Own a piece of history. This Circa 1828 home is now for sale in the historic district, “Olde Towne” in Portsmouth Virginia. The original home was a Salt Box Style built circa 1828 and the newest addition is a Queen Anne/Victorian Style added circa 1909.
The home has been completely restored from the framing inward. The dinning room boast the original peg hardwood flooring from the early 1800’s. The front parlor/living room and foyer flooring is original to this addition in the era of 1909.
From the Victorian style covered front porch .. you enter into a formal foyer with a beautiful oak staircase … complete with the brass dust buster finials in the corner of each step. Pocket doors lead you into the front parlor with a gas fireplace and solid french style doors leading into the dinning room, which also boast a corner gas fireplace.
The Kitchen is modern with plenty of corian style counter top space and a great little breakfast nook seating area. The family room back off the kitchen is spacious with a full bath on the fires floor … that includes a period original claw foot tub. Leading out to the back yard is a large utility room.
On the upper level the original oak staircase leads one to the upper floor of the circa 1909 addition and a large front bedroom with double closets. Step down one step into the original Salt Box portion of the home and a hallway that leads to a second bedroom, hall bath and the rear master bedroom with its private double vanity full bath.
The home fronts on the brick sidewalks of historic Olde Town Portsmouth. Plenty of front street parking plus off street parking in the rear of the home. The backyard is a typical Victorian era yard and garden ….. large enough to have a kitchen garden and small enough for private conversations under the shade of a giant tree and detached garden shed, all surrounded by a white picket fence.
With a total of 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 full baths and modern updates, this home gives you the feel of living another century with modern day conveniences. The location is perfect within easy walking to all that Historic Olde Town has to offer. Located at 613 London St. Portsmouth. Va.
Virginia Beach,Va. Real Estate Sales and Solutions – Rick Sterling, Broker – Realtor Specializing in the cities of Virginia Beach and Norfolk, but also serving the cities of Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Hampton and Newport News and Cape Charles on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. All commonly referred to as Hampton Roads.
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