Historic Virginia Home to be Auctioned May 28th


Tuesday, May 28th is the date that the historic Virginia home at 677 Crosshills Road in Wicomico Church will be auctioned.  This 6,200 square-foot home on over 32 acres was originally priced at $3.2 million and now has a $1.8 million reserve.  The home itself was originally established around 1790 by William Blackersby and later restored by noted architect Walter Macomber.

The 32 acres that this historic Virginia home sits on is home to a stream, a meadow and woods which are home to deer, turkey and other animals.  The lands also features formal gardens, magnolias, chestnut and pecan trees and is an absolutely amazing luxury property.

The main residence is a Georgian Manor constructed of locally-made brick which has been surveyed and restored by a restoration brick expert.  The house features 4 bedrooms, 6 and-a-half bathrooms, 3 staircases, an elevator and 11 operating fireplaces.  The main portion of the house features completely original flooring, woodwork and mantles.

The main house also features a library, bar, breakfast room and kitchen with marble couters, Subzero refrigerator, Asko dishwasher and LaCanche range.  Think of it as a modern kitchen built in the style of this historic home.  The second floor is where you’ll find the master suite with fireplace and balcony as well as the other guest bedrooms.  There’s also a basement which is home to a wine cellar, exercise room, storage rooms and mechanicals.  There’s also a new two-and-a-half car garage, new barn and garden shed.

This historic Virginia home also features a nearly 2,000 square-foot guest house with an attached two-car garage.  It’s two stories host a living room, kitchen, dining area, den, two bedrooms and three fireplaces.

Much of what’s so great about this property are outside of the home including the formal gardens, a four-acre grassed area, a reflecting pond with fountain and an area planted with over a thousand daffodils that are specially bred to bloom during Garden Week in April.

The home will be auctioned and sold fully furnished with all appliances, rugs, linen, china, antiques included as well as the barn contents, tractor, garden shed, antique garden tools, the outbuilding convey and the antique hay kicker.

677 Crosshills Road, Wicomico Church, Virginia 22579 Prior List Price:  $3.2M. Reserve $1.8M. Auction Date and Time: May 28, 2013, Square Footage:  6,207 Bedrooms:  4 Bathrooms:  6 full / 1 half Lot Size:  32+ acres Listing Agent:  Long & Foster Real Estate and Coldwell Banker Traditions

To find out more about this property and to register to bid at this luxury auction, visit http://www.conciergeauctions.com/auctions/677-crosshills-road-wicomico-church-virginia


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