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Charlottesville is a town steeped in history and culture. Of the eight U.S. presidents who came from Virginia, two — Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe — were from Charlottesville, and two more came from neighboring counties. Central Virginia was a major battlefield during the Civil and Revolutionary Wars. Jefferson, whom locals affectionately call "Mr. Jefferson," continues to cast a long shadow, particularly over local architecture. Many of Charlottesville's public buildings are made of brick and built in a Jeffersonian style, and many private homes are colonial.

The culture of Charlottesville revolves around two points: the University of Virginia and the Historic Downtown Mall. Charlottesville is a major cultural center for central Virginia, and features more fine dining, shopping, and entertainment than one might expect for a town of its size. Ensconced in beautiful Albemarle County, Charlottesville is also surrounded by vineyards and horse country - the best of all worlds.

Lake Monticello is a private 3,500-acre community divided into 12 sections containing 4,601 lots. At this time, there are approximately 11,000 residents residing in nearly 4,100 single-family homes and 15 condominium units. Nine sections of the community are within the gated area, with access through five gates. The community consists of approximately 15 miles east of Charlottesville, Virginia, situated around a 350-acre manmade lake (fed by some 200 springs) with 22.5 miles of shoreline. Home sites are connected by 62 miles of privately maintained roads and served by a central water and sewage system. Utilities, including telephone, electric, and cable television, are underground in most of the community. Lake Monticello is patrolled twenty-four hours a day by a certified private police department.  The community also has an active volunteer fire department and rescue squad which are located just outside the gated area.

Access to Lake Monticello is restricted, with routine access limited to property owners and tenants, their family members and guests, associate members, authorized groups for special activities and other authorized persons.


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