Leeton Hill, C. 1902, is offered to the market for the first time since 1928. An unusual opportunity in that it is one of the finest homes in Fauquier county and sits on 48 acres of R-1 zoning with an additional 10 acre parcel available zoned R-15 in the town of Warrenton. Together, offering an exquisite lifestyle and long term investment opportunity. The buyer will be an individual who wants a classic country estate that offers many options for the future – a rare opportunity. This impressive brick residence in the style of Colonial Revival with a Flemish flair, has a very private setting, yet within walking distance into Warrenton’s wonderful historic district. Enter the spacious center-hall and marvel at the 11 foot ceilings, magnificent crown and wainscot moldings, beautiful parquet floors, columns with Ionic capitals, and graceful staircase. On the right, through double, massive, pocket doors is the living room with marble fireplace and pass thru the double French doors to the covered porch overlooking the genuine formal gardens. Again thru pocket doors, one enters the beamed library/family room with fireplace, numerous bookcases, built in cabinetry, and double French doors to the same expansive porch. Back to the entrance, on the left one finds a 23x18 dining room, again with exquisite wood work and beams. Straight ahead thru French doors is the bright and sunny breakfast room with walls of windows with cushioned benches, bringing the gardens inside. Also off the dining room is a swinging door to the large serving pantry with numerous cabinets,, counters, and storage. Through the pantry is the kitchen with center island, two cooktops, Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, lovely cabinetry and splash block tiles. Off the kitchen is a bar area with wine refrigerator and ice maker. Up the grand staircase one finds the primary bedroom with fireplace, large dressing room, and bath, a second primary bedroom with fireplace and private bath, and there are two additional bedrooms, one with fireplace and sleeping porch with views out over the grounds and there is a hall bath.. At the end of the upstairs hall is a quaint staircase leading to two additional bedrooms, full bath, walk-in attic with ceder closet and storage rooms. There is an attic fan, and pull down skylight leading to the slate roof. The lower level features a ½ bath and five spacious storage rooms. Some of the amenities include a 60 foot heated pool with brick bath house, tennis court, formal gardens with many stone walls, a brick two bedroom, 1 bath cottage, a 5 bedroom, 4 bath guest house with 2 fireplaces, a five car garage with full apartment, a nine stall center aisle stable, three-dog kennel with runs, clouds of 10’ boxwood, Norway Spruce, dogwood, maple, pin oak, azalea, arborvitae, rhododendron, etc. Additional acreage available includes gate house with 10 acres zoned R-15 at 451 Culpeper St. tax # 6983-19-7864-500. Verify all utilities and no drive-ins please – security system. Call lister for showing and sale conditions.
Listing courtesy of Allen Real Estate. Contact: (540) 229-1770