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Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions is a unique firm in Charlottesville Virginia offering Information, homes, land, farms and estates to buyers of Charlottesville homes.

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2008 

So what is the history of UVA? The land was first owned by James Monroe...Read this marker: So Monroe purchased this farm later Jefferson, Monroe and Madison laid the cornerstone of the University. There is so much history around Charlottesville that many of our residents do not even realize it. ...
11/30/2008
Tonight was Movie Night at our house and we all watched a Classic Christmas Story by Charles Shultz.... As a child I can remember every year watching this classic. We would look forward to it (there were no VCR's or DVD's) so we had to look at a TV guide...   Fast forward 40 years and I am watchi...
11/28/2008
Well Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and for some reason I really want to start decorating for Christmas Now!!! Well, I am not ready to get the tree yet, but just the outdoor lights and reindeer! We have visitors coming and my family is against me.  Granny is now 86 years young and she says "It is wrong...
11/25/2008
What is the first Thanksgiving you can remember? Mine was at my aunt's home in the countryside of California.I remember over eating and racing wagons down a hill with my cousins... We topped things off with desert and watching "The Wizard of Oz" Below is a famous painting of the First Thanksgivin...
11/24/2008
  This year in Charlottesville, Thanksgiving will be a little quite. Our closest family has moved to New Orleans so it will just be us. We will be inviting some friend to join us this year! There will be Turkey and Pumpkin Pie but the best thing is to have loved ones around during the holiday! Ma...
11/23/2008
My family and I took a drive last week to see some good friends/clients who purchased 20+ acres in Albemarle County. The property is fantastic and they are doing some work on it that is amazing... (I will save that for another post). On the way I took a few photos of the final fall colors in Cha...
11/22/2008
There are several ways to get to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and one of my favorite ways is by foot... Please preview the video above for a sample of the trail. I hope that you enjoy it half as much as we did taking the hike! Our family is seeing more and more places of interest around Charlot...
11/20/2008
We have a new listing at 2500 Thrush Road in Ivy Virginia. This is quite a home. Below is the first photo I took of the front of the home (on a cloudy day) This week when the Sun came out I ran over and got a new front shot of the home  (see below)   What do you think? a little sunshine goes a lo...
11/19/2008
Broker Open House at 2500 Thrush Road, Charlottesville 22901(Clients welcome!) See this stunning Ivy home in the Meriwether Lewis School District. This inviting home has 4 bedrooms and a finished media room in the basement. Perfect for a growing family! The private yard has room for kids with tra...
11/17/2008
We had a few days of winter weather and yesterday I posted: I caught a rainbow in Charlottesville  This photo is right out my home office window after the storm... I took the photo right through the glass of the window and I am pleased with the results: Now that the leaves have fallen I enjoy Blu...
11/16/2008
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