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Lake-Monticello is the name of a small, upscale community and lake, located in Fluvanna County in north-central Virginia. The population was 6,852 as of the 2000 census. Lake Monticello was formed by a dam on a short tributary of the nearby Rivanna River. Just minutes from historic Charlottesville, the community of Lake Monticello is a gated, private lake and golf community. You'll find full-time residences around the lake, as well as vacation homes and second homes. It's a lovely area amid the rolling hills of scenic northern Virginia, just eight miles from Thomas Jefferson's beloved home, Monticello. The beautiful 352-acre lake is a recreational boating and fishing lake for residents and their guests only. Lake Monticello also offers a marina, PGA Championship golf course and pro shop, driving range and practice green, tennis, basketball and bocce courts and walking track. There are five sandy beaches at the lake, as well as a swimming pool complex, children's playgrounds and picnic areas. Residents of Lake Monticello also enjoy use of a clubhouse and restaurant. There is full-time security on location with a 24-hour monitored gatehouse entrance. Fire and rescue units are also on site. Lake Monticello is just two hours from Washington D.C.

Surrounding areas: Charlottesville, Virginia (11.3 mi), Stanardsville, Virginia (26.5 mi), Wintergreen, Virginia (30.8 mi), Lake Anna, Virginia (34.4 mi), Elkton, Virginia (37.0 mi)

Lake Monticello Vacation Rentals

Lake Monticello Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Keswick Hall701 Clb Vw DrKeswick, VA7.0 mi.(434) 979-3365
Comfort Inn Monticello2097 Inn DrCharlottesville, VA8.4 mi.(434) 977-3300
Hilton Garden Inn Charlottesville1793 Richmond RdCharlottesville, VA9.0 mi.(434) 979-4442
A-1 Ridgewood MotelCharlottesville, VA10.7 mi.(434) 978-4007
Oakwood Worldwide @ Greens At Hollymead1950 Powell CRK CTCharlottesville, VA10.7 mi.(800) 870-1063
Quality Inn University Area1600 Emmet St Bldg BCharlottesville, VA10.7 mi.(434) 971-3746
Super 8 Motel390 Greenbriar DrCharlottesville, VA10.7 mi.(434) 973-0888
Omni Charlottesville Hotel235 W Main StCharlottesville, VA11.0 mi.(434) 971-5500
Holiday Inn-monticello1200 5TH St SWCharlottesville, VA11.1 mi.(800) 977-9991
Sleep Inn & Suites Monticello1185 5th St SWCharlottesville, VA11.1 mi.(434) 244-9969
Hampton Inn And Suites At The University900 W Main StCharlottesville, VA11.5 mi.(434) 923-8600
Courtyard By Marriott Uva Medical Center1201 W Main StCharlottesville, VA11.6 mi.(434) 977-1700
Red Roof Inn - Charlottesville1309 West Main StCharlottesville, VA11.7 mi.(434) 295-4333
Best Western Cavalier Inn105 Emmet StCharlottesville, VA12.4 mi.(434) 296-8111
Econo Lodge Charlottesville400 Emmet StCharlottesville, VA12.4 mi.(434) 296-2104
English Inn Of Charlottesville2000 Morton DrCharlottesville, VA12.6 mi.(800) 786-5400
Charlottesville Residence Inn1111 Millmont StCharlottesville, VA12.7 mi.(434) 923-0300
Econo Lodge North2014 Holiday DrCharlottesville, VA12.7 mi.(434) 295-3185
Best Western MT Vernon1613 Emmet StCharlottesville, VA12.8 mi.(434) 296-5501
Comfort Inn1807 Emmet StCharlottesville, VA12.8 mi.(434) 293-6188
Days Inn University Area1600 Emmet StCharlottesville, VA12.8 mi.(434) 293-9111
Hampton Inn2035 India RdCharlottesville, VA12.8 mi.(434) 978-7888
Holiday Inn - University Area1901 Emmet St NCharlottesville, VA12.8 mi.(800) 242-5973
Knights Inn Of Charlottesville1300 Seminole TRLCharlottesville, VA12.9 mi.(434) 973-8133
Sheraton Inn Charlottesville2350 Seminole TRLCharlottesville, VA12.9 mi.(434) 973-2121
Thomas Jefferson Motor Lodge1330 Seminole TRLCharlottesville, VA12.9 mi.(434) 973-2111
Courtyard By Marriott638 Hillsdale DrCharlottesville, VA13.0 mi.(434) 973-7100
Fairfield Inn Charlottesville577 Branchlands BlvdCharlottesville, VA13.0 mi.(434) 964-9411
Oakwood Worldwide @ Old Salem2639 Barracks RdCharlottesville, VA13.7 mi.(800) 870-1063
Doubletree Hotel Charlottesville990 Hilton Heights RdCharlottesville, VA13.9 mi.(434) 973-2121
Boar's Head Inn200 Ednam DrCharlottesville, VA14.3 mi.(434) 296-2181
Best Western Crossroads Inn & Suites135 Wood Ridge TerGordonsville, VA16.8 mi.(540) 832-1700
Best Western Charlottesville Airport Inn & Suites5920 Seminole TrlRuckersville, VA19.0 mi.(434) 985-1855
Days Inn-orange Montpelier Wildnerness Battle332 Caroline StOrange, VA24.8 mi.(540) 672-4855
Holiday Inn Express750 Round HL DrOrange, VA25.4 mi.(540) 672-6691
Wintergreen ResortRt 664Nellysford, VA29.4 mi.(434) 325-2200

Lake Monticello Weather & Climate

North Central Virginia's Piedmont Region has a humid, subtropical climate with four, distinct seasons. Heavy snows are common in the wintertime in the Piedmont region, while the rest of the state may receive only a fraction of snow. Cold air masses arriving from the Blue Ridge Mountains, especially during the winter, can lead to significant snowfall and ice storms from early November to mid-March. Thunderstorms are possible in all months of the year, but more common in the warm, humid days of summer. Although the temperature of Virginia varies according to location, it generally becomes increasingly warmer farther to the south. During the month of September, anywhere from 10 to 40 percent of Virginias rainfall comes from hurricanes and tropical storms.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 43°F 24°F 3.24 in. -
February 47°F 27°F 2.92 in. -
March 56°F 34°F 3.61 in. -
April 67°F 44°F 3.04 in. -
May 74°F 53°F 3.89 in. -
June 81°F 61°F 3.63 in. -
July 85°F 65°F 4.28 in. -
August 83°F 63°F 3.98 in. -
September 77°F 56°F 3.83 in. -
October 66°F 44°F 3.87 in. -
November 57°F 36°F 3.19 in. -
December 47°F 28°F 2.84 in. -

Lake Monticello Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Charlottesville Albemarle airport (CHO) located about 16 miles northwest of Lake Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Shenandoah Valley Regional airport (SHD) located approximately 38 miles northwest of Lake Monticello in Staunton / Waynesboro / Harrisonburg, Virginia, the Chesterfield County airport (FCI) located roughly 56 miles southeast of Lake Monticello in Richmond, Virginia, the Richmond International airport (RIC) located around 62 miles southeast of Lake Monticello in Richmond, Virginia, Lynchburg Regional Preston Glenn Field (LYH) located about 62 miles southwest of Lake Monticello in Lynchburg, Virginia, and finally Manassas Regional Harry P Davis Field (HEF) located approximately 70 miles northeast of Lake Monticello in Manassas, Virginia.

Lake Monticello Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Paramount's Kings DominionDoswellVA47.7 mi.
Marshall Hall ParkBryans RoadMD83.8 mi.
Water Parks
Water Country U.S.A.WilliamsburgVA99.8 mi.
Chesapeake Beach Water ParkChesapeake BeachMD110.9 mi.
Golf Courses
McIntire Park Golf CourseCharlottesvilleVA11.3 mi.
Meadowcreek Golf CourseCharlottesvilleVA11.3 mi.
Tanyard Country ClubLouisaVA19.4 mi.
Royal Virginia Golf ClubHadensvilleVA20.1 mi.
Swannanoa Country ClubAftonVA28.0 mi.
Fairfax National Golf ClubCentrevilleVA29.7 mi.
Ski Areas
Wintergreen ResortWintergreenVA30.9 mi.
MassanuttenHarrisonburgVA46.5 mi.
Bryce ResortBasyeVA65.9 mi.
The HomesteadHot SpringsVA81.7 mi.
State Parks
Bear Creek Lake State ParkVA28.1 mi. 
Bear Creek State ParkVA28.1 mi. 
Lake Anna State ParkVA30.9 mi. 
Holiday Lake State ParkVA39.8 mi. 
Toaster Museum FoundationCharlottesvilleVA10.7 mi.(Technology)
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of VirginiaCharlottesvilleVA10.7 mi.(Art)
James Madison MuseumOrangeVA25.4 mi.(History)
Library of VirginiaRichmondVA54.2 mi.(History)
Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsRichmondVA54.2 mi.(Art)
Black History Museum And Cultural CenterRichmondVA54.2 mi.(History)
Edgar Allen Poe MuseumRichmondVA54.2 mi.(History)
United States National Slavery MuseumFredericksburgVA54.3 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
National Zoo Conservation & Research CenterFront RoyalVA69.2 mi.
National Zoological ParkWashingtonDC97.2 mi.
Mill Mountain ZooRoanokeVA98.8 mi.

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