Historic House Listings

Stunning staircase and woodwork!! Circa 1895 in Norfolk, Virginia. $850,000

April 8, 2020

That is seriously some amazing woodwork! That staircase! The built-ins! This home was built in 1895. It is located in Norfolk, Virginia. Good news is you don’t need flood insurance! Beautiful water views! The home is situated in the Ghent Historic district on the Hague waterfront. This is a big house at over 5,000 square feet. The library has built-in bookshelves and stained glass windows. There are oak and pine floors throughout the house. The property has a rear patio with slate pavers, fountains and a detached two car garage. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 5,400 square feet. $850,000

Contact Caroline McCartney with BHHS Towne Realty: 757-681-1681

From the Zillow listing:


This Victorian era home was built in 1895 & is prominently located in the Ghent Historical District on The Hague waterfront. In 2000-02, the home underwent major renovation/restoration; including mechanical systems, remodeling of all baths and kitchen, adding the rear family rm, bookcases on the 2nd flr, & modernize & preserve historical features. The home has 5400 sf of living space w/ 14 total rms, 5 bdrms & 2.5 baths including the 3rd flr. Distinctive features include a curved staircase, library w/ leaded & stained glass windows, pine & oak floors, high ceilings, original woodwork (walnut-library & foyer, birds eye maple-parlor, & mahogany-dining rm). The kitchen has a Viking gas stove & ovens & Sub Zero refrigerator, & granite counters. The adjoining family rm has walls of windows overlooking the patio. Features include: slate roof, rear patio w/ slate pavers, fountains & special lighting, a 2car detached garage, 3 zones heat/air & privacy fence. No fld ins req, 500 if wanted.


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