Site Description and Improvements

The neighborhood consists of large parcels of land, often including various uses such as equestrian, vineyard, farm to table restaurants and inns.  The site makes up seven contiguous parcels of land.  The winery is on the 231.96 acre parcel, and includes 23 acres of grapevines surrounded by deer fencing.  Additionally, there is one large, and several smaller parcels that total 127 acres.  The larger parcel is mostly open land, whereas the smaller parcels are long and narrow wood lots, and back up to Short Hill Mountain range to approximately 1200 feet above sea level.  The combined area is 358.96 acres.  The topography is generally level starting on Mountain Road, and slopes up sharply about 1/2 way up to the western ridge line of the property.  The Property is Zoned Agriculture/Residential (AR-1).  The property is under a Land Trust Easement to include three additional building envelopes, and additional tenant homes.  All acreage comes with the opportunity for additional farm structures, and agricultural activities.  Potential for other commercial activities in and around existing winery and tasting room.

Hillside vineyard, gazebo, pond, tasting room, and silo.

Hillside vineyard, gazebo, pond, tasting room, and silo.

The Property is accessed by Mountain road, a well travelled two-lane road connecting to State Route 9 (Charles Town Pike), which connects Northern Portions of Loudoun County, and Maryland.  The winery is accessed by 3500 feet of 15 foot wide private gravel road maintained by the owners.  The site is serviced by on-site drain fields and well.

The Tasting Room, and Winery is a custom built, 1995, Ron Williams Tasting and Event facility.  It is a wood structure, with standing seam metal roof, a masonry foundation with concrete slab.  The Tasting Room, and Winery and Cellar located on the lower level, make up a total of 6,792 SQ.FT., with multiple decks, porches and patios for additional seating (~1200 SQ.FT.).  There is a finished second floor, (1,464 SQ.FT.) which includes a full kitchen and bathroom, plus a large deck, 30’ X 40’, which can, along with the apartment, be converted into an additional tasting area.  The apartment is accessed by a separate interior entry from the 2 car garage entry foyer.  The structure was built with Reward Insulation System, including Geo-Thermal heating and air, plus a generator. 

The Manor House is a 2-story 5 bedroom, 3 full bathrooms, wood frame, with stucco exterior originally built in 1840, with additions added over the years.  The total square footage is 4,226 SQ. FT. above grade with a full unfinished cellar basement.  A separate 2-car garage, and stone storage house is located in the back of the home.

Manor House.

Manor House.

The stable is a 2 stall, 528 SQ.FT. wood barn structure.

Two-stall stable.

Two-stall stable.

 

The Case Storage and Equipment Storage building is a wood frame, metal exterior with a masonry, concrete slab foundation.  It measures 3200 SQ.FT.. and has a corrugated metal roof. Built in 2001, it has 680 SQFT. of Climate controlled enclosed space for wine storage.

Pole Barn, complete with 680 SQFT. with refrigerated case storage.

Pole Barn, complete with 680 SQFT. with refrigerated case storage.

This landmark Winery and Vineyard is among the first few in Loudoun County, and has made its mark in the last decade becoming one of the most sought after for its wine quality, and its beautiful natural farm setting.  

Quick Facts

  • 358.96 Acres (7 Parcels combined) with large pond, 4 small ponds, creeks, and springs.
  • Established and reputable winery and vineyard in Loudoun County.
  • 23 Acres under Vine.
  • Producing Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling, Traminette, Seyval Blanc, Viognier, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc.
  • 12 acres established vines producing 2-5 tons an acre depending on varietal.  Additional vineyards are 3, 2, and 1 year-old.
  • Additional land for planting, up to 100 acres.
  • Winery producing up to 6000 cases a year.
  • Tasting room, and patios and Terraces currently at 6,400SQ.FT., can easily be increased to 9,062 SQ.FT.
  • 750 square feet covered gazebo, with a total of 1900 SQ.FT., with decorative concrete surround.
  • Tasting Room Club Management software and POS systems.
  • Winery equipment including de-stemer with option to crush, sorting table, bladder press, - 16 stainless steel tanks, over 200 French barrels of various ages (new, 1, 2, 3 years, and neutral), fork-lift, 6 stainless steel tanks- 800 to 1300 gallons, 11 stainless steel tanks 550 gallons each, plus small variable capacity tanks.
  • Farm equipment including 2 Kubota tractors, one ATV, one Ford F250 2007, 10000 LBS trailer, plus smaller trailers, shop equipment, compressor, welding machine, small tools, generator.                                                                                                                      
  • Permanent bird netting on all the vineyards.
  • Vineyard equipment: Rinieri Pre pruning equipment, Rinieri edger, Rinieri de-budder, Rinieri de-leafer, Post driver, manure spreader, Cima sprayer 300 Gallons, Auger 6 inches and 12 inches drills, Wood finish mower, Blade for Gravel and snow removal, rototiller. sprayer for weed control, Baiano inter vines tiller.
  • 3200 square feet Pole barn with 680 square feet of climate controlled area.  
  • Out buildings including 2-stall stable.
  • Main house, 5 bedrooms, 4226 sq. ft.
  • Easy access, with frontage road from highway 9 in Hillsborough  
  • Under Land Trust easement, availability of two building envelopes and additional building of tenant homes. All acreage comes with opportunity for additional farm structures, and agricultural activities. Potential for other commercial activities in and around existing winery/tasting room area. 
Aerial view of winery, tasting room, equipment storage barn, and stable.

Aerial view of winery, tasting room, equipment storage barn, and stable.

Business Overview

Case Goods and Bulk

Current inventory in both bulk and case goods exceed 13,800 gallons and 4700 cases of premium wine respectively. Yearly production from 4000-4500 cases/year.

Direct Sales

Direct sales have been the main driving force at the winery and vineyard. With approximately 1600 Club Members and a total of 10,000 tastings conducted on an annual basis, the business is producing  substantial gross income.