Lake Monticello is a gated Charlottesville golf community featuring a 350 acre lake plus an 18 hole golf course offering the best in recreation at home. The neighborhood which is located in the heart of Fluvanna County is about 20 minutes from Charlottesville Virginia and also within an hour commute to Richmond Virginia as well, so a large number of Lake Monticello residents actually work in Charlottesville.
The Lake Monticello golf course is an 18 hole par 72 semiprivate course designed to be playable by golfers of all levels. There is also a pro shop, professional instruction, practice facilities and a snack bar.
The 350 acre lake is at the heart of the Lake Monticello neighborhood. It is perfect for boating, fishing and water skiing. In addition there are five beaches that members may use for swimming, all with picnic facilities. If you don’t own a waterfront residence with its own dock, the community has a marina with a boat ramp for you.
Folks from Central VA simply refer to Lake Monticello as “The Lake”. In addition to water sports and golf, The Lake offers numerous other amenities. There are six hard surface tennis courts, basket ball courts, a soccer or softball field, and a playground. If you don’t like swimming in the lake there is a pool with a poolside snackbar. The Lake Monticello Clubhouse provides a setting for meetings and social events.
Lake Monticello offers some of the most affordable options for those of you who are looking for a home in a golf community. There are home sizes and prices that are perfect for first time homebuyers and retirees, larger homes for growing families, and golf course and waterfront homes.
There is always a selection of homes available for sale at Lake Monticello ranging from small starter homes to golf and waterfront properties. You will find people from all age groups and professions living at The Lake. Some people have vacation waterfront homes and others are year round residents. This is not a “cookie cutter” neighborhood and the homes were built by numerous builders in many different sizes and styles. There are as many different kinds of homes in this Charlottesville golf community as there are different types of buyers.