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Living in Hollymead

Located next to Hollymead Lake, Hollymead is a planned community about 8 miles north of downtown Charlottesville. The area is made up of tree-lined streets and quiet culs-de-sac, providing residents with a respite from the hustle and bustle of the big city.

Things to Do in Hollymead, Virginia

Hollymead Town Center is the community's shopping and entertainment hub, with more than 30 stores and restaurants. Here, you'll find grills, diners, and fast food joints, as well as salons, spas, and fashion outlets. The Albemarle Farmers Market takes place at Hollymead Town Center on Saturdays from May through September.

Ivy Creek, located southwest of Hollymead, is a 215-acre park surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. With its seven miles of walking trails and wildlife observation areas, this large green space provides Hollymead residents with a place to unwind and enjoy the best of Virginia's outdoors.

Real Estate in Hollymead, Virginia

Hollymead was established as a planned community in the early 1970s and is spread over 30 acres of lush green landscape. The area is made up of single-family homes with driveways, as well as townhomes and apartments. Hollymead residents have access to walking trails, a swimming pool, and landscaped gardens, as well as a fitness center.

Transportation in Hollymead, Virginia

Located just off U.S. Route 29, Hollymead connects residents with Fairfax, Arlington, and Washington, D.C. The community is about 2.5 miles from Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport, which provides flights to Atlanta, Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia. There are no bus or train services that operate in Hollymead, but nearby Charlottesville has an Amtrak and Greyhound station.


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  • Hollymead is a short drive from Charlotteville's major employers. These include the UVA Health Services Foundation and the County of Albemarle. Asset management company Merrimak Capital is located in Hollymead.
  • Hollymead Lake is a popular fishing spot, full of largemouth bass, bluegill, and sunfish. Residents also come here to enjoy the stunning views.


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