Historic House Listings

Off market. “Bicentennial Farm”, Circa 1878. Located on 31 acres in WV. $750,000

December 7, 2018

Known by locals as “Bicentennial Farm”. This home was built in 1878 and is registered as a Jefferson County Historic Landmark. Located on 31 acres in Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia. Original heart pine floors have been refinished. Love the wood burning fireplace in the kitchen and the little set of stairs in there. Those stairs lead up to the master suite with its own full bathroom. The master suite has a private balcony where you can sit and take in the views of your farm. The spring house well still has the hand dug well. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,418 square feet. $750,000

From the Zillow listing:

Every now and then, a rare opportunity to own a piece of history comes along. The chance to own a home with character, grace, beauty and the style of long ago that just can’t be duplicated. A home that feels like it has a story to tell. This is that chance. Built in 1878 and called the “Bicentennial Farm” by locals, and is recognized as a Jefferson County Historic Landmark. This all brick beauty sits on a rolling 31 acres, and has been meticulously updated to offer all modern comforts and amenities, yet taking great care to keep the historic feel throughout. Let’s step inside and take a walk around. Start by looking down at the gorgeous heart pine floors that give the home that feeling of comfort and warm “welcome home” feel. To your right is a formal living room with large windows to let the sunshine in. To the left is a large room with fireplace that could be a formal dining room or family room…whichever fits your needs best. The heart of the home is its large kitchen with all new appliances, countertops, cabinets, and laminate floors. It also offers plenty of space for a kitchen table. The best part of the kitchen is its wood burning, brick fireplace. It doesn’t get any cozier than that! Sneak up the back stairs from the kitchen to the Master Bedroom with attached private bathroom. Take a soak in the large bathtub or a long, hot shower in the oversized, custom tiled shower. Step outside to the private balcony to sit and take in the phenomenal views. Three additional bedrooms and bathroom finish off this level, giving you and your family plenty of space to spread out. One more floor up is a large attic with plenty of space for storage. Outside…oh, my…all the things that you’ll find outside. A gigantic, timber frame bank barn is as solid as they come. Will you keep horses there? Maybe cows? Or perhaps you’ll spruce it up and make it a beautiful space to host weddings and events. Let your imagination run wild! Several other buildings dot the property offering places to park vehicles or store equipment. Fix up the poultry building and keep your own chickens. Nothing better than free range eggs! The spring house has a stone-lined, hand dug well that is a must see. You’ll even find an old smoke house and a “two seater” outhouse! This is a chance you don’t want to let pass you by. Come and take a look around and see all the stories it has to tell. Will yours be next?

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