How to Live and Work Remotely

Working from home has its perks, for sure. Throwing a load of laundry in while you’re on a conference call? Check. Wearing PJ pants all day? Sure. But you don’t have to be at your own home to do all that. If you need a change of scenery just for the day or for much longer, the Charlottesville area offers a slew of creative options to allow you to work and even live remotely for as long as you need. 

Common House:

Conceived as a place that would support creativity and connection, Common House Social Club does just that. Located a block off Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall, it provides quiet working space with high-speed wifi and plenty of coffee. The working space is open to all social club members.

Studio Ix: 

With communal workspace, private offices and even soundproofed booths for secret phone calls, Studio Ix has what remote workers need to be productive. Its proximity to the Ix Art Park and numerous restaurants means lunch breaks will always be a pleasure.

Vault Virginia:

The newest addition to Charlottesville’s co-working scene, Vault on Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall offers various working spaces from coworking rooms to dedicated desks to private offices. And a slate of virtual and in-person events will help you get to know your co-coworkers.

Afton Mountain Vineyard Cottages:

One- and two-bedroom cabins with rustic elegance and gorgeous views make this a perfect spot for any getaway. Add high-speed wifi, and you have an ideal escape for remote work. And it doesn’t have to be all work and no play. There’s plenty of room for romance, too! -Recommended by Insider Carolyn Pifer

Oakhurst Inn:

Oakhurst Inn: Long-term executive suites offer one bed, one bath luxury within walking distance of the University of Virginia and downtown Charlottesville.  Lightning quick wifi will keep your virtual meetings running smoothly, and you’ll sleep like a baby on the DreamFoam mattress.

Water Street Condo: 

A  bird’s eye view of downtown Charlottesville and the mountains beyond is just one of the perks you’ll find in this gorgeous 3 bedroom condo. Other features include floor-to-ceiling windows, a gourmet kitchen, and two massive decks. A top level office space is the perfect retreat for a traveling executive to work remotely in privacy and style.

Lab Landing:

If country living appeals to you, this four-bedroom contemporary cottage on scenic Garth Road could be the perfect place to escape for a winter work retreat. A spa-like master bath, screened in porch and fenced dog run add are perks that will keep the whole family happy.

Belmont Farmhouse Garden Suite:

Rustic charm and modern amenities combine to make this one-bedroom suite a remote working dream. Located in the heart of the Belmont neighborhood, you’ll be steps away from some of Charlottesville’s finest restaurants and within easy walking distance of the Downtown Mall.