292 Acre 1853 Virginia Estate With 12 Fireplaces, Pool, And Restored Interior On Sale For $4.995M!

Property Information:

  • $4,995,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.5 Baths
  • 6,800 Sqft
  • 292 Acre Lot

Rising three stories above a fully finished walkout basement, it offers panoramic views of Albemarle, Buckingham, and Nelson Counties from the cupola on the slate roof. The exterior brick is in excellent condition, and the well-maintained porches add to its charm.

Inside, the home features glowing heart pine floors, tall ceilings, original hardware, and beautifully appointed details. The upscale bathrooms, 12 fireplaces, mud room with boot bench, laundry room with ample shelving, dumbwaiter from the basement, huge pocket doors in the sitting rooms, spacious bedrooms with built-in closet space, billiard room with wet bar, and stunning gourmet chef’s kitchen with slate countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a massive island make this home a unique blend of historic charm and modern convenience.

The master bedroom suite includes a cozy bathroom with a jetted tub, gas fireplace, bowl sinks, separate shower, and etched windows that add a touch of history. The cupola offers one of the most magnificent pastoral views in the Mid-Atlantic, overlooking the 292 acres of peaceful pasture and woods and the James River.

The professionally landscaped grounds include mature boxwoods, outbuildings such as a smokehouse, cottage, and sheds, and a private spot for summer lunches. An in-ground pool with sparkling blue water and sunbathing space is located just across the driveway. The gated entrance with video security ensures absolute privacy.

Additional features include the Rockhouse Branch that flows through the property, an old graveyard, a secret entrance through the pines, a grand entrance on the James River, an outdoor studio, a pump house, and almost $1M available in conservation easement tax credits. Monticola is a serene retreat filled with history and exquisite solitude.


Real Estate Agent Information: JEREMY VOGAN

Dunterry, LLC (540) 487-0480


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