A picturesque country lane in the heart of Virginia’s renowned “Hunt Country” leads to Whirlwind Farm, an exquisite country French manor encompassing over 55 acres of manicured lawns, lush woodlands and rolling meadows. Imposing stone pillars and a winding tree lined drive mark the entrance to this magnificent estate, ideally located just minutes from the historic village of Middleburg.
Custom built in 1994 with extraordinary quality and craftsmanship. This stunning twelve room residence presides over flagstone terraces surrounding a gorgeous pool, a picturesque pond and brilliant perennial gardens. A charming sun filled apartment is located over the three bay carriage house, ideal for guests or au pair.
Whirlwind Farm is a splendid country property in a story book setting, beautifully designed and impeccably maintained, offering the utmost in a gracious and comfortable lifestyle.
|Location: Nestled in the heart of the prestigious Orange County Hunt Territory, the property is just south of the quaint village of Middleburg with fine restaurants, boutique shops, Community Center and sporting clubs. Washington Dulles International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away and the nation’s capital is with in easy access.
Property: Surrounded by towering trees and mature landscaping the park like grounds provide an atmosphere of total privacy and seclusion in an area of large farms and gorgeous estates. A stocked spring fed pond, a lap pool bordered by bluestone terraces and stone walls create an idyllic setting. The property includes pear, dogwood, maple and magnolia trees and borders Cromwell’s Run.
Residence: A circular drive leads to this magnificent stucco residence, built to uncompromising standards with extraordinary architectural detail and boasting approximately 9000 square feet of spectacular living space.
Enter the impressive two story foyer with a French Limestone floor, inlaid marble squares and sweeping curved staircase. To the left is the library, appointed with cheery wood paneling, flooring, built in desk and fireplace. The elegant formal Living Room features crown dental moldings, a gorgeous hand carved fireplace, and sets of French doors accessing the rear terrace. The gracious formal Dining Room boasts custom corner niches, a stunning brass chandelier and a bay window overlooking the spectacular gardens. The butler’s pantry is adjacent and leads to the fabulous gourmet country Kitchen with cherry cabinetry, state of the art appliances, corian countertops and center island. The informal Dining Room features additional custom cabinetry, a built in desk and beamed ceilings.
The charming Sitting Room has soaring ceilings, a gas log fireplace and a wall of windows with French doors accessing the rear terrace.
Completing this wing is a fabulous Solarium/Family Room with tiled flooring and multiple French doors offering beautiful views of the grounds.
The exquisitely appointed Master Suite boasts tray ceilings, plantation shutters and French doors to a private covered terrace. The luxurious “His and Her” Master baths have heated flooring, a spa tub, corian countertops, wood mold cabintery and beadboard ceiling. The Sitting and Dressing Rooms include custom walk-in closets and a Wedgewood chandelier.
Completing this level is a rear stair case, two Powder Rooms & the Mud Room with a farmer’s sink, ample closets and access to the Carriage Home and apartment.
The Upper level includes a stunning two level Family Room with vaulted ceilings, extensive custom cabinetry, computer center and glass doors opening to a covered rear porch.
Two additional spacious Bedrooms offer en suite baths, walk-in closets and dressing areas, one also enjoys a cozy gas fireplace. Presently serving as a sewing & laundry room, the fourth bedroom features a washer and dryer and adjoining full bath.
- Library; wet bar, marble countertopsHigh ceilings, custom millwork, gleaming wood floors
- Recessed lighting; elegant chandeliers & fixtures throughout
- Ceiling fans (10)
- Separate apartment above carriage house with fully equipped kitchen, bedroom, Palladian windows in Living & Dining area, full bath and washer and dryer.
- Full basement with outside access, ideal for future exercise room or recreation area.
- Heated three bay garage
- Security system / Intercom
- Water treatment system
- Central vacuum
- Outdoor barbeque
- Four fireplaces, woodmode cabinetry
- Electric and water available for future site if a stable
Property is in Open Space Easement with the Virginia Outdoor Foundation
Inspection by appointment only.
MLS# FQ7846012 PRICE : $4,250,000 TAXES: $18,760