Virginia Gardner

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Charlottesville, One of America's Favorite Cities!

the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville

Ever Wonder Why Charlottesville is a Favorite City in America?

The following articles discuss various aspects of why Charlottesville is a favorite city in the nation. Included are high ratings for living here.

Charlottesville has been written about as a truly wonderful place to live over the years.  Also, it has been voted to top spots in [...]

Charlottesville in Forbes 25 Top Ranked Happiest Cities

Charlottesville in Forbes 25 Top Ranked Happiest Cities is so Exciting!

I found this article about Charlottesville in Forbes 25 Top Ranked Happiest Cities and just had to share it. What a wonderful boost in reminding us why we all love living here in Charlottesville VA! Our people are very friendly and helpful. The local businesses add much [...]

The Leaves Turned and They Haven't All Dropped Yet!

charlottesville fall color

Finally, some color! I've always heard that we need a cold snap and rain to encourage the best Fall color. We actually had a pretty wet summer, but we had a dry spell and mild temperatures just as Fall was marching in; it seemed we were going to miss that spectacular Fall foliage color once again. But then it happened... we had a bit of rain [...]

It's Hot, So Get Wet At Charlottesville City Parks

Charlottesville Virginia Realtor, Virginia Gardner,

It's hot, so get wet at Charlottesville City parks.

I was recently showing houses in the Forest Hills Avenue neighborhood, and as I waited for my clients, I enjoyed watching the families soaking up the water at Forest Hills Park, located near the University of Virginia Medical Center off of Cherry Ave.

There are at least five parks throughout the small City of Charlottesville that offer cool water relief from the summer [...]