Historic House Listings

Mount Joy, Circa 1906. On six acres in the Virginia mountains. $397,000

January 21, 2020

This one has an interesting history! The home was originally built in the early 1800’s. In 1864 the house was burned by the Union Army. In 1906 the current house was rebuilt on the footprint of the old one. It is located on six acres in Buchanan, Virginia. The home has heart pine floors and four fireplaces with gas logs. There is a spiral staircase in the home that goes from the basement up to the spacious unfinished attic. Six bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,211 square feet. $397,000

From the Zillow listing:


Mount Joy is probably the second most historically significant private property in Botetourt Co. This homesite has history back to early 1800’s. Was burned by Union Army in 1864 and rebuilt on original foundation in 1906. It has 4200+ sf with custom updates in kitchen and baths but keeping with the feel of a previous era. There are 6 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. There are 4 Gas log fireplaces and heartpine floors. Spiral staircase goes from basement to 4 stories to the spacious unfinished attic. Relax to the great views of the mountains on 6+ acres. Paved driveway to Lee Hwy. Easy access to I81, close proximity to James River and Blue Ridge Parkway would make this property a great B&B. This is a SHORT SALE,


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