A vibrant and welcoming community renowned for its natural beauty, historic charm, and thriving arts scene.

Welcome to Crozet

Unparalleled scenery meets refined country living

Nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Crozet is a picturesque town that blends rural serenity with sophisticated living. Just a stone's throw from Charlottesville, this community is prized for its highly-rated schools and the breathtaking natural backdrop framing every sunset. Crozet offers residents a chance to immerse themselves in an environment where nature’s grandeur is a daily spectacle, and the conveniences of city life are just a short drive away.

The town provides a peaceful refuge from the hustle and bustle, characterized by spacious homesites that integrate seamlessly into the landscape. Crozet captures the essence of upscale country living while fostering a strong sense of community among its residents. Here, the days are marked by picturesque views, and the nights are illuminated by the stars.

What to Love

  • Small town charm with easy access to Charlottesville
  • Outdoor activities with stunning Blue Ridge views
  • Excellent schools bolster property value
  • Proximity to wineries, breweries, and Shenandoah National Park
  • Diverse housing options, from village homes to estates
  • Easy access to I-64, making commuting to the Charlottesville or Waynesboro/Staunton areas a breeze

Local Lifestyle

The Crozet way of life is one of balance — where the quiet of the countryside meets the vibrancy of a culturally rich community. Here, the local schools are as much a pride point as the panoramic mountain views. On weekends, residents might explore local vineyards, venture through Shenandoah National Park, or enjoy the numerous breweries. The community is enriched by its proximity to natural wonders, making it a haven for those who relish outdoor recreation, from hiking and cycling to skiing on the nearby slopes.

Dining and Entertainment

Nestled in the heart of Crozet, a culinary adventure awaits, offering a delightful mix of flavors and experiences that cater to every palate. Begin your gastronomic journey at Crozet Pizza, a local gem renowned for its handcrafted pizzas that perfectly blend traditional techniques with innovative toppings. Just a stone's throw away, Fardowners beckons with its cozy ambiance, where you can savor gastropub fare that masterfully combines local ingredients with a touch of creativity.

For those seeking a more refined dining experience, Restoration at Old Trail invites you to indulge in its elegant setting, serving exquisite dishes that are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the taste buds. Meanwhile, the spirited crowd and live music at Pro Re Nata offers a lively backdrop for enjoying a diverse selection of craft beers, each brew telling a story of Crozet's rich brewing heritage.

Coffee aficionados will find an abundance of choices await them in Crozet, including Mudhouse Coffee, a cozy nook where expertly brewed coffees and a warm, inviting atmosphere make it the perfect spot for quiet contemplation and lively conversations. For a true small-town cafe experience, The Yellow Mug awaits with its enchanting blend of aromatic coffees and homey vibes, ensuring that every visit is a memorable one.

Things to Do

Crozet is a community where leisure and adventure go hand in hand. The famous Nelson 151 is a must-visit for enthusiasts of craft beverages and local produce, providing a taste of Virginia's finest. At King Family Vineyards, summer days are spent watching polo with the stunning backdrop of vineyards and mountains. The family-centric Crozet Park hosts the Crozet Arts Festival, showcasing local artisans and performers, while Mint Springs Park offers tranquil lake views and hiking opportunities. Golfers will enjoy hitting the links at the Old Trail Golf Club with breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.


Overview for Crozet, VA

7,779 people live in Crozet, where the median age is 44.7 and the average individual income is $58,468. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Crozet, VA

There's plenty to do around Crozet, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Our Lady of the Angels Monastery, Wyant’s Store, and Stinson Vineyards.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$$ 4.2 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.93 miles 3 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.73 miles 76 reviews 4.4/5 stars
Dining · $ 2.78 miles 2 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.59 miles 72 reviews 4.1/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.39 miles 42 reviews 4/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Crozet, VA

Crozet has 3,188 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Crozet do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,779 people call Crozet home. The population density is 71.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Crozet, VA

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