Historic House Listings

Circa 1752! Original details inside! “Pleasant Banks”, 1.3 acres in Virginia. $315,000

July 16, 2021

So many original details in this 1752 house! Known as “Pleasant Banks”. This home was built in 1752. It is located on 1.3 acres in White Stone, Virginia. The home features original hardwood floors, beautiful woodwork, solid wood doors with original hardware, even the original L hinges, wainscoting and beautiful fireplaces. The property has a shade house and a storage building. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,212 square feet. $315,000

Contact Emily E. Carter with Jim & Pat Carter Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Pleasant Banks, circa 1752, an early planter’s home preserves the authenticity of the architecture. Original elements that provide the unique character of this home include time-worn wide-plank flooring, beaded wainscoting, solid wood-panel doors, four brick fireplaces, a winding staircase, and simple, handsome trim. The traditional Georgian architecture offers a central hall with a parlor on onside and a dining room on the other, both with fireplaces. The first floor also includes a bright kitchen, laundry, and a bedroom with a half bath. The second floor has two gracious bedrooms with fireplaces, a full bath, and two additional smaller rooms – ideal for an office, study, or den. Situated on 1.3 private acres near the town of White Stone, the property offers quaint gardens, an open lawn, a delightful shade house, and a large shed. This location affords the convenience of the nearby towns of White Stone, Irvington, and Kilmarnock presenting an ever-evolving variety of activities, food and drink, arts and culture, and wellness activities.


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