Be the proud owner of a beautiful Virginia country estate!
Set amidst wide open spaces is historic Hopewell farm which boasts of a century-old home on 147 acres of gently rolling pastures, woodlands and a private pond. About 90 of the 147 acres are open farmland and the rest are woods. This is a property that has so much potential! The gently rolling lands are suitable for various agricultural pursuits. You can raise horses and livestock. You can also section the land and use some parts for raising crops or turn several sections into a vineyard. This Central Virginia country property is located close to Gordonsville and Keswick Hunt, and with its lush green paddocks, is a hub of equestrian activities. Hopewell equestrian estate has a stable which is only a short walk from the house. It has 4 stalls, a wash stall, a tack and feed room, plus a dressage ring with all weather footing. This stable is prepared for the horses coming to your estate.
Live in one of the oldest homes in Gordonsville
Don’t miss the privilege of living in this spacious Hopewell home! Built in 1785, this 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom and 2 half bath home has been lovingly and meticulously renovated to maintain many of its original features. Newer additions to the home include the porches and brick siding. It offers 3,598 square feet of living space, in an airy home with plenty of charm and character. This classic home is perfect for comfortable living and entertaining. If you are looking for a home where you can enjoy comfort, serenity, peace and privacy, this is the home for you!
A historic home where sophisticated craftsmanship and superb modern finishes meet
Upon reaching the home, you’ll be greeted with a charming facade and an inviting front porch. The front porch overlooks a delightfully tranquil front yard. This porch, along with the back porch and brick siding were added in the 90’s, and lends a warm welcome to anyone who visits Hopewell. Step into a good sized foyer with polished hardwood floor which extends throughout the main level, except for the kitchen, laundry room and bathrooms which have ceramic tile. The neutral tone walls present a lovely contrast to the warmth of the wood floors. This foyer leads directly to the central hallway with exposed beams, contributing a rustic appeal.
Dine and entertain in this home’s elegant and large formal dining room.
To the right side of the foyer, you will encounter an expansive dining area. With its beautiful heart pine floors, exposed beams and multi-pane windows which allow light to stream in, the area looks bright and welcoming. The combined architectural elements present an elegant backdrop for any dining scene. It is also large enough to easily accommodate an 8 seater table. This home’s formal dining room is a great place to entertain or simply have dinner with friends and loved ones.
A bright and generously-sized library room
The formal dining room opens to a bright and ample sized library, which also opens to the hallway. You can opt to use this room as a study or a home office, if you prefer. This room is exceptional for it has remained true to the period with its wainscotting, original ceiling and authentic doors with brass hinges. A wood burning fireplace stands on one side of the wall, ready to provide warmth on cold nights.
An inviting and spacious family room
To the left of the hallway is a lovely family room which also opens to the kitchen. This room also features a wood burning stove with brick overlay and a mantle. With its neutral tone walls, big windows and recessed lights, this room is flooded with light and space. It is warm and inviting, perfect for welcoming and entertaining guests. Light the fireplace on cool nights for a cozy vibe. Space is not a concern in this room. You can fit two sectional sofas in here and still have plenty of space left for a center table and some furniture.
Let your inner chef shine in the gorgeous gourmet kitchen.
Beside the family room is the large country kitchen of this Virginia equestrian property. It is a top-of-the-line kitchen clad with premium finishes and fixtures including maple cabinets, granite counters, tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. It also features a center island for more counter space and ceramic tile floor for convenience and easy clean-up. Be it for a large group entertainment or an intimate dinner among loved ones, this kitchen will surely deliver!
Turn the master bedroom into your private retreat
This historic Hopewell home has three bedrooms, with the master bedroom as the largest. Neutral toned walls and large windows creates the look of an open space while the tone of the hardwood floor adds a warm touch. This master bedroom is bright and cheerful, with the windows overlooking the pastures and beyond. A walk-in closet and an attached bath with a double vanity and tub shower complete the features of this bedroom.
An opportunity to add a personal touch to a historic home
This home has an enormous great room and third full bath which are left for you to finish and add your personal touch. This is a wonderful way to contribute to a well-known historic home. Show off your elegance and flair in finishing this huge great room and enjoy the benefits of having more space to entertain and relax. You can turn this room into an in-law apartment, a game room, another master suite, the choice is yours.
Stunning countryside views on the back porch
Longing for an indoor/outdoor retreat? Escape to the roomy back porch which runs the length of the main part of the home. The covered porch is unique because its walls are filled with huge windows overlooking the backyard and paddocks. Furnish this porch with comfortable chairs and a table for convenience. It makes the perfect spot for rest and relaxation. It also gives a feeling of privacy and serenity. A large laundry/mud room completes the amenities this home offers.
A property like this doesn’t come along everyday
This Central Virginia equestrian estate is truly exceptional. Among the many amazing things about this property is its magnificent views. It offers stunning scenic views no matter what day or season. Its views alone can bring unmeasurable peace and comfort which warms the heart.
All you ever wanted in a country property are in this Hopewell historic home, for sale for $989,000.
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I am Pam Dent, and I specialize in Central VA properties. Call me at 434- 960-0161. I can help you find the country property you’ve been dreaming of.
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