This month’s roundup features several stunning homes in Charlottesville proper and just outside of town. Whether you are looking for a new build with modern farmhouse vibes or a stately brick colonial with stellar views, read on to find your next dream home.
585 Ragged Mountain Drive // Charlottesville, Virginia // Contact: Conor Murray, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.964.7100
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 partial bathroom, 8,490 square feet, 2.85 acres
Features we love: Nestled away in prestigious Ivy, this Ragged Mountain estate has the benefit of being only minutes from downtown Charlottesville, while still providing future owners maximum privacy. The interior of the residence has been completely renovated and features upgraded finishes throughout, including heated floors, 5 fireplaces, custom cabinetry, and a state-of-the-art kitchen. Enjoy sweeping Blue Ridge Mountain views from the stone patio, take a walk through the rolling lawn, or delight in equestrian pursuits at the horse riding area and stables.
10291 Old Ridge Road // Ashland, Virginia // Contact: Frank Hardy, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.296.0134
The details: 5 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 partial bathroom, 6,000 square feet, 114 acres
Features we love: Built on 114 acres of Virginia countryside, this alluring home will make you feel as if you’ve been transported to the Hill Country of Texas. Wood and stone throughout the exterior and interior create a warm and cozy ambiance, while still feeling spacious and contemporary. Outdoors, hay fields, an expansive covered porch, and multiple barns with horse stalls, will delight those that are looking to be one with nature.
Wild Air – 1007 Winery Lane // Roseland, Virginia // Contact: Katherine Leddington, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 646.593.0333
The details: 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 partial bathroom, 4,000 square feet, 11.29 acres
Features we love: Savor panoramic views of the mountains and Rockfish Valley from this lovely colonial-style home. It’s an elegant country home, with a generous primary bedroom and bathroom, finished basement, wine cellar, and two-level porch, ideal for relaxation. Eleven acres of gracious lawns and garden spaces, this home brings the elegance of country living in Virginia without the maintenance of a large farm.
Queensland Estate – 0 Dogwood Drive // Kents Store, Virginia // Contact: Conor Murray, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.964.7100
The details: 200 acres
Features we love: Conveniently located between Charlottesville and Richmond, Queensland Estate is ready to be your countryside escape. Endless possibilities for development, farming, hunting, or a family retreat in bucolic Kents Store.
601 Old Forge Way // Madison, Virginia // Contact: John Kelly, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 443.690.6290
The details: 3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 4,404 square feet, 7 acres
Features we love: A charming brick home in the heart of Madison, with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms, make this an ideal homestead for a young family or retired couple. The attractive floor-plan is highlighted by a spacious den with cathedral ceilings, screened porch, finished basement, and recreation room. Enjoy al fresco meals under the cedar pergola in the backyard, while relishing in the privacy provided by the seven acres of forested lot this property sits on.
195 Red Hill Road // Orange, Virginia // Contact: Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.296.0134
The details: 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 3,750 square feet, 1.33 acres
Features we love: A well-appointed home, located in a quiet neighborhood about 30-miles northeast of Charlottesville. The recently replaced circular driveway, mature landscaping, and an elevated lot creates ample curb appeal. Inside, an updated kitchen with custom cabinetry, farmhouse sink, and new appliances, will inspire even the most hesitant of home chefs. The spacious family room features three walls of windows, looking out onto the serene tree-lined lot.
Keswick English Country Manor – 2571 Palmer Drive // Keswick, Virginia // Contact: Murdoch Matheson or Yates McCallum, Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty, 434.981.7439 or 434.296.0134
The details:4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 1 partial bathroom, 4,080 square feet, 2.7 acres
Features we love: Located in the highly desirable neighborhood of Keswick Estate, this striking home is situated on a wooded 2.7 acre lot. The traditional interior layout features a spacious main level primary bedroom off of the large light-filled living/dining room, and an eat-in kitchen that all surround a beautiful bluestone porch off the back. This inviting home designed by DGP Architects and built by Element Construction presents a modern adaptation of an English Country Manor.