Bespoke Shenandoah Valley Home with Magnificent Mountain Views Introducing Hamatreya, an award-winning custom designed contemporary yet classic, exquisite mountain retreat inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poem of the same name. Situated in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on almost 10 acres overlooking majestic Massanutten Mountain and the lush George Washington National Forest, this spectacular home makes for an unparalleled mountain experience. Showcased in three magazines, this one-of-a-kind green home was architecturally designed with sustainable materials and an energy efficient main house featuring 3 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms that give the feel of individual cabins and a carriage house with a studio apartment with loft above the 2-car garage. Beautiful sunrises and sunsets year-round can be enjoyed either from inside through the expansive windows or from the extensive stone terrace with a built-in wood-burning fireplace and outdoor kitchen. The curvilinear elements that link the main house to the carriage house with a studio apartment and the main living area to the outside create an organic connection to nature. The plan is divided exceptionally well between public and private areas. The expansive great room, kitchen and dining area are well proportioned and clearly defined to the use of interior columns. The exquisite details of this private haven ideal for entertaining with a trademarked name include a custom property emblem designed into the stone and copper-clad fireplace, lighting fixtures, custom furniture and handcrafted pottery. The primary suite is one of three bedrooms in the main house that all enjoy access to an open central great room with a grand stone and copper fireplace and access to the expansive stone terrace with, an outdoor kitchen and fireplace and breathtaking views. The custom cabinetry and bookshelves are made of rare shedua, an impressive, visually stunning exotic wood from Africa, crafted by a world renowned, Charlottesville-based artisan cabinetmaker. All three bathrooms feature log and glass canopies in the tub and shower areas which extend beyond the main exterior wall and Grohe faucets and fixtures, renowned for engineering excellence, superior craftsmanship and known as the choice for discerning homeowners. The primary bathroom includes a whirlpool tub while a secondary bathroom has an extraordinary shower lined with a heated wall of river rock. There is radiant heat throughout main house and carriage house. Custom cabinerty with Hamatreya logo hand crafted by Walter Jaeger of Jaeger & Ernst, Custom Cabinetmakers. Rocky Mount Artisan Hardware Artisan hardware throughout the Main House and the Carriage Houses. The house is built on one of the 5- acre lots. A second home could be built on the other lot that has been perc-tested and included in this sale.
Listing courtesy of TTR Sotheby's International Realty. Contact: (703) 745-1212