Welcome to Greenstone Getaway - a brand new masterpiece of contemporary architecture with magnificent panoramic western mountain views located in Bluemont, Virginia. Peaceful, private, stunning and ideally located on the Western slope of Blueridge mountain road, this residence commands the same acclaimed views as Bear's Den overlook on the Appalachian trail - offering daily breathtakingly beautiful sunsets. Just minutes from Route 7, the award winning Bear Chase Brewing Company, less than an hour's drive to Washington DC, and located just 1/2 mile from Mt Weather FEMA headquarters - one feels worlds away at this pristine, truly a work of art retreat. A nature lover's paradise, and nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, enjoy unobstructed views of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, all the way to the Alleghany mountains. Relish each season's changing foliage, and observe wildlife in their undisturbed habitat.
This spectacular four-bedroom residence was built around a greenstone boulder - visible in the lower level - creating harmony between the natural land and the building. Uniquely designed as a combination of Scandinavian and Japanese design, it is a stellar example of Japandi architecture - the entire residence is a work of art and highlights the beauty of mother nature. This design fusion between building and setting creates the perfect blend of function and form, focusing on clean lines, bright spaces, simplicity - all sustainably designed and built.
The main level has white oak floors milled at Cochran's Lumber in Berryville, Virginia & were finished and sanded in place. The ceiling and beams are constructed of Tennessee Pine, a 2 story wall of Portuguese Cork offers design & function. A stunning double-sided Majestic wood-burning fireplace with a poured-in-place concrete hearth and surround & pocket doors enclose a living room with 3 walls of windows on the North end of the home. A stylish kitchen, dining, and living space comprises the largest area of the main level - with high-end appliances, white quartz countertops, a large waterfall island, custom milled Kabinart Cabinetry from Nashville Tennessee and floor to ceiling windows. The primary bedroom is located on the main level - with private deck and en suite bathroom with radiant heated floors , a custom reclaimed wood vanity designed by Dave Jones of Brooklyn, New York and large shower room of porcelain tile with soaking tub.
A gorgeous floating staircase with 1/2" tempered glass leads to the lower level. The home is passive solar in design, built into the side of the mountain to retain coolness in the summer and warmth in the winter. The centerpiece of the lower level and true heart of the home is the natural greenstone boulder which has existed in this location for millions of years, the house was designed and built around this boulder. The "boulder" room enjoys built in seating, shelves, windows, and glass door to the patio and spa. A large second and third bedroom with windows, doors to the patio and attractive wabi sabi concrete floors are also located on the lower level. Bedroom three has ensuite bath with heated towel rack and kitchenette - making it the perfect guest suite. A dedicated laundry room, and flexible bonus 4th bedroom/office/studio/gym space are also located on the lower level. A handsome flagstone patio with stepable plantings that will flourish in the coming years runs the length of the home. Enjoy sunsets from the 8 person Jacuzzi spa, outdoor fires, upper level decks and views for miles and miles. The rear yard provides an excellent location for future pool - endless possibilities.
Bluemont, Virginia straddles Loudoun & Clarke Counties. Bluemont is one of Virginia's most beloved & picturesque villages. Tucked into the side of the Blueridge mountains, Bluemont has a unique protected feeling and was once a popular resort destination in the early 1900's and was the final destination of the W&OD Railroad.