Step back in history into “Mount Harmony”, which dates from the late 1700’s. Originally owned by the Carter Family and passed on to the Breckinridges during the economic downturn following the Civil War, this charming stone and frame residence presides over 6.9 gorgeous acres with an herb garden, extensive perennial gardens, lush meadows, white board fenced paddocks, stone terraces and stately trees.
The original house was expanded in the 1800’s with a frame addition and an early stable was constructed for the prized horses of the Smiths, who were avid fox hunters with the Middleburg Hunt.
Story book charm fills this wonderful historic home. The entrance hallway features a Powder Room and closet, and opens to an elegant Living Room with a glass paned door and tall windows. A second, convenient entrance is from the fieldstone terrace, through double French doors, accessing a fabulous, large country Kitchen with extensive wall and ceiling faux painting. Custom cherry cabinetry with pewter handles, granite counter tops and a custom tile backsplash are reflected in the light of the crystal chandelier. Top of the line appliances include two Viking ovens, a Viking gas range, a paneled Kitchen Aid side by side refrigerator, paneled Asko dish washer, new microwave and a spacious center island, ideal for intimate buffets or gracious entertaining.
The adjacent Breakfast Room and Office feature cherry flooring and custom painted walls, adding charm and warmth to each room. A Pantry, Powder Room and elevator are all located here.
The original porch has been enclosed for year round enjoyment as the Sun Room and includes multiple windows and an exposed stone wall from the original structure.
|Both an elevator and staircase access the second level. The Master Suite enjoys a Dressing/Sitting room, built in custom drawers and a large dormered closet. The Master Bath with a walk-in, tiled shower are located in this area, as well as a full sized stacked washer and dryer.
Two additional Bedrooms and a second tiled bath complete this level.
A stunning new stable is perfectly sited on a gentle hillside. Constructed by the renowned Jimmy Fletcher, with design by Tommy Beach and Jimmy Fletcher, it is a masterpiece for the discerning equestrian. The ground level includes five stalls (14 X 14), an office/tack room, hot and cold water wash stall and half bath. The upper level of this spectacular bank barn boasts gleaming pine floors, an
Office with custom bookcases, a fabulous Kitchen, Studio and craft room, an exercise room and a huge loft, which was the scene of many Hunt Breakfasts, puppy auctions, and parties. The tack room, office, exercise room and kitchen have heating and air conditioning.
|A fully renovated, charming guest cottage is located amidst the gardens. The Master Bedroom opens to a huge deck which overlooks an orchard of fruit trees. New and recently renovated hardwood floors are in all the major rooms. The Kitchen has been recently updated with new cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and granite counters. The Living Room is vaulted, beamed and paneled, and the bath is newly tiled. A bonus room serves as an Office/sleeping room. The cottage has coordinated soft paint colors and new lighting.|
|Mount Harmony is ideally located just outside the historic village of Middleburg on a scenic country road. Fine shops, excellent schools, wonderful restaurants and sporting clubs are all nearby. The Community Center, the Library and The National Sporting Library and Museum are just minutes away, and the nation’s capital is within an hour’s drive.
Mount Harmony is an extraordinary property, beautifully appointed and meticulously maintained in a storybook setting. It offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to own a precious piece of history and enjoy a gracious country lifestyle.
Mary Ann McGowan
Office: (540) 687-5523
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