Brightly Historic Estate

Historic Brightly Estate in Virginia

Brightly, circa 1842,  is a gorgeous historic property consisting of approximately 18 acres in Goochland, VA, between Charlottesville and Richmond.  In addition to the stately brick home, there are several outbuildings, a 2-bedroom guest cottage, stables, and a barn with a huge loft.  Other amenities include run-in sheds and aviary buildings.  Great care has been taken to preserve and enhance the historic components of the property while facilitating the aspects of a working equestrian estate. 

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Brightly features traditional styling and spaces such as a formal living room, formal dining areas, and 5 fireplaces.  Overall there are 4019 sq ft of finished space, which includes a lovely 2-bedroom guest cottage.   The brick 2.5-story Greek Revival home has 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.   A spacious master bedroom has a lovely sitting area plus the master bedroom connects to the adjoining study/library.   There’s a completely updated gourmet kitchen that your cook will love, with granite countertops and plenty of cabinet space.



Historic property lovers appreciate the charm and period authenticity of the white 2-story outbuildings, lovely gardens, and guest house.   The center aisle stable has six 12’x12′ stalls, plus a wash room, feed room, toilet, washer/dryer, and tack room.   There’s a large historic 2-story hay barn with wide doors that will accommodate ample bales of hay on one floor.