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The mural! 47 acres in Virginia. William Rimel house, circa 1915. $629,900

August 2, 2018

The William Rimel house was built in 1915. The mural and false grain painting was done by painter G. B. Jones. It took over one year to complete. Love the porch and the carriage house! There is also a detached 2,800 square foot building. Located on 47.86 acres in Mount Solon, Virginia. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,807 square feet. $629,900

From the Zillow listing:


Built in 1915, this home exhibits a ton of beauty and history. Known as the William Rimel House; it has painted murals, and false grain painting (wood graining). The painter, G.B. Jones, was known for his very unique and extremely creative work. It tool over a year to complete. From the wrap around porch to beautiful landscaping and open pastural fields; you are overcome by an immediate send of peace. There are 2 springs on the property, one is developed. The detached garage has a carriage house. The property has another detached, 2800 sq. ft. garage/building with electric. This property could have many uses.

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