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MONTICELLO ROAD ~ a rare offering in the heart of Belmont’s restaurant corridor. a 2,942 square foot multi-use 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 $795,000 Peter Wiley

OLD KESWICK C. 1736 ~ 550+ acre horse property with board fencing throughout is one of the premier estates in keswick. For the past 6 decades, the farm has been well known for breeding and raising some of the finest thoroughbred horses in the industry. the manor has 11 ½ ft ceilings and original woodwork as well as graciously proportioned rooms. extensive horse facilities (36 stalls), several cottages, summer kitchen and pool complex. MlS#428479 Price upon request. Justin Wiley

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 $719,999 Peter Wiley

ROCK CREEK FARM ~ 129 acres of rolling pasture with numerous streams and mountain views within 15 minutes of town in a private setting. The land is mostly open, productive pasture with a perimeter of hardwoods. Numerous building sites with pastoral and or mountain views and a pond site. MLS#497977 $1,395,000 Peter Wiley

FINDOWRIE ~ 400+/- acres are completely private and located in the beautiful keswick hunt area of albemarle County. land has numerous building sites with wonderful views of the southwest mountains. existing improvements include 4 tenant/guest homes, stable complex and cattle barn. Property has a mix of open pastures and hardwoods and includes Findowrie which is 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. MlS#496346 Price upon request Justin Wiley

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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 $1,450,000 Justin Wiley

GREEN SPRINGS ESTATE PARCEL ~ 260+/- acres located in the beautiful and protected Green Springs area of louisa Co. this property has mountain views towards the west and is located within 30 min. of downtown Charlottesville. the land is a mix of open fields and woods which makes it ideal as an equestrian estate. Situated in one of the great keswick hunt areas. numerous springs and frontage on Camp Creek. MlS# 495383 $1,295,000 Justin Wiley

PIPPIN HILL LANE ~ one of the best views in albemarle County. these 23 acres offer a mix of hardwoods, gently rolling pasture and sweeping mountain views within 15 minutes of Charlottesville. the property is well suited for horses and property owner will have access to miles of bridle trails. lot is in a section of Bundoran Farm that has never been publicly offered. incredible views and privacy MlS#4994332 $700,000 Peter Wiley

GRAVES MILL FARM ~ a 664 acre mix of rolling pasture and hardwoods in one of Central virginia’s most pastoral settings. Graves Mill Farm offers long views of the surrounding farms and the Shenandoah Park. 3 houses, numerous farm buildings and breathtaking, elevated building site overlooking a magnificent 5 acre lake. www.gravesmillfarm.net MlS#492026 $4,900,000

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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 $209,500

Delightful cottage with walk out unfinished basement on 4.3 acres. Cathedral ceiling, gas log fireplace. Very bright and open. Master Bath with double vanities, whirlpool tub and separate shower. Screened Porch, large deck, fenced yard. Very private and peaceful. MLS# 497063 $198,500

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open sunday, june 3rd 1-3 pm 1875 duke road waynesboro Stunning Panoramic Views! All one level home with 1140 square foot garage, in ground pool, 2 fireplaces, recently updated kitchen and bathrooms. Huge sunroom that walks out to pool and a large screened in porch and a new roof. Over 2 acres of beautiful land, mountain views, hardwoods throughout. Easy access to I-64 and I-81. MLS#499677, $429,000 robI kLIne - 540-241-1615 robIkLIne@comcast.net directions: Rt 250W from C’ville; right on Rt 340; left on Hopeman Pkwy; Right on Sherwood; take first left onto Duke Rd

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1080 OLD TRAIL DR OLD TRAIL ATH MLS# 494797 $283,900

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2099 AVINITY LOOP AVINITY ATH MLS# 487265 $296,307 2084 AVINITY LOOP AVINITY ATH MLS# 492260 $309,900 1360 AMBER RIDGE RD ROCKBRIDGE DET MLS# 497018 $314,000 5623 UPLAND DR OLD TRAIL MLS# 484463 $385,700

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charlottesville 1715 MEADOWBROOK HEIGHTS RD NONE DET MLS# 498992 $500,000

fluvanna 1 IRONHOUND DR MOUNTAIN MEADOWS DET MLS# 499836 $169,500 59 IRONHOUND DR MOUNTAIN MEADOWS DET MLS# 499085 $172,700

louisa 56 BEAR ISLAND PKWY SPRING CREEK DET MLS# 492369 $497,300 All information deemed accurate as of 10:15 a.m. Tuesday, May 15th 2012 as per CAAR MLS Open House data.

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89 ClayMont drive

1715 Meadowbrook HeigHts road

BeAuTIFuL cusToM -BuILT country manor style home with wrap around porch sits quietly nestled on a 2.88 partially open lot near Earlysville. Built with fine materials and workmanship, this home features a 2 story foyer with inlayed hardwood flooring, formal dining room with FP, 1st floor master, whole house generator, 2 car garage. $679,900.

BeAuTIFuLLY ReMoDeLeD AnD cLose To DownTown AnD uVA. all brick with master suites on 1st and 2nd floors. New kitchen and baths. Patio looks into serene and private backyard. All new windows provide great light, vistas and energy efficiency. Excellent storage. $500,000. Jim@JimMcVay.com 962-3420. (498992) Directions: 250 Bypass to Meadowbrook Heights Rd., home on left.

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1433 ballard drive

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specTAcuLAR BRIcK and stone exterior, 1 level residence with full finished basement situated on just under 1/2 acre in quiet neighborhood in Crozet. Recent updates include a totally remodeled kitchen w/custom Cherry cabinets and granite counters, newly added family room and enlarged master suite. stevew@virginiafineproperties.com $279,900. steve white, 951-5112. (499707)

Directions: From C’ville 250 West to right onto VSH 240 come to 4 way stop BP station in front of you take right on VSH 810 North as soon as you pass the field school on the left take next left onto Ballard Drive go to 3rd house on the left.

1002 rayon street

4726 aMber ridge Court

BeAuTIFuLLY upDATeD home located in the heart of Charlottesville. This solid classic home has oversized rooms with high ceilings, large eat-in kitchen and newer roof! Outside entrance to basement/storage area, tons of space for workshop or storage. Sit on the new deck overlooking private fenced backyard. $199,900. EXCELLENT condition.

popuLAR wesTeRn ALBeMARLe neighborhood & schools. 2-level home newly updated w/granite counters, refinished wood floors, new appliances & more. Open floor plan w/high ceilings AND 1st floor master suite. Large, elevated lot with fenced yard, large patio, mature plantings & storage area. $185,000.

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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. www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (494223)

sharon wood, 242-6847. (498727)

www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (496218)

Directions: From downtown Charlottesville, go over Belmont Bridge to Avon St, right on Elliott, to left on Rayon Street, house on the right.

Directions: Rte. 250 West to Right @ 1st Rte. 240, left into Highlands, 1st left on Mechums River Rd, right on Amber Ridge Road, left on Amber Ridge Court.

Directions: From Cville, 29 N to Cedar Grove Rd (across from Sheetz) turn left. Home on left. Driveway is just past home.Park around back & enter home from east side door.

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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. $615,000.

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.

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.

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

1890 taylors gaP road

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LoVeLY 5BR hoMe on 3+ level acres & incredible mtn. views. 1st floor master w/newly updated bath, adjacent spa room w/sunken hot tub opening onto large deck. Large kitchen w/new granite, new fixtures, tons of cabinet space & access to screened back porch. Home office, great rec room/full bath. $499,900. www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (495462)

Directions: 29 South 7 miles from I64. Take a right on Rt.710(Taylor’s Gap Rd.) House is on left 1.2 miles. From 64 West exit at Ivy and go south on Dick Woods Rd to Taylors Gap, turn left. Home will be on right side of Taylors Gap.

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owner/Agent Ann Adams, 466-3188. (497828)

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2927 idlewood drive

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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. $259,900. www.DeniseRamey.com 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.

212 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)

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.

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2055 AvAlon WAy Hear the mountain creek from your screened porch, watch the stars come out on the front deck, walk down through the neighborhood for a swim or hike in Mint Springs Valley Park - but still live within five minutes of Crozet’s schools, restaurants and shops! The best of both worlds awaits you in an open, airy contemporary home on five wooded and landscaped acres. MLS# 495607. $499,000

717 RocklAnd Avenue Within walking distance to downtown mall sits this adorable Belmont bungalow. Just one block from Belmont Park and a bus stop makes it both desirable and conveniently located! Bright, light, open and airy with a huge eat in kitchen, beautiful wood floors, fenced and landscaped backyard and tons of potential! Plenty of storage inside and out with two sheds! MLS# 499408. $205,000.

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

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*Offer and/or incentive valid through preferred lender and the use of Charlottesville Settlement Company. Payment reflects 10% down and a 4%, 30 year Fixed Mortgage Product based on the purchase price of $127,900. Payment includes P & I, Taxes and Mortgage Insurance. HOA dues are not included. Offer and/or incentive 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. © Riverbend Condominiums 2012.


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Real Estate Related News Support Seniors Safe at Home!

Seniors Safe at Home helps senior citizens make critical repairs to their homes. The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors, Blue Ridge Home Builders Association and AHIP are joining forces to help local senior citizens stay safe, warm and dry. Together, they are raising funds, building awareness, and making repairs. The community is being asked to help by sending a tax-deductible donation to AHIP by July 15, 2012 so that Seniors Safe at Home can reach its $25,000 goal.

• $500 replaces a hot water heater • $1,000 covers patching and coating of a mobile home roof • $2,000 buys a handicap access ramp AHIP purchases all materials from local businesses and employs local subcontractors. Your donation will go a long way in helping ensure that no senior citizen in our community will have to wait for an urgent home repair. AHIP is a 501(c)(3) not-forprofit organization and your donation to AHIP is fully tax-deductible. You can donate online at www. ahipva.org, and click the “donate now” button. Under additional comments, select Seniors Safe at Home from the drop-down menu. Or you can mail a check, payable to AHIP, 2127 Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville VA 22901, attn: Seniors Safe at Home. Please write Seniors on the memo line of your check. If you have questions, or would like more information, please contact: Ravi Respeto, AHIP’s Development Director, 434.817.2447 x26 | ravi@ahipva.org; or Kay Sands, Chair, CAAR’s Senior Safe at Home Committee; 434.220.7637 | kay@roywheeler.com.

What’s Happening Around Town? The program helps low-income senior citizens (aged 62 and older) who live in Charlottesville and Albemarle County. Right now, AHIP has a waiting list for urgent repairs. More than 60 elderly households are waiting for help, and they field new calls every week. Seniors Safe at Home is raising funds so that no senior has to wait for help. Repairs tackle such items as leaking roofs, broken furnaces, water and waste emergencies, loose steps, electrical and plumbing hazards, insecure windows and doors, and more. Repairs range from $100 to $6,000, with an average cost of $2,000. Donations go a long way to help: • $30 buys a box of screws for assembling a wheelchair ramp • $50 covers paint and paint supplies for three rooms of a house • $100 buys a square foot of shingles

4th Annual Virginia Summer Solstice Wine Festival Lazy Days Winery in Amherst is hosting a Summer Solstice Wine Festival on Saturday, June 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and on Sunday, June 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Winery is located at 1351 N. Amherst Hwy, just south of the intersection of

US Hwy 29 and Virginia 151, 3.5 miles north of Amherst. Celebrate local wines, live music, great festival foods, local growers, arts and crafts. Free admission for children 12 and under. Free kids’ inflatable bouncers, petting zoo and for adults, an antique car display. Participating wineries include Lazy Days Winery, DelFosse Vineyards and Winery, Democracy Vineyards, Hill Top Berry Farm & Winery, Mountain Cove Vineyards, Peaks of Otter Winery, Rebec Vineyards and Winery and Wintergreen Winery. Tickets for the winetasting are $15 online; $20 at the gate. General admission is $5 online and $10 at the gate. For more information, go to www. summersolsticefestival.com.

• 14 mile Perimeter Purgatory On your own for this difficult/ advanced trail running experience (8am start) The top male and female finisher of the Perimeter Purgatory hike will each receive a complimentary admission to the Wintergreen Adventure Challenge on June 30 or July 1. Tickets are $30 for adults; $25 for children; $15 for Nelson County students; and $50 for the Healthy Family package. Proceeds to benefit Nelson County Parks and Recreation Scholarship Fund. Be sure to pick up your tickets at registration to get a time that works for you and your family. All hikes start from the Discovery Ridge Adventure Center where there

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will be a variety of drinks, sandwiches and snacks for purchase. Discovery Ridge Adventure Center will be open from 10am – 6pm. Zipline and Summer Tubing will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m. Tubing is limited to 25 people per session and is restricted to participants 42” or taller. Stop by the Hike Wintergreen Village for information on hiking, healthy living and more! For more information, visit www. wintergreenresort.com.

Wintergreen has joined the National Trail Day Celebration with the inaugural Hike Wintergreen on Saturday, June 2, 2012. The celebration is being co-sponsored by Wintergreen Resort and The Wintergreen Nature Foundation. Five diverse trails with varying levels of difficulty were selected, providing adventures for the novice hiker to the advanced trailblazer. These include: • 1 mile Appalachian Amble An interpretive hike for adventurers of all ages (10:30am and 1:30 start times) • 2.5 mile Cliffs Challenge Guided hike for those able adventurers (10:30am and 1:30 start times) • 6.5 mile Wintergreen Highland On your own for this Intermediate Adventurers (9 am start) • 14 mile Devils Walkabout On your own for this advanced adventurer only trip (8am start)

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Realty Specialists (434) 974-1500

Mike WRiGht 434-960-8188

Totally upgraded Hamilton model. Might be the nicest unit in Carriage Hill. New cheery cabinets, granite countertops, brazilion cherry wood flooring, crown molding, tile flooring, upgraded bath fixtures, upgraded lighting and more. Great mountain views from balcony. Close to the clubhouse and pool. $234,000

G. R. Falls 434-760-2500

Attractive & well-kept ranch with Lake Anna water access! Must see to appreciate all that this lovely home has to offer! Open floor plan. Spacious center island kitchen w/breakfast bar opens to living room. Master bedroom w private master bath w garden tub & sep shower (48”). Walkout basement w rec room, exercise room, & study. 2 car garage w workbenches, addtnl 18x31 carport & shed. Boat slip conveys - enjoy all that Lake Anna has to offer. $229,900

BEAuTIFuL uPdATEd PREddy CREEk HOME In Move in Condition. 4 BR, 3.5 Baths Formal LR & DR. 3,159 Fin Sq. Ft., 419 Unfin Full Walkout Bsmt w/Family Rm & Bonus Rm Lg Landscaped Yard W/Play Area MLS# 498809 $319,000

355 West Rio Road

ChaRlottesville, va 22901

Each office Independently Owned and Operated

pat buRns 434-465-4444

G. R. Falls 434-760-2500

www.charlotteramsey.com

Spacious floor plan in Sherwood Manor! Unique floor plan. First floor features laminate wood floors, half bath and lots of extra storage in the spacious laundry room. Main floor features a large, open kitchen, laminate wood floors, living room and private, landscaped backyard. Three bedrooms and one and a half baths on the top floor. Home is in great shape. Don’t miss this large unit close to downtown and UVA. $164,900 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

G. R. Falls 434-760-2500

pat buRns 434-465-4444

404 8th Street, N.E. Charlottesville, VA

434-296-7171

“Personalized Real Estate Service”

MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

This pristine 2000 sqft rancher is THE epitome of “heaven on earth”. 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

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. $259,900

1521 RuGBy ROAd MEAdOWBROOk HILLs

1ST Time Ever on Market Designed by Dean Nichols- UVA Arch School (1954) Truly One of a Kind Early Contemporary 4 BR,2 Full BA & 1 Half BA, Hdwd Flrs, Brick FP’s, Glass Walls Sep Artist Studio, Incredible Specimen Flora $399,000.

ROBERT RAMsEy, 434/242-2280

dEVELOPMENT LANd – 13.08 ACs Park Rd, Crozet. Zoned R-2 MLS# 499438 $1,675,000 ROBERT RAMsEy, 434/242-2280

BLdG LOT – 4.00+/- ACs

Cub Creek Rd, Nelson Co. No HOA & Close to Wintergreen MLS# 499170 $95,000 MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

BLdG LOT – BLACk CAT Rd, kEsWICk Beautiful, Nearly Level 4.99 ACS w/Well Mixture of Woods & Open Land MLS# 498785 $185,000 ROBERT RAMsEy, 434/242-2280

LANd- 32.70 ACs, MAdIsON CO.

PREddy CREEk CLAssIC!

Lots of Space, Corner Lot & Tastefully Updated 4 BR, 2.5 BA, Decorator’s Dream Kitchen LR w/FP, Spacious DR, 2 Car Garage Beautiful Landscaped Lot A Home That Memories Are Made Of! MLS# 499382 $325,000\

MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

MAdIsON CO WELL TENdEd HOME ON 10+ ACs 3 BR, 2 FULL Baths, Eat-in Kit W/Appliances LR w/Blt-in Bkcases. 1500 Sq. Ft. Garage/Wkshop w/Elec Mature Landscaping. Wonderful, Sunny Garden Spot Small Stream at Back of Prop MLS# 499796 $250,000

MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

BEAuTIFuL CAPE W/OVER 5,000 FIN sQ FT

PRIVATE CHALET ON 4.6 ACREs

MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

JuLIE HOLBROOk, 434/989-4415

ONE LEVEL LIVING - 3 BR, 2.5 BA

WEsTERN ALBEMARLE

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 $538,700

Loads of Potential Just a Few Miles From Stanardsville 2 Bedrooms, Updated Kitchen Full BA, Family Room and Deck Workshop Plus 2 Storage Sheds MLS# 488956 $85,000

Beautiful, Open & Gently Rolling Parcel 4 Division Rights. MLS# 497405 $300,000 MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

BLdG LOT - 1.67 ACs, GREENE CO Level Corner Lot MLS# 491841 $45,000 MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

LANd - 9.65 AC. BuILdING sITE On Hickory Creek Rd, Nelson Co. Mtn & Pastoral Views Multiple Bldg Sites, 3 BR Perc Test Done MLS# 477747 $139,900 JOHN MIMMs, 434/882-2019

WHAT MORE WOuLd yOu WANT? Well Cared For 3 BR Cottage W/Office Hdwd Flrs, Gas Heat, A/C, Basement Fenced Yard on Cul-de-Sac Walk to UVA, Hospital or Ride Bus MLS# 486245 $175,000!

MILdREd MORRIs, 434/981-2599

uNBELIEVABLE AMT OF sPACE, CONVENIENTLy LAId OuT

Wonderful 4 BR, 2 BA Farmhouse w/Inviting Wrap Around Porch Updated Kitchen w/Energy Efficient Appliances 4,000 Fin Sq Ft. Expansive Mtn Views MLS# 499162 $325,000

MARGARET RAMsEy, 434/953-7057

Spectacular Views of Greene Hills Golf Course & Blue Ridge Mtns. Stunning Hdwd Flrs Throughout Spacious Updated Kitchen. Situated on Nearly 2 Acres Oversized Detached Garage W/Finished 2nd Level Private Swimming Pool w/Pool Hse & Separate Bath. MLS# 498075 $324,000

JuLIE HOLBROOk, 434/989-4415

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 $299,000

JuLIE HOLBROOk, 434/989-4415

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A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

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

Email: homes@roywheeler.com

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PRIVATE LAKE OF THE WOODS. Absolutely private and immaculate log home overlooking private lake on 20 acres of hardwood forest. Features include stone fireplaces, honey pine floors, in-law suite and heavenly porch. Near Scottsville. Swim, fish, hunt, or just relax. $435,000. www.landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (499607)

CLIFFSIDE c. 1835. Privately situated on 13.56 acres this wonderful ante-bellum home has been superbly renovated. Well-proportioned rooms, high ceilings, crown moldings, heart pine floors, 8 fireplaces. Includes 2 charming cottages and built-in pool. $1,295,000. www. landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (499069)

VIEWS OF MOUNTAINS, farmland and pond are visible from this home. Many upgrades have been added to this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home. Wonderful outdoor areas can be enjoyed from the covered front porch and the rear patio with fireplace. And so close to shopping. $329,000. Matthew@RoyWheeler.com 960-5187. (498618)

CUSTOM BU ILT 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! $229,000. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (499724)

WATERFRONT minutes to Zion Crossroads. Two master suites, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, deck, 2 car garage, 3 beautiful acres with water views through most windows. No HOA and well, septic and warranty! $274,900. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (499704)

JUST 10 MINUTES EAST of town this beautiful three bedroom home in Fox Glenn has 9 foot ceilings and hardwood floors on the main level, a full unfinished basement AND a fully fenced backyard! $249,900. Maury Atkins 540-223-2719. (498156)

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. $695,000. Courtney Sargeant 951-5123/962-3100. (498025)

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. $699,000. (457575) Jane Porter Fogleman Jane@foglemangroup.com 981-1274 or Claiborne Redd Fogleman Claiborne@foglemangroup.com

LLANDAFF. Carter’s Bridge area. Nearly 20 acres with (3) homes, currently leased. New well, septic, cash flow and beautiful views and seclusion, surrounded by thousands of acres of land in conservation easement. $625,000. www.landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (491842)

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NATURE LOVERS DELIGHT. 4 acres in Western Albemarle within 10 minutes of 4 public lakes. Back deck overlooks stone waterfall, gardens, lawn and has a winter mountain view. Trails and stream through your woods. Sun-filled 2 story foyer. Eat-in kitchen opens to family room and has picture window to see the waterfall. $398,000. Jim@JimMcVay.com 962-3420. (499077)

GORGEOUS HOME! Lovely hardwood floors, built-in bookcases, spacious master w/walk in closet. Lovely kitchen with polished brass appointed natural wood cabinets, sub-zero fridge, gas range and more. Lower level landscaped patios back up to reserved open space for privacy. 2 car garage. Full unfin. walkout basement could be add’l living space. $289,000. Ginger Ashcom 978-1066/953-8045. (495807)

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. $698,000. Joan Jay 295-1806/9061806. (497642)

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DELIGHTFUL COTTAGE with walk out unfinished basement on 4.3 acres. Cathedral ceiling, gas log fireplace. Very bright and open. Master bath with double vanities, whirlpool tub and separate shower. Screened porch, large deck, fenced yard. Very private and peaceful. $198,500. Byrd Abbott, 242-9600. (497063)

WALK THROUGH the cathedral doors of this modern post and beam treetop aerie; before you lies a heart-stopping and pristine view over the peaceful valley and sparkling river, back dropped by the majestic Blue Ridge mountains. Use this as your ‘unwind’ vacation home, or come live in paradise year-round. Only 20 minutes to town. $395,000. Peter Lee 9515142/960-6486. (498889)

CATTAILS. Custom-built by Rinehart Homes. Architecturally-designed 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. $610,000. Duke Merrick, 962-5658. (496491)

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

What a Huntington Vi l l a g e f i n d ! Ideal location minutes from the North G r o u n d s , 250/29 Bypass & Downtown. West end condo features 2 large bedrooms each with its own bathroom, newly renovated kitchen, FR w/FP, formal rooms, half bath, 2 decks & 3FP. Unfin. terrace level w/walkout. Beautiful mountain views convey! Smart investment at $275,000. Courtney Sargeant, 9623100. (499009)


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A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

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

www.RoyWheeler.com

COMPLETELY REDONE three bedroom home on 2 acres. Within 15 minutes to Lake Monticello, Fork Union and Scottsville. All new floors, freshly painted, new appliances. Surrounded by countryside. Come and relax away from traffic and noise. $124,900. Mandy Yancey, 760-1882. (497825)

CASA BELLA is a wonderful custom home tucked away on 5.5 spectacular acres within walking distance to Keswick. Property is adorned with landscapes of rolling hills, decadent gardens and a babbling creek. Exceptional! $588,000. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (498936)

MAKE YOUR HOME HERE in Palmyra’s Needham Village. Great opportunity to own a home with payments that are less than rent! Special introductory price includes a $30,000 builder discount. Many plans from which to choose. Enjoy the benefits of home ownership, call today! From $149,900. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (498640, 42, 44)

4 BEDROOM CRAIG-BUILT home w/bonus room in pristine condition w/great mountain views in a charming W. Alb. neighborhood. Corner lot w/2 car garage. Great floor plan & spacious rooms for the most discerning buyer at a great price! Gleaming hardwood floors, freshly painted trim & stained deck. $329,900. www.DeniseRamey. com Denise Ramey 434-960-4333. (499030)

COMMANDING BLUE RIDGE VIEWS. Exceptional custom-built, all brick home with a blend of unique architectural design and extensive use of natural materials. Located on 5 acres between Free Union and Earlysville and adjoining over 20 acres of common area. Potential horse farm with barn, silo and partial fencing. $1,000,000. Phyllis Novotny, 760-0548. (498874)

PRISTINE CUSTOM-BUILT home that looks brand new! Original owners, never occupied by pets. 1st floor master, 9 ft. ceilings throughout, hardwood flooring, ceramic tile, lots of counter space. Family room opens to kitchen & has a cozy masonry fireplace. Private backyard, finished garage, generator ready. A MUST SEE! $349,000. Michele Sheffield 906-2923/951-5188. (498947)

HERE’S A CHANCE to own a very well taken care of church building. The inside is very nice and turn-key for another church. You could also make it a home with some imagination. There are two parcels with this property. $199,000. www.GerriRussell.com 531-9581. (498072)

HATFIELD FARMS. Delightful remodeled home in the country. Come and enjoy the 2 new baths, carpeting, kitchen and much more. Enjoy the pasture and mountain views from one of the many decks. There is a small 3 board paddock area. Finished room in the garage can be an office or workshop. Apt. over garage. $249,900. www. GerriRussell.com 531-9581. (497560)

NYDRIE. Historic Albemarle landmark of 585 acres of rolling fields and forest. Spectacular setting overlooking ivy covered brick barn c. 1891, with mountain view. Approved for 35 lots - conservation easement candidate. Good water. Rich tradition. $5,950,000. www.landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (475316)

WONDERFUL 3 STORY brick townhome in sought after Abington Place! Sellers took advantage of all “optional” upgrades such as luxury master bath, sunroom, extended rec room lower level, full bath and 4th bedroom lower level, stainless appliances, granite countertops, island in kitchen and much more. $289,000. www.TammiCampbell.com 985-2348/882-5403. (499163)

KEY WEST. 2+ acres of secluded, treed privacy comes with this close-in county contemporary. 3 levels of open floor plan, abundance of windows, skylights and decking. 3BR/3BA, hardwood floors throughout, fireplaces and fabulous “Cook’s Kitchen”. Key West Swim and Tennis Club just a 5 minute walk. $389,000. Joan Esposito “Your Running Realtor”, 760-1028. (498742)

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. Dan Conquest 434-242-8573 dconquest@roywheeler.com (498060)

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. www.DeniseRamey.com Denise Ramey 434960-4333. (492909)

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. www.ApsaraFarm.com Gerri Russell 531-9581 and Frank Quayle 951-5100. (497576)

13 ACRES OF PURE BLISS privately situated to enjoy what nature has to offer. Four bedrooms, 3.5 baths, cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors throughout, in-law suite, screened-in porch, basement, 2 car garage, media room and warranty. $334,500. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-2423550. (496297)

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HOME in Keswick. Marble and hardwood floors, 9 foot ceilings on all three levels, stainless steel appliances, upgraded heat pump, 3 car garage, massive amounts of storage, basement, fire pit and much more. $294,900. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 242-3550. (498622)

NESTLED IN THE WOODS. Enjoy seasonal mountain views from this attractive 3 bedroom, 3 bath home featuring an open floor plan, first floor master, formal dining room, beautifully finished lower level and large, detached 2 car garage. $443,700. www.homesincville.com Mike Peters 951-5119/981-3995. (488752)

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, 825-3279. (496629, 30)

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IMMACULATE 3BR/2.5BA Brookwood home, so convenient to UVa & Downtown Mall! Nicely sized living spaces, especially the bedrooms, laundry on 2nd level. The large, bright walkout basement offers expansion opportunities & loads of storage space. Enjoy wonderful view of Carter’s Mtn. all year! $300,000. Dan & Sue Ann Conquest 434-242-8573 dconquest@roywheeler.com (499143)

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ARROWHEAD MEADOW. Minutes to town, this 22 acre parcel fronts on Route 29 South, and features open meadow, a wooded elevated plateau, year round stream, mountain views and (2) small lot development rights. Conveniently located and well-priced at only $350,000. www.landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (495949)

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A Virginia Tradition Since 1927

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

Email: homes@roywheeler.com

ARROWHEAD MOUNTAIN. Just minutes down Route 29 South, 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. Offered at less than $3000 an acre. $1,200,000. www.landofc.com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (495947)

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. www.landofc. com Jim Bonner, 951-5102. (496651)

Ld IE dF 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)

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. www.TammiCampbell.com 985-2348/882-5403. (492057)

GLENMORE. Charlottesville’s premier gated community offers a wonderful array of amenities for all life-styles & tastes. Build your dream home on this exceptional 1.25 acre wooded lot - elevated, with excellent seasonal views. The rear property line is adjacent to a 16 acre common area. $349,500. Dan Conquest 434-242-8573 dconquest@ roywheeler.com (489637)

FREE UNION FARM 54 ACRES with lovely views and private setting. This property may be as much as 74 acres. No survey. Situated in the Free Union area in the FHC hunting country. Old farm house has 1800’s chestnut log home as part of the house. The fields are rolling and there are views from every angle. $995,000. Jane Porter Fogleman Jane@foglemangroup.com 981-1274. (496971)

SACHEM VILLAGE. Office business park, 3 offices, reception room, half bath, kitchenette. Landlord pays all but electric, phone and janitorial. Two reserved parking spaces plus more. Convenient to Route 29 corridor and Hydraulic Road. Immediate occupancy. $895 per month. Call for details, Hock Hockensmith 951-5110/996-3333. (483829)

PRICED $17,500 BELOW the current assessment! Here is your opportunity to build your home at the Lake and enjoy all the amenities that living at Lake Monticello offers. This lot is located in the Cherokee section outside the gate. Priced at $46,000. Kathy Markwood 985-6454/996-6734. (454152)

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. $19,900. Kathy Markwood 985-6454/996-6734. (496293)

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)

GEER. Only 3 lots left in new estate community in Greene off Route 810. Geer offers INCREDIBLE up close and personal mountain and pastoral views from open and gently rolling lots. 2+ acres. Pricing from $177,000 - $197,000. www.MaupinGroup.com Warren Maupin, 962-8939. (432612, 13, 15)

LIGHT AND AIRY HOME in convenient Redfields. Great amenities with community lake, walking trails, playground and pool. Great location minutes from downtown and UVa. Master bedroom suite on first floor and great room with cathedral ceiling. Breakfast area plus formal dining which can be a great office space, too. $330,000. Jim@JimMcVay.com 962-3420. (496123)

ECHO BACK FARM. A wonderful family farm offered for the first time in 60 years. 106.9 acres of open rolling land with several streams and perfectly situated at the edge of Historic Gordonsville. The property holds much investment potential due to location and the surrounding properties. House and cottage included. $595,000. Duke Merrick, 962-5658. (486327)

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GORGEOUS LUXURY HOME. Stoney Creek: Contemporary estate home designed/built for owners. Impeccably-maintained and improved. Set high on a 1.3 ac. water-front lot. Extensive landscaping w/ Koi pond, stone terrace, circular concrete drive, 1st floor master, 2 FP, wine tasting area, gourmet kitchen, 5BR/4.5BA. Reduced! $749,325. www. TheChaseTeam.com 296-9860. (448607)

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ROSEWOOD AT STONEY CREEK: The Madison Villa - 1 level living, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, gourmet kitchen, sunroom, hardwoods, superb craftsmanship, and many features of Universal Design. Never worry again about exterior maintenance - it’s all handled for you by the RoseWood Village Association. 65 Rosewood Drive - $399,900. Contact The Chase Team www.TheChaseTeam.com 434-296-9860 (497163)

LOCATION 1800 JPA! University/ UVa Hospital & Downtown Mall. Conveniently located on bus routes. 6th floor, 2BR/1BA, 813 sq. ft. end unit condominium. Light-filled with wonderful window and balcony views of Carter’s Mountain & City, ample parking & a great swimming pool. $145,000. Dan Conquest 434-2428573 dconquest@roywheeler.com (495540)

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JUST A FEW MINUTES from Pantops this spacious home on 1.7 acres is ready for your inspection. DON’T let the outside fool you – this home is BIG inside with a gorgeous 36 x 15 terrace level great room addition with dramatic half-vault ceiling. Includes $3800 kitchen renovation package! $298,800. Maury Atkins 540-2232719. (497885)

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A PRIVATE 25 ACRE paradise surrounds this stunning cape home in Louisa. With 3 large fenced paddocks and multiple run-in areas, your horses will love it, too! The home overlooks a gorgeous pond and includes a full unfinished basement ready for expansion. $479,500. Maury Atkins 540-223-2719. (497804)

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FANTASTIC NEW CONSTRUCTION has begun in Hancock Farms. One level home offers such upgrades as hardwood floors, granite counters, structured wiring, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, side load garage, partial basement and over 2 acres. Act early to make some selections. $359,000. Matthew@RoyWheeler. com 960-5187. (497961)

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ONE LEVEL 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with attached 2 car garage. Set well back from the road on 2 level acres. Plenty of sunny spaces for gardening and surrounded by light woods. Very convenient to shopping at Zion Crossroads and access to I-64. Quiet and private. $230,000. Phyllis Novotny, 760-0548. (496989)

LOCATION GIVES YOU the best of both worlds, Charlottesville and Richmond. Private country living on a spacious 4.53 acre lot. Fenced back yard flanked by woods on three sides. Perfect for kids and pets with a 384 sq. ft. deck for outdoor living. Move-in ready with fresh neutral paint, stain, landscaping, shutters, etc. $225,000. Sherry Orrell, 242-9014. (497337)

STOP RENTING and Buy This! Priced lower than many 1 bedroom places in the city!! Great location off of Preston. 3 bedrooms, freshly painted and new bathroom fixtures. Ready to move right in. $94,000. Christy and Rod Phillips, 434987-6388. (488000)

PREMIER HOME in Stoney Creek! Beautiful estate home on Lake Monocan with big water views. Great location on the golf course and just a short stroll to the beach. The perfect home for entertaining with a large screened porch, expansive decks and private hot tub that all overlook the lake. $699,000. Christy and Rod Phillips, 434-987-6399. (475115)

10 ACRES of mature woodland at the intersection of Touchstone Lane and Chapman Road in Southern Greene County close to the Albemarle County line and just minutes from Stanardsville and Ruckersville. All wooded, this land has pastoral views to the East and Northeast. $75,000. Tucker Reback 996-4375/951-5128. (489284)

WHERE ELSE can you find four bedrooms, two full baths and almost two acres under $90,000? With many recent renovations this home is in great shape. Call your Realtor today! $89,000. Rick Reed, 409-2745. (493412)

COVENTRY. Lovely farmette in desirable area of Albemarle. Custom home with two separate master suites, fireplace in family room, woodstove in lower level family room. Pristine barn with hot/cold water, tack room, hay storage. Several fenced paddock areas with a training arena as well. Enjoy the nearby trails. $699,000. www. GerriRussell.com 531-9581. (494985)

GREAT BUILDING LOT in beautiful Boxwood Estates. Fantastic location 5 minutes to shopping and dining! Build your dream home on 2 acres in this picturesque subdivision! From Charlottesville take Route 53 East to Cunningham Store. Turn right on Rt. 619 and go 1 mile to Boxwood entrance on the right. $39,900. Errin Kardos-Searcy, 981-3872. (494056)

LOVELY CAPE COD is ready for new owners. Only steps away from the golf course this home is in beautiful condition and has an open floor plan with light drenched rooms, a cozy wood burning FP, kitchen with stainless appliances, master suite with private deck, TONS of storage, new roof and a private, level, sunlit yard. $182,000. Errin Kardos-Searcy, 981-3872. (496852)

LARGE 3.27 acre lot in Stoney Creek at Wintergreen Resort. Recently drilled well on site and soil work completed. Beautiful hardwoods and valley views. This lot is ready for a home to be built. $123,000. Michele Sheffield 906-2923/9515188. (488607)

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. $274,900. susanstewart76@gmail. com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (495261)

APPLEGATE FARM. 17.96 acres in Southern Albemarle represents some of, if not the least expensive pasture land in the county. Property is already divided into 3 separate tax map parcels and is priced at $149,500, with the lowest individual parcel consisting of 6.27 acres offered at $49,500. Owner financing available. Steve White, 951-5112. (459405)

BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE 61+ ACRE parcel situated in NW Albemarle Cty. that offers pastures, mature hardwood forest, stream, division rights and gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountain views. Parcel priced to sell at over $100,000 below current county tax assessment. $395,000. stevew@virginiafineproperties.com Steve White, 9515112. (486700)

JEFFERSON LAKE FARM. Located only 15 minutes from Charlottesville on the road to Monticello you find 501+/- acres of privacy, pasture, mixed merchantable hardwood timber, half ownership of a 12+/- acre lake and miles of streams and trails. Pick from numerous building sites overlooking the lake. $1,978,000. stevew@virginiafineproperties.com Steve White, 951-5112. (491262)

NESTLED IN THE WOODS. Enjoy seasonal mountain views from this attractive 3 bedroom, 3 bath home featuring an open floor plan, first floor master, formal dining room, beautifully finished lower level and large, detached 2 car garage. $443,700. www.homesincville.com Mike Peters 951-5119/981-3995. (488752)

GORGEOUS 31 ACRES of rolling fields and vistas surround this stately home. Custom-built with 4 bedrooms, formal rooms, 1st floor master, and the eat-in kitchen and family room overlook the fenced patio/pool. Complete the unfinished basement for more living space. $675,000. Matthew@RoyWheeler.com 960-5187. (491862)

VACANT LOT in Free Union surrounded by farms and the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It has been surveyed and soil perked for a 3 bedroom home. Come live full time or make it a weekend get-away. $69,000. Matthew@RoyWheeler.com 9605187. (486826)

SUNRISES WORTHY OF A POST CARD. Cozy cottage is nestled on 10+ acres overlooking farms of the South River Valley. Partially wooded that promotes privacy and wildlife and boasts impressive valley views. Call today! $279,000. Matthew Woodson, 960-5187 and Rod Brunelle, 760-4663. (493784)

POPULAR CREEKSIDE SECTION – Old Trail Village! 5BR/3BA on .55 acres. Many upgrades/immaculate! 1st floor bedroom, large customized eat-in kitchen and morning room. Hardwood floors/ceramic tile in all bathrooms. Spacious master suite, 9’ ceilings, oversize large vehicle 2 car garage. $499,900. Dan Conquest 434242-8573 dconquest@roywheeler.com (495680)

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Andrew Owen, the co-founder and director of the festival that has made Charlottesville an important stop for serious photographers and photo lovers each June, has fond memories of the slide show parties wildlife photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols used to hold in his Albemarle County backyard. A 25-year tradition, these annual one night affairs, last held in 2005, drew as many as 500 people from as far away as Washington D.C. and New York City. “The idea was that anybody who showed up could show work,” Owen says. “So you might have a National Geographic photographer showing his newest project and that would be

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Owen is “particularly excited about Stanley because he’s so analog. He’s a strong critic of what digital has done to photography, and for a lot of the young photographers in the audience it will be a perspective they don’t know anything about.” Greene will be interviewed by photojournalist Jean-François Leroy at the Paramount on June 7 at 7:00 p.m. Donna Ferrato’s unflinching documentary work is on display in the McGuffey Art Center’s Main Gallery. Ferrato determined to shine a light on the lot of battered women early in her career, after seeing a man hit his wife. Her exposés of domestic violence add up to “powerful and important work,” Owen says. “Nobody has made a contribution to this field quite the way she has.” Ferrato’s 1991 collection, Living with the Enemy, the first book-length photographic exploration of domes-

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tic abuse, has been reprinted four times and sold 40,000 copies worldwide. Since 9/11 she has focused on her Lower Manhattan neighborhood of Tribeca, a now trendy area with elegant landmark buildings and a gritty commercial and industrial history. Ferrato will be interviewed at the Paramount on June 8 at 4 p.m. by Alex Chadwick, journalist and cocreator of National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. A retrospective of the work of Alex Webb is on display at 2nd Street Gallery. “Alex is the photographer’s photographer,” Owen says. “He has been copied and emulated for 30 years.

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Each year the festival celebrates “three legends of photography who have made an indelible mark on the medium.” This year’s three Insight Artists—Stanley Greene, Donna Ferrato, and Alex Webb—who largely work as photojournalists, will be interviewed at the Paramount Theater in separate evenings devoted to their work. Stanley Greene’s work is showing in a specially constructed gallery at 306 Main Street adjacent to Bank of America. Although Greene has produced iconic images in such news hot spots as Croatia, Rwanda, the Berlin Wall and the post-Katrina Gulf Coast, he rejects both the photojournalist and the artist labels, claiming the former has been “bastardized” and preferring the idea of being “a photographer, just being photographer.” A photographer “is someone who looks at the world and tries to

followed up by the neighbor who just got back from a family vacation. It was that campfire spirit that got us started.” Now in its sixth year, LOOK3 has grown out of beloved informal gettogethers to a month-long community happening highlighted by “three days of peace love and photography” on and around Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall. David Doubilet’s stunning underwater images of the world’s oceans grace the Mall. Exhibitions by nine other artists are on display all June. Open air slide shows plus artist interviews, book signings and master classes all designed to showcase a vibrant, evolving art form take place June 7-9. “I call it an immersive public arts experience,” Owen says. “Photographs are hanging in the trees; they’re on the sides of buildings; they’re in the galleries. We have shows in the Paramount and the Pavilion, and they’re in all the coffee shops. Any business with wall space that puts up art is showing photography in June.” Since it was first held in 2007, LOOK3 has drawn photo fans from 46 U.S. states and 26 other countries. Eighty-five percent of attendees who buy three-day festival passes come from out of town. Besides pumping tourist dollars into the area economy, the festival organization itself spends liberally in the local business community as it produces exhibits and events that are free and open to all.

GREENE make some sense of it for themselves, and for everyone else,” Greene says. “And that’s what I want to do.” A man who believes in believes working deep and thorough, Greene spent more than a decade in Chechnya as Chechnyans fought Russia for independence. “He stands his ground,” says fellow photographer David Griffin, curator of Greene’s exhibition. “He’s very impassioned and refuses to compromise his values.”

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ture. This year’s photos from the 40year career of National Geographic underwater photographer David Doubilet, including coral reefs, blueringed octopuses, leafy sea dragons, schools of giant bumphead parrotfish, and tiger sharks, make the Mall the setting for “a self-guided tour of the world’s most fascinating ocean environments.” Under Exposed, Doubilet’s interview with Alex Chadwick, takes place at the Paramount on June 6 at 7:30 pm. Friday and Saturday evenings at 9:00, the festival will take over the nTelos Wireless Pavilion for Shots and Works, two hours a night of what Owen describes as “visual essays by photographers from all over the world,” culled by “advisory boards from New York who look at hundreds of potential projects.” These onscreen projections will feature new and innovative work from both professionals and emerging talents in photojournalism, fine art, and everything in between. Rather than presenting a smorgasbord of individual photos, the 40 artists will show entire projects

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wEbb His use of color is singular.” Webb was first inspired to use color in the 1970s when forays to Haiti, the Caribbean and the U.S.-Mexico border, so different from the New York and New England environments he’d been documenting, led him to switch from black-and-white to capture the South’s particular heat and light. Webb “is one of the most patient photographers still working today,” Owen says. “He will go and find a beautiful wall or a particular street intersection and just wait; he’ll go back to it every night when he thinks the light’s right and just wait for something to happen.” Webb will be interviewed by essayist and novelist Geoff Dyer at the Paramount on June 9 at 4:00 p.m. LOOK 3’s most popular show each year is the one hanging in the trees—the trees along the Downtown Mall. Intended to promote environmental awareness and conservation, the exhibit features images from na-

I had strongly desired Cuba, as if longing for a woman that you meet only once and can’t get out of your mind,” Bazan says. “I’m almost certain I lived there in another life.” Bazan will show his work and present a Masters Talk at the Paramount June 8 at 11:00 a.m. Five other artists will receive exhibitions this year. Lynsey Addario has documented wars and humanitarian crises from Darfur, the Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya for The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, and Time. In 2009, she was


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them of their branding,” Owen says, showing the image by itself “as a way to poke fun but also create a dialogue about race and identity and popular culture.”

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on a team that received the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. Addario’s exhibit Veiled Rebellion is on display at McGuffey. Bruce Gilden’s criterion for a good street photograph is that it makes you smell the street. “He’s proven that the street is an exotic destination,” says guest curator Vince Musi. “I’ve been known for taking pictures very close,” Gilden says, “and the older I get, the closer I get.” Gilden’s exhibition Street Smart, including images from Coney Island, Tokyo, and Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, are on display on the wall outside the Regal Cinema.

Hank Willis Thomas is a rising art world star whose central subject is the black male figure as portrayed in the media. “Thomas appropriates images from popular culture—advertisements, magazines—and strips

Thomas’ Myth(ology) has been printed on vinyl banners and is displayed on the Freedom of Speech Wall on the Mall. “There has been a lot of talk about race relations in Charlottesville,” Owen says, referring to the City’s ongoing Dialogue on Race initiative, “and I think that this is going to be an important contribution to that conversation because it is about how black males are perceived in popular culture.” When Camille Seaman was growing up as part of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, a self-governing tribe in a small village outside Long Island, New York, she was taught that the human race and the natural world are intimately connected. “This false idea that we as humans are separate from nature is what I seek to challenge with my images,” she says today. Seaman’s conviction is reflected in a body of work that guest curator David Griffin describes as dramatic and sometimes ominous. Seaman herself compares her photos of polar ice in the Arctic and Antarctica to portraits of ancestors, each revealing a unique personality. Her exhibit The Last Iceberg is at Chroma Arts Project.

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Robin Schwartz has been taking pictures of her daughter Amelia with animals since Amelia was three. Gibbon apes, dogs, kangaroos, llamas, and a hairless cat have all appeared with 13-year old Amelia, who now collaborates with her mother, helping choose poses and clothes. “My daughter and I share an affinity with the animal kingdom and we play out our fantasies and explore our eccentricities by creating a cultural space where animals not only co-exist with humans, but also interact as full

functions like an old-fashioned photo booth that takes multiple, rapid portrait shots, except that it takes two-minute videos instead. As the videos are taken, subjects are invited to complete sentence, “The truth is...” First installed at Ireland’s Galway Arts Festival in 2011, Truth Booth is traveling to festivals, fairs, and the like, compiling footage that will be edited into a single work of art. “The stories behind the photographs, I think that’s where we’ve distinguished ourselves,” Owens says

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modestly, acknowledging only when asked that LOOK3 is the preeminent photo festival in the U.S. “When we bring people to the stage, it’s not a canned presentation. We sit them down with a professional interviewer and ask them questions that are sometimes tough to answer.” Look and listen—Central Virginia has the privilege every June. For tickets and information about classes and other events, go to www. look3.org.

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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. The Glenmore Team, 434.951.7160

OLD TRAIL VILLAGE

Full of charm! This home, by Peak Builders, will be outstanding in quality and design. 4 BRs, 3.5 BAs. To be built by PEAK BUILDERS. MLS# 497053, $625,000. Andrea Gruber, 434.960.7738

ADVAnCE MILLS

Pretty 2 BR ranch in amazing original condition! Oak hrdwd floors. Built-in closets. new windows, electric, plum ing. 2.5 fertile acres w/ barn for sustainable lifestyle. MLS# 498865, $200,000. Joe Porterfield, 434.906.1616

RUCKERSVILLE

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, $169,000. Carol Costanzo, 434.962.1419

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Hand-Hewn Log Cabin built in 2003 on 5 acres w/panoramic mtn views. 1280 sq. ft. with 2 BRs, front & rear porches, fully equipped Kit, cathedral ceiling & stone FP. MLS# 498321, $329,000. Carter Montague, 434.962.3419

ZOnED COMMERCIAL Home+renovated business building (possible 2nd home) + barn. Lovely setting with mtn views, near shopping & medical services. MLS# 492140. $339,000. Yates nobles, 434.996.0888

Cape Cod style home w/lg family room & lux MBa. BR over garage w/private BA for guest/inlaw suite. Add’l 3 acres available. Privacy & w/room for horses. MLS# 496185, $424,500. Rives Bailey, 434.227.4446

WALKERS CREEK FARM C.1850

On 171 acres in northern Rockbridge County. Restored in classic farmhouse style with modern amenities. Gorgeous views. MLS# 491398, $950,000. Carter Montague, 434.951.7156

KESWICK

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, $547,000. Steven Braden, 434.760.2959

SOUTH PAnTOPS

Beautifully maintained condo w/2 master suites and full private baths. Updated plumbing, hot water heater, BA fixtures & decor. move-in ready! Excellent for investors- priced to sell! MLS# 498717, $150,000. Sasha Farmer, 434.260.1435

WAYnESBORO

Spacious level home in Hopeman Station neighborhood. Quiet cul-de-sac, short distance to schools, shopping, hospital, I-64 & I -81. Lg Kit opens to central LR w/gas FP. Sold as is. MLS# 498953, $155,000. Kyle Olson, 540.649.4131

PERFECT SPOT FOR YOUR HOME

Open fields, mature hrdwds, Room for horses/small farm. Hardware Rvr frontage. Can be purchased w/ MLS# 492740, 194 acres, 3 homes$1,275,000. MLS# 492755, 55.54 acres, $277,500. Pam Dent 960.0161

L AnD O P P O RT UnI T I E S KESWICK ESTATE

Beautiful nearly level wooded site. Plans available for Arts & Crafts design to be built. Enjoy peaceful tranquility & exceptional amenities of Keswick Club. MLS# 499907, $355,000. Rives Bailey, 434.227.4446

BRAnCHLAnDS

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

5 MInUTES TO JAMES RIVER

Level lot in subdivision bordering Totier Creek. no HOA Dues. State maintained. Easy commute to Cville. Gorgeous vistas of west mtn tops and sunsets. MLS# 496941, $80,000. Carol Costanzo, 434.962.1419

434.227.4444 866.435.9764 Charlottesville Downtown

OLD BALLARD FARM Great neighborhood at the corner of Old Ballard Rd & Owensville Rd w/23 lots total, 14 homes occupied. 2 to 3+ acre lots from $330,000 to $360,000. Mike Gaffney, 434.760.2160

BLUE RIDGE MEADOW

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

FRY SPRInGS

1920’s cottage. near UVA, hospital & shopping. Walk to bus line or grounds. 2 BRs, full BA, LR w/FP & DR.Kit has new maple cabs. Hrdwd floors. DR, lg backyard w/mature plantings. MLS# 498700, $239,900. Doug Burke, 434.996.6791

EARLYSVILLE

Charming ranch on 1 acre corner lot w/ mtn views. One level living, 3BRs, 2 BAs, formal dining, eat-in kit, 2 FPs, tons of storage! Bsmnt bonus rm, 2 car garage, breezeway. MLS# 496712, $312,000. Carol Carder, 434.242.0459

COnDO/OFFICE SPACE

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

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nEW FOREST FARM - ALBEMARLE

Small horse property w/7.76 well laid out acres, 4 stall barn w/hay storage, att run-in, dressage arena w/ all weather footing, board fenced paddocks. 4 BR 2.5 BA w/sunny eat-in kit. MLS# 496586, $525,000. Pam Dent, 434.960.0161

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McLean FauLconer Inc.

Farm, estate anD resiDential Brokers

KESWICK - Walnut Grove is an impeccably maintained & updated brick residence on 6.9 park-like acres. Residence has LR; DR; huge FR adjacent to kitchen & screen porch; 4 BR/ 3 baths & 3 fireplaces. Charlotte Dammann (434)981-1250. #468844

WOODCREEK DRIVE - Two homes nestled on over 3 acres within 6 miles of Pantops. One home with 2BR/1BA, Great Room w/FP, Kitchen, hardwood flooring. Second home with 3BR/1BA, FR w/FP, Kitchen, large rear deck. Great rental property opportunity! $237,000. MLS #494161 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131.

212 Greentree Park- Freshly painted 3BR, 1.5 BA townhouse w/hardwood flrs, FP, new roof ’05 & heat pump ’09, tile flrs in kitchen & baths. Privacy fence, no HOA. Near Darden & Law School. $155,000. Judy S. Campbell 434-466-6688 #

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WALNUT HILLS - Fantastic 4 BR, 4.5 BA First floor master suite, large family room with stone fireplace, home in prestigious Walnut Hill community. $899,000. Andrew Middleditch (434)981-1410. # 492379

Elevated 357 acre property 30 miles south of Charlottesville with 360 degree views of Nelson County and Wintergreen. Mostly wooded with mature timber, stocked pond, and open feeding plots. Timber appraisal and additional acreage available. #483099 $892,500.00 Sandy Stuart (434)872-3435

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

Desirable 3-level end unit in Huntington Village with 3BR, 2BA. Lower level is unfinished walk-out basement. Walking distance to Law & Darden schools. Mountain views. $225,000 Steve McLean (434)981-1863 #496521

BLOOMFIELD ROAD- Rare estate parcel in an exclusive and protected area of fine residential and farming estates. Minutes west of Farmington Country Club, UVA, and town offering bold Ragged and Blue Ridge Mountain views, gently rolling, well in place NO architectural restrictions and room for horses. $649,000. Andrew Middleditch (434)981-1410. #481566

DOWNTOWN CLASSIC. Gracious 4BR brick residence, superb location just off Park Street within walking distance to Downtown Mall. This charming home is quality-built with wellproportioned rooms, large unfinished basement, detached 1car garage, private fenced-in backyard. $820,000 Steve McLean (434)981-1863 MLS#499564

EXCELLENT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY - Wellmaintained triplex in prime location near downtown mall, hospitals, schools, shopping & U.Va. Two, 2-3BR/1BA units & one 1BR/1BA studio unit. Great income potential. $465,000. MLS #482203 Steve McLean (434) 295-1131.

OCTONIA HIGHLANDS - Wonderful preservation community offering 21 estate parcels ranging from 2 to 3.25+/- acres. Protected area within close proximity to Charlottesville. Very scenic! From $95,000 - $175,000. Steve McLean (434) 295-1131.

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

Gorgeous brick home in Wind River on 4 acres with 6 BR,5 BA. Classic design with up-to-date open floor plan and well proportioned rooms. $885,000. Nancy Roche, 981-7873 #488057

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

Windy Hill, just over 6 acres, feat. 2 homes & spectacular post & beam barn. 1.5 story, c.1913, spacious main residence, second home has over 2000 sq.ft. 2 div. rights. $535,000 Will Faulconer, (434)987-9455 #490858

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.

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

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)9811250 #486644

This very private lot in Ragged Mountain was one of the first to sell and is now back on the market. Ragged Mountain Farm is minutes from the University and Charlottesville and offers spectacular mountain views. MLS # 499463 Dennis Woodriff

ENDERLY c.1859, large antebellum home handsomely restored and added to with uncompromising attention to quality and detail. On National Historic Registry. Move-in condition w/new kitchen and FR. Tim Michel (434)960-1124 $875,000 #482172

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

GARTH ROAD - 2 miles west is this beautifully designed & carefully crafted traditional brick home, copper roof, situated on a 5.78 acre elevated homesite, offering privacy & views. Features include: spacious formal living & dining rooms, beautiful country kitchen/family room with heart pine cabinetry & beamed ceiling, large adjoining sunroom, large master suite, elevator, beautiful moldings & hardwood floors throughout. See mycaar.com MLS#499660. Call Jim Faulconer (434) 981-0076, or Steve McLean (434) 981-1863

IMMACULATE CONDITION - 3 BR brick home, just south of town, on 1.27 acres, almost level yard, in “like-new” condition. Features include: formal living and dining rooms, spacious kitchen/family w fireplace. large deck, over 2,000 fin.sq.ft. and 2000 unfin.sq.ft. well priced, $395,000. MLS#498687. Call Jim Faulconer (434) 981 0076

In Spotless condition. This was the Poplar Glen Model Townhouse until April 30th.. Never lived in and with multiple extra upgrades and features READY TO OCCUPY. Tim Michel (434)960-1124. $379,000 #499233

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. $769,000. # 487339 Jim Faulconer (434) 981-0076

Absolutely pristine, solid brick 4BR/3BA home in Rutledge - a great city neighborhood convenient to UVA, Rt. 29 & Historic Downtown. Great views. Easy walk on sidewalks to Whole Foods! $430,000 Steve McLean (434)981-1863. #496750.

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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Quintessential Virginia horse property, magnificent, Blue Ridge views, Only 10 miles NW of Charlottesville. 271 mostly open acres, c.1800 clapboard home, numerous other improvements. Moorman’s River frontage. Price upon request. Jim Faulconer (434) 981-0076. MLS#492414


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Natural Stone & Tile:Beauty

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ranite, Travertine, Marble, Tile—everywhere, eternally! Its eye-catching beauty, timeless quality, and universality strike most visitors to Italy and the Mediterranean with awe. Natural stone has been used as a building material for eons because it weathers many different climatic conditions, just as it does in nature. Tile ranks with natural stone in its durability, while its design options are limitless and magnificent. Beyond beauty and durability, using natural stone and tile is a smart investment, being more trouble free and cost effective than many imitative products, and their sustainability makes these materials the best choice. So even if you’re not building the Duomo, but plan your renovation to last, you can’t do better than to use natural stone and tile products, both indoors and out.

The Many Shades of Green

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‘Green’ and ‘sustainable,’ like ‘organic,’ have become buzzwords and their overuse has made many people skeptical. Basically, sustainable or green building is the result of a design process that focuses on increasing the efficiency of resource use—energy, water, and materials. A green building reduces its impact on human health and the environment during its life cycle—from site selection through to eventual disposal or removal of its products. The building industry is no different from others, having many products that claim to be ‘green.’ But natural stone is the original green building material. It is neither bonded by petroleum based resins nor does it emit VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) into your home. Stone products can be cleaned with Ph-neutral dish detergent and are 100 percent recyclable, with afteruse in other projects or crushed for roadbeds, etc. Tile, a manufactured product, has breathtaking beauty and longevity just as outstanding as natural stone. In addition to limitless design options, tile is also inherently sustainable, hygienic, and extremely durable. Sustainable pro-

Plus by Francesca Toscani

duction by quality manufacturers is on the upswing as are choices, including tiles composed of recyclable materials (glass, leather, etc.). But, sustainability means more than recycled products. Clean water and its usage are major environmental concerns globally. Domestic stone fabricators utilize a filtration system for their wastewater, while cutting edge technology has a closed-loop, 100 percent water recycling system that dramatically lowers consumption. According to the Marble Institute (www.marble-institute.com), quarrying has improved enormously

from an environmental perspective. The US, Canada, and Europe especially have reclamation plans in place for when operations cease. As a result, some of those beautiful state parks, golf courses, lakes, and recreation areas you see on ‘Sunday drives’ may be former quarries.

Much More than Green While websites can educate, to get the lowdown on what’s happening locally Real Estate Weekly visited two area businesses that specialize in natural stone and tile—from the exquisitely rare to the sublimely staid.

Pete Sandfort of SariSand Tile and John Cogswell of Cogswell Stone satisfied the quest for information, and their showrooms, the desire for beauty. Entering SariSand Tile, you’re greeted with an array of texture and color that comforts with warmth and excites with possibilities. Tiles from many nations open a breadth of ideas and potential, and Pete Sandfort and the other designers are expert guides to help winnow the choices to a few that will make your project come alive. Sandfort says that since the economic downturn, only one or two area custom builders specify sustainable building products, including tile. Most people, however, are interested in doing ‘the right/green thing’ and at SariSand you’ll see a wide array in a broad price range. Exquisite leather and glass tiles, ‘wood planking,’ and much more. Visit www.sarisandtile.com first and then visit SariSand Tile on Berkmar Court. John Cogswell has been in the building and decorative stone business, literally from the ground up, for 22 years. Visiting Cogswell Stone in Palmyra, and speaking with him personally, is an education that is mandatory before beginning any project—interior or exterior. At the inclusive showroom and yard that exude an impression of solidity and beauty, your senses will be sated as you see and feel the difference between slate, soapstone, limestone, travertine, marble, granite, onyx, and others. Cogswell can show you what stone is best for your practical needs and guide you in design and product choice to achieve the look you want. Cogswell is forthcoming about environmental differences of quarries—domestic and international— helping you make choices based on your values and the value you want for your project. Visiting www.cogswellstone.com is a good first step, but a drive to Palmyra is a must. Sandfort and Cogswell agree that in the Charlottesville area, while the choices are many, only a few projects push the edges of design. But even if your tastes run to the more traditional or classic, SariSand Tile and Cogswell Stone can still help make your project unique. Visit them—you won’t be disappointed.

Francesca Toscani (Interior Editions) specializes in reworking and remodeling difficult kitchen, bath and other interior spaces to unlock their potential. francesca. toscani@yahoo.com; 434.823.1817.


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5 Minute Stroll to the

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Take a 5 minute stroll to the all the Historic Downtown Mall has to offer. This Classic American 4 Square is so charming with wood floors, high ceilings, deep front porch and 2 car garage. The current owners have spent 10 years doing the heavy lifting renovations and installed 2 zone central air, new metal standing seam roof, interior and exterior paint, extensive landscaping including french drains and raised bed lasagna gardens, new water line to street, updated electrical, phone and cable, gas hot water heater replaced, custom front door, installed custom interior storm windows and added insulation. Come sit it on the front porch of this 3 BR 2 BA home in North Downtown and be part of this awesome neighborhood.

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BLUEBIRD HILL - Olympic-caliber Equestrian center situated on 102 country acres overlooking the James River w/ 1/2 mile of waterfront. Most of the land is level & open, making it ideal for all equestrian activities. 25,000 sf Primary Barn offers 21 state of the art stalls & a fabulous 60’ x 168’ indoor riding & warmup ring, office, & 3BR apt as well as a 5 BR brick residence. Property is available without the residence as follows: 18 acres & equestrian center only ($595,000) or 70 acres and equestrian center. Possible owner financing for qualified purchaser. MLS#498848, $995,000

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CiTy OF CharlOTTesville www.charlottesville.org real estate tax rate: $.95 per $100 of assessment albemarle COuNTy www.albemarle.org real estate tax rate: $.742 per $100 of assessment FluvaNNa COuNTy www.co.fluvanna.va.us real estate tax rate: $.54 per $100 of assessment GreeNe COuNTy www.gcva.us real estate tax rate: $.69 cents per $100 of assessment lOuisa COuNTy www.louisacounty.com real estate tax rate: $.62 per $100 of assessment madisON COuNTy www.madisonco.virginia.gov real estate tax rate: $.44 cents per $100 of assessment

101 shawNee COurT CARRSBROOK | AlBemARle $269,000 $92 per fin. square foot On market for 373 days

views, views, views! www.BeautifulVaViews.com

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NelsON COuNTy www.nelsoncounty.com real estate tax rate: $.55 per $100 of assessment OraNGe COuNTy http://orangecountyva.gov real estate tax rate: $.47 cents per $100 of assessment

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GEAR UP FOR SUMMER â&#x20AC;&#x201C; this parcel fronts a private 22-acre lake. Enjoy fishing, swimming and canoeing this summer as you make plans to build your dream homeâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;perfect for a vacation or year-round home! Located near Farmville. $65,900 and owner will finance. 434-444-5088

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OK FOR MOBILE HOME â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 17-acre wooded homesite of Rte 24 in Buckingham County. $69,900 and no money down financing available. 434-444-5088.

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23 ACRES of tall hardwood forest on a finger ridge of Bank Mtn. in western Amherst Co. Magnificent view, total privacy, bold stream, lots of critters, perfect for a log home or rustic cabin. Reduced to $129,900 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll finance. 434-444-5088.

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DOWNTOWN STORAGE 1,000 square feet of secure, conditioned storage space in the Bank of America building on the downtown mall. Includes access to dock-high loading area on Water Street. $5 psf or $416 per month. Email if interested: bill@c-ville.com No phone calls, please.

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Nearly 100 acres in Nelson near the Blue Ridge Parkway. Lovely old chestnut cabin c.1812 with gravity fed water from faithful spring. Fall asleep to the sound of the cascading waterfall, and fish in the pond. Very private, stone fireplace, wood cook stove, in the same family for years. $450,000. MLS#498621

Kesmont This Keswick equestrian estate features 54 acres of board fenced pastures, 10 stall barn, riding arena, and pond. The 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath Cape Cod residence is beautifully landscaped with gunnite pool and guest cottage with income potential. $1,495,000 MLS#499845

Cliffside C. 1835 Privately situated on 13.56 acres this wonderful ante-bellum home has been superbly renovated. Well proportioned rooms, high ceilings, crown moldings, heart pine floors, 8 fireplaces. Includes 2 charming cottages and built-in pool. $1,295,000. MLS#499069

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Spectacular 5,000 square foot custom built home privately situated on 21 acres of hardwood forest with breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountain views from every room. Extraordinary attention to detail throughout. You must come see for yourself. $1,295,000. MLS#498880.

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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

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. $875,000. MLS#497369

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Absolutely private and immaculate log home overlooking private lake on 20 acres of hardwood forest. Features include stone fireplaces, honey pine floors, in-law suite, heavenly porch. Near Scottsville. Swim, fish, hunt, or just relax. $435,000. MLS#499607

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Carters Bridge estate area. Extraordinary offering of nearly 20 acres with (3) homes, currently leased. New well, septic, cash flow, and beautiful views and seclusion, surrounded by thousands of acres of land in conservation easement. $625,000. MLS#491842

Hessian road Situated on one acre in prime Charlottesville location minutes from downtown and UVA this fabulous Milton Grigg home design/built for his own personal residence features magnificent octagonal rooms and an abundance of masterful woodwork with attention to every detail. $1,650,000. MLS#497492

megan’s meadoW C. 1800 Historic Southern Albemarle farmstead of 62 acres with private winery, guest house and some great farm out buildings. Ample water, excellent garden with greenhouse. Beautiful, mostly open rolling fields. only $585,000. MLS#495736

Jim Bonner

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

WHite Horse farm The ultimate sportsman’s estate in Albemarle County. Grand manor home, c, 1810, gardens, ponds, board fenced pastures, riding arena, 6 stall center aisle barn, indoor basketball, batting cage, gym, miles of private, groomed trails. In excellent condition. $3,750,000.

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WHite oaK farm

Immaculately renovated equestrian estate of 45 acres in Albemarle County situated amidst tall oaks and overlooking professional riding arena. State of the art barns and shop with board fenced pastures, pond and woodlands. $1,175,000.


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May 31st Issue of the Real Estate Weekly featuring: • Fesitval of the Photograph • Natural Stone