Historic House Listings

Backyard oasis! Circa 1925 in Virginia. $189,000

December 6, 2019

This craftsman home has a backyard oasis. This home was built in 1925. It is located in Petersburg, Virginia. The home has a wide front porch and a secret water garden out back. There is a koi pond with a bridge. There are gleaming hardwood floors throughout the home. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,752 square feet. $189,000

From the Zillow listing:


THIS IS THE CHARMING CRAFTSMAN HOME YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR! It’s currently being polished up and freshly painted — ready for new owners and new memories to be created. From the classic wide front porch to the secret water garden in the rear, this home retains its 1920’s character but is enhanced with a Zen-inspired design aesthetic. Gleaming hardwood floors and a cozy gas log fireplace will catch your eye as soon as you enter. Of note is the center foyer, from which all the main first floor rooms radiate — Living Room, formal Dining Room, two Bedrooms and a full Bath. One of the downstairs bedrooms is currently used as a media room with the audio visual equipment cleverly tucked away in the closet, Upstairs, there’s another full bath and two more bedrooms including a large Master Bedroom with a walk-in closet. The basement houses a workshop area, laundry facilities, and all the mechanicals for dual-zoned heating & air. Guests will OOH and you will AAH as you enjoy the sounds of water and nature from the rear screened porch. Overlooking a peaceful, low-maintenance garden and koi pond, this space is perfect for entertaining — complete with a grill and gas hookup!


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