1536 Rugby Road

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1536 Rugby Road is a 3.66 acre property located in the City of Charlottesville's Barracks/Rugby neighborhood. An application for a rezoning of the property is pending in the summer of 2012. [1]

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In 1914, the Charlottesville Country Club constructed a building called the Trail's End Lodge on the property. [2] Eugene Bradbury served as the architect. The club disbanded in 1918, and in the following year the White Pines Health Resort was opened by Bobby Mainfort. In the 1940's, the property was purchased by the Chi Psi fraternity and became known as the "Lodge."

Deborah and Steve Davis haved asked the city for rezoning to planned unit development in order to build 16 housing units and preserve the Bradbury structure and convert it to a bed and breakfast. [1] The couple will purchase the property contingent on the rezoning being granted. They plan to open the property to wedding receptions and other special events.


Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°03′20″N 78°29′23″W / 38.055456°N 78.489806°W / 38.055456; -78.489806


  1. 1.0 1.1 Web. June 12, 2012 Charlottesville Planning Commission Agenda, Department of Neighborhood Development Services, City of Charlottesville, retrieved June 12, 2012.
  2. Web. Chi Psi sigh: You can save this gem from destruction, Susan Lanterman, The Hook, Better Publications LLC, April 21, 2011, retrieved Nune 12, 2012. Print. April 21, 2011 , 1036, .