Selling at auction to the highest bidder, this wonderful home offers modern comforts while providing a charming glimpse into the past.
A carefully preserved walk through history from the original home circa 1790 to the Colonial and Greek expansions in the early 1800's to its modern state with conveniences such as kitchen, baths, and central heat and air (dual zone heat pump)
3,512 sq.ft. with 3 bedrooms (1 main level, 2 upstairs) and 2 full baths (1 main level, 1 upstairs)
Eight fireplaces throughout the home with well-preserved original mantels.
Heart pine floors
The north parlor features wide paneling cut from a single tree
Stenciling replicated from Moses Eaton patterns and other local historic patterns
Beautiful slate roof in excellent condition
Old cemetery behind home enclosed in a beautiful stacked stone wall with many unique features
The home sits on 25 private acres of the original estate yet is just over a mile from the quaint Main St of Brookneal. As you approach the home, fenced pastures line the right hand side of the drive. Closer to the home a field opens to the left as you enter the circular drive and finally see the stately home. The sidewalk is lined with mature boxwoods and shaded by an old holly tree. As you approach the house, the magnificent hexastyle Greek Revival porch stands out with it's Doric columns, quarried stone foundation, and welcoming front door with sidelights topped with stained glass.
Just one mile from Main St Brookneal, 40min to Lynchburg, 40min to Danville, and 2hrs to Richmond