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.
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.
GUEST HOUSE, STABLE, AND OUTBUILDINGS
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.