Historic House Listings

That staircase! The Mayhurst Inn, circa 1859 in Virginia. 36 acres. $1,450,000

July 14, 2018

This would be amazing to own! The Mayhurst Inn was built in 1859 by James Madison’s great nephew, John Willis. Located on 36 acres in Orange, Virginia. It’s currently a functioning bed and breakfast. There are additional outbuildings, including an old schoolhouse. Eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, and 9,600 square feet. $1,650,000 New Price: $1,450,000

From the Zillow listing:


The Mayhurst Inn is an historic property built in 1859 by James Madison’s great nephew John Willis situated on 36+ acres. Currently a well established turnkey Bed & Breakfast featuring 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms in the main house w/ additional outbuildings including the old schoolhouse which features a bed, bath & kitchenette. Endless opportunities to convert back to a grand residence & develop land.

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