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Sold. Pretty amazing! “Prospect Hill”, Circa 1820. On 60 acres in Virginia. $449,000

July 20, 2020

Rare to see many houses like this come along. Pretty amazing! Prospect Hill was built in 1820. It is located on 60 acres in Machipongo, Virginia. This federal style home is out at the eastern shore of Virginia. It is said there is a rum hole and a sugar hole on the back of the farm. Check out those mantels! Hope whoever buys this house does it right! This house even has original marbleized baseboards. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, and 2,700 square feet. $449,000

Contact Kimberly M. Starr with Chesapeake Properties: 757-517-2719

From the Zillow listing:


“Prospect Hill” circa 1820. Historically known as part of the Kendall Plantation. This Federal style manor home sits on 60 acres of VA’s Eastern Shore seaside. (60 acres-39 tillable & 19 in timber)This gentlemen’s farm is a restoration project…most architectural details are intact: 10 foot ceilings, original mortice & tenon pegged doors, hand carved mantels, wainscoting, marbleized baseboards, & wide pine floors. Handsome center hall is flooded with natural light. Massive rooms with beautiful built in cabinetry and period moulding. Full basement and 3rd floor with dormers can be converted to living space. This is a significant Eastern Shore home and may qualify for state & federal tax credits. Has been written up in Whitelaws..is known for having a rum & sugar hole on back of farm.


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