Carol Carper


About Carol Carper

Newstead on the James is an historic plantation on the James River circa 1920. The house has a separate apartment with a separate outside door presently listed on VRBO. Tall ceilings throughout. Working fireplaces in every room. Slate roof with copper gutters. Newly painted trim work. Wonderful circulating hot water heat keeps the 6,000 square feet evenly heated in winter. Beautiful tall pocket doors in living room and dining room make the house perfect for entertaining. Lots of light with beautiful tall windows including a copper roofed bay in the dining room. Completely renovated circa 1984. Present owner continued to update bathrooms, kitchen, laundry room and library. Owner presently raises Katahdin sheep and keeps the property in land use which lowers the property tax. The owner formerly raised Registered Morgan Horses and renovated the former milking parlor as a wonderful horse barn with eight stalls, tack room, fence room and breezeway that she used for her carriages. Very private. Two entrances; one from highway 45 the other from VA 684.

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