Historic House Listings

Sold. Over two acres in Virginia. The Layman House, Circa 1898. $275,000

September 8, 2021

Love the exterior style of this home! That front porch is great! The Layman House was built in 1898 by builder, Matthew E. Woods, and the carpentry was completed by Gratt Firebaugh. The house is located on 2.06 acres in New Castle, Virginia. The home features leaded glass windows, stained glass windows, bay windows, original hardwood floors, solid wood doors, transom windows and original mantels. The property has a detached three car garage and an original wash house. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,943 square feet. $290,000 New price: $275,000

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From the Zillow listing:


The two-story Victorian , frame Layman House was erected by builder Matthew E. Woods and embellished by finish carpenter Gratt Firebaugh. Stylistic details include bay windows, sawn and turned work in the gables, corbeled brick chimneys, stained and leaded glass windows and elaborate interior trim. Although the extent porch is a Classical style replacement that dates to 1914, it nevertheless employs a Queen Anne style octagonal turret over the main entrance. The entry level has large foyer, eat in kitchen, formal dining room, Parlor, Sitting room has fireplace with insert , off this room is office/bedroom, Bedroom and full bath. The upper level has Library, 3 bedrooms and full bath room and sewing room. The property has law office with 2 rooms. Wash house and 3 car garage. SOLD ”AS-IS”


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