What Are Faulkner Drive Rooms Like?
Faulkner Drive Rooms are located in two historic buildings at 465 and 469 Faulkner Drive that date from the 1940s. Situated on the Faulkner property in North Grounds, the rooms are within walking distance of Central Grounds, the Darden School, and the School of Law. Both University Transit Service and Charlottesville Area Transit provide bus service to this area.
The seven single-occupancy bedrooms have individual entrances and offer private full baths. A community living room, kitchen, and laundry facilities (located in 469 Faulkner Drive) are shared by residents of both buildings.
How the Rooms Got Their Name
Faulkner Drive Rooms are in the vicinity of Faulkner House, which was named for William Faulkner, the prolific writer about the American south who was the University’s Writer in Residence in the late 1950s.
Amenities & Furnishings
Private bathroom for each bedroom. Shower curtains are provided.
Shared living space in 469 Faulkner Drive for residents of both 465 and 469 Faulkner Drive
Full shared kitchen with refrigerator, electric range, and microwave
Shared washer and dryer
Mini blinds on windows
Wireless connection to the University's computer network
Bedroom furniture includes: double bed, five drawer dresser, and nightstand
Shared living space is furnished with a three-cushion sofa, two arm chairs, coffee table, two end tables, and a dining table with chairs
Darden School of Business
School of Law
John Paul Jones Arena
North Grounds Rec Center
Barracks Road Shopping Center
Monday-Thursday: 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Friday and Sunday: 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Mailrooms are closed on Saturdays