Come and discover what sets this city apart!
Charlottesville is an attractive city in west Central Virginia situated within the upper Piedmont Plateau, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and at the headwaters of the Rivanna River. It is approximately 100 miles southwest of Washington D.C. and 70 miles northwest of Richmond, Virginia.
The City of Charlottesville has consistently made the list of best places to live for over a decade.
It has become a favorite home for young professionals, families, and retired people. Tourists often flock to Charlottesville for beer tours, ballooning, and hiking. People are drawn to the city’s college-town vibe, great restaurant scene, vineyards, history, and cultural life.
Charlottesville is a small city surrounded by beautiful country and comes with all the things you’d want from a big city.
Charlottesville’s downtown is Albemarle County’s center of business. The area is home to the Downtown Mall, one of the longest outdoor pedestrian malls in the entire nation. The downtown mall has shops, restaurants, bookstores, boutiques, music venues, and even a speakeasy tucked away in an unmarked alley.
A few blocks from the Downtown Mall is the Court Square. Court Square, just a few blocks from the Downtown Mall, is the original center of Charlottesville and several of the historic buildings there date back to the city’s founding in 1762.
Charlottesville is also home to the University of Virginia, a public research university and the flagship for the Commonwealth of Virginia. It is a community of undergraduate, medical, business, and law students as well as the faculty and staff.
The city has a spectacular four-season climate, superb arts and recreational activities, and beautiful places to explore.
Experience a lively area ripe with vineyards and breweries, as well as shops, restaurants and parks. In summer, you’ll enjoy hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding. In winter, you can go skiing and snow-tubing.
There are also many rivers and a few lakes which provide the perfect setting for aquatic pursuits, such as swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and tubing. The lovely parks offer wonderful settings for sports, picnics, relaxation, and adventure.
If you want to take your adventure to the sky, you can try a hot air balloon or you can also para-glide over the scenic countryside.
You will love its temperate climate, comprehensive public health facilities, good food, and sophisticated cultural resources. In addition, it’s just two hours from Washington DC.
Golfers will surely love the spectacular sceneries and championship courses designed by some of the industry’s top architects.
You will be comfortable and welcomed in the Charlottesville horse community!
Charlottesville is rich in equestrian history. There are many horse farms and equestrian properties throughout Charlottesville. They are popular property choices because of the area’s gently rolling hills, lush green pastures, and the proximity to horse shows and fox hunting. Horses graze in open pastures with plenty of grass.
There are also hundreds of miles of beautiful, scenic trails, designed specifically for horseback riding.
James River State Park, nestled in the foothills of the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains, offers 20 miles of many different types of riding trails. If you prefer wooded riding along wooded trails, pay a visit to the George Washington National Forest.
Market Report for January 2018
There are currently 65 Charlottesville farms for sale. The prices range from $300,000 to $12,300,000. Spaces vary from as much as 10 to 870 acres.
For this report we are focusing on farms in Albemarle County immediately surrounding the city of Charlottesville.
- Horse Farms for Sale – 65 Traditional Sales
- 0 Short Sale
- 0 Bank-Owned/REO Property
The median listing price of these horse farms is $ 1,430,000.
Call me, Pam Dent, at 434-960-0161. With my extensive knowledge of the Charlottesville area and the real estate market, I can help you find the best equestrian property that suits your lifestyle.
In case you can not view this video here, please click the link below to view Charlottesville Horse Farms | Market Report for January 2018 on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ1vIzTSkDs&feature=youtu.be