This 43-acre horse farm and historic manor house are currently on offer for just under $1.7M. How does a property like this still exist in Northern Virginia?

Sit down for this one, folks -- you're not going to believe this listing. The acreage alone, in this location, is worth many times the asking price. Factor in the historic home, outbuildings, and viable farm, and the property at 13613 Holly Ridge Lane in Gainesville, VA, is too good to be true.

First off, check out the timeless architecture of this country manor estate. This is real brick and stone construction, circa 1857, and original stone fireplaces throughout. Beautiful wood floors and enormous rooms were created with a visionary in mind.

Inside, you have room after room to create the house of your dreams. Have you always wanted a formal dining room that seats 12 comfortably? This is the perfect space to have a custom table created for just that vision.

It's not often that I'll feature a fixer-upper, but this kitchen is just begging to be redone. Look at all of that room, though!  You could easily transform it with a huge center island and really customize the adjacent breakfast nook.

Outside, the property has all of the outbuildings necessary to run a thriving horse farm: barns, paddocks, exercise fields, and stables. If you're not into horses, you could easily transform this into an organic garden space, guest houses, or even an alpaca farm! The possibilities are endless!

The best thing about this property is all of the adjacent land. You could really go nuts here and put in a pool, tennis courts, greenhouses ... If you can name it, you've got the room for it! Last but not least, its location guarantees that you're still within a stone's throw of "the city" when you want to get away.

This property is located at 13613 Holly Ridge Lane in Gainesville, VA, and is listed at $1,699,000. For more information, view the original listing by ReMax.

**All photos in this article are courtesy of ReMax.

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