Historic House Listings

Those stairs and the pocket doors! Circa 1890 in Virginia. $699,000

June 6, 2019

Don’t judge a book by its cover! Built in 1890 in Richmond, Virginia. This is known as the Siewers Family Home. They were well known due to their thriving lumber business. That explains all of the beautiful wood! The staircase, the mantels, the floors and those beautiful pocket doors! The property has a detached two car garage. Situated in the heart of VCU campus. Seven bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,289 square feet. $699,000

From the Zillow listing:


Classic, three story Richmond beauty is ready for its new owners!  Outstanding opportunity to own a part of Historic Richmond!  The Siewers Family, whose fame has spanned several generations, and well-known for their thriving lumber business, commissioned the home’s construction and saw its completion in 1890.  You’ll truly step back in time as you enter the grand and gracious foyer with beautifully carved wooden staircase and stunning fireplace.  There is amazing craftsmanship and attention to historic detail at every turn.  The condition of the historic embellishments is excellent and certain to inspire creative ideas for this grand home’s future. The two car garage (a rare find in the city!) along with an open half lot, which offers extra space and privacy in quite an urban environment, are true bonuses.  This is a singular opportunity to move forward with plans for a family residence, commercial business office, Bed and Breakfast or Air B and B.  Located right in the heart of VCU Campus and convenient to great area dining, continual cultural events, local theaters, Hollywood Cemetary, the James River, Downtown RVA and all it has to offer!

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