Steel Magnolias


1116 Washington Avenue, South Boston, VA  24592

 Special Features

Handsome frame Victorian, built in 1892 and carefully updated to twenty-first century standards, suitable for a large family, multigenerational living or easily converted into a bed and breakfast. Four to six bedrooms, four full baths, modern eat-in kitchen with gas range, double ovens and large work island. Formal dining room, full wet-bar, sunroom, zoned heating and air conditioning, nine fireplaces, two of which have been converted to gas, two large screened in porches with ceiling fans, slate decks and a charming back yard with established herb and flower gardens. Off street parking for four vehicles. Popular tree lined neighborhood within walking distance of downtown amenities including shopping, restaurants, churches, art galleries and the performing arts center.

 The left wing has a parlor(18’x14’5”) w. adjoining sunroom, a full sized wet bar, a family room, and a full bathroom w. handicap shower and a bedroom.

The right wing has a second parlor(15’2”x21’4”), the dinning room (21’x17’), a second full bath a cozy study/bedroom leading to large screened porch overlooking the lush back yard, kitchen 15x13(with hemlock cabinets & butcher block countertops) opens to a dining area13x15 with fireplace & built-in china cabinet.

Off the kitchen the 38’ x 7.4” keeping room leads to the laundry room. Breezes flow throughout the house due to porches & foyer.

The second floor has three bedrooms and two full baths.
Three zones of heating & cooling. Oil heat downstairs and gas up.
A short stroll to town.
Circa 1892. Taxes $1,927. Lot 90’ x 295’ DB436/381. 5,620 SQFT, 3 screen porches 

Front foyer 41’ x 11’3” | Family room 17’9” x 14’ | Master Bedroom 15’3” x 20’ | BR 2 2nd fl. 16’8” x 15’10” | BR 3 2nd fl. 17’8” x 13’7” | Study/BR4 17’9” x 14’


Scotty Felton - Long & Foster
Phone: (434) 575-1100  ::  Fax: (434) 575-1202

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Dining Room



Beach Room

Wet Bar


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