Rare opportunity to own a classic Virginia colonial manor on manicured 93-acres. Mar-Lyn Arabian Farm awaits its visionary new caretaker to endure for centuries to come. Premier Zulla Rd address, surrounded by wineries, a vibrant art scene, exquisite restaurants, an equestrian paradise. Located just an hour away from Washington DC, offering easy access to the urban core while remaining secluded.
Four-board fence ensures privacy and exclusivity along the frontage and is greeted by a large stone entry and long driveway. Built in 1980 to evoke historic Virginia estates, the commanding home boasts 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 4166 sq ft of living, 2-car attached garage. Every window provides stunning views.
Craftsmanship and attention to detail shine - historic character with modern comforts! Period architectural details that reflect the estate's rich heritage, modern construction provides peace of mind. Every aspect is hand crafted to the highest quality: artisan brickwork, hardwoods, deep recesses, plaster moldings and walls, everything you would expect in a grand county home. The formal foyer with access to living and dining rooms exude grace, creating the perfect setting for elegant gatherings.
The kitchen serves as the heart of the home, ready for culinary delights and future expansion. Adjacent is the laundry and mudroom leading outside. The private cherry wood-paneled office overlooks a peaceful 2-acre pond, stocked with Bass and Bluegill.
The family room with stone fireplace seamlessly connects indoor and outdoor living, and feels like the historic cabin upon which a grand manor was built. It opens to sweeping views. Everything was designed to bring the view inside
3 private bedroom suites provide luxury and comfort. The primary suite, light filled on 3 sides, cozy fireplace, large bathroom with dual vanity, shower, soaking tub, bidet, and more views of the pond and barn.
Top floor 2 bedrooms, full bath, is a versatile space for you. The lower level holds potential as the ultimate family room or home theater, with walk-up access to the backyard. Imagine the possibilities for entertainment, fun, and creativity.
A magnificent brick barn complements the main house in design. Open frame and skylights showcase meticulous attention to detail. Horses, car, collections, business opportunities - its a blank canvas for you to use or convert. Barn includes full bathroom, kitchen, tack room, and office. 12 14x14 stalls designed for comfort and security. Wash stall, grooming stall commit to top-notch equine care. An RV hookup installed. Separate well and septic system, the barn operates independently. 3 four board paddocks: 3 acres, 5 acres, and 7.5 acres.
Rich history and natural beauty: historic stone wall on the south side, rock outcropping, 2 perennial streams, 7 acres of woodland in the western corner, in the Orange County Hunt, and 93 acres to explore!
Additional Value: No Conservation Easement or Trust. Significant tax credits are available if put in trust (information available) or preserve approx 79 acres and create up to 5 new lots on 14 acres, subject to Fauquier approval. This will allow wealth building and increased value.
The Plains and Marshall are 6-min drive each. Middleburg, the "Nation's Horse and Hunt Capital," is 12-min away, with high-end boutiques, fine dining, and equestrian events. Historic Warrenton, a 19-min drive. While enjoying the serene privacy of the estate, Washington DC is within reach via the newly expanded Hwy 66, approx 1 hour away.
This extraordinary property presents unparalleled beauty, convenience, and boundless potential. Whether you desire a tranquil country retreat, immersive equestrian pursuits, or the opportunity to improve the architectural masterpiece, this estate is ready to fulfill your every desire. Virtual remodeling photos included in album.