This luxuriously appointed center hall colonial in Larchmont is set back on a beautifully landscaped corner lot. Meticulous maintenance is evident throughout the home with over $190,000 in improvements. The elegant foyer boasts an antique crystal chandelier welcoming you inside this graceful historic home featuring hardwood floors, a slate roof, freshly painted cedar clapboard exterior with dentil molding, an extra wide staircase, monkey tail railing, six panel doors, original brass hardware, crown molding, custom wainscoting throughout foyer, hallways, and up the stairs. The bright and airy kitchen includes new Carrara marble countertops, splendid bay window, stainless steel refrigerator & dishwasher, a built-in china cabinet and fully renovated butler’s pantry. Gracious dining room with built-in corner cabinets, custom mirrored interiors, Schumacher “Cirrus Cloud” wall paper, and exquisite moldings make this an incredible place to entertain and host the holidays.
The expansive formal living room has a stunning fireplace with fluted columns and decorative carvings, which is flanked by two sets of double glass French doors leading out into the sunroom. The abundance of living space includes this screened in sunroom with three-season panels and a fabulous den with tailor made shelving which could also be used as a 5th downstairs bedroom.
The upstairs includes four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, an office or nursery, which is attached to the master bedroom and a laundry nook. The large master bedroom has a lovely retro ensuite master bathroom, providing modern day conveniences coupled with charming antique fixtures. The 4th bedroom is currently being used as an additional family room space and has a convenient upstairs washer and dryer hook-up, but if you prefer there is also a set of washer and dryer hook-ups in the downstairs utility room. The 4th bedroom includes a focal wall with custom made cabinetry, cozy window seat and a reading nook. The striking second bathroom upstairs was fully renovated in 2018 to include tasteful marble throughout and classic “waterworks” fixtures.
Long private driveway with an elegant entrance off Carroll Place leads to the oversized one car garage, workshop space, and attic storage. The decorative aluminum fencing wraps around the property, fully enclosing the gardens. The beautiful mature landscaping and grounds feature plenty of alcoves to play or relax. The large private brick patio is perfect for hosting backyard barbeques and impromptu gatherings.
New $45K HVAC system providing forced hot air and central A/C with UV lights and HEPA filters. Well cared for with an annual termite and moisture contract, energy efficient R-44 attic insulation, spray foam insulation in the crawl space, freshly painted exterior, rewired and re-plumbed the second floor of the home and had a structural engineer install a new beam between the first and second floors. Custom Andersen replacement windows in the upstairs bedrooms and new attic access.
Great location in Larchmont, less than a mile to the Larchmont public library, Taste Unlimited, D'egg West and Old Dominion University. In the highly coveted Larchmont Elementary School district. Quick and convenient commute to Norfolk Naval Base, Downtown Norfolk businesses, Sentara Hospitals, EVMS and CHKD.
For your peace of mind this home comes with a 1 year 2-10 Home Buyer's Warranty.
Owner is a licensed VA Real Estate Agent.