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c. 1690 Cottage
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Description of property: Original Home was 2-Story with Basement built in 1690 in Essex County of Virginia. Located in proximity to Richmond to the West, Reedville to the East, Fredericksburg North and Yorktown/Williamsburg to the South, Property has high elevation and area is slightly rolling topography. Many historic sites within short driving distance (Stratford Manor).
Later, another home on the property, dated 1850, was moved to be combined with the original structure. Visible joining can be detected from the exterior by a trained eye. Basement was expanded to accommodate the larger structure. Basement walls are brick. Property has recently been updated with Handicap features to accommodate the owner's physical needs. Home has Eat-in Kitchen with Fireplace,, 2 Baths (one handicap with roll-in shower on the First Floor). Master Bedroom with Fireplace in the original part of home, Upstairs has 2 Bedrooms and Full Bath.
Basement area has several rooms with a current bedroom in the original basement prtion. Basement has Pellet Furnace and Laundry Room and storage areas.. Home has Hard Pine Floors. Enclosed Front Porch, Handicap Ramp and Large Deck, Farmette is known as VERNON FARM, with cleared 3.5 + acres, fenced, Many sheds and out-buildings. Family formerly raised and sold flowers, vegetables, raised horses and trained dogs and worked in construction field. Equipment, Furnishings, Tools will be sold on Jan 31st following the auction of the Real Estate at 10 am.
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Archived in September, 2015