There are several counties that make up the Central Virginia region: Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa, Greene, Orange, Nelson and Buckingham. Below are links to each county’s online information.
Albemarle County is located in the foot hills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The county has a rich historical legacy featuring Ash Lawn-Highland the home of James Monroe and Monticello the home of Thomas Jefferson among others. There are many cultural and outdoor activities to choose from.
Charlottesville is an independent city surrounded by Albemarle County. The University of Virginia, which was founded by Thomas Jefferson is located there and is the largest employer. The city has been rated by many publications as one of the best places to live in the United States. The heart of downtown is the pedestrian mall which is the site of specialty shops and many restaurants, art galleries and outdoor cafes.
Fluvanna County located to the east of Albemarle is an area that is seeing rapid growth while keeping a rural feel. It includes the gated community of Lake Monticello which includes a large lake and golf course. The main town is historic Palmyra.
Louisa County is a largely rural, agricultural area with only 10% of its land currently developed. The Green Springs area sports scenic vistas of rolling hills in a historic preservation district. The town of Louisa, located 35 miles from Charlottesville and Mineral are the county’s two incorporated towns.
Greene County located to the north of Albemarle is still mostly agricultural, but has been seeing a lot of growth recently. The towns of Ruckersville and Standardsville are included.
Orange County is an area of farms and rolling countryside. Montpelier, the home of James Madison is a historic destination. The towns of Gordonsville and Orange are located in the county.
Nelson County which is bordered by the Blue Ridge Mountains contains part of the George Washington Forest and parts of the Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway. The Wintergreen Resort, containg ski slopes and a golf course is located in the county and is a prime destination.
Buckingham County which is just across the James River from Albemarle is a rural area that is increasingly becoming known in the region by homebuyers looking for affordable property. The incorporated town of Dillwyn is located in the county.
If you are looking for real estate in Central Virginia, you have a lot of areas to choose from. There is sure to be a home in one that suits
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3194 Darby Road, Glenmore, Keswick, Virginia
Don’t miss the opportunity to view this amazing home located in the Glenmore Community just east of Charlottesville, Virginia. 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 2 half baths, 5,000 square feet. The breathtaking floor plan, innovative design and state of the art kitchen are not to be missed.
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6150 Louisa Road, Keswick, Virginia
3 bedroom, 3.5 baths, 2,863 sq ft, built in 2007, $795,000
This lovely craftsman style home on 3.5 acres in the heart of the Keswick Hunt Country in Albemarle County has just beed dramatically reduced to $795,000. At that you are stealing this exceptional new home.
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1891 Covered Bridge Road, Kents Store, Virginia
All you need are the horses. 6 acre horse ready farmette in Fluvanna County convenient to both Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia. The horse amenities include a six stall barn, run-in shed and board and electric fencing. The home features a living room, family room, kitchen with separate dining area, sunroom, first floor bedroom and bath. There are two additional bedrooms and bath upstairs. The extensive decking and pool provide the perfect opportunity to enjoy the peaceful setting. A two car garage and finished bonus room that is not included in the finished sq ft completes the offering.
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161 Little Pond Lane, Palmyra, Virginia
Estate quality home of exceptional construction and design on 14.5 scenic acres within an easy commute of Charlottesville, Virginia. This welcoming CapeCod style home of exceptional construction and design is situated among scenic rolling farmland. Enjoy the view of your stocked pond from the welcoming front porch. The large screened porch with brick floor, patio and in-ground pool add to your opportunity for outdoor living. The very large master suite has French doors leading out onto the screened porch and the lovely palladian window looks out on the pool. The 4,888 finished sq ft and 2,618 unfinished affords plenty of room for family and guests. The open kitchen has a breakfast bar and cooking island. A study, formal dining room, and spacious family room finish out the first floor. The home has many special features such as hardwood floors, high ceilings, walk-in cedar closets and plantation shutters. There is also a 3 car detached garage and a detached garage which includes a home office. Priced at $995,000.
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Craftsman style home
This beautiful craftsman style home is located in the heart of the Keswick Hunt Country just outside Charlottesville, Virginia. The home has three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 2,863 square feet, is on 3.5 acres and was built in 2007. The home has a open floor plan that is idealy suited for entertaining family and guests. The 1000 sq ft of Trex Decking, as well as the screened porch provide perfect space for outdoor living. There is a first floor master suite as well as two large bedrooms upstairs each with its own bath. This unique 2007 Parade of Homes Winner is architechturally designed and was constructed by custom home builder John Smith. It is loaded with cherry woodwork, hand-made ceramic tile, granite counters and hearth, and built-ins. This is the first of 6 homes to be built in the private Cismont Cottages with lots ranging from 2 to 6 acres.
Priced at $895,000.00
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22 Acres of Heaven in the Fluvanna Countryside
This unique plantation-style home has everything you could wish for in a gracious country home. The 22.02 acres of rolling pasture would be perfect for that special equestrian property.
The 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath, 4,017 square foot home has all the ameneties that contribute to estate living. Whether you like to entertain or just want plenty of room for family living, this home is the perfect choice. The state-of-the art gourmet kitchen, spacious dining area and generous family room are idealy suited for gathering together. The generous porches and decks provide an opportunity for outdoor entertaining as well. In addition the home boasts two master suites with gorgeous tile work, one upstairs and one down. A formal living room and a large mudroom/laundry completes the first floor and ther are two additional extra-large bedrooms upstairs. The oversized two car garage has a separate guest suite above. In addition the home has a whole house generator and a new spa that seats 7. There are numerous additional amenities. This property is priced at $1,495,000.
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Just bring the horses!
143 Ivy Cliff Drive, Louisa, Virginia
The perfect small equestrian property located in scenic Louisa County midway between Charlottesville and Richmond, Virginia. This farm is convenient to the Deep Run Hunt Country and close to many area horse shows and has everything that you would desire for a small horse operation.
The horse ameneties include a center aisle barn with 6 matted 12×12 stalls, wash stall and large hayloft, a lighted riding arena, run-in shed, storage shed or shop, 3 connccting pastures and 1 smaller paddock.
The home is a 2,200 sq. ft. cape with 3 bed rooms and 3 full baths. Your family will enjoy the space of the open kitchen, living and dining room. There is also a first floor master and a laundry room and a second full bath finish out the first floor. The second floor has two very large bedrooms with a full bath.
Priced at $478,000.00.
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