Double porch love! Circa 1820. Over two acres in VA. $289,900

February 18, 2019

Love double porches! Built in 1820. Located on 2.18 acres in Shipman, Virginia. Situated near Rockfish River in the county that inspired The Walton’s television show. There are views of Rockfish River from the porches. The soapstone used in the home was quarried from local quarries. Original heart pine floors. The stained glass was acquired from a local artisan. The kitchen has custom hickory cabinets. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,197 square feet. $289,900

From the Zillow listing:


A trip along the Rockfish River brings you to a spot just south of the historic “Rockfish Depot”, which is the setting for this charming 1820’s farmhouse. Not only is this area of Nelson County rich with history, it is also the home of the town that inspired the 1970 ‘s show, “The Waltons.” On it’s elevated perch, this federal style home with double front porches sits, enjoying views of the rockfish river and the surrounding mountains.No expense was spared in improvements and renovations over several years, using local resources when available. The house presents soapstone throughout from the local quarry, original heart of pine floors, stained glass from a local artisan, custom hickory cabinets in the kitchen and wood stove. Generator.

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