Historic House Listings

Sold. Fixer Upper Alert! I.C. Fowler house, circa 1867. Bristol, Virginia. $49,900

May 3, 2018

Circa 1867. A lot of the grunt work has been done. Time to finish this house off! Built in 1867 in Bristol, Virginia. I’m impressed that even period mortar was used when rebuilding the porch. Someone knew what they were doing! $49,900

From the Zillow listing:


Attention old house lovers! Here is your chance to own a piece of Bristol history. The I.C. Fowler House was built in 1867 and is one of the oldest structures in Bristol VA. This spectacular piece of Greek Revival architecture has been partially restored with fine materials and craftsmanship. The original staircase, facings, doors, mantles, and floors are still intact and ready for the finishing touches. The windows have been either restored or replaced with hand-blown glass, waiting and ready to be set in the frames. The interior and front porch have also been rebuilt. Such detail has been taken, so far, that even the brick porch supports were dismantled and reassembled with period appropriate mortar. This stunning house is zoned for business or can be used as a home. The beautiful front lawn, great views, and close proximity to downtown make this place very special. So much has been done for you, with a bit more restoration, you can have quite a showplace. Being listed on the Register of Historic Places tells you that when you purchase this property, you purchase stories, a family home, and a load of history. Let this home be part of your story, today.

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