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Living in Belmont, Virginia

Belmont is a neighborhood just over a mile from downtown Charlottesville. The 403-acre community is made up of two subdivisions: Belmont and Carlton. The area dates back to the late 19th century and combines small-town charm with modern amenities.

Things to Do in Belmont, VA

Belmont is a culinary hot spot. Independent restaurants lure hungry diners from Charlottesville and beyond. Here, there are Italian eateries, tapas bars, and Cuban dining options. You can follow up your meal with a glass of wine at any of the twelve vineyards in the area.

Real Estate in Belmont, VA

Belmont was once a farm estate owned by John M. Carr, the nephew of Dabney Carr, who was a friend of Thomas Jefferson. Today, the area is made up of single-family homes and townhouses. Belmont is close to Jackson-Via Elementary School and Clark Elementary School.

Belmont Mansion sits at the center of the Belmont neighborhood. This historic home was built in around 1820 and features Classic Revival architecture. It is now divided into luxury apartments.

Transportation in Belmont, VA

Located north of Interstate 64, Belmont provides locals with quick access to Richmond, Norfolk, and Chesapeake. The neighborhood is a little over 10 miles from Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport, which connects residents with cities like Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Bus services run between Belmont and downtown Charlottesville throughout the day. Located about 1.5 miles from Belmont, Charlottesville Union Station is the neighborhood's nearest Amtrak station.


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  • Belmont is home to major employers such as Inova and National Optronics.
  • The UVA Health Services Foundation, University of Virginia Medical Center, and Martha Jefferson Hospital are all a short drive away.


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