This was not the first top “best place” ranking for Charlottesville. The area is consistently measured favorably across many categories. And surely in Virginia it is tops per capita for great restaurants, arts and entertainment and outdoor adventure. Not surprisingly, Charlottesville was recently ranked as one of the most charming cities in the US. Charlottesville and surrounding Albemarle County are also highly ranked in Virginia for job growth per capita and renowned for excellent schools.
So if you are considering cohousing in general but flexible on where to live: check out the Forbes article. Come visit the area and visit Emerson Commons!