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Major Price Reduction!!!! from $4,995,000 to $3,995,000 One of the Remaining GREAT River Estates in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Virginia!

Carousel – one of the very last of the GREAT RIVER ESTATES from the Country Place Era – Still remaining in Virginia has been reduced from $4,995,000 to $3,995,000. 40.63 acres on the deep, pristine waters of the Piankatank River.  The cleanest and one of the most scenic rivers in Virginia!  Located at 8495 Freewelcome Lane, Dutton Virginia, 23050.  Make an offer!  Carousel must be experienced!  Gardens by Charles Gillette.  Designed by Clarence Huff in 1938.  Exquisite, Stately with a great country club feel.  Casual Elegance without equal. Contact me, Karin Andrews at 804-445-5500 to show.  Qualified buyers only.

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Just one of many reasons why Virginia is for Lovers.
Just one of many reasons why Virginia is for Lovers.

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A Replica of Monticello in Sommers, CT on 9+ acres! Previously offered at 4.9 million. Set for a NO RESERVE auction to take place May 31, 2016.

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Old Virginia Brick was used in this home.  It is absolutely stunning!

ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE.


Crafted and constructed by renowned Laplante Construction with the finest materials available around the world, Monticello-Somers utilizes the same materials Jefferson used to create his plantation home, including handmade bricks from Virginia that are laid in Flemish bond. The façade’s exterior design, dimensions, and footprint are historically accurate, including the home’s signature dome roof.

ABOUT SOMERS, CONNECTICUT.


Only nine miles from Springfield, Massachusetts, the charming border town of Somers, Connecticut boasts an abundance of outdoor activities, including both Great Horse and Long Meadow Country Club, each with a signature golf course just six miles from the property. Pick fresh apples and strawberries from one of the many local orchards, or saddle up to ride along the 12 miles of horse trails through the adjacent property surrounding Monticello-Somers. With excellent schools, museums and parks, Somers provides a family-friendly atmosphere and embodies a true sense of community.

 

Property Features


5Bedrooms

5f/4hBathrooms

9,936SQ FT.

9.27±Acres

  • 9,936 sf historically reverent home on 9.27ac
  • 5 ensuite bedrooms with an additional 4 half baths
  • $8M invested in constructing this modernized historical treasure
  • Locally milled Oak and Cedar throughout | Red stone locally harvested
  • Grand entry with large foyer and double circle staircase
  • Chef-grade gourmet kitchen with large walk-in pantry
  • First floor master suite and office | 7 fireplaces throughout
  • GeoThermal Hydro Air heating and cooling with heat recovery ventilation
  • Energy efficient windows and doors | Icynene Spray foam insulation
  • 3-Car Attached Garage with useful sun deck above
  • 12 miles of horse trails next to the property which can never be developed
  • Property accessible by helicopter in three locations

Price Just Reduced! Selma – Circa 1872 Historic Winchester

Selma is located in the Winchester Historict District Ge n FlyerSelma Circa 1872 is a grand and equally rare Historic Estate on 4.15 Park-like acres, in the Winchester Historic District.  Selma is the most iconic home in Winchester, second only to Glen Burnie, which is now part of the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.  The City of Winchester has provided a zoning letter that states that permitted uses include use as a B & B or Bed and Breakfast / Inn.  This home is architecturally stunning and would make an ideal boutique Inn.  Does need some TLC, although the bones of this grand home are excellent.  Please click on the PDF Brochure Links and Zoning Letter below.  Price has been reduced to $1.8 Million.  Make an offer!

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Working Farm on the Northern Neck of Virginia, Northumberland County

untitled-38There is no way to show the beauty of this pastoral farm other than by aerial photography!  Located at 1151 Dodlyt Road, Heathsville, Virginia  –  this fantastic working farm has a 6000 plus square foot all brick Rancher on a high Walk-Out Basement – providing two complete levels of living space.  Each floor has its own kitchen, living, dining, laundry, rec rooms, bedrooms, porches and much more.  Nice Staircase, billiard room and more.

The livestock barn has four – five stalls that can easily accommodate the livestock of your choice, from Cattle, to Horses, Sheep, Mules, Burros and Alpaca!  A scenic and beautiful farm pond is host to all sorts of wildlife and geese that fly in and out.  This fantastic working farm has fertile tillable soil and is ideal for any farming application, etc.  Minutes to the charming village of Heathsville, VA.  Convenient to Kilmarnock, Tappahannock, Irvington, Williamsburg, Richmond and Fredericksburg. Historic Sites, Fantastic Schools, Rappahannock Community College, Fishing, Boating, Shopping, Wineries, Fine Dining,  Boutiques, Farmers Markets, Galleries and much more are nearby, which is an added value  to the quality of life here! Email me at KarinAndrews@howardhanna.com for more information about this fantastic Rural Farm.

Offered at $1,100,000, please call today to come see this remarkable property and make an offer!  Sellers do not have to sell but are willing to consider all offers.     untitled-33 untitled-34 untitled-35 untitled-36 untitled-37  untitled-39 untitled-42 untitled-43 untitled-43 untitled-44 untitled-46 untitled-47

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Historic Selma in Winchester, Virginia’s Famed Historic District!

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A Must See this Summer!

Don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime as L’Hermione – the ship that brought Lafayette to Yorktown, essentially paving the way for the American Independence, comes to a Port near you!  She has been described as the Statue of Liberty of the Sea.  Go to the link below to find out where she will be next!

I went with my husband and daughter, to Yorktown – it was truly a highlight of our lives to see such a magnificent ship, re-created in every detail, using 18th century methods, tools, etc.  I was so excited to see the myriad of families, school groups and people from every walk of life experiencing History in a real and tangible way.   Don’t miss her!  If you are on the East Coast and have not had the opportunity to see this magnificent replica, view her schedule and find out all about her online at http://www.hermione2015.com.

Recently Sold – Historic Waterfront in Mathews – Belmont Circa 1837

Earlier this month, I represented buyer clients from out of state,  in their search for a historic waterfront home that met their needs as a private home they could eventually retire to, while using it as a Vacation Rental By Owner in the meantime.   It was my pleasure and honor to assist them in listening to their needs, wants and previewing properties on their behalf.  The opportunity to not only meet the needs of my clients but also make new friends is one of the very best parts of my profession.  The listing agent also was a joy to work with and offered great cooperation.  I am hoping we will have another one coming down the road in the near future.

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