The Big Lonely
The last great place. Welcome to The Big Lonely - A single tax map parcel in Highland County, VA (Virginia's Switzerland) consisting of 3,240-acres and a stunning custom log and stone house with a slate roof and one sensational view. A "pure" view shed with not other property in sight. The main house has a first floor master and two guest bedrooms. There is also a guest apartment/studio above a detached garage. Also included are numerous barns and stables, an indoor riding facility, tenant housing and guest house. Located 3.5 hrs from Washington, 2:45 from Richmond, 2 hrs from Charlottesville, Roanoke and Lynchburg and 25 miles to the Homestead resort and Hot Springs. The Big Lonely is a rarity, for sale for the first time in over 30 years and remarkable property with the opportunity to own an entire valley. There is one road in and one road out and the future owner of this property must be bold in spirit with a true appreciation for the land. The Highland County Game Commission owns the better part of 5,000-acres adjoining so the trail system is virtually endless. The Property is the head of Dry Branch which flows into the Jackson river 7 miles south. We offer this incredible farm for your consideration.
Acreage: 3240Details about The Big Lonely
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains is this Palladian inspired masterpiece called Edgemont. Surrounded by 572 acres of rolling Virginia farmland, with the Hardware River running through the lush fields, is a home whose design is reputed to be the only remaining private residence attributed to Thomas Jefferson. Complete with tennis court, pool, pool house, and guest house.
Acreage: 572.34Details about Edgemont Farm
Escape to Virginia's Piedmont, the Madison-Barbour Historic District & live in Orange County horse country. 294 acres of pasture & timber (protected by Virginia Outdoors Foundation easements) surround our 1850's Italianate 4 bedroom home w/ few modifications (ready for a new owner to personalize). The front & rear porch views of the lawn/gardens, pasture, woods & mountains remain breathtaking. The English basement opens to a patio garden w/ Blue Ridge Mountain views. Come see the large rooms, intricate woodwork, fireplaces, wood floors, handmade peg doors, & 1850's craftsmanship throughout the home. Old farm buildings & horse barn have potential for repurposing to meet your needs. Showings by appointment only.
Acreage: 294.69Details about Anwesen
Stanford Hall is a hidden gem. C. 1822 this eclectic country manor is sited in the middle of 155 acres (in 4 tax map parcels) with lovely views in all directions but most notably to the west and the SW Mountain range. There is a 12 acre "marsh" or pond on the property and several open fields for livestock or hay production. The land is also bordered by Mechunk Creek. The interior of the home has a grand scale with 10.5 ft ceiling hight and marble mantels with double hung windows letting in beautiful light in every room. There are many ways to enjoy this house and utilize the two car garage and 2-bedroom guest house. This is ideally located in the Keswick area of Albemarle County, only 20 minutes drive to Charlottesville.
Acreage: 155Details about Stanford Hall
Beautiful 207+ acre farm in a protected enclave of Madison County with incredible views of both the Blue Ridge and Southwest Mountains. The natural beauty and privacy are unparalleled. An attractive farmhouse with a c. 1804 section is perfect as a weekend getaway or guesthouse leaving numerous incredible building sites for a main residence. Additional improvements include a large pond with dock, pool, manager’s cottage, a center aisle stable with 8, 12 x 12 stalls and finished office space above, garage and good farm buildings and farm infrastructure An excellent candidate for conservation easement.
Acreage: 207.79Details about Kinderhook Rd
Nanzatico-18th century estate home built in 1765 sits within its own private bay, ensconced by a giant tulip poplar, boxwoods, and magnolias. Upon entering the main house you are met with a breathtaking view of the bay. Believed to have been the work of master builder William Buckland, Nanzatico has 70+ acres with original, historic, outbuildings including the perfect guest cottage with bedroom, full bath, kitchen and stone fireplace. There is also a 2 bay car garage and workshop. The main house offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 half bath, a grand dining room, drawing room and living room. The woodworking and craftsmanship throughout are exceptional. Soaring ceilings, 6' mantles with large fireplaces, carved wooden cornices and classic archways. A piece of history within your own secluded, protected and private bay. Surrounded by wildlife, river views and tranquility only 15 minutes to King George and 1.5 hours from busy D.C.
Acreage: 70Details about Nanzatico
Headquarters- An historic estate set on 5 acres. Brick flemish bond, 9 over 9 window lites and with unique, intricate cornice, original heart pine flooring, and much original hardware. 10 foot ceilings, 4 fireplaces, with exceptional wainscoting, this property will be an architectural historian's dream come true. Once a tavern in Browns Cove at the most northwestern edge of Albemarle County. 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and a large addition that was added in 2005. This is a truly unique and spectacular property.
Acreage: 5Details about Headquarters
North Wales Farm
1,471-acre Virginia estate with circa 1776 stone manor home, two-story Georgian Revival-style stone carriage house, extensive farm and equestrian improvements, a guesthouse, additional residences & a shooting preserve. All improvements have been carefully restored and placed on the Historical Register. Under Conservation easement.
Acreage: 1471.71Details about North Wales Farm
The farm of your dreams! An artist's vision meets quality construction in every aspect of this agricultural/entertainment operation. Tailor to YOUR interests, such as an equine or small animal operation, housing for laying chickens or, pheasants for upland hunting; farmer's market retail shop; newly constructed stand-alone restrooms and showers. Enjoy the turn-key amenities of the beautifully designed cottage, while you entertain off the expansive back porch and tiered deck. Catch the sunset over the pond, while dinner is sizzling on the brick BBQ. A HUGE 4-(double) bay, 6,000 sq. ft.storage bldg, houses a stylish Air B&B with adj. patio & hot tub. Multiple-use bays for crafting/ artist's fabrications, processing w/ refrigerated storage, woodworking area, vehicle lift for possible auto-restoration operation. Water and electrical connections are in place for any future expansion. Several large generators. An additional adjoining 30.05 ac., cleared w/ stream, old homesite and road frontage on Shores Rd., is now also included, to provide room to GROW! Shown by appt. only; 24-hour notice is appreciated.
Acreage: 122.17Details about Midvale Farm
Old Lynchburg Rd
Welcome to “Chateaux Belle Lumiere”, an exquisite 21 acre Italian estate with storybook 3 bedroom guest home, 4 stall stable, Swedish sauna, wine cellar, geothermal heating & cooling, greenhouse, fully equipped gym, gorgeous fountains and river flowing by fenced and cross-fenced paddocks. Tucked within the Blue Ridge Mountains yet only 12 minutes from downtown Charlottesville. Completely private & tranquil: A true oasis The details of the impressive residence include hand carved mantels & hand blown chandeliers from Italy, Italian marble & terracotta flooring and elevator. Large expanses of glass at the rear of the home take in the beautiful woods, close-in mountain views and paddocks on the banks of the river. Further Improvements include raised, fenced garden beds, storage barn and the 4 paddocks w/ walk-in sheds & automatic waterers. Just a short, beautiful drive to Charlottesville! Furnishings available.
Acreage: 21.01Details about Old Lynchburg Rd
Hardendale dates back to the early 1800's & originally was comprised of about 1,000 acres. The house has been renovated numerous times over its 200 year history adding casual living spaces & modern mechanical systems. Most recently in 2008 the current owners executed a large addition adding a large kitchen open to the family room & true master suite above. The colonnaded walkways btw the house & guest quarters & btw house & garage + home office are reminiscent of Monticello. The 7.46 acre offering has division rights & can be purchased w/ more or less acreage. Don't miss the 1800's log cabin, lovely stone walls & world class 8 stall, center aisle barn + riding arena. In addition to 5 bedrooms at the main house there is a wonderful cottage ideal for guest or nightly rentals. In addition to the large 2nd floor master, there are 2 other suites upstairs. 2 guest bedrooms & bath are on the 1st floor. In the heart of Ivy & moments to Murray Elementary. 15 mins to UVA & Downtown, 10 mins to Crozet.
Acreage: 7.46Details about Morgantown Rd
WOLFCREEK FARM , situated near the Blue Ridge Mountains in western Madison County Virginia, contains 333 acres of rolling to hilly pastures and grazing land, wooded mountain land, two homes and a complement of necessary farm buildings to sustain many agricultural endeavors. The land is well watered by several strong creeks and a farm pond. THE PASTORAL AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS ARE SPECTACULAR!!! There is a quality three bedroom brick home with metal roof, circa 1995, offering one-level living and many fine features including hardwood floors in most of the home; a modern kitchen, baths and other systems; large insulated windows bringing in lots of light. Outside is a lovely terrace and in-ground gunite pool. Besides the main home, there is a brick tenant home, several barns , hay and equipment storage buildings. Currently WOLFCREEK FARM is runs as a grazing farm for beef cattle, but the farm is very adaptable to other farming operations. NOT IN CONSERVATION EASEMENT! The back half of the farm is a private valley , well watered by creeks flowing from the wooded mountains surrounding the valley, and having several scenic knolls to build someone's dream home with panoramic views of just mountains and pastures.
Acreage: 332.61Details about Wolfcreek Farm
A storied, 111-acre farm with brick manor home offering complete privacy, natural beauty and grand Blue Ridge views. This rare offering sits on the edge of Crozet with easy access to all its amenities. The 7,700 square foot residence was designed by renown architect, Sandy H. Lambert, III, AIA and is well-sited on the back of the property offering complete privacy and expansive mountain views to the West. The home offers 10 ft ceilings, well-proportioned rooms, a large family room/kitchen, wide plank floors, and heart pine millwork and doors. The land is well-watered with about 60 acres of rolling, productive pasture, and the balance in hardwoods. Two streams traverse the property and feed the nearby reservoir. Good farm infrastructure including two stables in good condition, road system and 4-board fencing. An excellent candidate for conservation easement. Map location on Zillow is not accurate. Property is VERY private.
Acreage: 111.01Details about Parkview Dr
RIVANDALE -an oasis of tranquility and fine country living within 20 miles of Charlottesville, 14 MILES to CHO AIRPORT & shopping. MAGNIFICENT 177 acres privately situated in Somerset Estate Region, featuring c.1901 classic Virginia farmhouse, completely remodeled and updated using quality materials & expert craftsmanship to create a comfortable & elegant, 4 bedroom & 4.5 bath home. There are covered & screened porches, open terraces, and large gunite pool tucked into a garden. Grounds expertly landscaped with tree park, many shrubs & flower beds, & 3 stocked ponds. Improvements include 12 stall stable, two detached garages, barn & sheds, all land fenced for animals. RIVANDALE FARM IS IN IMPECCABLE CONDITION & HAS FIBER LINK INTERNET AND GENERATOR.
Acreage: 177.09Details about Rivandale Farm
This idyllic, pastoral, 60+/- acre home-site, with an exquisite barn, 14 paddocks, and farmhouse is set in the heart of Keswick. The future homesite sits atop a gently rolling hill, with mountain views, a large pond and located directly across from Keswick Hall. Sited for a home and septic. This property is for a horse enthusiast! Only minutes to Downtown Charlottesville and yet maintains the best of Virginia country living, this land offers the exceptional and unique.
Acreage: 60Details about Springdale Dr
c.1856, Oakleigh is a beautifully renovated, turn-key country estate in the heart of the Green Springs Historic District. The property includes 149 manicured acres with 2 ponds. The home enjoys total tranquility, with no road exposure whatsoever. It has been carefully modernized and renovated over the last 30 years by the current owners and includes 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and endless charm. Truly, this home is Architectural Digest- worthy! Other structures include a smokehouse, horse or livestock barn, chicken coop and large workshop/equipment shed, which could be finished as a guest house. All dependencies have water and electricity. Wonderful boxwood ringed vegetable garden. Under Conservation easement with 1 division right. There is an excellent building site with mountain views and tucked well away from the main residence. 25 mins to Charlottesville and 40 to Richmond. Fiber optic!
Acreage: 144Details about Oakleigh
Thomas Dairy Farm 436 Acres 3 Houses And Buildings Description Of Each Attached Separately
Check out this incredible opportunity, 436 Acres North Garden Farm, first time on the market. 3 Houses, Spectacular views, a beautiful combination of gently, rolling pastures, and a wooded ridgeline with trails and more breathtaking views. Fascinating Historical background, the first 96 acres, a Classic Virginia Farmhouse, and a two-story house, were purchased by Luther (Bud) Thomas, a pitcher with the Detroit Tigers, using his signing bonus, thus becoming the Thomas Dairy Farm. Purchased in July of 1935 and operated as a dairy farm until 2006. In July 1990 the Daily Progress reported, that the farm produced a 1000 gal of milk per day. Currently, the three homes are rented, and the farm is leased for cattle. The property is fenced and cross-fenced into several separate pastures with livestock waters, great for separating animals. Tranquil pond and fabulous trails. So many great options and opportunities to expand your dreams and own a piece of paradise.
Acreage: 436Details about Thomas Dairy Farm 436 Acres 3 Houses And Buildings Description Of Each Attached Separately
Remarkably large parcel located conveniently to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia as well as the shopping conveniences and airport on 29 North. Exceptional Blue Ridge views, charming farm house (in need of restoration), pond, and Jumping Branch, a clear stream traversing the property. Under VOF easement, but with divisions into already predetermined parcels. Unique offering of large acreage convenient to town.
Acreage: 225.81Details about Sunnyside
Magnificent panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and scenic Rivanna Reservoir frontage is offered from this spectacular 120-acre estate Albemarle County estate. The property features a 5 bedroom manor home with wonderful indoor and outdoor spaces, 1 bedroom/1 bath caretaker's quarters over a 2-bay garage, a pool, barns, and two greenhouses. The land is gently rolling with approximately 85 acres of open lawn, fields, and pasture, about 35 acres of mature forests, a pond, and several creeks. Excellent location within close proximity to Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport and the city limits!
Acreage: 120.41Details about Round Hill
Outstanding 470± acre, income-producing farm in Orange County. Expansive Blue Ridge Mountain views, two large ponds, and balanced land uses. Excellent proximity to Charlottesville, Richmond, and Washington DC. The impressive Georgian-style manor house (c. 1930) is in need of renovation but has been stabilized and prepped for restoration. Adjacent to the house are the fully renovated guest house, carriage house, pool and pool house. Davidson soils support a highly regarded cattle operation, and the farm is well suited to a wide variety of recreational pursuits. Additional improvements include 4-bdrm manager's house, 2-bdrm tenant cottage, 280± acres of fenced pastures, 2 poultry houses, and barns. Property is under conservation easement and 30± acres are enrolled in nutrient banking. Contiguous to Deerwood (613± acres, MLS 77527).
Acreage: 470Details about Linden Farm
Headquarters- An historic estate set on 428 acres. Brick flemish bond, 9 over 9 window lites and with unique, intricate cornice, original heart pine flooring, and much original hardware. 10 foot ceilings, 4 fireplaces, with exceptional wainscoting, this property will be an architectural historian's dream come true. Once a tavern in Browns Cove at the most northwestern edge of Albemarle County. 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and a large addition that was added in 2005. The property also offers a manager's house, run-in sheds, and two barns. With incredible mountain views and a beautiful pond, and miles of meticulously maintained mountain trails for enjoying. This is a truly unique and spectacular property.
Acreage: 428.75Details about Headquarters
With a stately, circa 1904, Greek Revival-style manor home set on 763 acres of Virginia's most beautiful countryside, Greenfields exemplifies an era of elegance and dignity in American history. The meticulously updated, 8,600 sf residence exudes character and southern charm with a grand center hall floor plan, sophisticated yet inviting living spaces, and original period details including wainscoting, delicate ceiling medallions, classical cornices, gleaming heart pine floors, 8 fireplaces and 15-foot high ceilings, 4 bedrooms, 4 full and 1 half bath. Don't miss the widow's peek with sweeping 360 degree views! This refined country estate offers ample equestrian, farming, and/or recreation opportunities with the ideal mix of woodland, pastureland and cropland along with streams, and ponds. Equestrian facilities include: 48-stall horse barn with hayloft, wash stall, tack room, and office, indoor riding arena, fenced paddocks, riding trails, pole barn, equipment sheds and other outbuildings. Complete with farm manager's residence, three 1-bedroom guest apartments, and 3-bay garage. Tranquil, scenically supreme setting, 25 miles from Charlottesville and UVA.
Acreage: 763.07Details about Greenfields Farm
Home Track, C. 1823
Home Track Farm is a rare, Circa 1823 property that has been closely held by two preservation minded families for almost seven decades. Meticulously preserved & restored, the main house, dependencies & grounds provide the ideal setting for large family gatherings, entertaining guests & corporate outings. The flow & positioning of the grounds from the main house to the repurposed bank barn, provide unparalleled river & mountain views. Years of memory making await! The property enjoys an extensive trail system incorporated within the varying topography, providing access to an unique combination of rolling hills, pasture land & incredibly beautiful, private Lynch river frontage. Majestic rock outcroppings & big vistas abound. Home Track is an aesthetic delight, rich in architectural heritage & design: A true, all in one private Virginia retreat just 10 minutes to CHO airport, 20 minutes to Charlottesville. With over 20 division rights, the property provides a significant conservation easement opportunity.
Acreage: 220.81Details about Home Track, C. 1823
'SOMEDAY' Farm is conveniently located just moments from Albemarle (airport, hospital, shopping) but as you pull through the gates and wind down the paved drive the static of the world quiets. The main residence was built in 2006, focusing on craftsmanship, materials, and modern luxury. This exquisite property contains over 12,000 square feet of living space along with a private and equally charming second residence, multiple agricultural buildings, 287 Acres - including paddocks, orchard, and a large garden. Designer's mantra: Invent within the rules, respect the character of the place, tell a story over time, build for the ages, detail for authenticity, craft with natural materials, create the patina of age, and incorporate modern conveniences.
Acreage: 287.22Details about Someday Farm
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