McGuffey Hill condos Charlottesville VA are tucked away on a dead-end street with beautiful landscaping, privacy, and downtown parking located next to the shady McGuffey Park and McGuffey Art Center, and 1 block from the Charlottesville Historic Downtown Mall.
There are a total of 38 McGuffey condos. Some of the units have been joined together (although they are still counted as separate units for purposes of dues and HOA voting).
Condo sizes range from 1,020 to 2,670 sq. ft.
Bedrooms range from 1-3, and from 1-2.5 baths.
The highest price paid so far was $670,000 for a 2 bedroom/2 bath condo.
In 2022, 4 McGuffey Hill condos Charlottesville VA were sold.
The highest price paid was $670,000, the low was $385,000, and the median price paid was $516,750.
Note – But don’t let these numbers fool you since the lowest price was for a 1 bed/1 bath condo. The others were 2-3 beds/2-2.5 baths.
McGuffey Hill was developed between 1981-1983 by renowned Charlottesville architect, Frank Folsom Smith.
McGuffey Hill condos have a wonderful, inviting floor plan with an open kitchen, hardwood floors, a wall of built-in bookcases, loads of natural light, a floored attic for more storage, a great room, two private decks, and a shared patio.
There is a wood-burning fireplace in each condo which adds additional heat and coziness during winter months.
Condo owners receive 2 reserved parking spots (one space is in the covered parking).
The exterior’s architectural style is contemporary. The material used is wood.
HOA fees, as of 2022, were $1,561 paid quarterly (46,244 a year) and an $86 Association Setup/Transfer fee.
Your HOA fees cover exterior maintenance, parking, water, sewer, trash & snow removal, and garden maintenance.
The HOA is professionally managed by Cathcart Group.
McGuffy Hill neighborhood website is: mcguffeyhill.wordpress.com/
Investors – No rentals are allowed at the present time as the HOA restricts the number of rentals.
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Location – 1.5 blocks from the Charlottesville Historic Downtown Mall. Walk to the coffee shops, Fridays After 5, and the downtown library.
The condos are adjacent to the McGuffey Art Center and McGuffey Park.
Directions – Park Street toward Downtown, Right on East High Street, Left onto 2ND St NW (one way) by McGuffey Park, Right at the Stop sign into the parking lot.
My Thoughts – This is a great opportunity to own a convenient, spacious Charlottesville Downtown condo in a super neighborhood.
The McGuffey Hill neighborhood is tight and everyone knows everyone. The HOA is well-managed and the property is always clean
If it’s all about being in the right location then this downtown Charlottesville condo is for you.
I give McGuffey Hill a 9 out of 10. Why not a 10? There’s no pool and the summers downtown sizzle.
History – The McGuffey Arts Center was originally the McGuffey Elementary School and named for William Holmes McGuffey, an educator at UVA and the author of the McGuffey Reader Series (his books sold 122 million copies and as many books as the Bible and Webster’s Dictionary).
Learn more about the McGuffey School (now the McGuffey Arts Center).