1 W Main Street Richmond, VA
$ 3,500,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#2028069
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CityRichmond
  • Area10 - Richmond
  • Zip23220
  • StyleVictorian
  • Year Built1841
  • Taxes18025
  • Price$ 3,500,000
  • Bedrooms6
  • Full Bathrooms5
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Sqr Footage11034
  • Lot Size12,632 SqFt
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Patrick D Sullivan with One South Realty Group, LLC.
Property Description

Words fail to describe the true significance of the Ellen Glasgow House. Built in 1841, the property is listed as both a Virginia and National Historic Landmark. The Square Gray House of the Pulitzer Prize winning author was the location where she wrote all but one of her novels. Ellen emotively stated The fibers of my personality are interwoven, I feel, with some indestructible element of the place; and this element is superior to time and chance. This property is perhaps the best true preservation of a home in Central VA due to its continual use and loving maintenance, and is best evidenced by the century old wallpaper installed by Ellen in her writing room still being intact. As equally noteworthy is the home's architectural significance. Mary Wingfield Scott was stirred to write in Houses of Old Richmond that The house is in the most perfect condition of any of the remaining Greek Revival mansions. and The Doric columns of the entrance are considerably heavier than those of the Barret, Clarke or Bransford houses. The Glasgow mansion gives an impression of solid dignity Having the opportunity and privilege of owning this property is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity

Elementary School Middle School High School
Fox Elementary School Binford Middle School Armstrong High School
Price History
9/15/2020 Listed $3,500,000

General Features

Appliances Dishwasher, Gas Cooking, Gas Water Heater
Architectural Style Victorian
Construction Materials Brick, Frame, Stucco
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Development Name Monroe Ward
Elementary School Fox
Exterior Features Deck, Porch
Flooring Carpet, Tile, Wood
Garage Spaces 2
Garage Y/N Yes
Heating Forced Air, Natural Gas, Zoned
High School Armstrong
Interior Features Bookcases, Built-in Features, Separate/Formal Dining Room, High Ceilings, Bath in Master Bedroom
MLS Area 10 - Richmond
Middle/Junior High School Binford
Parking Features Detached, Finished Garage, Garage, Heated Garage
Patio/Porch Features Rear Porch, Front Porch, Deck, Porch
Pool Features None
Property SubType Detached
Property Type Residential
PropertyCondition Resale
Roof Flat, Slate
Sewer Public Sewer
Stories 2
Subdivision Name None
View City
Zoning Description TOD-1

Interior Features

Air Conditioning Y/N Yes
Basement Full, Partially Finished, Walk-Out Access
Fireplace Features Masonry
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 1
Heating Y/N Yes
Living Area 11034
Total Baths 6
Total Bedrooms 6
Total Fireplaces 13
Window Features Storm Window(s)

Exterior Features

Fencing Full, Wrought Iron
Lot Size Acres 0.29
Lot Size Area 0.29
Lot Size Units Acres
View Y/N Yes
Water Source Public

Room Details

Room Dimensions Level Flooring Details
Full Bath Second Tub & Shower
Full Bath Second Tub & Shower
Full Bath Second Tub & Shower
Full Bath Basement
Full Bath Second Tub & Shower
Half Bath First


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Master On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Zip Code Average in 23220

AVG $1.38M
AVG $9,884
AVG 127
Year Built
AVG 1920

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