Historic House Listings

“Glentivar”, circa 1853. Seven acres in VA. Brick school house on property. $214,950

February 18, 2019

This home is called Glentivar.  It has many urban legends surrounding it and a scandal involving the venerable Randolph family. The main scandal is that Nancy Randolph was visiting family at Glentivar, with her friend Richard. Sometime in the middle of the night others in the home heard screams. Her “friend”, and cousin, Richard, was married to her sister. People questioned their relationship a lot and especially after Nancy Randolph started gaining weight. The night of the screaming, Richard blocked entry into Nancy’s room. Sometime later Richard left the house and returned moments later. The following morning there were bloodstains on the stairs and on the bed sheets. Nancy and Richard left that day. The field hands told their master that they found something in a shingle pile on the property, the corpse of a white baby. The property does have a cemetery on it, as well as an old school house. Original wood doors, flooring and molding. Built in 1853. Located on 7.18 acres in Cartersville, Virginia. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 3,648 square feet. $249,900 New Price: $214,950

From the Zillow listing:


Historic Glentiver, circa 1853, one-of-a-kind brick plantation home in need of restoration. Incredible potential. Four over four plan with grand center hall on main level. Expansive upstairs hall. 11′ ceilings on main level. 9′ ceilings upstairs. Original wood floors, many original doors and moldings. Wrap-around front porch with columns overlooking 7 +/- acres, gorgeous setting. Brick school house on the property. Sale is subject to lien holder approval.

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