Discover a true gem in the esteemed Valentine Neighborhood: an impeccable Tudor Revival Historic Home w/ distinct Gothic influences that stand as a testament to a bygone era of grandeur. This architectural masterpiece, constructed at the dawn of the 20th century, bears the unique hallmark of Louise Merrill, the visionary wife of Lumber Baron Fred Merrill. In an era when female designers were a rarity, she dared to craft this breathtaking residence. Nestled on a spacious double lot, this historic home preserves the essence of Valentine’s affluent heritage & meticulous craftsmanship.
Experience a piece of Roanoke’s rich history while reveling in the conveniences of contemporary urban living. Dive into a narrative of design, history, and luxury with this rare offering. Jaguar head corbels at upper eaves. Stone lintels, jambs, and sills. Original copper downspouts. Each room has its own unique wood detailing with exotic veneers and solid wood throughout. Portion of back yard has patterned/stamped concrete pad with large round cistern pond. Newly restored/painted exterior (2022). Huge 3rd floor master suite with two large walk-in closets. Large sitting room/home office off bedroom and stairs. Entry vestibule with original leaded glass door and sidelights. Large Entry foyer with intricate custom painted wood crown/dentil moulding. Library with leaded glass built in casework. Tiger oak and Mahogany woodwork. Bay window seat. High wood rail with dentil moulding. Large living room with Mahogany fireplace surround/mantel (gas log). Wood dentil moulding crown. Intricate fretwork at ceiling.Large formal Dining Rm with beamed ceiling and wainscot with capped rail. Large wood and glass pocket door closing off entry foyer. Leaded glass windows. Butler pantry between Dining Rm and Kitchen with built in wood/glass casework and shelving.
Updated on September 27, 2023 at 9:35 pm