Ivy, VA | Real Estate & Community Guide

Living in Ivy, Va 

Surrounded by mature trees and accented by distant mountain vistas, the town of Ivy is a small unincorporated area in Albemarle County, Virginia.

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While this part of the county is vast and full of nature, the total population is less than 1,000 people. Residents of Ivy enjoy an environment of mature neighborhoods, and spacious homes with many lying on multi acre lots. The Ivy "area" of Albemarle County, consists of the Meriwether Lewis and Murray Elementary School Districts which feed into Jack Jouett Middle School and Western Albemarle High School. Many Ivy area homes will lie in Charlottesville zip codes 22901 and 22903.

Close Proximity
One of the best things about taking residence in Ivy is the close proximity to the interstate (I64), major highways, and surrounding towns. The heart of Charlottesville, the area's largest city, is only 10-15 minutes from Ivy neighborhoods. This means that all of the shops, restaurants and entertainment options of Downtown Mall are within easy reach on the eastern side of Ivy while all of the parks and charm of Crozet are within 10 minutes on the western side of Ivy. Additionally, with the University of Virginia campus a mere 10 minutes away, Ivy is home to many professionals who work for the University and UVA Hospital. 

The Importance of Community
With the small size of Ivy, residents have the opportunity become more than just neighbors. There are a number of popular meet-up places in and just outside of town, with one of the most common being the Boar's Head Sports Club. Boar's Head includes tennis courts (indoor and outdoor), Birdwood golf course, a swimming pool and plenty of activities for kids. After a day of play, Duner's - a casual fine dining establishment - is a popular restaurant where you can enjoy a scrumptious, seasonally diverse menu. Residents enjoy a number of locally owned businesses, such as the Ivy Store, Toddsbury convenience store, and a quaint shopping center with locally owned retail shoppes. 

Historic Landmarks
Adding significant charm to the town of Ivy, there are a number of taverns and homes from the mid to late 1700s and early 1800s. Some of the notable sites that are included on the National Register of Historic Places include D.S. Tavern and Woodstock Hall Tavern. Historic homes, such as Spring Hill and Home Tract, are other nationally registered sites in Ivy.

Farmington Country Club
Located in the eastern part of Ivy and minutes from the City of Charlottesville is a full service private club called Farmington.  Farmington Country Club is a family oriented club that is rich in history and has been a staple of the area since 1920.  Farmington sits on just under 1000 acres and is enveloped by 28 holes of golf including a renowned course of 18 holes along with a unique 10 hole "east" course. Residents also enjoy a popular grille, clubhouse, tennis facilities and a pristine aquatic center.

Living in Ivy
Fresh air and great opportunities combine to give the residents of Ivy a fantastic quality of life. Even with the strong development in the area between 1920 and 1980, there are still plenty of winding roads and scenic routes to explore while in Ivy. Sprawling estates and operating farms only add to the overall beauty of the area. Ivy, while convenient to larger metropolitan areas, is far enough removed to give residents a sense of peace and serenity. 

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Charming restored circa 1830 historic property cited on 3.2 magical acres Western Albemarle. A tasteful blend of old and new, you will enjoy privacy, modern amenities and the character rich features that define historic homes: floor to ceiling windows, built-ins, heart pine floors, moldings and four wood burning fireplaces.



This is the last available lot in the coveted Western Albemarle School District neighborhood of Ivy Farms. Just a few minutes from town and nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains this wooded lot is a must see.

00 DICK WOODS RD, IVY, Virginia 22945


Stunning Estate parcel in the heart of Ivy. and on Ivy Creek. This parcel was created out of larger acreage with the needs of the Purchaser in mind.Privacy and protection built into the parcels design. A Beautiful house site has been semi cleared and protective barriers all around the land. Convenience and location!! Be sure and watch the video as it gives a great perspective of the property.

251 IVY GLEN LN, BUMPASS, Virginia 23024


This home has it all. Convenient location. From the moment you drive up the concrete driveway you will feel right at home. Tucked back off the road. This almost 4 ac lot has been beautifully landscaped. Enjoy your quiet mornings on the front porch or relax on the back deck, or patio. Inside the open floor plan flows nicely. Luxury vinyl plank floors for easy maintenance. and new carpet.

00 IVY CLIFF DR, BUMPASS, Virginia 23024


(PRICE REDUCED) This very symmetrical, waterfront parcel along the South Anna River holds great potential for not only a phenomenal place to build your dream home, but many other improvements and opportunities as well. This property is located within the Ivy Cliff subdivision and is also known as Lot 16. There is approx.
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