Welcome to Virginia’s most expensive old house listing! North Wales was built in 1776. It is located on 1,471 acres in Warrenton, Virginia. Originally built for William and Ann Allason. William was a successful merchant. In 1815 the home appraised for $1,500 making it one of the ten most valuable properties in the county. In 1914 it sold to a Edward M. Weld, a Harvard educated Wall Street Broker, for $20,000. He transformed the estate into an equestrian estate. This home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Virginia Landmark Property. Twenty-three bedrooms, sixteen bathrooms and 25,939 square feet. $29,950,000
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From the Zillow listing:
Unparalleled in its beauty and charm, this historic, circa 1776, 1,471 acre Virginia estate is surrounded by breathtaking rural countryside, yet is less than one hour to our Nation s Capital and 45 minutes to Dulles International Airport. The stately Georgian-style manor house is one of America s great homes and is situated in a private park-like setting with vistas reminiscent of the English countryside. Estate dependencies include a two-story Georgian Revival-style stone carriage house, farm and equestrian improvements, a guesthouse, additional residences and a shooting preserve, all adding to the property s unique character and distinction. Listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register, as well as under a preservation easement, this extraordinary property is in excellent condition and is a rare offering of a National treasure.
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