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2610 East Broad Street is for sale for $999,000:

Astonishing & completely renovated historical home built in 1897 located on Broad Street featuring 5 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths. Elegant foyer with marble flooring & decorative columns leads to a luxurious formal living room with double crown molding, original oak floors and marble wood burning fireplace. Stunning dining room complete with 3 crystal chandeliers, chair rail molding as well as triple crown molding & unique stain glass window. Spacious eat in chef’s kitchen complete w/ stainless steel appliances, granite counters, a prep island & recessed lighting. Second floor master suite has heart of pine floors, numerous closets, and renovated baths. English basement boasts separate theater room & wet bar! Additional buildable lots! Simply too much to list; an absolute must see!

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whatcher

And so it begins……

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SEW
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SEW

I’ve always loved this home! Do the dogs on the front porch come with it?

Alex
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Alex

I guess Buzzy’s hasn’t hurt property values too much in that block yet…

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A million dollar listing on the North side of Broad. Can’t wait to see what it actually sells for.

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Old House Lover
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FUBAR

Scrooge mcduck
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Scrooge mcduck

I call first dibs

Mary Louise Munden
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Casey Lee Collins Becky Surbrook look! Just under a mill… Let’s go in on it 3 ways

Casey Lee Collins
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holy shit, that place is insane!

Becky Surbrook
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Done!

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Bill 3
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Bill 3

Slightly (i.e., massively) out of my price range, but that’s a lovely home. Beautiful from the outside, & apparently even nicer on the inside! I enjoy walking past with my dog (who is the spitting image of the 2 statues out front) and watching him stare at them wondering why they aren’t moving.

Clay Street
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Clay Street

quite possibly the ugliest furniture I have ever seen. good lord. the kitchen is laughably unattractive as well.

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Charles
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Charles

I’m pretty dubious they’ll get it, but it will be interesting to see what it sells for – great for Church hill if it can come anywhere close. Please follow up…

Alex
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@11 – don’t worry, the furniture doesn’t come with it. If that’s what’s holding you back from buying, rest assured you can bring your own. 😉

Alex
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Alex

For some reason, the $999,000 price tag also makes me think of a scene from the greatest movie ever…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Md0LvQ9gANc

laura
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Several years ago, it sold in the $650000 range and has since been majorly upgraded increasing the usable square footage with the basement finish. That’s just one of the upgrades it’s has several other high dollar ones as well. I think it will go for fairly close to that amount~ 10%. 2200 E Grace was just listed for $940 ish …another stunner.

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I love how the “north side of Broad” gets read as shady. As a SNOB, I declare that anything south of a 200 block is more or less the same. BTW, the price tag seems pretty fair for the insane amount of square footage ($142/sq foot). Also while I don’t love all the finished, I still think this house is kind of amazing. It has a WINE CELLAR!!!

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The renovation certainly appears costly, but it also appears tone deaf to the church hill marketplace whether north or south. Buyers here want period or original character (marble, subway tile, beadboard, slate) not travertine bathrooms and mirrored floors, etc.

Alex
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For my money, I’d take the one at 2200 E Grace instead even though it’s a bit smaller. Though I don’t have that kind of money to dump into a house so it’s moot. 🙂

Clay Street
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Clay Street

Totally agree with #17.
Such an exception property and amazing lot, which all the more calls attention to the stunningly horrific choices that were made (the bathrooms? the kitchen? the marble floor in the entry? it’s like something out of “Real Housewives of New Jersey)
And anyone remotely in the market to buy that house is going to take one look at that travesty of a renovation and think “ok, so how much would it cost me to rip this junk out?” Will be a serious factor in whether it sells at all, for any price.

Eileen
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Eileen

“Additional buildable lots”? Let’s get THAT conversation started! What do you say, nearby neighbors?

laura
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@11/19…jealous? If you’re living over on Clay Street…you don’t see many of these over there do you?

crd
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@20 Eileen – yes, exactly where are the buildable lots? I’d also like to know.

Clay Street
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Clay Street

Haha, definitely not jealous of the furnishings or the renovation, although the property is amazing in terms of size, location, and potential. Any serious buyer at that price point would have to gut it to make it a quality home (lose the travertine, glass block, and crappy cabinetry, etc.). Whoever commits to the project will have the possibility of a real showcase of a home.

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Pierce

Good for the owners! Rising waters lift all boats.

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L.

I can’t help but wonder what the place looked like when they bought it. Maybe this place was rundown/vacant/whatever at some point…? It might explain why the homeowners made such weak design choices – the need to finish and fill a huge space, without having much original detail to go on? Regardless, it would be perfectly comfortable to move in and change those things over time. A light fixture here, new tile there… that kind of thing. But I’m also not sure that the typical buyer for a house that expensive would want to deal with that kind of crap.… Read more »

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Oh, and *most* of the fireplaces (except the weird, panel thing in the kitchen) are quite nice. So there’s that!

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I had no idea there were so many professional interior designers and renovators on here!! All you guys with such biting criticism of this home must be making boatloads of cash doing fabulous interior design for the Richmond’s elite!! Can you share some of your websites so I can reach out to you when it’s time to decorate my mansion tastefully?

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Old House Lover
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Old House Lover

@25- it was gorgeous before. Saw it on a CH Xmas tour one year. Very sad at what it has become.

crd
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Okay, from reading the Zillow listing (thanks @28), it appears to have only one working fireplace which is in the living room. And I still do not get the ‘additional buildable lots.’ Can someone please explain about the lots? Thanks.

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Julia H

I can’t believe people use this blog to air their negative personal opinions and they don’t have the guts to use their names…..JM, I love your blog, but I hate having to weed through comments like Clay Street and L.

Charles
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Charles

Ok, the furniture is ugly, but the buildout, while tone deaf, isn’t to the point that it needs to be ripped out immediately

Alex
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@30 – I assume it’s the “buildable” part of that phrase that’s stumping you too right? I think there does appear to be an extra lot or two with the house but I’m not sure how they’ve come to the conclusion that it’s “buildable.”

My guess is that a.) the owner wouldn’t like having another house that close and b.) the neighbors would raise such a high holy stink about any attempts to build there that it would make the Buzzy’s commotion look like a garden club meeting.

Wow
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Wow

Seriously guys…given that we have a collection of award-winning designers, architects and decorators on this board, I’m DYING…just DYING to see your portfolio of work.

Your talents must be shared with the world – otherwise it’s just unfair!

After all, these silly millionaires who can afford these expensive homes – well – they are typically idiots. You need to save them from their awful taste, and even better if you can do it from the comfort of your parent’s basement! I think I hear Mom coming down the stairs with the meatloaf!!

Alex
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@34 – you need to untwist your panties a bit. I don’t agree with most of the decor criticisms but there’s no need to start with the mom’s basement crap. Let folks express their opinion on a house with making it personal.

I’m pretty sure potential buyers aren’t looking to CHPN yahoos for advice whether they should buy or not so I doubt one person’s gripes make a difference. If you’d like to tell the group why you like the decor that might be positive.

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Lucky Canine

“Mom’s basement”. Bwahahaha!! Ok, so some of the house may be a *tad* overdone. Who am I to say – I will never have $999k to spend on a house so what does my opinion matter?? But love that yard – WOW!!!

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Alex

Another interesting listing popped up over the last week. IMO, this is the premiere high end house in Church Hill with the park views and history. Looks like it could use a bit of work with the “AS IS” disclaimer but if this doesn’t bring in the big bucks, nothing will. If I had a million to spend on a house right now it would be on the Libby house. I don’t see the one above selling until the Libby house moves. http://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1-N-29th-St-Richmond-VA-23223/12520506_zpid/ I’ve also seen a couple homes on the Buzzy’s nearby neighbors block coming up, including this one…… Read more »

crd
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Alex, the house at 2714 East Broad is in the next block down, not the one that Buzzy’s is on, and it is on the opposite side of the street, set way back. Not sure I would draw any conclusions there, and I’m really tired of hearing about Buzzy’s. Please, let’s put that issue behind us. However, I do agree with you on the Luther Libby house, and I think it will go for close to what they are asking, particularly as it also includes income producing properties – both the basement apartment plus the carriage house. And it has… Read more »

Eric Huffstutler
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Eric Huffstutler

If I am not mistaken this was the original Billups Funeral Home and residence. I would love to see inside but what is ugly about the furniture? I hope they have correct period antiques in it. But by the description $1M isn’t that far off and is made for formal entertaining. Think of what can be if the right socialite buys it.

Eric Huffstutler
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Eric Huffstutler

Oh, and why are they selling?

Eric Huffstutler
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Eric Huffstutler

Never mind, see they have reproduction odd stuff throughout and no period pieces to showcase the house, too bad.

Clay Street
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Clay Street
William Ryan Hamlet
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JM what was your intention in posting this? Free advertising or was this a paid ad?