Historic House Listings

Multiple outbuildings! The O. W. Mears House, Circa 1920. On 2 1/2 acres in Virginia. $348,000

February 14, 2023

There’s a lot of storage in those outbuildings! This is known as the O. W. Mears House. Mr. Mears was a well known auctioneer. The home was built in 1920. It is located on 2.54 acres in Parksley, Virginia. The home features an enclosed front porch, some hardwood floors, knotty pine and baseboards. The house could definitely use some updating and undoing of past renovations. Three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,762 square feet. $348,000

Contact Magdalena Stodghill with Coldwell Banker Harbour Realty

From the Zillow listing:


Own a piece of Eastern Shore history with this charming farmhouse surrounded by acres of farmland. This unique property was home to the lively auctions of well known auctioneer O.W. Mears. House is quaint and move in ready. There are 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms with one bedroom on the first floor. Charming kitchen with large pantry, where many pies and cakes were made and sold at the auctions. Former poultry houses converted to auction houses with a plethora of storage. Perfect for the car collector or to store large equipment for the home business. This private homestead is convenient to the town of Parksley and Rte. 13 for easy trips north or south. Do not miss out on this charming property!



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