Ashton Farm

3389 Slate Mills Road • Sperryville

$399,000 CWR Listing Inactive
The home sits on a gentle knoll at the base of Walden Mountain.
It’s hard to beat an old fashioned front porch for sitting, relaxing, reading and casual visiting.
The family room includes a brick hearth and chimney for a wood stove. There is nothing better than the welcome warmth of a wood stove on cold winter days.The wood floor in the family room is reclaimed wood from a pre-civil war bridge in Savannah. The brick, stone and marble hearth is a unique design and the brick chimney matches the hearth in design.
The original farmhouse was enlarged with a kitchen/family room addition on the back. It is comfortable, open and spacious with plenty of natural light.
The kitchen opens to both the dining room and family room so it is well integrated into the living spaces. The entire first floor has a great flow for entertaining and family gatherings.
The living room opens to the center hallway and is well lit with southern light.
The dining room is opposite the living room. It’s a beautifully designed space, perfect for dinner parties and family meals.
The living room opens to the center hallway and is well lit with southern light.
This spacious upstairs bedroom is a quiet and serene place that has plenty of room for a sitting area or exercise/yoga space.
Unlike bedrooms in many older houses, this home has plenty of closet space.
This smaller room is a fine guest room.
This is the larger of the two additional upstairs rooms.
A large 2 car garage adds plenty of extra storage space.
Just outside of the kitchen there is a stone lined garden of herbs, flowers and perennials for a quick bouquet and fresh seasonings.
From this view you can see the farm buildings that cluster around the main house.
The property is completely fenced and crossed fenced. Handy out buildings provide storage and shelter for animals, feed and equipment.
A large barn waiting to be put to use.
With Board fencing and cross fencing, the property is ideal for horses.
The property has broad fields of lush pasture land.
The property is fenced and cross-fenced.
A good sized front yard is separated from the pasture land in front of the home.
A magnificent shade tree stands in the yard near the home.
Beds 3
Baths 2
Acres 16.2
Sq Ft 2,260

About the Property

Ashton Farm is an idyllic country farm located in a small dell at the base of Walden Mountain. The heart of the property is a historic 3 bedroom farmhouse that has been lovingly updated to make it comfortable and convenient for everyday use. The 16 acre property is fenced, cross-fenced and perfectly suited for small farm use with a stable, barn and several other outbuildings.

The 2,260 square foot home with a bright new kitchen that opens to a fabulous family room on one side and a demure formal dining room on the other. This opened up floor plan has an excellent flow for entertaining and relaxing. The reclaimed wood floor in the family room is from a pre-civil war bridge in Savannah. Opposite the dining room, a more formal front room shines with built in shelving, warm wood floors and wonderful finishing flourishes. There is a full bath on the first floor.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms and a full bath. The expansive master bedroom is large enough to be furnished as a bedroom, sitting room and exercise/yoga area combined. A smaller guest room, a good-sized third bedroom and a large linen closet complete the second floor.

The home has a delightful front porch that is shaded by an old maple and overlooks the front lawn and fenced pastures beyond. An ample two-car garage is conveniently located just behind the house, creating a private courtyard area.

The property was a working apple orchard in the 1930s and traces of old apple trees are still in evidence. Most recently the farm has been used for pleasure horses and cattle and sheep production. Included is a solid old barn, several other dependencies and a three stall stable. The property is well organized for equestrian uses and it is ideal for grapes or other specialty agriculture. In addition there are two wells on the property, which will provide plenty of water for any irrigation purposes.

The property has an excellent location, about five miles from Old Rag Mountain and a 10 minute drive to the Shenandoah National Park which offers an amazing array of waterfalls, canyons, trails and hikes. It is also an easy 15 minute drive to Culpeper. It is convenient to the town of Sperryville (about 10 minutes) and Charlottesville (about 45 minutes) and only about 1.5 hours to Washington DC. Rappahannock County has many fine restaurants and wineries that will allow you an array of great activities every weekend.

The home and property are in excellent condition so you can move right in — it’s easy and peaceful and always fun enjoying the ever changing views.


  • Built 1920
  • Main Floor Bedroom: No
  • Garage: Yes
  • HOA: No


Additional Details

MLSCWR Exclusive
Price $399,000
Acres 16.2
Living Area 2,260
Levels 2
Exterior Wood Siding
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2 Full
Heat Type Heat Pump
Heat Fuel Electric
Cool Type Central Air Conditioning
Cool Fuel Electric
Water Well
Taxes $2,158

Additional Details