Albemarle Virginia historic home for sale on 27 acres near Charlottesville. A winning combination of history, a handsome brick Georgian residence with a slate roof, cottage, landscaped gardens, specimen trees, pool & dependencies.
The evolution of this stunning house started circa 1797 with one-story rear wings, the main two-story I-house section was added to the front circa 1821 & in 1939 remodeling under the guidance of famed restoration architect Milton Grigg. Today, the main level has a living room, dining room, library, large eat-in kitchen & master wing.
Upstairs are four bedrooms & two baths. The old kitchen on the lower level is a great game/media room along with laundry, office, half bath & shop/storage spaces. The integrity & beauty of the many historic architectural details such as high ceilings, nine fireplaces with mantels, original wood flooring, built-in cupboards, and stunning woodwork remain intact.
The beautiful southern red oak tree in front of the house is one of many shade trees, plus magnolias, boxwoods, blooming shrubs, & colorful perennial flowers.
The current owners have lovingly & painstaking preserved this unique Albemarle County historic home. The history of Red Hills is truly interwoven into the tapestry of early Albemarle County & the University of Virginia.