Flordon Charlottesville Homes
Flordon in Charlottesville VA is a popular Ivy neighborhood due to its central location, its convenience to UVA, Farmington CC, Birdwood Golf Course, and the desirable Western Albemarle public schools.
Flordon sits in a park-like setting with mature plantings and blooming specimen trees. Many of the homes have been landscaped by Ivy Nursery, which sits at the entrance of the Flordon neighborhood. The neighborhood is known for its lush, rolling, woodland setting just west of Charlottesville.
Homes on the top of Flordon Hill offer sweeping, panoramic views of the countryside below and the Blue Ridge Mountains.
There are 40 homes in Flordon built between 1906-2007 with the majority having been built between 1962-1988.
Home Sizes range from 3 beds/3 baths to 5 beds/5 baths. And square footage ranges from 2,000 to 6,700 finished sq ft.
5 Flordon, Charlottesville VA homes sold since Jan 2022 with median price of $1,500,000.
HOA fees: None. There is a $ 700-a-year road maintenance agreement.
Architectural Styles: Dutch colonial, Georgian, ranchers, and colonials.
Albemarle County Public Schools that serve the Flordon neighborhood are Murray Elementary, Henley Middle, and Western Albemarle High.
Location: Adjacent to Farmington Country Club, Boars Head Resort, and backs up to Broomley Farm.
Directions: From Charlottesville take 250 West/Ivy Road to right at the stop light on Broomley Road.
My thoughts: Love the location. The wooded, hilly neighborhood has a mixture of luxury homes and not so luxurious homes. There are no amenities. I give Flordon a 7 out of 10.
Note – Flordon was named after Flordon Common in East Anglia, Great Britain, for its beautiful plants and woodland habitat.
Note – The Flordon Charlottesville neighborhood was a featured tour on Historic Garden Week in 2016. “The Flordon tour includes five gardens: Credenhill, a stone Georgian estate with myriad garden paths leading to, among other highlights, a restored Gillette garden; the welcoming home of a young family, a stately hilltop home with extensive acreage and incredible views; a Dutch Colonial filled with American folk art; and a child-friendly garden-only home.”