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Circa 1809!! Over five acres in Virginia! Stunning house! $675,000

July 12, 2018

Just beautiful! Built in 1809! Just minutes from Goochland Courthouse, a James River boat landing and Powhatan State Park. The owner found the house in North Carolina in 1988. It was in a state of disrepair. The owner disassembled it and moved it to Virginia to save it from demolition. Located on 5.29 acres in Powhatan, Virginia. Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 4,300 square feet. $675,000

From the Zillow listing:


The Miles House, c. 1809 combines rare early 19th century details with modern systems and a unique floor plan. The house and several outbuildings are set on five-plus acres minutes from Goochland Courthouse, a James River boat landing and the Powhatan State Park. The owner/seller discovered the house in North Carolina in 1988 and, determined to save it from demolition disassembled it, moved the components to Powhatan, and meticulously restored it in a labor of love that spanned decades of effort.
There are 5 bedrooms and 5 baths laid out over 4300 square feet on four floors. The brick English Basement (above ground) has the kitchen, family room and a bedroom suite. Original Faux paint grace the doors and wainscot in the first floor formal living and dining rooms. A master suite is also on this floor. The second floor contains 2 generous bedrooms/bathrooms and a scenic porch. The attic features a large bedroom suite and full bath.
Original Heart Pine floors, magnificent trim and doors fill the house. The eight fireplaces are graced with elegant early mantels. Besides a landmark residence, the property could lend itself to a number of other possible uses given its picturesque setting, proximity to a historic church, and access to the Powhatan State Park equestrian center. There is a two-story, three-car garage that contains an attic apartment (700 sf) complete with full kitchen and full bath for guest or caretaker use. Another outbuilding (600 sf) provides a workshop with water and electricity and interior storage space. The outside wings provide tractor and mower space. An additional 11.75 Acre adjacent parcel is available.

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