As a resident,  you’re a valuable and integral part of our Charlottesville 55+ retirement community, which is why you’ll also be a voting member of our Resident’s Association. The Resident’s Council, the association’s executive body, is made up of nine resident members who meet monthly and who are instrumental in interacting with management on many facets of life at The Independence.

Why retire in Charlottesville?

Frommer’s “Cities Ranked & Rated” named Charlottesville the Best Place to Live in the United Sates in 2004.  Since then, it has only gotten better!  Charlottesville is a vibrant, lively community — not just for students at the University of Virginia.  Charlottesville is a great place for active adults and seniors offering the best in arts, culture, restaurants, shopping, nature and more.  Our residents love taking day trips to discover everything this unique, cultural and entertaining community has to offer.  Retirement in Charlottesville offers something for everyone!

Charlottesville Attractions

  • Monticello
  • University of Virginia
  • The Paramount Theater
  • Award-winning wineries
  • Brewery tours & tastings
  • Golf courses
  • Private clubs
  • Art & antique galleries
  • Parks & recreation

Nearby Services

  • Martha Jefferson Hospital
  • Pharmacies
  • Grocery stores
  • Churches
  • Hair salons
  • Shopping
  • Fine Dining
  • Professional services
  • Social Security Office