7088 Dunnottar Ln.

    WARRENTON, VA 20186
    • $4,125,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 83 days
    • ID#: VAFQ160906
    UPDATED: 52 min ago
    $4,125,000
    • 6
      BEDS
    • 400.7
      ACRES
    • 3
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 3,820
      SQFT
    • $1,080
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1900
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:

    Description

    DUNNOTTAR FARM: HISTORY.......Dunnottar was originally part of a land grant from Lord Fairfax to Col. William Payne c. 1739. In 1879 the land was purchased by Major Robert Peabody Barry. When Margaret Barry was married to Julian Keith, she received Dunnottar as a wedding gift. She designed and built a new house in the early 1900s on the site of the original 1799 house that was mostly destroyed by fire. She incorporated a stone section from that original house into her new home. There is wonderful wooden paneling and doors in the Living Room and Dining Room, and the floors are original wood. In the next generation, a large Sun Porch was added with a big fireplace and massive walls of windows; and it became the Heart of the House. On the main level and upstairs there are big bedrooms and small bedrooms, all with new windows, but in need of updated bathrooms! Dunnottar Lane winds past a charming stone Spring House that was used until a few years ago and up the hill to Margaret's house. The main house has been leased in the past; but will not be leased during the marketing of the farm. Three cottages are scattered about this part of the farm. Two are leased on a yearly basis by a local agency. The third, and smallest, cottage is where the Farm Manager lives and barters his labor for rent. There are approximately 300 acres of grasslands that have been leased by Virginia Beef for many years and the current 3 Year lease was signed in January 2019. The cattle do not winter on the farm. There are several fields around the new stable by the main house and other farm buildings that are used for horses owned by people living in the main house or cottages. Great Run, a strong creek, flows the length of the whole farm, and there are two ponds.The Sellers of Dunnottar live at the southern end of the farm on Bear Wallow Rd. & they will retain that house and approximately 49 acres, basically out of sight of the rest of Dunnottar. That division will leave 400 acres of Dunnottar for sale. The sale is By The Entirety.The farm's main entrance is off Cannonball Gate Rd. and the main house and cottages reached by Dunnottar Lane. Warrenton Hunt used to have a Hunt Meet named "Cannonball Gate" just inside the stone pillars at the farm's entrance. An earlier member of the family had placed Civil War cannonballs on top of his stone pillars, thus the name of the street and the hunt meet.The farm is in a Conservation Easement with The Virginia Outdoors Foundation. The easement gives any Owner permission to build two additional houses in a high pasture up against the tree line of the woods on the East side of Dunnottar Lane. Fauquier County Planning and Zoning has also approved those building sites.VOF says the main house and rental cottages can become a separate parcel if it were to incorporate 150 acres. That division would leave 250 acres to be divided between the two building sites if a future Owner ever wished to separate them. The whole 400 acres, in three parcels or one, would enjoy a low tax rate because of the conservation designation. VOF is a very popular way among land owners in Middleburg, Warrenton and Charlottesville, to name only a few areas in the State, who wish to keep their countryside green and undeveloped.

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    7088 Dunnottar Ln. WARRENTON, VA 20186

    • Price: $4,125,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 52 min ago
    • ID#: VAFQ160906
    6
    Beds
    3
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    400.7
    Acres
    3,820
    SQFT
    $1,080
    $/SQFT
    1900
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    None Available
    County:
    Fauquier
    Elementary School:
    Call School Board
    Middle School:
    Call School Board
    High School:
    Call School Board
    School District:
    Fauquier County Public Schools
    Property Description
    DUNNOTTAR FARM: HISTORY.......Dunnottar was originally part of a land grant from Lord Fairfax to Col. William Payne c. 1739. In 1879 the land was purchased by Major Robert Peabody Barry. When Margaret Barry was married to Julian Keith, she received Dunnottar as a wedding gift. She designed and built a new house in the early 1900s on the site of the original 1799 house that was mostly destroyed by fire. She incorporated a stone section from that original house into her new home. There is wonderful wooden paneling and doors in the Living Room and Dining Room, and the floors are original wood. In the next generation, a large Sun Porch was added with a big fireplace and massive walls of windows; and it became the Heart of the House. On the main level and upstairs there are big bedrooms and small bedrooms, all with new windows, but in need of updated bathrooms! Dunnottar Lane winds past a charming stone Spring House that was used until a few years ago and up the hill to Margaret's house. The main house has been leased in the past; but will not be leased during the marketing of the farm. Three cottages are scattered about this part of the farm. Two are leased on a yearly basis by a local agency. The third, and smallest, cottage is where the Farm Manager lives and barters his labor for rent. There are approximately 300 acres of grasslands that have been leased by Virginia Beef for many years and the current 3 Year lease was signed in January 2019. The cattle do not winter on the farm. There are several fields around the new stable by the main house and other farm buildings that are used for horses owned by people living in the main house or cottages. Great Run, a strong creek, flows the length of the whole farm, and there are two ponds.The Sellers of Dunnottar live at the southern end of the farm on Bear Wallow Rd. & they will retain that house and approximately 49 acres, basically out of sight of the rest of Dunnottar. That division will leave 400 acres of Dunnottar for sale. The sale is By The Entirety.The farm's main entrance is off Cannonball Gate Rd. and the main house and cottages reached by Dunnottar Lane. Warrenton Hunt used to have a Hunt Meet named "Cannonball Gate" just inside the stone pillars at the farm's entrance. An earlier member of the family had placed Civil War cannonballs on top of his stone pillars, thus the name of the street and the hunt meet.The farm is in a Conservation Easement with The Virginia Outdoors Foundation. The easement gives any Owner permission to build two additional houses in a high pasture up against the tree line of the woods on the East side of Dunnottar Lane. Fauquier County Planning and Zoning has also approved those building sites.VOF says the main house and rental cottages can become a separate parcel if it were to incorporate 150 acres. That division would leave 250 acres to be divided between the two building sites if a future Owner ever wished to separate them. The whole 400 acres, in three parcels or one, would enjoy a low tax rate because of the conservation designation. VOF is a very popular way among land owners in Middleburg, Warrenton and Charlottesville, to name only a few areas in the State, who wish to keep their countryside green and undeveloped.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials StoneWood SidingMasonry Direction Faces East Fencing BoardWire Garage YN No Horse Amenities Stable(S) Lot Features Backs To TreesClearedNo Thru StreetOpenPondPremiumPrivateStream/CreekSubdivision PossibleTrees/Wooded Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Types Driveway Pool No Pool Riparian Rights YN No Road Responsibility State Road Surface Type Paved Roof Asphalt View MountainPanoramicPastureCreek/StreamPondTrees/WoodsValley Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 3600 Appliances RefrigeratorStoveWasher/Dryer StackedDishwasher Basement Connecting StairwayDaylightPartialOutside EntrancePartially FinishedWalkout Level Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 220 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Window Unit(S) Flooring WoodSlate Heating Radiator Heating YN Yes Interior Features AtticEntry Level BedroomFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomWood Floors Levels 3+ Main Level Bedrooms 1 Room List Living RoomDining RoomMaster BedroomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4Bedroom 5KitchenBedroom 1Solarium Upper Level1 Bedrooms 5 Walls Ceilings Dry Wall

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2018 Association YN No Central Air YN No Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Electric Circuit Breakers Heating Fuel Oil Hot Water Bottled Gas Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 301800757169 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer On Site Septic Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 468.0 Tax Assessment Amount 47700.0 Total Actual Rent 38200.00 Utilities Phone AvailableElectric AvailablePropane Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Well Zoning Ra/Rc

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