This exquisite year around estate nestled behind a stone wall is just down the hill from the famous Buena Vista Hotel that once stood proudly on the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Blue Ridge Summit area. This area is dotted with estates from the turn of the century that rarely hit the market and this is one of a few in immaculate condition. Tastefully balanced is the new with the old and the custom work blends with the original period design flawlessly.
This 1902 cedar shake shingle home welcomes you with a beautiful living room, grand columns, and classic hardwood floors stretching throughout the main level. Vast entryways are perfect for entertaining or for relaxing in the natural light pouring in through the diamond wood pained windows.
The dining room and the den both feature gas fire places. Custom built book cases and cabinets add to the wow factor of the den and a massive 5 foot pocket door can separate your dining area to enhance your atmosphere. From the dining room and den, glass French doors lead out to the beautiful 40 foot screened porch with mountain views. Meals throughout the summer are enjoyed on the porch as well as relaxing on the swing or reading quietly surrounded by nature.
Adjacent to the dining room, the original kitchen cabinets are matched perfectly with custom cabinets for more space. Corian countertops, an island, and glass cabinetry give this turn of the century home some modern touches.
Step through the convenient mudroom, to this homes unique summer kitchen. Uses for this space are endless and exciting to have.
Ascend the dual staircase to 4 generous size bedrooms true to the era with a large central common area. Two renovated full bathrooms and more diamond wood pained windows with mountain views await you. The third level has 3 more bedrooms and a full bath with a claw foot tub, pull chain toilet, and separate shower sure to be enjoyed by family and guests.
The well-lit basement laundry room with workbench and half bath can also be used a a craft room. The cement floor underneath the screened in porch allows for storage or large woodworking equipment. This home for all seasons welcomes family and friends for skiing or tubing at close by slopes during the winter as well as near by restaurants in Waynesboro, Fairfield, Gettysburg, PA or Frederick, MD. Within a few miles, the Monterey Country Club Golf Course and the Carroll Valley Golf Course are both open for public play.
A two car detached garage with workbench, paved drive, small fish pond, gated garden, flowering bushes, and mature trees flood your senses with beauty on the outside of this well maintained timeless estate called “Mont Chalet.”