Charlottesville Real EstateSpotlight on Ivy, Virginia
Published Thursday, February 26, 2015 Updated on Thursday, February 26, 2015

Spotlight on Ivy, Virginia

The Ivy area near Charlottesville is perfect for those looking to purchase Virginia luxury real estate. The small town of Ivy, located just west of Charlottesville, offers bucolic scenery, high-end properties, and beautiful landscaping. A prospective home buyer looking at Charlottesville VA real estate should consider Ivy due to its choice of high-end properties with privacy.


A country paradise of a town, Ivy boasts unimaginable lush greenery in the warm months and breathtaking, countryside landscapes in the winter months. From overhanging trees to meadows of fresh snow, nature lovers flock to Ivy. The homes in Ivy are classic, often filled with lovely antiques from shopping on Ivy Road. Dining is local and fresh, with farm-to-table restaurant options and elegant, upscale eateries. A short trip to Charlottesville, Ivy residents can take advantage of events at the University of Virginia, as well as major retail shopping at Barracks Road Shopping Center. In the surrounding area of Ivy, there are also three breweries, ten wineries, and a whiskey distillery. For those who love to pick fruit in the seasonable months, Charlottesville boasts plenty of orchards as well.


For residents who want to treat themselves, The Boar’s Head, a full-service resort, is just down the road. The Boar’s Head is an upscale resort that offers fine dining, a golf course, and a spa. Hit the links in season at the Birdwood Golf Course, which boasts a prestigious four-and-a-half star ranking among Golf Digest's “Best Places to Play.” Or spoil yourself at the spa, which only uses organic and natural products, with a treatment or a massage.


If you are considering buying a home in Ivy, take a look at real estate in Northern VA. Frank Hardy, Inc. would love to assist you in your search for the ideal luxury home. Please contact us today!

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