Eaglecrest is a 140-acre estate in the heart of Virginia that was motivated by these presidential mansions as George Washington’s Mount Vernon and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.
Set in Charlottesville, about a 2-hour drive from Washington, D.C., the residence has effortless accessibility to historical web sites, wineries and outside recreation together with mountaineering, horseback driving and golfing. Nearby are the College of Virginia, President James Monroe’s Highland residence and Montpelier, the property of President James Madison.
“While this household presents seclusion, privateness and a certain – rather tough to come across these times – serenity, Charlottesville’s bustling downtown is a mere 15-moment generate away,” states listing agent Fouad Talout of Lengthy & Foster True Estate. “The metropolis features remarkable nightlife and truthful Southern hospitality. This home truly features the very best of equally worlds.”
Completed in 2000, the residential compound centers on a 16,400-square-foot manor house surrounded by lush lawns, fields and woodland. Stately columns determine the portico of the red brick mansion, while black shutters frame the windows.
Dual staircases lead upstairs off the wooden-clad central corridor, which opens to a two-tale octagon-shaped living home that attributes French doors, a fire and crown molding.
A wall mural depicting early American existence graces the official dining home. A butler’s pantry sits off the kitchen area, which has cherry cabinetry, granite counter tops and a middle island. A breakfast place opens to a monitor porch.
A loved ones place, two offices, a club stage for entertaining and two wings, every with its personal suite of rooms and conservatory, are amid other dwelling spaces.
The most important amount owner’s suite capabilities a sitting down location with a fire, French doors, a dual self-importance toilet and substantial stroll-in closets for a whole of seven bedrooms and seven comprehensive bogs.
Herringbone-patterned brick terraces lead to the yard and the swimming pool. Two natural springs feed a three-acre pond behind the manor house.
Also on the grounds are a 4-bedroom guest house, a carriage household that can accommodate 10 cars and has an upstairs business office suite, a log cabin with a kitchen and a loft bedroom, and a greenhouse with a two-car or truck garage adjacent to the orchard and vegetable gardens.
A included bridge, far more than four miles of roadways and trails, two barns or tools sheds, a pavilion and a reflecting pool with fountains are among other amenities.
Eaglecrest’s lots of probable uses contain a company retreat, an equestrian estate, a family members compound, a vacation getaway or a farm, according to Talout. The inquiring rate for 741 Woodlands Highway, Charlottesville, Virginia, is US $10.9 million.
The estate is a rarity in the present regional housing sector. “Upper-bracket properties, this sort of as this a single, generally slide into their have class,” states Talout, who cites only one particular other home for sale in the place that could even be deemed a similar listing. But the comp, he notes, “does not love the exact effectively-retained grounds, stately finishes, contemporary upgrades and five different compounds/visitor households that 741 Woodlands does.”
In addition, Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport is only about 8 miles absent from Eaglecrest.
“One of Virginia’s most amazing estates, there are several purchasers who may be privileged more than enough to contact it household,” Talout states. “The foreseeable future proprietor of this assets will undoubtedly enjoy the many years of reminiscences this dwelling will convey.”
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