5 Beds | 3 Baths | 3,180 Sq Ft | 1873 Year Built | Contract
Known as the Brown House, circa 1873, this elegant well proportioned South Samuel Street house in historic Charles Town is situated on a beautiful large corner lot bordered by limestone and river rock stone walls, with stone entrances to the rear paved driveway from Wall Street and South Mildred Street. Set back among the draping evergreen trees the front facade welcomes you with an expansive Doric columned front porch and fanlight entry with sidelights. Constructed on a symmetrical I-house plan the main level offers a beautiful center hall foyer with a formal dining room, formal living room and a family room off the foyer. A den/office boasting four large windows with a full bath and closet that could be used as a bedroom and the kitchen with eat in area, built-in corner cupboard and laundry area complete the main level. The elegant wood banister staircase to the second floor delights with a lovely expansive window and built in window seat at the landing bringing light into the space and offering views of the area. Five bedrooms and two full bathrooms are situated off the grand second floor center hall. The enclosed light filled upper back porch offers beautiful views of the area overlooking Jefferson Memorial Park. Retaining original architectural details, interior details include 8 inch high wood baseboards, 9 ft. ceilings, crown molding, chair rail, wainscotting, hardwood floors, wood burning and gas burning fireplaces, three beautiful grand windows, French doors, pocket doors and large wood bifold doors at the living room. A full unfinished basement with concrete floor, interior and exterior entrances, provides ample storage space. Enjoy entertaining family and friends on the lovely front porch and the large brick patio at the back of the house. A 22 ft. x 20 ft. detached outbuilding with French doors, concrete floor and storage closets provides generous storage space with possibilities of other usage depending on the new owner's desire. Located within walking distance to downtown restaurants, shops, businesses, farmers market, Jefferson Memorial Park and within commuting distance to Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC. Last on the market in 1970 this is a rare offering! Don't miss this chance to own a piece of history making it your home, creating family memories and new history. Please visit the Virtual HD Tour.
635 S SAMUEL CHARLES TOWN, WV Home Stats:
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Oil,Propane - Owned
Listed by Robin Huyett Thomas, Hunt Country Sotheby's International Realty
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