Historic House Listings

“The Cottage”, Circa 1885 in Virginia. Oldest home on the street. $250,000

July 22, 2019

“The Cottage” was built in 1885. It is located on .27 acres in Smithfield, Virginia. It is the oldest house on historic Grace Street in Smithfield. I love the exterior with the trim. The interior needs a bit of work. I am assuming this is good location and that’s why the price is kind of high considering the work needed? Newer plumbing and electric. Still has original fireplaces and windows. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,734 square feet. $260,000 New price: $250,000

From the Zillow listing:


Own a  piece of history. “The Cottage”, the oldest home on the original 1882 Grace Street.  Built in 1885, still has original fireplaces and windows.  Newer Kitchen was added with reclaimed cabinets.  All wood floors installed in 1970’s, newer plumbing, newer electric w/ breakers, new hot water heater.  Front parlor has bay window and gas fireplace w/marble mantel.  Connects to dining room.  Downstairs has 9 ft. ceilings.  Cast iron tub in downstairs bath.  Three bedrooms upstairs, one with full bath giving you two masters.  Three cedar closets.  Selling “AS IS WHERE IS”.  Buyer will need cash or renovation loan.


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