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WALNUT HILLS


HISTORICAL, Georgian Revival mansion, built c.1882 by Virginia Governor James Kemper. The home has been enlarged and remodeled several times to create a spacious and comfortable 6000 sq. ft. manor home, with 373 splendid acres offering SUPERB SOILS, gently rolling fields, 1.3 MILES on The Rapidan River, guest cottage and a complement of farm buildings. This magnificent farming estate also offers panoramic views of The Blue Ridge Mountains, and a private setting in Orange County, VA, just three miles north of the town Orange, VA. The manor home has many great architectural details including ceilings up to 14 ft., grand scale to the rooms, and lovely heart pine floors. There are up to 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 9 fireplaces.

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6

Bedrooms

8000

Sq. Ft.

5

Bathroom

373

Acre(s)

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Historic Home Details

historic home Information
  • MLS #: 574009
  • Asking Price: $3,490,000
  • Original List Price: $4,500,000
  • Area: Orange
  • Directions: FROM ORANGE, VA. GO RT. 15 NORTH TO RT. 674 (LITTLE SKYLINE DRIVE), LEFT TURN, FIRST RIGHT ON GOV. KEMPER RD., NEXT RIGHT AT WALNUT HILLS FARM SIGN , AT 12488 WALNUT HILLS DR.
  • Taxes: $9,695
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Subdivision: NONE
  • HOA: No
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  • Days On Market: 832
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Historic Home Price History

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  • Percent Change: -11.75%
    $3,900,000 → $3,490,000 on 06-10-2020
    Percent Change: -15.38%
    $4,500,000 → $3,900,000 on 01-18-2019
    $4,500,000 on 03-30-2018

The Land and Farm information

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  • Property Name: WALNUT HILLS
  • Acreage: 373.00
  • Land Description: Bottomland, Elevated, Farm, Garden Spot, Gently Rolling, Open, Partly Wooded, Private, Secluded Lot, Water Front
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  • View Description: Blue Ridge View, Mountain View, Panoramic View, Pastoral View, Water View, Wooded View
  • Water Views: Pond / Lake, River, Spring, Stream / Creek
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  • Farm Improvements: Barn(s), Equipment Bldg, Hay Storage, Riding Trails
  • Lot Features: Barn, Easement, Fenced Part, Garden Space, Horses, Oil Tank Below Ground, Private Road, Public Road, Storage Shed
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  • Dependencies:
  • Farm Remarks:
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inside The historic home
  • Year Built: 1882
  • Finished Square Feet: 8000
  • Unfinished Square Feet: 2950
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • First Floor Master: Yes
  • Bathrooms: 5 Full & 1 Half Baths
  • Fireplace Location: Bedroom, Dining Room, Living Room, Study/Library
  • Floor: Pine
  • Exterior: Brick
  • Roof: Slate
  • Foundation: Brick
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Utilities
  • Cable/Internet: DSL
  • Cooling: None
  • Heating: Central Heat, Forced Air, Hot Water, Oil
  • Water: Individual Well
  • Sewer: Septic Tank

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Historic Home Location

12488 WALNUT HILLS DR ORANGE, VA 22960

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Please call Bridget Archer of Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc. at 434-981-4149 to receive more information on this and other Charlottesville and Central Virginia properties. Presented by MCLEAN FAULCONER INC., REALTOR through the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors MLS/IDX system. The seller's firm represents the seller's best interest and it is their legal duty to obtain the highest price and best terms for their client, the seller. As Buyer's Agents, we represent the interest of the buyer and we are compensated by the seller through our agreement with the Charlottesville MLS