Fixers with Report

All of the homes on this page have been studied by an architect to determine their best use and to create draft rehabilitation plans.  The architects’ reports are available on request below.

 

862-866 Green Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 4,502   Lot: 15,512

Asking: $67,530

Architect’s report available

Initially constructed before 1877, the house began life as a smaller single-family home. Italianate in appearance with bracketed cornice and low hip roof, it is presently configured as two five-room and one six-room apartment.  Draft architectural plans call for conversion to a duplex – two townhouse-type units.

The left unit could be made habitable fairly quickly while rehabbing the right unit as your dream townhouse.  The first floor of the right unit has been stripped to the studs.

The home is located just a few steps from Doyle Thomas / Green Street Park.  Rehab and occupancy covenants required.  Brokers protected.



622 Holbrook Avenue

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 4,148   Lot: 7,236

Carriage House: 752

Asking: $62,220

Architect’s report available

Featuring a cast iron porch unique for Danville was erected about 1880. The first owner, Paul Venable, was in the leaf tobacco business. After residing there until 1898, he sold the house to his nephew, Col. A.B. Carrington – perhaps its best-known owner. Carrington’s title came from his service on the staff of governor Andrew Jackson Montague, the only Virginia governor to have lived in Danville.

 


209 Jefferson Avenue

Owner/agent:   Held For Resale

Square Feet: 2,661   Lot: 4,500

Asking: $39,915

Architect’s report available

This clapboard side-hall Victorian was completed sometime before 1890. The wide window trim crown accented headers, bracketed cornice, and shallow hip-roof soffit give this home an Italianate feel. The front door retains its original paneling and “egg and dart” molding. An original ceiling medallion still graces the front hall.


217 Jefferson Avenue

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 3,698   Lot: 8,456

Asking: $55,470

Architect’s report available

This three bay clapboard Italianate was constructed in 1899 by wealth tobacconist R.A. Bendall to showcase his success. The front porch still possesses its corbelled cornice, pierced brackets, and ornately-carved Eastlake double doors. The interior has few original features due to its conversion to four apartments in the 1940s.  The top floor units have since been joined into an owner’s apartment which could be made livable very quickly.

The architect recommends use of this structure as a duplex, though a single-family conversion or maintenance of the present layout is possible.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


226 Jefferson Avenue

Owner/agent:   Held For Resale

Square Feet: 2,732   Lot: 8,096

Asking: $40,980

Architect’s report available

Underneath the façade alterations made to convert this building to a triplex is a beautiful single-family two-bay brick home. Built more-than-likely as a rental for Danville’s upper middle class, it once resembled its larger neighbors.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


817 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 1,496   Lot: 5,670

Asking: $22,440

Architect’s report available

This one-story wood clad single family residence is in the Folk Victorian style. It features a front porch supported by square columns and gingerbread in its gables.

This home was long occupied by a telegrapher for the steam railroad, with many other railroad employees as his neighbors.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


820 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 3,474  Lot: 7,850

Asking: $52,110

Architect’s report available

The house at 820 Pine Street is a Folk Victorian style two-story dwelling with cement fiber siding, concrete masonry unit foundation and a metal roof over a wood frame structure. The house was built around 1890 and was most recently used as a multi-dwelling unit. To accommodate more tenants, the house was enlarged over the years. Removal of those additions and a return to a single-family home is recommended.

The original, small two-story home includes two upstairs bedrooms.  A large rear addition resembles a ranch-style home.

This home was owned by the Pete Maurakis family from the late 1930s into the 1980s.  Mr. Maurakis was the owner of a downtown café.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


830 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 2,805   Lot: 9,150

Asking: $42,075

Architect’s report available

The house at 830 Pine Street is a Folk Victorian style two-story dwelling with wood siding, brick foundation, and a metal roof over a wood frame structure. The house was built around 1890 and was most recently used as a multi-dwelling unit. To accommodate more tenants, the house was enlarged over the years. Removal of those additions and a return to a single-family home is recommended.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


835 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 1,544   Lot: 7,875

Asking: $23,160

Architect’s report available

As with many other cottages on Pine Street, this home is a wood clad example of the Folk Victorian style. Its front porch features turned columns. While addition have been made to the rear, the house retains its central corridor with four main rooms.  the rear porch will require replacement due to failed joists.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


841 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 1,433   Lot: 6,750

Asking: $21,495

Architect’s report available

Very similar to 835 Pine Street, this Folk Victorian cottage was once the home of the last surviving Confederate veteran in Danville, Mr. A. A. Moore, who lived here from the 1920s until his passing at age 93 in 1939.  The building is in fair condition requiring full replacement of a rear addition with a failed beam and floor system.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


844 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 2,772   Lot: 10,000

Asking: $41,580

Architect’s report available

This American Foursquare two story residence metal siding and a metal roof over a brick foundation. Built before 1900, it was most recently used as a multi-unit dwelling. The removal of rear additions and a return to single-family use is recommended.

Occupied by the Longwell family from the outset into the 1940s, son Eugene was an employee of the New York Times.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


845 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 1,554   Lot: 6,622

Asking: $23,310

Architect’s report available

The modest house at 845 Pine Street has a simple rectangular form. Its pedimented entry portico is supported by square columns and features board-and-batten siding in its gable end. The front door is flanked by sidelights and surmounted by a transom. The exterior walls are sheathed with weatherboard and the roof is covered with standing-seam metal. The interior retains its historic plan, wood floors, plaster, trim, fireplaces, and mantels. In the 1920s, this home was known for its fine vegetable garden.

Home to the Pikrel family in the 1930s and 1940s, the court once dismissed a charge of using abusive language over the telephone against Mary Jones Pickeral.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


855 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 1,750   Lot: 12,750

Asking: $26,250

Architect’s report available

This raised Folk Victorian cottage is replete with Queen Anne-inspired details. This is especially evident on the front porch with its turned balusters, Tuscan columns, and side turret. Another notable feature is the front door with sidelights and a front-facing gable with copper finial. Inside, the house retains its historic plan, hardwood floors, decorative plaster cornices in the entrance hall, and two intact fireplace mantels.

This home was in the Prescott family from the 1910s into the 1990s.  At one time, the Prescotts rented potions of the house to three other families.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


858 Pine Street

Owner/agent: Held For Resale

Square Feet: 2,954   Lot: 13,000

Asking: $44,310

Architect’s report available

Of Italianate style, this two-story dwelling was built around 1880. It was most recently used as a multi-unit dwelling, but its return to a single-family residence is recommended.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


861 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 2,011   Lot: 5,882

Asking: $30,165

Architect’s report available

This two-story wood clad single-family residence is an example of the Folk Victorian style. The building features a front porch supported by turned columns. The original structure consists of a stair corridor along the right side of the building with 4 main rooms adjacent to the corridor. The rear addition currently consists of a bathroom, kitchen, and a bedroom on the first floor and a bathroom, kitchen, and balcony on the second floor of the house. Its return from a duplex to a single-family residence is suggested.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.


864 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 1,960   Lot: 13,000

Asking: $29,400

Sold with covenants


870 Pine Street

Owner/agent:  Held For Resale

Square Feet: 3,404   Lot: 12,400

Asking: $51,060

Architect’s report available

A fine example of the Italianate style, the cornice of this home is especially ornate with a frieze featuring sawn panels and sunflower motifs. The corner boards curve into large brackets. The exterior also includes a double-leaf entry with a transom and decorative sawn surround as well as its two-over-four full-length windows on the porch.

Rehab and occupancy covenants required. Brokers protected.