Historic House Listings

Stone cottage near the Skyline Caverns in Virginia. Circa 1950. $250,000

January 30, 2024

I love stone houses! This one isn’t far from the Skyline Caverns and the Shenandoah River State Park. The house was built in 1950. It is located on .40 acre in Front Royal, Virginia. The house features a covered front porch, a large side deck and a cute interior. There is a detached storage shed on the property. Two bedrooms, one bathroom and 768 square feet. $250,000

Contact Donna Chong with Pearson Smith Realty: 703-863-4438

From the Zillow listing:


Introducing a Charming Stone Cottage near Skyline Caverns and Shenandoah River State Park Calling all star gazers!!! Nestled in the picturesque countryside, this cozy stone cottage offers the perfect escape for a weekend getaway or a year-round retreat. Whether you’re looking to unwind on the large covered wrap-around porch or savor a barbecue on the side deck, this property provides an inviting and tranquil haven to enjoy nature at its finest. As you step inside, envision your loved ones gathering here for a quick trip to the river or discovering Skyline Caverns. Upon entering, you’ll find an additional front room that can be easily adapted to suit your needs. Use it as a dining area for special occasions, an extra living room for relaxation, or even convert it into an additional sleeping area with bunk beds for guests. Cozy up by the stove in this area as you enjoy a lively evening of game night or reading your favorite tales. Don’t miss the newer, white kitchen cabinets with farmhouse-style open shelving, and butcher block countertops adding a touch of rustic elegance to this charming stone cottage. This open concept floor plan flows directly into the family room where you can relax and unwind after your day of adventures or smoking your favorite meat. Conveniently located next to the kitchen, is the laundry area that features a stacked washer and dryer and cabinets and counter space for folding and ample space for food and supply storage. Practical upgrades include a new HVAC 2023, water heater that’s approximately six years old, a newer dishwasher, range installed just five years ago, and a washer/dryer that was replaced at the end of 2020. Roof between 5-7 years old. You’ll also find newer light fixtures, a ceiling fan for added comfort, and an updated toilet for your convenience. Newer paint and laminate flooring throughout to provide an easy to maintain and enhanced updated feel. For outdoor enthusiasts, a shed is available to store your canoes and kayaks, ensuring you’re always ready for a river adventure. Additionally, there’s a tent storage unit on the property if you require extra storage space for your belongings. Embrace the tranquility of country living while enjoying modern comforts in this delightful property near Skyline Caverns (only .4 miles away) and Shenandoah River State Park (only 6.6 miles away). Whether you seek a weekend escape or year-round serenity, this stone cottage offers the perfect retreat with easy access to nature’s wonders.



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