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As one enters the Estate of Delaplane Manor, one crosses the picturesque stone bridge over Crooked Run before passing through the gated entry.
The drive then gently curves as it ascends to the front portico of the home.
Built for Channing Delaplane, Jr. in 1921, the manor house with its exquisite symmetry is beautifully sited on its 75 acres.
Located within the Crooked Run Valley Rural Historic District, the home is a handsome example of the early twentieth-century Colonial Revival style.
Delaplane Manor is a magnificent home for entertaining, the front portico provides an elegant entry into the grand foyer, with its 11′ ceiling height and beautiful molding.
The foyer opens to the left into the 30′ x 17′ living room and to the right into the 30′ x 17′ banquet-sized dining room, each with a fireplace and wonderful natural light.
In addition, the main level features a den, a half bath, a separate shower room, a kitchen with breakfast room, and a large pantry, and at each end of the home and to the back there are three season sunrooms.
The sunroom at the back opens out to a large terrace and swimming pool.
The second level of the home features 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a sitting room, a library, and a kitchenette.
The third level features 2 spacious bedrooms at each end of the hallway with private baths and 3 additional rooms and a hall bath.
The lower level is unfinished and offers a half-bath, equipment rooms, and wonderful space for a game room, a home theater, and storage.
The land sits high with elevations ranging from 550′-770′ and is gently rolling with beautiful open fields to each side of the home.
To the back of the manor house are barns and paddocks, and beyond them are mature woodlands.
Within the property’s boundary is a 2 story frame home, which is not habitable and is being sold “As Is”.
Delaplane Manor has recorded covenants which can be found in the Documents section of the listing.
The following historic and architectural details regarding Delaplane Manor were furnished by Maral S. Kalbian, Architectural Historian & Preservation Consultant.
Built for Channing Delaplane, Jr. in 1921 it’s located on land formerly a part of James Ball’s large eighteenth-century land grant, it was built near the site of the Summerset Mill, which was constructed for Hezekiah Turner in 1779 and burned in 1894.
Delaplane used stones from the mill for the foundation of this dwelling.
The house is a handsome example of the early twentieth-century Colonial Revival style.
The two-and-a-half-story, seven-bay, brick Colonial Revival-style dwelling is covered by a side-facing gable roof with brick parapet end walls and arched dormers on the east side.
Brick chimneys are located at the north and south ends of the house.
A double-height, three-bay entrance porch is located on the east side of the house.
The centrally located entrance, which has an elliptical fanlight, is flanked on each side by three 12 over 12 wood sash windows.
Delaplane Manor is located within prime Virginia horse and wine country, minutes from Middleburg, Upperville, Marshall, and Warrenton.
The location is convenient to both Interstate 66 and Route 50 and fronts Winchester Road/Rt. 17 between Interstate 66 and Paris.
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