Country Estates in Charlottesville, Virginia
Published Friday, March 8, 2013 Updated on Friday, March 8, 2013

Country Estates in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Charlottesville, Virginia area is a wonderful area to purchase a luxury country estate. Charlottesville and surrounding counties such as Madison, Orange, Fauquier, Goochland. Middleburg and Warrenton, all offer estates with large acreage and luxury homes. Many of these Charlottesville area estates offer equestrian facilities, farms, waterfront views, or other elegant features.

Charlottesville, in Virginia’s beautiful Abermarle County, is an area rich in history, culture, and nature. Charlottesville itself has many attractions and restaurants. Towns like nearby Gordonsville offer small town appeal with impressive history, such as Gordon’s Tavern which served guests such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe. Nearby Castleton has an annual festival featuring world-renowned musicians and artists. 

Abermarle County sits in lovely Central Virginia. It is only 110 miles southwest of Washington, D. C. and 70 miles west of Richmond. The area offers the conveniences of being within driving distance of major cities, while also having plenty of room for large estates with plenty of land for farming, horses, or simply enjoying natural beauty.