The log portion of this exceptional home dates back to ca 1810, frame addition dates to ca 1910, which includes original hardwood floors, beautiful interior logs, and more recent unique lighting, trim, and handcrafted cabinets. The current owner has lovingly updated with all new windows, new lining for living room chimney serving wood stove, new propane logs in kitchen, new hot water heater, in master bedroom new hard wood floors, closet, shelving, and walk-in storage, new shingle roof over kitchen section, replacement/painting of some external trim and wood siding, some new interior paint, and some driveway widening with new culvert. A brick patio off of one of two covered porches accesses stone steps and walkway to gorgeous wildflower gardens, creek, and yard leading to garden shed, fruit trees, and grape arbor. Artistic touches abound. Out buildings include an artist studio, barn, and loads of storage space. Gas heat monitor for extra warmth in living room.
This extraordinary home will immediately transport you back in time. Great views, beautiful grounds, and artistic ambiance. Improvements serve to significantly enhance winter insulation/heating and air circulation during summer months. Grayson County offers a wide range of cultural and recreational activities including canoeing on the New River; Virginia Highlands Horse Trails; Appalachian Trail, Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area, and Grayson Highlands trail hiking; biking on the Creeper Trail and the New River Trail; Chestnut Creek School of the Arts; local and regional artisan/music trails including The Crooked Road and Round the Mountain; and much more.
From intersection of 21 and 58 in Town of Independence take 58 West approximately 18.8 miles and turn right on to Wallens Creek Road. Go 1/10 of a mile and turn left on to Woodcrest Road. Go approximately 7/10 of a mile and house is on the left.