At Lansdowne Resort and Spa, guests who are affected by chronic and terminal illnesses can now experience hands-on treatments to better manage their medical conditions.
The Leesburg, Va. property, which includes five food-and-beverage outlets, 55,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, 45 holes of golf, three tennis courts, five pools, a fitness center, a 12,000-sq.-ft. spa. and 296 guestrooms has been sold to a Hong Kong firm making its first investment in the U.S. hospitality sector.
The 476-acre Leesburg, Va., property will be repositioned as a retreat, with a complete renovation of its 296 guestrooms, including signature suites and the Presidential Suite. The redesign, which will incorporate a Virginia Wine Country aesthetic, will be completed in spring 2016.
Trump National GC Washington D.C., in Sterling, Va., now has a plaque between the 14th and 15th hole of one of its courses, which overlooks the Potomac River, that refers to “The River of Blood” created during a Civil War conflict at the site. But historians say no Civil War deaths occurred within ten miles of that location.
The owner of the 63-year-old public golf course will close the Leesburg, Va., property at the end of the year and redevelop it into a nine-hole golf course, 33 single-family detached homes, 125 townhomes, a 132-room hotel, and a 6,000-sq. ft. restaurant. It is unclear when the development will open.
The Baltimore-based planning, architecture and interior design firm noted that Turner’s portfolio of hospitality projects, including restaurants, spas, fitness centers and resorts was an “important draw” for Chambers. Turner is a certified Interior Designer at the National Council for Interior Design Qualification, and a graduate-level adjunct professor at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.