Category Archives: Neighborhoods in Albemarle County

Albemarle County is a large 750 square miles, surrounding the City of Charlottesville. The area immediate adjacent to the City is called the “urban ring” and includes smaller lot subdivisions. There are communities of multifamily housing, townhomes and condos. And then you move into rural neighborhoods with lots of 2 or more acres.

515 Willwood Drive – Brick Ranch on Gorgeous lot in Earlysville

  Brick one level home on a full basement, sited on a glorious woodland lot. Earlysville brick home on 2 acres with garage for sale in Fairgrove subdivision. There’s  a 24′ x 24′ garage off of the kitchen and plenty of parking in the wide driveway.  515 Willwood Drive – Earlysville, Virginia $375,000 CAAR  MLS  […]

Living Charlottesville: Hessian Hills

Living in Hessian Hills in Charlottesville VA can be a wonderful thing! Hessian Hills in Charlottesville is a well-established neighborhood with very unique homes on large lots with mature trees, typically 1/3 – 1/2 acre in size. Reminding one of old Charlottesville, no homes in this quiet neighborhood are the same. Unlike some of the […]

Living Charlottesville: Arbor Park

Living in Arbor Park near Charlottesville VA is a beautiful rural neighborhood experience! Arbor Park near Charlottesville is a small bucolic rural community in the Earlysville area of just 21 homesites.  Lots are large, ranging from 2-10 acres.  Some homes are close to the road with large back yards, others are located down long driveways […]

Living Charlottesville: Western Ridge, one of Crozet’s most popular family neighborhoods

Western Ridge is a lovely community of single family homes located in Crozet, developed in the late 1990s by Hunter Craig.  The neighborhood sits on land that was originally a cattle farm.  The land is quite beautiful; the topography is gently rolling, which has allowed for very interesting house placements and views throughout most of […]

Living Charlottesville: Hickory Ridge, elegant Earlysville area community

Hickory Ridge is a lovely community of homes in northwest Albemarle County, with prices ranging between $400,000 to $1,000,000.  It features rolling homesites, many of which enjoy views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, pastural or wooded areas.  Homes are generally traditional in styling, and the lots are an acre or more.  “Classic” is a good […]

Living Charlottesville: Canterbury Hills, a mature Albemarle County neighborhood in a city location

Canterbury Hills is one of Charlottesville, Virginia’s more established neighborhoods, located just a moment west of Barracks Road Shopping Center, and no more than 2 or 3 miles from the University of Virginia and Downtown Charlottesville. Canterbury Hills was developed in the 1960s, with houses built through the 1970s; there are approximately 150 homes.  The […]