Warmth and charm abound in this elegant colonial, surrounded by magnificent perennial gardens and towering trees in the heart of historic Middleburg.
Ideally located within walking distance to fine shops, wonderful restaurants, town library and Community Center, the property is approximately 25 minutes to Washington Dulles International Airport and within easy access to the nation’s capital.
Bordered by stonewalls and privacy fencing, a wrought iron gate marks the entrance to the beautifully landscaped grounds of .35 acres with brilliant plantings, flowering trees and a spacious terrace overlooking a wisteria covered pergola and lovely goldfish pond. Commercial zoning allows many uses for this fabulous property.
The “Middleburg House” is a fine two story period Federal home of stone and stucco with standing seam metal roof and copper chimney caps. The original portion, a circa 1790 log cabin, has been expanded over the years with extraordinary attention to detail in preserving and emulating the historic integrity of the property. An inviting front porch opens into an impressive entry hall with original exposed logs and random width heart pine flooring. French doors to the right lead to the formal Living Room (16’x14’), with beamed ceiling, original chair rail and pine flooring. The formal Dining Room (20’x10’5”) is adjacent and features built in china cupboards, chair rail and pine flooring. Step down to the gorgeous sun-filled Family Room/Orangery (20’4”x15’6”) with walls of windows, Mexican tile flooring and French doors to the terrace. Another set of glass paneled French doors opens to the light and airy Breakfast Room (16’5”x15’3”) with Mexican tile flooring and two additional sets of French doors opening to the lovely terrace and meticulously landscaped grounds. From the Breakfast Room step up to the modern and delightful gourmet Kitchen (11’x8’) with Palladian window, glass fronted cabinets, new pergo flooring, double Thermador ovens and center island with new cooktop. Off the entrance hall is the Study (17’x10’5”) with beamed ceiling, original exposed log wall and stone fireplace.
Original 19th century hardwood banister and pine steps leads to the second level. The spectacular master Bedroom Suite (18’x14’) and Sitting Room (17’x11’) features French doors to the covered porch, which extends across the entire rear façade. Mexican tile and pine flooring, a fireplace with brick hearth and a spacious walk-in closet makes this suite exceptionally warm and inviting. The luxurious Master Bath has Italian tiled flooring, brass fixtures and a ceiling heat lamp. The second Bedroom (16’5”x10’) boasts an adjoining Sitting Room (17’x11’) and French doors to the second story porch. A third Bedroom (16’x14’) with heart pine flooring and beamed ceiling, shares a full tiled Bath and convenient stackable Maytag washer and dryer. Solid pull down cantilevered stairs access the attic, which is partially finished.
Currently used as a separate apartment, this charming space includes the original “Tap Room” with Fireplace, beamed ceiling, a Kitchen and full Bath. The “Middleburg House” is the perfect combination of historic beauty and modern amenities for a gracious in town country lifestyle.