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Country Estates in Charlottesville and Central Va

Private elegant estates, casual elegance or understated presence, equestrian properties, soothing and graceful homes and incredible views await you in the beautiful countryside of Albemarle, Madison, Fluvanna, Greene, Nelson, and Orange, the surrounding counties of Charlottesville, Virginia. Gracious living and the unsurpassed beauty of the area attract buyers from all over the world looking for a place to call home. I invite you to browse the properties below and if one catches your eye, please let me know.

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Virginia Equestrian Properties

It is important to have horse sense when looking at equestrian properties. You need a Realtor who understands horse people and horse properties. When it comes to equestrian properties, I understand what is important.

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Virginia Land For Sale

Ultimately, the value of land depends on the quality of the natural environment. In the beautiful countryside of Albemarle, Madison, Orange, Greene, Fluvanna, and Nelson counties are gently rolling pastures, incredible views, woods that are home to abundant wildlife, mountaintop building sites, rivers, streams, springs and views. If you are interested in land, I can help you find a little piece of heaven to call your own.

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Virginia Vineyards

The Jefferson Heritage Trail is home to the 5th largest wine region in the nation, and with the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains as its backdrop. One day spent driving through the back roads of the Virginia countryside confirms; Thomas Jefferson’s dream has reached fruition.

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Virginia Waterfront Properties

In the beautiful countryside of Albemarle, Madison, Orange, Greene, Fluvanna, and Nelson counties are gently rolling pastures, incredible views, woods that are home to abundant wildlife, mountaintop building sites, rivers, streams, springs and views. If you are interested in property that offers a stream, river, spring, or pond, please take a look at the following properties and let me know if you would like more information or an appointment to view the property.

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Virginia Working Farms

We specialize in lifestyles and are known for representing Virginia Working Farms. The character of a farm and its land is of special interest to us. We have developed an appreciation for the true value of an expansive setting and we take great pride in presenting these unique properties.

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Charlottesville Historic Homes

The National Trust for Historic Preservation, the country’s largest private, nonprofit preservation organization, named Charlottesville, Va., to its 2007 list of America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations.

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Charlottesville Country Clubs

Farmington Country Club, Glenmore Country Club, Keswick Country Club

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Farms and Estates For Sale Await You Along Charlottesville Country Roads

Come spend the weekend discovering farms for sale in Charlottesville and do not be surprised if you find yourself thinking about looking at our country homes for sale, farm and estate properties for sale or equestrian real estate. It is just part of the magic of Charlottesville.

Welcome to Bridget Archer is a Charlottesville Farm Realtor with Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc., the leading Charlottesville Real Estate company for Charlottesville Farms and Estates For Sale, Charlottesville Horse Farms For Sale, Charlottesville Country Properties for Sale and Land for sale in Central Virginia.

Customer service is important to us. Bridget Archer will respond to email within 24 hours and return phone calls within two hours or have a respected and experienced colleague contact you . Real Estate listings are updated hourly on so you are always viewing current information. Bridget has been a licensed Realtor since 1989 and is past Director of Education for The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors. Bridget's expereince, expertise, and excellent customer service is why people refer their friends, co-workers, and family for their real estate needs.

Important Information For Buyers - The Seller's firm represents the Seller's best interest and it is their legal duty to obtain the highest price and best terms for their client, the Seller. As Buyer's Agents, we represent the interest of the Buyer and we are compensated by the seller through our agreement with the Charlottesville MLS.

Why do I have to sign a brokerage agreement? As of July 1, 2012, Virginia Real Estate Laws changed regarding the way REALTORS conduct business. Before a real estate agent can provide any substantive real estate service, they are now required to have a signed brokerage agreement. If you have questions, please call 434-981-4149. Click here for the details. If you have signed a brokerage agreement with another Realtor, we need to know. Thank you!

For many people, the dream of country living is a lifelong aspiration. And for those who are lucky enough to be born and raised on a farm or country estate, the thought of living any other way is unfathomable. If you are considering the purchase of a rural country property for the first time, the country homes for sale in Virginia offer a unique opportunity to experience country living at its finest.

The vineyard photo on our homepage slider is courtesy of the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitor Center.

Bridget Archer | Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. | 154 Hansen Road | Charlottesville, VA 22911 | (434) 981-4149

Specializing in matching Homebuyers with Beautiful Charlottesville Country Estates For Sale and Land in Charlottesville, Virginia

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Enjoy Living in the Countryside of Charlottesville VA

Escape from the city life and make your home in the pristine, rolling hills of Charlottesville’s countryside. We can help you find a country estate to start a new chapter, one with fresh air, ample space to farm or just enjoy incredible views. Live in privacy and contentment, with the soothing sounds and sights of nature at its finest. Charlottesville offers majestic mountains, charming country roads, rivers, streams and natural springs. Are you ready to come home? Home to nature and a country property?

Charlottesville Farm Realtor

Since 1989, Bridget Archer, past Director of Education for the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors, has been serving clients throughout the Charlottesville, VA area and surrounding areas with premier real estate services. With an emphasis on Country Estates, Charlottesville VA Farms and Equine Properties, Bridget Archer understands the farm and estate lifestyle intimately, which enables her to capture the very best interests on behalf of her buyers and sellers. Not only does Bridget live and breathe country homes in Virginia, Bridget’s extensive experience in the equine industry has helped her to develop a strong network of connections and an authentic appreciation for the beauty and uniqueness of rural VA. Having trained young horses and managing her own barn, Bridget knows what is most important for horse lovers who are looking for an equestrian home for sale and she is 100% dedicated to delivering exceptional brokerage services; designed exclusively for farm and estate and luxury home sellers and buyers.

Selling Your Luxury Estate

Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. was founded on a commitment to the community to deliver cutting-edge technologies to promote and sell Charlottesville farms and estates, horse farms, working farms and luxury homes. Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. is a full service brokerage specializing in farms, estates, land, working farms, and equestrian properties. Our savvy approach to using technology for marketing and our first class customer service sets us apart from other brokers in the Charlottesville area. We are happy to meet with you and discuss the market, your property, and simply share information. It’s easy! Call or text 434.981-4149 or email me.

New Charlottesville MLS Listings

To find your perfect property, check New Listings throughout the day!

The database of New MLS listings is updated hourly, enabling you to find the most recent properties for sale in the Charlottesville area.

The stunning gracefulness of this region is captivating and can allow you and your family a prosperous place to settle. Charlottesville, VA has been on “Top Places to Live” list for decades.

Charlottesville MLS Price Changes

Get a deal on your dream home by finding a property with a price change. Check our Price Change page hourly so you don’t miss an exceptional opportunity!

The scenic and historic central Virginia region has a lot to offer any individual or family. Keep track of the property of your choice as prices regularly change due to market shifts, appraisals, or the need of an seller to get their property sold quickly.

Negotiating with sellers becomes easier the longer a luxury estate remains on the market. But don’t wait too long, other buyers are out there to scoop up a deal at any moment.

Virginia Estates For Sale

Take a step into the good life!

Tired of traffic in the city? Tired of the crowds? Tired of pollution and noise? A more natural way of life is around the corner. Charlottesville Real Estate for sale in this historic and prosperous region of Virginia gives you that natural feeling so many people seem to be looking for these days. Wild waterways and the tranquility of open land for sale will provide the perfect place to raise a family or enjoy your retirement years.

Offering the latest Rural Luxury Estate listings in the Charlottesville area, we are able to find the luxury country property you desire. Whether a well-kept modern or Charlottesville Historic Home for sale, a country lifestyle that the whole family will love isn’t far. Discover the charm and sophistication within a rural luxury location that only Real Estate in Charlottesville, VA can offer.

From small farms for sale, private Working Farms, Equestrian Properties, farmhouses, and Land for sale, the space to meet your needs is waiting to be toured.

Let the Quintessential Vibe of Charlottesville Win Your Heart

Charlottesville, VA country estates are rich with history, vibrant colors and fresh air. The Virginia countryside is a place where you might spot farmers tending to fields or equestrians out horseback riding. Experience stunning views and four seasons of beauty, from the cheerful springtime; to the relaxing days of summer. The changing leaves during autumn in Charlottesville are postcard-worthy. Living in the country, you might even look forward to winter’s crisp air and gentle snowfalls across the scenic Virginia landscape.

Living in a small town offers a richness most people yearn for. Easy convenience of everyday living, deep culture, natural beauty, and progressive thinking puts Charlottesville, Virginia on top of many "Best Towns" lists.

The areas in and around Madison, Albemarle, Greene, Orange, Nelson, Louisa, Fluvanna counties, and Charlottesville, Virginia are consistently considered some of the best places to live.

For a small university town, Charlottesville, Virginia, nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, maintains an exceptional level of style and sophistication. Known for real estate, equestrian properties, horse farms and country estates, equestrian life and equestrian activities, Charlottesville is home to Foxfield Races, Montpelier Hunt Races, Hunt Clubs, Pony Clubs, and trail riding. Standing tall in the countryside are country properties, equestrian farms and country estates. Charlottesville farms and estates are home to a world-class Olympic-medal horse, internationally ranked riders, a champion performance pony, Eclipse-winning steeplechaser, and more. Many migrate to the Charlottesville area where a drive home along a beautiful country road is a rejuvenating experience. Known for its friendly mountains, farms and estates, country properties, equestrian properties, healthy rivers, cleaner air, spirited horses, and timeless traditions you immediately recognize a quality of life lost in the big city.

It is easy to understand why some people visit and never leave!

Music, art, and community theater at venues including LiveArts, The Paramount, Bayly Art Museum, and shopping at quaint country stores to high-end boutiques, and dining at exceptional restaurants are part of the Charlottesville culture.

Stroll the colorful historic downtown mall on a summer evening, an outdoor pedestrian walkway lined with outdoor cafes, first class restaurants, movies, shopping, live theater, and music.

To celebrate the end of the workweek join everyone for good music and cheer at Fridays After Five on the downtown mall. The Virginia Festival of the Book, and the Virginia Film Festival attract thousands of visitors each year. At this time of year, hotels are booked solid as we also host the beauty of the falling leaves. Surrounded by spectacular color, fall will usher a winter that tends to be mild, with just enough snow to let us know that we enjoy four distinct seasons.

The reason people move to Charlottesville, Virginia is quality of life and publications seem to agree. Forbes, Money Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Modern Maturity,, Town, Organic Style, and others have put Charlottesville, Virginia high on their list of places to live.

Charlottesville, Virginia is not far from the ocean. The Atlantic Ocean waits patiently for your visit, and is only a three-hour drive. Virginia Beach, The Outer Banks or Ocracoke Island, or Duck, can make a perfect getaway.

An ideal place to raise a family, retire, or just live life, it is easy to understand why some people visit and never leave. Come spend the weekend discovering Charlottesville and do not be surprised if you find yourself thinking about looking at our country homes, farms, or estate properties. Yes, many people visit and never leave. It is just part of the magic of Charlottesville.

Farms For Sale In Albemarle County

Live how you like in the countryside!

Country Estates for sale throughout the area offer elegance within pristine rural surroundings. Land, full functioning Farms, Vineyards for sale in Virginia, and Virginia Horse Farms for sale lay ready for a next generation of owners.

Whether you want to create a supporting income or simply get your hands dirty, a Central Virginia Farm can fulfill your passion for nature. Near town yet far enough away from the hustle and bustle, these rural Virginia properties are in gentle hills and lush forests that are teeming with wildlife. Live out a lifelong dream of owning your own farm and piece of history in these rich lands.

Ideal climate and terrain, far away from urban distractions, sits Charlottesville farms. Whether reminiscent of younger years or a dream upon the horizon, your perfect rural life can be found with our Central Virginia farms for sale.

The correct acreage of farm land to fulfill your farming needs and future goals can be found by searching our MLS listings for sale and using our farm expertise. Start the family farm you’ve always imagined with the exceptional offerings and dynamic landscape of Charlottesville, VA.

Horse Farms For Sale

At last! Grass to graze and room to roam.

Want to see the barn before the house? Charlottesville Equestrian Realtor, Bridget Archer, knows how you think. Please click on Equestrian Properties at the top of the page and you will find a complete and up to date selection of properties.

Land For Sale Charlottesville VA

Land for Sale and private lots under the veil of shade trees offer privacy, elegance, and an easy way to enjoy natural surroundings.

The sprawling farms and Land for sale in Charlottesville, VA allows ample room for the entire family. Live and work beneath the breathtaking beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you’re looking to build a dream home or farm the land, Charlottesville Estate Realtor, Bridget Archer is ready to find what you are seeking in acreage.

Charlottesville VA Waterfront Properties For Sale

Make the most of Waterfront Properties for sale along the rivers, ponds, lakes, springs, and streams that dot the Virginian landscape. The Blue Ridge Mountains encourage inspiring hikes and exhilarating floats down the Rapidan or James Rivers.

Build a year-round home or a summer getaway on one of our many rivers with spaces that offer panoramic views of unbridled wilderness and starry skies.

Virginia Estates For Sale

Feel the fresh country air filling your lungs as you enjoy the setting of a property that will allow you plenty of room to enjoy your dreams. Begin the lifestyle with a Rural Luxury Property for sale found through our latest MLS listings.

True tranquility nestles in rolling hills and sprawling woodlands of this majestic state. Whether raising a family or retiring, the charm of a countryside estate will change your life. Call Bridget Archer at 434.981.4149 to view properties.

Historic Homes For Sale

Many of these Historic Homes for sale are a blend of the old with the new.

If you are interested in purchasing a historic estate, please search our Charlottesville Historic Homes for sale. You can own a piece of history when you purchase your own restored luxury home or mansion in the captivating Charlottesville area.

Wineries For Sale In Virginia

Vineyards For Sale in Virginia offer a prestigious opportunity within the country’s fifth largest wine region

The perfect geography enables grapes to thrive in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountain landscape, once home to Thomas Jefferson. Land for sale is a lifetime opportunity to start your very own vineyard or to take over a functioning operation. Trump, Barboursville, Jefferson, Blenheim, and Whitehall, and Prince Michel Vineyards are well known Charlottesville wineries in this region.

A perfect home or business is waiting within the esteemed wine country of Albemarle, Madison, Greene, Fluvanna, Orange, and Nelson Counties of Virginia.

Country Club Properties For Sale

The spectacular foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains present the perfect environment to get eighteen holes in every single day. These Country Club homes offer private gated communities with many amenities.

Spend your professional life or retire upon world class greens within the beautiful countryside of central Virginia. Make an appointment to view one of these golf properties quickly as most of these dream homes don’t remain on the market long.

Homes For Sale in Charlottesville VA

Don’t spend your life sitting in traffic!

Live and work while enjoying the Charlottesville, VA vibrant community by finding a Charlottesville Home for sale within this unique area. Make the most of your time raising a family or retiring in an environment full of wildlife and adventure.

Prosperous Central Virginia allows a healthy lifestyle with the amenities that can make life easy. The education system from grade schools to universities consistently ranks amongst the nation’s highest, making this an ideal location for growth.

Contact Bridget Archer to discover a better way to live, surrounded by the things you love. Explore homes, including town homes or commercial real estate, by taking a tour and searching our MLS listings.

Townhouses For Sale In Charlottesville VA

Relax with amenities that make life easy and convenient within Charlottesville, Virginia and surrounding areas. Find a property that offers a club house, gated security, pools, playgrounds, fitness centers, walking trails, riding trails, and more. Our Charlottesville Townhouses for sale can be a perfect solution when you are looking for an easy life.

Commercial Real Estate For Sale in Charlottesville VA

Running a successful operation requires a good deal of due diligence and the appropriate location.

Ranked as one of the “Best Places to Live in America”, Charlottesville VA is welcoming and supportive of businesses of all types.

If you find a Commercial Property for sale in Charlottesville that interests you, please email me and I will have a respected and experienced Commercial Realtor contact you.

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We love selling lifestyles and we are great at it! Contact us if you find a property that interests you and let our experience and passion lead you to your next home.

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