Historic House Listings

Riverfront farm in Virginia. On 12 acres. Circa 1888. $279,000

July 21, 2022

Pretty riverfront! If you pull up satellite view it looks like the river is farm enough away from the house to hopefully not be an issue. The home was built in 1888. It is located on 12 acres in Arrington, Virginia. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, original siding, wide plank floors and chair rails. There are several farm buildings on the property. The home is situated on the banks of the Tye River in Nelson County. Four bedrooms, one bathroom and 2,426 square feet. $279,000

Contact Charlie Wineberg with Mountain Area Nest Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Riverfront Farm! Sitting proudly on the hill overlooking sunny fields and river valley, 79 South Powell Island is the quintessential small farm. History suggests the original mid 19th c. dwelling consisted of today’s Dining Room and Kitchen. Wide plank floors, handsome stair, trim and historic siding remain. Added to in stages, there are now 4 bedrooms, a full bath, and a spacious living room, in addition to the dining room and kitchen. The farm buildings include a large barn, livestock shed, storage shed and what history suggests was the builder’s blacksmith shop. The property includes about 10 acres open and over 800 feet of Tye River frontage. An easement to the an easy river put-in, across the neighboring property, is part of the offering. This property is worthy of renovation and will be sold strictly “as is”. Enjoy the country life at 79 South Powell Island on Nelson County’s fabled Tye River.



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