Historic House Listings

Over three acres in VA. Has a pool and tennis courts. Circa 1914. $905,000

June 21, 2019

This home was built in 1914. It was once a functioning cattle ranch and noted as being the oldest recorded cattle ranch in the United States. It is located on 3.5 acres in Rosedale, Virginia. The property has a pool and a tennis court. There are three floors of living space. The third floor is a finished open space that was used as a children’s playroom for years. The property also has a three car detached garage and gardens. Six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 3,640 square feet. $905,000

From the Zillow listing:


This historical Virginia mansion, plus 3.5 acres is offered for purchase for the first time. Located in the heart of Southwest Virginia on a rise with deep commanding views in every direction, this great house is the centerpiece of one of the oldest recorded cattle ranches in the United States.  Take the steps up through the grand pillars and enter a beautiful front hall flooded with natural sunlight.  Rooms on the first floor include formal living, dining, kitchen, library, serving kitchen, office and game room. There are 6 bedrooms and 4 full bathrooms on the second floor with a laundry. The third floor is a finished open space that has served as a children’s playroom for many years. A three car garage and a kitchen garden are outside the kitchen on one side of the house and a large covered porch for dining and entertaining on the other side.This property with gardens, heated salt water pool and tennis court would be a valuable asset to a private, commercial or institutional buyer.

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