April Hill, a meticulously restored Greek Revival with privacy, guest house, swimming pool and spectacular views. See the supplement for details. April Hill is a meticulously restored New England compound with privacy and spectacular views. The main house, a Greek Revival structure with later additions, is nestled on a rise with mature trees framing pastoral vistas in every direction.
The graciously proportioned rooms are infused with period details and natural light. An attractive entrance hall opens on to all the common rooms — formal dining room with arched niche and distant views, large sun-flooded living room with fireplace, mahogany paneled library with fireplace and French doors to courtyard gardens. The state-of-the-art kitchen includes far-reaching views enjoyed from the work stations as well as the dining area and comfortable seating flanking the fireplace.
On the second floor, the gracious landing leads to the master bedroom with tray ceiling, fireplace, seating area, fitted dressing room and en suite bathroom. The guest wing has three additional bedrooms each with tray ceilings, en suite baths and wonderful views of the mountains and courtyard gardens.
The cottage has a full kitchen, changing room, airy bedroom, two full baths and living room overlooking the swimming pool with its boxwood terraces and meadow views.
Beautifully manicured grounds include a courtyard with pergola and shade-dappled terrace, each with lovely perennial gardens. Old stone walls, impressive specimen trees and terraced lawns overlooking pastures, fields, surrounding mountains and pond.
In addition, the property includes a charming potting shed, with ample storage and garden views, the former dairy, and a large barn.
This fine Richmond estate has been renovated to today's highest standards — stately, grand and extremely livable.