THE ULTIMATE LIST OF CHEAP OLD HOUSES UNDER $50K…and BEYOND ––>
Cheapish c.1924 Historic Virginia House For Sale Under $170K
October 22, 2023
OHU50K Notes $169,900
So much to feast your eyes on in this historic Virginia home. The four bedroom, 1.5 bath home was owned by a pioneer aviator and Civil Rights activist. From the stone wall to the crystal chandelier, this home is full of history, beauty and memories. I am sure a buyer will overlook the TLC needed and continue to take care of Mr. Spencer’s legacy.
Your chance to own a home with historical significance located in a Historical District. Renaissance is the smallest of the city’s historic districts and part of a much larger residential neighborhood that was developed mostly after annexation in 1870. With several architecturally significant buildings within the District, the primary reason for local historic district designation was based on National Register Criterion B: Properties that are associated with the lives of persons significant in our past.” While interior and upgrades will be needed, this home shines as you approach the beautiful stone wall leading to the home. Beyond the rich history, this home features four large bedrooms, a walk up attic currently set up as a bedroom, off street parking, and garden space. Opportunities like this do not come on to the market often.
7,275 sqft lot
Build date 1924
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This was the home of aviation pioneer and Civil Rights activist Chauncey E. Spencer. He lived in the home from 1977 until his death in 2002. His daughter, Kyle, continued to live in the home until her death in 2006. Then other family members continued to live here. Mr. Spencer’s mother, Anne Spencer, a Harlem Renaissance poet, also lived on this street, and her house has a marker, too.