About Lake Monticello Homes
Lake Monticello is a planned community in Fluvanna County, Virginia, surrounding Lake Monticello. Lake Monticello is a 317 acre man-made lake with associated shoreline fringe that serves as a primary recreational amenity to members of the Lake Monticello Community. The Lake Monticello Watershed encompasses 5,480 acres and is located in Fluvanna County, Virginia.
The private community of Lake Monticello encompasses approximately 3,500 acres, containing 4,596 lots. The lake itself is 350 acres. There are currently about 3,600 single-family homes and 12 condominiums. The residents include retirees, young families, and commuters to Charlottesville and Richmond. Residents pay dues to the Lake Monticello Owners’ Association (LMOA), which is responsible for providing a variety of community services, as well as general maintenance of community infrastructure including the 62 miles of private roads. Water and sewer service is provided through a private source.
Lake Monticello is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fluvanna County, Virginia, United States. The population was 6,852 at the 2000 census. The community is centered on a lake of the same name, which is formed by a dam on a short tributary of the nearby Rivanna River.
A private, mostly gated community of Lake Monticello comprises approximately 3,500 acres containing 4,596 building lots. The Lake itself is 350 acres. There are currently about 3,600 single family homes and 12 condominiums. The communtiy offers a pool, tennis & basketball courts, golf facilities and several beaches surrounding the lake for swimming, boating and fishing.
The Lake Monticello Owners Association announced in the July 18 “Friday Flyer” that it is undertaking a long-term program to improve its operational practices to improve the environment. Some examples of green practices already underway or planned for the community: Workshops on various environmental topics, such as erosion and water harvesting, with more planned on recycling. Incorporating rainwater harvesting practices atLMOA facilities Community leaf composting, household composting program, recycled furniture and equipment for new operations building.Korhonen believes that Lake Monticello can reduce those costs and save the association $63,000 yearly if everyone recycled. If the community recycled at its current rate, Lake Monticello would save over $44,000.