Drive By Gem: Victorian Home Overlooks Kenmore

by | Aug 20, 2015 | Real Estate

By Susan Larson

I love when a Drive By Gem is true to its name. It’s a unique home for sale I discover while running errands in the car.  I’m simply driving around the Fredericksburg area when — Wow!

In the late afternoon on Memorial Day, I was driving south on Washington Avenue when I saw the “For Sale” sign in front of 1204, the gorgeous Queen Anne Victorian directly across the street from historic Kenmore Plantation.  Wow!

The window-rich home with a wrap-around front porch is beautiful, and it has a one-of-a-kind view.  The house, built in 1902, is directly across the street from Kenmore Plantation.

The four-bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home sits on a corner lot.  There’s an in-ground lap pool in the backyard.  The listing says there’s a screened-in back porch, a cedar closet in the walk-up attic and three fireplaces.

I guessed the house was on the market for over $1 million, and was surprised to find it’s currently listed for less than that ($945,000).  It’s still out of my price range — but then I do have good taste!

In my opinion, this is an amazing home ownership opportunity in historic Fredericksburg.

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