All posts by Virginia Gardner

Great Trails to Visit in Virginia

Beautiful Trails to Hike in Virginia Information and links to hiking trails in the Charlottesville area. Also included are Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Parkway and other Virginia locations. It’s so easy for time to get away from me. And it’s really irritating to look back on a Saturday that was wasted.  I’ve been […]

Real Estate Assessments are Arriving

Charlottesville Area Real Estate Tax Assessments Are in the Mail It’s the beginning of the year and time again for the City of Charlottesville  and the surrounding counties to provide their citizenry with real estate assessments.  Locally, your real estate assessment is the value determined by a city or county’s real estate assessor to be […]

Our Real Estate Market – 2018 4th Quarter & Year End Re-Cap

2018 4th Quarter & Year-End Charlottesville VA Area Real Estate Market Report Homebuyers and Sellers should read the following information which tells all for 2018 in our area! The 2018 4th Quarter & Year-End Charlottesville VA Real Estate Market Report also gives links to more in-depth analyses. The Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors, or CAAR, […]

What’s the deal with Marie Kondo, and YES, I would like to Tidy Up!

All About Marie Kondo and Tidying Up Your Home Who is Marie Kondo?  She’s a joyful Japanese woman who brings happiness to those who seek her “tidying” help.  Seriously.  I’m convinced it’s her choice of words like “Tidy” and “Joy” that draw you in.  She’s a tiny person with a lovely smile, and I believe […]

Hiking Crabtree Falls in the George Washington National Forest near Charlottesville

Hiking Crabtree Falls We had the best time this past weekend (July 2018), hiking Crabtree Falls with friends. Crabtree Falls is located in the George Washington National Forest, part of the Blue Ridge Parkway (National Park Service).  It’s hard for me to believe we’ve lived here for 35 years and have never made our way […]

WOW End Unit at Branchlands, 1412 Lilac Ct – $225,000

1412 Lilac Ct in Branchlands Neighborhood UNDER CONTRACT   Hard to find end unit at Branchlands on the very popular Lilac Ct.  Details 1412 Lilac Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22901 Constructed 1996 1390 square feet, all on one level End unit, with bay window Incredible sunroom with windows across the whole rear of the home Natural […]