Modern remodeled kitchen, microwave and dishwasherThomas Jefferson's Monticello mountain and Jefferson Winery in the distance

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

1 adult
0 children
Ages 2 - 12
0 infants
Under 2
6 guests maximum. Infants don’t count toward the number of guests.
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About this listing

Renovated house 1.3 mi from downtown mall. Three bedrooms (queen, double, single queen couch in living room. Sleep up to 6 people. Great for families. Separated by a fence, but next to trailer homes. If you have a problem with Charlottesville's idea of affordable housing, then check other options. Residence is licensed and approved by the City of Charlottesville as a "Tourist Home."

The space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $20 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Discount: 15%
Cancellation: Moderate


The space

Electronic air cleaner for healthy breathing. Three bedrooms available in newly renovated house. All bedrooms have separate access to the bathroom. The third room has a 3/4 sized bed (between a single and a double) so is good for one person or two people who want to be close. However, I supply linens, towels, etc.

There is also a pull-out queen-sized couch in the living room.

Easy access to downtown Charlottesville. 1.3 mi walk or drive, two public buses within 5 blocks. Paved off-street parking available for 4 cars.
A wonderful host (retired Latin teacher and family farmer) who can answer any questions.

Guest access

One bathroom with shower (access from living room,) new kitchen, electric range, washer (no dryer), clothesline in the backyard, plus queen-sized, pull-out couch. Sheets and towels are air dried in the sunshine and fresh air. I have a Pack-N-Play crib and potty chair for small children, and a selection of toys, puzzles, and children's books. No extra charge for children under 2 years of age.

Interaction with guests

Complete privacy is assured. I've lived in Charlottesville for 30 years, so am happy to answer any questions and offer local tourist advice. I sleep elsewhere so guests can have privacy of the whole house.

The neighborhood

Across the street from a nature preserve. Country feel in the city. It is a 15 minute walk to some of Belmont's most exciting restaurants: Beer Run, Mas Tapas, Tavola, and the Local. Thirty minute walk to the famous downtown mall. Across the fence is a trailer park with Hispanic people who cut our grass and clean our houses. I find them to be friendly and helpful neighbors.

Getting around

Two city bus lines within four or five blocks.

Other things to note

I have off street parking for several cars on a paved driveway. I have Comcast high speed internet. Log-in code is available on guest information sheet on living room coffee table. I have a new Cuisinart coffee maker and electric coffee grinder for whole beans. All linens, sheets, pillows and towels are provided. There's a Story and Clark spinet piano.

House Rules

No dogs or pets. Smoking on front porch or on back patio furniture. Don't be alarmed about a trailer park behind a fence next door. They are affordable homes to hard working immigrants who clean our houses and take care of our landscaping.

Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States · Joined in August 2013
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Farmer, teacher, grandfather, singer, world traveler, amateur gardener -- a Jeffersonian Renaissance man. I home-schooled my three kids for 13 years on a small family farm west of Charlottesville. I'm a retired Latin teacher and school administrator at a local Quaker school. I speak very basic Italian, French, German and Spanish and welcome foreign visitors.

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