Escape to the Country - to the historic Village of Waterford, commuting distance to Washington DC and convenient to Dulles Airport. The Samuel Hough house located in Waterford a National Historic Landmark is an example of a classic federal style home dating from 1819. Beautifully proportioned, constructed of locally fired brick set in Flemish Bond, this house stands out, Listed on the National Register and eased to the National Trust for Historic Preservation is noted for the beauty of its hand-carved red pine woodwork throughout, including four distinctive mantles and unique fan panels under the stair stringer on the first floor. The house has been lovingly maintained by many families over its 200 plus years ~ from the authentically restored six rooms in 3 stories to the post Civil War construction of the dining room and upstairs bedroom addition which it joined to the old 2 story kitchen structure making the home comfortable for modern living. The house has 4 bedrooms and 2 ~ baths with 6 fireplaces ~ 4 still working. The first floor with 14~ ceilings and original wood floors is warm and inviting. The country kitchen with original fireplace and breakfast room with glorious views over the lush gardens and 114 acres of preserved land make this the hub of the house. A side porch adds to the charm of the house offering a perfect place to read or dine. The lower level can be entered from inside the house to a large finished storage area and large office/family room with original fireplace and built-ins with outside separate entrance making this a true home office. The Village of Waterford settled in 1733 is a quaint Quaker village in Western Loudoun County. It is a lively community that honors its past with preservation of the homes, barns, and churches that dot the countryside much as it did 100 years ago. check out virtual tour https://vimeo.com/428320541
Listing courtesy of Hunt Country Sotheby's International Realty.