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Charlottesville Virginia 22901 United States of America

Listing # 122998


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Last Updated: Monday, September 17, 2018

Cozy Cottage in Heart of Downtown

This charming, architect-renovated home on historic Locust Avenue welcomes you with light-filled rooms, beautiful finishes, and Domino mag-inspired decor. Its 2 bedrooms comfortably sleep 4. Located just minutes from the Downtown Mall, UVA & Rivanna Trails. A five-star, Super-Host Airbnb listing, the Locust House is also available for long-term lease.

The Locust House lands you in Locust Grove, one of Charlottesville's most beloved neighborhoods. It's right downtown, yet one of the quietest areas in the city. The home's recent renovation takes full advantage of the home's excellent orientation; sunlight fills the cheery rooms from dawn til dusk. Beautiful finishes such as the original hardwood floors & new soapstone counters---combined with original art and new lighting--give the eye wonderful places to roam. The welcoming front and back yards make it easy to converse with neighbors and play pick-up games with friends and children.

Locust Avenue is the kind of street urban planners dream of: tree-lined, pedestrian-filled, and brimming with an interesting mix of architectural styles. Though now in the heart of downtown, the Locust house property was originally part of a large farm belonging to the Smith Family. The original Smith farmhouse remains--and is just two doors down from the Locust house. Nearby attractions abound: the Downtown Mall is a 15 minute walk out the front door to the left, and the Rivanna Trail System is an 8-minute walk out the front door to the right. The neighborhood's "home park" is Northeast Park, with play structures, picnic tables, a basketball court, a creek, a bridge, and nature trails. Locust Avenue is a vital, active corridor during the day, and is quiet and peaceful at night. Hooray for civic design!

Enjoy easy access to the University of Virginia via the city bus stop, across the street. Off-street parking. Winter mountain views. Convenient to 1-64, Rte 29, Rte 250. A 10-minute drive to Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Market, and a myriad of other shopping and dining options.

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
2
Number of Bathrooms
1
Number of Offices
0
Surface Size
900 Sq. Feet
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
House

Availability:

Available from Sunday, July 1, 2018 onward
Minimum Stay
6 month(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Charlottesville
Postal Code - State or Province 22901 VA
Country United States of America
Neighborhood Keywords Locust Grove, Downtown
Closest University University of Virginia
University nearby




Rental Price:

Asked
 1600 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
No
Utilities Included
No
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Restaurants
  • Sub Urban Environment
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Second Home
  • Available for Academic Term
  • Available for Long Term
  • Unfurnished
  • Off Campus

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Air-Conditioning
  • High Speed Internet
  • Stairs
  • Reserved Parking
  • TV
  • Baby Furniture
  • Other: House can be furnished or unfurnished.

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Yes
Small Children Safe
Yes
Smoke Free
Yes
Pets Welcome
No
Car Available
No

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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I'm an architect & writer who's worked for award-winning firms in Philadelphia, Louisville, and Charlottesville. I design and write for families.
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