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    411 Afton Pond Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22902
    19 Units available
    1 BED $1,792+
    2 BEDS $1,997+
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    5/5 Anonymous on Dec 1, 2022

    Havent even been here a whole month so it’s hard to submit a full review. But what I’ve experienced so far has been great

    4/5 Anonymous on Apr 1, 2024

    Apartments are great staff are fantastic noise is bad

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    1950 Powell Creek Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22911
    1 BED $1,694+
    2 BEDS $1,717+
    3 BEDS $2,140+
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    2401 Arlington Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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    825 Beverley Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
    1 BED $1,770
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    3 BEDS $2,800
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    2407 Peyton Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901
    1 BED $1,337
    2 BEDS $1,483+
    3 BEDS $1,710+
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    411 Afton Pond Ct, Charlottesville, VA 22902
    1 BED $1,792+
    2 BEDS $1,997+
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    255 Saponi Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22901
    Studio $1,169+
    1 BED $1,285+
    2+ BEDS $1,462+
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    200 Lake Club Court, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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    2 BEDS $1,925+
    3 BEDS $2,220+
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    200 Reserve Blvd., Charlottesville, VA 22901
    1 BED $1,880+
    2 BEDS $2,280+
    3 BEDS $2,575+
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    155 Woodgate, Charlottesville, VA 22901
    2 BEDS $1,545
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    400 10Th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903
    1 BED $2,208
    2 BEDS $2,820
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    3105 District Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22901
    1 BED $1,983+
    2 BEDS $2,633+
    3 BEDS $2,798+
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    200 Lake Club Court, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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    2 BEDS $2,065+
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    117 Scarborough Place, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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    825 Beverley Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
    1 BED $1,770
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    3 BEDS $2,800
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    1215 Wertland St C44, Charlottesville, VA 22903
    2 BEDS $1,550
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    200 Lake Club Court, Charlottesville, VA 22902
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    2 BEDS $1,925+
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    825 Beverley Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22911
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    805 West Street, Charlottesviille, VA 22903
    3 BEDS $2,500
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    2860 Cindy Lane, Charlottesville, VA 22901
    Studio $750
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    491 Worthington Dr, Charlottesville, VA 22903
    3 BEDS $3,900
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    3419 Turnberry Circle, Charlottesville, VA 22911
    Studio $2,400
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    617 West Main Street, Suite 400, Charlottesville, VA 22903
    Studio $5,250
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    910 Upper Brook Court, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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    2 BEDS $1,403
    3 BEDS $1,608
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    1720 Treesdale Way, Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Average rent in Charlottesville, VA

$1,979/mo Charlottesville, VA average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Charlottesville, VA is $1,979.

Charlottesville, VA apartment rent ranges

About 38% of apartment rents in Charlottesville, VA range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 37% of apartments. Around 24% of Charlottesville’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 1% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

Charlottesville, VA rent trends

Getting around in Charlottesville, VA

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Somewhat Walkable
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Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 62, Bike Score®: 71

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Charlottesville, VA last updated?

Prices and availability in Charlottesville, VA were last updated on 17 Jun 2024.

What are the best apartments in Charlottesville, VA?

The best apartments in Charlottesville, VA are: Fifth Street Place Apartments, Carriage Hill, Greens at Hollymead, The Jeffersonian and Barracks West.

What is the average rent in Charlottesville, VA?

The average rent in Charlottesville, VA is $1,979. Start your search for apartments in Charlottesville, VA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Charlottesville, VA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Charlottesville, VA is between $1,147 and $2,312. View all studio apartments in Charlottesville, VA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA is between $1,285 and $3,873. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Charlottesville, VA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA is between $1,380 and $5,308. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Charlottesville, VA is between $1,380 and $5,308. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Charlottesville, VA.

What type of rental buildings are in Charlottesville, VA?

In Charlottesville 59% of the housing is rented out compared to 41% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 12% of Charlottesville’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 65% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 22% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Charlottesville, VA?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Charlottesville are about 29 years old, on average. Of these, 48% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 4 stories. About 93% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 18% are mid-rises, and 2% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Charlottesville, VA?

Studio apartments in Charlottesville are around 2% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 31% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 49% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville is a small town in Virginia that is known for its rich history and beautiful mountain scenery. It is home to the University of Virginia, which was founded by Thomas Jefferson. Much of the town was developed in the 18th century, and some beautiful historic architecture from that time can still be seen in many neighborhoods. Many people who rent in Charlottesville are students, professors or staff at the university, but the down also attracts many young professionals looking for good job opportunities. Charlottesville also has a very vibrant downtown area and is considered a major cultural center in Virginia. There are several theaters around town that host live music and theater performances throughout the year. What’s more, Charlottesville has an excellent selection of restaurants and the area is also known for its breweries and wineries. Although Charlottesville is a small town, it is very energetic and always has something fun going on for both renters and visitors.

Renting in Charlottesville, VA

Most people living in Charlottesville rent their homes, so the rental market is very competitive. Still, Charlottesville has a good mix of rentals and neighborhood types to choose from, so there is something for everyone, from students to more affluent professionals. The downtown, Martha Jefferson and Rose Hill neighborhoods have an urban feel and are relatively walkable. There are many high-rise and mid-rise apartment buildings in these neighborhoods, as well as some single-family homes. Neighborhoods situated in the southern area of Charlottesville are much more spread out and consist mostly of single-family homes.

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Shopping in Charlottesville, VA

Charlottesville offers a wide range of shopping options for renters to enjoy. The downtown area has a walkable mall of local boutiques, as well as restaurants and several high-end food markets. Another popular shopping center is 5th Street Station, which has a Wegman’s and Food Lion grocery store as well as a Dick’s Sporting Goods and PetSmart. There are also several shopping centers on the University of Virginia campus, which contain a mix of local shops and popular national chains. Almost all neighborhoods in Charlottesville have their own grocery stores and markets within walking distance of apartment communities.

Transportation in Charlottesville, VA

Although many neighborhoods in Charlottesville are walkable, most renters use their cars to get around. This is also a great transportation method for those who travel often to other towns or want to explore the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. In addition, the Charlottesville Area Transit and the University Transit Service run several bus routes throughout town. The University Transit Service is intended for University of Virginia students and staff only. There is also an Amtrak stop in Charlottesville. Three routes run through this station, connecting Charlottesville to other major cities such as New York City, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans and more. Many regional bus companies also have routes that run through Charlottesville. For air travel, the Charlottesville Airport is located just 8 miles north and mainly operates regional flights to New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte.

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