Historic House Listings

Circa 1780 log cabin! On 15 acres in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. $129,900

August 21, 2019

This would be a fun project! This log cabin was built in 1780. It is located on 14.7 acres in Independence, Virginia. The cabin is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The property has several acres of fenced pasture, mature woodland, black walnut trees, mountain laurel, rhododendron, and several springs. Spring water serviced the home many years ago and the old spring box is still on the property. There is electrical service to the property, but house is not connected to it. $129,900

From the Zillow listing:


14.7 acres and Historic Log Structure located in Blue Ridge Mountains. This Grayson County VA treasure is waiting on a new owner to finish it’s loving restoration. This circa 1780’s log home is rich in history and comprised of massive hand-hewn logs and is located in a picturesque setting on a quiet, country, state maintained road not far from the New River. The property has mature timber with notable Black Walnut trees on a lovely lawn around house. There are several acres of fenced pasture, beautiful, mature woodland with Rhododendron, Mountain Laurel and several springs. There is a good potential pond site and several wonderful building sites around the property. There is a lot of development potential with this property, it could make a wonderful artists retreat or camp. Spring water serviced this home once upon a time and spring box is still on property as well as electrical service although the house is not currently wired for use. Additional 2 acres available.


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