Rock Hill Farm has been making history since the early days of the founding of this country! Original portion of the home was built in 1797 in the Quaker plan of a two-story, with stucco over stone and Federal in style, it was once a large plantation and dairy.. Today it is home to thoroughbred horses and fox hunters and consists of 69 beautiful acres in conservation easement and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and Virginia Landmarks Register. Rock Hill is located in the Piedmont Fox Hounds territory.
The home was thoroughly renovated in 2009-2010 and has seen several additions and renovations over the years in approximately 1803, 1873, 1902, 1947 and 1990 with the master addition. Special features of the home include the first floor master addition with 12′ ceilings and radiant heated floors; inviting kitchen with exposed wood beams, stainless steel appliances, granite and cherry wood counter tops, heated tile flooring, walk-in pantry and connecting breakfast room/sun room with french doors opening to a large stone patio; formal dining room with fireplace, hand painted mural and built-in china cabinets; formal living room with fireplace, heart pine floors, connecting to the family room with two fireplaces and the master addition.
There are a total of five wood burning fireplaces. The home has five bedrooms and four baths plus a room over the garage with bath. There are front and back staircases. The walk-up attic on the third floor could be finished. The heating and air conditioning is custom designed and cost-efficient and has seven zones for custom control. Additional home features include recessed lights, many sets of wall sconces, crown moulding, chair railing, sky lights, original doors, hardware and flooring in most areas. The standing seam metal roof is new.
Enjoy the swimming pool located on the West side of the house and watch the sunset from the covered porch off the master sitting room. See wildlife from the gazebo by the 3 acre pond and along Beaverdam Creek. The newest barn has 8 stalls, 5 are in use. It has a wash stall, heated tack room and bathroom. The front barn has 4 stalls. The bank barn has 4 stalls underneath plus another one available. There are 8 paddocks, some with automatic water. There is a very large run-in shed in the lower paddock and a large shed for hay and storage; the old corn crib; fieldstone run-in shed; smoke house; spring house; garden shed, etc.- all with brand new metal roofs.
The taxes and assessed value are very low due to the conservation easement and land use designation. If you love and appreciate American and Virginia history there is much to treasure at Rock Hill Farm and the surrounding area. If you are an equestrian you will feel right at home with many neighboring horse farms and professional equestrian facilities nearby. The ride-out in all directions is great. The Upperville Horse Show Grounds are just a few minutes away as well as Glenwood Park in Middleburg for racing and the newly renovated Middleburg Training Center plus there are numerous polo fields in the area. Hike on the famous Appalachian Trail only 15 minutes away or canoe, kayak or fish on the Shenandoah River only 20 minutes away. Visit the many historic towns and villages in the area and discover the numerous local wineries, breweries and farms. Located about an hour from Washington D.C. and 45 minutes from Dulles International Airport.
Updated on August 26, 2020 at 5:05 pm