1 W Main Street, Richmond, VA 23220

$3,500,000
6
BD
6
BA
11,034
SqFt
List Price
$3,500,000
Days on Market
7
MLS#
CVR-2028069
Status
ACTIVE
Type
Single Family Residential
Style
Victorian
Year Built
1841
Bedrooms
6
Full-baths
5
Half-baths
1
County
Richmond City
Region
10 - Richmond

Property Description

Words fail to describe the true significance of the Ellen Glasgow House. Built in 1841, the property is listed as both a Virginia and National Historic Landmark. "The Square Gray House" of the Pulitzer Prize winning author was the location where she wrote all but one of her novels. Ellen emotively stated "The fibers of my personality are interwoven, I feel, with some indestructible element of the place; and this element is superior to time and chance". This property is perhaps the best true preservation of a home in Central VA due to its continual use and loving maintenance, and is best evidenced by the century old wallpaper installed by Ellen in her writing room still being intact. As equally noteworthy is the home's architectural significance. Mary Wingfield Scott was stirred to write in Houses of Old Richmond that "The house is in the most perfect condition of any of the remaining Greek Revival mansions." and "The Doric columns of the entrance are considerably heavier than those of the Barret, Clarke or Bransford houses. The Glasgow mansion gives an impression of solid dignity" Having the opportunity and privilege of owning this property is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity

Additional Information

Acres
0.29
Living Area
11,034
Exterior Features
Deck, Porch
Elementary School
Fox
Middle School
Binford
High School
Armstrong
Roof
Flat, Slate
Appliances
Dishwasher, Gas Water Heater
Cooling
Central Air, Zoned
Heating
Forced Air, Natural Gas, Zoned
Basement
Full, Partially Finished, Walk-Out Access
Taxes
$18,025

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