106 Pine Lane • Fork Union, Virginia 23055 • $375,000


405-J North Hamilton Street


Custom built in 1973, this single-owner Mid-Century Modern treasure is an indigenous interpretation
of Frank Lloyd Wright’s livable Prairie Style. Well sited amidst seven private acres, it’s an exemplar
of the style with deep overhangs, earthy materials including gorgeous brick and slate, an organic
open floor plan, and walls of glass that bring the outside in.

LEGAL: WB 38-363  51-3-5C, 51-3-5A, 51-3-5E, 51A-A-1A,51A-1-10,51A-13-A, 51A-1-8
BUILT IN: 1973
HVAC: 2 Trane heat pumps   
HOT WATER Bradford-White 50 gal Electric   
SQUARE FOOTAGE: 2,520 as per appraiser
TAXES: $2,735 (2014)
PRICE: $375,000


FrontExterior Entrance: The front approach up the long driveway gently winds through private woodsy acreage as it circles a large wooded and naturalized island scattered with azaleas. To the left there is a two-car parking pad and a curved driveway extension to the two-car brick-and-slate garage, which is also heated and cooled. Back at the front walkway, a three-light carriage light and lamppost stands at the beginning of the brick edged 4’6” wide slate walkway. Two tiers of large slate slabs form the 16’ wide front landing at the welcoming double front doors, flanked by the 4’ wide oversized sidelights.

Front Entrance Hall:   17’ x 5’4” ~ Light pours in through the 4’ wide oversized sidelights flanking the double doors. Wide opening to the Great Room with its Living and Dining Areas, open to the Kitchen and to the Side Hall, stairs to the Second Floor. Coat closet with two shelves and a hanging rod. Recessed lights. Hardwood floor.

Living AreaGreat Room:   27’6” x 13’6” ~ With a long wall of windows, this multi-purpose room has large Living and Dining Areas. The wood-burning fireplace and its “floating” slate hearth are set on a brick chimney breast and centered between a pair of 9’ wide three-light oversized windows which draw the outside in and captivate conversation. Recessed lights. Open to Eat-in Kitchen. Hardwood floor.





Kitchen:   22’6” x 16’6” ~ Both sides of the Kitchen have beveled white Corian countertops, one L-shaped with a Breakfast Bar overhang.  Efficient galley-style working area is 15’ x 9’4”. White wood shadow panel wall cabinets with brushed nickel hardware. Floor-to-ceiling pantry cabinet with five roll-out trays. Multiple under-counter cabinets and drawers. Halogen under-cabinet lights.  Beveled leaded glass decorative panel over sink.  White ceramic tile backsplash, diagonally laid, with a border. Stainless downdraft Jenn-Aire electric four-burner range. Stainless Whirlpool Accubake convection wall oven. Amana dishwasher with black glass front. Double bowl stainless sink with Euro-style faucet, sprayer, soap dispenser, and Emerson disposer. Eat-in area at far end of room with brushed nickel five-light frosted glass chandelier. Open to Family Room. Hardwood floor.

Side Hall: 17’ long ~ Open to Front Hall and to Eat-in Kitchen. Recessed light and rheostat. Trane programmable thermostat. ADT security control panel box. Doors to Master Bedroom and to Master Bath. Hardwood floor.

Master Bedroom: 15’7” x 12’ 6” ~ Two 6’ wide closets, each with double bi-fold doors, shelves and hanging rods. Recessed lights. 9’ wide triple glass panel with sliding door and screen door to outside steps and a wide slate walkway to rear of house as well as a view of the woods to the side. Door to Side Hall and to Master Bath. Hardwood floor.

Master Bath - 1st Room:   13’ x 9’ ~ Vanity with a 6’ slate countertop and ceramic sink. Pair of mirrored front sliding door medicine cabinets above backsplash, Hollywood lights and 6’ wide mirror to ceiling. Built-in full-length mirror on back of door to Side Hall. Recessed light, art spot light. Robe hooks. 5’ wide fiberglas stall shower with seat, two privacy glass sliding doors, Moen faucet. Separate toilet room with phone jack. 12” ceramic tile floors. Louvered door to 2nd  Room of Master Bath.

2nd Room: 14’ x 13’ ~ Vanity with a 6’ formica counter and oval ceramic sink. Hollywood lights and 6’ wide mirror to ceiling. Under-counter niche for vanity stool. Floor-to-ceiling storage cabinet. 6’ wide closet with shelves and hanging rod. Jacuzzi whirlpool tub with waterfall spout, corner setting with a wide surround of 6” ceramic tile and five oversized windows on two sides. Private view of natural woodsy landscape. Broan vent fan with lights. Walk-in 6’ x 6’ closet with built-in floor-to-ceiling storage unit with shelves and drawers. Shelf and hanging rod. Double robe hooks. 12” ceramic tile floors. Louvered door to 1st Room of Master Bath.

Family Room: 19’6” x 13’7” ~ Slate threshold at 9’ wide opening to Eat-in Kitchen. Exposed brick wall. Floor-to-ceiling built-in bookcase with wet bar, media center, recessed lights, glass shelves, and under-counter cabinets. Huge skylight. Pair of 11’6” wide sliding French doors with oversized sidelights to Deck. Open to Study/Office. Aprilaire humidifier. Wide board pegged hardwood floor.

Study/Office: 13’8” x 10’ ~ Exposed brick wall. Four oversized windows. Pair of 9’ wide sliding French doors by Andersen with oversized sidelights to Deck. Surrounded by glass, the natural light and the landscape views flood in - of the woods to the side and of the trellised brick walkway to the garage to the rear. Open to Family Room. Wide board pegged hardwood floor. 


Hall: Overhead light with rheostat. Rodgers thermostat. Full-height 8’8” wide under-eave closet with double bi-fold doors and five shelves. Doors to both Bedrooms and Full Bath. Hardwood floor.

Second Bedroom (Left):   14’ x 12’6” ~ Pair of deep 6’ wide closets with double bi-fold doors, lights, shelves, and hanging rods. Contemporary sconce between closets. Triple casement windows. Hardwood floor.

Full Bath:  9’ x 5’ ~ Vanity with slate countertop, ceramic sink. Decorative glass medicine cabinet, and mirror. Fiberglas tub/shower. Nutone vent fan. Ceramic tile floor.    

Third Bedroom (Right):   14’ x 10’3” ~ Pair of deep 5’ wide closets with double bi-fold doors, shelf, and hanging rod. Contemporary sconce between closets. Triple casement windows. Hardwood floor.


Hall:  Overhead lights. Closet with two shelves and hanging rod. Doors to Party/Rec Room, Utility/Storage Room, and Media Room. Painted concrete floor.

Party/Rec Room:   27’ x 15’ ~ Kitchenette at far end includes Whirlpool electric range, stainless double bowl sink with Moen faucet and sprayer, GE dishwasher,  and GE refrigerator/freezer. Recessed lights, central vacuum outlet.  Hunter thermostat and baseboard heater. Door to Utility/Storage Room. Exterior 9-light raised panel door and  oversized sidelight opens into outside brick stairwell. Stucco walls, painted concrete floor.

Utility/Storage Room:   13’ x 11’ ~ Trane heat pumps. Bradford-White 50 gallon electric hot water heater. Nutone central cleaning system canister. Three electrical panel boxes. Sandyvite 3 sump pump.  Multiple wall shelves and hooks. Overhead light.

Full Bath /Laundry Area:   10’8” x 8’6” ~ Fiberglas stall shower with Shower Massage showerhead. Nutone vent fan with timer. Wall-mounted sink. Maytag Dependable Care washer, GE Profile dryer. Wall cabinets for storage. 5’ wide closet with pair of bi-fold doors, shelf and hanging rod. Ceramic tile floor.

Media Room:   25’ x 13’3” ~ Wood-burning fireplace with “floating” hearth. Recessed lights, central vacuum outlet. Hunter thermostat and baseboard heater. Stucco walls, painted concrete floor.


Front: Center island in driveway is woodsy and naturalized with azaleas. Formal garden in front of house has English boxwood, dogwood, dwarf Japanese maple as well as azaleas, liriope, and lavender. Large rocky outcropping shares its space with periwinkle. Accent lighting.

Rear: Completely woodsy and natural, with scattered daffodils.

Left Side: Trane XE 1000 Weather-Tron heat pump.  Trane XR heat pump. Plantings include andromeda and ferns.

DeckDeck: 34’6” x 20’ irregular ~ with 26 running feet of built-in bench seating and four built-in planter boxes. Aggregate stepping stones to a pea gravel path bordered by landscape timbers leads to the Artist’s Studio on the right; trellised slate roofed walkway leads to the Garage on the left.




Artists StudioArtist’s Studio:   26’ x 11’ ~ Brick and slate miniature version of Main House. Baseboard heat. GE Superline air conditioner wall unit. Running water, lights. Electrical panel box. Five oversized windows. Concrete floor. 





GarageGarage:   26’ x 26’ ~ Two- car. Paneled  walls. Two electric garage doors, each with a ½ hp LiftMaster opener. Three baseboard heaters. Four oversized windows. Overhead lights. Electrical panel box. Phone jack. Painted concrete floor. Nine-light raised panel door to trellised walkway to Main House.





  • Architecturally significant  vernacular interpretation of Prairie Style
  • Organic, open layout perfect for entertaining
  • 7+ acres of peace and quiet; rural yet in the heart of the small community of Fork
    Union – 45 minutes from downtown Charlottesville,  an hour from Richmond
  • Quality construction with brick and Buckingham slate
  • Deep overhangs on all four sides and oversized windows that offer an abundance of
    natural light
  • Impressive brick and slate outbuildings: 2-car heated and cooled Garage and a heated and cooled Artist’s Studio with water and electric service
  • Large first floor Master Suite with huge two-room Master Bath including multiple closets, Jacuzzi tub and separate stall shower
  • Two additional Bedrooms and a full bath upstairs
  • Enormous Lower Level finished space with dedicated exterior door, full bath, and kitchenette - perfect for visiting children or grandchildren, an au pair, or as a rental
  • Central vacuum system; sump pump



Dede Deane Irwin   804-301-7808
Associate Broker, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Lisa Ruffin Harrison   804-337-2578
Realtor, ABR, e-PRO, GRI

Joyner Fine Properties   804-270-9440
319 Maple Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23226


All information contained herein was obtained from sources deemed reliable but no warranty is intended, either expressed or implied. All measurements are approximate.