Pharsalia is a complex of antebellum plantation buildings located near the village of Massie’s Mill in Nelson County, Virginia. The complex is at the base of Priest Mountain on a knoll overlooking the Tye River Valley and was part of the plantation established by William Massie in 1814. The Federal style, frame manor house was … Read more

Skylark Farm

Leslie Cheek Jr. found the property in 1969 in Fauber Farm. He began work on Skylark that same year for a rural retreat. Mr. Cheek, who had studied architecture and stage design at both Harvard and Yale, began sketching rough ideas for the farm. These ideas were later prepared upon more elaborate drawings by Charlottesville … Read more