The Highlands Neighborhood in the Crozet Area
The Highlands Neighborhood is home to 327 attached and detached single family homes near Crozet. It is located on Highlands Drive just off Rte. 240.
First of all, the Highlands is actually an Albemarle County area with Charlottesville addresses. However, it is so close to the town of Crozet that it is considered part of the Crozet area. (This area also includes The Village at Highlands Neighborhood with its own HOA.)
The Highlands is a huge community with a wide variety of homes with some mountain views and lots of woods. The winding roads roll up and down hills. Development began around 1990. Construction is wood, brick and/or stone. (Many homes are similar to the Charlottesville area neighborhoods of Earlysville Forest and Mill Creek.) In addition, detached homes range from 1 to 3 stories high. Lots are all under 1/2 acre in size. Also, there are several HOAs including Highlands at Meechum River Owners Association and the Highlands Detached Homeowners Association. In addition, These HOAs own 3+ acres of open space. Finally, this community is a very popular place to live because it is quiet, friendly, and in a good location.
There were 15 home sales in The Highlands during 2019. The 12 attached home prices ranged from $230,000 to 395,000. The 3 single family detached home prices ranged fro $345,000 to 392,850. For more information, please visit here: Details of the 2019 Home Sales in The Highlands
One of the loveliest features of The Highlands is that it is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The very popular Claudius Crozet Park in the town of Crozet is a mecca of outdoor sports venues. Also, nearby is the beautiful Mint Springs Valley Park for hiking and fishing. Crozet has many wonderful amenities with just about anything you may need nearby. Groceries can be bought at Crozet Great Valu (Crozet Market) in town and Harris Teeter and Brownsville Market just outside of town. In addition, the area has UVA Family Medicine and Sentara Crozet Family Medicine. Also, there is a library, a variety of restaurants and shops, the wonderful Crozet Hardware Co. and Starr Hill Brewery.
Of important note, this area is rich in culture and the arts. Also, there is the bi-annual Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival. The Crozet Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Crozet is only 15 minutes from downtown Charlottesville and UVA. Above all else, the small town feel, not far from the city, in a beautiful area makes this a great place to live.
Albemarle County – Information about this Central Virginia County – Learn why the area is attracting people of all ages and interests.
Learn About Other Neighborhoods in the Crozet Area:
Foothill Crossing Neighborhood
Old Trail Neighborhood
Parkside Village Neighborhood
The Village at Highlands
Western Ridge Neighborhood
Wickham Pond Neighborhood
HOMES FOR SALE
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