Stoneridge~ your castle in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Artistically designed, custom crafted and built.
Listing ID: 18186
|Annual Property Tax||$1,775|
|Annual Utility Cost||$1,080|
|Home Area||3,500 sq ft|
|Total Property Area||8 acres|
Extraordinary residence set on 8 private, tranquil acres offering dramatic mountain and pastoral views. 3 master suites and 3 full luxurious bathrooms. Downstairs master bath features natural stone floors and a steam shower. Second level master features a private porch with ozonated hot tub and master bath located in the top of the turret. Third master suite offers skylight, separate shower and powder room with slate floors. Other rooms include: Entry Foyer in turret, Library/Office, Mudroom, Dining Room, a Lounge area overlooking a true Chef's Kitchen, , and Great Room. The Great Room features panoramic 10x10 windows flanking the stone-faced fireplace and soapstone hearth. In the backyard, you will find an outdoor entertaining area with soapstone walkways, a 200 foot long fieldstone wall (with built-in plant or candle niches) and a fireplace at it's center.
The main house and garage are connected by a breezeway. Above the 2-car garage is a studio/workshop space.
Other noteworthy features:
*Professional decorator's color scheme in earth tones
*Wood and natural stone floors
*Reclaimed beams and heart pine flooring
*Waterfall built into the side of fireplace
*Salvaged antiques utilized as wet bar, bathroom vanity, storage and shelving
*Built-in entertainment center, and audio speakers in Great Room, Dining Room, Powder Room, Lounge, Kitchen, Library/Office
*5 porches (3 covered)
*Whole house generator (comes on within 7 seconds of power outage)
*Mechanical Room located in ground level of turret
This is an awe-inspiring, uplifting home!
*Tankless hot water heater
*19 Seer heat pump
*Hydronic radiant heated floors
*Energy efficient Viking appliances
*Recycled insulation and building materials (beams, flooring, built-ins)
*Lowen Low E glass windows
*Use of soapstone hearth to heat (soapstone stores massive amounts of heat and radiates slowly and steadily for days)
*Designed for natural cross ventilation (energy efficient central air for really hot days)
*Programmable thermostat (if central air is needed)
*Independent climate zones on radiant heated floors
*Landscaped with drought resistant plants
*Abundant natural lighting thru window locations and skylight
*Ergonomic placement of dishwasher (raised a foot off the floor for ease of use)
*House site designed for minimal disruption of surrounding woods, not visible from the road
*Use of locally manufactured building materials; use of stone excavated from property
*Built with natural building materials (stone, wood, copper)
*Maintenance-free stucco exterior; life-time paint on exterior trim
*Ozonated hot tub
*Maintained with non-toxic, natural cleaning supplies
Located within in 8 miles of the historic Sky Line Drive on the Blue Ridge Mountains. Private, quiet and serene.
Located 60 minutes from Washington D.C. and 20 minutes from Charlottesville. Charlottesville was ranked the number one place to live in 2004. Charlottesville is best known as the home of the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. It offers- entertainment venues such as the historic Paramount Theater, the Downtown Ampitheater and UVA's John Paul Jones Arena; a pedestrian shopping mall Downtown; Saturday Farmer's Market in Spring & Summer; and it's own airport.
Single Family - Two Story
|Agriculture in Area||Yes|
|Industry in Area||No|
|Air Pollution in Area||No|
|Cleaned with Green Products||Yes|
Forced Air - Heat Pump
Hydronic Floor Heat (radiant)
High Efficiency Heat Pump
|Whole House Filtration||
|Whole House Vacuum||No|
Wood Framing: 2x4, 2x6, etc.
Gypsum Board - Sheet Rock
Wood - Solid
Asphalt Composition Shingle
Wood Single Glazed
|Garage / Carport||Yes|
|Number of Cars||2|
|Garage Area||1500 sqft|