Glen Gordon Manor
The Manor at Glen Gordon is located in the County of Rappahannock, Virginia and offers a retreat into the past, present and future. Originally, the land grant encompassed over 10,000 acres along the Shenandoah National Park and displays magnificent sunset views over the Blue Ridge Mountains. This estate includes 45 meticulously groomed acres, 2 beech trees, variety of maples, oaks and evergreen trees decorate the grounds. The stable showcases turn out from stalls directly to a small run and larger paddocks with approximately thirty fenced acres, automatic water supply and run- in shed. The tack room with bath presently serves as a luxurious spa.
As you enter the manor, you will be impressed with the spacious foyer where you will get a rich sense of history. The formal dining room can accommodate a large dinner party or an intimate meal in the alcove that overlooks the spectacular garden. The kitchen is a chef’s delight that boasts commercial appliances, separate work station, custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, eat in bar, butcher block prep area and an amazing fireplace. A stone wine cellar basement allows for storage and tasting room.
Each bedroom in the manor has a private bath and fireplace with fine detail in craftsmanship, luxurious fixtures and gorgeous tile design. Upstairs is a private bedroom, sitting area and bathroom. The expansive Hunt Room, paneled in oak is the perfect setting for entertaining or relaxing. You can enjoy views of the pool and mountains in the background then in the evening relax watching sunsets by the fireplace or al fresco dining in the lovely stone, screened enclosed patio on the opposite end. The refreshing pool with waterfall offers tranquility and the gazebo enclosure is ideal for entertaining family and friends.
The Manor at Glen Gordon also includes two beautifully appointed guests houses, both with garage, offer many options. The stucco and stone house consists of three bedrooms and three baths, two of which are on the main level. The second house has two bedrooms and two baths with an open floor plan of living, dining and kitchen, all on one level. Each enjoys privacy and wonderful views of the countryside.
Ideally located on a state paved road, this estate could easily be enhanced by developing a vineyard or further for those equestrians. It is currently a luxury country inn of the utmost recognition and only one hour from Washington, D.C. Enjoy local wineries and tasting rooms, antique shops, historic taverns and art galleries in the nearby towns of Flint Hill and Washington, VA.
Courtesy of Janeen Marconi
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