Historic House Listings

Stunning! The Joseph Sperry House, Circa 1930. On 133 acres in VA. $1,995,000

April 13, 2019

This actually seems like a reasonable price for this estate! The Joseph Sperry house was built in 1930. The terraced gardens were designed by H. Clay Primrose. It is located on 133.64 acres in Montross, Virginia. The home has a slate roof, ten foot ceilings and nine fireplaces. Love the kitchen! There is a newly built twelve stall horse barn with an office. There is an attached cottage on the barn. It has one bedroom and one bathroom. There are fenced pastures and great views! Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 5,920 square feet. $1,995,000

From the Zillow listing:


An elegant, brick, Colonial Revival that sits on 133.64 pastoral, rolling acres. This incredibly private estate built in 1930 by Joseph T Sperry, with terraced gardens designed by H Clay Primrose, offers six bedrooms, four full and one-half bath. With a slate roof, 10′ ceilings, 9 fireplaces, grand center entry, fully renovated kitchen (with farm sink) and top of the line appliances, and soapstone & marble counter tops. There is a newly built twelve-horse barn with office and half bath as well as a one bedroom, one bathroom cottage. Horse fenced pastures, magnificent views, 2 separate parcels for easy division and two new wells and two new septic systems. The home has geothermal heating and cooling.

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