The Big Lonely
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 custom constructed of log and stone with a slate roof. There is also a guest apartment/studio above a detached garage and above the stables. 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 - a 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 Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources owns the better part of 8,000-acres adjoining so the trail system is virtually endless. The head of Dry Branch which flows into the Jackson river. This is one of the last great places.
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
Beautifully renovated brick custom home on 23 acres with 950 feet of East River Frontage in Historic Mathews County. This stately home boasts 6,279 square feet with tall ceilings, dental moldings and wainscoting in almost all rooms, two kitchens, first and second story master suites, bright and spacious sunroom with fantastic wide river views, home office/library. Incredibly peaceful and private waterfront acreage with large barn/workshop, storage shed, generator, freshwater pond, giant magnolias, old boxwood garden, and more. Deep water dock with 7,000 lb Universal boat lift, power, and water.
Acreage: 22.92Details about East River
AERIE FARM, with 170 acres of rolling to hilly fenced pastures, hardwood forest, plus several creeks and a pond, features an elegant and renovated circa 1850 manor home ( 4BR, 3.5 BA) with quality materials and exquisite details throughout. Dependencies include a 5BR, 3 BA guest home, renovated 3 BR, 2 BA tenant home, studio, 3 stall stable. two 2-car garages with attached storage or shop, pool, and three equipment storage buildings. This well maintained farm is is in a beautiful section of western Orange County, just three miles from Gordonsville, VA. and eighteen miles to Charlottesville. AERIE FARM is the perfect location for almost any agricultural endeavor, particularly a horse or cattle farm.
Acreage: 170.34Details about Aerie 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
Welcome to the Cage Family Farm in beautiful South Central Halifax County. There are 8 homes nestled around a 10 acre lake. This property is convenient to shopping, dining and medical facilities. Peaceful park-like oasis! The 10 acre lake is perfect for fishing, boating or just relaxing on the private island located in the center of the lake. Business opportunities such as 8 air B&B's. A wedding venue, special events and corporate meetings. Currently the 4 homes used as rentals have a combined monthly income of $5,500 a month. Very unique property with endless opportunities.
Acreage: 120Details about Shanti Ln
SPRING HILL ~ 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 Spring Hill
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
Hatton Ridge Farm
A MOST TRANQUIL AND PRIVATE 175 ACRE GRAZING AND HAY FARM WITH 59 ACRES IN JAMES RIVER BOTTOMLAND, HAVING APPROXIMATELY TWO-THIRDS MILE OF JAMES RIVER FRONTAGE. The centerpiece of HATTON RIDGE FARM is an impressive four or five bedroom brick Georgian home, built circa 2000. This home includes 5640 finished square feet on two levels , and an unfinished basement level with 1494 square feet. A connecting breezeway leads to a spacious three-bay garage (1196 sq. ft.). The residence is constructed with expert craftsmanship, and many significant architectural details. Some of these features include floor to ceiling windows in most of the main level rooms, high ceilings on both floors, and beautiful detailed moldings & finishes. The home is in like-new condition, a testament to the architects, Stoneking/VonStorch, and the renowned contractor, Alexander Nicholson. The Owners have added a solar field, which provides extremely low electric bills and powers their electric vehicle!! Fiber optic internet is installed, and a connectivity system. HATTON RIDGE FARM IS A SPECTACULAR OFFERING: pastures and hay fields, surrounded by deep hardwood forest, along with fertile James River bottomland for gardens, PLUS many recreational uses.
Acreage: 175Details about Hatton Ridge Farm
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. The barn, with a 2nd entrance, could be a wonderful event venue with plenty of room for parking. In the heart of Ivy & moments to Murray Elementary. 15 mins to UVA & Downtown, 10 mins to Crozet.
Acreage: 7.46Details about Morgantown Rd
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
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
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
Dutchmont, A 100 acre Orange County oasis surrounded by properties under conservation easement with long views over Keswick hunt lands and the Blue Ridge foothills. The extraordinary residence was constructed in 2000 from reclaimed lumber salvaged from a 19th century mill. There are four bedrooms and three and one half baths. Each room is unique in its construction with ancient structural elements blending beautifully with state of the art systems. The open kitchen, all three full baths and the first floor owners suite with its own bath and dressing room have just been thoroughly renovated by the current owners. Additional improvements include a detached garage/shop/potting shed, a five stall stable with an attached two bedroom apartment. and an equipment barn. The land is mostly open pasture and hay land with about 25 acres in hardwood forest. There is a large stocked pond and artesian waterers for livestock. The property is well suited for horse owners who may wish to participate in the local hunt or just enjoy hacking on your own property. If an exciting, non traditional home in a beautiful setting with perfect privacy appeals to you, please have a look at Dutchmont
Acreage: 100Details about Dutchmont
Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
WOW!!!! A rare find of privacy and acreage within minutes of Monticello, Michie Tavern and Charlottesville. This custom-built two-story brick home on 150 plus acres offers the pleasure of country living close to city conveniences. Boasting 4 bedrooms, 3 of which are master bedrooms, and 6 baths this home is well suited for entertaining with multiple large family room spaces and a double deck plantation style front porch. The basement is prepped for an in-law suite with 2 additional rooms that can be used for home office/spare guest rooms. The 480 square foot sunroom surrounded by 9 windows provides breathtaking pasture and mountain views. Divided with 3 board fencing into 5 fields, containing 2 streams and a 6000 sq ft barn with metal roofing, the property offers plenty of room for your livestock, horses and family to explore. Only 11 years old and shows like new.
Acreage: 153.85Details about Thomas Jefferson Pkwy
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
This idyllic, pastoral, 60+/- acre home-site, with an exquisite barn outfitted with 20 stalls total, 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
Gorgeous historic farm located just outside of Berryville, in the northern end of the Shenandoah Valley. Manor house was completed in 1834 and has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, pool and tennis court. Fully restored, 3-bedroom guest house sits adjacent to the main house. Other improvements include center aisle stable, farm office, and equipment barns. Expansive views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are found throughout the property and its rolling pastures. Located 8 min from Berryville and 1 hr to Washington DC. Land uses are currently cattle and hay production, but lots of potential for recreation and other uses. Across generations the name “Clifton” has been associated with a tradition of excellence in architecture, agriculture and stewardship of the land. Not under conservation easement. **THIS PROPERTY IS SUBJECT TO AUCTION. The basis for the asking price is the suggested opening bid. Final sale price will be determined at live auction. Please contact broker with any questions.**
Acreage: 411Details about Clifton Farm
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
River Lawn is a majestic 512± acre southern Albemarle estate with 1.5 miles of frontage on the James River. A historic farmhouse dating to the late 1700s is perfectly sited on a knoll offering extensive views of the river. The interior exudes character with wood ceilings and beams, heart pine flooring, stone and brick interior walls, and fireplaces with beautiful mantels. The exterior features a large covered rear porch overlooking the lawn. The land is a great mix of open and wooded with several barns and great views to the river. Totally private, yet only 25 minutes to Charlottesville. A unique and delightful offering seldom available to the marketplace. Under conservation easement with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation.
Acreage: 511.95Details about River Lawn
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
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
One of Madison County's finest farms is for sale! Mount Fern, with 912+/- acres, offers a lovely c. 1848 historic Antebellum house (renovated in 2009) with pool, a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a 5+/- acre lake, a nice balance of crop land, grazing land & hardwood forest. In addition, the estate offers the possibility to build a bespoke dreamhouse on top of one of the nearby rolling hills with a sweeping view over the valley & beyond. Extreme privacy can be yours without being remote. The property has 5 tax map parcels & is not under a conservation easement; it could possibly be an excellent candidate though. This productive farm currently has wonderful farmers caring for the land, should you not want to farm it yourself. Rarely can you find this much contiguous acreage in central Virginia. Located 15 minutes from Orange, 40 minutes to Charlottesville and 1 hour 40 minutes from Washington, D.C.
Acreage: 912Details about Mount Fern
Pea Ridge Farm
Hard to believe a property with 360 degree views, 15+ acre lake, lush rolling fields of rich grass and a spectacular 4-bedroom home with tall ceilings, heart pine floors, four fireplaces, a study, garages and unparalleled views exists. Located in Greenwood, this exceptional 317-acre property is a gem; a one-of-a-kind, not to be replicated, gem. Add to all mentioned above a large metal barn, handsome log cabin with fireplace, stunning party barn and a two bedroom cottage. Additional acreage available.
Acreage: 316.92Details about Pea Ridge Farm
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