Gothic Revival in Gretna, VA

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5685 Riceville Rd, Gretna, VA 24557

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  • $220,000
  • 5 Bed
  • 2 Bath
  • 2640 Sq Ft
  • 10.5 Ac.
Sharswood by architect A. J. Davis. This beautiful well preserved character historic home contains 2, 640 sq ft of living space on 10.50 acres with wonderful country views!. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on first floor with two bedrooms upstairs. Main home sits off the road with old estate office near by. Side screened porch, numerous outbuildings and long road frontage.
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Ramsey Yeatts, Ramsey Yeatts & Associates
434-250-5689
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4 Comments on Gothic Revival in Gretna, VA

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  1. CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 1091 comments
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    Charleston, SC

    Local history states that this Gothic Revival house was in fact designed by Alexander Jackson Davis and pre-cut for delivery as a kit for another site. The brothers Charles Edwin and Nathaniel Crenshaw Miller bought the kit and had the house constructed sometime in the 1850’s. The outbuilding was evidently used as an office, and the wrapping addition dates to the 20th century. HABS has a listing but no scanned pics.

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  2. now that’s back when they knew how to make kits!!! What a great house!!! I’d tone down the bright aqua color and paint it in the pool that I’d put in either right off the basement exit or where that birdbath is on the side!

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  3. SherryLynnSherryLynn says: 100 comments
    Marion, AR

    I absolutely love this house! 🙂

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  4. MichaelMichael says: 2670 comments
    1979 That 70's show
    Otis Orchards, WA

    I love the look of this charming house, from the barge boards to those great chimneys!

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