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1 Belle Meade Lane

SPERRYVILLE, VA 22740
  • $1,500,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 68 Days
  • ID#: VARP2001540
UPDATED: 99 min ago
$1,500,000
  • 5
    BEDS
  • 130.63
    ACRES
  • 6
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,608
    SQFT
  • $326
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1890
County:

School Ratings & Info

Description

Travel back in time to bygone days. Belle Meade Farms restored Victorian home and 130 acres of rolling pasture and forest will take you far away from the bustle of the everyday to a more gentle, bucolic existence.Originally built in 1890, a Victorian-style addition expanded the home in about 1909. Lovingly restored and expanded again in the 1990s by the current owners, Belle Meades Victorian farmhouse is a historical gem. The owners have shared this remarkable home as a popular bed and breakfast since the restoration. With seven roof gables and many bay windows, the home in its current incarnation blends the newer owners quarters seamlessly with the original structure. The front portion of the home consists of a sitting room, formal dining room, and a main floor bedroom, with three additional bedrooms upstairs. The owners quarters, added to the back of the home, features a great room with kitchen and dining area, a separate commercial kitchen for the bed and breakfast, and an expansive owners suite upstairs.Come sit a spell on the covered front porch, perhaps with a cold glass of lemonade, and feel the slower pace of country living. Heading indoors from the cozy porch, you will find a surprisingly capacious two-story entrance hall with a grand staircase. The staircase is painted with a stunning, original faux bois finish and gracefully wends its way to the upper floor. Delightful details will meet your eye throughout the home, including original faux bois-painted doors and original moldings, mantles, and oak and heart pine floors. The high ceilings and ample windows give a light and airy feel. Each guest room has mountain views and an ensuite bath.The owners quarters encompass the back half of the home with convenient access to the guest areas both upstairs and down. The main floor great room enjoys two of the glorious bay windows and has a back deck that steps down to the pool area. This open-floorplan room has a kitchen at one end with locally made, custom cabinets and beautiful hardwood counters. One of the bay windows creates the dining area and the other is the sitting area. Between the two there is a stunning soapstone tulikivi wood stove, complete with wood-fired baking oven. Around the corner from the great room is a tiled garden room with a sliding door. This door leads to a small side porch under stately shade trees.On the upper floor, the owners suite mirrors the two bay windows of the great room. This abundance of windows, along with the high ceilings, creates a light and airy space. The suite looks out over the pool, pastures, and Old Rag Mountain beyond and includes a sitting area and a separate office/library. The owners bath features an extra-long walk-in shower and a clawfoot tub with a view of Old Rag Mountain. The convenient upper floor laundry sits between the owners quarters and the guest area of the bed and breakfast.The grounds present wonderful options for pleasant diversion, from a 60-foot swimming pool, a hot tub, and a sport court, to flower gardens, several pastures, and a riding ring. Up the hill there is a secret swimming pond complete with dock and ladder. The 130-acre parcel is approximately half open pastures and half forested. Continuing your exploration beyond the swimming pond will reveal a wooded trail leading up the mountain to a hidden spring bubbling out from between boulders. Heading back down, enjoy the expansive view from the upper pasture across Kilbys Creek and over Belle Meade Farms home, grounds, and stately old barns. This beautiful property is protected by a conservation easement, conferring peace of mind and a property tax break to its owner.The adjoining parcel - Belle Meade Schoolhouse and Cottage - is also available. Please see VARP2001452

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1 Belle Meade Lane SPERRYVILLE, VA 22740

  • Price: $1,500,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 68 Days
  • Updated: 99 min ago
  • ID#: VARP2001540
5
Beds
6
Baths
1
½ Baths
130.63
Acres
4,608
SQFT
$326
$/SQFT
1890
Built
Neighborhood:
None Available
County:
Rappahannock
School District:
Rappahannock County Public Schools
Property Description
Travel back in time to bygone days. Belle Meade Farms restored Victorian home and 130 acres of rolling pasture and forest will take you far away from the bustle of the everyday to a more gentle, bucolic existence.Originally built in 1890, a Victorian-style addition expanded the home in about 1909. Lovingly restored and expanded again in the 1990s by the current owners, Belle Meades Victorian farmhouse is a historical gem. The owners have shared this remarkable home as a popular bed and breakfast since the restoration. With seven roof gables and many bay windows, the home in its current incarnation blends the newer owners quarters seamlessly with the original structure. The front portion of the home consists of a sitting room, formal dining room, and a main floor bedroom, with three additional bedrooms upstairs. The owners quarters, added to the back of the home, features a great room with kitchen and dining area, a separate commercial kitchen for the bed and breakfast, and an expansive owners suite upstairs.Come sit a spell on the covered front porch, perhaps with a cold glass of lemonade, and feel the slower pace of country living. Heading indoors from the cozy porch, you will find a surprisingly capacious two-story entrance hall with a grand staircase. The staircase is painted with a stunning, original faux bois finish and gracefully wends its way to the upper floor. Delightful details will meet your eye throughout the home, including original faux bois-painted doors and original moldings, mantles, and oak and heart pine floors. The high ceilings and ample windows give a light and airy feel. Each guest room has mountain views and an ensuite bath.The owners quarters encompass the back half of the home with convenient access to the guest areas both upstairs and down. The main floor great room enjoys two of the glorious bay windows and has a back deck that steps down to the pool area. This open-floorplan room has a kitchen at one end with locally made, custom cabinets and beautiful hardwood counters. One of the bay windows creates the dining area and the other is the sitting area. Between the two there is a stunning soapstone tulikivi wood stove, complete with wood-fired baking oven. Around the corner from the great room is a tiled garden room with a sliding door. This door leads to a small side porch under stately shade trees.On the upper floor, the owners suite mirrors the two bay windows of the great room. This abundance of windows, along with the high ceilings, creates a light and airy space. The suite looks out over the pool, pastures, and Old Rag Mountain beyond and includes a sitting area and a separate office/library. The owners bath features an extra-long walk-in shower and a clawfoot tub with a view of Old Rag Mountain. The convenient upper floor laundry sits between the owners quarters and the guest area of the bed and breakfast.The grounds present wonderful options for pleasant diversion, from a 60-foot swimming pool, a hot tub, and a sport court, to flower gardens, several pastures, and a riding ring. Up the hill there is a secret swimming pond complete with dock and ladder. The 130-acre parcel is approximately half open pastures and half forested. Continuing your exploration beyond the swimming pond will reveal a wooded trail leading up the mountain to a hidden spring bubbling out from between boulders. Heading back down, enjoy the expansive view from the upper pasture across Kilbys Creek and over Belle Meade Farms home, grounds, and stately old barns. This beautiful property is protected by a conservation easement, conferring peace of mind and a property tax break to its owner.The adjoining parcel - Belle Meade Schoolhouse and Cottage - is also available. Please see VARP2001452
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Victorian Construction Materials Frame Garage YN No Horse Amenities Horse TrailsRiding RingPaddockStable(s) Location Type Near National Park Lot Features Partly WoodedOpenPondRoad FrontageRuralStream/Creek Other Structures Barn/StableCattle/Dairy BarnRiding RingShedStorage Barn/Shed Parking Features Gravel Driveway Parking Types DrivewayParking Lot Pool Yes - Personal Pool Features In Ground Property Condition Good Road Responsibility State Roof Metal View MountainPasture Water Access YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 4608 Basement Connecting StairwayDaylightPartialOutside EntrancePartialPoured ConcreteSide EntranceUnfinishedWalkout Stairs Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 610 Cooling Ceiling Fan(s)Window Unit(s) Fireplace YN No Flooring HardwoodTile/Brick Heating Baseboard - Hot WaterWood Burn Stove Heating YN Yes Levels 3 Main Level Bedrooms 1 Room List Dining RoomSitting RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4KitchenBasementBedroom 1Great RoomLaundryMud RoomOffice Upper Level1 Bedrooms 4

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Foundation Details Concrete Perimeter Heating Fuel Propane - LeasedElectricWood Horse YN Yes Hot Water PropaneInstant Hot Water Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 803057892708 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 6598.00 Tax Lot 25 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Well Zoning AGRICULTURE/RESIDENTIAL

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©2024 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or RE/MAX Executive. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2024-07-24T16:08:41.493.
 
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