3970 River Rd, Gladstone, VA 24553

The home at Fernley river mountain views incredible james river

Spectacular hilltop setting high above the James River with incredible mountain views!  Private and secluded.  The new gated entrance boasts a 300 year old sprawling oak.  “Fernley” sits on top of a hill  with long, open views of unspoiled countryside and the Blue Ridge mountains.  This well  appointed home boasts an updated and gracious kitchen with honed granite and a Viking gas range, lots of cabinets and work space.  Windows, windows and more windows with views in every direction.  Open floor plan.  Beautiful hardwood floors and an inviting staircase to the second level.  The Home at Fernley was custom built in 1991.  Filled with light  from dawn to dusk. A newly constructed barn/garage was built in 2005  with two offices that also enjoy the magnificent view.  Home and office both receive 4G internet service.  The barn has 1,250 square feet, standing seam metal roof, 10 ft wide carriage doors and cypress siding.  One third is finished and heated.  Fenced garden space with water.  Perfect for horses and hunting.  A fire pit that sits at maybe the most advantageous setting for relaxing and entertaining while being awed with the surrounding views.   Fernley sits 500 feet above the James River, just two miles from the James River State Park for boating and endless trails to ride , walk, kayak or bike.  The most beautiful and breath taking drive to this estate property is along the James River.   A wide, expansive deck and rocking chair front porch overlook  the river and mountain views.  This home is on the footprint of the original “Fernley” that was built circa 1841.  This is rural Virginia, populated with wildlife, tracts of woodland that have been in the same family for hundreds of years.  Towns of Amherst and Appomattox are 20 minutes away, Lynchburg 45 minutes, Charlottesville one hour and fifteen minutes, Richmond one and a half hours.  Fernley is a country estate and a retreat for your place in life.  It is not easy to leave once you arrive and impossible to forget.

Property Details

Listing Price: $ 674,000
Address: 3970 River Rd
City: Gladstone
State: VA
ZIP: 24553
County: Buckingham
Year Built: 1991
Lot Sq Ft (approx): 2010991
Schools (Elem, Middle, High): Dillwyn Elem, Buckingham Middle, Buckingham County HS
MLS #: 284714
Square Feet: 2680
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.5
Basement: Crawl Space
Garage: Detached oversized 2 car
Lot Acres (approx) : 46.166

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