Historic House Listings

Seven acres in Virginia. Circa 1876. $195,000

July 27, 2018

Another property in the long ago town of Hoyston Mills, Virginia. Going to research this town later tonight; sounds interesting. Located on seven acres. Built in 1876. The property includes a metal workshop, a wood barn and a spring house. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,800 square feet. $225,000 New price: $195,000

From the Zillow listing:


Come see this property as it was part of the old historical town of Holston Mills.The property is noted in several historical documents ,news papers, and books . Its being offered in two parts or as a whole. This listing has the two story dwelling as shown in the book Abijah Thomas & His Octagonal House, by Mack H. Sturgill. It comes with the dwelling, detached metal work shop, wood barn, spring house, 7 acres approximately, and a section of the South Fork of the Holston River. This part of the river has some of the best trout fishing waters in the county. Calls us about this property as the history and its amenities are to many list here.

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