It’s no secret that the real estate market has been hot recently, and as we head into spring, it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Here, we’ve rounded up plenty of tempting options, from an elegant horse farm steeped in history, to a 400-acre oasis so breathtaking you will swear you’ve been transported to the French countryside. Read on for our favorite Scouted properties this month.
Piedmont Farm – 61 Deerfield Lane // Sperryville, VA // Contact: Sharon Nicholson, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 804.929.7867
The details: 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 partial bathroom, 6,370 square feet, 400 acres
What we love: Piedmont Farm epitomizes luxury in the Virginia countryside. Situated on 400 acres of impeccably maintained land, the estate includes a grand French Provincial main house, four auxiliary residences and professionally-managed working farm. The main manor house features breathtaking details including hand-crafted moldings, custom built-ins throughout, wood-plank flooring, rustic-timber beams and a dramatic stone fireplace.
White Hart – 5785 Stony Point Road // Barboursville, VA // Contact: Murdoch Matheson, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.981.7439
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 partial bathrooms, 8,146 square feet, 353 acres
What we love: Tucked into the countryside of Northern Albemarle County, this charming English Country Manor is set on 353 acres of rolling pastures, woods, ponds and mountain views. If the outside wasn’t impressive enough, the warm interior offers a gourmet kitchen, a custom library and plenty of space for entertaining.
Arcourt – 4969 Barn Field Drive // Keswick, VA // Contact: Conor Murray, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.964.7100
The details: 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 partial bathroom, 9,133 square feet, 22.41 acres
What we love: Nestled in an enchanting enclave, this beautiful property offers a peaceful escape in prestigious Keswick Hunt Country. The home’s unique design, soaring ceilings and quarried natural stone walls, transport you to an elegant European Estate. Beyond the well-appointed main house sits a charming carriage house, barn, sizable apartment and 6-car garage.
Oak Hill – 17490 James Madison Highway // Gordonsville, VA // Contact: Katherine Leddington & Rob Nelson, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 646.593.0333 or 434.409.7443
The details: 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2,722 square feet, 160 acres
What we love: A storied estate set in the picturesque Virginia countryside, Oak Hill is conveniently located between the towns of Gordonsville and Orange and a short drive to Charlottesville. Once owned by the father of President James Madison, the rich history of this home is exemplified by its exquisite original floors and woodwork, reminiscent of the late eighteenth century in which the original residence was built. Calling all equestrians, this horse farm is comprised of 1 show barn, 2 working barns and a sizable riding arena.
0 Old Green Mountain Road // Schuyler, VA // Contact: Murdoch Matheson, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.981.7439
The details: 800+ acres
What we love: Extraordinary opportunity to buy just over 800-acres in southern Albemarle county and over 400-acres in valuable timber. Peaceful and private, this land has great potential as a nature retreat, hunting preserve, location for a camp or compound or secluded homesite. The vast 800-acres is unspoiled with over 1.5 miles of road frontage on Old Green Mountain Road. Harris Creek traverses the center of the property for over two miles with several offshoots of seasonal water.
Marrach – 862 Stevens Road // Troutville, VA // Contact: Conor Murray, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.964.7100
The details: 3 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 3 partial bathrooms, 7,963 square feet, 46.73 acres
What we love: This stunning French Chateau-style, custom-built home sits on 46+ acres of pastoral countryside. With an expansive stone patio overlooking a five acre pond and 180 degrees unobstructed views, the home features a beautiful copper roof, reclaimed timber beams, a gourmet kitchen, and wet bar.