Glenkenney
10396 Liberty Mills Road Montpelier Station, Virginia 22957 United States

$2,795,000
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This remarkable Federal brick manor home is for the most discriminating buyer of historic properties and architectural detail. Built in 1988 the manor house features Flemish bond brick construction with bricks from nearby Somerset Brick Factory,...
Murdoch Matheson
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417 Park Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 United States
$2,795,000
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6
Bedrooms
6
Full Baths
1
Partial Bath
99.4 Acres
Exterior
Single Family Homes
Property type
1988
Year Built
B3DGKN
Web Id
614198
MLS ID
Orange
Subdivision
Orange County Public Schools
School District
44
days ago
This Property is Currently Contract Pending

About 10396 Liberty Mills Road

This remarkable Federal brick manor home is for the most discriminating buyer of historic properties and architectural detail. Built in 1988 the manor house features Flemish bond brick construction with bricks from nearby Somerset Brick Factory, water table and belt course and custom limestone window sills. The 6 bedrooms all include en-suite bathrooms the 11’ ceilings and triple hung custom windows give the first floor a presence rarely found in other country houses. Standing seam metal roof and Chippendale railings, all 8 wood burning fireplaces are piped with gas. Sited in the middle of 100-acres in Somerset Virginia with beautiful Blue Ridge Mountain views and and 8-acre lake this is a lovely Virginia country property.



Features

PROPERTY

100 partially wooded acres

Davidson Soil in large front pasture suitable for grape cultivation

Stocked lake, deer, wild turkey and other abundant wildlife

Located near excellent public and independent K-8 schools and internationally recognized 9-12 boarding school

Home sited on Civil War campsite with archaeological evidence of encampment

Home accurately designed to reflect Roman Revival design of surrounding buildings in Piedmont Virginia rural area c.1815

Although home is not old it is authentic in exterior finish, interior design, room size and ceiling height with period homes. There are no other newer homes in the area with comparable details


EXTERIOR

Flemish bond brick with grape strike

Bricks manufactured by nearby Somerset Brick Factory

Water table and Belt course

Custom carved limestone windowsills with period-accurate trim

True divided light insulated glass Kobe & Kobe windows

Bluestone porches laid upon structural concrete

Front covered porch with Somerset columns

Side & rear covered porches with Chippendale railings

Lower level porch with brick arches

Standing seam roof with “snow birds”

Buried 1,000-gallon propane tank

Custom dog run

Kohler 18 K generator

Spring-fed lake (approximately 8 acres)

Expansive Blue Ridge Mountain views

Private location protected by James Madison’s Montpelier & Nature Conservancy


INTERIOR

First Floor

Entry doors original from Inn at Martha Washington, Abingdon, Virginia

Virginia Metalcrafters box lock

Eleven-foot ceilings

Living room, music room, large family room with built-in bookcases

Large dining room, butler’s pantry and kitchen

Three wood-burning (with piped gas) fireplaces in living room, dining room, and family room with Decorator’s Supply mantels

Brick fireplace interior accurate to period

Triple-hung custom-built windows in living and dining rooms

Accurate custom baseboards throughout house

Six-inch cherry flooring

Crown molding throughout

Virginia Metalcrafters light fixtures

Baldwin hardware

Concealed wet bar with granite countertop

Media distribution center

Powder room

Butler’s pantry: granite countertops, dishwasher, food warmer and sink

Kitchen: Wood Mode cabinets, granite countertops with cherry flooring, new Sub Zero refrigerator, new dishwasher

Custom staircase to second floor (Rotunda motif for railing)

Back staircase


Second Floor

Nine-foot ceilings

Four bedrooms, two with fireplaces piped with gas and custom-built mantels

Expansive French Lite doors & panoramic Blue Ridge mountain views

Four bathrooms, one with steam shower, one with Kohler soaking tub

Waterford ceiling fixtures

Staircase to attic


Lower Level English Basement

Eight-foot ceilings

Two bedrooms (one with gas-piped fireplace and custom-built mantels), each with en-suite bathroom

Large tavern/media room with cooking fireplace, antique fixtures and c.1770 mantel

Laundry with 2 washers, dryer, Wood Mode cabinet, built-in ironing board

Large office with gas-piped fireplace and custom mantel

Custom molding, Baldwin hardware

Radon venting under floor


GENERAL

Two heating systems (one heat pump with propane backup new in 2013, one gas)

Two 50-gallon water heaters

Abundant fresh water from well

All rooms wired for cable, television and sound distribution

Amenities

  • Finished Basement
  • 4+ Fireplaces

features

Style
Federal
Additional Listing Type
In Contract

Property Feature

Age
31-40 Years Old
Property Description
Acreage