At the center of the Chesapeake Bay region
Oldest house in Northumberland County, Virginia
Featured on historic maps
Documented in the Historic Society of Northumberland's journal
100 years before the American Revolution
Hit by a Yankee cannon ball during the Civil War
Said to have buried treasure on grounds -- any found remains with house!
Saved from the wrecking ball in 1950s.
Restored for you to treasure and enjoy today.
home of the Lees, Conways, Kelleys, & Georges
is now available to you.
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$140 night/2 night minimum
3 night minimum for holidays
Book a week & get two nights free!
by Visa & MasterCard
|Original circa 1678
house was two rooms down and one room up, with three fireplaces.
Remember these were pioneers, settler's and subjects of England coming into a wilderness!
Kitchen and bath shed were added about 200 years after original house was built.
Breakfast Room is a former screen porch and is in the hyphen.
Master bedroom and new screen porch were added about 300 years after original house was built.
|Traditional "hall" (now called a living room or Parlor) in historic section. Original mantle. fireplace|
|Breakfast-tea room overlooking screen porch and golf course.|
|Master Bedroom, first
floor. Queen size four poster bed with Kingsdown mattress.
Private full bath
|Bedroom in historic
section, first floor.
300+ year old mantle. Antique full size bed. fireplace
|Kitchen: plates, utensils, dishwasher, refrigerator, and stove|
|Full bath with antique claw foot tub and shower. washer and dryer|
|Three sided screen porch with wicker furniture overlooking wildflower garden & bird sanctuary.|
|Victorian era front
porch with original brick walk,
offering antique roses:
Old Blush, Climbing Souvenir de la Malmaison, Marie Pavie, and Baron Prevost
|Two car carport. Corner lot with on the street parking galore|
|Lattice potting gazebo. Enjoy our bicycle built for two!|
|One half acre landscaped
with Old English and common boxwoods, magnolia grandiflora,
evergreens, black walnut, crepe myrtles, English & common ivy, Vinca Major variegated
Carolina Jasmine, Rudbeckia, Lemon basil, Hosta variegated,
Mint, Polk berries, dandelion and daffodils.
|Central forced air system heating & cooling, ceiling fans in several rooms|
|Hand-split cedar shake
roof. Beaded siding.
Stand off chimneys, one of which was hit by a cannon ball in the War of Northern Aggression.
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doggies are welcome only if they are
so plan on walking your dog..
American and English antiques & art.
it's original plantation grounds of more than 1100 acres
which is now Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club's golf course
Is in Byrdton, Near Historic Landmarks Ditchley and Cobbs Hall
And because it is in a neighborhood, no tour buses at this time please!
invited to stay at
if it is available
Guests at no charge
This property is available exclusively through
Owner - Agent
Melrose Plantation Real Estate, LLC.
call or e-mail for brochure,
or if you are interested in buying real estate in the
home to wildlife, too!