North Downtown Charlottesville Homes For Sale

Recently Sold North Downtown Charlottesville Homes


North Downtown Gem! Live your urban dream in this historic home that is walking distance to the Downtown Mall, Ting Pavilion, restaurants and more. The original charm has been preserved in this 1930s home-original hardwood floors, wrap around porch, original hardware-while the essentials have been updated. In the kitchen, granite countertops, cherry cabinets, heated tile floors, vaulted ceilings and skylights were added for beauty and function. The main floor features a large living room with generous windows, formal dining, mudroom, half bath, kitchen and eat in dining. The 4 bedrooms with 2.5 baths with an additional living space in the walk out basement make this an attractive home for any season of life. Enjoy the screened in porch off of the kitchen overlooking the private backyard oasis. Don't miss the opportunity to live on one of the most beautiful and desirable streets in Charlottesville! $836,000 Sold


4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,240 SqFt 0.160 Acres

Charming North Downtown two-story with both residential and commercial zoning in immaculate condition.   Off street parking and on-street permit parking.  Currently set up as two residential units, however can be converted to one residence or one office space, or two office spaces. Live in one, work in the other.  New roof, new water heater, refinished beautiful oak flooring, gas furnace, ductless mini split HP units throughout. French drain in basement, covered soap stone front porch.  Gas fireplace in first level living room.  Remodeled bathrooms and rewired.  This is truly a unique Downtown property! $725,000 Sold


4 Beds 2 Baths 1,536 SqFt 0.080 Acres

Charming north downtown cottage tucked in on a quiet street. Three short blocks to the historic downtown mall, two parks are nearby. The The main level features a living room, dining room, kitchen, full bathroom and laundry. Two additional bedrooms and a second full bathroom are located on the second level. Level fenced backyard for entertaining or just enjoying some quiet time. Off street parking. $705,000 Sold


3 Beds 2 Baths 1,434 SqFt 0.110 Acres

This special NORTH DOWNTOWN property features a winsome c. 1941 cottage + newer detached 16x32 STUDIO/workshop set amidst a quarter-acre oasis of beautifully LANDSCAPED lawn + gardens, only 15 min stroll to the vibrant Downtown Mall. Curb appeal abounds: exquisite cottage gardens (native plants, hummingbirds) + charming brick patio greet you from a quiet residential lane among character-rich homes that have been lovingly expanded as this one could be. Light streams in the glass-front door to an opened-up living room w/built-in shelves + wood-burning fireplace. The floorplan delights w/ many sweet surprises inc. nooks + series of steps leading you to rooms such as the vaulted dining room overlooking private backyard gardens, patio + stone wall or the kitchen feat. gourmet appliances, high beadboard ceilings, recessed lights + large window. Upstairs, 3 bedrooms + full bath (half bath in the basement). Elevated at the back of the lot + easily accessed from a city alley is a fantastic accessory building w/ SO MUCH POTENTIAL (think guesthouse, office, gym, workshop). Current owners have made many improvements inc. new roof (2021), A/C heat pump (2021), water heater (2019), blown-in insulation. $700,000 Sold


3 Beds 1.5 Baths 1,879 SqFt 0.270 Acres

A wonderful place to call home.  Come visit this peaceful Lexington Avenue cottage with so much to offer.  Constant care plus several significant updates & enhancements performed by the owner have created this comfortable and modern home located  just North of downtown. A main level addition (2014) added a great room w/ vaulted ceilings; kitchen updates include quality appointments in cabinetry and appliances. The partially finished lower level includes, home office, laundry/half Bath, large recreation room, workshop (includes tools), plus an additional walk-up basement located below the great room addition; a surprising amount of space once you have the opportunity to explore it.  The remarkably large parcel is a joy to behold with a manicured front yard and a back yard that extends all the way to St. Charles Ave., which forms the lot frontage to the East.  Call agent for an appointment $700,000 Sold


2 Beds 1.5 Baths 1,248 SqFt 0.290 Acres

Don't miss this beautiful and comprehensive transformation of an original city ranch located just minutes from downtown and in close proximity to easy commuting corridors. All major systems replaced, from HVAC to plumbing and electric and windows. The gorgeous original soapstone foyer and a light filled living room with wood burning fireplace greet you as you enter the home. A newly opened dining area and kitchen are to the right for great flow. Gorgeous refinished hardwood floors throughout the main level. Stunning kitchen with granite countertops, stainless appliances, and gray subway tile backsplash. Generous laundry area/mudroom added with access to the yard in the rear. Both main level bathrooms fully updated with tasteful tiling and new fixtures. On the lower level is a huge rec room with access to the outdoors and a large utility room with plenty of storage. Off street parking and plenty of room in the yard to enjoy outdoor activities or start a garden. $635,000 Sold


3 Beds 3 Baths 2,092 SqFt 0.460 Acres

 North Downtown Charlottesville Real Estate is Where It’s At…For Those Under 40


Note: North Downtown is home to the Charlottesville Downtown Mall, the court houses including historic Court Square.

The North Downtown Charlottesville neighborhood extends from South Street and the historic Charlottesville Downtown Mall to the Rt. 250 Bypass, and from McIntire Road and Birdwood Road in the west to Kelly Avenue in the east.

Nestled in the heart of the city of Charlottesville lies the vibrant and eclectic North Downtown neighborhood.

Bursting with history, culture, and a unique charm, this ‘happening’ neighborhood offers residents a delightful mix of old-world charm and modern amenities including fine dining and several music venues.

Click here to view the North Downtown neighborhood statistics on City Data.

One of the most appealing aspects of North Downtown is its rich historical significance. The neighborhood is home to several architectural gems, including historic homes dating back to the 19th century.

Strolling along its tree-lined streets, one can’t help but feel transported to a bygone era, where each building tells a story of the city’s past.

From quaint Victorian cottages to grand Georgian mansions, North Downtown showcases the architectural diversity that defines Charlottesville’s heritage.

In addition to its historical allure, North Downtown boasts a thriving cultural scene.

The area is dotted with art galleries, boutique shops, and cozy cafes, making it a haven for artists, intellectuals, and creatives. The vibrant atmosphere is palpable, with live music performances, art exhibitions, and community events regularly taking place throughout the year.

The North Downtown neighborhood is a great place to live and it has its own North Downtown Residents Association

The neighborhood is also conveniently located near several parks and outdoor recreational areas.

Residents can enjoy leisurely walks along the Rivanna River Trail or spend a sunny afternoon picnicking in Lee Park.

The abundance of green spaces provides a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of city life, allowing individuals to reconnect with nature without venturing far from home.

North Downtown’s appeal extends beyond its cultural and recreational offerings; it is also a thriving hub for education and innovation.

The neighborhood is home to the University of Virginia, a prestigious institution renowned for its academic excellence and groundbreaking research.

The university’s presence infuses the area with a youthful energy, attracting students, scholars, and professionals from diverse backgrounds.

This synergy between academia and the local community fosters a dynamic environment ripe for collaboration and intellectual exchange.

Despite its many charms, North Downtown is not without its challenges.

Like many urban neighborhoods, it grapples with issues such as affordable housing and gentrification.

As North Downtown Charlottesville property values rise and development projects proliferate, there is a growing need to ensure that the neighborhood remains accessible and inclusive for residents of all socioeconomic backgrounds. In other words, there are many homeless.

Community-led initiatives and grassroots organizations play a crucial role in advocating for equitable development and preserving the North Downtown Charlottesville neighborhood’s unique character.

In conclusion, North Downtown Charlottesville is a vibrant and dynamic neighborhood that captures the essence of this historic city.

With its rich history, diverse culture, and thriving community spirit, it offers something for everyone to enjoy.

Whether you’re strolling along its historic streets, savoring gourmet cuisine, or engaging in intellectual discourse, North Downtown Charlottesville homes for sale offer the best that a small historic city can offer.

Note: The North Downtown neighborhood is one of the best neighborhoods in Charlottesville and…most expensive neighborhoods in Charlottesville.


PS – Looking for North downtown Charlottesville homes for sale Zillow? Don’t…Zillow has the mapping all wrong and you’ll end up in a different neighborhood. And their listings are 24 hours behind the Charlottesville MLS.