Away from the noise and bustle of the city lies this beautifully restored farmhouse in Charles Town, WV. Originally built in 1846 for a prosperous farmer named Joseph Myers, this historic country home is absolutely one-of-a-kind and full of character.
While the farmhouse retains all of its historic charm, such as its wood flooring and five working fireplaces, it has been updated in order to make it a comfortable living space for modern times. Now replete with modern technology and amenities, this home has all the advantages of the twenty-first century while still retaining its classic, historical character.
Located close to the Shenandoah River, this home is ideal for the avid outdoorsman. The proximity to the river allows for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and more in the summertime.
In one of several sitting rooms, hardwood floors and paneling accent the fireplace in the center of the room. Comfortable furniture completes the room, making it an ideal place for lounging after a long day.
In a second sitting room, another fireplace is showcased by the display cabinets on either side. This room is a perfect place to keep family heirlooms and vintage showpieces, which will look right at home in this historic farmhouse.
This home's kitchen doubles as an eating area, with a more formal dining room adjoining. In addition to modern appliances such as a stainless steel refrigerator, this country kitchen also includes unique and original rustic touches such as the stone wall above the sink.
The formal dining room is a gorgeous setting for big family dinners and celebrations. With gleaming hardwood cabinets for storing china and silver, another brick fireplace, as well as an intricate gold-toned light about the table, this is sure to be the site of Thanksgivings for decades to come.
The library in this 19th-century farmhouse is sure to please any bibliophile in search of a quiet, cozy spot to read a good book. With a few extra comfortable wingback chairs in period style, this room can transport one to a simpler time when reading was done by candlelight. Plus -are you seeing a theme here?- there's a gorgeous brick fireplace.
This historic farmhouse's master bedroom, one of three, is spacious and filled with light; it is a room anyone would be happy to come home to after a long day. With unique country accents such as an antique banjo and a clawfoot bathtub in the master bath, this room celebrates the rustic nature of the rest of the farmhouse.
Sure to be anyone's favorite part of this historic home is the hidden stairwell to the master bedroom. In a feature that can't be found in just any other home, this farmhouse includes a doorway to a separate stairwell that leads directly to the master bedroom and bath. Without a doubt, it is unique and one-of-a-kind design features like this that make this home such an amazing piece of history and an even better home.
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