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c. 1752 Farmhouse

Warrenton, Virginia 20187

Green View

Parking lot
Parking lot
main pasture
main pasture
Front of the home as seen from the front yard.
Front of the home as seen from the front yard.
Original 1752 fireplace
Original 1752 fireplace
Main house  Terrace side
Main house Terrace side
3br/3b 2 fireplaces 3 story
Front Yard
Front Yard
Virginia Largest Tree Champion "Horse Chestnut"
Virginia Largest Tree Champion "Horse Chestnut"
In front yard, 100 feet from the other state champion tree.
Rental House 2 br/1b 2 bonus rooms
Rental House 2 br/1b 2 bonus rooms
Base of State Champion "English Yew"
Base of State Champion "English Yew"
Huge tree, this is the largest in Virginia and possibly the largest in the U.S. It is 100' feet from the other champion tree.
3 Stories
Bedrooms 3
Full Baths 3
Acres 316


  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Basement
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Dry Basement
  • Galley Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Living room
  • Reader's Loft
  • Utility Room
  • Walk-Up Attic
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Barn
  • Casement windows
  • Circular driveway
  • Driveway - Dirt
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Pond
  • Rear Deck
  • Storage Building
  • Detached Workshop
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Carpet
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • 2 Fireplaces: Wood
  • Jacuzzi
  • Original wood windows
  • Skylight
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wood floors
  • Shingle Roof
  • Central air
  • Dishwasher
  • Heat pump
  • Oil Heating
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • Cast Iron Radiators
  • Hand-hewn Beams
  • Plaster Walls
  • Ripple Glass
  • 125 acres fenced/184 forest
  • 2 stall bank barn 1920's
  • 4 stall horse barn 2008
  • additional rental property
  • currently in cattle
  • graveyard 1800's
  • hay barn/outbuildings
  • Historic bridge 1910
  • original 1752 fireplace
  • original 1752 room
  • remodeled 2007
  • Stone & Hardy Plank exterior
  • upgrades 2007 & roof 2003

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The current cottage is the former kitchen and schoolroom of the main house. The farm served as a refuge for wounded Union Army soldiers during the civil war. The main house burned sometime in the early 1900's. This cottage was built in 1752 and used or occupied until the late 1940's. The current owners purchased it in the early 1950's and moved in a few years later.

Walled graveyard on the property has the graves of the residents during the 1800's and possibly earlier.

This is the home of nationally renowned Landscape Architect, M. Meade Palmer, FASLA. He loved trees and there are a number of interesting specimens on the property, such as Cornus Officiandas, Cornus Kusa, Metasequoia and English Yew.

Of these trees are the Virginia State Champion largest "Horse Chestnut" and the Virginia State Champion largest "English Yew". The yew may also be the largest in the U.S.

Recent Improvements

Roof replaced with 40 yr shingles in 2002

Addition of 3rd floor bedroom and bath and remodel of master bedroom and bath in 2007

Hardy Plank exterior siding was added in 2007. Underneath that siding is wood siding and under that are the original walls. Lower level is below grade with stone walls, second level is probably a mix of 1700's, 1940's and 1960's walls. Interior is plaster. Third level is new as of 2007 with an attic portion from the 1940's.

Archived in February, 2021

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