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WATER FRONT HOME. Cme enjoy the rear deck with views of the water. Ready to move this home offers an open floor plan with spacious kitchen with center island, large dining area, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, unfinished basement and laundry on the second floor. $264,500. MatthewWoodsonProperties.com 434-960-5187. (570150)

WONDERFUL PROPERTY - Brick one level home on a full basement, sited on a glorious woodland lot. Current owners have loved every inch of it and have built lovely stone walls accenting the setting and the covered, flagstone rear patio. The screened porch opens from the family room and overlooks the woodland area. $375,000. CharlottesvilleHOME.com Virginia Gardner, 434-981-0871. (569246)

GREAT VALUE HOME in convenient location. Home offers 4BR/2BA. Main level laundry, eat-in kitchen and full unfinished basement. Full covered front porch and rear deck. Just minutes to schools and town of Stanardsville. Updated windows, recent vinyl siding and roof replacements. $189,000. MatthewWoodsonProperties.com 434-9605187. (568387)

AMAZING NEW CONSTRUCTION. Easy living 1-level home with open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, hardwood & ceramic flooring, kitchen with granite counters, SS appliances, master w/walk-in closet, separate tiled shower & soaking tub. Oversized rear deck and covered porch. Walking distance to Greene Hills Country Club. $325,000. MatthewWoodsonProperties.com 434-960-5187. (568155)

THE POPULAR ROSS FLOOR PLAN, to be customized by you on over 4 acres of land! Lovely colonial has a great room with extra windows, formal dining room, kitchen with stainless appliances, 4 bedrooms upstairs and convenient laundry. Upgraded Master bath layout. NO HOA fees. Looking for a different floor plan, we’ve got it! $259,850. susanstewart76@gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (563190)

THE STAUNTON MODEL with upgrades including hardwood floors, oak stairs, upgraded windows and interior doors, kitchen with upgraded cabinets, 10x16 rear deck overlooking common area, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and laundry upstairs, pull down attic stairs and storage. Many floor plans and lots available at Sycamore Landing. $268,795. susanstewart76@ gmail.com Susan Stewart 434-242-3550. (559492)

THE SOUTHERN VIEWS of the Blue Ridge Mountains only add to the appeal of this renovated home at Wintergreen Resort! Its placement above a back drop of greenery offering panoramic views was well thought out & will take your breath away. Located only a short walk from The Mountain Village, ski slopes, & The Market. $579,000. Gavin Sherwood, 434-962-0226. (569779)

THE VIEWS, elevator, & covered parking are just 3 of the benefits of this condo at Virginia's Premier 4 Season Resort. Large wraparound deck nestled against a natural rock formation gives panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains & ski slopes. The elevator grants accessibility to all with 1-level living. Location with a view & shuttle service at your front door! $269,000. Gavin Sherwood, 434-962-0226. (569322)

THE APPEAL of this 3BR/2BA home atop Virginia's Premier 4 Season Resort is limitless! Minutes from the slopes, hiking trails, shopping, & restaurants. Large & level lot, easy access, 1st floor master bedroom, lofted great room w/ stone fireplace, large front & rear decks, outdoor firepit, & hot tub, granite kitchen counters & open floor plan. $219,900. Gavin Sherwood, 434-962-0226. (569259)

THIS MOUNTAIN CHALET offers privacy along with a fabulous renovation completed during 2017! Improvements include new roof, 2 deck replacements, windows, light fixtures, laminate and tile flooring, complete kitchen remodel and much more. 1st floor master bed and bath give you one-level living at Virginia's Premier Four Season Resort! $295,000. Gavin Sherwood, 434-962-0226. (569809)

UNIQUE FARM HOUSE DESIGN on over 6 acres w/ small stoned pond, combines rustic feel with all the expected amenities: upgraded kitchen, granite counters, breakfast bar. Open kitchen/dining/living room for great entertaining. 1st floor master, 2 add’l bedrooms upstairs. Unfinished basement w/rough-in bath. $349,500. MatthewWoodsonProperties. com 434-960-5187. (558165)

STORY BOOK SETTING of a cabin in the woods! This early 1800's log home is an unfinished project. Cabin has been stripped down to the original logs and is ready to be finished. Small addition on the back of the cabin for kitchen area and utilities. Well, driveway and electric already in place. Private yet convenient. Minutes to schools and shopping. $109,000. Matthew Woodson, 434-960-5187. (566163)

PRICED BELOW RECENT APPRAISAL. This is a nice private property close to town but has the peace and quiet of country living. Enjoy the three bedrooms and two and a half baths plus an office in addition to the 3-car detached garage with shop space. Walkout unfinished basement with wood burning fireplace. $355,000. Lee Wyatt, 540-7183065. (564107)

PRICED TO SELL! Beautiful 4-bedroom, 3.5 bath farm house on 2.38 acres with several out buildings. Remodeled in 1998 and convenient to Orange, Culpeper and Fredericksburg. Enjoy the country lifestyle while being near nice towns for shopping. Shown by appointment only. $299,000. Lee Wyatt, 540-718-3065. (559952)

UPGRADES GALORE in this well cared for home. Crown molding throughout with tray ceilings, rich hardwood floors, super modern kitchen with quartz counter tops and marble tile back splash, 1st floor owner’s suite, sunny sitting room off kitchen opens to woods with privacy. Open floor plan great for entertaining. $325,000. Bevin Cetta Boisvert, 434996-8633.(568712)

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IMMACULATE EXECUTIVE HOME privately situated in the Carters Bridge estate area. Visitors are guaranteed to be impressed upon entering the foyer, with its light-filled airy feel, flanked by generously proportioned rooms with exceptional custom detail. Manicured landscaping and formal gardens. Additional acreage available. $849,500. JimBonner. com 434-951-5102. jim@jimbonner.com (569206)

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ROOM TO ROAM, almost 250 acres to explore and enjoy, mixture of pasture, hardwoods and pine, well maintained and very private. 3BR/2BA farm house last renovated in the 60's but retaining much of the original (late 1800's) interior trim and character, heart pine floors on both levels. 23 division rights and wonderful mountain views. $1,999,999. Warren Maupin, 434-962-8939. (569856)

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CUSTOM-BUILT and meticulously maintained. Over 13,000sf features: 6BR/4.5BA, dining room w/cooktop, large kitchen w/FP, island seats 5, breakfast nook, family room w/ FP, sunroom, media room, master suite w/FP, 4-car garage, swimming pool & patio w/gas firepit, 2-gated entrances, mountain views, mature landscaping, pond, fenced for privacy. $1,695,000. Duke Merrick, 434-962-5658. (570007)

SWEETHEART FARM. 36 acre horse farm in the Green Springs area of Louisa Cty. The home dates to 1890 but has been completely renovated and expanded for comfort. An older but very serviceable 10-stall center aisle barn with hayloft is ideal for your equine friends. (2) run-in sheds, board fenced pastures and (2) ponds complete the efficient operations. $535,000. www.GerriRussell.com 434-531-9581. (546285)

HIGHGROUND COTTAGE. In the heart of Keswick Hunt and Wine Country this charming cottage on 15 acres offers a very private setting with open fields and streams plus views of the Southwest Mtns. Build your barn and ride out or plant your grapes, this home has it all with 3BR/2.5BA and large light-filled public rooms. A rare opportunity to be in a fabulous location. $735,000. Jane Porter Fogleman, 434-981-1274. (559122)

31+ GORGEOUS ACRES with 2 separate homes, 4 storage/multi-use bldgs, screened porch, decks/patios galore, gardens, hardwoods and riding/walking trails. Perfect property for country B & B or use second home as guest house or home for aging in place. Close to everything Nelson 151 has to offer, yet private. 5 division rights. $589,000. Kathryn Bentley, 434-989-6769. (568166)

1900 COUNTRY MANOR retreat w/upscale elegant modern conveniences. 10' ceilings, original pine flooring, gourmet eat-in kitchen w/butler’s pantry, formal dining, living room & office, new sunroom, mudroom & laundry. Separate garage w/upstairs living space, brick/stone patio & outdoor FP. 400' of waterfront on stocked lake! 10 acres and extra 10 acre lot. $549,000. Julie Holbrook, 434-989-4415. (557873)

HOLLY SPRINGS FARM. Look out over your own private lake from nearly every room in this 1999 single level home (with full basement). Luxurious master suite with 3 additional bedrooms privately situated at the other end of the 4000+ sq. ft. home. Open pastures and barn on 31+ acres. New, expansive deck overlooking lake and new dock $895,000. JimBonner.com 434-951-5102. jim@jimbonner.com (558881)

LOCATED ON a very private, beautifully landscaped 16 acre lot with pond, this one owner home features 5BR/5. 5BA, eat-in kitchen, 1st floor master suite, large sun room, finished basement, oversized detached 2 car garage with large studio above, whole house generator, screened porch and hot tub. The property is a birder’s paradise and is a certified natural habitat. $749,900. Mike Peters 434-981-3995. (566408)

COME TO MADISON COUNTY and build your dream home. Wake up every morning to the peace and beauty that abounds on this spectacular country offering. This property enjoys gently rolling pasture land, woodlands and mountain views. There's even an old cabin that could possibly be restored. Plenty of building spots for you to choose from. $1,625,625. www.GerriRussell.com 434-531-9581. (552759)

7.18+/- WOODED ACRES with approximately 300' of road frontage on Rt. 33 between Ruckersville and Barboursville. Approximately 20 minutes to Charlottesville and only minutes from Ruckersville. $60,000. June Seay, 434-981-9038. (549356)

MOSTLY WOODED 173 acre tract with superb frontage on Route 33 in Louisa. Beautiful rolling woodland with primarily mixed growth hardwoods, one section in pines. Old home place still standing. $425,000. Maury Atkins 540-2232719. (497993)

BEAUTIFUL WOODED CORNER LOT in a relatively low traffic area at Wintergreen Resort. Close to hiking and many resort amenities including Devils Knob Golf Course, Devils Knob Grill, and the Wintergarden Spa. The Mountain Village is a short drive. This is a great home site for a private place to enjoy the mountain! $25,500. Gavin Sherwood, 434-962-0226. (553916)

THE LOCATION of this building lot offers resort-style living with unparalleled privacy and serenity! Benefits of Stoney Creek living include proximity to the amenities of Wintergreen Resort such as golf, tennis, skiing, swimming pools, and nature/hiking trails in your own community! Charlottesville, Waynesboro, and Lynchburg are within a short driving distance. $40,000. Gavin Sherwood, 434-962-0226. (565531)

LOOKING FOR A VIEW? Take the time to preview this 10.29 acre building parcel situated north of Charlottesville that enjoys a panoramic year around view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Parcel is a mix of mature pines that add to the privacy along with an elevated building site. $195,000. info@ stevewhiterealtor.com Steve White, 242-8355. (562031)

SPECTACULAR 4.26 ACRE PARCEL, located close to Prince Michel Vineyard and Winery. Parcel enjoys dramatic Blue Ridge Mountain views, rolling open pasture. This beautiful parcel has long road frontage along James City Road. $74,500. (3.21 acres also available for $79,500 - see mls 562364). info@stevewhiterealtor.com Steve White, 434242-8355. (562365)

2.03 WOODED ACRES located in a very desirable location and school districts of W. Albemarle County. Surrounded by very nice homes but yet enough mature nature to still have privacy once you build your new home. Bring your builder!! 15 minutes to Charlottesville, UVA and shopping. $160,000. www.TammiCampbell.com 434-882-5403. (533658)

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Circa 1860, 100 AC homestead near Trump & Blenheim Vineyards. Turn Key Equestrian Facility. All the bells & whistles for the horse Private compound w/ pro sound studio, pond, guest house & cabin. enthusiast. Only 10 min from Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport! $449,500 MLS#560638 $995,000 MLS#550247

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HOLLY SPRINGS FARM

Look out over your own private lake from nearly every room! Immaculate home on 31+ acres boasting privacy & tranquility. $895,000 MLS #558881

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Come build your log cabin overlooking the 5 acre lake, near the center of this magnificent 178+ acre property. $495,000 MLS#569558

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Circa 1850, Excellent value of 74 acres in Scottsville. Vintage dependencies, new horse barn with indoor pool. $795,000 MLS#564151

ESMONT COTTAGE

Classic 3BR 2B brick home, w/ full, unfin basement, built in 1973. Nicely preserved, on 3+ AC, in southern Albemarle. $198,500 MLS#554105

EDNAM FOREST Stately brick home on one of the finest elevated & sunny lots in Ednam Forest. Beautifully maintained w/ 4 BR & ample unfinished space.

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Exquisite home w/ custom detailing throughout. 1st floor master, 3 generously sized bedrooms & ample outdoor living areas. $1,350,000 MLS # 565879

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Immaculate executive home privately situated in the Carters Bridge estate area. Additional acreage available. $849,500 MLS# 569206

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Extraordinary home c 1850 on 16+ AC. Classic finishes, vaulted ceilings, above garage apt. & rolling pastures in a private setting. $499,000 MLS#555704

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Stately Albemarle estate of 21 acres. 9 bedrooms, pool, pond, 6 car garage, 4 kitchens. $2,200,000 MLS#513246

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Prime, gently rolling farmland near Scottsville. 3 ponds, serviceable barns and equipment shed. $650,000 MLS #550478


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Top row (left to right) – Quinton Beckham, Matthew Woodson, Kathy Markwood, Carol Costanzo, Rives Bailey, Peg Gilliland, Tim Carson, and S. Lisa Herndon. Bottom row (left to right) – Pam Dent, Rachel Burns, Anthony McGhee, Arleen Yobs, Tele Jenifer, and Tom Woolfolk.

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• Matthew Woodson, Roy Wheeler Realty - Greene The installation event was sponsored by Stony Point Design/Build, SunTrust Mortgage, CAAR Real Estate Weekly, Stanley Martin Homes, Student Services Moving & Storage, UVA Community Credit Union / Member Options, Virginia Housing Development Authority, and AskLandis. Photography provided by Tod Cohen Photography.

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The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) has announced the recipients of its annual awards and REALTOR® Hall of Fame for 2017. The awards were presented on Thursday, January 4th at the Boar’s Head Inn, following the installation of the 2018 CAAR Board of Officers and Directors. The Affiliate of the Year recognizes a CAAR affiliate member who goes the extra step to help further the goals and objectives of the Association, CAAR members, their clients, and the community at large. The 2017 award recipient was Cynthia Adams of Pearl Certification.

Immediate Past President Anthony McGhee (right) presented the Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR) Blue Ridge with the President’s Award. Amanda LeMon accepted the award as Immediate Past President of WCR Blue Ridge.

improve his or her skills by engaging in continuing education courses and the achievement of professional designations. The 2017 award recipient was Kristin Cummings Streed of Loring Woodriff Real Estate Associates. The REALTOR® Ethics in Action of the Year recognizes a REALTOR® who is sought out by other REALTORS® who are seeking advice and counsel on questions concerning the

CAAR Installs 2018 President, Officers, & Directors The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® (CAAR) announced the installation of 2018 President Arleen Yobs during a breakfast ceremony on Thursday, January 4th at the Boar’s Head Inn. Over 200 guests were in attendance, including members and leadership from local industry partners and Virginia REALTORS®. Yobs is a REALTOR® and Associate Broker with Nest Realty Group. She has been an active member in the Association since 1985 – serving on the Board of Directors for nine years. She is an advocate for the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC), and is a member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Blue Ridge. In addition to Yobs’ installation, the following Officers and Directors were also installed:

Officers • President-Elect, Tele Jenifer, Real Estate III – North • Treasurer, Tom Woolfolk, Keller Williams Alliance – Charlottesville • Immediate Past President, Anthony McGhee, Assist2Sell-First Rate Realty

Immediate Past President Anthony McGhee passed the gavel to President Arleen Yobs.

Directors • Rives Bailey, Montague Miller & Co. Westfield • Quinton Beckham, Keller Williams Alliance - Charlottesville • Rachel Burns, RE/MAX Realty Specialists - Charlottesville • Tim Carson, Real Estate III - North • Carol Costanzo, Montague Miller & Co. – Westfield • Pam Dent, Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. • Peg Gilliland, Charlottesville Solutions • S. Lisa Herndon, Keller Williams Alliance - Charlottesville • Kathy Markwood, Roy Wheeler Realty - Greene

Left to right: Donna Patton, Cynthia Adams, Andrea Hubbell, Kristin Cummings Streed, and Tele Jenifer.

The Rising Star of the Year award recognizes a REALTOR® member who has held an active salesperson’s license for 18 consecutive months or less and balances sales volume and education with CAAR events and civic duties. The 2017 award recipient was Andrea Hubbell of Nest Realty Group. The Sales Associate of the Year recognizes a REALTOR® who is a top sales producer, active in the Association and the community, and continues to

Code of Ethics and professional standards. The 2017 REALTOR® Ethics in Action award recipient was Tele Jenifer of Real Estate III – North. The REALTOR® of the Year honors a member who has participated in the REALTOR® Associations at the local, state and national levels. Involvement in civic and community organizations is necessary, as is a high level of education and a dedication to the profession. The 2017 award recipient was Donna


Lori Chapman (left) received a CAAR REALTOR® Hall of Fame award from 2018 CAAR President Arleen Yobs.

UVA Community Credit Union Lends A Hand To The Community Kris Jensen (left) accepted Pat Jensen’s CAAR REALTOR® Hall of Fame award from 2018 CAAR President Arleen Yobs.

Joe Aust (left) received a CAAR REALTOR® Hall of Fame award from 2018 CAAR President Arleen Yobs.

New Mortgage Program for Community Support Workers to Provide Down Payment and Closing-Cost Assistance One good turn deserves another. It’s the philosophy behind the Helping Hand Homeownership Program developed by UVA Community Credit Union. The Credit Union supports individuals who make their living serving others in the community by providing matching funds for the down payment on a home mortgage and assistance for closing costs. “People often make a financial sacrifice when choosing a career in public service, and this sometimes puts homeownership out of reach,” says Alison DeTuncq, Credit Union president/CEO. “The Helping Hand Homeownership Program is a way of closing that gap. It gives us the opportunity to thank these

What’s Happening Around Town? Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue Purchases Property In Albemarle County After nine years of operating through foster and leased farms, Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue has purchased a permanent home near Batesville, Virginia. The 172-acre property, named Castle Rock Farm, will allow Hope’s Legacy to better serve the community’s equines in need. Since 2008, Hope’s Legacy has rescued over 150 Virginia horses, donkeys, mules, miniature horses and ponies from situations ranging from Animal Control seizures to owner surrenders due to extenuating circumstances. The Rescue became better known to the public when they took in a combined 48 horses from the Nottaway and

Peaceable Farm seizures in 2015 and 2016. “That was a particularly challenging time for us, because of the limited space we had,” said Maya Proulx, Hope’s Legacy’s Executive Director. “The new property will allow us to respond to catastrophic situations like those much better, and to overall serve more animals.” The need for the Rescue’s services is not going away. Proulx gets an average of 5 calls per week, asking if Hope’s Legacy has room to take in an animal for various reasons. “We are very fortunate to be working with the Merrill family on the purchase of this land,” stated Proulx. To date, Hope’s Legacy has raised $325,000 as a down-payment on the property. During 2018, the Rescue will enter Phase II of their Capital Campaign. The goal is to raise $585,000, which will cover an additional payment on the land, plus building a farm from the ground up. Fencing, barns, run-in sheds, a training ring, clearing land, and a variety of other projects are needed not only to operate the Rescue, but for rehabilitating horses and donkeys. Also included in that amount is the annual operating expenses for the Rescue. It costs about $342 per day to care for the animals. There are 21 horses and donkeys currently at the Rescue, of which about half are permanent residents due to health or age issues. “We could not do this without the generous donors who invest in the mission of Hope’s Legacy,” said Ms. Proulx. Twenty acres of pasture will be fenced in immediately, and will accommodate the transfer of horses and donkeys from Hope’s Legacy’s current leased farm in Afton. The Castle Rock Farm purchase will enable the Rescue to accommodate about 50 percent more equines than currently served. About Hope’s Legacy: Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in central Virginia. Since 2008, we have taken in over 150 Virginia horses, donkeys, ponies, mules, and miniature horses subjected to abuse, abandonment and owner surrender. We rescue, rehabilitate, and whenever possible, adopt out animals to new, loving, and well-matched homes. www.hopeslegacy.com. Contact: Maya Proulx, Executive Director, 434-531-5688, hopeslegacy@ hotmail.com; or Rosi Beachy, Director of Development, 434-989-2949, development@hopeslegacy.com. Mailing address: Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue, Inc., 5145 Taylor Creek Road, Afton, Virginia 22920.

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About CAAR – The Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS® serves more than 1,000 real estate professionals and affiliate members throughout the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. Widely recognized as the leading voice for real estate in Central Virginia since 1925, CAAR members bring professionalism and high ethical standards to every business transaction. The Association advocates for the protection of private property rights and provides tools and technology for members to achieve expertise in serving the needs of customers and clients. The CAAR membership is committed to enriching the region’s neighborhoods by engaging in a variety of educational programs as well as community service events each year.

public-spirited people for their service, while strengthening their ties to the communities they serve. By supporting them, we all benefit.” Under the Helping Hand Homeownership Program, veterans and active duty servicemen and servicewomen are eligible for as much as $10,000 in assistance, while current and retired law enforcement officers, educators, healthcare workers, firefighters, and other first responders may receive up to $7,500—as long as they are first-time homebuyers (they have not purchased a home within the last three years). The Credit Union has extended the program to additional first-time homebuyers who may receive up to $5,000. To qualify, applicants must finance their home with the Credit Union’s mortgage division, Member Options, and household income must be less than or equal to 80 percent of the county area median income or state median family income, adjusted for family size. “We believe that a large number of people in our community could qualify for this program,” says Matt Sweetanos, Director of Mortgage Services. “We urge people in public service to contact the Credit Union at 434-964-2001 or visit our Helping Hand Homeownership page at uvacreditunion.org, and find out how we can be of service to them!” UVA Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit, member-owned cooperative that provides a wide range of convenient and professionally managed financial services to its members. Membership is open to those who live, work, or own a business located in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, or Rappahannock.

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highest career honor. These REALTORS® made significant, outstanding, and exceptional contributions to the local, state, and national associations, and have served for a combined 108 years. Recipients included: Joe Aust of Long & Foster – Historic Downtown, Lori Chapman of Real Estate III – Glenmore, and in memoriam, Pat Jensen of Real Estate III – North. The installation event was sponsored by Stony Point Design/Build, SunTrust Mortgage, CAAR Real Estate Weekly, Stanley Martin Homes, Student Services Moving & Storage, UVA Community Credit Union / Member Options, Virginia Housing Development Authority, and AskLandis. Photography provided by Tod Cohen Photography.

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Patton of Keller Williams Alliance – Charlottesville. Immediate Past President Anthony McGhee presented the prestigious President’s Award to the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Blue Ridge, which made significant contributions to the Association’s success last year. To conclude the awards ceremony, CAAR inducted three members to the CAAR REALTOR® Hall of Fame, the


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ercise, and dedication to community. So come support our local farmers and artisans at the Winter Farmer’s Market at the IX Art Park every Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., January 13, 2018 through March 24, 2018. The IX Art Park is opening both the outdoor piazza and our heated indoor event space to farmers and vendors to peddle their wares. Free parking, ADA-accessible restrooms, and seating areas are located on-site. Market Central will be present to accept SNAP and EBT cards. As demand for local food continues to grow, so too have the opportunities for America’s farmers to market fresh food directly to the consumer. According to statistics recently released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), farmers markets and farm stands account for roughly $2 billion of the $3 billion that Americans spend annually on farm-direct products. This revenue, in turn, supports the livelihoods of more than 165,000 mostly small and mid-sized farms and ranches. “Farmers markets play a vital role not just in generating real income for farmers, but in forming healthy, prosperous food systems,” says Jen Cheek, Executive Director of the Farmers Market Coalition. “By providing the opportu-

Products, Bellair Farm CSA, Bowerbird Bakeshop, Ternion Springs Farm, Dreaming Bee Designs, Capital City Candle. IX Art Park is a public, non-commercial, interactive space for spontaneous dreaming and the power of collective creativity. The IX Art Park marks Charlottesville as a cultural magnet in Virginia, and provides a new model for community building and the role of private entities in creating civic infrastructure. The IX Art Park is located at the corner of Monticello Avenue and 2nd Street, just 2 blocks from the downtown mall. Admission is free and the park is open dawn to dusk, 7 days a week (and later for events). To learn more about IX Art Park, please visit ixartpark.com n nity for farmers to connect directly with consumers, markets serve as education centers. Vendors are teaching customers about agriculture and sharing recipes and new foods with their neighbors. Markets are making people and communities stronger and healthier.” ”We are so excited to provide our community space to Charlottesville’s beloved Farmers Market during the winter months. We hope everyone will come out to support our small, independent farmers, connect with neighbors, and

shop for local products,” says Ludwig Kuttner, owner of the IX property. As of today, vendors signed up include: Maggie’s Pottery, Family Ties and Pies, Priyas Now Serving, Michael Turk & Co., Zeus’s Gourmet Barkery, Piedmont Environmental Council, The Enchanted Apothecary, LLC, Carousel Kitchen, Girls Day Out, Orange Dot Baking Company, Carpe Donut, Cold Country Salmon, Good Phyte Foods, Tempest and Spark, Virginia Trout Farm, Midnight Golden Goddess Body

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ne of 2017’s biggest real estate stories was the emergence of a fast-growing new construction market, which continues to keep builders very busy, in many cases, well into this year. Historically low interest rates and an upward trending stock market motivated buyers to jump into the market, seriously depleting inventories of existing homes and encouraging many to consider new construction for the first time. More of the same is on the way this year according to the Realtor.com® 2018 National Housing Forecast that predicts a seven percent increase in new home sales and a three percent growth in home starts. Home sales are expected to be even more robust in southern states thanks to “healthy building levels combating the housing shortage.” In our area, agents are enthusiastic about the prospect of another profitable year of new home sales. Thanks to quality of life variables like our gorgeous scenery that regularly attract buyers, we can also count on the market stability that comes from UVA and

our expanding tech sector all of which bring high-income newcomers still actively working as well as those ready to retire. Fortunately these buyers will have a variety of new home options to choose from as more neighborhoods come on line and builders work to meet the growing demand for such popular options as one-level living and energy efficient design.

Customized and Carefree Design New homes are a hot commodity for many reasons, a big one being that buyers can customize the design to suit their current lifestyle. Some are looking for a change because they are entering retirement, while others have outgrown their starter homes and want something bigger to accommodate a growing family. A smaller, easier-to-maintain and energy efficient home appeals to many of these buyers due to lifestyles that don’t leave time for house cleaning or yard work. Still others want an open floor plan that works well for entertaining or large family gatherings.

Whatever the reason, a popular way to describe this trend is “right sizing,” and it can be about buyers at any stage of life who see the value of designing a home to fit their unique situation, explained Greg Slater, Associate Broker with Nest Realty Group. While these buyers may find a resale home that suits them, many choose to go the new construction route after seeing homes with obsolete floor plans, he continued. In today’s world, livable floor plans often include homes on one level—or at least those with a first floor master suite—that make life easier now while also facilitating aging in place. Many new homes are also characterized by open floor plans that adapt well to a variety of different kinds of lifestyle needs. Michelle Pike with Roy Wheeler Realty Co. helps many clients who want to age comfortably in place and appreciate features such as wider doors (to permit passage via wheelchair or walker), no-step entries and single-level living. Her clients also demand other features that make life easier such as walk-in showers that are much larger than the familiar rectangular stalls.

While these kinds of amenities accommodate aging in place, they also make it possible for home owners to stay put without major renovation expense if they are unexpectedly disabled. And down the line, selling the home will be easier because it appeals to so many different kinds of buyers. Many new home buyers also love the advantages of smart technology, explained Sasha Farmer, Vice President of Montague Miller and Co. Realtors, Inc. With the right systems in place, home owners can monitor their house whether they are just out for the evening or on the other side of the world. Did they really turn off the stove? Are the doors and windows locked and security system turned on? Is the next door neighbor remembering to water the plants? Are the teenagers having an unexpected party? Along with innovative smart technology a multitude of other options are now available for folks who want to free up time for pursuits such as working a demanding job, or enjoying volunteer, recreational or social activities. These amenities could include anything from maintenance-free decking


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to quartz countertops to hardiplank siding and smaller yards. Of course, with a new home, buyers can choose the ones that fit their budgets and make the most sense for their lifestyles. One popular low maintenance option is a resilient, commercial-grade laminate flooring, explained Andrea Akers, Sales Administrator with Southern Development Homes, that is very easy to maintain. This flooring can be more expensive than hardwood, but “it lasts forever,” she said and, the other good news is, it is impervious to damage from pets, high heels and other sharp objects.

a year. “Energy efficiency continues to be key to the new home buyer,” Slater said. Rob Johnson with Green Mountain Construction agrees stating that in today’s market savvy new home buyers understand the value of the long term payback associated with energy saving features such as additional insulation, especially when they plan to stay for awhile. Interest in green and energy savings is also evident in the increased use of solar panels in new homes. Akers’ company has responded to this interest by partnering with Sigora Solar, a local

continues to be a driving force in our market.” The Report continues adding that there was a 49 percent year-overyear increase in contracts on attached homes of which “31 percent...were new construction properties.” This kind of momentum plus the continued inventory shortage of resale homes also bodes well for new construction in 2018 The years of 2016 and 2017 were “the years of new construction,” said Michael Guthrie, CEO and Managing Broker for Roy Wheeler Realty Co., who added that new homes have been “an increasing percentage of total

Still another appealing and carefree feature of new homes is the warranties, said Susan Stewart with the Zion Crossroads office of Roy Wheeler Realty Co., whose new home buyers sleep better knowing that everything is covered for years to come. “Peace of mind is everything these days,” she emphasized.

solar energy provider. The cost of the panels can be included in the buyers’ mortgage, or not, she added. High performance HVAC systems are also popular, Pike said, as are low-e windows that, according to energy.gov, will help pay for themselves over time by saving homeowners on the cost of heating and cooling their homes.

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Utility bills can be steep and who wouldn’t want to save on this major household expense? Commitment to a green lifestyle and concern about energy savings often send buyers into the new construction arena as these homes can be significantly more energy efficient than their resale cousins saving homeowners hundreds of dollars

Given all the reasons for the popularity of new homes, it is not surprising that the market is expected to continue its impressive run. The third quarter Nest Realty Market Report observes that year-over-year contract activity was up 10 percent indicating a “strong end to 2017,” and that “new construction

home sales the last two years,” and he expects this trend to continue. One important reason for this phenomenon is the number of new communities that have been approved, the ground cleared and new homes being built. In addition, Guthrie explained, not only does UVA bring in new buyers but our area has “become very much a market for start-ups.” He referenced some of these formerly fledgling companies that have grown from very small ventures to ones that now employ 30 to 40 or even 100 to 200 employees, all of whom are good buyer prospects who appreciate homes that take advantage of new technologies. We are experiencing “a robust year for new homes,” explained Jim Faulconer, Broker with McLean Faulconer Inc. While most of the action is within two miles of Charlottesville, he is also excited about activity further out that he described as “a glimmer of hope.” In his estimation jobs are the main driver of this action, however he noted that new homes also appeal to second home buyers and retirees. New home buyers value the fact that “everything works,” when they move in, Faulconer continued referencing some current clients who chose new in part to be “free of worry.” “Market conditions are helping new homes sales,” Slater said citing statistics that show year-over-year resale contracts up just one percent while, in contrast, new homes sales were up 23 percent. “When existing homes aren’t available, buyers have to consider their new construction options,” he explained, cautioning that “buyers have to be educated to the process and the differences between buying new vs. resale. Having a REALTOR® offer advice in this regard can be very helpful,” he said adding that the belief that buyers don’t need agents to buy new construction is “a misconception.” Market conditions have helped accelerate the boom in new construction in another way: “The biggest change we’ve seen recently is the ability for our customers to sell their existing homes,” said TJ Southmayd with Nest Realty Group and Customer Representative for Craig Builders. “This peace of mind allows them to move into a home and/or location that better suits their needs—whether that’s a little bit larger, or smaller, depending on the buyer.” Jodi Mills with Nest Realty Group stated that she has been “swamped” lately, especially with the opening of the new Riverside Village Condominiums in Charlottesville, the first EarthCraft certified multi-family project in Virginia. She is especially proud of the


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Nelson County 780 Old Stoney Creek Road This 3 BR, 3 BA home is situated on 12 acres with frontage on Stoney Creek and just minutes from Nellysford and Wintergreen. There are several sheds and outbuildings as well as a large fenced yard. Great for a permanent home or a getaway property. $289,000 51 Creekside Loop Located in historic Beech Grove,

this charming 3 BR, 1 BA farmhouse (originally a 2 over 2) is just minutes from Wintergreen, local breweries, cideries and Nellysford restaurants and shopping. Many upgrades, including updated electrical, plumbing, 2 new HVAC units, windows and more. Home office, sunroom, hardwood floors, ceramic tile and first-floor master. Over 2,000 square feet of living $149,000 space and situated on just under an acre with pastoral and mountain views.

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solar canopy over the covered parking that she says “is a real conversation piece and looks like a work of art,” while it also helps offset the cost of power for common areas keeping HOA fees lower.

Customized Interiors New homes open the door to customization of everything from paint colors to extra tile to adding the perception of increased square footage by including outdoor living spaces. “Shiplap is number one these days,” Mills said. This trend that uses horizontal boards is the “hottest thing right now.” Another hot commodity is rooftop terraces that are popular in recent townhome construction, as are open tread stairs that “let in more light,” and are especially in demand among buyers choosing three-story townhomes and some condos. Kitchen design is an important con-

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sideration these days, Guthrie said, stating that more and more this room is the focus for much of a home’s social activity. “Light and bright colors are popular as are white kitchens and granite countertops,” Faulconer added. Buyers are also asking for a more contemporary look that includes “higher ceilings, open floor plans and lots of glass.” He indicated that this is a change from previous years (when more traditional floor plans were popular) and, of course, helps drive the interest in new homes. If building a new home intrigues you, talk to your agent about where to find the amenities that best suit your needs. Then relax and enjoy the excitement of customizing it to fit your family’s lifestyle. n

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WALK to Glass House Winery to UNWIND after your traffic-free commute! This lovely Free Union home sits on nearly 4 PEACEFUL ACRES and has gorgeous winter MOUNTAIN VIEWS. Hardwood floors throughout the main level and ALL NEW CARPET upstairs. The ample eat-in kitchen, with NEW flooring, has access to one of the MANY DECKS and features local soapstone counters and cherry cabinets. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, an adjacent full bath as well as a nicely proportioned master suite with garden tub. 2 NEW Heat pumps and roof less than 5 years old. A WHOLE HOUSE GENERATOR for peace of mind during inclement weather and don’t miss the full, unfinished basement for storage! WESTERN ALBEMARLE SCHOOLS!

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OLD WOODVILLE

Exceptional, 166± acre historic estate featuring circa 1796 main residence, pool, guest cottage, barns, equipment storage, and other outbuildings. Bucolic setting, rich farmland. MLS#560539 $2,450,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

AVENTADOR

Magnificent Georgian home with over 10,000 finished square feet, 6 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths, main-level master, eat-in kitchen. Guest home, and 38 acres with panoramic pastoral and mountain views. MLS#562142 $2,795,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

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English Country-style home, built in 2007, with 8,800 sq. ft. overlooking 6-acre pond to the Blue Ridge Mtns. 42 acres, complete privacy, breathtaking setting—all within minutes from town! MLS#556879 $3,485,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

Classic Greek Revival on the National Historic Registry. This spectacular manor has been meticulously renovated with 8,200 sq. ft. of living space, 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 10 fireplaces, and 10 foot ceilings. Grounds feature formal gardens, mountain views, full equestrian facilities, 18-stall barn, indoor arena, and two cottages. Minutes to Charlottesville. www.albemarleva.com MLS#537630 $3,800,000 Andrew Middleditch 434.981.1410

ANDREWSIA

Gorgeous 253+/- acre parcel with views of the mountains in the distance. Currently being used as fertile crop land. One of the best land parcels to come on the market in a long time. MLS#509267 $1,295,000 Charlotte Dammann 434.981.1250

BLENHEIM FARM

This stately Georgian boasts 5,400 finished sq. ft., 5 BR, 4.5 baths, 18 min. from Charlottesville on 25+ private acres. 1st-floor master suite, finished walkout terrace level. MLS#495948 $795,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

SOLLIDEN

Extraordinary 247-acre estate showcases an English Country-style main residence with 7 acres of world-class gardens. Includes a stone guest house and barn, and renovated 1800s log house. MLS#560478 $3,450,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

LAKELAND

Masterfully crafted home in a private setting features a great room with stone fireplace, high-end kitchen, two master suites, office and sun porch. Minutes from amenities and convenient to Charlottesville. MLS#558791 $595,000 Charlotte Dammann 434.981.1250

ALICENT FARM

Classic, circa 1920, Virginia brick home with slate roof privately situated on 121 acres, adjoining easement property and 502-acre Mint Springs Park at base of Blue Ridge Mountains. Spacious residence with traditional charm, architectural details and comfortable elegance. Includes garage with apartment and manager’s home. Perfect grazing farm or vineyard property. www.alicentfarm.com MLS#559536 $1,975,000 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

DOWNTOWN MALL AREA

2-story, hidden, luxury condo. Totally high-end renovations, 2 bedrooms, chef ’s custom kitchen, fireplace, almost 2,000 sq/ft, deck with views of Monticello and Wintergreen Ski Resort. Dedicated parking space. Amazing! MLS#569851 $595,000 Tim Michel 434.960.1124

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Exceptional privacy and views from this 28-acre retreat with a 2-bedroom home on top of the Blue Ridge! Less than 3 miles from I-64, and steps from the Appalachian Trail. MLS#560945 $840,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

BEST COUNTRY CLUB VALUE!

GREAT PRICE for this well maintained 4-bedroom,Glenmore colonial, full unfin. basement, walk to club form quiet street. 50% club discount. EXCELLENT VALUE! $519,000 MLS#562380 Jim Faulconer 434.981.0076

GILBERT STATION ROAD

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

RED HILL ROAD

Rare opportunity to purchase a terrific building lot in this residential neighborhood. Convenient to Orange and owned by the same family for many years. MLS#551408 $59,000 Charlotte Dammann 434.982.1250

ESMONT ROAD

DOWNTOWN OFFICE CONDO

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

KESWICK ESTATE

Exceptional 2.35-acre lot (Lot 2, Club Drive) on the first fairway of the Full Cry Golf Course in Keswick Estate. Beautiful views of the course, lake, and distant Southwest Mountains. MLS# 555968 $445,000 Steve McLean 434.981.1863

LANCASTER PROPERTY

Across from Walnut Creek Park. Great opportunity! 168 acres of rolling open land and mountain land with views and privacy. Easy drive to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. MLS#555121 $695,000 Charlotte Dammann 434.981.1250

STONY POINT ROAD

Private estate parcel conveniently located to Downtown Charlottesville, UVA, Martha Jefferson Hospital, NGIC, Airport & North Fork Business Park. 5 acre parcel with level home site. MLS#565885 $280,000 C. Dammann 434.981.1250

This is a rare opportunity to buy a 3,000+ sq.ft building. Located just off expanding West Main Street on 5th Street, SW with 8 dedicated parking spaces. $795,000 MLS#568231 Tim Michel 434.960.1124.

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Rt. 20, 188+ wooded acres with eight 21-acre divisions possible. Long road frontage, good conservation easement candidate. 20 minutes south of Charlottesville, 6 miles north of Scottsville. MLS#547553 $1,350,000 Tim Michel 434.960.1124

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This 73.9-ac. farm on a knoll is the perfect horse or cattle farm. The 3-bedroom residence has a large porch, full unfinished basement, and 2-car garage. Priced below tax assessment! MLS#559927 $679,000 Will Faulconer 434.987.9455

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t’s an iconic movie moment—Our Heroine sweeping down the dramatic curving staircase toward Our Hero or the Supporting Cast of 1,000. Of course most of us don’t have a grand staircase or even any stairs at all. But if you do, here are some classy, functional, or just plain fun ideas for your new or current home. First, the terminology. Each part is important and each can lend itself to enhancing your décor. • The tread is the flat component you step on. • The risers are the vertical elements between the treads. • The balustrade is the rail system including the handrail and its supports. • The balusters are the vertical supports between the tread and the railing.

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small shallow shelves which were just the height of paperback books. Another clever homeowner devised drawers under the cellar treads (which had no risers) for storage of seldom used items like an oversized turkey-shaped platter and ice skates. His wife painted the drawer-front risers with “blackboard” paint, then used chalk to designate the changing contents.

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Treads Treads are usually made of wood and can employ a wide range of grades. Formal staircases are usually constructed from high-quality unblemished wood—often stained. For other stairs, lower quality wood is frequently

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used instead. The treads are sometimes stained, but more often are painted to provide uniformity for wood that may have knotholes or unmatched grains. Treads can be completely carpeted or enhanced with a well-secured runner, which can make a statement in color or texture. The runner can also serve as a transition from more formal areas to a more casual floor. Ideally, it should be relatively easy to remove for cleaning.

Risers The risers are the vertical components between the treads and they offer a nearly endless blank canvas for interesting decorations. Risers can be stained or painted to match or to contrast with the treads. Paint can be a uniform shade or a palette of colors or even a series of mini-murals. Ceramic tiles also make an interesting contrast to the treads. One family replaced their risers with

Balustrade

This system offers opportunities for a variety of decors from colonial to uber-modern. The major support posts, or newels, are generally at the bottom and top of the stairs, the middle of a long straight rise, and at the landing of a turning staircase. They must be sturdy, but can have a design from formal to whimsical. They can be of the same wood as the stairs themselves or provide a dramatic contrast. The handrail may also be decorative, but must be easy for people to grasp.

Balusters These vertical supports provide an excellent place for interesting décor, but remember to check building codes for the required distance between indi-


Mini Art Gallery The wall beside the stairs is a prime spot for displaying artwork or photos. It’s often the perfect location for a particularly large piece of art or a selection of various shapes and sizes. It’s also a great spot to display a collection such as flower prints or children’s art. One

functional options. It could house a coat closet or even a powder room, particularly if it is reasonably close to plumbing connections. There might also be space for a stackable washer and dryer combination, again with nearby plumbing. A special hideaway for the kids is another great way to use space under the stairway since they don’t need a lot of headroom. Just provide carpeting, small shelves for seating and storage, some lighting and good ventilation. The space might even have a childheight door or a “hidden” entrance provided by a swing-out panel. Finally, the area under many stairways offers extra storage space. This could be simple open shelves or cubbies for family members. A tidier but more expensive option is built-in cupboards with doors or drawers. One interior designer drew up plans for roll-out shelves faced with panels which, from the outside, appear to be a plain wall. The three-foot-deep

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vidual balusters for the safety of children. Balusters are frequently made of wood, often “turned” to create interesting patterns, but pipes or panels can also be used. Other options might be rustic wood, stylish wooden panels, or welded metal. One dwelling had welded balusters with the shapes of branches complete with leaves. In some cases, see-through panels of Plexiglas or smoked safety glass can replace traditional supports, lending a sense of openness. Balusters can also be replaced with floor-to-ceiling installations of rope, pipe, wood strips, or cables.

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Riverfront country estate with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Surrounded by 320 acres of farm land in easement. Home is a gracious Georgian manor with slate roof, cobblestone courtyard and two matching, 2 story residences. Two large, elegant suites on the second floor with a great walk -in closet and dressing room. The Rivanna River flows along the farm to the West. Property features managers and gardener’s houses, pool and pool house as well as farm outbuildings. Amazing landscaping with lovely Gillette Gardens and terraces. $3,500,000

homeowner displayed dozens of antique automobile license plates climbing the wall. Check the internet for clever presentations. Some have identical frames and matting while others unify a collection of different sizes and shapes with uniformly colored frames. This could also be a place for very shallow shelves for books or mementoes.

Underneath Depending on the layout of a staircase, the space beneath it can offer

shelves provide generous storage and, when pulled out, give good access to the short units at the lower part of the stairs and to the back end of all the shelves. Stairs don’t just go up and down. With some imagination they can offer drama, extra functionality, and additional storage in your home. n Marilyn Pribus and her husband live in an Albemarle County home with no stairs at all, but when she was a little girl in upstate New York, she had a “fort” under the cellar steps.

Greatly reduced! Architect designed unique home convenient to downtown, shops & UVa. 2 BR, 2 full baths upstairs & apartment on terrace level with separate entrance, has multiple possibilities. Cathedral ceilings and fireplace in living room with a 2nd FP in gorgeous master bedroom suite. Professionally landscaped woodland garden, 3 full baths, 4 BRs. $386,000

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entertaining or relaxing. Open Floor-Plan with an impressive stone hearth fireplace in the main living area, and gorgeous wood flooring throughout home. Mins. from 29. Short commute to Charlottesville $135,000

Lakefront with amazing views every window. Open floor plan, Attached Southern Albemarle farmette, builtfrom in 2007. 3 BR, 3 BA cottage style home, crisp & clean garage, unfinished basement, mature trees and lake views from every interior, open floor plan, main level living, & natural light. Fin. bsmt offers lgalmost rec room, room in this stunning brand new home! Large open plan living room with kitchenette & two add'l rooms for BRs, home office, rec rm. Covered front porch & private hardwood floors, built in bookshelves, fireplace, and wall of windows offering rear deck overlooks 6 acres, ready for horses. Board fenced, 2 stall barn with hay/equip storage & tack room, a small creek. Two parcels, add'l dwelling possible. uninterrupted viewstraversed of lake. by Huge unfinished walkout basement $329,000 $435,000 • www.montaguemiller.com/563032 • Carter Montague: 434.962.3419 Jamie White: 434.953.0956 • www.montaguemiller.com/mls=570233

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MOVE-IN READY Colonial. Spacious 4 BR, 2 1/2 bath home just one block from the GOLF COURSE with all amenities of the Lake plus EAT-IN Kitchen & FIREPLACE. $250,000 • Sasha Farmer Team: 434.260.1435 www.montaguemiller.com/mls=567293

2000+ sq ft of finished living space, this home lives large, but also offers the rare ability to legally rent 1/2 of the home for additional income. 5 BRs, 2 BAs. $374,500 • Brian McCauley: 434.227.4449 www.montaguemiller.com/mls=570408

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Neat, clean, and updated one level home on a quiet road in Southern Albemarle. 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath. Living room has wood stove. Move-in condition. $149,900 • Carter Montague: 434.962.3419 www.montaguemiller.com/mls=567580

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Great 6th Floor Downtown Condo Charlottesville Towers, Charlottesville $179,000 – MLS #570356 Spacious, open plan, pretty view Sabina Martin, 434-981-1147

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Cunningham Hgts, Fluvanna Co. $175,000 – MLS #570180 2 BR, 1.5 BA on 2.107 acres Bruce Langevin, 434-996-2693

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Palmyra, Fluvanna Co. $120,000 – MLS #570445 One level, 4 BR, 2 BA home w/garage Cheryl Sprangel, 434-981-6695

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Keswick Estate, Albemarle Co. $2,750,000 – MLS #561427 Formal gardens & greenhouse, 5 BR Bob/Tricia Traugott, 434-882-0824

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Kenridge, Albemarle Co. $925,000 – MLS #560278 One level living, quality appointments Justin Kent, 434-951-7052 Wes Kent, 434-951-7008

Gorgeous Mtn Views – 6 BR Glenmore, Albemarle Co. $1,250,000 – MLS #562933 Custom features, carriage house & more Jeff Gaffney, 434-981-1882 www.1256ThistleDown.com

Spacious & Lovely 4 BR Home Bedford Hills, Albemarle Co. $549,000 – MLS #568411 Expansive floor plan on 2+ acres Julie Gee, 434-981-1212

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Wickham Pond, Albemarle Co. $459,000 – MLS #569933 Premium lot, 2-car garage Sabina Martin, 434-981-1147

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HOME SALES STATS

ENDING THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 31, 2017

There were 63 sales in the 11 county and city areas n 23 were in Albemarle with an average price of $767,727 n 9 were in Charlottesville with an average price of $386,056

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n 9 were in Fluvanna with an average price of $243,778 n 3 were in Greene with an average price of $369,967

n 6 were in Orange with an average price of $201,288 n 4 were in Staunton with an average price of $114,475 n 3 were in Waynesboro with an average price of $358,667

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2030 OCTONIA ROAD STANARDSVILLE

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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: $.95 per $100 www.waynesboro.va.us Real estate tax rate: $.80 per $100 www.albemarle.org Real estate tax rate: $.839 per $100

FLUVANNA COUNTY

www.co.fluvanna.va.us Real estate tax rate: $.917 per $100

www.gcva.us Real estate tax rate: $.775 per $100 www.louisacounty.com Real estate tax rate: $.72 per $100 www.madisonco.virginia.gov Real estate tax rate: $.68 per $100 www.nelsoncounty.com Real estate tax rate: $.72 per $100

ORANGE COUNTY

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

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