Historic House Listings

Lucky Penny Farm, Circa 1800. On 28 acres on the banks of Rockfish River in Virginia. $496,000

August 29, 2021

Love this! So much history in that area. The Rockfish River and community was often mentioned in the television show ‘The Waltons’. Lucky Penny Farm was built in 1800. It is located on 28.5 acres in Shipman, Virginia. The home features a covered front porch, walkways, stone walls, patio, original hardwood floors, wood walls and wood ceilings. The kitchen and bathrooms could use some updating. There is a sunroom and a fire pit area on the property. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,114 square feet. $496,000

Contact Julie Bendle with Nest Realty Group

From the Zillow listing:


A rare opportunity to own a piece of Nelson County history. This charming old Virginia Farmhouse’s original cabin is said to date back to 1800. Nestled into 28.5 acres with frontage on the Rockfish River (think fishing, tubing and swimmin’ holes!), this 4 BR, 2 BA beauty is wating for the right owner to bring her back to her full and deserved glory. The surrounding yard is full of of mature landscaping and handsome stone walls. Drive across the creek up to a private oasis and feel your stress just disappear. Dine outside on the patio, hang out on the front porch with your beverage of choice and listen to the river below, or light up the firepit and enjoy s’mores and tellin’ tales! The enclosed sunroom is perfect for your green thumb endeavors and curling up with a good read. The interior of the cottage has some stunning old heart pine flooring and the living room paneling is gorgeous. The woodstove brings a cozy feeling to the greatroom and there’s been a wood burning fireplace in the original cabin living area. The picturesque shed in the back could be a studio, summer bedroom or just storage. New tin roof on the house and the shed so rainy nights will be mesmerizing. Fiber internet available too. You will love Lucky Penny Farm!


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