Historic House Listings

P. F. Conway House, Circa 1897 in Danville, Virginia. $185,000

October 27, 2019

This home is one of three homes built by P. F. Conway. This one was built in 1897. It is located in Danville, Virginia. The houses next door were built for him and his wife’s sister. This house he built for his sister’s guardian, William Penwick Boatwright. Mr. Boatwright was a tobacconist and a printer. He lived in this home until his death in 1950. This home is situated in the Danville Old West End Historic District. Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,230 square feet. $185,000

From the Zillow listing:


This Queen Anne Victorian house was one of three built by P.F. Conway in 1897. Houses next door were built for himself and his wife’s sister, while this one was built for the sisters’ guardian, William Penick Boatwright, a tobacconist and printer who occupied the property until his death in 1950. From then until the present day, the Moore family has owned and meticulously maintained this beautiful home in Danville’s Old West End Historic District. The home features a formal entry, front parlor, formal dining room, family room, mother-in-law’s room, powder room, butler’s pantry and kitchen downstairs. On the second floor are four large bedrooms, two full baths, and a second kitchen contained within a former apartment suite that would make for a wonderful mother-in-law’s suite or Airbnb. (Covenants no longer allow for multi-family use of this property.) All systems are in good working order. This is an incredible, move-in-ready home in an established neighborhood with active preservation efforts and friendly neighbors. Be a part of the exciting revitalization efforts in historic Danville, Virginia! Broker protected.


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