and West Street in Charlottesville. The local food movement is lively. What could be more local than your own back yard? Or your front yard, if you live on Graves Street near the Belmont Bridge. Several residents here have planted streetside with cabbage, broccoli, asparagus, beets, raspberries and fruit trees. The vegetables coexist with box and privet hedges, roses and beds of iris. Ivette Soler wrote a book about this practice, The Edible Front Yard (Timber Press, 2011). Soler is a garden designer and writer in Los Angeles with a blog called Germinatrix. Her message is that with a little artistic help, veggies can have curb appeal. With variations, the message crops up everywhere these days. While it overlaps with the city farm movement, also called urban agriculture, the new kitchen garden aims to look as good as it tastes. The English cottage garden and the French potager are models. They include fragrant herbs and colorful flowers along with vegetables for the pot. Food plants mingle with ornamentals, and some plants are both. The yard is both productive and a place to play, and refresh the senses. Kitchen Gardens of France, by Louisa Jones (Thames & Hudson, 1997) is

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Custom home close to NGIC, Hollymead Town Center & GE. 5 BRs, 3.5 BAs, 2 story foyer. Grand MBR suite w/luxurious BA. Extensive trim & moldings throughout. Finished walk-out terrace level w/full BA, family rm w/FP, wet bar & guest rm. Extensive landscaping w/oversized deck. 2 Car garage. Kitchen has gas/stainless appliances, birch cabinets, granite, security system. MLS# 497853, $529,900. Doug Burke, 434.996.6791


Below other comparables in the area! 3 BR in Camellia Garden. Re-painted, new carpet upstairs & flooring in BAs! Cul-desac lot, wooded privacy! Low maintenance in the heart of Cville! MLS# 497899, $125,000. Sasha Farmer, 434.260.1435

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Wonderful custom home on 21 wooded acres. Arts & Crafts detailing, heart pine floors, gourmet kit, generator. Maximum privacy. Mostly hardwood forest, natural area. MLS# 497585, $489,000. Carter Montague, 434.962.3419


Town House w/light filled open design. Lg LR, kit & sun rm. Back porch/deck looks over stream. Convenient location to Rt. 29 N, Fashion Square Mall, & Senior Center. MLS# 498103, $189,900. Steve King, 434.825.5019


on 4 private acres near DT Cville, this 5900 sq ft home has 3 BR suites, luxurious MA suite, granite, marble, hrdwd floors, formal DR, library, and 3 car garage. MLS# 484676, $790,000. Anita Dunbar, 434.981.1421


Near Boars Head Inn & Farmington. LR w/FP, formal DR, walls of windows, vaulted ceilings & expansive deck. 3 BR/3.5 Baths, 1st flr master. MLS# 495105, $750,000. Anita Dunbar, 981.1421. Barb McMurry, 996.4120


Unique country home on 75 acres in Afton. 200 year old chestnut log cabin tastefully integrated into a two story farmhouse built in 1989. MLS# 495243, $682,500. Carter Montague, 434.951 .7156


Stunning home by noted custom home builder in W. Albemarle. Granite counters, cherry cabinets, hrdwd floors, ceramic tile, luxury BAs, vaulted ceilings. MLS# 494700, $539,000 Sep. lot purchase $150,000. Pam Dent, 434.960.0161


3 BR, 2.5 BA PLUS carriage house over 2 car garage w/1 BR, 1 BA, & kitchenette for inlaw/guest suite! Upgrades: granite, hrdwd, ceramic tile, fin bsmnt w/HOME THEATRE Built by HAUSER. MLS# 496033, $599,900. Sasha Farmer, 434.260.1435


Build this house, choose plans, or custom design to suit. Elevated lot N of Nellsyford. Well & driveway in place. Year-round views possible. MLS# 488018. $264,592. Carter Montague, 434.962.3419


Private transitional home, offered by original owner. 2 car garage, 1st floor master, formal DR, large well proportioned rooms, generator. Built by Greer & Silverman MLS# 494559, $675,000. Alice Nye Fitch, 434.981.4562


Light filled city home w/open plan. Built by Gaffney Homes. 2 levels w/3 BR,2.5BA, unfin bsmt. Granite tops, ceramic tile, hdwd flrs. O/A. $329,000. MLS# 484361. Carol Carder, 434.242.0459


Beautifully remodeled Victorian style home. 9â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ceilings & spacious rooms! New hrdwd floors! New appliances, electrical, plumbing fixtures. Remodeled BAs. 1 year home warranty included. MLS# 496724, $170,000. Mike Vest, 540.294.4446

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HoME oR B&B IN D’ToWN CVILLE Walk to UVA, D’town Mall, the Corner! 1920’S home completely remodeled, new windows, flooring, high ceilings, w/charm & character. 4 BRs/3 BAs. Currently operating as B&B. MLS# 497968, $310,000. Jamie White, 434.906.3944

Spacious cottage in parklike setting. 1st floor MA suite, formal LR & DR w/tray ceiling, Kit open to family rm w/FP, 3 add’l BRs, loft & full BA upstairs. Hrdwd floors. MLS# 498012, $489,500. Andrea Gruber, 434.960.7738


Everything you are looking for! Formal & informal spaces offer comfort & elegance. Great outdoor living space too! HVAC & roof less than 5 yrs old! Great buy in Albemarle Co! MLS# 498014, $275,000. Stephanie Howard, 434.409.0844



Brick 4 BR 3 full BA home w/hrdwds throughout main level. Granite & stainless appliances. In-law apt. 2 laundries. 2 FPs. Fin bsmnt. 3 storage bldgs on 1.5 acres. MLS# 498034, $239,000. Carol Costanzo, 434.962.1419

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One level, equipped w/ramp to first floor, roll in shower in MBath, grab bars. Wide open spaces. Great move-in condition. 2 add’l outbldgs. Below assessment & affordable at $155,000. MLS# 494603. Cynthia Viejo, 434.981.2419


Beautifully updated w/amazing lot. New HVAC, roof, flooring upstairs, & dishwasher! Fenced-in yard. Walk out bsmnt w/storage& extra living space. 3 full BAs & lg MBR. MLS# 496121, $185,000. Karyn Trumbull, 434.951.7191


An architectural treasure awaiting restoration in historic Buckingham Courthouse. Jeffersonian influences, wellproportioned rooms, 7 FPs, original mantels and flooring. MLS# 496270, $ 155,000. Carter Montague, 434.951.7156


Prime location for your office or practice. 4 dentists in this building. 2 entrances, lots of parking. Call or email for a showing. MLS# 482455. $299,500. Anita Dunbar, 434.951.7135


4 BR 3.5 BA home on 16.91 acres or buy w/ 3 ac for $319,500. Spacious, light filled LR & DR. Kit open to brkfast/ sunroom & Fam rm. Screened porch. MLS# 490542, $399,000. Pam Dent, 434.960.0161



Short commute to this townhouse where somebody else mows your lawn! Just 15 min from downtown C’ville; 3 BR,2.5 BA, full unfin. bsmnt w/roughed-in BA. Views of the Blue Ridge! MLS#494385, $248,800. Carla Myrtle 434.962.8913


Lot 27 - level homesite with mtn views, creek & pond frontage across Rosemont Drive. Build in an established Ivy neighborhood with easy access to Cville. MLS# 495331, $375,000. Carter Montague, 434.951.7156

open level estate parcel ready for your custom home. Well in place, septic field approved. Private 2.08 acre parcel great priced lot in Earlysville. $179,900. MLS# 484005. Jan-Bas Van Beek, 434.981.6122



Beautiful mountain & wooded views in N.Albemarle/Earlysville. Recently cleared & PERC tested! Total privacy, quick drive to town, cul-de-sac neighborhood. MLS# 496364, $89,000, Sasha Farmer, 434.260.1435

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Gem of a lot w/ gorgeous mtn & vista views! Large 21 acre lot in West. Alb nestled onto the side of Bear Den Mtn in Greenwood Highlands. MLS# 494918, $489,000. Carter Montague, 434.951.7156


Home+23 acres. Multiple farm bldgs & fenced areas! 23 acres in Albemarle Co. 1 div. right for sep 2 acre lot. Built in 1998 & wing added ‘05. Creek & Stream! MLS# 490552, $449,000. Trish owens, 434.973.5393


open Floor Plan: 4BR w/ FIN BSMNT! stainless appl, family rm w/ gas log FP. SCREENED-IN DECK w/ wooded backyard. Fabulous MasterBR w/ jetted tub! Packed w/pizzas & functionality! MLS# 496492, $249,900. Sal Milione, 434.882.4000


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Spacious/upgraded Madison floor plan, 2 Br, 2 BA, Kit upgrades, vaulted ceiling, custom built-ins, hrdwd floors, & FP! Low maint. lifestyle - HOA incl ext maint! 24-hr fitness cntr, clubhouse & more. MLS# 496268, $188,900. Sasha Farmer, 434.260.1435


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HIGHLANDS - A very special one level 3 BDR home in the Highlands with mature landscaping & in a friendly community. Owners have totally renovated. Enjoy the vistas of the Blue Ridge Mtns, $189,000 Charlotte Dammann (434)9811250 #496991

PICTURESQUE RURAL SETTING - 101+ acres of pristine rural countryside located in eastern Orange County. Charming 3BR/2.5BA home, complete privacy, beautiful setting, great mix of open & wooded land, barn, storage buildings & huge pond. $850,000. MLS #493830 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131.

BLUE ACRE - Award-winning 5 BR contemporary, 144 or 190 acres. Breathtaking pastoral and Blue Ridge views. See website: www. Jim Faulconer (434)981-0076.

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HIDDEN HILLS -Beautiful 6.2 acres conveniently located to Charlottesville and UVA. The property has a wonderful cleared area for your residence but surrounded by established hardwood trees. A lovely spot to build and enjoy. $175,000 Charlotte Dammann (434(981-1250. #475441

Impressive stone manor, energy-efficient and spectacular interior: 12 ft ceiling, custom moldings and cabinetry, 4 massive fireplaces. On Bloomfield Road, just 3 miles west. $1,495,000 Jim Faulconer (434)9810076 #497967

SPRING HILL - Spacious contemporary on 6+ acres in Ivy. Bright open floor plan, over 4,000 fin. sq.ft., 1st floor master, beautifully updated kitchen, 2 fireplaces, pool, hot tub, ample storage. Mostly wooded, completely private & lovely mountain views in the winter. $885,000. MLS #493483 Steve McLean (434) 981-1863.

Stunning Blue Ridge & Wintergreen Mtn. views from this spacious well crafted & maintained home filled w/ amenities. Conveniently located with easy access to amenities of Wintergreen, Charlottesville & UVA. $495,000 Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250 #496288

KESWICK ESTATES - Tremendous views of Paradise Lake and the golf course beyond from this 2.2 acre lot. Custom build on a spectacular lot with water frontage and adjacent open space. $595,000 Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250 #463335

FLORDON - Immaculate 1-story brick & stucco home WELL PRICED $42K BELOW ASSESSED VALUE. Bright interior spaces, wonderful easy flowing floorplan, 4BR/3.5BA, LR w/FP, FR w/FP, 1st-floor master BR w/fireplace, DR, eat-in kitchen. Finished terrace level offers 3 BR’s which could easily be used as home office(s) & 2 full bathrooms. Private 1.5+ acre wooded lot, 2-car garage. This home has lots of character & tons of potential! Murray school district. Convenient location just west of C’ville! $765,000 Steve McLean (434)981-1863 #497276

TOP OF THE BLUE RIDGE- 2 miles off 250 & I64 at Afton. Magnificent renovated home, and spectacular panoramic view of Shenandoah Valley to Alleghany mtns. See #496003 Jim Faulconer (434)981-0076.

BELLARMINE - Complete privacy, a spectacular setting & beautiful gently rolling terrain are only a few hallmarks of this 64+ acre property w/charming 3,292 sq.ft. residence, swimming pool, 2,220 sq.ft. horse barn, run-in shed, large pond, paddocks, hardwood forests & three-board fencing. $1,950,000. MLS #472936 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131.

LOCUST AVENUE – Wonderful city cottage with custom kitchen, granite countertops, tiled baths, unique screened porch off kitchen on quiet corner lot at the end of Locust Avenue Tim Michel (434)960-1124. $424,900 #496640

Traditional home fully renovated on 18 acres, 4 fireplaces, sunroom off kitchen, library/study that could be 1st fl. master. Two bedrooms up, 4 full baths, separate studio above garage for guests + add’l cottage being used as office. Lovely brick terrace, full back porch & beautiful landscaping. $1,245,000 Betsy Swett, 249-2922. MLS 497850

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HUGE VALUE/DOWN $400,000+ - Completely renovated & enlarged, charming, small farm. Offering 15+ acres with separate guest house/office/studio building, small barn (perfect for horse), and oversized garden. Tim Michel (434)960-1124. $669,000

Traditional brick home, magnificently designed and appointed, over 10,000 finished sq. ft. with top quality materials. Special features include huge main level master suite with beautiful marble bath; a great exterior screened porch w/ stone fireplace; comfy home theater; and, a true gourmet kitchen and adjoining family room. $2,250,000 Jim Faulconer (434)981-0076 #497546

IVY OAKS - wonderful 4 bedroom house privately situated on 2 acres in Ivy. Minutes west of the City limits, convenient to schools, shopping $479,000. Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250 #486644

Traditional 3 BR, 3 BA, c. 1948 home on 5 acres, great formal room, new professional kitchen, first floor master suite, plaster walls, 2 FP, paneled library, 1 BR cottage, mature landscaping. $795,000 Andrew Middleditch (434)981-1410. #496091

UNIVERSITY AREA – Beautiful 3,258 sq.ft. brick colonial home in sought-out University of Virginia neighborhood. 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half baths, kitchen, living room w/fireplace, dining room, study, built-ins & private back yard. $697,500. MLS #495568. Steve McLean (434) 295-1131

A FIND! - Terrific Blue Ridge Mountain views over the lake and 35 rolling open acres compliment this historic estate with it’s c. 1878 manor offering high ceilings extensive period details, 8 FP, 5 BR plus a restored log cabin guest house. Offered at $775,000. Tim Michel (434)960-1124 #496101

UNIVERSITY AREA -“1910” Colonial Revival w/ gracious rooms, high ceilings, elegant moldings, French doors & pine floors located near UVA. Three reception rooms, sunroom, 2 ½ BA, 6BRs. Mature .426 acre lot. $499,000. Judy Campbell 434-466-6688 #495786

TUCKEDAWAY - Timeless character & charm are embodied in this early vernacular home on 9 acres. Truly tucked in an idyllic private valley with a meandering stream & beautiful rock outcroppings yet totally convenient to town. Lovingly maintained & first time on the market in 40 + years. Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250

4.2 acre Grassmere Farm lot in Ivy with Blue Ridge & pond views. Beautiful landscaping done by owner. Small garden house, drilled well, perked lot & electricity established. Murray Elementary. $355,000. Betsy Swett, 249-2922. MLS 494034.

Well maintained 2story residence conveniently located near UVA and within walking distance to the Downtown Mall. Spacious open floor plan, 3 BR/2.5 BA, family room w/fireplace, dining room, kitchen & bonus room. 1-car garage. Mountain views. $299,500 Steve McLean (434)9811863 #496518

DOWNHILL FARM - Affordable equestrian farm, 20 minutes north of Charlottesville. 72 acres, great location. $965,000. Michael Gage (434)996-9894; Tim Michel (434)9601124 #492060

Delightful Contemporary on private elevated lot with wonderful light filled 3br/2 1/2ba floorplan, vaulted cielings, great flow, formal and informal spaces, wonderful decks and balconies Premire Ednam Forset min. west of Cville Excellent value Andrew (434)981-1410 $625,000..

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JEFFERSON PARK AVENUE -Charming stone cottage, built c. 1928, nestled on a beautifully landscaped lot within walking distance to U.Va.! This 3BR/3BA residence has been carefully updated & is FULL of character. PRISTINE CONDITION! SUPERB LOCATION! $689,900 Steve McLean (434)9811863 #497659

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Always a fine selection of outstanding town & country properties.

iVy Farms estate

1919 GreenBrier Dr.

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Charming and immaculate describe this 4 bedroom, 2 bath home minutes from downtown with the Rivanna Trail and neighborhood schools just around the corner. Large light filled rooms. Two fireplaces. Fresh paint throughout, new carpeting. $335,000. MLS#495238

This is an excellent buy and hold of 52 acres fronting on Rt. 15. Wooded, nearly level with soil work complete for multiple residences. Could benefit from potential upzoning. Appraised for nearly $800,000. $298,000. MLS#496756

reD Hill estate




Stately brick manor on 21 gorgeous acres awaits your finishing touches. Nearly 9,000 square feet when finished this 6 bedroom, 6 ½ bath home enjoys beautiful views of mountains and pond with rolling pastures and board fencing. $975,000. MLS#497369


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Imagine 80 acres so close to town. Majestic and graceful brick Georgian built in 1976 on an elevated plateau above Ivy Creek. Easily divided. Inground pool, 2-car garage and location, location, location. MLS#489444. $2,450,000.

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GlenDoWer, C. 1808

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.

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



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WHiteHall staBles Horse property in western Albemarle with 5 stall center aisle barn, board fenced pastures, 2 bedroom home, separate 2 bedroom apartment, all in excellent condition. Ride for miles from the property. Many new upgrades. $499,000. MLS#485566

eDGeWooD.C. 1799

Rustic elegance just north of Crozet. 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths on 34 acres with mountain views, pond, privacy and 4 stall stable. Ride the trails of adjacent new 600 acre park. Many new updates and freshly painted. $775,000. MLS#497949

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seVen oaks

Beautiful home on 8 acres for horses. Private 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with separate apartment. Heart pine floors, privacy and in excellent condition with 2 stall barn and board fencing. Priced to sell now at $520,000.

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

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.

Jim Bonner

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

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.

Use your phone to find a home. It’s that easy. (434) 951-5102 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

Real Estate Weekly 4.12.2012  

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