The teahouse, located in Oatlands’ formal English garden, is a beautiful structure dating back to the early 20th century. While Mr. Eustis spent most of his time at Oatlands enjoying equestrian activities, Mrs. Eustis headlined a team of enthusiastic gardeners to reinvigorate the space from a dilapidated vegetable plot to an intricate terraced garden. Her teahouse is one of many additions, meant to create “rooms” and areas of interest. It is a favorite of daily visitors and special event guests alike. Eventually, more than 100 years of exposure to weather began to show. The structure desperately needed repairs to the latticework and other structural elements. Oatlands contracted Western Loudoun Restoration to restore this iconic structure. Phases 1 and 2 are complete with phase 3 in the works. Stop by the garden and enjoy a quiet respite in Mrs. Eustis’ idyllic teahouse.
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