A 530 acre Estate for the Virginia Sportsman. Comprised of a Georgian manor home, a carriage house/garage with a two-bedroom apartment, a historic cabin, guest house, pool house, even a wedding venue, all among an equal balance of forest and wooded buffers with a full complement of out-buildings. 15 miles north of Charlottesville, Highbrighton from a family home hosting sporting and social events, to a thriving diversified business. $6,950,000
The Manor House:
The 3-bedroom 9 fireplace main house is a Georgian style brick houses constructed in two phases. The original house is believed to be built in the 1830’s with the other half added in 1842. Completely renovated in the 1990s, All the window glass was salvaged and placed back in the rebuilt windows. The air condition duct work was built internally behind plaster walls and build into the wood crown moldings. The house has 11’ 12’ foot ceilings, original heart floors on the first and second floor. The ground level flooring is a combination of cherry and a herringbone pattern brick floor in the garden room and winter kitchen (now a living room). The grand hall is flanked on either side by a formal living and dining room (both 16x20). The kitchen enjoys a year-round screen porch overlooking the garden. With working fireplaces in virtually every room, including one with gas logs in the master bathroom this historical home embraces all seasons.
Historically known for its shooting events, Highbrighton has been managed for decades to promote active wildlife and game. In addition to driven shoots the farm is a wedding venue with a commercial grade wedding tent and stand-alone kitchen. Highbrighton is well positioned to accommodate significant wedding celebrations.
A historic registered landmark, on the first floor of this two-story brick house is an open-plan library with a wood burning fireplace, a bar area with small kitchenette. and guest bathroom. The second floor has a master bedroom with in-suite bathroom with a steam/sauna shower. There is a guest bedroom also with an in-suite bathroom. The Pool House has a gracious porch which is facing the estate’s forty-five-foot lap pool.
The Carriage House:
The Carriage House is a two-bedroom cottage located on the second floor of the building with views of the surrounding countryside. A tastefully appointed master bedroom and guest bedroom together with an open plan living area, a full kitchen and dining area. With its high ceilings and natural light make these accommodations ideal.
The historic cabin high on a hill at the estate has unparalleled views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and a stunning pond in the foreground. It features an open living area decorated with hunting memorabilia transporting guests back to days gone by.
The Cottage, Now completely restored and refurbished, it is perfect for families or guests looking to stay longer at Highbrighton. The Cottage features a master bedroom with in-suite bathroom and waterfall shower. There are two smaller guest rooms both graciously appointed and welcoming. A large living area and dining room with fully-equipped, modern kitchen complete the house.
Barns and Buildings:
In addition to a 3-stall stable with fenced paddocks and run in sheds, There are several machine barns and a 6 car detached garage and woodworking shop.