5 Historic Homes on the Market in Hampton Roads


Living in the Hampton Roads area tends to elicit certain responses from people. They remember visiting Colonial Williamsburg in middle school or something similar…

The area’s rich history is admired far and wide.

To celebrate some of the history of our area, we have put together a list of the 5 most historic homes for sale in the Hampton Roads area.

1. 12500 Eagles Nest RD, Charles City, VA 23030

Year Built: 1685

Historic home in Charles City. Aerial view of Chickahominy River

Price: $795,000

This home is listed on the Virginia Historic Registry as Armiger-Tyree-Lamb House. This home is constructed with traditional brick laying techniques.
This home sits on a 5-acre bluff overlooking Chickahominy River, surrounded by 5000 acre Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area.

This home was in disrepair and brought back to life with some new additions. 

Property also includes oversize garage that is currently used as workshop and catering kitchen. The 20×30 pool with slate surround and pool house for storage and pool equipment.

It also has 3 fireplaces converted to gas & 2 non-working fireplaces.

Listing Firm: Howard Hanna


2. 400 Main Street, Smithfield, VA 23430

Year Built: 1799

Price: $238,000

A charming home in Smithfield near mainstays of the area.
1799 home has been meticulously renovated and updated while keeping aesthetics true to its historic nature.

Listing Firm: Chandler Realty

3. 7971 Glass RD, Gloucester, VA 23072

Year Built: 1810

Price: $2,100,000

This gorgeous waterfront estate is situated on 70 Acres on Vaughan’s Creek.

The 2 1/2 story Georgian Manor House has been restored & expanded, w/ elegant architect designed additions. Interior features include original heart pine & black walnut floors, center hall, original mantels, doors & moldings, and 10 fireplaces.

So fancy

Breathtaking views of the waterfront & gardens from every room. 

In-ground pool, pool house, tennis, stables, pasture, paddock, glass greenhouse & original 2 story barn/carriage house now adapted for use as a large garage/workshop. Featured multiple times on the Historic Garden Week in Virginia tour.

Listing Firm: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty – Williamsburg


4. 202 North Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Year Built: 1820

Price: $495,000

The Grice Neely house circa 1820 was restored by noted architect John Paul Hanbury & updated by the present owner.

It is an English basement home with Greek Revival features.

The huge garden has a green house, shed & ground well house. The home features a front porch with the original front door, beautiful heart pine floors & spiral staircase. Separate apartment attached to the home!

Listing Firm: Chandler Realty


5. 300 N Keith Road, Hampton, VA 23669

Year Built: 1841

Price: $699,000

This waterfront land in Hamton has has two homes on it. The main house is in need of renovation but it was occupied until last year when a water line broke.

Listing Firm: Keller Williams


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