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1919 Historic Estate

Covington, Virginia

Dramatic Estate Luke Drive, Covington VA

Front View
Front View
In Alleghany County, Near The Homestead and Greenbrier Hotels
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Living Room
Living Room
Florida Room
Florida Room
Dining Rooom
Dining Rooom
Bedrooms 11
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 2
Heated Sq. Ft. 12,324
Stories 3
Acres 25


  • 1st Floor Bath
  • 1st Floor Laundry Room
  • Basement
  • Dining room
  • Entry Hall
  • Foyer
  • Kitchen
  • Library
  • Living room
  • Music Room
  • Unfinished Basement
  • Carport
  • Circular driveway
  • Pool - In Ground
  • Porch
  • Fireplaces
  • Grand staircase
  • High Ceilings
  • Wood floors
  • Servant's Staircase
  • Sleeping Porch
  • 2 Fireplaces. Den and Living Room
  • Large Covered Front Porch
  • Private Well and Septic
  • Radiator Gas Heat
  • Window A/C Units

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This majestic home boasts of nature's beauty and serenity. Drive up your private one mile driveway to be home and enjoy the 24+ acres overlooking sparkling city lights and majestic mountain views. Luke's estate was built in 1919 by Wm Luke (a founder of Westvaco) who together with his large family lived here until approximately 1960. In 1976 the 2nd owners Michael and Jean Shepard and their family came to the rescue and restoration of this fine old historical home. The estate is located near the city of Covington and is in Alleghany County. Here is the link to learn more about the area www.covington.va.us/ and County. This home would make an incredible Bed & Breakfast with the versatility of it's numerous rooms and square footage. There are 11 Bedrooms, 6 & 2 1/2 Baths, dramatic open foyer, unbelievable living room, banquet size dining room, library, office, kitchen, laundry, 2 sun porches, sleeping porches, sitting room, Florida room, verandas and large rocking chair covered front porch. Total square footage is 12,324. Outside entertaining offers an in ground pool surrounded by nostalgia and the past. For a complete virtual tour and floor plans of this once is a lifetime home and property please visit www.cherylham.com or call today for your own personalized tour. Zoned Agricultural. Lots of usage available for this home and property. Email agent for documentation.
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