Historic House Listings

Being sold furnished! General John Imboden House, Circa 1874 in Virginia. $249,000

January 15, 2022

Being sold furnished! This is an interesting looking house. It was built by General John Imboden. He was a Brigadier General and one of Big Stone Gap’s visionaries and founder of Damascus, Virginia. The home is located in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. The house features a covered front porch, original hardwood floors, baseboards and original millwork. The home has a wine cellar down in the basement and the piano in the home belonged to the General. The house has a new roof and heat pump. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 2,279 square feet. $249,000

Contact Tim Gardner with Century 21 Bennett & Edwards

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of Southwest Virginia history! This home was built by Big Stone Gap’s General John Imboden, one of the communities’ first visionaries and also started the town of Damascus Va. This home has classic Victorian charm including a tower on the third floor. Tis Victorian home has a cut sandstone foundation, wine cellar and ten ft ceilings with 8 ft doors. Recently renovated, this home features 3 bedrooms with 2 and 1/2 baths. The home will be sold furnished. The home includes remnants of its earliest owner, including original wooden door knobs, fragments of the original wall paper, the General’s piano, and original wood working. All of the furniture is included and most is antique. Many of the rooms include the original hardwood floor cut from local sources in the late 1800s. It also includes a covered front porch and two balconies on both the first and second floor. Also added is a new stereo system and wall mounted televisions incleded. The home includes a new roof and new heat pump. The home offers an incredible view of the town in the winter. The home is located just minutes from downtown Big Stone Gap, but is secluded on the hill above the town with neighbors close by. Buyers and buyers agents to verify all information in this Listing Subject to e and o.


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