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Save This Brick Beauty in Crockett, Virginia!

Save This Brick Beauty in Crockett, Virginia!

by Amanda Davis

I love old brick houses, and better yet when they’re in Virginia. That state just oozes charm! I was there just last week and its historic buildings never fail to amaze me. Today’s fixer upper is in Crockett, which is located just off I-81 and about halfway between Roanoke and Bristol. It’s on the market for $72,500 and features 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, and over 2,800 square feet.
 
With the house comes 3.6 acres of land and a few old wooden sheds. Call me crazy, but I love those and would never tear them down. I think they add their own charm just sitting there abandoned.
 

 
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I love this house’s simplicity, and so much of it is intact. It even still has its wood windows — color me smitten!
 
 
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The porch might have been a later addition, just like the attached building at the rear of the brick house. The house has two chimneys, and I bet there are fireplaces on the second floor, too.
 
 
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The interior needs a lot of work, but there are some nice features including the wood-paneled wainscoting and mantels. Once it’s restored, I can see this being a very cozy place to come home to.
 
 
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Ready to roll up your sleeves? Click through HERE to see the full listing!
 
 
 
 
AmandaAUTHOR AMANDA DAVIS
Amanda is an historic preservationist living in New York City with a particular fondness for fixer-uppers. She can be spotted checking out quirky historic details here, there, and everywhere in her handmade dresses. Every time Amanda sees a cozy room with large windows and beautiful built-ins she can’t help but imagine her very own sewing nook with oldies music playing in the background.

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2 thoughts on “Save This Brick Beauty in Crockett, Virginia!”

  • Jon Adams

    July 29, 2014 at 1:56 am

    Get rid of the wooden addition. Salvage the parts. The front porch is probably an addition. It should however be renovated allong with the brick structure.

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  • Jon Adams

    July 29, 2014 at 1:58 am

    3 1/2 acres of some kind of intense agriculture

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