Eaglecrest is a 140-acre estate within the coronary heart of Virginia that was impressed by such presidential mansions as George Washington’s Mount Vernon and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.
Set in Charlottesville, a few 2-hour drive from Washington, D.C., the property has quick access to historic websites, wineries and outside recreation together with mountain climbing, horseback driving and golf. Close by are the College of Virginia, President James Monroe’s Highland residence and Montpelier, the house of President James Madison.
“Whereas this dwelling gives seclusion, privateness and a sure – moderately troublesome to seek out nowadays – serenity, Charlottesville’s bustling downtown is a mere 15-minute drive away,” says itemizing agent Fouad Talout of Long & Foster Real Estate. “Town gives thrilling nightlife and trustworthy Southern hospitality. This property actually gives the most effective of each worlds.”
Accomplished in 2000, the residential compound facilities on a 16,400-square-foot manor home surrounded by lush lawns, fields and woodland. Stately columns outline the portico of the purple brick mansion, whereas black shutters body the home windows.
Twin staircases lead upstairs off the wood-clad central corridor, which opens to a two-story octagon-shaped lounge that options French doorways, a hearth and crown molding.
A wall mural depicting early American life graces the formal eating room. A butler’s pantry sits off the kitchen, which has cherry cabinetry, granite counter tops and a middle island. A breakfast room opens to a display porch.
A household room, two places of work, a membership degree for entertaining and two wings, every with its personal suite of rooms and conservatory, are amongst different residing areas.
The primary degree proprietor’s suite contains a sitting space with a hearth, French doorways, a twin self-importance lavatory and huge walk-in closets for a complete of seven bedrooms and 7 full loos.
Herringbone-patterned brick terraces result in the yard and the swimming pool. Two pure springs feed a three-acre pond behind the manor home.
Additionally on the grounds are a four-bedroom visitor home, a carriage home that may accommodate 10 automobiles and has an upstairs workplace suite, a log cabin with a kitchen and a loft bed room, and a greenhouse with a two-car storage adjoining to the orchard and vegetable gardens.
A lined bridge, greater than 4 miles of roads and trails, two barns or gear sheds, a pavilion and a reflecting pool with fountains are amongst different facilities.
Eaglecrest’s many doable makes use of embody a company retreat, an equestrian property, a household compound, a trip getaway or a farm, in response to Talout. The asking worth for 741 Woodlands Road, Charlottesville, Virginia, is US $10.9 million.
The property is a rarity within the present native housing market. “Higher-bracket houses, comparable to this one, usually fall into their very own class,” says Talout, who cites just one different property on the market within the space that might even be thought of a comparable itemizing. However the comp, he notes, “doesn’t get pleasure from the identical well-kept grounds, stately finishes, trendy upgrades and 5 separate compounds/visitor houses that 741 Woodlands does.”
Plus, Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport is barely about 8 miles away from Eaglecrest.
“One among Virginia’s most spectacular estates, there are few consumers who could also be lucky sufficient to name it dwelling,” Talout says. “The long run proprietor of this property will certainly benefit from the a long time of recollections this dwelling will deliver.”
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