MLS® ID: VAFQ160440
5307 JAMES MADISON
THE PLAINS, Virginia, 20198 $2,950,000
A rare opportunity to own an exceptional Hunt Country equestrian facility and estate located in The Plains, Virginia near the historic towns of Middleburg and Warrenton. Enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains and unspoiled vistas from every vantage point. Situated on 53 lush acres and bordered by the nationally renowned Great Meadow Equestrian Center, Longview Farm has been meticulously renovated and provides gracious living while fully equipped for the consummate rider, trainer or devoted amateur to pursue their passions.Regardless of discipline, Longview offers facilities for dressage, show jumping, hunter, or three-day eventing, with an Olympic caliber grand prix field and outdoor 140~ x 280~ sand arena, expertly designed and complete with irrigation systems and superior drainage. The stunning competition barn features USET Lodden stalls and infrastructure, with eight (8) large stalls, a heated wash and two additional grooming areas, office, feed room, laundry, wide aisles and accessible storage.Additional dedicated equestrian structures include an auxiliary six (6) stall barn, an oversized run-in located in one of the ten (10) generously sized paddocks, and a multi-purpose building to house equipment and supplies. Four-board fencing in very fine condition is in use throughout the property. Nestled between mature hardwoods and professionally landscaped grounds sits the inviting manor house, featuring 3 freshly updated spacious ensuite bedrooms and baths with ample closets, a powder room, an expansive living room overlooking the pool and terraces, a dining room with an adjoining butler~s pantry, a great room, a study and additional entertainment areas all on one-level with 8-9~ ceilings. The newly renovated chef~s kitchen with Wolf and Subzero appliances, room for a family-sized trestle table in front of the wood-burning fireplace, a separate bar area with wine cooler, ice-maker and display cabinets awaits you in the center of this welcoming home. Details such as the coffered ceiling in the master bedroom, new windows, doors and roof, woodworking and hardwood floors will delight.To the rear of the main house, you can embrace the elegant outdoor lifestyle with a 10~ deep graduated 40~ x 25~ oval pool complemented by a lovely pool house with a full bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette and separate living room. Connected by slate patios and embellished with trellises, it is perfect for entertaining and to accommodate extra guests.Separately on the property is the renovated tenant/caretaker~s cottage offering two bedrooms, two baths, a kitchen, dining and living areas.With surrounding property under conservation easement and prettily sited on the top of a hill, Longview Farm offers a private and tranquil retreat, yet is convenient to Rt. 66, Rt. 50, I95 and I495. In impeccable condition, this beautiful property is ready to be its next discerning owners Hunt Country haven.