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Want this! Kerr Log Cabin and Smithy. Circa 1794 in Virginia. $350,000

April 20, 2023

I love this Kerr Log Cabin and Smithy! The log cabin was built in 1794. The brick addition was a blacksmith shop and it was built in 1850. The home is located on .50 acres in Brownsburg, Virginia. The log home features hardwood floors, exposed beams in ceiling, log walls and wood ceilings. There is a screened in back porch. Three bedrooms, two bathrooms and 1,796 square feet. $350,000

Contact Will Moore with James Wm. Moore Real Estate: 540-460-4602

From the Zillow listing:


Located in the heart of the historic village of Brownsburg, the Kerr Log Cabin and Smithy c. 1794 is an exceptionally well-preserved 18th century log home prominently situated on scenic VA Rt. 252 between Lexington and Staunton. With many original architectural elements like its stone foundation and log girders and walls, the property seamlessly incorporates its c. 1850 brick addition originally used as a blacksmith shop. The first floor consists of a great room with beautiful hardwood floors, exposed log walls and rafters, wood burning fireplace, and dining area; a charming kitchen with exposed brick; master bedroom; and full bath. Two separate staircases provide access to upper level quarters including another expansive bedroom with a fireplace and full bath. The private rear screened porch overlooking a sizable backyard with a small brook offers a timeless place to unwind and relax. Surrounded by some of the Shenandoah Valley’s most scenic landscapes and mountains, the village of Brownsburg was placed on the Virginia historic register and on the national register as a historic district. Remarkably unchanged for over 200 years, Brownsburg now boasts a museum showcasing the history, arts, and culture of the area. Property can be sold furnished.



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