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24981 Blue Ridge Pkwy
Vesuvius, 24483

Skylark


SKYLARK is truly a magnificent mountaintop masterpiece on the Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 25 at 3,300 feet elevation in beautiful Nelson County. This iconic landmark offers unparalleled, breathtaking 360-degree views of the Blue Ridge Mountains as well as overlooking the Shenandoah Valley. This compound of buildings was designed by noted Charlottesville architect Thomas Craven, echoing the agrarian style of the working, mountaintop farms along the crests of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The slopes of the hills are graced with 14 acres of meticulously maintained vineyards and operated under the name of 12 Ridges Vineyard, a well-established high-altitude, boutique vineyard, specializing in sparkling and still wines. There is a well-sited one and a half story cottage-style residence surrounded by a fieldstone walled courtyard that is complemented by a terrace level apartment. The tasting room accommodations once served as a lodge with bunk rooms for guests and feature a 7,500 square foot terrace to enjoy the grand views and mountain breezes. Additional amenities include a spring fed pond, streams, tennis court and picnic shelter. This is a private domain, a private retreat and wine enthusiasts delight, on top of the world!

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4

Bedrooms

4371

Sq. Ft.

4

Bathroom

270

Acre(s)

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Property Details

Property Information

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  • MLS #: 651691
  • Asking Price : $14,825,000
  • Original List Price: $14,825,000
  • Area: Nelson
  • Directions To This Property: From Charlottesville, take I-64 West to Exit 99 on Afton Mountain. Turn right onto US-250 toward Afton. Turn right onto the Blue Ridge Parkway. Follow the Blue Ridge Parkway for 25 miles. Skylark will be on the left.
  • Taxes: $6,339
  • Tax Year: 2024
  • Subdivision: NONE
  • HOA: No
  • HOA Includes:
  • Days On Market: 43

Price History

  • $14,825,000 on 04-12-2024

Acreage & Description

  • Property Name: Skylark
  • Acreage: 270.22
  • Land Description: Elevated, Farm, Garden Spot, Gently Rolling, Landscape Lighting, Landscaped, Mountain Top, Nearly Level, Open, Partly Cleared, Partly Wooded, Private, Secluded Lot, Tennis Court, Vineyard, Wooded
  • View Description: Adjoins National Park, Garden View, Mountain View, Panoramic View, Pastoral View, Valley View, Water View, Wooded View
  • Water Views: Pond / Lake, Spring, Stream / Creek
  • Fencing:
  • Farm Improvements:
  • Lot Features: Easement, Fenced Part, Garden Space, Horses, Private Road, Public Road, Storage Shed, Conservation Easements
  • Amenities:
  • Dependencies:
  • Farm Remarks: 14 acre vineyard cultivating a selection of premier grape varieties including Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Pino Gris. This presents a turn-key operation with some farm equipment included in the sale. Land is also well suited for horses, cattle and other livestock.

The House

  • Year Home Built: 1970
  • Finished Square Feet: 4371
  • Unfinished Square Feet: 2165
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • First Floor Master: Yes
  • Bathrooms: 4 Full & 2 Half Baths
  • Fireplace Location: Family Room, Great Room, Living Room
  • Floors: Hardwood, Luxury Vinyl Plank
  • Exterior: Cedar,Concrete,Shingle
  • Roof: Architectural Style,Other/Unknown
  • Foundation: Poured Concrete

Utilities

  • Cable/Internet: Dish/Satellite,Fiber-Optic
  • Cooling: Central AC,Heat Pump
  • Heating: Central Heat, Forced Air, Heat Pump
  • Water: Individual Well
  • Sewer: Septic Tank

Schools

  • Elementary School: Rockfish
  • Middle School: Nelson
  • High School: Nelson

Property Location

24981 BLUE RIDGE PKWY VESUVIUS, VA 24483

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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.This property is listed by STEVENS & COMPANY-CHARLOTTESVILLE through the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors MLS/IDX system.