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Historic House Listings

Windemere, Circa 1907. Over three acres in Richmond, VA. $3,425,000

April 16, 2019

Windemere was originally built as a hunting lodge. It was built in 1907. Windemere is located on 3.12 acres in Richmond, Virginia. Beautiful gardens and I have never seen so many bathrooms. Windemere is a four story English style estate. The home has a grand staircase, original hardwood floors, wainscoting, crown molding and original paneling. The beautiful sunroom overlooks the terrace and the Charles Gillette formal gardens. The home has a guest apartment with separate staircase and kitchen. The lower level of Windemere has a recreation/media room, laundry room, sauna, wine cellar and access to the climate controlled four car garage. The home also has an elevator and a pool. Seven bedrooms, ten bathrooms, and 10,090 square feet. $3,425,000

From the Zillow listing:

 

With 3 acres in the city of Richmond, Windemere is a spectacular and dramatic property while simultaneously being one of warmth and charm. Originally built as a hunting lodge, this 4-story English Estate sits back from Cary Street Road with its green lawns, circular driveway and Charles Gillette formal garden. This 10,000+ square foot home offers the most prepossessing entrance hall with its beamed ceiling, grand staircase, and original oak paneling, now painted a welcoming soft white. The delightful “hidden” guest bath off the foyer is a joy to see. Arched doorways lead to the light-filled living areas and dining room. The sun room with continuous 12-paned windows overlooks the back-terrace and lawn. The kitchen has custom-designed cabinetry, granite counter tops, and a double sided fireplace.  The guest apartment with its own staircase has a living area, kitchenette, bedroom and adjoining full bath.  The lower level includes a recreation room or media room, full bath, sauna, laundry area, wine cellar and access to the climate controlled 4 car garage (each bay is 2 cars deep).  This unique property is completed with an elevator, pool and amazing outdoor patio space.

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