On a broad, private Piedmont plateau the manor at Marsh Run enjoys a masterful view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. In 1940, R. Donald Worth and his wife Phyllis Hartman Worth left White Plains, NY to raise their daughters in the Virginia countryside. Mr. Worth was a director of the local bank, an amateur painter, a foxhunting enthusiast and MBH of the Somerset Bassetts. On arrival from New York Mr. Worth began construction of their home on the site selected by Mrs. Worth. While living at nearby Blue Run Farm they undertook construction of the Marsh Run manor in the Neo-Classical Foursquare style from the design of Charlottesville Architect E.E. Burruss (1892-1981). The present owner acquired the farm in 1999 and undertook a complete
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