Historic House Listings

“Mont Calm”, Circa 1827. On almost 12 acres in Virginia. $2,000,000

March 31, 2020

Beautiful property! Mont Calm was built in 1827. It is located on 11.9 acres in Abingdon, Virginia. The land was part of a grant from King George II. It was home to three prominent Virginia families. The current owners are heirs to the Mingea family. The estate includes a main house, two guest houses, and an original smokehouse. The bricks to build the structures were handmade on the property. This property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 5,120 square feet. $2,000,000

Contact Loretta Trayer with Premier Sotheby’s International Realty: 828-898-5022

From the Zillow listing:


Throughout its history, Mont Calm has been one of the most important houses in the Abingdon vicinity. Since its construction in 1827, it has been home to three influential families, the David Campbells (later Governor of Virginia), the Cummings, and the Mingeas. The house is a fine example of the traditional rural house of the Federal period. The site of Mont Calm was part of a grant from King George II in 1752. Since 1904 the estate has been occupied by heirs of the Mingea Family. The stately main house with a large porch overlooks a sweeping front lawn ending at a line of old maples and a lane to a second entrance. Situated on 11.9 acres, a main house, guest house, other quarter, and original smokehouse complete the buildings. The main house has 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, living room, dining room, library, kitchen, many fireplaces and outdoor porches and terraces. All structures are brick, main house and other quarter bricks were handmade on the property. Abingdon is an historic town, county seat for Washington County, home to Barter Theatre and The Martha Washington Inn. Property listed on both Virginia and National Register of Historic Places. Qualified Buyer please.


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