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Historic House Listings

Deer Park Farm, Circa 1810. So much history! Five acres in Virginia. $87,900

September 12, 2019

The original part of Deer Park Farm was built in 1810. An addition was built on in 1820. This home is located on five acres in New Castle, Virginia. In 1863 the owner, George Reynolds, was exempt from the war because he was the local blacksmith. The home still has the original siding, and all nails were forged by the Reynolds family. The bricks were made down by the creek. Five bedrooms, one bathroom, and 2,808 square feet. $99,900 New price: $87,900

From the Zillow listing:

 

This Grand O’Lady has a lot of great history. The original home was built by George Reynolds in 1810. An addition was built in 1820 and the sellers stated the home is eligible for the National Historian Register. In 1863 George Reynolds was exempted from the war between the states because he was a blacksmith. All materials, boards, nails outside and inside are original to the home. Forged by the Reynolds family.Bricks were fired at the creek forge near the home.The home includes 5 bedrooms, 1 bath and 4 fireplaces. There is a 200 year old Ash tree in the front yard welcoming you on hot summer days. Home needs TLC and is being SOLD AS IS.

 

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