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$4,950,000

8360 Oak Spring Road
Upperville, VA 20184

For Sale|Single Family Home|Active
2 Beds
3 Baths
1500 SqFt
Built in 1800
41 Days Online
$3300.00/SqFt
Subdivision:
NONE AVAILABLE
County:
Fauquier-Va
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Oak Spring Dairy is an idyllic 156-acre Northern Virginia hunt country property consisting of three houses with 9 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 3 half-baths, and a converted dairy complex. It was a part of the Mellon estate located near the charming villages of Upperville and Middleburg. Following Mrs. Mellon's death in 2014, the estate was divided into several parcels with a major portion held in trust by the Oak Spring Garden Foundation. Adjacent to the Foundation, with natural springs, sprawling meadows and mature woods, Oak Spring Dairy abounds with wildlife – bald eagles, great blue herons, foxes, deer, bees, butterflies, birds and more. Bordered by historic Goose Creek, it is an enchanting enclave anchored by a 19th Century log cabin restored by the Mellons for their friend, former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. In addition to the log cabin, there are numerous farm outbuildings (barns, silos, spring houses) and two other dwellings – the historic pre-Revolutionary War Woolf's Mill House and the Hill House. The property is under a Virginia Outdoor Foundation (VOF) easement that specifically provides that, in addition to the three existing "secondary dwellings", the owners have the "…right to construct one principal dwelling." To protect against the possibility of any view-obstructing construction on neighboring properties, the current owners acquired 38 additional acres to their original acquisition, thereby assuring protection of the spectacular panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is a sanctuary ". . . set in one of the most tranquil and beguilingly beautiful landscapes of Northern Virginia." (The Gardens of Bunny Mellon). Oak Spring Dairy has been given new life by the current owners who have honored the Mellon legacy with a similar passion to preserve the natural state of the Virginia landscape. They have carefully and purposefully renovated each of the three existing dwellings and the two connected buildings that once housed the dairy. Very little at Oak Spring Dairy has gone untouched. Meticulous care has been taken to upgrade electrical systems, septic, drain fields, roofs. Even the banks of Goose Creek have been restored and stabilized. Still in the words of Mrs. Mellon, "…nothing should be noticed." The dairy farm and all of the properties that were a part of the Mellon estate are under VOF conservation easements and foxhunting easements. One would be hard-pressed to find a property more immersed in history and tradition, more exquisitely cared for, in a setting unlike anything else in this venerated part of Virginia.

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Listing Snapshot
Price
$4,950,000
Days Online
41 Days
Bedrooms
2
Inside Area (SqFt)
1,500 sqft
Total Baths
3
Partial Baths
2
Lot Size
156.29 Acres
Year Built
1800
MLS Number
VAFQ162514
Property Tax
$10,979
HOA/Condo/Coop Fees
N/A
Sq Ft Source
Estimated
Friends & Family
Recent Activity
4 hours agoListing updated with changes from the MLS
a month agoListing first seen online
General Features
Style
Log Home
Water
PrivateWell
Sewer
On Site Septic
Garage
No
Parking
Paved DrivewayPaved ParkingPrivate
Other Structures
Above GradeBelow Grade
Construction Materials
Log
Zoning
RA
Interior Features
Flooring
Hardwood
Appliances
DishwasherRange HoodRefrigeratorWasher/Dryer Stacked
Laundry
Main Floor
Heating
Radiator
Cooling
Central A/C
Central Air
Yes
Basement
Yes
Basement Description
Outside EntrancePoured Concrete
Fireplace
Yes
Other Interior Features
Built-InsCombination Kitchen/DiningEntry Level BedroomExposed BeamsFamily Room Off KitchenKitchen – Eat-InKitchen – Table SpaceRecessed LightingTub ShowerWood Floors
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Exterior Features
View
Creek/StreamGarden/LawnMountainPanoramicPastureScenic Vista
Road
Paved
Lot Features
ClearedFlood PlainLandscapingOpenPartly WoodedPremiumPrivateSecludedRuralStream/Creek
Roof
Shingle
Other Exterior Features
Extensive HardscapeExterior LightingOutbuilding(s)Secure StorageStone Retaining WallsOther
Community Features
Security
Main Entrance LockSecurity Gate
Accessibility Features
None
Equestrian Features
Horse TrailsHorses AllowedPaddockStable(s)
Schools
School District
FAUQUIER COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Elementary School
CLAUDE THOMPSON
Middle School
MARSHALL
High School
FAUQUIER
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