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$ 1,195,000

1792 Federal

3719 South Lee Highway
Glasgow, Virginia 24555

Fancy Hill

Fancy Hill is a breathtaking piece of history!! Being the largest of the famous Seven Hills of Rockbridge County, this historic Federal style manor features grand white columns, meticulously manicured Williamsburg lawns & is perched on a knoll with gorgeous views of rolling pastures and mountains.
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3719 S Lee Hwy. Glasgow

Bedrooms 4
Full Baths 2
Half Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 4,413
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,426
Stories 2
Acres 22

Property Taxes
$ 5,790
Assessed Tax Value
$ 782,400
MLS No. 135901


  • 2 Car Garage
  • Barn
  • Outbuildings
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Fireplaces
  • Wood floors
  • 3 Car Garage
  • Paneled walls

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More About This House

Built in the late 18th century, the mansion has undergone renovations, restoration and additions while maintaining its original architectural integrity. 22+ acres offer space for horses, orchards, gardens & public gatherings. The elegant grounds present several buildings including a barn, spacious equipment building and a quaint unfinished office or guest house. Located in the southern end of Rockbridge County, Fancy Hill has easy access to I-81 & Rt 11 — perfect for public events.Close by is a cidery, brewery, winery, the Main Gait Horse Center, the Buddhist Center, Natural Bridge (now a State Park), the Natural Bridge Zoo and the Safari Park. This majestic and historical homestead is only 10 minutes from downtown Lexington.

4,413 sq ft, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2 half baths. A guest suite over the garage awaits renovation.

There are 10 fireplaces -- all lined!!

All of the brick mansions comprising the Seven Hills are currently on the National Register of Historic Places.

Recent Improvements

• All new mortar in brick. Chinking includes mortar joint as original and colored“Flamingo C-81” as original. $205,000

• New roof with hand-made slate (Supra slate) $75,000

• New Copper gutter and downspouts - 14 gauge. $21,500

• Exterior cornice. Hand-built material as original. $15,000

• All electrical replaced. 600 amp service. $30,500

• All new plumbing and fixtures. Replaced with copper. $24,900

• Rerouted all electrical and phone lines underground. No lines on property— all underground. $8,500

• Interior wallpapering. 4 rooms hand painted. $19,000

• Interior painting— all old paint stripped in inside and outside. $25,000

• All hardware replaced. Solid brass hinges, solid brass ball bearing. All hardware, hinges, solid brass polished plus additions of 7 handmade Colonial Williamsburg
exterior locks. $38,000

• Plantation shutters and inside additions. $18,390

Additional Improvements

• Plantation shutters and inside additions. $18,390

• Insulation, new throughout. $4,500

• Plaster replaced. 3 coats of plaster plus wood lathed. $15,900

• New gas boiler. 500 gallon underground tank. Old oil furnace has 1,000 gallon underground tank if ever needed. $12,400.

• All chimneys relined with copper caps. $29,700

All new electrical exteriors, hand-made reproduction. $23,888

• Four original fixtures, rewired and restored. $11,100

Additional improvements

• Kitchen cabinets. House Front just primed and painted. All barn roofs being painted, partly finished. Rear of house and one side to be primed and painted when weather permits. All appliances only 4 years old. $4,850

• Custom drapes. Labor $9,000 Material $9,500

• Refinished floor. Original Heart Pine floors sanded and finished. $5,500

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