The 173-acre Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood (also known as the JPA neighborhood) in Charlottesville is a close-knit, safe community made up of a few single families and numerous privately-owned homes with students renting them.
Note – The Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood is made up of an amazing 92 % of rental properties.
There are as of 2o22, 4237 residents again the majority are students and not long term tenants.
There is public transportation to and from the University or an easy 5-minute ride by bike.
Jefferson Park Avenue is designed as a residential boulevard with a large median of trees and lawn dividing the street.
The majority of homes that were built in the early 20th century are setback from the avenue offering sweeping landscaped lawns and gardens.
This is where the majority of multi-family housing is located in the City of Charlottesville.
The Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood is located due southwest of the University of Virginia and Scott Stadium and is similar to the nearby Fry’s Springs neighborhood.
There are 4-5 restaurants on the adjoining Fontaine Avenue.
According to AreaVibe.com
1) Jefferson Park has a Livability Score of 70/100, which is considered average
2) Jefferson Park crime rates are 50% higher than the Charlottesville average (due to alcohol and rowdiness only)
3) Cost of living in the JPA neighborhood is 4% higher than the Charlottesville average
4) JPA real estate prices are 10% higher than the Charlottesville average
5) Rental prices in the JPA neighborhood are 11% higher than the Charlottesville average
Nearby Charlottesville neighborhoods: Fry’s Spring, Johnson Village, Lewis Mountain, Fifeville, Venable, 10th and Page, and Ridge St.
Though small in the sense of the number of homes here, the Jefferson Park Avenue neighborhood is a happy place to live and is a superb investment.
I would be thrilled to be your Charlottesville realtor!