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Historic House Listings

Wow! “Mount Pleasant”, Circa 1886. On 46 acres in Virginia. $1,999,000

September 30, 2020

This house sure was fun to look at and daydream about! Stunning interior and exterior! “Mount Pleasant” was built in 1886. It is located on 46 acres in Hague, Virginia. The home was built by Mr. Crabbe who was a dry goods merchant from Baltimore. The property even had its own acetylene gas manufacturing plant to operate all of the gas light fixtures. In 1966 the house was sold to Clarence Holding. At that point it suffered 30 years of neglect until being purchased by the current owners. They meticulously restored the home! Seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and 8,545 square feet. $1,999,000

Contact Betsy Stanley with Long and Foster Real Estate: 804-347-3488

From the Zillow listing:

 

Welcome to a country home with endless possibilities! Nestled in a remote hamlet with privacy, security and surrounded by natural beauty, this fully-restored Victorian home (c 1886) is waiting to show you its charm. Rolling hills surround this 46 acre estate with pastures, outbuildings, gardens and more. The home has been meticulously restored and maintained to preserve its original charm, but is able to accommodate anyone with all-modern conveniences tastefully added. Original trim, doors, hardware and stained-glass transom windows, 9 working fireplaces, 7 bedrooms, 7 full bathrooms and one-half bath, an elevator that carries you from garage to the 2nd floor, a full house generator, interior sprinkler system, plus state-of-the-art security system. A stunning central walnut and chestnut staircase takes you to three floors of living space with a show-stopping leaded stained-glass skylight at the pinnacle. Within an easy drive of N.VA (2 hrs), Richmond and Williamsburg (1.5 hrs) and Fredericksburg (1 hr). Come fulfill your dreams for a horse farm, cattle farm, vineyard, company retreat or just the most special place to walk, relax and soothe your soul!

 

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