Charlottesville VA Farms For Sale

Welcome to Monte Ventoso, a captivating Italian villa nestled within the serene beauty of Madison, Virginia. As you enter Monte Ventoso you are transported to a mediterranean escape. Immediately you are greeted by a tiered fountain that was handmade in Italy. This exceptional property spans 17.5 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds, offering a private retreat unlike any other. From the moment you step inside the main home you are met with thoughtfully designed interiors that seamlessly blend modern convenience with classic style. This estate boasts 5,153 sq ft of living space, 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, and a gourmet kitchen. The home and guest cottage both offer radiant heating, an infrared sauna,  and 2 whole house generators. Outside, the allure of Monte Ventoso continues, with a host of amenities designed to enhance outdoor living space, such as, a sparkling ozone pool, hot tub and cold plunge, outdoor kitchen with dual sided fireplace, and elegant patio. While terraces and gardens provide inviting spaces for soaking in the picturesque surroundings. Monte Ventoso, whose majestic settings provide a stunning backdrop to an idyllic life. $8,950,000 Active

4578 RUTH RD MADISON, Virginia

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,153 SqFt 17.320 Acres

NEW OFFERING- in addition to Mount Sharon Farm, the neighboring acreage ( approx 147 ac) with an iconic 20 stall barn can also be purchased ( 10289 Mt Sharon Rd/ MLSVAOR2006492) ) . Bringing total available acreage to about 224 acres and creating a prime equestrian property. Mount Sharon which combines exquisite architecture with world-class gardens and grounds is one of Virginia's grandest estates . This unique property in a safe, rural setting is an ideal home for raising a family or as a country retreat. A hidden gem of a community, Orange is also an easy drive to nearby metropolitan areas. The 8BR/ 10BA brick Georgian is set in a private oasis surrounded by pastoral and mountain views. The meticulously maintained gardens, designed by noted landscape architect Charles Stick, are among the finest in America and have been featured in numerous publications. The main house features both grand reception rooms and cozy and intimate family spaces. Ideally suited for entertaining, the house boasts excellent circulation both inside and out for larger gatherings. Dependencies include a farm manager's house, guest house/ office complex, stables, kennels, pool, and barns. Pastures are well planted for horses or other livestock and/or hay p $7,980,000 Active

19184 MT SHARON RD ORANGE, Virginia

8 Beds 10 Baths 10,200 SqFt 77.490 Acres

One of the State’s finest examples of Classical Revival/Neoclassical architecture, sited on 716-acres of rolling, highly productive crop land and pasture land with nearly 1.5 miles of frontage on the Rapidan River. The home is instantly recognizable with its 4 massive Doric columns and “M” shaped copper roof.  Built in 1854, the well-proportioned residence with 11+ foot ceilings was meticulously restored by high-end contractor, Alexander Nicholson, to its present condition. The restoration kept the original doors, mantels, woodwork, and most of the heart pine floors intact. Listed on the National Register and VA Landmarks Register.  The Rapidan River and its lowlands offer endless recreation including canoeing/kayaking, fishing and some of the area’s best duck hunting (enhanced by duck impoundment pond).  Additional improvements include a restored, period summer kitchen/office, guest cottage, conservatory, pool and pool house, stables, managers cottage and farm infrastructure. $6,995,000 Active


5 Beds 3.5 Baths 10,273 SqFt 716.520 Acres

This fabulous property historically known as Mountain View lives up to its name and encompasses 440.3821 scenic, rolling, pastoral acres. Property features include: five ponds, miles of roads and hunting trails, a world class shop / utility building and two homes, each featuring large eat in Kitchens, basements, 3 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half baths. The larger house, sited on a high promontory overlooks panoramic views and vistas in every direction. Amenities include a well-appointed chef's kitchen, wet bar and billiard areas, entry hall, cozy fireplace, in-ground pool, generator, attached garage and outdoor living / entertaining areas overlooking the in-ground pool, pond, farm and woodlands below. The shop includes a large enclosed and heated / cooled office, solar roof, shop kitchen and food prep areas - large enough for fabulous barn parties and a large center aisle with equipment and tool storage areas. The second home on the property also possesses striking views / vistas of a serene landscape with pond views nearby and mountain views in the distance. Other amenities include a partially finished basement, solar roof, large kitchen, great room, detached garage, generator and more. A fully paved asphalt driveway provides easy ac $5,500,000 Active


7 Beds 6 Baths 8,421 SqFt 440.380 Acres

Stoneledge represents the heart and soul of Virginia's countryside. Unrivaled in its beauty and prime caliber, this Warrenton estate sweeps across more than 100 acres featuring a quarter-mile private drive, pea gravel motor court, stylish pool with entertaining kitchen pavilion and cabana, one bedroom guest house with vaulted ceilings and screened porch, two stall barn, formal gardens, bucolic open pastures, tranquil woodlands and pond. This majestic and meticulously maintained home built in the Georgian style is in a class by itself. It spans nearly 11,000 square feet with 12-foot ceilings highlighted by sophisticated plaster moldings and pilasters in both the oversized living room and dining room. The floor plan across three levels features five bedrooms including a sprawling primary bedroom with separate sitting room. A bespoke kitchen with exposed beams dating back to the 1800's is nothing short of awe-inspiring which includes a maple wood island, custom barn wood cabinetry and top of the line Viking appliances. The library is designed with ceiling height ponderosa pine book cases and fireplace. A light filled garden room joins the living room and kitchen with direct access to the brick loggia creating effortless flow. The sec $5,500,000 Active


5 Beds 6 Baths 10,500 SqFt 101.650 Acres

*3D TOUR & VIDEO AVAILABLE* Welcome to your dream home, Rockingham Farm, an exquisite 166 +/- acre Georgian Colonial Revival estate located amidst quiet, preserved farmland in Fauquier County. Rockingham is just ten minutes from Route 66, twenty minutes to Wegman's to the east, and thirty minutes to Michelin-starred gourmet dining and the Shenandoah National Park to the west. Driving up the country lane, the romantic mature landscaping unfolds, revealing the light-filled, stately Manor House, full of Old World detail, with commanding views of a lovely reflecting pond, verdant hillsides, and bold streams. The stunning six acre reservoir on the north end of the property provides rich habitats for wildlife and waterfowl, creating a sportsman's or birder's paradise. Approaching the Manor House, you are greeted by the grandeur of the solid copper hip roof above the stately façade. Rockingham's rich history runs from its circa 1740 humble beginnings as a two-story, stucco-covered log cabin through to its current footprint as a four-story masterpiece finished circa 1920. Wide, gracious hallways open to high ceilings and rooms suffused in natural light. Hardwood floors guide you through each exquisitely appointed space bounded by tall mo $5,250,000 Active


6 Beds 7 Baths 6,090 SqFt 166.830 Acres

Mar-Lyn Arabian Farm The classic colonial of Mar-Lyn Arabian Farm is sited high on the farm's 93+/- acres for one to enjoy views of the Bull Run Mountains to the east and the farm's gently rolling land, stocked pond, and stable to the north and west. The home was built in 1980, using superior materials and craftsmanship and fronts on Zulla Road. This location affords one easy access to I-66, and the towns of Middleburg, The Plains, Marshall and Warrenton. Mar-Lyn is a wonderful horse property which features a 12-stall stable, 3 fenced paddocks/fields, and is within the Orange County Hunt Territory. Additional features include a dedicated space with electric and sewage hook-up for your RV, a generator for the home, and rebuilt stone walls on 2 sides of the property. The home and barn each has their own well and septic. With substantial frontage on Zulla Road, the entry is marked by stone posts. As one ascends the driveway to the home, it transitions to brick pavers from pea gravel; the pavers continue to the garage and the front courtyard. This home was built to last with brick and block construction and features over 4,000 square feet of finished living area on the upper three levels, with an additional 1,600 sq. ft. unfinished on $4,500,000 Active

3830 ZULLA RD THE PLAINS, Virginia

5 Beds 5 Baths 4,166 SqFt 93.920 Acres

Greenfields is an historic Southern Albemarle hunting & farming estate ideally suited to outdoor enthusiasts incl' equestrians, wing shooters (turkey, dove, ducks, released quail), deer hunters & anyone who might want to take advantage of the fertile croplands.  The centerpiece of this storied property is a c.1905 manor home offering 12ft ceilings, incredible woodwork, massive windows, endless fireplaces & also modern luxuries incl' his & per primary suite bathrooms & an expansive, modern kitchen.  There are 3 modern, 1 bedroom aprtmnts in excellent cond. for guests or staff.  In an area of noted farms & estates 25 mins from Charlottesville. Along Ballenger Creek sits the remains of Boiling Springs Grist Mill (photos in slide show), constructed in 1780 to grind local landowners' corn & whole wheat w/ millstones imported from Italy. During the Civil War Sherman's troops intended to burn the mill down however then owner WH 'Buck' Langhorne's slave Peter Jefferson poignantly & successfully pleaded that it be spared.  The mill & Greenfields Farm have been owned or visited by many prominent Virginians well into the mid 1900's incl. Nancy Astor, 1st female member of the English House of Commons. 2 div. rights. Add'l 258 acres avail. $4,250,000 Active


4 Beds 4.5 Baths 9,623 SqFt 495.400 Acres

Unique offering in Fauquier County with many opportunities for ecotourism, agritourism, productive agriculture, conservation programs, and easement tax credits. Evergreen Hollow is comprised of nearly 162 acres of verdant and serene Virginia countryside with an abundance of wildlife, lush green fields, and wooded trails. The historic Evergreen 1859 farmhouse was once referred to as the Virginia "White House" and was home to the Hunton family from 1745 to 1809, Huntons were a founding family of Fauquier County. The 6-bedroom home is steeped in history and elegance and would suit as an ideal bed & breakfast, restaurant or wedding/tourism accommodation. There are 2 scenic viewsheds on the back fields and 3 ponds that would be ideal locations for a primary residence or entertaining venue. Of special interest are the summer kitchen and original square stone smokehouse off the kitchen patio. Several outbuildings include a detached garage, original farm granary and barn, and a three-bedroom, one-bath cottage, ideal for income or a farm manager The farm fields provide prime grazing and hay for horses or livestock and there is a 50-acre woodlands teeming with wildlife at the back of the property. The land is currently farmed and has good s $3,995,000 Active

4560 LEE HWY WARRENTON, Virginia

6 Beds 4 Baths 3,720 SqFt 162.180 Acres

These are the finest Charlottesville area farms for sale. The majority are located within an hour of the City of Charlottesville.

About Charlottesville Farms

Charlottesville, Virginia, is not only known for its rich history and picturesque landscapes but also for its thriving agricultural community. The farms in and around Charlottesville play a vital role in the region’s economy, culture, and way of life. From small family-owned operations to larger commercial enterprises, these farms contribute to the diverse array of local produce, meats, and artisanal products available to residents and visitors alike.

One of the most notable aspects of Charlottesville’s farming scene is the strong emphasis on sustainable and organic practices. Many farms in the area have embraced environmentally friendly methods, such as crop rotation, cover cropping, and integrated pest management, to maintain soil health and minimize the use of synthetic chemicals. This commitment to sustainability not only benefits the environment but also ensures that the produce grown in Charlottesville is of the highest quality and flavor.

The farms in Charlottesville offer a wide variety of products, catering to the diverse tastes and needs of the community. Vegetable farms, such as Bellair Farm and Radical Roots Community Farm, grow an assortment of seasonal produce, ranging from heirloom tomatoes and crisp lettuce to sweet potatoes and winter squash. These farms often participate in local farmers’ markets, community-supported agriculture (CSA) programs, and supply fresh ingredients to local restaurants and grocery stores.

In addition to vegetable production, Charlottesville is home to several orchards and fruit farms. Chiles Peach Orchard and Carter Mountain Orchard are popular destinations for locals and tourists alike, offering a chance to pick your own peaches, apples, and other fruits during the harvest season. These orchards also produce a range of value-added products, such as jams, ciders, and baked goods, showcasing the versatility and creativity of the local farming community.

Livestock farming is another essential component of Charlottesville’s agricultural landscape. Farms like Timbercreek Farm and Autumn Olive Farms raise grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, and free-range poultry using humane and sustainable methods. These farms prioritize animal welfare and work to maintain the integrity of the land through responsible grazing practices. By supporting local livestock farms, consumers can access high-quality, ethically raised meats while contributing to the preservation of small-scale agriculture in the region.

Charlottesville’s farming community extends beyond food production, with several farms dedicated to the cultivation of flowers, herbs, and other specialty crops. Brightwood Vineyard and Farm, for example, not only grows grapes for wine production but also maintains a beautiful lavender field that attracts visitors during the summer months. Other farms, such as Fairview Farm Flowers and Harmony Hill Farm, specialize in cut flowers, providing fresh, locally grown blooms for weddings, events, and everyday enjoyment.

The farms in Charlottesville also play a crucial role in educating the public about the importance of sustainable agriculture and the value of supporting local producers. Many farms offer tours, workshops, and events that allow visitors to learn about the farming process, connect with the land, and gain a deeper appreciation for the work that goes into producing our food. By fostering these connections between farmers and consumers, Charlottesville’s agricultural community helps to build a more resilient and engaged local food system.

In conclusion, the farms of Charlottesville, Virginia, are a vital part of the region’s identity, contributing to its economic stability, environmental stewardship, and cultural richness. Through their commitment to sustainable practices, diverse product offerings, and community engagement, these farms demonstrate the power of local agriculture to nourish both people and the land.

As Charlottesville continues to grow and evolve, its farming community will undoubtedly remain a cornerstone of the region’s character and a source of pride for its residents.

If you have an interest in purchasing a Charlottesville farm, let me know. I live on a small Ivy farm.