Historic House Listings

Wow. “Lovell”, Circa 1840. Even has an airplane hangar. On 165 acres in Virginia. $2,750,000

September 6, 2022

This is quite an estate! There is even an airplane hangar. “Lovell” was built in 1840. This Georgian style home is located on 165 acres in Locust Dale, Virginia. The home features a gated entrance, double front porches, crown molding, heart pine floors, double front doors, wide baseboards, pocket doors, library and a music room. There are four tenant houses on the property. Three are rented out to long term renters and one is used as an Airbnb. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 8,380 square feet. $2,750,000

Contact Bridget Archer with Gayle Harvey Real Estate

From the Zillow listing:


Located in the Virginia Piedmont region, east of the Blue Ridge Mountains, sits Lovell c.1840, a stately Georgian Manor house on 165 +/- acres of rolling farmland with 3 ponds and bordered by the Robinson River. Surrounded on three sides by properties under conservation easement, Lovell enjoys the timeless beauty & the tradition of Virginia hunt country w/Bull Run Hunt as a neighboring property. Entering through the front doors framed w/ glass transom and side lights set in the double wedding ring style, you find intricate woodwork & original heart pine flooring, 10′ ceiling, 9 original mantled fireplaces, 4BR, 1.5BA, LR, Library, Music Rm, kitchen, walk-out English basement w/ 3 BR apartment. There are 3 tenant houses rented w/long term renters and 1 tenant house used as Airbnb, airplane hanger, and numerous barns and outbuildings. A new rear wing addition includes a gathering room with conversation area, dining with cooking FP, gourmet kitchen, powder room on first floor, an office & beautiful primary BR suite on the second floor, a terrace level with laundry rm, garage, wood storage. Wide white pine floors milled in New Hampshire, details and craftsmanship are seen throughout. See on-line brochure for detailed information.



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