Price
$ 1,475,000
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 sqft
  • Lot Size 2-4.9 acres
  • Listing Status Active
  • Year Built 1952
  • County Lancaster
  • Full Bath 4
  • Half Bath 1
  • Floors Two
  • Zoning R1
Listing courtesy of Select Properties Of Virginia

Price History

Date Listed at or
2/6/2018 $1,475,000 $520,000
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