Gidsville Country Retreat

Amherst, VA  

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Enjoy stunning mountain views as you wind down the private lane to this custom built country estate. Sitting on 29 +/- acres, this 5,000 +/- sqft Victorian-styled home evokes simple times while providing every amenity for modern living. Greet guests in the grand foyer & enjoy visiting in the formal living room or outside on the wrap-around front porch with views of Piney Mtn. The large family room opens to a sunny back deck & connects to the open kitchen with granite countertops & SS appliances. Abundant natural light floods the sunroom to brighten the kitchen & breakfast area. This wing of the home feature separate laundry room, half bath, & large office with porch access. Cross the covered breezeway to a large bonus room perfect as a workout space for guests, storage, or future expansion space for the B&B!

Entry level master has sunny sitting area, deck access, 2 WICs, and large master bath with soaking tub. Upstairs you'll find a second master bedroom with WIC and spacious bath, two bedrooms with WICs, ample hall bath, and a cheery sitting area with beautiful countryside views. Hardwood floors and custom-made doors and woodwork are throughout the home. Host game nights in the basement rec room or tinker in the well-lit workshop with built-in shelves and separate entry. Additional unfinished space in the basement is well-suited for storage or to finish for additional living space.

The outdoor amenities of this estate will amaze with a private in-ground pool and patio area, oversized gazebo surrounded by heirloom lilacs, and a fully fenced and beautifully landscaped large, level lawn. An open bay barn with shed addition compliments garage for even more equipment storage. The entire property is fenced and ready for horses or cattle with a year-round spring and creek, and lush, gently rolling pastures.

This property is convenient to innumerable outdoor recreation opportunities for hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, boating and horseback riding. It is also located within 30 minutes of Sweetbriar College, 45 minutes to Liberty University, and less than an hour from University of Virginia, Washington & Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute. With all the amenities this gracious property has to offer, it is the perfect farm to establish a Bed & Breakfast where you can host guests and events.

Property listed by:
April Garrison 540-309-2244
David Hurt 540-598-9645
Land Matters, LLC
Wainwright & Co.-Realtors
Moneta, VA
Licensed in Virginia
Roanoke MLS # 858250

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Property Details
  • Potential Inn
  • 4 Guest Rooms
  • 3 Guest Room Baths
  • Has Owner's Quarters
  • Built in 1991
  • Building is 5,045 SQFT
  • Lot is 29.93 Acres
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