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Extraordinary 19+ Acre Equestrian Estate in Albemarle County
Nothing spared in this remarkable custom built beauty on 19 acres. Using only the finest of materials the unprecedented quality of craftsmanship is exhibited throughout this custom built home with a brilliant passive solar building design.
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Extraordinary 19+ acre equestrian estate just 20 minutes south of the city of Charlottesville with an abundance of wildlife, a barn centered among 3 fenced pastures and 2 running streams. Custom built luxury home with a brilliant passive solar building design using only the finest of materials & exceeding code specifications. Extensive landscaping with countless perrenials from the main entrance and all around the house.The unprecedented quality of craftsmanship is exhibited throughout this home right down to the cherry trim that was actually harvested from the property. Complementing the design is wide plank hardwood and slate flooring throughout, cathedral ceilings and casement windows that provide captivating views from every room in the house. The floor plan is wide open and perfect for today's busy families and for entertaining with the kitchen flowing right into the great room with a wall of floor to ceiling - south facing casement windows capturing all of the natural light, contibuting to the passive solar design and bringing the beauty of the outdoors in. The great room boasts cathedral ceilings, skylights, a wood burning stove and in addition to the wall of windows are French doors leading to the south facing open air deck as well as the screened porch providing scenic views of Fan Mountain and seasonal views of the UVA observatory. The gourmet kitchen will please any cook connoisseur equipped with granite counters, custom cherry cabinetry & premium appliances to include a Thermador gas range with convection oven. Off of the great room is the octagonal room, one of Jefferson’s favorite architectural designs, currently being used as a handsome study with built in Cherry shelving. The elegant owner’s suite has an attached luxury bathroom, a walk-in cedar lined closet, a gas stove, a sitting area and provides a private entry to the south facing deck for majestic views. The walk-out lower level is impressive with 9ft ceilings, plenty of windows, another octagonal room and provides immense potential for future living space and quarters with rough-in plumbing for a future bathroom. A separate panel box has been installed ready for a whole house generator. Through the French doors an outdoor shower and a rain water collection system are already in place. With a combination of the rich all natural Cypress siding the covered front porch, deck and screened porch that have been constructed using Trex Decking materials the builder has created a virtually maintenance free exterior. BONUS A charming circa 1800’s built cabin with a 2nd level, a wood stove and electricity. With a little work this will make a fabulous and fun guest house. The bonfire pit has already been established!
For the hunters, theres an abundance of wildlife on this property. Surrounded by forest this is the perfect hunting spot. Deer, turkey, bear etc. Its all here!
Covesville residents enjoy an easy, scenic 20 minute uncongested commute into the City Of Charlottesville, UVA and to the new Martha Jefferson Hospital. Just minutes to area parks, recreation and riding trails.
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