Stroll Through a Virginia Horse-Country Estate
Mount Fair—a property that dates back to 1747—is one of the best-preserved antebellum farms in Albemarle County, Virginia. The architect Mark P. Finlay recently completed a renovation and expansion of the primary home, built in 1848, and its outbuildings. “We do not put our fingerprints on an antique home; rather, we magnify the imprint of its originators,” writes Finlay in his new book, Country Houses: The Architecture of Mark P. Finlay. Here, he swings open the gates to Mount Fair. Click through to take a tour.