On Sept. 14, the 411-acre Virginia Clifton Farm was sold at auction for $7.48 million to an undisclosed buyer. Listing broker Hall and Hall oversaw the auction. Seller Brent Mercke purchased the property in 2014 for $4.3 million. Located 60 miles from Washington, D.C., Clifton Farm has a rich historical tradition, including close ties to the family of George Washington and serving as a strategic location during the Civil War. The Manor House, built in 1833 in a classical revival architecture style with 12-foot ceilings, has been updated with modern conveniences. Highlights include a renovated kitchen, curved pool and in-pool hot tub, and a tennis court. Operation facilities include four barns, three silos, and a 15-bay machine shed. Included in the sale was the transfer of 100 percent of the seller’s owned mineral rights. Read more HERE.