Charlottesville is consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the country to live, work and retire. The rich history of this city centers on the University of Virginia, then radiates throughout the area to the countryside estates, wineries, and former plantations such as Jefferson’s Monticello. Charlottesville is also home to some of the country’s best medical facilities. The UVA Medical Center is a world class hospital connected to the UVA Medical School, UVA Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, and many other research and treatment facilities. The University of Virginia is the largest employer in the area but others include Northrop Grumman, U.S. Department of Defense, Martha Jefferson Hospital, and State Farm Insurance. Traffic can be tricky in Charlottesville but NEST can find you a great furnished living solution that is convenient to where you need to be.