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Intelligent design: A mid-century Rugby home defines true class

We might have found the exact opposite of a McMansion. It’s upscale, not showy. It’s stylish, not trendy. It’s anything but gauche. It’s just a well-designed, beautifully-built home that has stood the test of more than six decades in ways that are kind of astonishing. Meet 2016 Spottswood Rd. Let’s bypass, for now, the white […]

Chimney safety starts with a clean sweep

Chimney safety starts with a clean sweep

From two Albemarle County Fire Rescue Press Releases: At 0839 hours on January 31, 2014, units responded to the report of a wall in flames inside a residence. The cause is classified as a chimney fire. The Fire Marshal’s office estimates the loss from this fire at $100,000. At 0047 hrs on March 4, 2014, […]

Buy a home with history

Buy a home with history

Our region’s strong connection to a long and distinguished past is one of many reasons it is a popular and special place to live. There are many historic sites just in the city of Charlottesville, which was formed in 1762 by an Act of the Virginia General Assembly that set aside 50 acres of land […]