559 HARMONY ORCHARD RD FRONT ROYAL Virginia 22630
559 HARMONY ORCHARD RD, FRONT ROYAL, Virginia 22630 - $800,000
Located on a lush and private 36 acres surrounded by conservation land at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this beautiful unique 1911 farmhouse that has been expanded and updated with all the modern luxuries is the best kept secret in Northern Virginia, nestled in Harmony Hollow at the Headwaters to Happy Creek which runs to the Shenandoah River. Enjoy breathtaking sunrises, sunsets, and panoramic views of the rolling Virginia Hills without ever leaving home, and take in the plentiful wildlife, deer, turkey, a bald eagle and more from the charming front or side porches or the new rear sundeck creating a setting reminiscent of a story book. ****** This unforgettable 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with a sparkling above ground pool sits on pastoral acres with a private pond and pre-Civil War stone walls in the fields, 11 fenced acres for animals, 20 acres of woodlands, and features a separate private home office with electric baseboard heat, window AC and separate meter, sheds for the animals with power, a Run-in shed, and a historic “Spring House” on the property with electric where there was once a guest apartment that provides so much potential—an art studio and more—all coming together to create a true outdoor oasis. Inside, a formal living room with free-standing wood stove, a sitting room, formal dining room, large eat-in kitchen, 2 main level bedrooms and full bath, and a spectacular great room are only some of the features that make this home so special. Updates including a brand new roof and new washer and dryer, a new septic system, replaced well pump for the 150’ deep well for amazingly refreshing water, newer windows throughout, a handicap ramp to the side entry porch, and more make it move in ready! ****** The spacious light filled great room is sure to be popular destination boasting a soaring cathedral ceiling, walls of windows, rich Brazilian cherry hardwood flooring, and a cozy woodburning fireplace with raised hearth. Here, French doors grant access to the new deck with steps to the shimmering pool—perfect for indoor and outdoor living and entertaining. The large kitchen features an abundance of cabinet and countertops space, quality appliances, and ample table space ideal for daily dining. The formal living room, dining room, and sitting room provide lots of living space; while 2 main level bedrooms and a large full bath with furniture style vanity and tub/shower with spa toned tile add convenience. A large laundry room rounds out the main level. Upstairs, you’ll find two bright and cheerful bedrooms sharing easy access to the well-appointed bath with step in shower. The county will allow a 2 acre subdivision right for a family division to build an additional home on the property. ****** All this in a tranquil setting that would be perfect for an Airbnb with hiking and horseback trails to the nearby Northern Virginia 4-H Education and Conference Center and Swimming Pool, with tennis courts, picnic areas, activities and more. This stunning property is next to the US Customs and Border Protection Canine Training Center, Hunt Clubs, and just minutes to the area’s finest wineries including Rappahannock Winery, Wakefield Country Day School, 20 minutes to the world renowned Inn at Little Washington, and only 10 minutes to the Town of Culpeper. Take in the Festival of Leaves in historic Front Royal, all the nearby apple picking and fall festivities, Flint Hill, local artisans, antiques, and so much more, there is something for everyone. Outdoor enthusiasts will love all the numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, horse trails, canoeing, and more in Shenandoah National Park and Shenandoah River, and stunning Skyline Drive! For an exceptional home in a spectacular location, look no further, you have found it!