Amelia, VA Offered for sale at $1,150,000
Winterham is an Italian Villa style manor home built ca 1855 by John Garland Jefferson, II, a cousin of President Thomas Jefferson. This National Register property has undergone a meticulous 21st century restoration w/ all modern amenities – “a new home in an old shell.” Thousands of guests for B&B, weddings & other events have reveled in Winterham’s spacious 16’ x 20’ rooms on 3 levels, enhanced by heart pine & Brazilian walnut floors. Standout features include gas-log fireplaces, a gourmet kitchen w/ a Viking range & custom cabinetry, a luxury bath featuring a double steam shower, an “Ultrabath” air tub & a French bidet. The lower level-newly excavated beneath the home-provides a complete apartment in 2,000 sqft of added living space, illuminated by large window wells & a walkout garden terrace. There is also a detached guest cottage w/ a steam spa & a two-bay garage/equipment shed. The dramatic setting on a hill overlooking a 15 acre lake & over 700 buffered acres of nursery plantings & pine forests is truly “world class,” & the grounds are landscaped w/ ancient specimen hardwood trees, boxwoods, crape myrtles, & flowers. Winterham is an oasis of peacefulness, beauty & rest!