Virginia was a Colony when this home was built. The Declaration of Independence was still 6 years in the future!
History buffs: The front portion of this 3,000 sqft Home dates to 1770, and was built as a modest 2-room house. Over the centuries, it was expanded 3 times to its current size. It first housed a Merchant, who sold it to a Rope Maker for the ships visiting Alexandria. The rear stable was re-built into a Kitchen sometime in the late 1800's/early 1900's. Today, it stands as a 4-bedroom, 2-full & 2-half-bath home with that has seen Alexandria grow from its infancy to the bustling City it is today.
One of the unique features of this delightful home is a Detached House by virtue of the brick-walled North and South Gardens. This allows exquisite natural light into the house from both Gardens. The larger South Garden features a Grape Arbor for delightful shade.
As you can imagine, the floors are old wide-plank heart pine/fir, there are plenty of built-ins to showcase possessions, and 3 Fireplaces (there were more at one time). Room sizes are very generous, with the Primary being 20x18. Quite large for Old Town!
The Kitchen and Baths were remodeled in the 1960's and 1970's, so are due for updates.
Courtesy of: McEnearney Associates, Inc. Listing information provided courtesy of the Bright MLS. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use, and it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Updated: 3rd October, 2022 8:42 PM (UTC)
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