Monthly Archives: August 2010

Thinking About a NC Fishing Trip

Before heading to Ivy, Virginia to show a couple of 1st time home-buyers  a country home, I decided to check the Ivy weather forecast.  With Hurricane Earl heading towards the Outer Banks of NC, I’m thinking of my fishing buddies down … Continue reading

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HOT WEATHER: Buy a Home with a Pool!!!

Yes, there are several great homes for sale in Virginia with pools like Hazelwood on 15+/- acres in Orange County, Virginia.  The location if prime for access to Fredericksburg, Washington, DC, Charlottesville, or Richmond plus Lake Anna is only minutes away!  … Continue reading

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Virginia Land for Sale

With the current market adjustments on land prices and low interest rates and several loan options, the 2nd half of 2010 providesgreat opportunities for buying land.  There are many nice parcels of land on the market from water front lots … Continue reading

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BBQ Exchange, Gordonsville, Virginia

While traveling between Somerset and Zion Crossroads, I stopped at the BBQ Exchange in Gordonsville, Virginia.  I enjoyed a pulled pork BBQ sandwich for lunch and picked up a pulled chicken platter for Karen’s dinner (I’ve got a dinner meeting … Continue reading

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!!!Horses Wanted!!!

Yes, Virginia remains horse country!  We have many great events from horse shows to Chincoteage pony round ups, to fox hunts, riding on the beach, to horse shows,  to trail rides, to steeplechase races at Foxfield and Montpelier, to exploring mountain trials on horse back, … Continue reading

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Keswick Virginia Home for Sale

We have a variety of homes for sale in Central Virginia and this two bedroom fixer upper provides and example of a handy man special.  Located in the heart of the Keswick Horse Country less than 15 minutes from Charlottesville … Continue reading

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Virginia Secretary of Transportation coming to Charlottesville

Yes, we have transportation issues greater than horses crossing the road in Virginia!  On Tuesday, September 21st the Free Enterpise Forum  and Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Secretary Connaughton at an 11:30 luncheon held at the Holiday Inn-University … Continue reading

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Kiplinger rates Charlottesville, Virginia in top 5 for Retirement

Yes, this week Kiplinger ranked Charlottesville, Virginia 1st on the list of top five retirement destinations.  We have a lot to offer retirees in Charlottesville and the surrounding counties with the University of Virginia, two top notch hospitals, the Blue … Continue reading

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Crozet Homes & Chiles Orchard

While touring Crozet, Virginia in beautiful Albemarle County at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, we took a break for fresh peaches at Chiles Peach Orchard.  The sister orchard, Carter’s Mountain Orchard, also makes a great stop.  From the observation … Continue reading

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Great home buys near Zion Crossroads, Virginia

Looking for a home, farm or land between Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia?  Consider the Zion Crossroads (Troy, Gordonsville, Historic Green Springs) area ofFluvanna and LouisaCounties 20 minutes to Charlottesville and 40 minutes to Richmond/Short Pump.  There are many home options available … Continue reading

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