Beautifully sited in the heart of historic Middleburg, this spectacular custom residence offers the utmost in a luxurious and gracious country lifestyle. Wrought iron gates and a long winding brick driveway, lead to this stunning estate of uncompromising quality and extraordinary beauty. Surrounded by brilliant perennial gardens, manicured lawns and towering trees, the main entrance is bordered by stone walls and lush pastures. Distant views of the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains and breathtaking sunsets, create an incredible storybook setting. Upon entering the dramatic entry hall, panoramic views of the property are simply awesome. Every room captures the beautifully landscaped grounds through incredible floor to ceiling windows which bathe the rooms in natural sunlight. Multiple French doors provide access to the wrap around covered decks on every facade. The superbly designed floor plan creates an open and airy feeling of warmth and welcome for family and guests. Meticulously maintained and exquisitely appointed, every detail contributes to its unparalleled beauty. Reclaimed Southern Tobacco hardwood floors grace the main level and authentic wood beams add charm to the expansive open living concept. There are two fireplaces, one is framed by a fabulous stone wall in the main gathering area. The second is the centerpiece of a more formal seating area and complimented by custom bookcases. The main dining area is perfectly located for ease in entertaining, and surrounded by beautiful windows capturing the stunning vistas. There are two areas for informal dining; one is glass enclosed; the second is outside on the screened porch, featuring an electronic roll up/down 12 foot screen. The gourmet country kitchen is complete with premium appliances (Sub-Zero commercial refrigerator, Wolf stove/oven with custom zinc hood) granite countertops and handmade backsplash tiles. There are 2 dishwashers, a huge granite island, 2 pot fillers and a large pantry with a wine refrigerator and separate wine dispenser/preserver. The spacious Primary Suite enjoys sweeping views of the lush fields. It accesses the screened porch for quiet relaxation. The luxurious bath boasts a copper soaking tub, custom cabinetry, heated limestone floors and a walk-in shower. Completing this level is the multi-purpose room with the washer/dryer, a commercial beverage refrigerator, and a pet spa for the family pampered pets! A rear staircase leads to an office suite of approximately 947 square feet. A private outside entrance and a full tiled bath allow this area to be repurposed into a guest suite/or in-law suite. Fiber optic cable is available for internet access. Below is the heated and air conditioned 3 bay garage with epoxy flooring. The second level of the main residence is accessed by a stunning two- story staircase with antique balusters. It leads to a sitting room shared by the 3 spacious bedrooms, all with en suite baths and custom walk in closets. A second laundry room is located here. The lower walk out level offers a recreation room with a beverage unit, an exercise room, 2 finished storage rooms and a full tiled bath. Adjacent is the lower level 2 or 3 bay garage with epoxy finished flooring. A gated entrance at the rear of the property leads to an extraordinary custom 3 stall stable. It features rubber pavers, imported European oak fronted Dutch doors, ceiling fans and a full ceiling insect spray system. Also includes a conditioned tack room, wash stall, a hay loft, and an upstairs feed and storage area, plus a full bathroom. Four board fenced paddocks and two run-in sheds make this a haven for equestrians. There is Wi-Fi access plus video surveillance cameras, which allow observation from the house or cell phone at all times. A complete restoration was undertaken in 2014-2016. It was redesigned and expanded completely from the studs, with a new foundation, up to the roof, and increased the square footage to 11,736 square feet.