One of the most persistent and well-liked styles in the United States, Georgian-style homes can actually be found all over the world. With ties to historic English architect, Sir Christopher Wren, Georgian homes are applauded for the use of symmetry, decorative design elements and classic proportions in their construction. Let’s explore a few exclusive Georgian homes from around the world.
$12,800,000 USD | Crozet, Virginia | Frank Hardy Sotheby’s International Realty
With dramatic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this extraordinary country estate in the heart of Central Virginia offers 870 acres of flawless natural beauty. The brick Georgian main residence has 10,797-square-feet of elegant living space generously spread over 20 rooms, all thoughtfully arranged on four floors. A heated indoor pool area offers year-round enjoyment and a large fireplace. The main residence is complemented by a collection of guest and staff properties which include a renovated 4,754-square-foot, four-bedroom farm manager’s home, frame house, farmer’s house, tenant house, and cottage on the hill. Mount Air is an operating farm that is well suited for livestock, equestrian, vineyards and ecotourism.
R 32 000 000 ZAR | Guateng, South Africa | Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty
This modern Georgian home is a perfect symmetry of proportions with double volumes and an exquisite array of top quality finishes throughout. Five spacious reception areas including a formal lounge, family room, dining room that opens to an enormous patio, pool and manicured, low-maintenance garden are among this residence’s offerings.
$29,500,000 USD | Greenwich, Connecticut | Sotheby’s International Realty – Greenwich Brokerage
Set on over five-acres, this magnificent stone Georgian resides on coveted Clapboard Ride Road, in Greenwich. Architectural details and tasteful refinements suggest Pre-war substance and quality, while the house features modern amenities spread out over four floors. The property features an elegant living room with two fireplaces, paneled library, formal dining room and family room with vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace.
6 300 000 $ CAD | Toronto, Canada | Sotheby’s International Realty Canada
Encompassing nearly 5,400-square-feet of living space, this gracious Georgian home speaks of refined family living. Sophisticated living and dining rooms can be found on the first floor, while six-bedrooms, paneled library and office are upstairs. The home also features an urban garden and covered stone terrace on the grounds.