Street View in Western Ridge Neighborhood

Albemarle County Neighborhoods: Western Ridge, one of Crozet’s most popular family neighborhoods

Western Ridge

The Western Ridge neighborhood in Crozet is a community of single family homes with mountain views and neighborhood amenities. It is located just west of Charlottesville VA. Developed by Hunter Craig in the late 1990s, this community has expanded over time and has become a very desirable place to live!

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The Western Ridge neighborhood is a lovely community of single family homes. First of all, this neighborhood sits on land that was originally a cattle farm. Furthermore, the area is quite beautiful because the topography is gently rolling. Due to this, there are very interesting house placements and views throughout most of the neighborhood. Western Ridge is very family oriented and friendly. Also, folks here can enjoy outdoor recreation in a gorgeous area of Albemarle County near the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Furthermore, the Western Ridge neighborhood enjoys the existence of some commercial businesses at the entrance, such as a doctor’s office and childcare facility.  In addition, the community itself enjoys many wonderful amenities. Finally, this is a popular, great location.

home in Western Ridge Neighborhood in CrozetHome in Western Ridge Neighborhood in Crozet







From the community website….

The Community Clubhouse in Western Ridge Neighborhood in Crozet
Western Ridge Community Center

“The centerpiece of Western Ridge is the old farmhouse, now the community Clubhouse.  In addition to the Clubhouse, the neighborhood boasts beautiful walking trails, a full size pool and children’s pool, two hard-surfaced tennis courts, a fitness room, ponds and reservoirs, playground, and spectacular views of the Blue Ridge mountains. Historic downtown Crozet is located about 1 mile from the neighborhood, and offers convenient shopping and recreation activities.”

Little Free Library stand in Western Ridge Neighborhood
Little Free Community Library
Walking Path along the Pond in Western Ridge Neighborhood in Crozet
Walking Path by the Pond


To conclude,  the beautiful countryside, the many amenities close by and friendly atmosphere best describe this neighborhood. Finally, and for all of these reasons, one can see why this is a very desirable rural location in the Charlottesville area.

Home Sales

There were 14 home sales in Western Ridge during 2019. The prices Ranged from $373,000 to $519,000. For more information, please visit here: Details of the 2019 Home Sales in Western Ridge

Please visit here to see: 2019 Home Sales in Stonegate Neighborhood  
(Stonegate Neighborhood is attached to Western Ridge)

Location, Schools and More Information

First of all, the drive to Downtown Charlottesville, UVA, and all the Charlottesville area has to offer is about 15 minutes.  Also, you can choose to drive via Interstate 64 East or follow Rte. 250 East into town. Certainly, as a result, Western Ridge is an easy commute to all things Charlottesville!

Home in Western Ridge Neighborhood in Crozet

Public Schools for the Western Ridge neighborhood are: Brownsville Elementary, Henley Middle, and Western Albemarle High
Learn about all public and private Albemarle County Schools and/or all Charlottesville Area Schools.

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


Please visit here to learn about other Crozet area neighborhoods:

Foothill Crossing
Old Trail
Parkside Village
Stonegate – attached to Western Ridge Neighborhood
The Highlands
The Village at Highlands
Wickham Pond


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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) 981-0871Email Virginia