$3,500,000
6 Beds
5.5 Baths
11,034 SqFt
0.29 Acre Lot
12,632 Sqft Lot
Status Active
Property Type Detached
Year Built 1841
Neighborhood None
Days on Website 42

Property Map

$3,500,000 – 1 W Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220

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Courtesy of One South Realty Group, LLC.

Description

Words fail to describe the true significance of the Ellen Glasgow House. Built in 1841, the property is listed as both a Virginia and National Historic Landmark. “The Square Gray House” of the Pulitzer Prize winning author was the location where she wrote all but one of her novels. Ellen emotively stated “The fibers of my personality are interwoven, I feel, with some indestructible element of the place; and this element is superior to time and chance”. This property is perhaps the best true preservation of a home in Central VA due to its continual use and loving maintenance, and is best evidenced by the century old wallpaper installed by Ellen in her writing room still being intact. As equally noteworthy is the home’s architectural significance. Mary Wingfield Scott was stirred to write in Houses of Old Richmond that “The house is in the most perfect condition of any of the remaining Greek Revival mansions.” and “The Doric columns of the entrance are considerably heavier than those of the Barret, Clarke or Bransford houses. The Glasgow mansion gives an impression of solid dignity” Having the opportunity and privilege of owning this property is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Dishwasher
  • Gas Cooking
  • Gas Water Heater

Basement

  • Full
  • Partially Finished
  • Walk-Out Access

Bathrooms

  • 1 half bathroom
  • 5 full bathrooms
  • 6 total bathrooms

Bedrooms

  • 6 total bedrooms

House

  • 2 total stories
  • Built in 1841
  • Stories: 2
  • 11,034 sqft living area
  • Victorian
  • Brick
  • Frame
  • Stucco
  • Rear Porch
  • Front Porch
  • Deck
  • Porch

Cooling

  • Central Air
  • Zoned

Exterior Features

  • Deck
  • Porch

Fence

  • Full
  • Wrought Iron

Fireplaces

  • 13 fireplaces
  • Masonry

Floors

  • Carpet
  • Tile
  • Wood

Garage

  • 2 garage spaces

Heating

  • Forced Air
  • Natural Gas
  • Zoned

Interior Features

  • Bookcases
  • Built-in Features
  • Separate/Formal Dining Room
  • High Ceilings
  • Bath in Master Bedroom

Listing

  • Property Subtype: Detached

Location

  • County: Richmond City
  • Subdivision: None

Lot

  • 0.29 acres
  • Area: 0.29

Parking

  • Detached
  • Finished Garage
  • Garage
  • Heated Garage

Possession

  • Close Of Escrow

Property

  • Resale
  • City

Roof

  • Flat
  • Slate

Schools

  • Elementary School: Fox
  • Middle School: Binford
  • High School: Armstrong

Sewer

  • Public Sewer

Taxes

  • Annual Amount: $18,025
  • Year: 2020

Windows

  • Storm Window(s)

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