1720’s colonial stunner in Virginia

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This enchanting historic home in Gloucester, Virginia dates to around 1720. It is located along the North River.

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It is currently listed for sale at $ 2,400,000.

I really shouldn’t be looking at such opulent real estate, but I just can’t help myself when I come across a historic beauty like this…

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The home is exquisitely decorated with period antiques…

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The estate boasts 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms as well as a separate guesthouse, in-ground pool, 3-bay garage, and a boathouse.

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Inside the Main House,

Heavy crown moldings, wainscoting & portrait windows accentuate the interior. Beautiful updated kitchen has brick fireplace, double wall ovens, Subzero fridge.

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Love love LOVE the brick fireplace in the kitchen! I wonder if that is original to the house?

Have a peek at the soft white master bedroom:

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My favorite room in the house would have to be the “river room”…

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So named for the impressive views of the North River.

(Did you notice the sleigh coffee table? Love it!)

For more information about this gorgeous 1720’s colonial home in historic Virginia, see the complete listing here.

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The ONE turn-off about this stately home is its name.

I have no idea why – and I’m sure there is a good historical reason – but the name of this home is “Exchange”.

Yes, you read that right. “Exchange”.

Not, the exchange, or the waterfront exchange or something with some poetic flourish. It is simple called Exchange.

Don’t believe me? See the realtor’s listing here.

 

 

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