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296 Piedmont
Charles Town, WV, 25414

$995,000 | Residential | 3 Bed - 2 Bath | Like this property?
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1000147355

Financing fell through back on the market at a very attractive new price!!Perhaps" the finest example of a restored Palladian style residence in all of the Shenandoah Valley." A once in a lifetime opportunity for that selective client to obtain, enjoy, and preserve this significant landmark. Piedmont is a historically significant home located 69 miles from Washington, DC steeped in romanticism and Americana that has played a role in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Its oldest structure, the stone cottage Quarry Banks, was constructed by Robert Worthington in 1730. Ted McGee (March 9, 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Robert Worthington House" (pdf). National Park Service.The main house, an enduring example of Palladian (Andrea Palladio (1508~1580) architecture, was built by Dr. John Briscoe in 1786 and updated by famed architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen in 1994. http://www.jacobsenarchitecture.com/piedmontThe ruins of St. George~s Chapel circa 1771 (Norborne Church) stand testament to the significance of the site. George Washington~s brother, Samuel, served as the senior warden, and visited both the chapel and Piedmont on numerous occasions specifically referencing dinner there on March 10, 1771. Union troops under the command of General Edward Ord occupied the house during the Civil War. The grounds have had but five owners during its 289 years. Numerous historical web sites attest to its lineage. In addition a tenant house, currently unoccupied, and in need of repair stands on the property as do numerous outbuildings, sheds, and a tennis court. A free flowing spring fed stream, Evitt~s Run, empties into the Altona Marsh http://www.wvbirder.org/statelocs/marshes. which borders the land. Low speed trains of the CSX railroad pass near the home. This is a timeless residence comprised of innumerable historical chapters that could be a thriving B&B or a place of sanctuary for the discerning soul.~ Piedmont is a historically significant home located 69 miles from Washington, DC steeped in romanticism and Americana that has played a role in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Its oldest structure, the stone cottage Quarry Banks, was constructed by Robert Worthington in 1730. Ted McGee (March 9, 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Nomination: Robert Worthington House" (pdf). National Park Service.The main house, an enduring example of Palladian (Andrea Palladio (1508~1580) architecture, was built by Dr. John Briscoe in 1786 and updated by famed architect Hugh Newell Jacobsen in 1994. http://www.jacobsenarchitecture.com/piedmontThe ruins of St. George~s Chapel circa 1771 (Norborne Church) stand testament to the significance of the site. George Washington~s brother, Samuel, served as the senior warden, and visited both the chapel and Piedmont on numerous occasions specifically referencing dinner there on March 10, 1771. Union troops under the command of General Edward Ord occupied the house during the Civil War. The grounds have had but five owners during its 289 years. Numerous historical web sites attest to its lineage. In addition a tenant house, currently unoccupied, and in need of repair stands on the property as do numerous outbuildings, sheds, and a tennis court. A free flowing spring fed stream, Evitt~s Run, empties into the Altona Marsh http://www.wvbirder.org/statelocs/marshes. which borders the land. Low speed trains of the CSX railroad pass near the home. This is a timeless residence comprised of innumerable historical chapters that could be a thriving B&B or a place of sanctuary for the discerning soul.Financing fell through back on the market at a very attractive new price!!Perhaps" the finest example of a restored Palladian style residence in all of the Shenandoah Valley." A once in a lifetime opportunity for that selective client to obtain, enjoy, and preserve this significant landmark. Piedmont is a historically significant home located 69 miles from Washington, DC Kitchen - Country, Built-Ins, Floor Plan - Traditional Dishwasher, Oven/Range - Gas, Refrigerator, Stove, Water Heater Forced Air Central A/C

Status: ACTIVE
Subdivision: None Available
Acreage: 31
Year Built: 1784
House Style: Detached
Waterfront: False
Parking: Off Street,Other
Taxes: $3,968.48
SqFt: 3,691


Listing Courtesy of: Greentree Associates of Shepherdstown, Inc. - MLS ID: 1000147355

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296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

296 Piedmont, Charles Town, WV, 25414

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