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A Historical Stay in Charlottesville at The Clifton, the Former Residence of Thomas Jefferson’s Daughter

Over the past two centuries, The Clifton has welcomed an impressive cast through its doors — starting with its original owners.
The Charlottesville, Va., estate was originally built for Thomas Jefferson’s daughter Martha, and her husband, in 1799. This year, under new ownership, the property has unveiled a complete redesign with hopes of stretching the property’s legacy for years to come.
Coowner Charles D’Angelo already had his eye on the impressive but struggling property when it was put up for sale last year. Along with his brother, the pair purchased The Clifton in December and began a renovation. “We’re not necessarily hotel people,” says D’Angelo. “The first time I saw the property — it’s just stunning. It’s 100 acres of idyllic Virginia countryside with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, there’s a 19-acre lake on the property, and the history — built in 1799, was Thomas Jefferson’s daughter’s home — it was almost like a fantasy,” he continues “But it was also tired — it hadn’t really been done up since the mid Eighties — so it was clearly in need of some love and thoughtfulness. And that was also attractive to me; to really bring a modern take on a historical

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