Real Estate

Property auctions
Published on Apr 7th, 2011
0 comments April 7 at 4:30pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse  Property: 997 Clearfields Lane, Crozet Debtor: Gunnar R. and Tanya F. Brockett Amount owing: $320,000 Bidder brings: $30,000 or 10 percent...
Property auctions
Published on Mar 31st, 2011
0 comments April 1 at 3pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse  Property: 1820 Steeplechase Run  Debtor: Stuart V. and Melissa A. Fielding  Amount owing: $279,200  Bidder brings: 10 percent...
Absolute Kluge: Eyes on Trump as winery hits auction block
Published on Mar 29th, 2011
3 comments When the winery founded by Patricia Kluge was on the block in December, no one came close to the bank's $19-million minimum. But at the upcoming April 7 absolute auction, someone will go home with a...
Upper Bundoran: Manor house under foreclosure
Published on Mar 25th, 2011
14 comments Another grand Albemarle house is headed toward the auction block. Upper Bundoran, the house built by the son of the man who built Scott Stadium, is under foreclosure and will be sold on the...
Property auctions
Published on Mar 24th, 2011
0 comments March 25 at noon at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 2903 Brookmere RoadDebtor: William L. Cruse and Virginia D. RawleyAmount owing: $257,000Bidder brings: $31,000 Info: Rosenberg &...
Commercial Construction Permits
Published on Mar 17th, 2011
0 comments Charlottesville Main Street Associates LLC, 212 E. Main Street (home to Siips Wine and Champagne Bar), interior renovations, $5,089, hospitality including restaurants and hotels. Waterhouse LLC, 218...
Property auctions
Published on Mar 17th, 2011
0 comments March 17 at 9:30am at the Albemarle County CourthouseProperty: 504 Fontana DriveDebtor: Dinah WilliamsonAmount owing: $340,000Bidder brings: $30,000 or 10 percent sale priceInfo: Friedman &...
Property transfers
Published on Mar 10th, 2011
0 comments ALBEMARLE 7/1Biao Sun to Donna J. Somerville, 3217 South Chesterfield Court, Chesterfield, $331,000.Johnie R. Muncy, trustee, to Self-Help Venture Fund, 901 Stonehenge Road, Stonehenge, $164,600....
Still available
Published on Mar 10th, 2011
0 comments APPEARED IN THE HOOK: October 28, 2010 in issue 0943ADDRESS: 1652 Harris Creek Road (aka 1777 Harris Creek Way), First Colony Winery ASKING PRICE:  $624,900 (was $649,000ASSESSMENT: $462,700...
Greenleaf good life: Cape Cod screams Ozzie and Harriet
Published on Mar 10th, 2011
0 comments Address: 1510 Rose Hill DriveNeighborhood: GreenleafAsking: $335,000Assessment: $332,400Year Built: 1950Size: 1,663 fin. sq. ft.; 1,600 unfin.Land: 0.25 acresAgent: Phyllis Novotny, Roy Wheeler...
Property auctions
Published on Mar 10th, 2011
0 comments March 10 at 9am at the Albemarle County CourthouseProperty: 190 Yellowstone Drive unit 101Debtor: Frank J. RadicsAmount owing: $233,900Bidder brings: 10 percent sale priceInfo: Wittstadt Title...
Scenic treasure: How conservation lines the pockets of the rich
Published on Mar 3rd, 2011
127 comments Albemarle County Preserved83,600 acres17.5 percent of the landWho holds the easements? Virginia Outdoors Foundation328 easements62,702 acresNature Conservancy22 easements6,047 acresPiedmont...
Storybook style: Whimsy and charm near Downtown
Published on Mar 3rd, 2011
0 comments Address: 1012 Belmont AvenueNeighborhood: North BelmontAsking: $309,000Assessment: $309,700Year Built: 1908Size:  1,546 fin. sq. ft., 50 unfin.Land:  0.14 acresAgent: Garwin DeBerry Jr.,...
Property auctions
Published on Mar 3rd, 2011
0 comments March 3 at noon at the Albemarle County CourthouseProperty: 4257 Seminole TrailDebtor: Kerry L. HallAmount owing: unknownBidder brings: 10 percent sale priceInfo: Richard A. Carter 434-977-0191March...
Pippin misspelled; Separate ductwork at Hessian Hills; River swimming at Camp Albemarle
Published on Feb 24th, 2011
0 comments The story in the February 17, 2011, issue, "Where's there's smoke, there's ire: Condo conflict lights up in Hessian Hills," erroneously said the ductwork in those units is shared. The name of Pippin...
Property auctions
Published on Feb 24th, 2011
0 comments February 24 at 11am at the Charlottesville Circuit CourtProperty: 1112 East High StreetDebtor: Melissa M. Russell and Fred M. TrainorAmount owing: $527,000Bidder brings: $10,300Info: Nectar Projects...
Where there's smoke, there's ire: Condo conflict lights up in Hessian Hills
Published on Feb 15th, 2011
32 comments When Eileen Aiken bought a condominium at the Hessian Hills complex in 2005, it was the first time she'd ever owned her own home. Five years later, house pride has turned into a living hell, and she...
Incremental: Waterhouse rises, raises County ire
Published on Feb 9th, 2011
8 comments Crews erected a construction crane over Water Street on Thursday, January 20, a powerful visual symbol of the long-awaited (and scaled down) Waterhouse project, a now six-story, $20 million mixed-use...
REAL ESTATE- $old
Published on Feb 8th, 2011
0 comments REAL ESTATE- $old ALBEMARLE 6/15 Eagle Construction of Virginia Inc. to Kristopher Janezik, 814 Cole Street, Belvedere, $285,000. A. David Drayer to David C. Shonka, 2632 Holkham Drive, Lewis...
REAL ESTATE- Property auctions
Published on Feb 8th, 2011
0 comments February 4 at 2:30pm at the Charlottesville Circuit CourtProperty: 322 Berring StreetDebtor: Bruce I. GurleyAmount owing: $121,380Bidder brings: $21,000Info: Rosenberg & Associates 301-907-...
REAL ESTATE- Property auctions
Published on Feb 8th, 2011
0 comments February 4 at 2:30pm at the Charlottesville Circuit CourtProperty: 322 Berring StreetDebtor: Bruce I. GurleyAmount owing: $121,380Bidder brings: $21,000Info: Rosenberg & Associates 301-907-...
Going, gone: Bank takes Kluge's Vineyard Estates
Published on Jan 31st, 2011
14 comments Attendance was thin as substitute trustee James Autry, in black hat, read the foreclosure notice. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The swanky subdivision that Patricia Kluge once envisioned as pairing top-...
Waterhouse rises
Published on Jan 21st, 2011
11 comments The crane as seen on Friday, January 21. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR Crews erected a construction crane on Thursday, January 20, a powerful visual symbol of the long-awaited (and scaled down) Waterhouse...
Free at last? Govt-owned bank wins control of Landmark hotel
Published on Jan 20th, 2011
26 comments Minor and Danielson at the 2008 groundbreaking. FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN Three years after ground was broken and two years after lawsuits began flying, the towering skeleton of the planned...
Reversal of fortune: Albemarle House goes on the block
Published on Jan 18th, 2011
39 comments   For former billionaire's wife Patricia Kluge, the auctions, the lawsuits, and the loss of the winery bearing her name combined to make 2010 seem to be a very bad year, an annus horribilis as...
Good-bye, Albemarle Place. Hello, Trader Joe's?
Published on Jan 6th, 2011
22 comments Albemarle Place has now become Stonefield, but the big vision for a commercial and residential village is still the same. RENDERING FROM EDENS & AVANT WEBSITE If you're one of those who bet that...
Bitter fruit: Another Kluge venture under foreclosure
Published on Dec 28th, 2010
14 comments Five parcels in phase one of Vineyard Estates are under foreclosure. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Patricia Kluge and Bill Moses close out 2010 with another foreclosure in their future, this time on five...
REAL ESTATE- Property Auctions
Published on Dec 23rd, 2010
0 comments January 5 at 3:15pm at the Albemarle County Courthouse Property: 395 Claymont Drive, Earlysville Debtor: John DeMarco Amount owing: $700,000 Bidder brings: $20,000 or 10 percent sale price Info:...
Deeds steamed: The appraisal that may have burned taxpayers
Published on Dec 22nd, 2010
31 comments The controversial deal has drawn the ire of State Senator Creigh Deeds. FILE IMAGES Any homeowner seeking a loan or a refinancing might be wise to hire Patricia Filer. If her appraisal of Biscuit Run...
REAL ESTATE- Property Auctions
Published on Dec 16th, 2010
0 comments December 16 at 10:45am at the Charlottesville Circuit Court Property: 404 13th Street NE Debtor: John M. Atkins Amount owing: unknown Bidder brings: 10 percent sale price Info: Judy Hite 540-450-3095...