Historical residence built in 1870 situated on 17.4 acres of mostly pastureland (some wooded) and fenced paddocks , spacious pole barn. The French style gardens invite you to preview the charm and refinement of this era. The leaded stain glass main entrance immediately announces this not your "average" farmhouse. The large coverage front porch invites relaxing country living. Original period features have been retained including heart pine floors, 6 ft. double hung windows, 10 inch fluted baseboards and trim, floor to ceiling "walkout" pocket window to the front porch. A central foyer leads to 15 ft. X 17 ft. main floor library, parlor and dining room total of six ceiling fans (one on back porch). An updated kitchen w/quartz counter tops and large twin windows has a door to a covered back porch with ceiling fan, overlooking gardens that is ideal for breakfast or coffee. Lower living space with full bath, kitchen and ground level walkout access through French doors and interior access stairs offer many possibilities. Heritage Springs sits in a rural setting yet conveniently located not just within a short 1-25 minute drive of shopping of Warrenton DC, Alexandria Old Town, Fairfax, Leesburg and Fredericksburg . Many Restaurants, Museums, and Entertainment are offered in these locations. This property is located in the middle of Virginia Wine Country with over 20 wineries within a short drive including a three within 1 1/2 miles of property. Scenic views, hiking and canoeing are your pastimes at Shenandoah National Park, Sky Line Drive and the Shenandoah River are as close as 20 miles. Niche art galleries, antiques and auctions abound (the house was almost entirely furnished with period items found locally). Theater options include DE Georgetown, as well as local venues including top performers at the Theater in Little Washington, Va. Equestrians can take advantage or several local hunts, trails, and notable centers as in Culpeper 30 minutes South as well as Middleburg to the North. Home was built by one of the most prominent land owners in the Amissville area. It was the "home place" for significant acreage going to the Rappahannock River to the North. The home was built in the 1870's with many touches highlighting the prosperous status of the owner. Two primary brick chimneys provide outlets for heating stoves in 3 additional rooms, All hearths and mantles are original . A past fire required the kitchen to be rebuilt but not to its original size. In the 1870's when Lee Highway was expanded the house has moved approximately 500 feet to present location. (The move precluded the home from being considered for submission as a registered historic property)
Attic, Crown Molding, Upgraded Countertops, Wood Floors, Wd Stove Insrt
Electric Available, Propane, Water Available, (C) Other, Phone Connected
Garden/Lawn, Panoramic, Pasture
Oven/Range-Gas, Stove, Dryer, Washer, Water Heater, Dishwasher
Heat Pump - Oil BackUp, Heat Pump(s)
Ceiling Fan(s), Central A/C, Heat Pump(s)
Flue for Stove, Mantel(s), Non-Functioning
Satellite Dish, Patio, Porch(es)
RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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Listing information last updated on July 22nd, 2019 at 1:30pm CDT.