Historic House Listings

Off market. The Captain’s house! Even has a general store! Circa, 1850. One acre in Virginia. $280,000

April 30, 2018

Built in 1850 in Mathews, Virginia. Located on desirable Gwynn’s Island! There is an original general store on the property with original shelving inside it! I love that little upper porch on the back side of the house. This is completely move in ready! New well, new septic, new electrical, new HVAC. Located on almost one acre. $280,000

From the Zillow listing:


This beautiful 1850’s Captain’s home has been lovingly renovated with all the modern conveniences. The original wood exterior has been maintained to keep the integrity of the era. There’s a large front porch that welcomes you to a central hallway. The hardwood floors have been professionally restored and plaster is original. From that point on you’ll enjoy the modern WOW factors!!!. Sliding barn doors, granite counter tops, solid wood cabinets with easy close doors are just to get you started. And then there’s an all new roof, Rinnai water heater, new septic, new well, new HVAC, new electrical, new water softner, central vacumm. There are 2 full bathroom and 2 half baths. 3 bedrooms upstairs with possible master on 1st floor. 3 large walk-in closets and 2 hall closets. The ORIGINAL COUNTRY STORE with wrap around counters and built in shelving remains on the property and has new electrical and new roof. Could be man cave, workshop, sports bar or ….. All this is waiting for you and it’s on the much sought after Gwynn’s Island. The large circular drive is just one more added feature.

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