Historic House Listings

Porch Goals! Apartment last lived in during the 1970’s. Circa 1930 in Virginia. $132,900

September 30, 2021

This is like a time capsule! Love the porch! This home was built in 1930. It is located on .47 acres in South Boston, Virginia. The home features a large wrap around porch, original hardwood floors, crown molding, french doors and solid wood doors with hardware. The home has a guest apartment with a separate outside entrance. The property has a detached garage. The house could use some updating, but it is livable and the price doesn’t seem bad. Two bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,968 square feet. $159,900 New Price: $132,900

Contact Scotty Felton with Long and Foster South Boston

From the Zillow listing:


This Grand Dame of a house has been well maintained & has lots of potential. Typical of Victorian homes, the large entrance hall with a fireplace welcomes your guests. The parlor has a beautiful bay window allowing natural light to enter the spacious room, with a corner fireplace, one of 4. Enter the lovely formal dining room through French doors at the end of the entrance hall. The large primary bedroom has an ensuite bath. A 2nd bedroom has carpet. The laundry area is conveniently located & shares the 1/2 bath. Also with carpet is a small den which is off of the kitchen. The eat-in kitchen has REAL pine cabinets & lots of them. The refrigerator, electric range, garbage disposal, washer,& dryer, in addition to 3 AC window units convey. The 1st floor is move-in ready. There are updates one would probably want to do, but you could move in now. Upstairs there is an apartment with its own outside entrance that be can be renovated for extra income! A bathroom, eat-in kitchen, living room w/ the same beautiful bay window as the 1st floor, & bedroom. It will need some love & tenderness as it has not been occupied since the ’70s. Detached garage needs work. This is priced to sell!


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