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Built by renowned architect Milton Grigg as his personal residence, owner has recently completed a stunning state of the art restoration and enlargement, in a coveted City neighborhood. MLS#577617 $2,399,000 Charlotte Dammann, 434.981.1250

This 1.5 story Cape Cod home boasts a wonderful and quiet city location in the Veneable school district. Features include 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, living room with fireplace, dining room, eat-in kitchen, wood floors, mid-century details, lower level family room and utility room. Fenced yard and lovely deck. Walk to UVA and close to Downtown. Move In! MLS#585224 $435,000 Tim Michel 434.960.1124

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15± private acres showcasing a solid-brick home, just 10 minutes from UVA. Walnut study, soapstone kitchen counters, high ceilings, hardwood floors, 3 fireplaces, finished terrace level. MLS#576455 $1,185,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

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2.5 private acres in Keswick Estates. Private with lovely views of the golf course and distant mountains. Architecturally designed, 7,000+ square foot residence with 5 bedrooms. MLS#451592 $1,650,000 Charlotte Dammann 434.981.1250

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WALNUT HILLS

1,674-acre farm/estate in the Piedmont Hills of Orange County, Virginia! Set in total privacy and borders the clear waters of the Rapidan River for almost 4 miles. Additional offerings available. MLS#575383 $11,600,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

Historical, Georgian Revival mansion, built c.1878 by Virginia Gov. James Kemper. 6000 sq. ft. manor home on 373 acres. Long frontage on Rapidan River. Special and Private setting in Orange Co. MLS#574009 $3,900,000 Will Faulconer 434.987.9455

TOTIER HILLS FARM

THE CHIMNEYS

Exquisite brick mansion, superb quality construction 273-acre farming estate in Madison County, base of and features, 98 gently rolling acres, total privacy, Blue Ridge Mountains. Spectacular home with many stream, pond. 5 minutes to shops, 15 miles to UVA. improvements in a magnificent setting. MLS#584956 $2,975,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076 $3,300,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076 www.totierhillsfarm.com Visit: www.thechimneysfarm.com

AVENTADOR

Magnificent Georgian manor home with expert craftsmanship, fine details throughout, gracious style, and modern amenities. Over 10,000 finished sq. ft. including 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths, main-level master, fabulous eat-in kitchen, and numerous entertaining spaces. Guest home, and 39 acres with panoramic pastoral and mountain views. Well located in protected area 16 miles from Charlottesville. $2,950,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

GARTH ROAD ESTATE

Magnificent brick Georgian, over 5,400 finished square feet, 5 spacious en suite bedrooms, main level master, superb quality details and expert craftsmanship throughout. 21 private acres, just 5 miles west of town. $2,950,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

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4 bedroom home built by R.L. Beyer Custom Homes as model home. Neighborhood common areas. A bit of country in the City yet just minutes from Downtown and UVA. MLS#584695 $544,000 Charlotte Dammann, 434.981.1250

HATTON GRANGE

ESMONT ROAD

Complete privacy, over 72 acres with long frontage on the James River! Totally restored c. 1900 farmhouse offering beautiful views of the James River and Blue Ridge Mountains. MLS#580861 $1,050,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

109 acres of gently rolling land comprised of mostly hardwoods with pine and lovely year-round streams. Easement opportunity. Ideal for residential building, investment or timber. MLS#528493 $437,600 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

GRASSMERE- IVY

Six and a half acre lot at the end of cul-de-sac in desirable neighborhood. Well located with easy access to Charlottesville, UVA and Crozet. Wooded lot with privacy but in a neighborhood. Western schools! MLS#574585 $219,000 Tim Michel, 434.960.1124

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RIVER LAWN

Delightful combination of wooded and pasture land with a spectacular bluff for a building site overlooking the James River. Property is under easement with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. MLS#569753 $745,000 Steve McLean, 434.981.1863

Wonderfully private, 67-acre tract of land approximately 11 miles north of Charlottesville in Barboursville. Mostly wooded with a creek and road frontage. Tremendous views. MLS#552156 $565,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

HIGHTOP

37+ acre lot in Bundoran Farm with an elevated, level building site and commanding views of surrounding pastures and neighboring parcels that are protected by conservation easement. MLS#505892 $985,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

TAYLOR CREEK ROAD

Picturesque 134 acres mountain property in Heards, that climbs from the road to the top of the mountain. Good road frontage, creek, great access, internal road network in place for easy access. MLS#572750 $399,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

TWIN CREEKS

176 acre sanctuary, near Ivy, dramatic residence and guest cottage by Shelter Associates. Big Blue Ridge views, pastures, river frontage, trails, excellent building sites for new home. $2,595,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

WILLIAM COX HOUSE

HISTORIC, c. 1780, on 28 beautiful, mostly open acres, with great Blue Ridge Mt. views, and river frontage. Residence enlarged and completely remodeled in the past ten years. MLS#581306 $1,200,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

SCOTTSVILLE

42.26 park-like acres approx. 1.5 mi. from historic Downtown Scottsville! Includes one division right. Soil study complete. Currently in land use. Mountain views! Only 20 mi. from Charlottesville. MLS#530854 $337,000 Will Faulconer 434.987.9455

VILLA DESTE COURT

Wonderful 13-lot community, minutes west of Charlottesville. Private, partly wooded, excellent homesites in a beautiful setting. Prime Western Albemarle location. 5-acre lots from $245,000. Steve McLean 434.981.1863

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Riverfront country estate with sweeping Blue Ridge Mountain Views. This gracious Georgian manor features a slate roof, a cobblestone courtyard with two matching, 2 story residences. Two large, elegant suites on the second floor. The estate offers a 2 bedroom gardener’s house, pool and pool house as well as lovely Gillette Gardens and terraces. Other farm buildings in place.

LYONS COURT LANE

Two story, stately brick home in North Downtown. In immaculate condition. Set on a quiet street and an easy walk to downtown. Features include; hardwood floors, recently updated kitchen, sun room and full unfinished basement. Gracious living room with masonry fireplace and built-in bookcases. Terrific backyard with small detached garage/ storage shed. $699,900

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Keswick Estate, Albemarle Co. $1,495,000 – MLS #578627 New gourmet kitchen, updated baths Sabina Martin, 434-981-1147

Cozy Cottage w/Unbelievable Views! Stanardsville, Greene Co. $595,000 – MLS #580268 109 acres, total privacy, 2-car garage Bill Bailey, 434-817-6052

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Haywood, Madison Co. $390,000 – MLS #560929 Brick home, cottage and so much more Charles Shifflett, 434-882-0169

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CHARMING HOME with stunning views of Downtown Staunton! Perfect for first time home owners or investors. Freshly painted and renovated, this house is move - in ready. Beautiful hardwood floors on first level, wood cabinets with new stainless steel appliances, gas FP in living room, sunny dining area and large deck. Great location close to downtown & shopping. $175,000. Michelle Pike, 434-964-7125. (583967)

A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH! The sweat equity potential found in this spacious home is endless! With over 3400 sf, split bedroom design, cathedral ceilings, wood burning fireplace, unfin. basement, & car port on 10 acres! Quick Close Possible! SOLD AS-IS! $99,000 Susanstewart76@ gmail.com 434-242-3550 (583096)

OPEN & AIRY living spaces, spacious rooms, 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, finished basement with media room, screened in porch with rear deck overlooking the level backyard! 3500 finished square feet, 2 car side load garage. $358,900. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-2423550. (581314)

ENJOY THE STONE FIREPLACE in your year round sunroom open to the family room with gourmet kitchen with granite and stainless appliances, spacious master and 3 bedrooms upstairs. Attention to detail can be found throughout this extraordinary home! $427.500 Susanstewart76@gmail. com 434-242-3550 (583417)

AWESOME VIEW from this 2BR/2BA condo with updated kitchen and tasteful furnishings. Open floor plan with lots of light. Wood-burning FP. Walk across the street to golf and tennis. Short walk to skiing, the aquatics center, fitness center and Trillium Foundation. Ready to move in and enjoy spectacular sunrises and star gaze from your deck at night. $225,000. Lauri Powell, The Chase Team, 540-718-1470. (580757)

LOCATED 3 MILES from the quaint town of Batesville, this privately situated building lot offers 15.38 acres. Parcel has spectacular panoramic Blue Ridge Mountain views and is located within the Western Albemarle School District. $149,500. info@stevewhiterealtor.com Steve White, 434-2428355. (585085)

SITUATED IN SOUTHERN ALBEMARLE County and within 2 miles of the James River at Hatton Ferry you find this 21+ acre parcel that backs up to the Totier Creek Reservoir. Parcel offers an elevated private building site with open pasture, mature hardwoods, and is within 5 miles of the historic town of Scottsville. $179,000. info@stevewhiterealtor.com Steve White, 434242-8355. (585088)

OVER 5000SF COUNTRY HOUSE & 32 acre equestrian property. 5BR/4.5BA, large master suite w/private study & fireplace, renovated kitchen, living & dining room w/vaulted ceilings, impressive stacked stone fireplace, wraparound screened porch & deck, large stocked pond, 10-stall stable w/paddocks & riding ring. $1,100,000. Duke Merrick, 434-962-5658. (585093)

NORTH DOWNTOWN historic circa 1894 gem! Current owners have meticulously renovated this Queen Anne home bringing it into the 21st century! This two-family house includes an upper level with 3BR/3.5BA and a 2BR/2BA terrace level apartment. Owners have retained this home’s many original architectural details while providing all the comforts of modern living. $1,950,000. Alex Ix, 434-962-0509. (585037)

LIKE NEW on a Premier Glenmore Lot. Elevated for views. Raised deck and expansive patio overlook level backyard with pond beyond. Light-filled family room/deluxe kitchen combination. First floor master suite. High ceilings and large windows throughout. Enjoy golf, tennis, pools, dining and walking trails. $829,000. Jim@JimMcVay.com 434-962-3420. (584967)

QUIET AND SECLUDED, this 16 acre completely wooded lot is in Western Albemarle County. Convenient to Waynesboro, Crozet, Wintergreen and Charlottesville. Mature hardwoods, streams, abundance of deer and turkey and complete privacy. Possible views in the winter. Multiple building sites. Excellent schools in district. $158,500. info@stevewhiterealtor.com Steve White, 434-242-8355. (585086)

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LOW MAINTENANCE, ONE LEVEL open floor plan on private, end of cul-desac location. High ceilings provide plenty of natural light. Upgrades include granite counters, stainless appliances, plantation shutters, extensive trim package. Three bedrooms, two baths. $335,000. Phyllis Novotny, 434-760-0548. (585187)


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lbemarle County, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways (this may take a while). We love thee to your depth and breadth and height—that would be from your golf ranges to your mountain vistas, your woods to your rivers, your orchards to your wineries and brewpubs. We love as well your . . . oh, let a resident of 35 years tell it: “Albemarle is an oasis on the East Coast” says Yates Nobles, REALTOR® with Montague, Miller & Co, listing some of the attributes that have kept her here since 1974, like “beauty and proximity to major metropolitan areas, good airports, the ocean and the mountains, excellent medical facilities, and the University.” We have, she says, “amazing opportunities here.”

“The scenic aspects are terrific,” agrees Dan Corbin with RE/MAX Realty Specialists and an Albemarle resident himself for 16 years, just getting started on his own list. “To have a state capital an hour away and the nation’s capital two hours away and a great airport and the Shenandoah Valley and this great recreational opportunity that we have here—it’s just a beautiful mix. “There is a rich historical flavor to this area. The school systems are highly regarded. The University is a giant pull and the area has grown to become a fairly significant white collar employment hub, with startups and successful and growing software-oriented companies. “People are coming from the northeast and out west to move into a lower


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Fairview Farm ~ $3,900,000 287 acres ~ Vineyard

6424 Burnt Acres Court ~ $224,000 Expansive lawn ~ privacy & views

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Brown Gap Turnpike ~ $395,000 10 acres ~ Development rights

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Piedmont Virginia Community College and the University of Virginia offer workforce development for adults eager for new skills, challenges, and higher incomes. tax base compared to New Jersey and New York and Pennsylvania and Connecticut and California. “Access to the city is another plus— the County actually surrounds the city, so you are in Albemarle County almost immediately as soon as you leave the city of Charlottesville in almost any direction. So access to the employment center of the area is pretty convenient.” Those jobs are close and there are plenty of them—Albemarle County enjoys an unemployment rate of only 2.6 percent itself, lower than state and national averages. Its strong economy is also diversified, driven by services, manufacturing, education, retail, tour-

ism, trade, care and social assistance, technical and professional services and agriculture sectors. In 2016 the top ten employers of County residents were, in order, the University of Virginia, County of Albemarle, Sentara Healthcare, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, U.S. Department of Defense, University of Virginia Medical Center, Atlantic Coast Athletic Club, Piedmont Virginia Community College, Northrop Grumman Corporation, and Wegmans. County students get prepared for good jobs by a school system ranked among the top ten percent in the state, with low student-teacher ratios and

high test and SAT/ACT scores and graduation rates. Piedmont Virginia Community College and the University of Virginia offer workforce development for adults eager for new skills, challenges, and higher incomes. Retirees love being close to not one but two top hospitals. The University of Virginia Medical Center is a general medical, surgical and teaching facility nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Martha Jefferson Hospital, now part of the Sentara health care system, was founded in 1903 and expanded to 176 beds in 2011. Now located in the Pan-

tops area, it is especially convenient to residents east of town. Yes there are wonderful educational and career opportunities here, and such great things to do when work is through. This is apple country—and grape and hops country too. That means an abundance of orchards and cideries, wineries and breweries. That means harvest festivals and music festivals, pumpkin and apple picking seasons, scenic spots for family outings, and picture perfect wedding settings. This is hiking country—Yates likes the Greenwood area in the western part of the County—and horse country—not


109 ACRES OF OASIS NEXT TO SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK

7284 BLACKWELLS HOLLOW ROAD • $1,400,000 Stunning piece of land, gorgeous 360 degree mountain views with long frontage of Blackwells Hollow Rd. 109 acres of rolling, open land with multiple, flowing streams, pasture and hay fields. Approximately 45% of the land in forest with large, year round streams. Total of 5 streams fed by underground springs and from Shenandoah National Park. Ideal estate or country farm, excellent candidate for Conservation Easement. Newly and completely restored 2 bedroom cottage, additional outbuildings for farm use. Numerous building sites. Hunting on the property with horse and walking trails. New mile long 3 plank fence, 3 wells with delicious water. This is an oasis 20 minutes to the airport, 25 minutes to Charlottesville. Multiple division rights. Land MLS# 582526. Residential MLS# 582532

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RARE RUGBY NEIGHBORHOOD OFFERING - REMARKABLE CONTEMPORARY NEAR UVA 906 FENDALL TERRACE • $1,675,000

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This one-of-a-kind Jay Dalgliesh-designed custom contemporary, new in 2006, sits serenely on a very private acre in the midst of one of Charlottesville’s favorite University neighborhoods. The 4000-plus square feet of meticulously detailed living space contains soaring ceilings, an open floor plan, much natural light, superb electronic and HVAC systems, expansive covered porches on two levels plus oversized garage, elevator, whole house generator and an indoor heated swimming pool.


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600 JONNA STREET - EXTRAORDINARY HOME Custom built in W. Albemarle. Spacious open floor plan w/walls of Pella windows for views from every angle of this unique home. Gourmet kitchen w/quartz counters, gas range & huge pantry. Luxurious master suite w/ensuite bath. Full basement w/2 BRs & full bath & space for storage & future expansion. Screened porch w/pond & mountain views. Close to downtown Crozet, breweries & wineries. MLS#584714, $849,900

just for riding, but for polo at King Family Vineyards and at the 75-acre training facility, Virginia Polo Center. This is swimming and boating country too, with beaches at Chris Greene Lake, Walnut Creek, and Mint Springs Valley Park, and well-maintained boat

events at the University of Virginia, and big name concerts at the JPJ (John Paul Jones Arena). Add it all up, and it’s no wonder all kinds of folks are moving in. “A lot of people want four seasons a year, but don’t want it to be very cold or very hot, and are very attracted to our

1127 SOMER CHASE COURT - HOLLYMEAD Well maintained end unit townhome convenient to shopping, schools, NGIC & Charlottesville. Bright open spacious floor plan. Eat-in kitchen, dining & large famly room. Hardwood in foyer and kitchen area. Brand new carpet! 3 spacious BRs incl. master suite w/huge walk-in closet. Home backs to woods for privacy. MLS#583312, $271,999

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Earlysville

Completely remodeled in a peaceful park like setting.

This completely remodeled home sits on 3.41 acres in a peaceful park like setting. Renovation and improvements include new dual pane insulated vinyl clad windows throughout the home, newly remodeled and expanded deck, one new HVAC unit, new floor coverings throughout the home including hardwood floors, tile and carpet and new vanities and fixtures in all bathrooms. Also, kitchen renovation includes new cabinets, new granite counter tops and new appliances. This property also includes a 3-car detached garage/shop. This home is indeed in move-in condition.! MLS#582247, $392,500

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The two-mile Saunders-Monticello Trail winds through Kemper Park before ascending the side of Carter Mountain toward Monticello. launches at Beaver Creek Lake, Chris Green Lake, Walnut Creek Lake and Totier Creek Park. Rafters, boaters, and tubers enjoy the Rivanna, Rockfish and six other rivers. Albemarle County’s 12 parks are open year round and comprise over 4,100 acres for swimming, picnicking, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and boating. The 215-acre Ivy Creek Natural Area includes over seven miles of trails passing through upland woods, pine stands, fields, streams, and shoreline. It is maintained by the Ivy Creek Foundation, which offers numerous talks, walks, workshops and other programs. Proximity to Charlottesville means proximity to the cultural and intellectual riches of town and gown, sporting

area particularly because it’s a university town,” Yates says. “Many people who come here are retiring here. Others are young entrepreneurs who want to start their own business in a very vibrant economy that’s always stable. Many retired people come wanting to be near their grandchildren. I hear that many times. A good percentage of people who come back are UVA alums.” The time to come is now. “It has been a seller’s market, but it’s balanced now, slightly tipped to buyers,” says Yates, who’s had experience in the local market since 1983. “Now is a good time to look before [interest] rates go up further.” Knowledgeable help with your housing search is also indispensable.


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NEW PRICE!

1232 FOXVALE LANE • FOXCROFT

This beautifully maintained FOXCROFT home has it all! Convenient Location, Club House, Play Ground, Pool and Mountain Views from your front porch. 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, Living Room with gas fireplace, Formal Dining Room, Eat-In Kitchen, rear patio for cookouts, beautiful gardens, welcoming front porch plus storage building. New carpet on first floor. Move-in ready. You will love the Community! Clubhouse for birthday parties or gatherings throughout the year. HOA dues also cover the maintenance of the pool, clubhouse, walking trails, and mowing along the trails. MLS# 582446 $329,900

GINGER SLAVIC

434-981-0118 www.GingerKnowsRealEstate.com gaslavic@cs.com

350 Old Ivy Rd #200, Charlottesville • (434) 260-5355)

Licensed to Sell Real Estate in the Commonwealth of Virginia

EAN FAULCONER INC. MCLFarm, Estate and Residential Brokers Farm, Estate and Residential Brokers 503 Faulconer Drive ∙ Charlottesville ∙ VA ∙ 22903

2010 AVINITY LOOP

784 EARLYSVILLE FOREST DR

Gorgeous sun filled townhome in Avinity - minutes from downtown and new Wegmans at 5th ST Station shops. Gourmet kitchen, stainless appliances, granite counter tops, double oven with gas range, maple cabinets, large island, and dinette opens to large living room with gas fireplace and recessed lights. Cheerful master suite filled with natural light and ensuite bath w/ double vanity and tile floor. Hardwood floors throughout main living floor and entrance level. Details throughout including: crown molding, private rear patio that backs up to the forest offering privacy and views of Carters Mountain. Tankless hot water heater, custom blinds, and built in bookshelfs. Large clubhouse with full kitchen, small gym and dog park. $360,000

Gracious family living includes finished dependency. Terrific location only ten minutes from Albemarle HS. Large mostly level lot, paved access to garage and lower level, pad site with 30-amps. First level Master BR/BA, great room with access to walk-out deck with spa. Kitchen and eat-in breakfast nook, office with full bath. Second level 2BR and finished bonus room all with new carpet, full BA. Lower dependency level is complete: Master BR/BA, full kitchen with island. Family room, billards, rec room, combination room with gas fireplace access to back patio and landscaped backyard. Perfect for home school and/ or elder family members. $674,900

MLS# 584598

MLS# 573855

Mark Mascotte

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If the communities are designed in a way that saves gas, the homes themselves come with up-to-date green features and efficiencies. “The trends are for more efficient insulation and HVAC products,” Corbin says. “Plenty of solar applications are being initiated and implemented. People who have money to spend can do all kinds of smart home things, but even in the normal building cycle there are energy efficiencies that come with sealing the home and making it fairly airtight with better windows, doors and insulation. You can heat and cool more space more efficiently now, which is a savings in the long haul.” Homebuyers looking for green features throughout Albemarle and beyond can find them easily using the search engine at mycaar.com. Single-family detached homes in the county start around $250,000, and “up from there the sky is the limit,” Corbin says. “There are grand and fabulous upscale neighborhoods, and spreads on acreage that are hard to rival in this area. The history here is so rich and the money’s been here in a big way for a long time, so there are some fabulous homes and properties. “In the new realm of these planned communities, townhomes appear to start in the upper $200 and lower $300 [thousands]. Single family homes are from the mid-$300 thousands up to about $700 thousand.” “There are so many new communities now,” Yates says. One example,

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“It’s important to have a REALTOR® with enough experience and time in the area to find something that really is a good fit, someone who will help you look based on your specific needs. If someone is willing to take the time to do that, it makes the search more pleasant and targeted. There are so many wonderful alternatives in our area in terms of lifestyles, schools, commuting ranges, and there are so many new communities now.” These new developments are being planned with accessibility and environmental responsibility in mind, and that means making residents less dependent on their cars. “Almost everything being created now is walkable,” Corbin says. “The new trend in subdivision and community development is the concept of the convenience of your home to shopping, dining, [and] entertainment. “The long term plan is for there to be interconnectivity for the new things being built along the Route 250 corridor, so that you can have parks, bicycling, walking. In the past suburbia was this sprawl thing where you had to get in the car to go anywhere or do anything, even get to the community pool.” New developments “are very oriented toward family and individual convenience. So we lose a little of our big, multi-acre yards, but we gain other things, and when the trend is more urban than rural as an approach, that works very well.”


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3435 CARRS RID

CROZET VA 2293 GE 2

ALORE!

PRIVACY G

A haven perfect for hikers, artists, writers or anyone looking for ultimate privacy & a retreat to nature! This unique hideaway, nestled in the woods, offers the sights & sounds of nature from every window, porch, deck, & balcony! A nature lover’s oasis only 2 short hours from Northern Va. The rejuvenating perennial stream welcomes you to the property. Imagine the sound of the soothing, babbling stream from inside the home’s living room! Move-in ready as a 2nd home getaway or a year-round sanctuary. The wide expanse of windows in this contemporary post & beam home offers an abundance of light. MLS#582609, $790,000

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REZONING IN DOWNTOWN CROZET

HAS CREATED THIS FANTASTIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY! This corner lot is located at Tabor and High St. Excellent opportunity for investors to take advantage of high density zoning - Imagine a boutique hotel or 4 story residential/commercial condo building. (As is, this property has 4 bedrooms 3 full and 1 half bathrooms. Garage apartment provides rental income or guest suite.) DEVELOPERS AND INVESTORS CALL ABOUT THIS BEFORE ITS GONE! MLS#583281,

$950,000 NORM JENKINS 434-996-6652 normjenkins89@gmail.com

3510 Remson Court, Ste. 301 Charlottesville, VA 22901

Keller Williams Alliance - Charlottesville 434-220-2200 3510 Remson Ct, Suite 301, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Situated on 26 acres in Albemarle Co.

A short drive from Rt. 29 South and Rt.151. Lovely home w/1400 s.f. cottage offers an idyllic retreat to those looking for the peace of rural life without the seclusion. Living room w/ fireplace & built-ins. First floor master suite w/ double sinks & laundry. 2nd floor w/2 large bedrooms, full bath. Beautiful views. Multi-tiered fish/lilly pond. Cottage w/partially finished 2nd floor has many possibilities. MLS 579357 $579,000 Allen Persinger, Jr., REALTOR 540.448.3145 Cell 540.886.3447 Office AllenPersinger@remaxagent.com

RE/MAX Advantage 413 N. Coalter Street Staunton, Virginia 24401


New Construction On The Lake Newly Constructed 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Home near downtown Charlottesville. Fabulous Views of Carters Mountain & Willow Lake from one of 4 Decks (including a Rooftop Deck). Master Suite with Large Bath, 2 Walk-in Closets, Fireplace & Private Deck. High ceilings, 3 Fireplaces, Bamboo & Tile flooring, Modern Kitchen with Granite Counters & Stainless Appliances, are just some of the features that make this house a Must See. Just $429,900. Call 434-260-1040 for information and tour. Call Agent Allan 434-962-2134

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The best of both worlds. Country living, but just minutes to Scottsville & a short ride to Charlottesville. Well maintained one level home with 3 bdrms. on main level w/a 1st floor master suite w/attached bath. FR w/hardwood floors & gas log fireplace. Newly remodeled kitchen w/tiled back splash, white cabinets, new garbage disposal, large pantry, new counter tops, sink. Upgraded baths on first level w/new cabinets, sink, toilets. New carpeting in bedrooms. Finished lower level w/4th bedrm/family rm, full bath, storage area & closet. Heated/air conditioned workshop/hobby rm or play room w/sink off main house with separate entry. Attached one car garage, 2 storage sheds, attached outbuilding/office/ wine room. 4 private acres in Albemarle. MLS# 584512 $289,000

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fect for canoeing, fishing and picnics. Trails meander through approximately 100 acres of mountainsides, meadows, streams, and valleys—all common ground. “It’s a wonderful natural setting,” Yates says, “but there is easy access to Route 64, and it’s quiet.” Corbin has lived in Albemarle for 16 years. He’s south of town, in the North Garden/Batesville area. “It’s absolutely gorgeous, with easy access,” he says. “We live rurally, in the mountains, yet we’re only 15 minutes back to town. it’s just a terrific place to live.” And it’s going to stay that way. “There is no long plan for major subdivision creation, no plan in the works to put a huge infrastructure system down here,” he notes with satisfaction. “The growth areas that have been established are north and east of town. So the southwest part of Albemarle County is going to remain pretty quiet and pretty rural.” Corbin speaks fondly of “the circle” that is Albemarle County around Charlottesville. “You go from the mountains right to the Piedmont fairly quickly through our area, so that allows for a different terrain as you move from west to east. There is plenty,” he says, with unmistakable understatement, “to enjoy here.”

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just 12 miles west of the city between Ivy and Interstate 64, is Peacock Hill. A 350-acre peach and apple orchard back in the 1940s, its approximately 175 homes are surrounded by large farms and heavily wooded slopes and enjoy views of Ragged Mountain and the Blue Ridge Mountain range.” Corbin is enthusiastic about North Pointe, slated to open in the spring of 2020 across from the UVA Research Park and just south of the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC). Single-family homes will sit on one-quarter to one-half acre lots and feature sidewalks, street lighting, a dedicated homeowner’s association and more. Playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, dog parks and trails will provide the setting for social life. This 200+ home development close by the Rivanna River will boast no less than nine pocket parks, plus an elementary school with soccer and baseball fields available for residents after hours. Pools and a clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness facility will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Commercial space will be set aside for shops and restaurants. Amenities include a recycling center, two tennis courts, a children’s playground, and a five-acre lake per-


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Briarwood Homes located near NGIC, GE, Airport, Shopping & MORE! 4 Bed 3.5 Bath & 2 Car Garage. Mountain Views & Tons of Light! High Efficiency HVAC, BONUS Morning Room, Finished Basement w/ Full Bath. Easy to Show! MLS #581875 Listed $398k

434-981-8730

Candice@buyandsellcville.com www.BuyandSellCville.com Candice van der Linde, Realtor @Candice_Realtor

943 Glenwood Station Ln. Suite 203, Charlottesville, VA 22901

7324 Jarmans Gap Road ~ $725,000 122 acres ~ Mountain getaway

Newly Renovated 3 Bed 1.5 Bath Log Home w/ Detached Oversized Garage in Keswick area on 2.56 Acres. NEW: Roof, Gutters, Windows, Deck, HVAC, Water Heater, Tile Floors, Stainless Appliances, Washer & Dryer. One Level Living & All Hard Flooring Throughout! HUGE Stone Fireplace and Open Layout. MLS #580241 Listed $288k

4556 Jones Mill Road ~ $495,000 5 acres ~ Blue Ridge views

1938 Delila Drive Wickham Pond ~ Coming Soon

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Fairview Farm ~ $3,900,000 287 acres ~ Vineyard

6424 Burnt Acres Court ~ $224,000 Expansive lawn ~ privacy & views

ROSS L. STEVENS BROKER 434-981-5268 R S T E V E N S @ S T E V E N S A N D C O M PA N Y. N E T

1172 Quick Lane ~ $329,000 Renovation adjoining Old Trail

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Chiswell ~ $3,450,000 180 acres ~ Greenwood Estate

Brown Gap Turnpike ~ $395,000 10 acres ~ Development rights

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4 bedrooms • 3 full baths • 2 half baths www.110SIndianSpringRoad.com

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Classic colonial on almost 2 private acres overlooking pond. Spacious home on large fenced lot in picturesque setting. City home on 1/4 acre lot short drive to UVA, downtown mall & Hardwood floors, updated kitchen, multiple fireplaces, close to 3-finished levels, pool, gourmet kitchen, screened room and shopping! Light-filled spaces, 3 finished levels, screened room shopping, dining and more! mountain views too! and close to the Rivanna Trail.

For all your real estate needs... 2013 CAAR Salesperson of the Year, 2015 CAAR REALTOR© of the Year

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Patti Rowe

3325 BRAEMAR COURT GLENMORE

MUST SEE this perfect Ranch style home on over 3 acres of land in Albemarle County just minutes from Charlottesville. This 3 bedroom 2 full bath home also features a large screened in porch and a one car garage. New roof and new wrap around deck. Enjoy the privacy of sitting on your deck and looking out over your beautifully landscaped yard. In addition there is a shed with a dog kennel on the back of the property.

Custom Gaffney Home on a tree lined corner site with southern exposure. Open floor plan, stunning wood burning/gas logs great room stone FP and hand chiseled mantle, cherry hardwood floors and lots of light. Remodeled kitchen with cherry cabinets and stainless appliances, freshly painted interior, new HVAC, library w/ 4 bookshelves, 1st floor master suite with tray ceiling, TREX deck, true divided light windows and generous sized closets. Easy access to walking paths & short walk to the Clubhouse, Fitness Center, Pools, Golf, Tennis, Sports Field & Dog Park.

MLS#578128 $559,000

MLS#583367 $329,000

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY

680 NEWBRIDGE ROAD

3222 AVEBURY LANE

GLENMORE

This custom designed and built home is priced to sell! The owners spared no expense when building and now this home can be yours. Brick exterior, wrap around front porch, huge screened in porch, terrace level patio with hot tub and a wonderful private back yard are your outdoor features. Easy living floor plan with a first floor master suite, family room with a cathedral ceiling, expansive kitchen with maple cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Second floor has 3 generous bedrooms and 2 baths and the terrace level features a second master bedroom suite, an office, another family room and lots of storage. 3 car garage!

MLS#579116 $799,500

GLENMORE Situated at the end of the cul de sac provides complete privacy. Enjoy relaxing on the expansive front porch looking over an “English Garden”. Renovated gourmet kitchen opens to the family room with gas fireplace with maple built in cabinets and shelves. Also features cathedral ceiling and skylights. Hardwood floors throughout first floor except for the large sun room which has tile flooring. First floor master suite with renovated master bath. Four additional bedrooms, 3 on the second floor and 1 in the terrace level.

MLS #577439 665,000

Tom Pace

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1159 WOLF TRAP ROAD

Cell - 434.531.2214 Office - 434-260-5371 Patti.Rowe@LNF.com


Energy Savings

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Energy monitors display your home’s energy usage in real time, showing just how much energy (and money) a specific appliance or device is using. You can program your smart thermostat to turn down the heat (or let the house be warmer in the summer), then adjust to your preferred temperature before you return home. On the other hand, a Belmont woman who works irregular shifts says her best choice is to alert her smart home-heating and -cooling system when she leaves work so it’s up to speed when she reaches her house a half hour later. Smart blinds can be timed to open to receive the sun in the winter and to close to block it in summer. Or you could activate them remotely. This can make a substantial difference in energy consumption.

HOUSE & HOME

Security

Smart Homes

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BY MARILYN PRIBUS

YOU’VE HEARD OF SMART PHONES and smart cars. Well, here come smart homes! Smart technology is beginning to enhance our home-sweet-homes and the main reasons are convenience, energy savings, and security. Innovations already on the market can create a home which automatically respond to your needs. Motion detectors will know you’ve come home and turn on the lights for you. Other technology will show you who’s ringing your doorbell, brew your morning coffee and perform any number of tasks. With a Google or Amazon smart hub, you can connect to just about anything in your home. In fact, you can connect to just about anything in the world.

Convenience You can now set up a home system that provides voice control for lights, fans, and other devices. You can release your smart doorlock remotely to allow

With a smart hub

you can connect to just about anything in your home. In fact, you can connect to just about anything in the world.

a known person access to your home. You can upgrade light switches to be able to shut off all your lights with a single command. You can start your day by asking Siri about the weather and traffic reports, for example. Or tell Alexa it’s time for bed and she’ll be sure the downstairs lights are off, the doors are locked and the heat adjusted to the temperature you prefer. Some of these conveniences are more fun than function, but part of a smart house is the fun. For example, UVA nurse Carol Morrill says she likes the convenience of simply asking aloud for obscure information such as what internal temperature ensures safely cooked pork. She adds with a grin, “My husband sometimes just says, ‘Alexa, tell me a joke.’” Parent alert: We’ve even heard tell of kids enlisting the smart hub for homework assistance. Hmmm. Is this creative thinking or relying on digital help instead of doing their own work?

“What’s most important to me is the security,” declares a Fluvanna resident we’ll call Saul because he doesn’t want us to use his real name—for security reasons, of course. He and his wife have a business on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall and protect both their home and their store with cameras linked to his smart phone. “We use inexpensive motion-activated ones, he says, “and we don’t subscribe to any online services.” If a camera detects activity when there should be none, the system he set up sends an audio alert to his phone. “You can select the level of sensitivity you want,” he explains, “and even the size of the figure for alerts so our dogs don’t set off the home alarm.” He particularly likes a feature that reports if their garage door is safely shut and he can open or close it remotely. Smart doorbells can include an image of who’s at your door and alert your phone as well. Some devices include facial recognition, so a surveillance system won’t be triggered for people you know. New wrinkles in smart-ology—some just novelties and others both clever and useful—appear, seemingly, daily. For instance, an interesting safety app automatically releases smartlocks if a smoke alarm is triggered or a 9-11 call is made. This allows responders immediate access to the home.

Caveats Not all devices and apps are good choices and many are rather expensive. In addition, they are becoming more complicated to use for un-tech-savvy consumers.


What’s Next? Increasingly we are living in a wireless world with people—and their homes—adopting this “smart” lifestyle. This home technology offers a real edge for home sellers, especially in appealing to Millennial buyers. In the coming years, a home’s “smartness” will become an expected amenity. Especially with new home construction, it will be standard to have infrastructure to handle the connectivity and power load of being smart. n Marilyn Pribus and her husband live in Albemarle County. During a recent family gathering, a Boomer and a Millennial demanded their favorite song. Each rendition lasted about 10 seconds until poor Alexa got a competing request. Finally our hostess said, “Enough!”

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Stoney Creek 24 Barn Owl Best in Class! Rare opportunity to build on Lake Monocan in Stoney Creek. Big Blue Ridge view, expansive water view and yes, that's the golf course across the lake! Close to all of Stoney Creek’s amenities, the Farmers Market and a plethora of breweries, cideries, wineries and restaurants. Just 30 minutes to Charlottesville! $149,900 185 Coleman Place With nearly 150k in improvements, this meticulous, well-crafted 4 BR, 3 BA home is big on space, privacy and finishes! Situated along a quiet cul-desac on a 1.5-acre parcel adjoining open space. Bright open flow, hardwood floors, kitchen with granite, finished basement with mini kitchen/apartment, multi-purpose room, two fireplaces, covered front porch, screened porch, patio, garden shed and paved drive. Approximately 30 minutes to Charlottesville. $425,000

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The primary smart-home device providers are Google and Amazon. Unfortunately many people end up with different brands and incompatible devices, so must have several apps to control everything. Many of these devices place significant demands on existing Wi-Fi setups. The solution is to plan ahead and have a control platform compatible with your needs, your network, and your existing system. In addition, home systems can be vulnerable to hacking. Right now, they are sort of a Wild West of streaming data with a definite potential for abuse. It’s absolutely essential to have firewalls and other shielding technology to protect you.

Logan Place parcel Great opportunity to build your

dream home and have privacy and mountain views with selective clearing. The 1.77-acre lot is slightly elevated from the road to gain greater view of mountains. Surrounding woods provide a good privacy buffer from neighbors. Convenient parcel with easy access to walk to clubhouse and resort activities. Wonderful place to pick up the biking and walking trails to Lake Monocan too. $49,900

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2788 Rockfish Valley Highway • Nellysford, VA 22958

A Special Invitation for You & Your Clients You and your clients are invited to our New Home Open House Event – February 16th!

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Commercial Properties

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FOR LEASE

FOR SALE

320

West Main Street

PRICE REDUCED! $100K Great 2,800 SF Downtown Office Building includes 8 plus parking spaces. 9 ft., ceiling, Interior in excellent shape and Ready for the next owner /user. $875,000

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Main Street Best Space Downtown!! Downtown Mall, 2nd Floor, corner building w/lots of Windows and light.. Has Mall front Entrance Above Oyster House Antiques. Beautifully appointed and tastefully renovated with lots of exposed brick and modern Kitchen. Hardwood Floors throughout. Large Front area of almost 800 sf. offices and 2.5 baths.

For Additional Information go to:

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CONTEMPORARY, ONE-FLOOR LIVING IN DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTESVILLE Available now, late 2019 occupancy

For information: Roger Voisinet RE/MAX Realty Specialists 434.981.1076 roger@cvilleproperties.com


8655 MISSION HOME RD

FREE UNION, VA

$699,000

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You’re going to love all that this property has to offer! The main home is 4BR/2.5BA with home office and full, unfinished basement. The metal roof is only 4 years old and the HVAC is brand new! There is also a 3BR/2 BA log cabin with a full, unfinished basement that overlooks the pond. This is perfect for guests, Air BNB or a long term rental. There are open pastures that would be perfect for your animals or growing grapes! Land has the potential for renting to a farmer and generating income for the owner. There is so much potential for this property to be income producing immediately! Enjoy all that the Free Union area has to offer with the taxes of Greene County!

Licensed to sell real estate in Virginia Dedicated to providing customer excellence Military Relocation Professional Designation Military wife Proud resident of Greene County Devoted to family and profession

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HOME SALES STATS

ENDING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 27, 2019

There were 37 sales in the 11 county and city areas n 14 were in Albemarle with an average price of $352,994 n 7 were in Charlottesville with an average price of $296,643 n 1 was in Fluvanna with a price of $374,000 n 8 were in Greene with an average price of $280,035 n 2 were in Louisa with an average price of $276,450 n 3 were in Nelson with an average price of $310,000 n 1 was in Orange with a price of $42,525 n 1 was in Waynesboro with a price of $160,000

40 FLINTSTONE COURT BARBOURSVILLE

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT (Note: Real estate tax information gathered from local government Web sites and is believed but not guaranteed to be accurate as of publication date. Towns may assess real estate taxes in addition to those charged by each county.)

CITY OF CHARLOTTESVILLE

GREENE COUNTY

CITY OF STAUNTON

LOUISA COUNTY

CITY OF WAYNESBORO

MADISON COUNTY

ALBEMARLE COUNTY

NELSON COUNTY

www.charlottesville.org Real estate tax rate: $.95 per $100 www.staunton.va.us Real estate tax rate: $.97 per $100 www.waynesboro.va.us Real estate tax rate: $.87 per $100 www.albemarle.org Real estate tax rate: $.839 per $100

FLUVANNA COUNTY

Staff:

PUBLISHER

Aimee Atteberry aimee@c-ville.com

MARKETING SERVICES Beth Wood beth@caarrew.com 434.817.9330

EDITORIAL COORDINATOR Celeste Smucker editor@caarrew.com

DESIGN Tracy Federico designer@c-ville.com Lorena Perez designer2@c-ville.com

HOMES SOLD

5138 FREE UNION ROAD FREE UNION

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www.co.fluvanna.va.us Real estate tax rate: $.935 per $100

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ORANGE COUNTY

www.nelsoncounty.com Real estate tax rate: $.804 per $100

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NEARLY NEW ON PREMIER GLENMORE LOT

BEAUTIFUL AND ON 4.5 ACRES IN EARLYSVILLE

NEW HOME ON 5 ACRES IN ALBEMARLE

CAREFREE LIVING 5 MINUTES FROM UVA GROUNDS.

Beautifully upgraded specs. Grand open family room/eat-in kitchen. 1st floor master suite. Walk- out terrace level is finished and naturally well lit. Enjoy nearby golf, tennis, swimming and more. $829,000.

Quietly tucked away north of town, yet in a nice neighborhood. High ceilings and lots of windows. Spacious eat-in kitchen/ family room. Finished walk-out terrace level. Covered porches and open deck for outdoor pleasure anytime. $629,000

Charm galore in this 6 bedroom home, one of which is the 1st floor master suite with two large bathrooms. Kitchen is open to the family room. Level yard is surrounded by your wooded sanctuary. $750,000

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3 bedroom condo with amenities like heated indoor pool, fine dining, library, game and craft rooms. Watch the sunrise over Monticello. Reserved garage parking. $375,000.

COMING SOON

UNDER CONTRACT

21 FREE UNION ACRES WITH GORGEOUS VIEWS AND COTTAGE.

Build your dream home with a view while living in the charming cottage or just use as wonderful get away. Interesting man cave/ she shed outbuilding. Some pasture. $995,000.

City Home with 2 Bedroom Apartment. Charming brick one- level home has open floor plan. Beautiful, mature landscaping. Basement apartment with separate entrance and its own driveway and parking. Convenient to downtown, yet quiet area. $350,000.

Jim McVay

Roy Wheeler Realty Associate of the Year 2017 Associate Broker • Charlottesville Realtor since 1978 434-962-3420 • jim@jimmcvay.com Roy Wheeler Realty Co. 1100 Dryden Ln. Charlottesville, VA 22903

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27 Acres in Earlysville with New Guest House. Gorgeous building site for your dream home construction. Use the 1700 sq ft guest house as a country get-away or where you live while your main home is being built. Portion of land is in pasture. 1500 sq ft storage building. $995,000.


Privacy & Elegance in the Country

1460 Brentwood Way ⋅ $649,900 5 bed, 5 full bath, 1 half bath

Enjoy your own Private Lake

2920 Doctor’s Crossing ⋅ $875,000 4 Bed, 3 full bath, 1 half bath

Architectural Stunner with Pool!

355 Spring Lane ⋅ $1,232,000 5 bed, 5 full bath, 2 half bath

Stately brick in a gorgeous country setting! Located on 1.67 acres on a cul-de-sac in sought-after Walnut Hills neighborhood, this elegant home has 5 spacious bedroom suites, every bedroom has its own bathroom! Sunny main level w/hardwood floors & chic architectural touches throughout.

All 4 bedrooms of this elegant home are on the main level, including stunning master suite with wood floors, bay window and huge en suite bathroom, all opening onto a deck with views. Main level also features spacious kitchen, elegant front living room, plus a den with high ceilings and fireplace.

This spectacular home on 7 beautifully landscaped acres in Ivy/Western Albemarle features a swimming pool plus apartment over detached garage. Enter the large foyer with soapstone floor. Modern farmhouse-style kitchen includes walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar.

Pristine Home in Ruckersville

Oasis in the Heart of the City

Idyllic Home, Mountain Views

293 Ridgemont Rd ⋅ $379,000 4 bed, 2 full bath, 1 half bath

1711 Rugby Ave ⋅ $739,000 3 bed, 2 full bath

5197 Coventry Ln ⋅ $419,900 4 bed, 3 full bath, 1 half bath

Light-filled open-plan main level has spacious living room with fireplace, formal dining room plus modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. Back patio overlooks huge completely fenced yard. Neighborhood amenities include basketball and tennis courts, park space, and picnic areas.

www.jamie.realtor (434) 953-0956

Gorgeous home in sought-after Rugby neighborhood. Beautifully landscaped yard w/ stone patio, fountain, creek running through, & full privacy fence. High-end features throughout: true divided-light windows, French doors, built-in shelving & four reclaimed stained-glass windows.

Modern kitchen with sunny breakfast nook and stainless steel appliances. Large bedrooms, including master suite with HUGE bathroom including soaking Jacuzzi tub and dual vanity. Back deck overlooking rolling fields. Upgrades throughout, including fresh paint in the entire interior of home.

941 Glenwood Station Lane Suite 302 Charlottesville VA, 22901

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