This Just-Listed Virginia Home Will Make You Feel Like You're in a Fairytale
At first glance, you can tell that the home sitting at 605 E Beverley Street in the charming Shenandoah Valley city of Staunton, Virginia, is a special piece of history. Originally built in 1893, the Queen Anne style home affectionately known as Oakdene is a one-of-a-kind historic property that has been lovingly restored while still staying true to its original charm. Throughout the home’s 6,751 square feet, you’ll notice plenty of windows and porches to allow the sun to fill the home with light and to offer views of the expertly landscaped property. The castle-inspired home is on the market and could be yours for $1,200,000. It's listed by Jenny Mitchell and Beverly Stermer of Nest Realty Shenandoah Valley and you can view the full listing for the property here.
Live Like Royalty
A rounded tower, reminiscent of a castle, is the focal point of the façade. A mix of materials like limestone, stucco, and slate add additional character.
Welcoming Front Porch
A spacious covered sitting porch at the front of the home allows guests, neighbors, and friends to immediately feel welcome to sit and stay awhile.
The parlor served as the most social room in the house in Victorian era homes. The room features a curved wall, due to the outside tower, and a faux-leather wall finish.
Exquisite Dining Space
The spacious dining room has marbleized wainscoting, a large fireplace, and pocket doors for privacy.
Aside from the beautiful oak paneling and plenty of cabinetry for displaying treasured books, the rolling ladder makes this the library of our dreams. A window just above the desk provides a view of the gardens and give the room a touch of natural light.
In addition to providing a peaceful and quiet space to enjoy the gardens, the sunroom also features a unique ceiling that was designed to support the porch above it on the second floor.
Spacious Accommodations for Guests
With seven bedrooms and six full baths, the home has plenty of room for guests. Pictured is the first-floor guest suite complete with a fireplace and ensuite bath.
Luscious Green Gardens
Beautiful walkways and terraced landscaping cover the property and just off the back of the house, there is an outdoor patio with a stone fireplace. On the right side of the house, there is a private garden that was designed by Professor A.A. Farnham from Virginia Tech.