Historic House Listings

‘Bogota’, circa 1845. This Virginia farm is quite possibly the most amazing home I have featured on here!!

April 8, 2018

Not kidding when I say this, but this is the most amazing house and property I have ever seen. The original features in the home are in impeccable condition. And those views! Imagine waking up to that everyday! There was even a Civil War skirmish on the property.

‘Bogota’ was built in 1845 and is located on 50 acres in Port Republic, Virginia. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms and 7,075 square feet. $1,495,000

From the Zillow listing:


Bogota, one of the Valley’s most noted properties, includes a magnificent, c. 1845, comprehensively renovated, brick manor w/ 6 (of 9) working fireplaces & 10-11 ft ceilings, restored bank barn w/ stables, full complement of orig’l dependencies incl’ guest house, on 50 acres fronting the Shenandoah River. Every inch in pristine condition. Staggering mountain views embrace the property on 3 sides. Bogota has been the home and labor of love for respected landscape architect Rachel Lilly for decades. 45 mins to Charlottesville, under 2 hrs- Richmond, 30-Staunton, 20-Harrisonburg, 15 to regional airport (daily flights to Dulles, other major cities). Enthralling! Additional acreage available.


If you go see this one, let them know Old House Life sent you!