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Earlysville VA is a wonderful place to call home...

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Earlysville VA in Albemarle County near Charlottesville is a small village featuring lovely rural neighborhoods. This is country living at its best!

The village of Earlysville is located on the north side of the Charlottesville area. It features pretty rural neighborhoods and lovely farms and estates. Also, schools are located in the village or close by. Wonderful shopping areas and restaurants are just moments away. All of the area's major employers are located within a 10 30 minutes drive of Earlysville (see below for details).  The Charlottesville Airport (CHO) is also very close by.  Thus, Earlysville is within close proximity to all that Charlottesville has to offer.
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Earlysville Scenery

Earlysville offers neighborhood environments, with lot sizes ranging from 1-3 acres on streets which end in cul-de-sacs.  More rural neighborhoods are areas that are not contained. Instead, they are individual 2+ acre homesites that border state roads or are located at the end of long driveways.  Its a very interesting, very beautiful area, with pastoral, wooded, or mountain views at every turn.  These are neighborhood communities where people know and care about one another.  Earlysville has a certain peace and quiet with an expectation of privacy.  Therefore, all of these things are here because of living in a rural environment. It does not matter how convenient it may be to shopping, school, and employment.



Some of the beautiful Earlysville Neighborhoods:

Arbor Park, Earlysville ForestHickory Ridge, Loftlands Glen, and Walnut Hill

Here are links to: All Earlysville Neighborhoods 
Earlysville Neighborhoods Along the Rivanna River



Some of the many employers located within 5 miles of Earlysville...

  • The National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC): NGIC's mission is to produce all-source integrated intelligence on foreign ground forces and support combat technologies. This is to ensure that U.S. forces and other decision makers will always have a decisive edge on any battlefield.
  • Charlottesville is benefiting in a big way from the US Department of Defense's (DoD) Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) progress. Many Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) organizations are moving to or have relocated to this area at NGIC.
  • MicroAire Surgical Instruments, with 130 employees; R&D and headquarters facility for surgical instruments manufacturer, located along Airport Road.
At the UVA Research Park:
There are currently eight buildings in the Park totaling approximately 500,000 square feet, with 30 tenants, employing over 1,500 workers on site. Just some of the Park's employers include:
  • CACI Enterprise Solutions, Inc. A global consulting firm, providing IT and network solutions to the federal government.
  • Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Developmnt - A non-profit, public / private partnership formed in 1995 to help create new jobs and investment in Central Virginia.
  • MITRE Corporation - a not-for-profit organization chartered to work in the public interest, managing federally funded research and development centers 
  • PRA Health Sciences - providing innovative solutions to move drug discovery forward, helping our clients to develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. 
  • Siemans - A U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG (a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering) operating in the industry, energy, healthcare, and infrastructure & cities sectors.
The area's largest employer, the University of Virginia, is located just 10 miles from Earlysville, as is Downtown Charlottesville.

All of the area's major shopping areas are easily available to Earlysville:

  • Hollymead Town Center, with Harris Teeter Grocery, Target, Kohl's, and all sorts of national and local retailers and restaurants (5-10 minutes)
  • Stonefield, with Trader Joe's, Pottery Barn, Orvis, L.L. Bean, Regal IMAX Theaters, and many restaurants
  • Rio Hill Shopping and immediate area, with Kroger Grocery, Dick's Sporting Goods, Lowe's, WalMart, and Sam's Club (15 minutes)
  • Albemarle Square, with a branch of the JMRL public library,  the Northside Library, across Rte. 29 (15-20 minutes)
  • Fashion Square Mall, the area's only enclosed shopping center, with Sears, Belk, and JC Penney (15-20 minutes)
  • Barracks Road Shopping Center, the area's higher-end shopping, includes locally-owned boutique shops and gourmet-to-go, along with some of the national restaurant chains, Kroger and Harris Teeter grocery stores, an Old Navy, Michael's, Barnes & Noble's, and more (15-20 minutes)
  • Charlottesville Downtown Pedestrian Mall, the best selection of restaurants in the area, art and craft galleries, unique and interesting retailers, and the best place to find entertainment in the area (20-25 minutes)

View our other Earlysville posts and pages:



-Albemarle County- Information about this Central Virginia County -Learn why the area is attracting people of all ages and interests.

In conclusion, those of us who have chosen Earlysville VA as our home know that we enjoy the best of both worlds!!


If you are considering purchasing or selling a home in the Charlottesville area, rely on me to help you put the pieces together.  Virginia Gardner, Roy Wheeler Realty Co., (434) 981-0871 Email Virginia


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