Restoration: Belle Grove Plantation

Whittington Construction is dedicated to preserving the historic beauty and heritage of the Shenandoah Valley. As a historic restoration/ renovation contractor we are proud of our experience with traditionally built homes that include Victorians, vernacular log houses, and timber framed barns and outbuildings. Our dedicated craftsman specialize in structural repair, preservation, and adding modern efficiencies that do not interfere with historical integrity.

Highlighted Project

Whittington construction was proud to have been selected to work with the National Trust’s Historic Site Fund on the 1797 Belle Grove Plantation, working on barn restoration.

Belle Grove is located in the northern Shenandoah Valley near Middletown, Virginia. It is an authentic 1797 Manor House, was built by Major Isaac Hite and his wife Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Major Hite, grandson of Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Jost Hite, expanded his original 483 acres to a prosperous 7500 acre plantation, growing wheat, raising cattle and Merino sheep, and operating a large distillery and several mills.