Owned by renowned business leader Sheila Johnson, the acclaimed Salamander Resort & Spa is located on 340 picturesque acres in the historic village of Middleburg, which was founded in 1787. A magnificent country manor-inspired property, the resort is just a short stroll from the village and surrounded by traditional horse farms and 50 wineries within an hour’s drive.
Salamander’s expansive grounds also feature miles of hiking and biking trails, indoor and outdoor pools, a zip-line course, tennis courts, a putting green, and plenty of opportunities to gather friends and family while still having plenty of open-air spaces. The resort has garnered worldwide acclaim for its superior service, horse country-inspired design, luxurious accommodations, lavish Salamander Spa, exceptional dining, and one of the nation’s finest equestrian centers.
Salamander Residences: New Luxury Homes, or Second Homes…
Nestled in the heart of horse and wine country, Residences at Salamander is offering 49 built-for-sale estate homes are in two distinct neighborhoods: The Stables and The Vineyards. Surrounded by rolling pastures, protected old growth forestry and framed by the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the available built-for-sale offerings are anchored by homesites ranging from 0.4 to 1.3 acres and are positioned to capitalize on the gorgeous surrounding panoramas. Between the views and the services offered by the resort, you are sure to love these new residences.
Ranging from 3,500 to 5,500 square feet of living space, each residence is elegantly appointed with French Oak flooring, Quartzite and Black Slate countertops, designer tiling, high ceilings, expansive windows, and a master chef’s appliance suite. A thoughtful pairing of indoor/outdoor living spaces encourages daily connection to the natural world across all four seasons. And, for those that choose to do so, Owners may add their home to Salamander Resort’s luxury rental program. Prices begin at $2.3 million.
Salamander Residences: A Perfect Collaboration…
Sheila Johnson is a renowned business leader and the only African-American woman to own a Five-Star resort (Salamander Hotels & Resorts) and three professional sports team (Washington’s Capitols, Wizards and Mystics) who has partnered with South Street Partners, the highly regarded private equity real estate investment firm with over $1 billion of assets under management who specialize in the development and management of luxury resorts and residential private club communities.
Salamander Hotels & Resorts and South Street Partners have built a talented team including multiple award-winning firms Thomas Pheasant Architects, Mark P. Finlay Architects, Thomas & Denzinger Architects, and J. Banks Design Group to ensure a magnificent community-wide aesthetic. Castlerock Enterprises, led by Gretchen Yahn, has been awarded four of the five most prestigious custom, residential building awards in the industry, and Mark Permar, Inc., has served as the master land planner for Kiawah Island for the last 35 years.
This new offering represents the culmination of Johnson’s vision of a residential community that fully connects with the vibrant life of her resort, realized by this collaboration with South Street Partners, known for their best-in-class real estate developments including Kiawah Island Club and The Cliffs.
“When I first imagined Salamander Resort & Spa, I drew upon the authentic architecture of my own nearby horse farm for inspiration,” said Johnson. “My intent was to create a residential community that fully connected with the vibrant life of the resort, and I’m thrilled to find a real estate development partner like South Street which shares my passion for excellence. Salamander is my vision brought to life and I’m excited to now share it with others.”
“For generations, families have been drawn to Middleburg’s mystique and its renowned equestrian and wine country lifestyle,” said Chris Randolph, Partner at South Street. “We are excited to partner with Sheila on this long-awaited offering in this area. We feel confident our background in resort real estate development paired with Sheila’s gracious hospitality and Salamander’s amenities offers an opportunity that will never again be replicated in the Greater Washington D.C. area.”
Salamander Residences: A Beautiful Place to Call Home…
A storied village, Middleburg has retained much of its original stone architecture and all of its charm. National landmarks dot the streets of the quaint hamlet, a historic draw for luminaries including Jacqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor and the Firestone family. Recognized for decades for its world-class equestrian culture, fox hunts and galas, the region has also garnered acclaim for its burgeoning vineyards, distinguished antique shops, Gold Cup steeplechases and events like the Middleburg Film Festival. Geographically, the village is only a 30-minute drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, and just 60 minutes from Washington, D.C.
Owners at Residences at Salamander will enjoy benefits and services at Salamander Resort & Spa including 24-hour concierge service, room service, overnight accommodation preferred rates, and member discounts on Salamander’s dining, spa and other resort activities, as well as exclusive perks and privileges at acclaimed local venues including golf at The Club at Creighton Farms and RdV Vineyards. And, when not in residence, Owners may choose to add their home to the rental program available through the Salamander Resort & Spa.
Salamander Residences: Our Favorite Featured Residence…
While all the plans have something to unique to offer the future residences, this one really grabbed our attention with a great layout for families and for those entertaining since we know that you will have a lot of friends and family wanting to visit when you live at The Salamander Residences. This is “Option A” at The Stables…
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