A Hidden Gem
Just west of Charlottesville via Ivy Road, West Leigh is a secluded gem of a neighborhood in a rural setting. The commute to the neighborhood features a crossing over Ivy Creek, and many of the homes in the neighborhood feature views of Clover Lake.
Proximity to Route 250 allows residents easy access to both Crozet and the City of Charlottesville. Crozet is a growing town that is home to Starr Hill Brewing Company and Old Trail Golf Club. It also offers families superior educational options in Western Albemarle High School and the Miller School.
Properties for sale in West Leigh are predominantly single-family homes that range from 2,000 to 5,000 square feet and feature and eclectic mix of styles including townhomes, classic brick, and Dutch Colonial. The surrounding lots are generous, with many properties featuring multiple acres surrounded by tranquil woods.
Good Views, Great Fun
Residents of West Leigh have the most convenient access of any residents in the Charlottesville area to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Shenandoah National Park. The park is home to Skyline Drive, which runs the length of the park along the ridge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Skyline overlooks the Shenandoah Valley to the west and the piedmont to the east.
West Leigh residents also have access, directly south of the Park, to Wintergreen Resort and Nelson County’s Route 151 Wine Trail. Wintergreen is a four-season recreational resort set amidst 11,000 acres on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge. Activities at Wintergreen run the gamut from 45 holes of golf to skiing & snowboarding, to hiking & fly-fishing. Route 151 is home to a host of breweries, wineries, and cideries. Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company, Veritas Vineyard, and Bold Rock Hard Cider are just some of the many nationally renowned companies that can be found out in Nelson.