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$ 575,000

1855 Federal

Diamond Hill
Lynchburg, Virginia

The Blackford Mansion

The Blackford Mansion- built in 1855 sits atop Historic Diamond Hill in Downtown Lynchburg. This home has been meticulously and lovingly renovated by the current owners to preserve and restore the original details while providing all of today's modern conveniences. Herringbone wood floors and crystal chandeliers greet you into light filled rooms where french doors open on to an expansive and inviting side porch that looks over a rare double lot. The other side of the home features a custom library and family room as well as a guest or in law suite. The Upstairs includes a large master suite with walk in closet and marble bath, along with 3 additional bedrooms and another full marble bath. There is no home like this one, Every detail better than the last, don't miss out on your opportunity to own this extraordinary piece restored of architecture.

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Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 3
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 4,965
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,491
Stories 2.0
Acres 1.1
Property Taxes
$5,100.45
MLS No. 306949

Features.

  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Bedroom
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Breakfast Room
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Music Room
  • Study
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Walk out Basement
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • Fenced Yard
  • Fresh paint
  • Garden
  • Guest House
  • Rear Deck
  • Restored exterior
  • Storage Building
  • Storm Windows
  • Basement Workshop
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Gas Logs
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Original wood windows
  • Metal Roof
  • Walk-In Closets
  • Wood floors
  • Central air
  • City sewer
  • City water supply
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas heating
  • Heat pump
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • Butler's Pantry
  • 11-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)
  • Plaster Walls
  • Pocket Doors
  • Transoms
  • Wrap Around Porch

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Victoria Bartholomew

Phone: Victoria@Victoriabartholomew.com
Mobile: 434 942-4274

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Recent Improvements

Added Interior Plantation Shutters
- Repaired all Windows
- Replaced Roof
- Renovated all Hidden Gutters
- Replaced all Gutters and Downspouts
- Rebuilt Chimneys from attic up
- Reinforced west Chimney in basement
- Installed Ceiling Speakers throughout first floor of house
- Installed duct work throughout house
- Installed three zone HVAC with gas heat backup
- Moved and rebuilt staircase from rear of house to original location
-Gutted and Renovated three full and one half bath (with marble and restoration hardware bath fixtures and fittings)
- Complete restore/rebuild of all three porches including enlargement of back porch
-Added portico to west front of home
- Painted entire interior of home
- Painted entire exterior of home
- Replaced all kitchen & laundry appliances within last four years.
-Replaced hot water tank
- Installed rear court yard
- Installed front brick sidewalk
- Planted over thirty trees in the yard
- Installed Cupola to match missing
- original Installed new wood floors on first floor of (except family room and bedroom)
- Reclaimed and re-laid floors on second floor (except front two bedrooms)
- Refinished all floors
- Rewired entire house with all new electrical
- Re-plumbed entire house with all new plumbing
- Added Lutron dimmers and switches throughout home
- Added custom mahogany storm doors
- Roughed in gas lines for all seven fireplaces
- Added custom oak built-in book cases to library
- Added custom media center to family room
- Added custom media center to east front bedroom
- Added Carrera marble fireplace surrounds in Living Room, Dining Room and Library
- Added matching custom build fireplace mantles to Living Room and Dining Room
- Added rough in plumbing for butler’s pantry
- Added new Baldwin door hardware throughout home
- Added new crown molding throughout home

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Listing No. 27096

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