Poplar Forest, designed by Thomas Jefferson, is a plantation house on 1806. The house built when he still a President of the United States, on top of 4,800 acres (19 km²) estate which inherited from his father-in-law, John Wayles. It is located at 1548 Bateman Bridge Road, Forest, Virginia, near Lynchburg, Virginia.
Thomas Jefferson also known as the architect of such buildings as Monticello, the University of Virginia, and the Virginia State Capitol. The house built as a private retreat to escape the hordes of visitors at Monticello. It’s built with octagonal form of foundation. Most of the house built with brick as the main materials, from the wall to the floor. It’s great classic design, makes the cool atmosphere all the house.