Luxury living on Charles City’s tree line west side best describes this 1900 Renaissance Revival style brick house. With the exception of two small additions, the exterior appears virtually as it was originally built. Currently a single family home, the following features make this an extraordinary property.
Exterior – Completely restored wrap around front porch with wainscoting and composite posts. Brick exterior with beaded mortar joints. beautiful gardens and disease resistant frontier elm trees throughout the property. Permeable paved streets surrounding the property.
Main Floor – There are 9 foot ceilings throughout the entire home. The front foyer has the original light fixture and floor tile and local marble. An exquisite open staircase greets you in the front hallway. The piano parlor has restored oak floors, birds-eye maple molding, a new cast plaster coffered ceiling, crown molding, and French doors to the front entryway and pocket doors to the dining room. The dining room features oak wood, a coffered ceiling, the original built-in hutch covering the entire north wall, and an authentic fully electrified gas/electric light fixture. Kitchen has new cherry cabinets and built-in oven and countertop range, servants pantry. Main floor powder room with charming marble sink and crown molding. Rear servant’s staircase. A formal livingroom with curly birch wood molding, original brick fireplace (with built-in attached seating), restored maple floors, crown molding, and a built-in hutch, creates the feeling of warmth and beauty. The large picture window provides a stunning view of the manicured grounds surrounding this home.
Second Story – A front landing and hallway leads through French doors out to the second story porch. There is a master bedroom with a master bathroom. The maple floors have been restored. Two additional large bedrooms (one with a 1/2 bathroom) coupled with a new bathroom featuring a Jacuzzi tub and separate shower (with in floor heating) are enhanced by a second floor laundry and large linen and clothes closet with built-in drawers and dumb waiter.
Third Story – Two bedrooms with maple floors and a large unfinished, walk-in attic/storage room complete this classical home. Dick Young and Charles Thomson have been responsible for the restoration of much of this home.
- Lot size 123×198
- 2 full bathrooms
- Full unfinished basement
- 5340 sq. ft.
- (2) 1/2 bathrooms
- Modern cherry kitchen
- 5 bedrooms
- 22×25 detached garage
- Net taxes $4503