Charlottesville golf communities. Golf course homes are always in high demand due to the popularity of the game of golf. The oldest Albemarle County golf community is Farmington.
Farmington's popularity is added to by its convenient location, situated in Albemarle County about one mile west of the Charlottesville Virginia city limits, making a Farmington golf property highly desirable.
Farmington which is kknown as one of the most presteigeous of the Charlottesville golf communities has at its center the historic Farmington Country Club. Dating from the mid 1700s Farmington was a 4,000 acre estate. The club house includes an octagonal addition which was designed by Thomas Jefferson. The Farmington estate of then 1000 acres was developed into a country club in 1929 based around the origional manor house.
As with any Charlottesville golf comunity the key feature is the golf course and Farmington's does not disappoint. This excellent golf course boasts 27 holes of golf; its origional 18 hole course and a newer less challenging additional 9 holes, designed for beginners or those golfers desiring a more casual experience.
Farmington also has quality tennis facility consisting of 15 outdoor courts, 3 indoor courts and 3 platform tennis courts. Rounding out the athletic amenities are an aquatic center with a 25 meter lap pool and a 12 foot diving well and a complete fitness center.
Farmington Country Club is distinguished as one of the oldest private clubs in Virginia. The club has a complete and varied social calendar and includes a ballroom which is perfect for large social events such as weddings and dances. The Farmington Grill, Terrace Room, main dining room, and pool snack bar provide many different dining opportunities.
Farmington is a community of elegant, classically designed homes on large well landscaped lots. Many of the homes were built in the fifties and sixties and are known for their quality construction and craftsmanship.
There are usually a couple of Farmington homes on the Charlottesville real estate market.
If you would like a home in a Charlottesville golf community, you might want to consider looking at a Farmington home.