Oak Lawn, also known as Burford House, is located at Madison Heights near Lynchburg in Amherst County. The original section of the clapboard farm house was built about 1810, and later enlarged about 1859. It is a two-story, three bay, frame dwelling with weatherboard siding and four exterior end chimneys. It has Federal and Greek Revival-style design elements. Also on the property is a late-19th century latticed well house. The house and gardens are situated on six acres of land and overlooks Tobacco Row Mountain, an outlier of the Blue Ridge Mountains.