1826 Federal – Heathsville, VA – $699,000

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Added to OHD on 1/19/20   -   Last OHD Update: 4/12/20   -   21 Comments
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13077 Northumberland Hwy, Heathsville, VA 22473

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  • $699,000
  • 4 Bed
  • 3.5 Bath
  • 4864 Sq Ft
  • 9 Ac.
Brick House Farm-1826 Federal style home, rolling pasture land & lovely gardens w/huge trees. Beautifully renovated retaining historic authenticity w/many original details,including heart pine floors, fireplace mantels, scrolling woodwork, period locks and latches, window glass, dumbwaiter, beamed ceilings in the basement, solid brick walls. Total Sq Ft 4300 w/finished English basement. Charming barns & tractor shed. Brick House Farm has been featured in "Historic sites in VA Northern Neck". Original owner was Blackwell. May have been built by Harding as other similar homes in the area were.
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Andrea Holt / IsaBell K, Horsley Real Estate
804-854-9530 - andreajholt@gmail.com
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19 Comments on 1826 Federal – Heathsville, VA – $699,000

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12209 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Thanks to the agent for sharing her listing with us!

    I suggest visiting her listing page (linked up top), the photos are captioned and gives info on each room.

  2. Randy C says: 429 comments

    This is a beautiful property. I would definitely want to re-create the porch configuration in the historic picture. A bit confused as this listing indicates 4,300 sq. ft., but the realtor’s listing indicates 3,200. That is quite a difference. Am I correct that the kitchen is in the basement? That might take a little getting used to, but still this is a beautiful property with very interesting out buildings.

    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12209 comments

      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      I used the sq footage amount from the description for here.

      • Andrea Holt says: 2 comments

        Thank you for the notes about the sq ft. I revisited the property card on this one. Some of the square footage info is from the county and some from the owner. I am revising the listing today to indicate approx 4864 square feet total. It is 4 levels from basement to main floor to second and third stories. Each level are 1216 square feet. It is very roomy and gets more cozy as you go up.
        Andrea Holt, Listing Agent
        IsaBell K Horsley Real Estate

  3. Laurie W.Laurie W. says: 1700 comments
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    1988 Greek Revival Wannabe in beautiful countryside

    This is a really smashing house. It’s just beautiful & a great deal of original elements remain, a testament to the fine judgment of the owners. I wonder too about the porch & gallery — the ghost of the other half is visible. I’ve watched this place for years — it has been on the market generally since at least 2012 & I can’t figure out why. To me it’s irresistable but unfortunately I need 30 more years and a whole bunch more pocket change to snag it. I hope the right person comes along with both very soon!

  4. StevenFStevenF says: 785 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1969 Regency
    Nashville, TN

    The owners have done a great job with this place – the interior is flawless and they’re certainly not afraid of bold colors. Does the porch shown in the 1947 picture look like it might have been a later addition? It appears (to my novice eye) to be later than the build date, which is 1826. It seems more like a later victorian embellishment to me, but I’m not an expert.

    • JimHJimH says: 5379 comments
      OHD Supporter

      That’s a later porch certainly. Facing south, I don’t think that open balcony ever got much use. Two story porches were common in the Greek Revival period even on farmhouses, and it’s not out of place here. The view of the porch and front door framed by the allée of trees coming up the drive is very pretty imo. I like the back porch too.
      I’d guess the rear ell was the kitchen and they decided to move it downstairs and tear off the addition. That’s not the safe remodeling choice – some folks will think it’s cozy down there and some won’t like it at all.

    • More says: 53 comments

      That would be my take on it as well. No doubt the present porch reflects the earlier time. The ’47 pictured porch certainly had its charm though.

  5. ErnieErnie says: 325 comments

    What a beautiful property. Love the kitchen & all of the open beams. I to would want to have the porch as it is shown in the 1947 photo. Love the gentle slope on the interior stairs.

  6. VMaloneyVMaloney says: 96 comments

    This is a stunning property! I too wondered about the porches but changed my mind when I saw the drive with the trees and the porches at the end, I can just imagine sitting on the top porch and looking down the driveway….beautiful!

  7. HollyLiz says: 46 comments

    What an amazing place! Perfect in almost every detail.

  8. Andrea U. says: 1 comments

    Both the agent and the owner’s first names are Andrea. I am the owner and contributed much labor in the restoration. We changed the front porches to reflect the style of the period appropriate to the house. Our home was built in 1826, likely by the same builder as historic Springfield, which is nearer to Heathsville. In the 1847 photo you see the porch in a Victorian style, which is a much later era. After researching other early 19th century homes, with porches, we opted for a more Federal Style. However, we did purchase porch columns of synthetic material (for the front porches), to avoid deteriation by the elements. Its a great house, with spacious rooms, on substantial, but not overwhelming acreage. Its a great place to have house guests, and to entertain.

  9. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 12209 comments

    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Posted 2018, moved to the front page for another look.

  10. LadyTexasLadyTexas says: 196 comments
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    1979 Traditional
    Plano, TX

    LIKE 🙂

  11. MWMW says: 923 comments

    This really is a great looking house and property. And is not far from where I grew up in MD on the eastern shore, at least as far as the crow flies. It is probably only 40-45 miles away in a straight line, but it is across the Chesapeake Bay and it is a very long drive by car! So close, yet so far. Tempting.


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