Historic House Listings

“Misty of Chincoteague” was written in this house! Circa 1894 in Virginia. $972,000

January 20, 2024

Author, Marguerite Henry, stayed in this house while writing, “Misty of Chincoteague”. I loved that book growing up! Chincoteague is such a special place. This bed and breakfast is being sold fully furnished. The house was built in 1894. It is located in Chincoteague Island, Virginia. The house features a large wrap around porch, screened in porch, huge deck, pocket doors, hardwood floors, crown moulding and nice water views. Seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and 3,500 square feet. $972,000

Contact Angela Abell with Beach Bay Realty: 757-710-1598

From the Zillow listing:


Viable Iconic Chincoteague Bed & Breakfast with Special History. The Inn where Marguerite Henry stayed while writing “Misty of Chincoteague”, The Islands oldest and a very successful B&B. Great Waterviews from rooms and Balconies of the Chincoteague Channel. A tastefully decorated Inn offering 7 Bedooms each with its own unique character. Rooms with private baths, Rooms with balconies, one with a private porch, Large common Parlors, Living spaces, Dining Room, Many Porches and Decks , Fireplace & Large Courtyard. Lovely Rocking Chair Wrap Around Front Porch . Located in Downtown Chincoteague Island! Conveys Fully Furnished, equipped. & Turn-Key. Since recent owners have taken ownership, the income has more than doubled! What a great opportunity to own a piece of the Island’s History .



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