Historic House Listings

6,700 square feet! Circa 1900 in Virginia. $200,000

November 28, 2019

This is a big house at almost 7,000 square feet. This home was built in the early 1900’s. It is located on .57 acres in Petersburg, Virginia. It was made into a duplex, but would be great back as a single family. The home is situated in the Poplar Lawn Historic District. The home definitely needs work, but it could be a nice house. Eight bedrooms, six bathrooms, and 6,718 square feet. $225,000 New price: $200,000

From the Zillow listing:


This Petersburg well built beauty from the early 1900s is a site to see! The home features 3 floors and a basement with two current separated units. Petersburg has approved the property as a duplex or you can turn it back into a large single family house. Interior features include 8 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms & amazing hardwood floors & historical features & details that you just can’t find in houses today. You are sure to fall in love with the details in the dining room & elegant living room, spacious kitchen, crown molding, and other unique features. The property is located in the Poplar Lawn historic district of Petersburg which is in historic tax credit location, so if you wanted to restore historically, you may be able to get up to 45% back in tax credits on what you spend renovating the home. Close to major roadways & shopping. The exterior features include a large half acre lot & off street parking with a detached 2 car garage. There is a covered porch & lovely front entrance. This gorgeous 6500+sq foot home has endless possibilities & has the potential of an income producing property while you live in one of the units as you restore. The front exterior will surely impress!


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