This Historic Queen Ann home was built in 1899 and the entire interior has been completely updated by the current owner, a well regarded Interior Designer in Fredericksburg. The home is colorful and bright and is simply CHARMING! The house sits in the middle of a double lot, rare for downtown, offering spacious side yards on both sides of the house along with a large private backyard. The front porch, with it's ornate trim work, is a true delight with porch swing and sectional couch, great for morning coffee, afternoon tea and visiting outdoors. The large fenced backyard offers a big wood deck, nice stamped concrete patio with fire pit, a covered gazebo area great for grilling and seating, play set, and even more yard for relaxing, playing and entertaining.
The adorable 2 car detached garage / carriage house has upstairs storage and it's own electrical system, matches the house in design and has a stamped concrete driveway, offering plenty of off street parking, hard to find downtown! Beautiful landscaping with mature trees and bushes surround the house. Cherry Blossoms, crepe myrtles, rose bushes, hydrangeas, figs and more! A beautiful and peaceful setting, with an 11 zone sprinkler system covering all garden beds and lawn to keep it well maintained.
The inside of the home is just as charming.
High ceilings with large original crown molding, beautiful woodwork, pocket doors, original banister and staircase, wavy old glass windows, a back staircase, three working gas fireplaces, tons of storage, Dacur 6 burner stove, comfy sun room, original hardwood flooring recently resurfaced, arches and doorways, cubbies and so much more!
An addition to the home is the finished attic / third floor and has three additional ADORABLE bedrooms and sitting area/play area with t.v., one of which is a turret room. This third level is a child's dream space! The Ultimate place for sleepovers, grandchildren parties and kids of all ages, teenagers will love it too! All the windows have character and lots of lighting, The ceiling is insulated with Isonine for added insulation and soundproofing and the space is heated by three mini splits.
A basement renovation adds yet another entertainment area, a movie room with over sized couches and t.v. with brand new carpet. A large storage room and a work / hobby room.
The entire home is bright with natural lighting and large windows.
The main level has potential for a Master suite and full bath with private entrance. This space used to be a dentist office back in the day. Today those spaces are the family room and study. The study is plumbed for a full bath.
The grand Dining room and living room are joined by original pocket doors. Great spaces for entertaining. The kitchen with it's tall cabinets has been updated with all new Stainless steel appliances and a 6 burner Dacor stove and two side by side ovens.
The upstairs houses the four main bedrooms and a beautiful open landing that is yet another comfy space with a huge couch and t.v. Working remotely these days is made easy in this home, as there are so many private spaces and places to go.
Location, location, location! Literally steps away (2-3 blocks) from shops and restaurants downtown! 1/2 a mile from the train station, one block between Historic Kenmore and The Mary Washington house, This is Downtown living that has it all.
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