635 S Samuel Street Charles Town, WV 25414
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Known as the Brown House, circa 1873, this elegant well-proportioned South Samuel Street house in historic Charles Town is situated on a beautiful large corner lot bordered by limestone and river rock stone walls, with stone entrances at the front entry and the rear paved driveway. Set back among the draping evergreen trees the front façade welcomes you with an expansive Doric columned front porch and fanlight entry with sidelights. Constructed on a symmetrical I-house plan the main level opens to a grand foyer with the formal living room, sitting room and dining room directly off the foyer. The dining room fireplace has been fitted with a low profile wood stove insert providing a fourth heat source to the house. Original architectural detailing respectively includes, hardwood floors, 9 ft. ceilings, large windows, 8 inch wood baseboards, wainscoting, chair rail, crown molding, wood mantles, fireplaces, pocket doors. The renovated light filled kitchen adjacent to the pantry/laundry is stunning. The kitchen is finished with hardwood floors, quartz countertops and solid wood custom cabinetry with combination wood and glass fronts. Appliances are faced with matching cabinetry fronts. A large fireclay farm sink overlooks the brick patio and mature landscaping. A coffee bar with separate water lines welcomes you for your morning cup of coffee. The five burner French La Cornue dual fuel stove is the centerpiece of the space with a gas burning cook top and double ovens, convection and electric. Above the cooktop is the wall mounted pasta faucet. On the main level, back of the foyer with an alcove entrance is the qualifying fifth bedroom with hardwood floors, four large beautiful windows, full bath and a closet. Room usage is flexible. The elegant staircase to the second floor delights with a lovely expansive window and built in window seat at the landing offering views of the back area. Off the large second floor center hall, the primary bedroom boasts a newly constructed en suite primary bathroom with custom solid wood vanities, quartz countertops, heated marble floor and a large custom shower with spot free glass enclosure and tile surround. Adjacent to the bathroom is the new primary walk in closet/dressing area with a laundry chute to the laundry room. Three guest bedrooms and two bathrooms are also situated off the second floor center hall, with the main guest bathroom newly renovated with a heated marble floor, glass walk in shower with tile surround, vanity and linen closet. The unfinished basement with concrete floor, interior and exterior entrances, provides ample storage space and a work area. The rear 22 ft. x 20 ft. detached outbuilding with French doors, concrete floor and storage closets provides generous storage space. Since 2021 the house has undergone extensive meticulous renovation of infrastructure to include but not limited to; new waterline from the house to the city hook up, installation of two new 200 amp electrical panels providing 400 amp service, removal of existing electrical wiring and replacement of new electrical wiring to 2023 specification, new plumbing at the kitchen, laundry room, primary bath, guest bath; all original windows removed, unassembled, repaired, painted, re-installed so windows are operable, original wood shutters removed, repaired, painted, rehung; custom storm windows with screens installed, chimneys professionally inspected, new liners and chimney caps installed; new water pressure tank, two new propane gas tankless water heaters, two new heat pumps, new propane furnace in the basement, new electric furnace in the attic. This is a magnificent property extensively renovated retaining the Architectural integrity and original character. Mature landscaping with English Boxwood from Mt. Vernon and a rear brick patio to enjoy. Within walking distance to restaurants, shops, businesses, the farmers market, Jefferson Memorial Park. Within commuting distance to VA,MD,DC
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