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c. 1872 Antebellum

Private near town/Waterfront/Two Houses!
Eagle Rock, Virginia 24085

S.S. Hope House(s) Circa 1872

Swing and Porch
Swing and Porch
Captures part of the full porch, swing and view of the river from top of the staircase
Dream-like Antebellum, riverfront homestead, well above river with easy access. 2 houses on 2 acres (approx) in comfort of mostly restored and updated 1872 and 1873.
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Bay Window view
Bay Window view
House from Lawn
Master house from Driveway
Master house from Driveway
Shows screened porch and car port from entry drive
Guest house from driveway
Guest house from driveway
Shows side entrance to guest house (on River)
view from porch
view from porch
Captures view from front porch at breakfast, overlooking steps down to James River
Dining Room with floor to ceiling window
Dining Room with floor to ceiling window
Master house dining room. To side is beautiful original soapstone fireplace,not shown
Master House Kitchen
Master House Kitchen
Shows included antique oak table, stove, hood, fridge, and counter/sink with cabinets
Master Living Room
Master Living Room
Captures the bay window and beautiful floors in the living room. Fireplace Vermont casting insert on opposing wall. Floor to ceiling windows on riverside
plot of land with buildings
plot of land with buildings
plot of land showing 2 houses, garage and extent of land (595 ft of water front)
Master Bathroom
Master Bathroom
Shows portion of ceramic tiled,large bath with wanescoat
coral/pen view to house
coral/pen view to house
Captures the large double fenced in garden/pen on the lower acre, with up river view to Master House
Bedrooms 5
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 1
Heated Sq. Ft. 3,784
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,478
Stories 2
Acres 1.9
Lot Size 200 x 595


  • Has Rentable Unit(s)
  • Waterfront
  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 2nd Floor Laundry Room
  • Attic
  • Crawl Space
  • Den
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Room
  • Master bedroom upstairs
  • 2 Car Garage
  • Automatic outside lights
  • Carport
  • Casement windows
  • Circular driveway
  • Driveway - Dirt
  • Garden
  • Gated Entry
  • Guest House
  • Patio
  • Storage Building
  • Storm Windows
  • Workshop
  • 2nd Staircase
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Natural gas fireplace
  • Original wood windows
  • Wood floors
  • Tin Roof
  • Central air
  • Dishwasher
  • Heat pump
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Security System
  • Septic Tank
  • Water Heater - Electric
  • 12-foot Ceilings
  • Plaster Walls
  • Ripple Glass
  • Wrap-Around Porch
  • 2 houses: Master & Guest
  • Amazing grounds and path
  • Garden tools/mower
  • Partially furnished
  • River Access 600 feet
  • wonderful water

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Guest and Master houses across from last James River locks and lime kiln. Terrific water access and wonderful wood work (walnut solid doors, wide pine floors, matched stair rails). Living room has fireplace insert Vermont casting stove. Master house is partially furnished, with a few antiques and a few garden tools.

Wonderful clear deep well water supplies both and each has separate septic systems. Guest house plumbed and wired, has radiators set for oil furnace. Master house updated with heat pump; 220 circuit in both. Both houses well maintained with tin roofs, wood siding. Cell phone monitored fire and burglar system for both houses and garage. All around amazing gardens and land with wonderful walking path by river with small private dock. Very private, but 20 min from I81 (no back roads), 40 min to Roanoke, downtown. On private state maintained road with 2 quiet neighbors almost in view. Land is all mowed and usable including large (approx. 40x60ft) doubly high double heavy wire fenced garden, that can serve as pen for dogs or horse.

Master House (2300 sq feet), 4 bedrooms, den, 1.5 bath, large kitchen with large fridge, gas stove/oven, new quiet dishwasher, antique mahogany table and chairs. Large dining area with classic soapstone fireplace, floor to ceiling window overlooking James River, Large living room also with floor to ceiling (high) windows Separate washer/dryer room off entry/kitchen. Master house is two floors with beautiful wooden steps and baluster rails matched to wainscot in foyer. Wide plank original refinished pine floors. A covered porch surrounds 2/3 of the house.

Guest house (1479 sq ft plus full unfinished basement; 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, office, kitchen, Dining Room, Work Room) was originally furniture factory, then community center, then doctor’s office and finally guest house. Has dropped ceiling, nice oak floors, carpeted very large bedroom overlooking river and office/nursery off large central living area. Windows are very large, custom, replaced in 1990s. Smallish updated bathroom with tiled shower. Small dining room and good size eat in kitchen with appliances including electric stove and large refrigerator. Basement is very high ceiling and would make great wood work shop. Heat is high efficiency oil burner; very cool in summer but would be simple basement install if wanted heat pump. Electric hot water heater. Deep well submersed pump; terrific tasting iron and sulfur free water. Previously rented for $450/month until 2003.

Garage is two car with separate room for storage. It is cinder block construction that post dates original buildings. There is electric to garage and cement floor. Burglar alarm is wireless to main system in all buildings.

Archived in October, 2016

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