Lake Monticello is a private 3,500 acre waterfront community in Palmyra with lots of amenities including: lake access, five beaches, marina, 18-hole golf course, clubhouse, tennis courts, pool, basketball courts, soccer fields, softball fields and more. The community, approximately 15 miles east of Charlottesville, Virginia, is situated around a 350-acre manmade lake and includes 4,601, 4,100 single-family Lake Monticello homes and 15 condominium units.