One of Virginia’s grandest estates, Mount Sharon combines exquisite architecture with world-class gardens and grounds. This unique property in a safe, rural setting is an ideal home for raising a family or as a country retreat. A hidden gem of a community, Orange is also an easy drive to nearby metropolitan areas. The 8BR/ 10BA brick Georgian is set in a private oasis surrounded by pastoral and mountain views. The meticulously maintained gardens, designed by noted landscape architect Charles Stick, are among the finest in America and have been featured in numerous publications. The main house features both grand reception rooms and cozy and intimate family spaces. Ideally suited for entertaining, the house boasts excellent circulation both inside and out for larger gatherings. Dependencies include a farm manager’s house, guest house/ office complex, stables, kennels, pool, and barns. Pastures are well planted for horses or other livestock and/or hay production and includes 2 stocked ponds. The estate is offered on 77 acres with up to an additional 484 acres. available. The property, listed on on National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Historic Register is located in Keswick Hunt territory. Approximately 40 minutes to Charlottesville, 95 minutes to Washington, DC. Private aviation facilities are within a five minute drive. A rare opportunity to own the best of the best.

Listing Agent:Kathryn K Harrell

Offered By:Washington Fine Properties, Llc

Date Added: 6/3/22 at 5:00 am
Last Update: 4/26/23 at 7:15 pm


  • GeneralAttic, Attic/ House Fan, Bar, Built- Ins, Butlers Pantry, Crown Moldings, Entry Level Bedroom, Floor Plan - Traditional, Pantry, Water Treat System, Wet/ Dry Bar, Additional Stairway, Chair Railings, Curved Staircase, Double/ Dual Staircase, Formal/ Separate Dining Room, Kitchen - Eat- In, Kitchen - Gourmet, Wainscotting
  • AppliancesCommercial Range, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Extra Refrigerator/ Freezer, Freezer, Microwave, Oven - Wall, Refrigerator, Stainless Steel Appliances, Water Conditioner - Owned, Dryer - Front Loading, Washer - Front Loading
  • BasementImproved, Interior Access, Outside Entrance, Heated, Fully Finished
  • FlooringHardwood
  • A/CAttic Fan, Wall Unit, Window Unit(s)
  • HeatingY, Central, Steam, Oil
  • FireplaceFireplace, Fireplaces: 9
  • RoomsLiving Room, Dining Room, Primary Bedroom, Sitting Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4, Bedroom 5, Kitchen, Game Room, Family Room, Library, Bedroom 1, Exercise Room, Laundry, Other, Storage Room, Utility Room, Workshop, Bedroom 6, Additional Bedroom
  • Disability FeatureNone
  • LaundryLower Floor
  • Eco/Green FeatureRecycled Materials
  • Half Baths2


  • GeneralExtensive Hardscape, Hot Tub, Lawn Sprinkler, Outbuilding(s), Play Equipment, Stone Retaining Walls, Underground Lawn Sprinkler, Water Fountains, Above Grade, Below Grade
  • StyleGeorgian
  • Other StructuresAbove Grade, Below Grade
  • PoolHeated Pool, In Ground
  • ParkingCircular Driveway


  • ZoningA, 03000000000240
  • ViewGarden/ Lawn, Mountain, Panoramic, Pasture, Scenic Vista, Pond
  • Current Use003
  • Waterfront700
  • FencingBoard


  • WaterWell
  • SewerSeptic Exists
  • UtilitiesElectric Available, Phone Available, Propane, 200+ Amp Service


  • OwnershipFee Simple
  • CommissionCommission amounts are based upon house base price NOT including options
  • ExclusionsS ee additional information attached to disclosures


  • RoofingArchitectural Shingle
  • GeneralBrick, 3, Brick/ Mortar
  • WindowsInsulated


  • HOAYes
  • HOA Amenities0.0
  • Road/Access63


  • DistrictOrange County Public Schools

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