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1417 Emmet Street Under Contract, Asking Price $3,350,000


A notable Emmet Street commercial building with a sticker price of $3,350,000 is now under contract after just 17 days on market. Read More

Johnny Ornelas Opening Mejicali Restaurant In Old World Of Beer Space


Talented restaurateur Johnny Ornelas is opening a new restaurant on West Main Street in the space formerly home to World Of Beer.

Mejicali Restaurant will open later this year in the Flats at West Village next to the bridge on West Main Street. Ornelas is also the manager and co-owner of Guadalajara on Jefferson Park Avenue and the co-owner of El Mariachi in Zions Crossroads. Read More

Albemarle School Board Extends Superintendent Haas’ Contract Despite Parental, Political And Petitional Outcry

Albemarle County Public School Board Members: Dr. Matthew Haas, Rebecca Berlin, Ph.D., Ellen Osborne, Graham Paige, Jonno Alcaro, Judy Le, Kate Acuff, Ph.D., Katrina Callsen

Despite parental, political and petitional outcry, the Albemarle County School Board voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Dr. Matthew Haas’ contract at a sparsely attended Thursday night meeting. Read More

Former Dave Matthews Band Member Boyd Tinsley’s Estate Headed To Auction. Details Here…


Former Dave Matthews Band member Boyd Tinsley’s North Garden, Virginia estate is headed to auction.

The palatial 52-acre property features multiple structures, including a 4,200 square foot fully-renovated main house with 5-6 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.

There is also a guest house on the property that is used as a music studio. This guest house is 2,150 square feet and features an expansive open room with floor-to-ceiling windows, 1-2 bedrooms, one bathroom, a balcony overlooking the woods and a private hot tub & sauna overlooking a stream.

The main house (3470 Old Lynchburg Rd) and guest house are being auctioned with 43.93 acres. The $750,000 list price is the online auction starting bid. The actual price will be determined at auction. Online bidding ends November 2, 2022 at 12 pm.

The estate has also been splintered into two additional parcels, which are both being auctioned now.

There is a tennis/gym facility on seven acres (3455 Old Lynchburg Rd with a 2022 tax assessment of $447,500) along with a third parcel – a 1.5-acre wooded lot (Parcel 108A Old Lynchburg Rd with a 2022 tax assessment of $60,700).

The 7,800 square foot tennis facility is being marketed as a multi-use building. It is located on roughly 7 acres and is hidden in the woods across the street from 3470 Old Lynchburg Road. The tennis facility is being marketed as a versatile space that can be utilized in its current form or as an event space, office space, heavy-equipment storage facility or as a garage for a trophy car collection. This building is equipped with a roughly 12×12 overhead drive-in door.

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