1856 – Richmond, VA

Added to OHD on 5/16/12   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   4 Comments
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1900 Avondale Ave, Richmond, VA 23227

  • $225,000
  • 5 Bed
  • 3.5 Bath
  • 3918 Sq Ft
  • 1.97 Ac.
Historic Property can be placed on register with restoration. Perfect for the restoration and history buff. Formerly Deep Run Hunt Club & Country Club of VA main clubhouse c.1856. House solid as a rock needs exterior trim repair, roof leak repair and misc. cosmetic updating and repairs. Home is full of owners belongings and it is difficult to see in its entirety. 4 working and restored fireplaces, pool needs refurbishment, vaulted triple bead ceilings, triple bead wainscotting, boxed beam ceilings in Billiard room, commercial kitchen added in rear of house, butlers pantry with elevator works as domestic kitchen, originally built in 1815 and has a civil war burial ground on this almost 2 acre property in the city. Historic photo is from VA State Library and shows full porch.

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4 Comments on 1856 – Richmond, VA

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  1. BobH says: 77 comments

    this is a great old house but it was decimated by the state and federal governments when they placed MAJOR interstates right smack up against the house.

    The only way to save this house is to give it away and make the give-away conditional on moving the house.

    This is a disgrace.

    • Jim says: 5157 comments

      It’s sad, but the highways would have encroached on history no matter where they put them. Should we do without?

      • Mark says: 145 comments

        That is a lot of highway right at your door step. But then again, the rest of the suburban/urban sprawl around the house did just as much to take away from the property as the highway.

  2. Barbara says: 63 comments

    poor house.

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