Beautifully sited on a gently sloping hillside in the heart of historic Middleburg, this spectacular custom residence offers the utmost in a luxurious and gracious country lifestyle. Wrought iron gates set in stone pillars and a long winding brick driveway, lead to this stunning estate of uncompromising quality and extraordinary beauty.Surrounded by brilliant perennial gardens, manicured lawns and towering trees, the main entrance is bordered by stone walls and verdant, board fenced pastures. Distant views of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains and breathtaking sunsets, create an incredible storybook setting.Upon entering the dramatic entry hall, fabulous panoramic views of the property are simply awesome. Every room captures the beautifully landscaped grounds through incredible floor to ceiling windows which bathe the rooms in natural sunlight. Multiple French doors provide access to the wrap around covered deck. The superbly designed floor plan creates an open and airy feeling of warmth and welcome for family and guests alike. Meticulously maintained and exquisitely appointed, every detail contributes to its unparalleled beauty. Reclaimed Southern Tobacco hardwood floors grace the main level and authentic wood beams add charm and tradition to the expansive open living concept. There are two fireplaces, one of which is framed by a fabulous stone wall in the main gathering area. The second is the centerpiece of a more formal seating area and complimented by custom bookcases for treasured art and book displays. The main dining area is perfectly located for ease in entertaining, just off the grand hallway and surrounded by beautiful windows capturing the panoramic vistas outside. There are two areas for informal dining; one is completely glass enclosed, adjacent to the kitchen; the second is outside on the screened porch, featuring an electronic roll up/down 12 foot screen with private views to the paddocks, stable and mountains.The fabulous gourmet country kitchen is a true chef's dream. Complete with premium appliances (Sub-Zero commercial refrigerator, Wolf stove/oven with custom zinc hood) granite countertops and handmade backsplash tiles, all are selected with the most incredible taste and design. Additionally, there are two dishwashers, a huge granite island, two pot fillers and a large pantry which houses a wine refrigerator and separate wine dispenser/preserver.The spacious Master Suite occupies the east wing and enjoys sweeping views of the lush green fields and surrounding woodlands . It accesses the screened porch and decks for quiet relaxation. The luxurious Master Bath boasts a copper soaking tub, custom cabinetry, heated limestone floors, a walk-in shower and is highlighted by stunning stone accent walls.Completing this level is an amazing multi-purpose room with the washer/dryer, a commercial beverage refrigerator, and a pet spa for the family's pampered pets!A rear staircase leads to an ideal office suite of approximately 947 square feet, with an abundance of light from multiple windows. A private outside entrance and a full tiled bath allow this area to be easily repurposed into a guest suite/ au pair/ or in law suite. Fiber optic cable is available for internet access. The second level of the main residence is accessed by a stunning two- story staircase with antique barn post balusters. It leads to a sitting room to be shared by the three additional very spacious bedrooms, all enjoying private en suite baths, custom walk in closets and marvelous views of the entire property. A second laundry room is conveniently located here.The lower walk out level again offers meticulous attention to detail. An enormous recreation room features custom cabinetry with a refrigerated beverage unit, an outstanding exercise room with multiple windows, two huge, finished storage rooms and a full tiled bath. Adjacent is the lower level 2 or 3 bay garage with epoxy finished flooring.A separate gated entrance at the rear of the property leads to a fabulous three stall custom stable, built to the highest standards of quality and design. No expense was spared in the construction and creation of this extraordinary showplace for treasured equines. The main aisle features custom rubber pavers with drainage beneath, imported European oak fronted Dutch doors with solid brass accents, individual ceiling fans and a full ceiling insect spray system for all. There is a large upstairs feed and storage area, plus a full bathroom and shower.Five board fenced paddocks and two run in-sheds make this a haven for equestrians. There is Wi-fi access plus video surveillance cameras, which allow observation from the house or cell phone at all times.A complete restoration of the estate was undertaken in 2014-2016 by Bowa Construction, one of the premier builders in Northern Virginia. It was redesigned and expanded with a completely new structure from the studs, complete with a new foundation, to the roof, and increased the square footage to approximately 11,736 square feet. This splendid country estate encompasses ten acres of privacy and seclusion in a breathtaking setting. It is a masterpiece of architectural detail, providing charm and elegance for a gracious and luxurious lifestyle.Improvements & AmenitiesA private entrance leads to a rear stairway and an ideal office suite of approximately 947 square feet with an abundance of light from multiple windows. A full tiled bath allows this area to be repurposed into a guest suite/au pair/or in-law suite.Standing seam all metal roof: including copper gutters, round downspouts, copper snowguards.Exterior of Hardie board siding and stone accents.Trek deck flooring and cedar wrapped posts and stone accents. Cedar shutters.Bevolo brass electric lanterns throughout: Wrap around covered decks on all sides.All new insulated exterior doors and windows: all interior doors multi-panel solid wood.HVAC via new electric heat pumps, propane gas heat backup. Propane gas stove/oven, hot water, outdoor grill connection: Hot water heater with immediate hot water delivery to kitchen and bathrooms. Water conditioning system.Whole house 90KW automatic backup generator, powered by dual 500 gallon underground gas tanks.Full house centralized Fire/Security alarms, Wi-Fi activated.AV/communications with satellite TV (wired for over 20 locations, 11 currently installed), high capacity Wi-Fi /broadband including whole house amplifiers for uninterrupted access. Fiber optic cable is available for internet access.Six and one half baths. The Master Bath enjoys heated limestone floors.Each level in the residence has internet/satellite connected TVs.A variety of trees enhance the fabulous landscaping: dogwood, birch, sycamore, sunrise maples, hickory and evergreens, to name a few.