Charlottesville Apartments for Rent
The Chapel at the University of Virginia
Tisenhour | Dreamstime.com
The UVA Rotunda
Odeomaterialismum | Dreamstime.com
Stairs leading to the Rivanna Trail
The1essence | Dreamstime.com
Shenandoah National Park
Kimmyrm | Dreamstime.com
Small farms dot the rural Virginia landscape near Charlottesville.
Richardpross | Dreamstime.com
It’s a place of history, legends, ghosts, and beauty. Charlottesville, Virginia was founded in 1762 and its famous residents included US Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. The historic Three Notch’d Road passes through Charlottesville and leads to Richmond, the capitol. This famous colonial-era road was traveled frequently by Jefferson and Monroe, who both served as governor while living in Charlottesville.
Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s famous estate, is a National Historic Landmark. It was built in 1772 and Jefferson is buried on the property. The house is currently a popular museum and is a World Heritage Site, designated by UNESCO – the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
The University of Virginia is also a World Heritage Site. Founded by Jefferson and established in 1819, UVA is one of the highest-ranking public universities in the country. Another famous historic site, Montpelier, is located northeast of Charlottesville. This National Historic Landmark was built in 1764 as the plantation home of James and Dolly Madison. Madison served as the fourth US President.
This beautiful little jewel situated along the Rivanna River in the heart of Virginia is filled with a variety of things to do. Find a Charlottesville apartment to rent and enjoy museums, historic sites, great nightlife, and fantastic shopping. Festivals include the dogwood Festival, the Virginia Film Festival, and the Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival. Art galleries are plentiful and include the University of Virginia Art Museum, Bayly Art Museum, and the McGuffey Arts Center.