Historic House Listings

The Boyd Cottage, Circa 1892 in Georgia. $219,000

April 8, 2019

The Boyd Cottage was built in 1892. It is located on .30 acres in Washington, Georgia. The Boyd Cottage has great tall ceilings at 14 feet! Beautiful hardwood floors and detailed woodwork. The home is situated on the grounds of the property that was once part of the General Robert Toombs estate. There are corner back to back fireplaces in the parlor and the dining room. The home also has pocket doors and period light fixtures. Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 2,384 square feet. $219,000

From the Zillow listing:


True Southern Charmer-The Boyd Cottage c.1892 With its soaring just under 14 ft ceilings,beckoning wide front porch,glistening wood floors and a most beautiful intricate detailed piece of woodwork spanning its center hall… one is almost sure to fall immediately in love with this TRUE SOUTHERN Victorian CHARMER which sits gracefully on grounds originally part of the Estate of General Robert Toombs and in its own right evokes a peacefulness that seems to soothe the soul.The cottage is filled with wonderful architecture….corner back to back fireplaces in the parlor and dining room,Pocket doors,beautiful period light fixtures,and again THE magnificent SPANDREL in the center hall around which the home seems to revolve! Large windows throughout home in warm natural light and offer unique and interesting views such as a most inspirational view through wavy glass panes of the wood shake steeple of a nearby 1790’s church.

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