Price
$ 1,995,000

380 Steamboat Road, Irvington, VA 22480  
  • 4 beds
  • 4.5 baths
  • 4,876 sqft

380 Steamboat Road, Irvington, VA 22480  

LEE'S HILL, AN IRVINGTON LANDMARK, IS BEING OFFERED FOR SALE FOR THE FIRST TIME. LEE'S HILL, THE ORIGINAL HOME OF THE STEPHENS FAMILY, WHO OWNED AND OPERATED THE TIDES INN FOR MANY YEARS, WAS LOVINGLY AND PAINSTAKINGLY BUILT IN 1952. THIS TRUE ANTEBELLUM 'MANSION' GRACES THE BEAUTIFUL GRASSY KNOLL, KNOWN AS LEE'S HILL OVERLOOKING CARTER'S CREEK. HAVING SPENT MANY YEARS IN NEW ORLEANS, THE STEPHENS CHOSE ONE OF THAT AREA'S FAMOUS ARCHITECTS(DOUGLAS VINCENT FERET)AND SET ABOUT TO CREATE A MASTERFUL AND SPACIOUS HOME FOR THEIR FAMILY. LOUISIANA CYPRESS WAS BROUGHT IN BY RAIL TO WEST POINT AND THEN TRUCKED INTO THE SITE. THE MASSIVE FRONT COLUMNS, WOODWORK AND STAIRWAYS ARE ALL BEAUTIFULLY EXECUTED.THE MAIN HOME CONSISTS OF 4,876 SF. THERE IS ALSO A STUDIO WITH 724 SF FEATURING A BEDROOM,BATH AND WORK AREA. ALL FOUR BEDROOMS IN THE MAIN HOME ARE ENSUITE.THE FIRST FLOOR BOASTS WATERSIDE LIVING ROOM, DINING ROOM AND SUNROOM W/WET BAR, ALL COMMANDING EXQUISITE VIEWS OF CARTER'S CREEK. AN UPDATED KITCHEN, LIBRARY W/DRY BAR AND ELEGANT FOYER, CENTER HALL AND SIDE ENTRANCE ROUND OUT THE FIRST FLOOR. PORCHES ABOUND ON BOTH FLOORS ENJOYING GLORIOUS VIEWS & BREEZES. THE PROPERTY,CONSISTING OF 3.18 ACRES AND 239' OF SHORELINE, IS ADORNED WITH BEAUTIFUL MATURE TREES,LANDSCAPING,A 44'LONG GUNITE POOL,PIER & BOATHOUSE.THE ENTRANCE TO LEE'S HILL IS BREATHTAKING WITH MASSIVE MAGNOLIAS THAT CANOPY THE GRACEFUL ENTRANCE. THIS IS TRULY ONE OF THOSE OPPORTUNITIES THAT IS RATE TO FIND. LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN IRVINGTON,LEE'S HILL IS A TESTAMENT TO TIME AND HISTORY AND THE REFLECTION OF A GENTEEL ERA.

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Listing Type
Single Family
Listing ID
101136
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
4.5
House Size
4,876
Lot Size
2-4.9 acres
Listing Status
Active
Year Built
1952
County
Lancaster
Full Bath
4
Half Bath
1
Floors
Two
Zoning
R1
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    RE/MAX WATERFRONT REALTY
    79 Main Street Kilmarnock, VA 22482 | Phone: (804) 436-9311
    EACH OFFICE INDEPENDENTLY OWNED AND OPERATED.