Historic House Listings

Deal of the Day! Circa 1898. Over 18 acres in Virginia. $329,000

February 25, 2023

This seems like a decent deal! This home was built in 1898. It is located on 18.66 acres in Drakes Branch, Virginia. The home features a covered front porch, some original hardwood floors, chair rails, baseboards and built-in bookshelves. The property features raised garden beds and fenced in pastures. Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and 3,038 square feet. $329,000

Contact Larry D. Atkins with State Wide Realty Company: 434-392-6163

From the Zillow listing:


Got Chickens?? Want Chickens?? Here’s the home you’ve been looking for! Two-story Victorian/folk dwelling built in 1898 on 18.66 acres of mostly open land. This property is currently functioning as a mini farm with fenced pastures, raised garden beds, a movable chicken coop and out-buildings. There are newly planted apple and peach trees. The donkey pasture has approx. 75% new barbed wire fencing. The interior features wood floors, 9′- 9 ceilings, transoms above the doors, with decorative rosette corner blocks in the door frames, a front and back staircase and a second-floor laundry room with washer and dryer. Currently, there are four rooms upstairs which are being used as bedrooms but if you need a first-floor bedroom, there is a living room which could be converted. The kitchen is spacious and modern with a walk-in pantry. As far as the current owners know, the metal roof is original. Masonry fireplaces are not in working order.



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