Historic House Listings

Love this! Has great curb appeal! The Wilkinson House, Circa 1937 in Virginia. $219,900

April 7, 2021

Love the landscaping and the curb appeal! The Wilkinson House was built in 1937. It is located on .5 acres in Kenbridge, Virginia. This home is on the National Register of Historic Places. The home features original hardwood floors, original mantels, and an enclosed back porch. Mr. Wilkinson operated the Railway Handle Factory and was superintendent of the Lunenburg County Public Schools. The home is situated on a large corner lot and has a detached two car garage. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,400 square feet. $229,900 New price: $219,900

Contact Lee Smyth with Long & Foster – Victoria

From the Zillow listing:


This charming brick home, built in Colonial Revival-style, is located in Kenbridge’s picturesque and historic Fifth Avenue District. Known as the I. T. Wilkinson House ca.1937, this home has much history! Mr. Wilkinson served as Superintendent of Lunenburg County Public Schools and operated the Railway Handle Factory. Recently placed on the Virginia Landmarks Register & The National Register of Historic Places. This home has been freshly repainted, hardwood floors beautifully restored, some new plumbing fixtures, and the heating/water systems were updated in 2013. The first floor features a master bedroom complete with a full bath and fireplace, home office, formal dining room, living room w/ fireplace, breakfast nook, and grand staircase. 4 additional bedrooms are located upstairs. The entrance to this home is so inviting, with its Georgian style door and picketed balustrades at the roof line. The home is set on a raised lot with concrete steps and a stone retaining wall. Situated on a corner lot, the property also features a detached (2) car garage, beautiful pergola, and a paver stone patio – which makes this space great for entertaining. This is a gardening enthusiasts dream!


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