1878 Italianate – Culpeper, VA

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8467 Sperryville Pke, Culpeper, VA 22701

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  • $300,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 1788 Sq Ft
  • 51.24 Ac.
51 +/- wooded acres with about 1 acre open in front of a wood siding farmhouse built in 1878, no indoor plumbing but house has a hand dug well , but house has fantastic possibilities with original plaster walls and nice wood work trim, house has 100 amp electrical service survey shows 2 parcels (49.5475 and 1.6991 acres )

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10 Comments on 1878 Italianate – Culpeper, VA

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  1. Tracy says: 92 comments

    Almost a time capsule, including no indoor plumbing. If you want to live more like the pioneers, here’s the perfect opportunity. Great house once it is cleaned up as long as a flipper doesn’t get hold of it and wash it down in a sea of white paint…

  2. norma says: 39 comments

    I am impressed, beautiful wood trim, just beautiful.

  3. Robt. W. says: 351 comments

    From the leading (historic) photo, I wondered how that could possibly be $475,000 in Culpeper…and then all was revealed. Terrific house, rich in original details, and unspoiled.

  4. Jim says: 5387 comments

    Not cheap, but very nice property and a great project house. (It occurred to me that the little girl on the porch might still be around and chasing folks away – otherwise, how has this been sitting there so long without being vandalized?)

  5. Bev says: 17 comments

    Love this one!

  6. Barbara says: 62 comments

    I love this one, too!

  7. sbailey says: 58 comments

    certainly a trip back in time… very nice…

  8. John Shiflet says: 5542 comments

    The best period feature in this suspended-in-time house is the faux graining. (appears to be mimmicking quarter-sawn or “tiger” Oak) When it was well-done, as in this house, it had just as much status as the real thing. Probably fewer than 1% of old houses still have this kind of treatment. Others still have it, but it’s buried under coats of paint and will never be re-discovered. A historic architectural purist could have fun with this place.

  9. BobH says: 76 comments

    this is a real treasure. glad it is still intact.

  10. toscar says: 46 comments

    My 1887 W. Grant Whitney house in Payette, Idaho had the faux graining on all of the fir doors. The trim work was fir stained a walnut color. The combo of dark trim around the faux grained golden oak colored doors was a knockout.

    Not to mention the spectacular ornate solid walnut staircase.

    The people I sold it to burned it for the insurance money in 1985. …… 🙁



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