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12488 Walnut Hills Drive, Orange, VA

Walnut Hills Estate
12488 Walnut Hills Drive
Orange, VA 22960

Listing Agent: Justin Wiley
Frank Hardy Real Estate
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Property Description

Walnut Hills is the quintessential historic Virginian Georgian manor estate built by Governor James L. Kemper in Orange County in 1882 on over 373 acres of open pasture, three miles of Rapidan River waterfront, and with stunning Blue Ridge Mountain views westward. This 6000 square foot brick historic home exudes a grand style that only a period house can retaining its origingal woodwork, flooring, and architectural details throughout.

The main floor has a great hall that is fifty-two feet long and twelve feet across, with a ceiling height of almost fourteen feet. Other impressive details include a fully paneled library, living room, formal dining room, seven bedrooms, four-and-one-half baths, and nine fireplaces. Also included on the property is an earlier circa 1855 brick home, which is ideally suited as a guest house.

Features And Amenties

  • 19th century Virginia architectural pedigree
  • 373 acre Gentleman's estate
  • Three miles of riverfront
  • Expansion westward Blue Ridge Mountain views
  • Original period details, woodwork, and wall paneling
  • Nine working wood-burning fireplaces
  • Separate c. 1855 brick guest house
Bedrooms: 7
Baths: 4.5
Sq Ft: 6,000
Lot Size: 373 acres
Built in: 1855
Property Type: Single-family
Architectural Style: Georgian
Location Type: Rural

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