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1485 Three Otters RD Bedford, VA 24523

Description of 1485 Three Otters RD Bedford, VA 24523

Beautiful historic home in North Bedford County on 19+/- acres with picture perfect mountain views. Fantastic details in this circa 1830 home. 6000 sq' main home with Flemish bond brickwork. Main house has 4/2.5 with formal DR, double parlor, both boasting French marble fireplaces (decorative only), den, grand entrance hall, full walk up attic with an additional 5 large rooms for storage, living. Original doors and staircases with hand painted, feathered faux finishes. Handsomely added closets in den, formal dining room, bedrooms. Beautiful heart pine flooring, splayed window jams, original simplistic ceiling moldings add to desirable interior features. The exterior boasts a Greek architecture Doric order lesson for all: The Doric entablatures: triglyphs and metopes, most replaced with windows in the attic for visibility over the valleys as well as added air flow. Detailed guttae are found below the triglyphs in the frieze, mutules found on the soffits. Paver stone sunroom and kitchen were later additions. Beautiful layout, original historic windows, the Abel Nichols family cemetery. Beautiful detached guest house/cottage is a 2000 sq' 2/1.5 with two sets of stairs, cooking hearths and beautiful Flemish bond brickwork. Smokehouse is outfitted as an efficiency apartment. Exterior wood furnace, oil furnace in place. Chicken coop is a retrofitted workshop. Beautiful large well house has great construction, loft area. Come see where the horse races were held, where R.E. Lee was gifted a horse. Titled Three Otters, this property has been on the National Historic Registry since 1972 as well as on the Virginia historic registry. This impressive home is eligible for some great tax credits for rehabilitation to today's standards, in addition to restoring to yesterday's beauty. The house is in very good condition with solid construction, recently replaced metal roof and copper flashing and chimney caps. With beauty surrounding, this is a rare opportunity! Nichols family built, the family cemetery is in place, surrounded by iron fencing. Unparalleled mountain views.


(434) 237-7777

  • Single Family
    • MLS Number:
    • 855086
    • Status:
    • Price:
    • $600,000
    • Bedrooms:
    • 4 bed
    • Bathrooms:
    • 2 bath/1 half
    • Size:
    • 6000 sqft, 19 acre
    • Built:
    • 1829
    • Listed Days:
    • 190 day(s) ago
    • Taxes:
    • $ 2,656
    • Garage Size:

Map of 1485 Three Otters RD Bedford, VA 24523

Features of 1485 Three Otters RD Bedford, VA 24523

  • Appliance Desc : Dishwasher
  • Microwave Desc : Microwave oven
  • Refrig Desc : Refrigerator
  • Basement Desc : Partial basement
  • Building Sq Ft : 6000
  • Construction Desc : Total finished square feet: 6000.00
  • Exterior Desc : Porch
  • Fireplace Desc : Fireplace in den
  • Forced Air : Yes
  • Heating Cooling Desc : Forced air heat
  • Breakfast Desc : Breakfast area
  • Floors : Wood floors
  • Area : 0600 - Bedford County
  • Has View : Yes
  • Lot Number : 25-27
  • Lot Size Acres : 19
  • Lot Sq Ft : 3049200
  • Mountain View : Yes
  • Neighborhood : N/A
  • County Code : BEDFORD
  • Ob Property Type : Single Family
  • Property Type Desc : Single Family
  • Tax Amount : 2656
  • Transaction Type : Sale
  • Baths Full : 2
  • Baths Half : 1
  • Baths Total : 2.5
  • Beds : 4
  • Den Desc : Den Level: Entry
  • Dining Desc : Dining Level: Entry
  • Kitchen Desc : Kitchen Level: Entry
  • Laundry Desc : Laundry Room Level: Upper
  • Living Desc : Living Room Level: Entry
  • Master Bed Desc : Master Bedroom Level: Upper
  • Elementary School : Bedford
  • High School : Liberty High
  • Middle School : Liberty Middle
  • Water Sewer Desc : Septic system
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