Balclutha, a Federal style home circa 1840, sits on 125-acres of open rolling pastures. Set back from Route 340, the ½ mile drive meanders to the front circular driveway and large front porch, delivering scenic vistas. Original features are immediately evident. The front door, with detailed surround, opens a welcoming foyer with heart pine floors. Look straight ahead for a glimpse of the pool & tennis court. The elegant Dining room with fireplace is to one side. Directly across is the double Living Room, with views in three directions, large for entertaining with two fireplaces for ambiance. The Upper level Primary suite includes a Sitting area & ensuite bathroom, renovated in 2016. Two additional bedrooms and rear veranda sleeping porch lined with windows can flex to accommodate many guests. A lower level library with fireplace & built in bookcases provides an escape. Updated in 2016, the Kitchen is bright with high ceilings, tile backsplash, stone countertops & stainless appliances, leads out to the rear porch, mature plantings, flagstone pathways and swimming pool. The 2-bedroom guest house, originally a smokehouse was perfectly reimagined in 2016 with exposed stone walls, a kitchenette, loft and a wheelchair accessible bathroom, ideal multi-generational living. A garden & tennis court, in past use, are nearby and sheep graze in the surrounding fenced pastures. Balclutha is part of the Long Marsh Run Rural Historic district which includes Washington’s Audley & Elmington, Allen’s Clifton, Larue’s Bloomfield & Claremont estates, marking its place in Clarke County history. Open acreage for farming, animals or outdoor adventure. The west side is bound by railway tracks and proximity to Routes 340 & 7 and West Virginia state line make Berryville (5 minutes), Charlestown, WV (15 minutes) & Winchester (25 minutes) close by for daily needs. 90 minutes from Washington, D.C.
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