Eaglecrest is a 140-acre estate in the heart of Virginia that was influenced by this kind of presidential mansions as George Washington’s Mount Vernon and Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello.
Set in Charlottesville, about a 2-hour push from Washington, D.C., the house has quick entry to historic web-sites, wineries and outside recreation which includes mountaineering, horseback riding and golf. Nearby are the College of Virginia, President James Monroe’s Highland residence and Montpelier, the household of President James Madison.
“While this house provides seclusion, privacy and a particular – rather complicated to discover these times – serenity, Charlottesville’s bustling downtown is a mere 15-moment travel away,” states listing agent Fouad Talout of Very long & Foster Authentic Estate. “The metropolis presents fascinating nightlife and genuine Southern hospitality. This property certainly gives the finest of both equally worlds.”
Concluded in 2000, the residential compound facilities on a 16,400-sq.-foot manor house surrounded by lush lawns, fields and woodland. Stately columns determine the portico of the red brick mansion, whilst black shutters body the windows.
Twin staircases lead upstairs off the wood-clad central corridor, which opens to a two-story octagon-shaped dwelling area that capabilities French doorways, a fire and crown molding.
A wall mural depicting early American lifetime graces the formal eating place. A butler’s pantry sits off the kitchen, which has cherry cabinetry, granite countertops and a centre island. A breakfast home opens to a display porch.
A family members space, two places of work, a club level for entertaining and two wings, each individual with its individual suite of rooms and conservatory, are between other dwelling spaces.
The key level owner’s suite characteristics a sitting down place with a hearth, French doors, a twin self-importance rest room and big stroll-in closets for a complete of 7 bedrooms and seven full loos.
Herringbone-patterned brick terraces guide to the yard and the swimming pool. Two pure springs feed a a few-acre pond behind the manor home.
Also on the grounds are a 4-bedroom guest dwelling, a carriage household that can accommodate 10 motor vehicles and has an upstairs workplace suite, a log cabin with a kitchen area and a loft bedroom, and a greenhouse with a two-car or truck garage adjacent to the orchard and vegetable gardens.
A coated bridge, far more than four miles of roads and trails, two barns or devices sheds, a pavilion and a reflecting pool with fountains are between other features.
Eaglecrest’s several feasible utilizes include a corporate retreat, an equestrian estate, a relatives compound, a getaway getaway or a farm, in accordance to Talout. The asking price tag for 741 Woodlands Highway, Charlottesville, Virginia, is US $10.9 million.
The estate is a rarity in the present community housing sector. “Upper-bracket houses, this sort of as this one, usually tumble into their possess group,” claims Talout, who cites only one other property for sale in the area that could even be thought of a similar listing. But the comp, he notes, “does not delight in the exact very well-saved grounds, stately finishes, modern day upgrades and five individual compounds/visitor households that 741 Woodlands does.”
Additionally, Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport is only about 8 miles away from Eaglecrest.
“One of Virginia’s most outstanding estates, there are several consumers who may be fortuitous adequate to simply call it residence,” Talout suggests. “The long term owner of this house will undoubtedly love the decades of memories this household will convey.”
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