Encompassing over one hundred gorgeous acres of towering trees, lush woodlands and verdant pastures, this magnificent estate is renowned as one of the finest in all of the famed “Virginia Hunt Country”.
The exquisite stone Georgian manor boasts 22 rooms of spectacular living space, meticulously updated with extraordinary quality, superbly detailed and beautifully appointed while retaining its historic pedigree.
Through an imposing gated entrance, a long winding drive, bordered by hundred year old maples, leads to the stunning main residence with four finished levels of elegant rooms of unparalleled beauty. Stone walls and brilliant gardens enhance the story book setting and the Bull Run Mountains serve as a breathtaking backdrop to the estate.
Ideally located just north of historic Middleburg, the property is bordered by Goose Creek and surrounded by other significant estates that are perpetually protected by conservation easements. Fine restaurants, boutique shops and excellent schools are all nearby, and Dulles International Airport is only 35 minutes away. The nation’s capitol is within an hour’s drive.
Bolinvar is a masterpiece of architectural detail. It has been meticulously restored and updated with careful attention to preserving its historical integrity, while providing all the modern amenities for a luxurious lifestyle.
Fieldstone terraces surround a fabulous free -form pool, and mature gardens of lilies, roses and wisteria frame this idyllic picture. Most of the living quarters off the rear façade, including the sun rooms, enclosed porches, decks and terraces, overlook the ponds and gently rolling countryside.
The elegant Entrance Hall (19.5’X 15’) showcases a graceful curved staircase that leads to the upper level and is illuminated by a huge Palladian window. It provides a lovely introduction to the classic beauty and detail of the museum quality millwork found throughout the residence.
The formal Living Room (17’ X 30’) and Dining Room (17’ X 21.5’) overlook the manicured grounds through wonderful bay windows, which offer spectacular mountain views. The rooms are richly paneled and an elegant marble fireplace with hand carved mantel, adds wonderful warmth and charm.
The kitchen and butler’s pantry are both aesthetically appealing and fully equipped to meet the needs of a master chef, while providing the perfect backdrop for gatherings of friends and family. The bedroom suites are large and accommodating, none more so than the master retreat, with sitting room, private balcony, and luxurious bath.
The walkout level features a stunning full wall stone fireplace and beamed ceilings, with steps down to the tap room and wine cellar. An exercise room, laundry room, and hallway accessing the 3+ bay garage, complete this level.
Nine fireplaces, fieldstone terraces surrounding a fabulous free form pool, and manicured grounds bordered by the scenic Goose Creek, all create a magical setting.
The 11 stall courtyard stable is a showplace. Cobblestone aisles, a beautifully paneled tack room/office, two attractive staff apartments, all enjoy easy access to the bluestone riding ring and make this a haven for equestrians.
Bolinvar is a splendid country estate, in a Currier and Ives setting, offering the utmost in a luxurious and gracious life style.