Craftsmanship and an artistic eye are hallmarks of this custom-built true stucco home, reminiscent of classic Palladian architecture. Located easily off of John S. Mosby Highway in Upperville, Virginia and about an 1 hour from Washington DC Dawnwood is in the heart of horse and wine country. Designed by Julian Kulski, known for his hunt country aesthetics, yet also as the Architect of the World Bank in the Nations Capitol. The renowned Architect’s attention to detail is evident at every turn.
Boasting a grand two-story entrance hall complete with a Fanlight Palladian window designed to embrace light and showcase the scenic views that surround it, this spectacular home features two master suites complete with wood burning fireplaces, spacious dressing areas, and luxurious master baths. There are three additional bedrooms, 3 additional bathrooms, and a gourmet kitchen featuring a naturally lit Amedega conservatory. Three office libraries highlight the home's detailed custom woodwork, while spacious living and dining areas lend themselves for relaxing and entertaining.
The estate is adorned with Cherry built-in bookcases and display cases, elegant hand-milled crown moldings, French atrium doors that open to Bluestone terraces, cherry wood floors and solid cherry doors, and sweeping 10 and 12-foot ceilings throughout. Five fireplaces grace the home, including a marble surround in the main level master suite and four others featuring 5.5 ft imported antique, English mantels. Two gallery breezeways flank each side of the house lending a unique character and attributes.
Greystone has recently adopted HighSpeed Fiber Optic Internet that allows for working from home with confidence. The The flow of the home allows for both privacy and common family area with sumptuous size rooms. Storage area are abundant and the basement is unfinished with all mechanicals easily accessible. There is a Laundry on the main level as well as the upper level.
Admirers of the picturesque countryside will be enamored with this impressive 51+ acre private estate, designed with nature aficionados in mind. Facilities for equestrians include an Olympic-size dressage riding arena with a bluestone base, and a six-stall center-aisle cement-floor barn. Thoughtfully designed with the comfort and welfare of horses in mind, the barn offers a hayloft, hay-drops, tack room, feed room, and covered portico. Each stall offers electrical outlets, drainage, and extra large fans are further testimony to the equestrian devotees who built the property. The spacious tack room has baseboard heat. Five paddocks with board horse fencing are visible as you drive up to the estate, while access for deliveries and farm equipment is facilitated through a separate service entrance off of Upperville Patrick Street. Here is where wildlife abounds, deer, bear, and the illusive fox to name a few.
Gardening enthusiasts will delight in the outdoor amenities including a mini arboretum. Showcased on the grounds are two large greenhouses — an Amedega greenhouse imported from England (similar to the one located off the kitchen) and a domestic Janco (complete with heat, electricity, and water). From the kitchen’s conservatory, doors open to Bluestone terraces where guests can enjoy views of perennial gardens, birdhouses, an ornamental koi pond, and fountain. The most studious birdwatchers will be delighted and amazed to spot cardinals bluebirds, finches, hummingbirds, wrens, bunting and an array of woodpeckers. As well hawks, and eagles soar.
The 52 X 18 rectangular pool is accented by flagstone with seating ledges to the sides. A perfect pool and setting for a plunge, laps or play! The gardens are protected by deer proof fencing while mature and extraordinary trees grant shade.
Dawnwood is an exceptional and stately property that truly offers elegant country living with traditional yet fresh Virginian architecture.
Courtesy of: TTR Sotheby's International Realty Listing information provided courtesy of the Bright MLS. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use, and it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Updated: 27th June, 2022 7:55 PM (UTC)
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