Virginia Estates

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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VA Equestrian

Virginia Equestrian Real Estate

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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Charlottesville VA Land For Sale

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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Charlottesville Vineyard

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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Waterfront Properties Charlottesville

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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Working Farms

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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Historic Homes Charlottesville VA

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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Charlottesville Real Estate
Farms, Estates, Luxury Properties

Welcome to CharlottesvilleCountryEstates.com! Bridget Archer is a Charlottesville Real Estate Agent with Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc., the leading Charlottesville Real Estate company for Luxury Real Estate, Charlottesville Farms and Estates, Charlottesville Horse Farms, Charlottesville Country Properties and Land for sale in Charlottesville and Central Virginia. Customer service is important to me. Bridget Archer will respond to phone calls and email within 24 hours. Real Estate listings are updated hourly on the hour on CharlottesvilleCountryEstates.com so you are always viewing current information. Contact me if you find a property that interests you and let our experience and passion lead you to your next home. Come spend the weekend discovering Charlottesville and do not be surprised if you find yourself thinking about looking at our luxury real estate, country club homes, Albemarle country homes, farm and estate properties or equestrian real estate. It is just part of the magic of Charlottesville. Warm regards, Bridget Archer 434-981-4149 | Licensed since 1989 and prior Director of Education for The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors.

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Charlottesville Is A Special Town Surrounded By Farms and Estates

Charlottesville Library Charlottesville, Virginia 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.

Charlottesville Virginia - Albemarle County Homes For Sale Albemarle for many means sophisticated country living. Getting a taste of it is easy. Drive west on Barracks Road straight out of town and within 5 minutes, you'll be driving through rolling hills of grazing horses and majestic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Within 10 minutes you can stop at Oakencroft Winery to pick up some of Virginia's finest wine and take in the breathtaking countryside. To catch a glimpse of Albemarle's wealthiest, take a turn on Rt 250 going east out of town approximately 10-15 minutes; then make a left at Shadwell toward Keswick. Over the course of your 20 minute drive you will glimpse views of the private homes of our most Albemarle County most famous and wealthy residents. There is a reason Charlottesville, Virginia and Albemarle County has been named the #1 Best Place to Live by Sperling's Best Places, and recognized in Reader Digest's "Top 10 List of Best Places to Raise a Family." Charlottesville is a great place to live, and is affectionately known to locals as C'ville.

Virginia Horse Farms Charlottesville Virginia Real Estate - Horse Farms and Equestrian Properties For Sale Equestrian properties that are functional and aesthetically pleasing grace the countryside of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Nelson, Fluvanna, Greene, Madison, and Orange counties. Perhaps it is an elegant estate, an equine boarding and training complex, a large or small equine breeding farm, an equine rehab center, a charming hunt box, or simply a home for you and your horses to come home to in the beautiful countryside of Albemarle, Madison, Orange, Greene, Fluvanna, and Nelson counties surrounding Hunt Country Charlottesville. Please click on Equestrian Properties at the top of the page and you will find a complete and up to date selection of properties.

Beautiful Charlottesville Country Charlottesville Virginia Real Estate - Country Properties, Farms and Estates For Sale Charlottesville, Virginia farms and estates can be private and elegant, offer incredible views, or have a casual elegance and understated presence. A soothing and graceful home in the beautiful countryside of Albemarle, Nelson, Orange, or the surrounding counties of Charlottesville, Virginia, await you along the country roads of Charlottesville. Please click on Country Estates at the top of the page and you will find a complete and up to date selection of country properties, farms and estates.

Build On Charlottesville Land Charlottesville Virginia Real Estate - 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, and springs. If you are interested in land, a little piece of heaven to call your own can be found by clicking on Land at the top of the page where you will find a complete and up to date selection of land listings.

Charlottesville Luxury Homes Charlottesville Virginia Real Estate - CharlottesvilleLuxury Homes For Sale Charlottesville, Albemarle, and surrounding counties offer the ultimate in community style living. Gated communities offering premier golf courses and equestrian facilities, or quiet countryside village-style communities of sidewalks, soccer fields, and swimming pools, or established neighborhoods where trees stand tall are among your choices for convenient town and countryside living. If neighborhood living is what you are looking for, that special home to raise a family and collect your memories awaits you. Click on Residential Properties at the top of the page and you will find a complete and up to date selection of neighborhood and condo listings.

Charlottesville Downtown Mall Life In Charlottesville Music, art, and community theater at venues including Live Arts, The Paramount, The Prism, 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.

Charlottesville, Virginia Vineyards Charlottesville is fast becoming one of the leading areas known for its vineyards. Trump Winery, Barboursville Vineyards, Jefferson Vineyards, Blenheim Vineyards, Whitehall Vineyards, Prince Michel Vineyards, Sharp Rock Vineyards, First Colony Winery, King Family Vineyards, Horton Vineyards and the Oakencroft Vineyard to name a few. For the true wine enthusiast, there is the Virginia Wine Club. Just one day spent, driving through the backroads of the Virginia countryside solidly confirms; Thomas Jefferson's dream has reached fruition. 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, Monticello lays claim to America's only site listed in the World's Register of Historic Places. Thanks to the passion of the people who have carried Jefferson's vision, the Jefferson Heritage Trail is ripe with history, award-winning wines, fine cuisine, upscale lodging and the sensory delights of spas, scenery and shopping. Sip on wines and taste dishes that Jefferson himself would be proud to serve. Connect with the rich heritage of a state and a country. Experience the casual elegance of the rolling Virginia hill country. Purchasers of the Trailblazer Loyalty Card may redeem discounts on merchants, attractions, restaurants and more from Charlottesville to Lynchburg!

Canoeing Virginia Rivers For outdoor enthusiasts, the world is at your feet. Wildlife abounds in Charlottesville, adding to the exceptional quality of life enjoyed here. Hike a mountain, see the Blue Ridge by horseback, float down the Rapidan or James Rivers, enjoy fly fishing along the Conway River, glide across the reservoir in a kayak, go mountain biking or take a breathtaking ride in a hot air balloon. It is all these things and more that make Charlottesville unforgettable. For sport enthusiasts, there is the University of Virginia and all of its exciting ACC teams. Although Charlottesville has no professional sports teams, make no mistake. Sports is BIG in our little village. Home to the University of Virginia's athletic teams, the Cavaliers, the fan base spreads far and wide throughout the region and beyond. The Cavaliers have field teams in sports from soccer to basketball, with modern facilities that draw spectators throughout the year. Cavalier football season draws the largest crowds during the academic year, with football games played in Scott Stadium. Charlottesville's John Paul Jones Arena, which opened in 2006, is the home arena of the Cavalier basketball teams. The arena seats 14,593 for basketball and includes multiple locker rooms, coaches' office complexes, a training room, a strength and conditioning area and a large equipment room. In addition, both men's and women's lacrosse have become a significant part of the Charlottesville sports scene. The Virginia Men's lacrosse team won their first NCAA Championship in 1972; in 2006, they won their fourth National Championship and were the first team to finish undefeated in 17 games. Virginia's Women's lacrosse team has three NCAA Championships to its credit, with wins in 1991, 1993, and 2004. What more could one ask for? Sports excitement, in a magnificent and historic setting, nestled in the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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, NYTimes.com, Town News.com, Organic Style, and others have put Charlottesville, Virginia high on their list of places to live. What about skiing? Wintergreen and Massanutten Ski Resort are within one hour of Charlottesville, Virginia.

What about golf? World-class golf courses can be found in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Virginia Beach What about 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 can make a perfect getaway.

No description of Charlottesville, Virginia would be complete without mentioning Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, James Madison or the University of Virginia. Graced by our storied past, Charlottesville is home to Monticello, Ash Lawn, and Montpelier. History is a cornerstone in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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 let me help you find the perfect property. I look forward to meeting you!

Warm regards, Bridget Archer | 434-981-4149

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