Local Area

The Best of Many Worlds

Within a few miles of Branchlands are Historic Downtown Charlottesville and the University of Virginia with their many cultural, recreational, and educational activities. The nearby Senior Center has a full schedule of programs, trips, and volunteer opportunities for active adults.

Route 29 shopping, restaurants, numerous places of worship, and movie theaters are in our neighborhood, as well as golf courses, cultural and sporting events, the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors, and the local Visitors Bureau.

Dining Out

Aberdeen Barn
Bodo’s Bagels
Bonefish Grill
Burtons Grill
El Puerto
Flaming Wok
Jason’s Deli
Lime Leaf
Littlejohn’s Deli
Noodles & Company
Outback Steakhouse
Panera Bread
Plaza Azteca
Red Lobster
Thai 99
Timberwood Grill
Travinia Italian Kitchen
Wood Grill Buffet


Barracks Road Shopping Center
Downtown Mall
Fashion Square Mall
Hollymead Town Center
Sam’s Club
Seminole Square Shopping Center
Shops at Stonefield


CVS Pharmacy
Meadowbrook Pharmacy
Timberlake Drug Store

Attractions and Entertainment

Birdwood Golf Course
Galleries and Live Performances
John Paul Jones Arena
Live Arts Theater
McGuffey Art Center
Paramount Theater
Pen Park Golf and Tennis
Senior Center
Vineyard and Winery Tours

Medical Centers and Facilities

University of Virginia Medical Center
Martha Jefferson Hospital
Prompt Care
First Med

Houses of Worship

Aldersgate United Methodist Church
Church of the Incarnation
Congregation Beth Israel
Covenant Church of God
First Presbyterian Church
First United Methodist Church
Northside Baptist Church
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
Church of Our Savior