As with almost all questions in real estate, the answer to the question begins with “it depends“
– Why are you contemplating relocating to Charlottesville?
– What does “Charlottesville” mean to you? The City? The City of Charlottesville and the County of Albemarle? Greene? Fluvanna? Nelson?
– What do you need/want to be “close to”?
– What is “close”?
And so many other questions …