James River Historic Home for Sale

Not often can you find a historic home for sale along the James River in Virginia.  Swan Hill on 54+/- acres offers splendid riverfront living in a circa 1731 home. 
The welcoming tree-lined driveway lets you know that you are entering a special property.Virginia Historic Home for Sale

The driveway circles around the front of the home.

Historic home in Virginia for sale

At the rear of the home you will find expansive porches on both levels of the home to enjoy the scenic vistas towards the James River.

Historic Home on James River for Sale

Adjacent to the home is the guest cottage which is also an old home.

Buckingham County Historic Farm for Sale

Front and rear doors in the foyer allowed for nice breezes through the home.  Today the home has  modern A/C systems.

Historic Home for Sale in Virginia

While yesteryear charm exudes throughout this beautiful home, modern conveniences have been added such as a wonderful chef’s kitchen.

Virginia farm house for sale with modern country kitchen

All the rooms are large with high ceilings.  Friends and family will love visiting!

Spacious dining room in a Virginia historic home

The farm has a large Morton building with two stalls and kennels.  The barn has hot & cold water and its own septic.  It is perfect for nearly every type of livestock with additional room for a workshop too!

Barn and stable at Swan Hill Farm in Virginia

And the best part of the farm is the James River which offers many recreational opportunities as well as a great place to just relax.

Farm for sale in Virginia on the James River

For more details about the fabulous Central Virginia historic home and farm  on the James River, click here or call Gayle at 434-220-0256.

This Virginia Historic Farm for Sale is offered at $880,000.

Albemarle County Antique & Historic Homes 10/31/18

Antique Homes Virginia Real Estate Market



Latest real estate market information for antique and historic homes in Albemarle County, Virginia.

Historic Antique Homes of Albemarle County Virginia

(This market report includes information through 10/31/18 for real estate listings in Albemarle County, Virginia.)

Antique and historic homes in Albemarle County priced under $1 million appear to be in demand. In the past 12 months, a total of 35 listings have sold in this price range, with only six active listings right now. This could be a good time for historic homeowners who have been considering selling to go ahead and get their property listed.

For properties over $1 million in price, the real estate market is quite different. With only eight sales in the past 12 months, and 25 active listings, historic homes in this price range could be looking at a lot of competition for few buyers.

With such a unique situation for both buyers and sellers of historic homes here in Central Virginia, it will be important to have a good understanding of the current market conditions, a strong strategy for your transaction, and a competent broker who is experienced in buying and selling antique homes.

If you are considering buying or selling a historic home in Albemarle County or another area here in Central Virginia, I would enjoy the opportunity to work with you and answer any questions you have.  Give me a call, Gayle Harvey, at 434-220-0256 or email me at Gayle@GayleHarveyRealEstate.com

If you are interested in reviewing current market information for antique and historic homes in all of Central Virginia, you can find that HERE.

Central Virginia Antique & Historic Homes 10/31/18

Latest real estate market information for antique and historic homes in Central Virginia.

(This market report includes information through 10/31/18 for real estate listings in Central Virginia, including the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Madison, Orange, Fluvanna, Louisa, Buckingham, and Nelson.)

There are an abundance of active listings right now for pre-1940’s homes. Buyers can have their pick from a wide range of beautiful historic homes.

Homes ranging in price from $300,000 to $1 million have the most listings and the most sales in the past 12 months. Of the homes in this price range, the antique and historic homes on parcels over 21 acres have had a few more sales in the past 12 months than homes with smaller land parcels.

There are forty-three active listings for antique homes with over 21 acres of land at a price point of $1 million and over. Unfortunately, there have only been a total of 11 sales in the past year for historic homes of this size at this price level. Sellers may be facing a very long time with their homes on the market.

With these current market conditions, it’s important to have a real estate broker who is knowledgeable and experienced. If you would like to discuss any of the information presented here, or have questions about buying or selling a historic home in Central Virginia, please contact me, Gayle Harvey, at Gayle@GayleHarveyRealEstate.com or 434-220-0256.

Check back each week as we break down the active listings and sales by the different geographical areas of Central Virginia.



Antique Home in Orange County Virginia for Sale

Orange County VA Historic Home for SaleIf you like the idea of an old home that is loaded with charm from yesteryear yet appreciate the modern conveniences of today, check out Spring Oak Farm.  This home has been beautifully restored from the lovely old floors to the antique pocket doors.    The modern kitchen and bathrooms will rival any in today’s newly-built homes.

Orange County VA Old Home Kitchen

Characteristic of older homes, this historic home in Orange offers several porches to relax and escape from the heat at different times of the day.  My favorite porch is the one off of the side of the house that leads to a private first floor master suite.

Virginia Historic Home with Porches

This gorgeous home operates as a small B&B with its four bedrooms & four baths on the second level.  Occasionally the owners have utilized the barn to host weddings during the warmer months.  The property consists of 14+/- acres with two paddocks for horses or other livestock.

Barn at Spring Oak Famr

To learn more about this lovely Orange County, Virginia historic home, click here, or contact Gayle.  Offered at $875,000.