Home & Design

Understanding this bucolic, 600-acre North Garden site was the first step for the owners after purchasing the land in 2007. Photo: Bill Mauzy

From the editor-at-large: Of town and country

I think of Charlottesville as the biggest small town in Virginia. I’m not the first to say that, but it’s probably true. On the one hand you have a thriving city center, beautiful architecture, a diverse citizenry, and the pulse of a world renowned University, and on the other, you have an iconic agrarian vastness […]

This four-bedroom, four-bath brick home is a beautiful property in a perfect location. It's also just the place for a fantasy update. Photo: Christian Hommel

Playing dress-up: When a little goes a long way

James and Rob Robertson of Robertson Renovation think this four-bedroom, four-bath brick home is a beautiful property in a perfect location that’s convenient to everything. It’s also just the place for a fantasy update, because some upgrades and small changes could turn a nice home into a great one. 1760 Lambs Rd. $499,9000, MLS #517875 […]