HITCH HOLLOW FARM First time being offered for sale: Established by English Charter, the current owner is a direct descendant of the Downing Family who has owned this property since the 1700's. From the original 5,500 acres estate, this 408+/- acre farm, currently in 4 parcels, is the last still owned by descendants of the original. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this land is a wonderful mix of rolling hills, fenced pastureland, and woodlands, with 4 ponds, and scenic views in all directions. In addition to the main house there are 2 tenant houses, one of which was the historic 1800's schoolhouse, now a 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with pool. The other tenant house has 3 bedrooms/1 bath and is being used as the farm manager's home. A gated entry and cameras provide additional privacy to the brick and stone main residence. Built in 1986, this home is sited high for one to enjoy the gorgeous views. The new owner will enjoy the recent renovations which include new kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops, and appliances, new laundry, new carpeting in all 3 bedrooms, and the replacement of 3 of the 4 HVAC units. As one enters the spacious foyer, there's a wonderful openness with beautiful natural light. Throughout the living area of the main level, the flooring is 12" wide plank oak flooring, reclaimed from a 150-year-old barn. Immediately to the left is the library, straight ahead is the spacious living room with wood burning fireplace, which is adjacent to the formal dining room. To the right of the foyer is the family room with fireplace equipped with wood burning stove, the country kitchen, the laundry room, and the sunroom. From the kitchen one has access to the 2-car attached garage which has a finished room above, perfect for an office. To the left of the foyer there are 2 bedrooms, each with a private bath. This home is primarily one level living; however, the upper level features the primary bedroom suite and an unfinished room for a potential bedroom or study. The lower level has both interior and exterior access and is a combination of full height, unfinished basement, and 2 areas of crawl space. This is a glorious location which is highly suitable for both horses and cattle, and is located across Fiery Run Road from the 4,200 acre Marriott Ranch. For those who enjoy visiting Vineyards and Orchards this area features many. For those who enjoy hiking, hunting, and horseback riding, this farm is a dream. For information and disclosure purposes, each of the large parcels are in Land Use and the Seller will not be responsible for Roll Back Taxes, if Purchaser takes any of the property out of Land Use.