Historic House Listings

Civil War Headquarters, Mount Echo, Circa 1790. Four acres in Virginia. $435,000

April 21, 2023

There is so much history with this house. It was formerly used as a Civil War Headquarters and a polling place. Mount Echo was built in 1790. It is located on 3.95 acres in Bentonville, Virginia. The home features a covered front porch, hardwood floors, exposed log walls and stone. There are multiple outbuildings on the property. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,645 square feet. $435,000

Contact Jennifer Avery with Crum Realty: 540-683-0790

From the Zillow listing:


HISTORY LOVERS DREAM! STREAM ON PROPERTY! PANORAMIC VIEWS!  ADDITIONAL 10 ACRE LOT AVAILABLE (VAWR2002876!)  Welcome to Mount Echo! Built in 1790, this historic 2-story log and frame home offers 2,645 finished square feet of living space including four bedrooms and three full baths.  Surrounded by mountains at every turn, this property is absolutely breathtaking.  Enjoy sunsets on your covered front porch as the magic colors wash away the troubles of your day! INTERIOR: Modern kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and ample cabinet storage.  Laundry room/mud room conveniently located off kitchen on main level.  Wood stove located in mudroom will convey.  Large living room has been renovated to bring back a lot of the original splendor including 2 stone fireplaces. Four bedrooms including a primary bedroom with private bath. OUTDOORS: 3.95 acres perfect for a small farmette.  Covered wrap around porch perfect for sunsets, sunrises, afternoon naps, or reading books! Multiple outbuildings including post-beam barn, carriage house, and a workshop with electricity and water service.  Fenced in garden for growing your own home crops.  Blackberries will return this summer! UTILITIES: Electric, plumbing and HVAC are updated. NOTE: Renovations to Mount Echo are currently underway and the house is offered for sale significantly below market value to the right buyer looking for an opportunity to complete finishing works to their taste. ADDITIONAL LOT FOR SALE: See listing VAWR2002876 for full details. HISTORY OF MOUNT ECHO: The house was built in 1790 and the summer kitchen addition was built in 1841.  The house has a long history in Browntown and Warren County from serving as a Civil War headquarters to a polling station for the first election held in Warren County. The house is not listed with the National Historic Trust, however it would certainly qualify as a candidate for consideration given its history and importance in the local area.



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