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    1501 Caroline Street

    FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22401
    • $1,075,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 38 Days
    • ID#: VAFB2000544
    UPDATED: 62 min ago
    $1,075,000
    • 4
      BEDS
    • 0.29
      ACRES
    • 3
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 3,579
      SQFT
    • $300
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1785

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    Description

    The Wellford House, one of Fredericksburg+GGs most historic homes, has been lovingly cared for, and updated, to welcome today+GGs most discerning buyers. Construction began in 1785 with architect Benjamin Hyde on land owned by the Fitzhugh family. A brick addition was added circa 1850, and the current owners John and Barbara Suval, built a sunny addition on the main level in 2005. Surrounded by lush gardens and stone patios, this house is deeply rooted in Virginia history. The main level library is thought to have been Dr. Robert Wellford+GGs medical office, with an entrance directly on Pitt Street. Indeed, Dr. Wellford was introduced by letter to Fielding Lewis and William Fitzhugh, Esq., of Chatham, by none other than George Washington who called him a +G+gent, highly spoken of in his profession and deserves every countenance and support from us for his great humanity+G-+G-, before his move to Fredericksburg. Wellford moved into the home as a tenant around 1790 and purchased the property in 1800. The Wellford family was in possession of the home until the mid-1960s. The Suvals, renowned antique dealers, were drawn to the house upon their first visit to Fredericksburg. They saw it as a +G+genuine antique+G- which would accommodate their eclectic mix of fine antiques and modern furniture, crafted by artisans from all over the country and around the world. They purchased the home from Walter Angel and Bill Dennis who owned The Virginians Antique shop on William Street, now home of Rebellion, and another connection to the Whiskey Rebellion of the 1790+GGs. Enter this stunning home from Caroline Street and into the center hall, enhanced by a custom mural painted by local artist Jim Eagan. The rich history is reflected in the formal living spaces which enhance the main level, while the more casual bedrooms and large family room are upstairs. Flanking the center hallway are the formal living room and the library - both are characterized by exquisite wood molding and delicate features such as a built-in bar and deep window sills. A cozy Chinese music room has a small half bath tucked into the space, too. The elegant dining room is accessed by the back pantry, attached to the kitchen, or through the living room. The kitchen has a French Country feel and has the most charming view out to the back patio. The large fireplace adds a rustic and homey touch to the room. A handcrafted Provencal mural, made of natural stone, is installed between the two sunny windows. From the pantry area, just off the kitchen, meander out into the breezeway and enjoy a tour of the latest addition which features sunny windows, a Primary Bedroom and bathroom, ample storage, laundry area, and a cozy sunroom for reading or relaxing. Double doors lead to the abundant gardens and patios +GG enjoy off-street parking on the back of the home, as well. Eight fireplaces add historic ambiance while the woodwork, windows, and custom blinds add charm and privacy. All the modern amenities make this house comfortable for today+GGs buyers. Three zoned heating and cooling provide total comfort. The second floor has two full bathrooms and three bedrooms which are as charming as the first floor. A large family room could be converted into a spacious upper level 2nd Owner Suite or used as it is now - a roomy gathering space with custom bookshelves and an impressive fireplace. Connected to two of the upper level bedrooms are flex spaces for home office, storage, dressing areas, or additional sleeping quarters. The attic is unfinished but look at the workmanship there +GG this house was built to last and is a shining example of craftsmanship, not to mention having survived the many cannonballs that are said to have passed through the home during the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg! The cellar would make a wonderful wine room with an earthen floor and two additional brick hearths.

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    1501 Caroline Street FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22401

    • Price: $1,075,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 62 min ago
    • ID#: VAFB2000544
    4
    Beds
    3
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.29
    Acres
    3,579
    SQFT
    $300
    $/SQFT
    1785
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    City Of Fredericksburg
    County:
    Fredericksburg City
    School District:
    Fredericksburg City Public Schools
    Property Description
    The Wellford House, one of Fredericksburg+GGs most historic homes, has been lovingly cared for, and updated, to welcome today+GGs most discerning buyers. Construction began in 1785 with architect Benjamin Hyde on land owned by the Fitzhugh family. A brick addition was added circa 1850, and the current owners John and Barbara Suval, built a sunny addition on the main level in 2005. Surrounded by lush gardens and stone patios, this house is deeply rooted in Virginia history. The main level library is thought to have been Dr. Robert Wellford+GGs medical office, with an entrance directly on Pitt Street. Indeed, Dr. Wellford was introduced by letter to Fielding Lewis and William Fitzhugh, Esq., of Chatham, by none other than George Washington who called him a +G+gent, highly spoken of in his profession and deserves every countenance and support from us for his great humanity+G-+G-, before his move to Fredericksburg. Wellford moved into the home as a tenant around 1790 and purchased the property in 1800. The Wellford family was in possession of the home until the mid-1960s. The Suvals, renowned antique dealers, were drawn to the house upon their first visit to Fredericksburg. They saw it as a +G+genuine antique+G- which would accommodate their eclectic mix of fine antiques and modern furniture, crafted by artisans from all over the country and around the world. They purchased the home from Walter Angel and Bill Dennis who owned The Virginians Antique shop on William Street, now home of Rebellion, and another connection to the Whiskey Rebellion of the 1790+GGs. Enter this stunning home from Caroline Street and into the center hall, enhanced by a custom mural painted by local artist Jim Eagan. The rich history is reflected in the formal living spaces which enhance the main level, while the more casual bedrooms and large family room are upstairs. Flanking the center hallway are the formal living room and the library - both are characterized by exquisite wood molding and delicate features such as a built-in bar and deep window sills. A cozy Chinese music room has a small half bath tucked into the space, too. The elegant dining room is accessed by the back pantry, attached to the kitchen, or through the living room. The kitchen has a French Country feel and has the most charming view out to the back patio. The large fireplace adds a rustic and homey touch to the room. A handcrafted Provencal mural, made of natural stone, is installed between the two sunny windows. From the pantry area, just off the kitchen, meander out into the breezeway and enjoy a tour of the latest addition which features sunny windows, a Primary Bedroom and bathroom, ample storage, laundry area, and a cozy sunroom for reading or relaxing. Double doors lead to the abundant gardens and patios +GG enjoy off-street parking on the back of the home, as well. Eight fireplaces add historic ambiance while the woodwork, windows, and custom blinds add charm and privacy. All the modern amenities make this house comfortable for today+GGs buyers. Three zoned heating and cooling provide total comfort. The second floor has two full bathrooms and three bedrooms which are as charming as the first floor. A large family room could be converted into a spacious upper level 2nd Owner Suite or used as it is now - a roomy gathering space with custom bookshelves and an impressive fireplace. Connected to two of the upper level bedrooms are flex spaces for home office, storage, dressing areas, or additional sleeping quarters. The attic is unfinished but look at the workmanship there +GG this house was built to last and is a shining example of craftsmanship, not to mention having survived the many cannonballs that are said to have passed through the home during the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg! The cellar would make a wonderful wine room with an earthen floor and two additional brick hearths.
    Exterior Features

    Architectural Style Colonial Construction Materials BrickCombinationFrame Exterior Features Extensive HardscapeLawn SprinklerOutbuilding(S)Secure StorageStone Retaining WallsUnderground Lawn Sprinkler Garage YN No Other Structures Above GradeBelow Grade Parking Features Concrete DrivewayPrivate Parking Types Driveway Pool No Pool Property Condition Excellent Riparian Rights YN No Water Access YN No Water Oriented YN No Water View YN No Waterfront YN No

    Interior Features

    Above Grade Fin SQFT 3579 Above Grade Unfinished Area 1400 Appliances DishwasherDisposalDryerOven/Range - ElectricRefrigeratorWasherWater Heater Basement Connecting StairwayDirt FloorPartialUnfinished Basement YN Yes Below Grade Finished Area 0 Below Grade Unfinished Area 902 Cooling Central A/CCeiling Fan(S)Zoned Fireplace Features CornerBrickMantel(S)Non-Functioning Fireplace YN Yes Fireplaces Total 8 Flooring Ceramic TileSolid Hardwood Heating Forced AirHeat Pump(S)Hot WaterRadiatorZoned Heating YN Yes Interior Features AtticBarBuilt-InsButlers PantryCeiling Fan(S)Chair RailingsCrown MoldingsEntry Level BedroomFloor Plan - TraditionalFormal/Separate Dining RoomKitchen - Table SpacePantryPrimary Bath(S)Recessed LightingStall ShowerTub ShowerWainscottingWalk-In Closet(S)Window TreatmentsWood Floors Laundry Type Main Floor Levels 4 Main Level Bedrooms 1 Room List Living RoomDining RoomPrimary BedroomSitting RoomBedroom 2Bedroom 3Bedroom 4KitchenFoyer2Nd Stry Fam RmOtherOfficeStorage RoomPrimary BathroomHalf Bath Rooms Total 19 Security Features Electric AlarmMotion DetectorsSecurity SystemSmoke Detector Spa YN No Upper Level1 Bedrooms 3 Walls Ceilings Plaster WallsCathedral CeilingsPaneled WallsDry Wall

    Property Features

    Accessibility Features None Assessment Year 2021 Association YN No Central Air YN Yes Condo YN No Cooling Fuel Electric Cross Street Pitt Foundation Details Brick/Mortar Heating Fuel Electric Historic YN Yes Horse YN No Hot Water Electric Lease Considered YN No Navigable Water YN N New Construction YN No Original MLSNumber 801042017152 Ownership Interest Fee Simple Possession Settlement Sale Type Standard Senior Community YN No Sewer Public Sewer Structure Design Type Detached Tax Annual Amount 6901.00 Tax Assessment Amount 831400.00 Transportation Bus Stop Less Than 1 MileCommuter Lots Less Than 5 MilesCommuter Rail Station 1 To 5 Miles Utilities Cable TvPhonePhone Connected Vacation Rental YN No Water Source Public Year Built Effective 2005 Zoning R2

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