$ 294,900

58 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417  
  • 4 beds
  • 4 baths
  • 4,079 sqft

58 Market St, Onancock, VA 23417  

PAINTED LADY:This 1887 Victorian Painted Lady is a town treasure. The 1st floor has 2 parlors, dining room, eat-in kitchen, half bath, mudroom and sunroom; which may become your favorite room in the house. The front door opens to an elegant foyer. The exceptional stairway newel posts lead upstairs to 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The 3rd floor has a full bath and 2 additional rooms. The exterior has been newly painted in the whimsical colors beloved by Victorians. Located in the heart of Onancock, this gracious family home is zoned commercial. It could be used as a doctor's office, retirement home, and professional office, gallery, wonderful restaurant or a B&B. New hospital opens December 10th, 2016. Live above the shop or spread out over all three floors. Both a good investment and an elegant family homeBuilt in 1887 by Dr. Charles Harmanson, it is described in the National Register of Historic Places as “a stick-style projecting wall dormer with strapwork and multi-pane windows.� Some people call this style “Steamboat Victorian�. The house is featured as the Harmonson House in the book “Child of the Bay� by Ann Nock.The large front porch, as well as significant interior improvements, was added in the 1920’s by Upshur Q. Sturgis, the second owner of the property. Mr. Sturgis was an avid horse racer, entrepreneur, and mayor of Onancock. His initials can be found carved in the beech tree in the front yard. He and his wife had one daughter, Mary, was born in this house and lived here for many years well into adulthood. Subsequent owners include a former Ziegfield Follies dancer, banker and a school principal.Gracious best describes this expansive home. The front door opens to an elegant foyer. The exceptional “sunflower� newel posts lead upstairs to 4 bedrooms and two full baths. The third floor has a full bath and two additional rooms that were used by previous owners as bedrooms. The paned windows and the built-in bookcases throughout the house are

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Listing Type
Single Family
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House Size
Lot Size
0.48 acres
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Year Built
Full Bath
Half Bath
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Harbour Realty
Price History
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Date Event Change Price
8/9/2016 Price change $-5,000 (-1.7%) $294,900
5/27/2016 Price change $-9,100 (-2.9%) $299,900
4/27/2016 Price change $-10,000 (-3.1%) $309,000
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