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Nelson Co.

County Real Estate Taxes in Central VA

December 1, 2013

Each local county or municipality in Virginia sets its own real estate property tax rates.  The rates are measured as “cents per 100 dollars” of assessed value.  The City of Charlottesville sets its own rates, independent of its surrounding Albemarle County.  The county supervisors or commissioners can decide to change the tax rates by a […]

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Swannanoa Palace Open House

June 21, 2013

497 Swannanoa Lane Afton, VA June 29-30, 2013 11:30AM to 5:30PM You don’t want to miss the opportunity to tour this 23000 square foot – 52 room marble palace built in 1912 and modeled after the Villa de Medici in Rome! For more information please visit here.

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Introducing Nelson County Properties For Sale

November 30, 2012

We are introducing our brand new website which is dedicated solely to the real estate of Nelson County VA.  Nelson is such a spectacular county… Blue Ridge Mountains, at least 4 scenic rivers, ski resort and golf course… and of course many farms.  Whether you’re trying to find the perfect spot for your vineyard, or whether you plan […]

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Wintergreen Resort is a Piece of his Puzzle

June 18, 2012

Recently Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County has weathered a couple of economic blows.  As a ski resort with two of the warmest winters on record, they’ve struggled to generate income during the winter months.  And as a full-scale community dependent upon a second-home clientele, they’ve also taken the brunt of the housing economic crunch.   Recently it […]

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50 Largest Employers in Nelson County VA

February 23, 2012

As with our other companion articles about the employers in central Virginia counties, HERE IS A LINK to the profile of Nelson County.   Below we will list Nelson’s biggest employers, but first we want to give you other demographics and information about beautiful Nelson County (in the Blue Ridge Mountains, west of Charlottesville), see links […]

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Skiing Anyone?

January 7, 2012

Christmas marked the beginning of the ski season at Wintergreen Resort in Nelson County VA.    Wintergreen utilizes snow-making machines to cover the mountain slopes evenly and they are now in full operation.  Wintergreen becomes a bustling village of its own at this time of year, going from 350 employees to over 1,000 employees to handle […]

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New Cider Pub for Nelson County

November 18, 2011

Soon central Virginia will have a new cider pub.   John Washburn, owner of  The Bold Rock Cidery in Nelson County, hopes to be open for business by the holidays.   We’re ready,  so just let us know?

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Nelson County VA Real Estate Statistics

September 15, 2011

Nelson County lies just southwest of Charlottesville’s Albemarle County (map at bottom). It’s in the mountainous foothills of the Blue Ridge Mts, with scenic views, trees and streams. Wintergreen Resort (with golf and skiing) provides a unique real estate market in a county of rural acreage and farms. In the chart below, we’ve extended the […]

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