The Plains, Virginia
Perched on the back of the property upon a knoll overlooking open pasture land sits “Evermore”, a home ideally situated within a highly desirable area between the villages of Middleburg and The Plains. Meander along the long paved driveway overlooking Cromwell’s Run creek through stone gate posts up to this private enclave. The enchanting home rests upon ten acres of beautifully landscaped lawns and mature woodlands.
LOCATON: “Evermore” is nestled among large estates along a quiet dirt road in the heart of the Orange County Hunt territory in Northern Fauquier County. Only minutes to either Middleburg or The Plains, the property provides easy access to Routes 50, I-66 and is approximately 1 hour to Washington Dulles International airport.
RESIDENCE: This impressive brick Colonial was built in 1988 and added on to by the second owner in 1995. The house has three finished levels encompassing approximately 7,000+ square feet of living space, boasting elegant features such as architectural columns, detailed moldings, hardwood floors and soaring ceilings. The floor plan accommodates both the best in grand scale entertaining, as well as comfortable family living inside and out.
FIRST FLOOR: Enter through a columned portico into a commanding two-story Foyer. To the left is the Sitting Room and formal Dining Room with chair railing, wood burning fireplace and a secret china closet. Continue down steps into the massive formal Living Room with French doors leading to the back flagstone patio, fireplace with custom mantel and marble hearth surround, and extensive moldings. Just beyond the Living Room is the light filled Sunroom with an impressive 13 foot Palladian window. This room was designed at the Eastern end of the house to enjoy the brilliant morning sun. One can access the patio from French doors here too.
Straight back from the Foyer is a small hallway with a Powder Room, doorway down to the basement, numerous storage and cedar-lined coat closets and the Kitchen. The light filled Kitchen features commercial grade appliances; custom cabinetry, walk-in Pantry, large island and Corian counter tops. At the very back of this spacious kitchen is a custom built banquet which seat over six people. Surrounded by windows, this bright breakfast area features a custom built table top that slides in and out making seating easy! Connecting the Kitchen to the Dining Room is a small Wet-Bar area with storage cabinets, sink and a door accessing the large flagstone back patio. To the right of the front Foyer is the Library with floor to ceiling built-in bookshelves. Just beyond the Library is the Family Room with a wood burning fireplace. This Family Room accesses the Kitchen and the other end of the house which features a large Mudroom/Laundry Room with boot sink, a Full Bath and a separate Office (or first floor bedroom) with built in bookshelves. A hallway with many storage closets has a door to the back patio and leads to the side covered terrace and parking area.
SECOND FLOOR: Graceful stairs lead up to the second level with three Guest Bedrooms, one with its own private Full Bath, and the Master Bedroom Suite which encompasses one entire end of the house. The luxury Master Bath has a double vanity, a walk-in two-person steam shower with bench, and a separate whirlpool soaking tub with marble surround. The bedroom has three large closets and built-in drawers within the dormered front windows. Each Guest bedroom has several storage closets and the shared Full Bath features a Linen Closet and additional walk in closet.
THIRD FLOOR: Take stairs up to the carpeted Third floor that opens into a large, light filled Great Room or Recreation Room ideal for children. A Full Bath, another separate Guest Bedroom and a large walk-in Cedar Closet complete this level.
LOWER LEVEL/BASEMENT: From a staircase off the Kitchen is the finished basement with a plenty of storage closets, extra laundry room, large open room with a small kitchenette and a Half Bath. There is plenty of room here to create a home theater, exercise or game room.
IMPROVEMENTS: Small shed: A small storage shed for garden tools and mowers.
MLS#: FQ7342913 PRICE: $1,390,000 TAXES: $13,432 (2009)
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