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Landmark Restoration in Staunton’s Beautiful Downtown

landmark overhaul – not to be missed!

Meticulous restoration the Landmark, one of Staunton’s most visible and well-known homes. 10 yrs of vacancy almost brought her to her knees. Queen City Concepts tackled this project, and it took a year and a half to make her what she is today.

Extensive before and after photos are available below.

The main home of the Landmark is a 4 BR, 2.5 BA with gourmet kitchen, open floor plan, and 1st FL master. The upper level has 2 balconies off the front and rear BRs, plenty of closet space.

The full legal basement apartment is a state of the art 2 BR, 1 FB with laundry hook-up offering great monthly income.

See the list of improvements below.

Ther is a 7 YR tax abatement left that will save the buyer thousands.

Gorgeous property. Owner/Agent.

exterior

All shingles stripped from home, and siding re-built as necessary. Trim and doors totally replaced.

foundation

Foundation completely dug out and re-poured in sections, around the entire base of the home. Custom railroad tie retaining wall built inside the garden plot yard.

roof

New standing seam metal roof installed.

hvac

Brand new HVAC/Heat systems installed. 14 Seer units and high-efficiency Lennox gas furnace. Completely new ductwork throughout.

radon/moisture

Pro-active radon/moisture barrier lined the crawl space. No sign of radon, just a precaution.

structure

Floor systems in all three levels completely detached and rehung. Brand new bamboo flooring throughout.

walls/framing

Any sheetrock and plaster were gutted, and total re-framing, re-configuring of the layout was done. There is new sheetrock throughout.

insulation

The landmark has been re-insulated with foam insulation. Super green, and awesome for monthly bills. State of the art way to encapsulate the thermal envelope of a home for maximum efficiency.

electrical

  • Two 200 amp panels.
  • Completely new wiring throughout
  • Pre-wired for cable
  • All new lighting fixtures in all rooms.

plumbing

  • Completely new plumbing system installed.
  • Dual flush commodes.
  • Brand new tile in baths, and custom designs.

trim

  • Brand new base molding
  • New solid core pine doors in all doorways.
  • Window trim re-built as necessary.

windows

  • All wood windows completely re-built,
  • All glass replaced as necessary
  • Brand new storm windows installed

balconies

Two 3rd floor bedrooms offer balconies, which have been completely re-built and are wonderful! The door systems that lead to the balconies were also replaced.

main home kitchen

All new maple cabinets, and granite countertops in the main kitchen. Custom tile flooring and backsplash. Wet island with farm sink and disposal. High-end stainless steel appliances, including gas range for cooking.

downstairs -legal 2br apartment
($950+/mo potential income)

  • Kitchen with butcher block countertop
  • Designer backsplash
  • Stainless appliances.
  • Great closets
  • Large bath with washer/dryer hookups
  • Access to large privacy fenced rear yard
  • Awesome flow
  • Custom stepped concrete walk-way to the rear entrance
  • Floodlights
  • Garden plot

rear of home

Double-deck on the rear of the home totally rebuilt.

For more information, please contact Exclusive Listing Agent

Shannon Harrington, Certified Historic REALTOR®, CRS®
Blue Ridge Fine Properties, by Shannon Harrington

Charlottesville Area Association of REALTORS®
Greater Augusta Association of REALTORS®

540 294 5005 
email me!
http://www.queencityconcepts.com/

CHARLOTTESVILLE | STAUNTON

I am licensed to sell Real Estate in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and I support Fair Housing.

The Landmark restored exterior

The Landmark pre-restoration: exterior

The Landmark pre-restoration: exterior side

The Landmark restored living room

The Landmark restored kitchen

The Landmark restored dining area

The Landmark pre-restoration: kitchen

The Landmark pre-restoration: living room

The Landmark pre-restoration: spiral staircase

The Landmark pre-restoration: closeup of wallpaper

The Landmark restored spiral stairway

The Landmark pre-restoration: staircase and arch

The Landmark restored spiral stairway looking down

The Landmark restored back bedroom

The Landmark pre-restoration: bedroom

The Landmark restored upstairs full bath

The Landmark pre-restoration: bathroom

The Landmark restored front balcony

The Landmark pre-restoration: upstairs

The Landmark restored back bedroom with private balcony

The Landmark restored rear balcony

The Landmark restored rear balcony looking into the bedroom

The Landmark restored upstair hall

The Landmark restored apartment bedroom

The Landmark pre-restoration

The Landmark restored apartment bedroom leading to yard

The Landmark restored apartment full bath

The Landmark restored apartment living / dining area

The Landmark restored apartment kitchen

The Landmark pre-restoration: main floor

The Landmark restored rear view of deck and balconies

The Landmark during restoration: side yard

The Landmark pre restoration: back porches

The Landmark restored exterior and side

Heavily active in and around my hometown of Charlottesville, as well as beautiful Historic Staunton/Augusta where I currently reside. I'm a huge fan of the enjoyable transaction, and aim for creating them in all aspects of my life.