Southern Albemarle County is a beautiful corner of Central Virginia known for its rural character and deep history. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, a UNESCO world heritage site, is only seven miles from the property, and James Monroe’s home, Highland, is a similar distance. Other nearby attractions include Jefferson Vineyard, Trump Winery, and Dave Matthews’ Blenheim Vineyard. The Charlottesville area is also home to numerous golf courses and a wide range of outdoor activities, all set against the backdrop of the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park.
The regional hub is Charlottesville, a lively university town with vibrant music, art, and food & wine scenes. It routinely tops “best of” lists and has a well-deserved reputation as a highly desirable place to live and work. Jefferson View’s proximity to Charlottesville offers a coveted balance of convenience and country living.
For larger cities, Richmond and Washington D.C. are easy day trips from the property. Both are engaging small cities that continue to evolve. Washington D.C., in particular, has shed its reputation as a government town and is increasingly known as a vibrant city, business center, and cultural destination.
Jefferson View is 20 minutes south of Charlottesville, a small, dynamic city that’s home to the University of Virginia. Richmond and Washington, D.C. are within easy driving distance and can be reached in one hour and fifteen minutes and two hours, respectively.
Options for air travel are wide-ranging, with multiple commercial airports under two hours away. Charlottesville-Albemarle is located 35 minutes away and offers multiple daily nonstop flights to hubs throughout the eastern U.S. Richmond International Airport and Dulles International Airport can be reached in under two hours, and together offer nonstop access to 103 domestic and 52 international destinations.
Distances to towns/cities
Charlottesville - 10 miles (20 min)
Richmond - 70 miles (1hr 10 min)
Washington D.C. - 117 miles (2 hrs)
Distance to Airports
Charlottesville (CHO) - 22 miles (35 min)
Richmond International (RIC) - 77 miles (1hr 15 min)
Washington D.C. - 104 miles (1 hr 50 min)
Central Virginia enjoys an agreeable four-season climate. Summers are warm and humid, and average temperatures in July and August are in the upper 80’s and low 90’s. Winter temps are generally in the 40’s, although they frequently dip lower for short periods in January and February.
Spring and fall showcase Virginia at its best, and the brilliantly green countryside in May and stunning foliage of October are hard to compete with. During these seasons, temperatures consistently reach the 70’s during the daytime and cool off into the 50’s at night. Average annual rainfall is 43 inches and average annual snowfall is 19 inches.