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1791 Warrenton Road

FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22406
  • $2,999,999
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 30 Days
  • ID#: VAST2029764
UPDATED: 131 min ago
$2,999,999
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 34.28
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 2
    1/2 BATHS
  • 4,534
    SQFT
  • $662
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1780
County:

School Information

Elementary School:
Middle School:
High School:

Description

The Hartwood House is a unique property with many possible uses (wedding venue, corporate events, B&B, vineyard, horse farm). The 2 homes and barn with 10 acres are being sold with adjacent land for a told of 34.28 acres. This property features a Manor House, Carriage House, Barn, Shed, Covered Bridge, Pond and Creek. The Manor House and barn are circa 1800. The manor house features a new roof, gutters & maintenance free deck in 2022, 6 fireplaces, original wood plank floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 half baths, library with built in custom cherry bookcases, living room, dining room, kitchen, sitting room, surround sound throughout and walk-up attic as well as an unfinished basement/cellar. The kitchen boasts a huge L shaped island with granite counter tops. The Carriage House (built in 1976 approx.) features 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, kitchen, finished loft and a new maintenance free deck in 2022 as well as attic storage space. The additional 24.28 acres is already permitted by the County for 2 building lots, 3 with a waiver. Hartwood House is only a short drive from historic Downtown Fredericksburg, wineries, and all the major Civil War battlefields in the areas of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania. Brief History: The home was built between 1810-1818 by William Irving (Irvine), the house was named "Hartwood" - "Hart" being old English for deer. Bricks for the main house were both "ballast brick"-taken from ocean-going sailing ships arriving in Falmouth harbor and on-site. The original Irving estate was over 5,000 acres. William Irvine was an Irish immigrant. Hartwoods house and barn were saved from demolition in 1972, during the widening of Route 17, by Virginia Governor Lynwood Holton, after a last-minute appeal by the Historic Falmouth Foundation and the Virginia Landmarks Commission. Former owner, Charles E. Hudson renovated the home from 1976 until 1985. From October 1862 to May 1863, the house was occupied by Colonel William Averells 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry (the Keystone Troopers) and was used as a Union Cavalry picket headquarters. During this time, two skirmishes as Hartwood were recorded in both Union and Confederate reports (O.R.). In November of 1862 under the command of Confederate Colonel Fitzhugh Lee (cousin of Robert E. Lee), the house was captured with 9 Union dead, and 125 Union captured. Lee retreated back across the Rappahannock four days later taking his prisoners with him. Five months later, in March 1863, Confederate Cavalry Colonel Wade Hampton repeated Lees earlier success by capturing and re-occupying the house for a short time. The eighteen-year-old grandson of Hartwood owner William Irving (Irvine) enlisted in the 9th VA Cavalry in 1861. In November 1862, home on furlough, young Irving was captured by the Union Cavalry and was tried and convicted as a spy " being technically behind enemy lines at that time in civilian clothes. Union fevers were high as they had just been disastrously defeated at Fredericksburg (December 12-14) with 12,700 Union casualties. He was sentenced to be hung by the neck until he be dead, sentence to be carried out December 21, 1862. Appeals to the Union Commander Burnside by his family and sweetheart failed. But on December 19, 1862, Union Commander Ambrose Burnside received a letter from General Robert E. Lee, Commander of opposing Confederate forces and the boys death sentence was commuted. He went on to serve the Confederacy throughout the war. Articles and documents with more information can be found in the document section.

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1791 Warrenton Road FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22406

  • Price: $2,999,999
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 30 Days
  • Updated: 131 min ago
  • ID#: VAST2029764
3
Beds
2
Baths
2
½ Baths
34.28
Acres
4,534
SQFT
$662
$/SQFT
1780
Built
Neighborhood:
None Available
County:
Stafford
Elementary School:
Hartwood
Middle School:
Gayle
High School:
Mountain View
School District:
Stafford County Public Schools
Property Description
The Hartwood House is a unique property with many possible uses (wedding venue, corporate events, B&B, vineyard, horse farm). The 2 homes and barn with 10 acres are being sold with adjacent land for a told of 34.28 acres. This property features a Manor House, Carriage House, Barn, Shed, Covered Bridge, Pond and Creek. The Manor House and barn are circa 1800. The manor house features a new roof, gutters & maintenance free deck in 2022, 6 fireplaces, original wood plank floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 half baths, library with built in custom cherry bookcases, living room, dining room, kitchen, sitting room, surround sound throughout and walk-up attic as well as an unfinished basement/cellar. The kitchen boasts a huge L shaped island with granite counter tops. The Carriage House (built in 1976 approx.) features 2 fireplaces, hardwood floors, 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, kitchen, finished loft and a new maintenance free deck in 2022 as well as attic storage space. The additional 24.28 acres is already permitted by the County for 2 building lots, 3 with a waiver. Hartwood House is only a short drive from historic Downtown Fredericksburg, wineries, and all the major Civil War battlefields in the areas of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania. Brief History: The home was built between 1810-1818 by William Irving (Irvine), the house was named "Hartwood" - "Hart" being old English for deer. Bricks for the main house were both "ballast brick"-taken from ocean-going sailing ships arriving in Falmouth harbor and on-site. The original Irving estate was over 5,000 acres. William Irvine was an Irish immigrant. Hartwoods house and barn were saved from demolition in 1972, during the widening of Route 17, by Virginia Governor Lynwood Holton, after a last-minute appeal by the Historic Falmouth Foundation and the Virginia Landmarks Commission. Former owner, Charles E. Hudson renovated the home from 1976 until 1985. From October 1862 to May 1863, the house was occupied by Colonel William Averells 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry (the Keystone Troopers) and was used as a Union Cavalry picket headquarters. During this time, two skirmishes as Hartwood were recorded in both Union and Confederate reports (O.R.). In November of 1862 under the command of Confederate Colonel Fitzhugh Lee (cousin of Robert E. Lee), the house was captured with 9 Union dead, and 125 Union captured. Lee retreated back across the Rappahannock four days later taking his prisoners with him. Five months later, in March 1863, Confederate Cavalry Colonel Wade Hampton repeated Lees earlier success by capturing and re-occupying the house for a short time. The eighteen-year-old grandson of Hartwood owner William Irving (Irvine) enlisted in the 9th VA Cavalry in 1861. In November 1862, home on furlough, young Irving was captured by the Union Cavalry and was tried and convicted as a spy " being technically behind enemy lines at that time in civilian clothes. Union fevers were high as they had just been disastrously defeated at Fredericksburg (December 12-14) with 12,700 Union casualties. He was sentenced to be hung by the neck until he be dead, sentence to be carried out December 21, 1862. Appeals to the Union Commander Burnside by his family and sweetheart failed. But on December 19, 1862, Union Commander Ambrose Burnside received a letter from General Robert E. Lee, Commander of opposing Confederate forces and the boys death sentence was commuted. He went on to serve the Confederacy throughout the war. Articles and documents with more information can be found in the document section.
Exterior Features

Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials BrickStone Door Features Six Panel Exterior Features Exterior LightingFlood LightsGutter SystemOutbuilding(s) Fencing Board Garage YN No Lot Features Backs to TreesPondRear YardRoad FrontageSideYard(s) Other Structures BarnCarriage HouseOtherShed Parking Features Circular DrivewayGravel Driveway Parking Types Driveway Patio And Porch Features Patio(s)Deck(s)Wrap Around Pool No Pool Roof Architectural Shingle Water Access YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

Interior Features

Above Grade Fin SQFT 4534 Appliances Built-In MicrowaveCooktopCooktop - Down DraftDishwasherOven/Range - ElectricRefrigeratorStoveDryerWasher Basement FullUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 0 Cooling Central A/C Fireplace Features Mantel(s) Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 6 Flooring Hardwood Furnished No Heating Heat Pump(s) Heating YN Yes Interior Features Built-InsAtticCentral VacuumCrown MoldingsDining AreaDouble/Dual StaircaseFamily Room Off KitchenKitchen - Eat-InKitchen - IslandKitchen - Table SpacePrimary Bath(s)Recessed LightingSound SystemUpgraded CountertopsWalk-in Closet(s)Wood FloorsTub Shower Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 4 Main Level Bedrooms 0 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomSitting RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3KitchenFamily RoomBasementLibraryFoyerBathroom 2AtticPrimary Bathroom Spa YN No Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3 Walls Ceilings 9'+ CeilingsPlaster Walls

Property Features

Accessibility Features None Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Federal Flood Zone YN No Foundation Details Brick/MortarStone Heating Fuel Propane - Leased Horse YN Yes Hot Water Electric Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 803084756046 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Private Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 6303.00 Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Well Year Built Effective 1985 Zoning A1

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©2024 Bright MLS, All Rights Reserved. IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Some properties which appear for sale may no longer be available because they are for instance, under contract, sold, or are no longer being offered for sale. Information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or Century 21 Dale Realty Co. Some real estate firms do not participate in IDX and their listings do not appear on this website. Some properties listed with participating firms do not appear on this website at the request of the seller. Data last updated: 2024-06-23T21:53:22.153.
 
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