Gracious, warm, historic home, perfect for entertaining and ideal for a growing family, located on corner lot in quiet neighborhood in the heart of downtown Fredericksburg. Built in 1928, by Peck Heflin, with a major addition in 1997that was designed by local architect James McGhee, this three-story brick home boasts high ceilings, fine woodwork and detailed plaster moulding. 5,466 sq. ft. (plus 1,436 sq. ft. dry unfinished basement) includes 6 bedrooms, 4 full baths and 3 half-baths. It is rare to find a home with exemplary construction from a prior era with modern, updated amenities. Welcoming front porch with swing leads into gracious hall. Living room with fireplace (wood stove insert); den with cherry paneling and built-in bookshelves; and garden room provide multiple spaces for accommodating a large family. First floor also features formal dining room (with gas fireplace), beautiful kitchen, light-filled eating area with mini fridge and bar sink, laundry, and two half-baths. Two staircases lead to the second floor and two en-suite masters. The MBR in the addition has a vaulted ceiling, huge windows with garden views, balconies, spacious walk-in closets, soaking tub, separate shower. The other MBR has a fireplace; vintage 1920s bath fixtures and two closets. The second floor includes another 2 bedrooms with fireplace, hall bath, an office, an open sitting area, and a sewing or craft room. Third floor has two large bedrooms, hall bath, cozy bookshelf-lined reading alcove and ample storage. A large den on the main level could be converted to a main level bedroom. The exterior is complete with extensive, mature perennial gardens, a covered walkway, shaded patio and an off-street parking space off of Douglas Street. Other amenities include an Elevator, Slate and copper roofs, Radiators and radiant floor heat (natural gas), AC zoned throughout and a whole house fan. Expansive mature perennial garden, fenced, shaded patio. The brick wall behind the garden room adds privacy and definition to the .22 acre corner lot.
Listing courtesy of Century 21 Redwood Realty.