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Albemarle County Neighborhoods: Belvedere – Sustainable and Healthy Living Neighborhood in Charlottesville

Belvedere Neighborhood

The Belvedere neighborhood, just minutes from Charlottesville, consists of 207 acres. It is designed to include more than 400 Energy Star®EarthCraft™ certified homes and apartments. This neighborhood focuses on sustainability and healthy living with a civic core, retail space, green office buildings, and an organic farm!

Search homes for sale in Belvedere Neighborhood with Realtor Virginia Gardner 434-981-0871“A destination, an attitude, a vision, organic, great streets, parks, sustainable, and a great place to call home.” best describes the Belvedere Neighborhood. It is one of Charlottesville’s newest residential communities! This area is located off of Rio Road, approximately halfway between Downtown Charlottesville and the intersection of Rio with Rt. 29. Certainly, this is a prime Charlottesville community to call home because of its location and sustainable living. Consequently, homes sell quickly here.

About the Community

So, what makes this new home community different?  What does it mean to say that this is a “sustainable community”?  First of all, the City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle have expressed an interest in development that is all-inclusive. This means communities designed with a mix of residential, commercial and civic amenities.  In short, residents have almost anything they might need within walking distance of their homes.

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Belvedere is located in Albemarle County but close to Downtown Charlottesville

Belvedere consists of 207 acres and is designed to include more than 400 Energy Star®EarthCraft™ certified homes. This neighborhood has retail space, green office buildings, loft apartments, a civic core, organic farm, and hiking and biking trails. Consequently, the concept of walk-ability, neighborhood, communityit’s very appealing.

Search for Belvedere neighborhood homes for sale with realtor Virginia Gardner 434-981-0871The community is situated adjacent to Fairview Swim & Tennis Club. Most importantly, it supports one of the best swim teams in the area. The club’s existing facilities consist of 3 pools, a shaded play and picnic area, and a snack bar. Additionally, 4 hard-surfaced, lighted tennis courts, a tennis backboard, a basketball court, and a sand volleyball court are available as well. Within the  development itself, there will be pocket parks, a dog park, and hiking and biking trails. The trails will eventually connect into Charlottesville’s Rivanna Greenway Trail System.

The Soccer Organization of Charlottesville and Albemarle (SOCA) which resides within Belvedere.  According to one of the managers for Belvedere, “Creating a permanent home for SOCA here helps us create a physically active and socially vibrant community, one where kids can be active and find plenty of opportunities to play safely outdoors and families can walk to sporting events and recreational facilities.” This is another fine example of community spirit.

Information for Seniors

Exciting News! Check out the new Senior Center being built at Belvedere: Grand Opening April 18, 2020

Services for Seniors and Senior Living in the Charlottesville Area

Recent Home Sales

There were 17 home sales in Belvedere in 2019. Prices ranged from $355,000 to $749,000. For more information, please visit here: Details of 2019 Home Sales in Belvedere.

Why Belvedere Is A Great Place to Live

The convenient location of Belvedere to all things Charlottesville makes this neighborhood very desirable. Furthermore, the eco-green environment is a huge plus when thinking about what lies ahead in the future. In other words, Belvedere is an excellent example of a neighborhood that lives and breathes sustainability. Also, the opportunities for all kinds of recreation couldn’t be better. Because this community is interactive and family oriented, Belvedere is one of the perfect places to live in the Charlottesville area! In addition, it is nearby Rte. 29. This is because here you will also find many restaurants, great shopping, and easy access to entertainment. 

Please visit the following sites for more detailed information:

Belvedere Community Website

Public Schools for the Belvedere Neighborhood:  Agnor-Hurt Elementary, Burley Middle, and Albemarle High School
Learn about all public and private Albemarle County Schools and/or all Charlottesville Area Schools.

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