Want a year round home that offers guaranteed permanent seclusion, privacy, stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and tranquility? Cool Springs Cottage built in 1892, improved & expanded over the years, is nestled in 10+ acres of woodland with about 2 open acres around the house. There really are views from every window. A gardeners dream w/ many plantings, tall trees, all types of shrubs, new patio, lawn & garden shed plus an equipment & tool shed also a 4 deep 40 x 12 lap pool. House exterior construction freshly painted eye-catching Cinnamon Color Stucco, Hardy Plank & Masonite siding. The metal roof, porch & ramp all replaced June 2018. Charming interior w/ newly refinished pine flooring. 3/4 bed, 2.5 baths, finished attic bonus room with large windows, Liv. Rm. w/ stone fireplace surrounded by custom made book-shelves. Built-in Heatilater. Logs harvested from plentiful wood on property saves BIG on utilities as do Anderson & Pella windows throughout plus 14K LP emergency generator for power outages. Dining room perfect for entertaining enters from liv. Rm. kitchen & an additional sunroom surrounded with tall glass windows & doors (superb natural light currently used as combination sun/plants/office/wine storage room with 2 outside exits to patio & back porch). The utilities are housed in the partial basement w/ concrete floor. Could be used as workshop with both interior & exterior entry. This property faces Holy Cross Abbey a 1200+acre contemplative monastery farm (watch video www.virginiatrappist.org ) & backs up to large cornfield Hike 1 mile to Shenandoah River (great fishing, canoeing & tubing) Ideal commuting 1.9 miles from Rt #7, 38 miles to Dulles airport with not 1 traffic light to go through. Totally protected from future subdivisions: surrounding land is all in agricultural conservation plus famous Civil War Battle of Cool Springs took place in July 1864 mostly on Abbey grounds. Berryville is delightful small town only 7 miles away offering a lively Farmers Market Mar-Oct. The Barns Art & Music & Event Venue, Weekly Auctions, Library, 2 parks both with playgrounds one with tennis, outdoor pool, Community Building w/ Gym, Exercise Center, 2 mile walking/jogging track, baseball, softball & soccer fields & daily Senior Center activities, Ruritan Grounds offers yr. round events like, antique shows, craft events, annual Steam Show, Clarke County Fair every August, Tractor- Pulls. County taxes are low mainly due to only one high school, 1 middle, 3 elementary all built and paid for. Downtown offers several restaurants 2 Italian, 1 Chinese, 1 Mexican, 1 Greek, 4 American: (a) The Grille (b) Boyds Nest (c) Janes Lunch (d) Subway (e) Sweet Basil Thai & McDonalds coming soon.